Day: May 5, 2019

Police curfew imposed in Negombo

Police curfew has been imposed within Negombo police division with immediate effect in order to control a tense situation, stated the Police Media Spokesperson.

Deserted beaches, empty rooms: Sri Lanka tourism takes a hit after bombings

Sri Lanka’s $4.4 billion tourism industry is reeling from cancellations as travelers shun the sun and sand Indian Ocean island after multiple suicide bombings that killed over 250 people two weeks ago.

In wake of deadly attacks, Sri Lanka president vows stability before vote

Sri Lanka President Maithripala Sirisena said on Saturday the security forces would “eradicate terrorism” following devastating suicide attacks on Easter Sunday and restore stability before a presidential election due by year-end.

Makandure Madush deported from Dubai

Notorious underworld drug kingpin Makandure Madush who was arrested in Dubai, was deported to Sri Lanka this morning, police spokesman SP Ruwan Gunasekera said.