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PM Modi called his talks with Sri Lankan President Gotabaya Rajapaksa 'fruitful', and also extended a $50 million fund to the island country to fight terrorism.
The arrest of Mohammed Azarudeen is the first that establishes a link between Islamic State modules in Coimbatore and Sri Lanka.
Majority Sinhalese mobs set fire to Muslim-owned shops and vehicles, while homes and mosques were vandalised, leading to nationwide night curfew on Monday.
The Sri Lankan police chief said that all explosives possessed by the local outfit National Thowheeth Jama'ath were seized, and assured the country was safe again.
Islamic State may have lost its Iraq-Syria 'caliphate', but it is now a whole other kind of monster, an expert on the terror group explains.
The Islamic State has claimed responsibility for the serial suicide bombings in Sri Lanka, which have killed more than 300 people till last count.
The victims are among the 290 killed in a series of explosions that targeted churches and luxury hotels in Colombo on Easter Sunday.
A curfew has been imposed in Sri Lanka after 8 coordinated bombings targeted church goers & tourists in Colombo, Negombo & Batticaloa, killing more than 160 people.
This was the 7th blast after six coordinated explosions rocked churches and luxury hotels in Sri Lanka.