15 IS affiliates trying to sneak into India from Sri Lanka, Navy, Coast Guard and marine cops placed on high alert after the warning from Intel

15 IS affiliates trying to sneak into India from Sri Lanka, Navy, Coast Guard and marine cops placed on high alert after the warning from Intel

Thiruvananthapuram: The Intelligence agencies warned that nearly 15 IS terrorists have set off towards Lakshadweep in a boat. Following this warning, the security agencies have been placed on high alert and patrolling in the coastal areas of Lakshadweep and Kerala has been intensified. Indian Navy, Coast Guard and Marine cop boats and surveillance aircraft too […]

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US to assist Sri Lanka in marine security, announcement in a joint statement by the two countries

US to assist Sri Lanka in marine security, announcement in a joint statement by the two countries

Washington: The United States has adopted an aggressive stance to stop Chinese activities from the Pacific Ocean to the Indian ocean. The United States has initiated efforts to build relations with the countries in the sector and is deliberately improving its marine cooperation, with Sri Lanka. David Hale, US Under Secretary of State for Political […]

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IS chief Baghdadi warns of attacks on France and its allies in a new video

IS chief Baghdadi warns of attacks on France and its allies in a new video

Cairo: Abu Bakr-al-Baghdadi, the chief of the terrorist organisation IS, who had announced establishing Caliphate the world over by initiating conflict between Iraq and Syria, has instigated his supporters once again. Baghdadi claimed to have avenged the defeat in Syria, by carrying out blasts in churches and five-star hotels in Sri Lanka. He further incited […]

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Sri Lanka imposes Burqa ban; President Sirisena issues ordinance

Sri Lanka imposes Burqa ban; President Sirisena issues ordinance

Colombo: Srilanka imposed a Burqa Ban on Monday. President Maitripala Sirisena issued an ordinance banning the burqa, using special powers. The Sri Lankan President’s office informed that this decision has been taken in view of security. The Sri Lankan President’s office said that although the order does not mention burqa and Hijab directly, it says […]

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Emergency declared in Sri Lanka; the number of dead crosses 290, 8 Indians among dead

Emergency declared in Sri Lanka; the number of dead crosses 290, 8 Indians among dead

Colombo: The number of people killed in the Sunday serial blasts, in Sri Lanka, has reached 290. One more planned saboteur activity was busted with the seizure of 87 detonators from the bus depot in capital Colombo. But this has made the security conditions critical, and therefore, Sri Lankan President Maitripala Sirisena declared emergency in […]

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Intense protests in Sri Lanka against the dismissal of Ranil Wickremesinghe

Intense protests in Sri Lanka against the dismissal of Ranil Wickremesinghe

Colombo: There is instability in Sri Lanka over the dismissal of Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe by President Maithripala Sirisena. Thousands of Wickramesinghe supporters protested in front of the Sri Lankan Parliament, Prime Minister’s office and the President’s residence shouting slogans against President Sirisena. The police took action against the protests organised by Wickremesinghe’s party, the United […]

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China to take over Zambian Airport and its electricity company, after defaulting on loan repayment

China to take over Zambian Airport and its electricity company, after defaulting on loan repayment

Beijing: Zambia is on the verge of becoming the first victim to the Chinese ambition of acquiring the property, infrastructure and natural resources by tightening the noose of huge debts. The Chinese decisions to acquire the Gwadar port in Pakistan and Hambantota port in Sri Lanka against huge loans came under severe criticism from the […]

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China ensnaring countries all over the world into a debt trap, claims a leading US Daily

China ensnaring countries all over the world into a debt trap, claims a leading US Daily

Washington/Beijing: China has succeeded in acquiring a strategic military base within a few hundred miles of the Indian border, by ensnaring Sri Lanka in a debt trap, claimed a leading US daily. In an agreement signed at the end of last year, the Sri Lankan government has leased the Hambantota port and 15,000 acres of […]

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