(JAFFNA, LANKAPUVATH) – None of the Indian pilgrims have attended the annual festival at a famous Church in Sri Lanka’s Katchatheevu Island amid tensions between both the countries following the killing of an Indian fisherman allegedly by the Lankan Navy, The New Indian Express reported."“No Indians turn up at Kachchathivu St. Anthony’s Church fest” – Navy"
(KERALA, LANKAPUVATH) – Alleged Islamic State (IS) recruiter from Kerala, Abdul Rashid Abdulla, accused of instigating 22 youths from Kerala to join the terror outfit, was sternly asked to leave a religious school in Sri Lanka on account of his radical views, according to a chargesheet filed by the National Investigation Agency (NIA), the DNA reported."NIA chargesheet asks Keralite to leave religious school in Sri Lanka"
(NEW DELHI, LANKAPUVATH) – India on Thursday (09) said it expects Sri Lanka to expedite the investigation into the killing of one of its fishermen given the “Gravity and seriousness” of the issue, the Press Trust of India reported."India expects Sri Lanka to expedite probe into fisherman killing"
(MANILA, LANKAPUVATH) – A Sri Lankan wanted for sexually abusing mostly young children has been arrested by the Police in Cabanatuan, Nueva Ecija in the Philippines, the Inter Aksyon reported."Sri Lankan wanted for child sex abuse nabbed in Philippines"
(WASHINGTON, LANKAPUVATH) – The United States (US) Federal Agencies have launched a criminal investigation into the public release of documents said to detail Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) hacking tools, US officials say."FBI and CIA launch criminal investigation into malware leaks"
(JAKARTA, LANKAPUVATH) – President Maithripala Srisena has ordered a thorough probe into the killing of an Indian fisherman allegedly by the Sri Lankan Navy, Indian Vice President Hamid Ansari today (08) said after raising the issue with him in Jakarta."President assures India thorough probe into attack on Indian fishermen"
(WASHINGTON, LANKAPUVATH) – The Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) Director James Comey has rejected President Donald Trump’s claim that his predecessor, Mr. Barack Obama, ordered a wiretap of his phone before he was elected United States (US) President, US media say."FBI Director rejects President Trump’s wiretap claim"
(COLOMBO, LANKAPUVATH) – The Police have arrested 20 suspects over the weaponry found at the Magistrate’s Court premises in Mount Lavinia, on Wednesday (01)."UPDATE: Police arrest 20 suspects over weapons found in Mount Lavinia Court"