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First consignment of diesel arrives in Colombo: Minister

Colombo: Power and Energy Minister Kanchana Wijesekera on Saturday said a consignment of diesel has arrived in the Colombo port.

Sri Lanka: Curfew imposed in Colombo after clashes between protesters

Colombo: A curfew was imposed by the police in Sri Lanka on Monday after tensions arose following clashes between protesters in Colombo.

Hundreds protest outside Sri Lanka President's residence amid economic crisis

Colombo/IBNS: People in Sri Lankan capital Colombo, suffering from a massive economic crisis, erupted in protest on Thursday evening, reports said.

Sri Lanka bans fertilizers from China after finding it contaminated

Sri Lanka has barred a Chinese ship carrying desperately needed organic fertiliser which experts said was tainted with harmful bacteria, media reports said.

Colombo Port city to become Chinese colony: Sri Lankan opposition party

The proposed Colombo Port City Economic Commission Bill will turn the Colombo Port City--a dream project of Sri Lankan Prime Minister Mahinda Rajapaksa--into a Chinese colony, an opposition party in Sri Lanka alleged.

Sri Lanka lifts 25-year ban on private helicopter flights from Colombo

Colombo/Xinhua/UNI: In a bid to boost tourism, Sri Lankan President Gotabaya Rajapaksa on Friday lifted a 25-year ban on the operation of helicopter flights by private operators from the heart of capital city of Colombo.

Sri Lanka: 'All blast suspects killed or arrested'

Colombo, May 7 (UNI): Sri Lanka's security authorities have either killed or arrested all those responsible for the Easter suicide bombings that left 257 people dead, according to the police chief.

Terror group behind Sri Lanka blasts possessed LKR 140 million cash and assets worth LKR 7 billion

Colombo, May 7 (IBNS): In a new revelation from the investigation, police have found that the ISIS-linked Sri Lankan extremist group National Thowheed Jamaath (NTJ) responsible for carrying out the Sri Lankan blasts possessed 140 million in cash and assets worth Rs. 7 billion, media reports said.

Security further beefed outside Sri Lanka's capital following violent clashes

Colombo, May 6 (Xinhua) Sri Lanka's police on Monday said security has been further beefed up in Negombo on the outskirts of Sri Lanka's capital Colombo following violent clashes which erupted on Sunday night.

Sri Lanka blasts: Island nation bans burqa to ensure public safety

Colombo, Apr 29 : More than a week after Sri Lanka witnessed eight blasts by Islamist groups that left 253 people dead on an Easter Sunday, the Island Nation in order to ensure public safety on Monday banned burqa worn by Muslim women to cover their faces.

Islamic State takes responsibility for attack in Kalmunai town during police raids

Colombo, Apr 28 (IBNS): Terrorist group Islamic State has claimed responsibility for the clash with Sri Lankan forces in Kalmunai town on Saturday.

Sri Lanka: Explosion in a town near Colombo, no casualties

Colombo, Apr 25 (IBNS): Four days after the Easter Sunday attacks, an explosion took place in a town near Colombo, the capital city of Sri Lanka, media reports said.

Sri Lankan bombers were well educated: Minister

Colombo, Apr 24 (BNS): Sri Lanka's State Defense Minister Ruwan Wijewardene on Wednesday said that majority of bombers, who were involved in the suicide blasts in the country, were well educated.

Sri Lankan bombers were well educated: Minister

Colombo, Apr 24 (BNS): Sri Lanka's State Defense Minister Ruwan Wijewardene on Wednesday said that majority of bombers, who were involved in the suicide blasts in the country, were well educated.

Sri Lanka bombings likely beyond capacity of local group: Minister

Washington, Apr 23 (Sputnik/UNI) The terror attacks that killed nearly 300 people at Christian churches across Colombo on Sunday were beyond the capability of local extremist groups to carry out on their own, Sri Lankan Minister for Economic Reforms Harsha De Silva said in an interview.