Day: May 12, 2019

Sri Lanka’s Catholics hold first Sunday mass since Easter attacks

The Catholic church in Sri Lanka has held the first regular Sunday mass since the Easter suicide bombings of churches and hotels killed more than 250 people on April 21.

Police curfew in Chilaw

Police curfew was imposed within the Chilaw Police Division with immediate effect until 4 a.m. tomorrow following a tense situation.

Latest Sri Lanka arrest throws spotlight on Wahhabism in eastern hotbed

Sri Lankan authorities have arrested a Saudi-educated scholar for what they claim are links with Zahran Hashim, the suspected ringleader of the Easter Sunday bombings, throwing a spotlight on the rising influence of Salafi-Wahhabi Islam on the island’s Muslims.

ICC charges Sri Lankan performance analyst Sanath Jayasundara

Sri Lanka Cricket (SLC) performance analyst Sanath Jayasundara was provisionally suspended with immediate effect on Saturday for two breaches of the International Cricket Council’s (ICC) anti-corruption code, the sport’s governing body said.

‘Public’s trust in the govt & opposition diminished’ – PM

Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe says the public’s trust in the government, the Opposition and Parliament has diminished following the Easter Sunday attacks.