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Sri Lankan soldiers inspect the damage inside St. Sebastian's Church where a bomb blast took place in Negombo, Sri Lanka

What is NTJ, the group being blamed for Easter Sunday bombings in Sri Lanka

Telecom and sports minister Harin Fernando tweeted out pictures of an internal police memo warning about an NTJ bomb attack, but experts are sceptical.
Sri Lankan soldiers inspect the damage inside St. Sebastian's Church where a bomb blast took place in Negombo, Sri Lanka

Blasts in Sri Lanka indicate volatile South Asia could be the next Middle East

From India's Kashmir issue to Myanmar's persecution of Muslim Rohingyas, South Asia remains a volatile sub-continent teetering on a very dangerous precipice.

Sri Lanka govt blames National Thowheed Jamath for terror attacks that killed 290

Although no group has claimed responsibility for the bombings yet, officials revealed they were warned that NTJ had been planning such terror attacks.
Sri Lanka blasts

Sri Lanka declares emergency after authorities confirm 7 suicide bombers involved

The Sri Lankan government said it won't disclose the details of the 24 arrested suspects to prevent them from getting publicity.

Tourists scramble to leave Sri Lanka after terror attacks target foreigners

Following a series of blasts, top tourist spots remained closed while several bigger hotels in Colombo put in place rigorous security checks.
The JD(S) members who were staying at the Shangri-La hotel, one of the sites struck Sri Lanka attacks

4 JD(S) leaders among Indians killed in Sri Lanka blasts, 3 others missing

The four Karnataka leaders were staying at Colombo's Shangri-La hotel, one of the sites that was attacked in the Easter Sunday terror strikes on Sri Lanka.
US to end waivers to countries buying Iran's oil

US won’t renew expiring Iran oil waivers, White House says

The decision could spike crude prices just as Donald Trump begins to gear up to campaign for a second presidential term.

6 Indians killed in deadly Sri Lanka blasts

The victims are among the 290 killed in a series of explosions that targeted churches and luxury hotels in Colombo on Easter Sunday.
Sri Lanka blasts

Sri Lanka searches for answers after Easter terror attacks kill 290

Sri Lankan Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe has sought assistance from security officials abroad to ‘check foreign links’ of attackers.

We need a reskilling revolution to succeed in the era of Globalisation 4.0

With millions of jobs expected to be displaced by 2022, measures like education reform, lifelong learning & reskilling initiatives will ensure benefits reach both individuals and businesses.

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PM Narendra Modi | Suraj Singh Bisht/ThePrint

4 reasons why Modi remains in the hunt for a second term

Without these 4 factors, Modi & BJP’s fortunes would have been sunk by govt's dismal performance on the economy, jobs & reckless steps like demonetisation.
GoT

Did the last season of Game of Thrones let down its legions of fans?

Many Game of Thrones fans across the world have demanded a remake of the 8th season of Game of Thrones saying the script didn’t match their expectations.

Defence

After 10-year wait, defence ministry to grant ex-servicemen status to military nurses

Military nurses had been seeking to be treated at par with other military officers, including doctors.
Illustration: Soham Sen | ThePrint

If Pragya Thakur wins this Thursday, Modi is in for an embarrassing 5 years

Never has one constituency had such a bearing on Indian nationalism and the pretence of a Gandhian polity. So what if PM Modi doesn’t forgive her in his heart?