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Maj. Gen. Sathpriya Liyanage appointed as new Army chief-of-staff

Maj. Gen. Sathpriya Liyanage appointed as new Army chief-of-staff

Aug 23, 2019

(FASTNEWS|COLOMBO) - Major General Sathpriya Liyanage has been appointed as the new chief of staff of the Army. Armys Spokesman Brigadier Sumith Atapattu said that ... Read More

Two Lankans conquer Africa’s highest peak

Two Lankans conquer Africa’s highest peak

Aug 23, 2019

(FASTNEWS|COLOMBO) - Two Sri Lankan youths, who had recently trekked the summit of Mount Kilimanjaro, the highest peak in Africa, returned to the island nation ... Read More

Hong Kong protests: YouTube shuts accounts over disinformation

Hong Kong protests: YouTube shuts accounts over disinformation

Aug 23, 2019

(FASTNEWS|COLOMBO) -Google has shut down 210 channels on YouTube it said were part of a "coordinated” attempt to post material about the ongoing protests in ... Read More

Gary Ray Bowles: Florida executes killer who preyed on gay men

Gary Ray Bowles: Florida executes killer who preyed on gay men

Aug 23, 2019

(FASTNEWS|COLOMBO) - A serial killer who preyed on gay men along the US east coast has been executed in Florida. Gary Ray Bowles was executed ... Read More

Russian nuclear accident: Medics fear ‘radioactive patients’ – [PHOTOS]

Russian nuclear accident: Medics fear ‘radioactive patients’ – [PHOTOS]

Aug 23, 2019

(FASTNEWS|COLOMBO) - Russian medics who treated radiation victims after a military explosion in the Arctic had no protection and now fear they were irradiated themselves. ... Read More

Amazon fires: ‘Our house is burning’, Macron warns ahead of G7

Amazon fires: ‘Our house is burning’, Macron warns ahead of G7

Aug 23, 2019

(UTV|COLOMBO) -French President Emmanuel Macron has said the record number of fires in the Amazon rainforest is an "international crisis" that needs to be on ... Read More

‘Rata Wenuwen Ekata Sitimu’ in Jaffna today

‘Rata Wenuwen Ekata Sitimu’ in Jaffna today

Aug 23, 2019

(FASTNEWS|COLOMBO) - The seventh phase of the ‘Rata Wenuwen Ekata Sitimu’ programme will get underway in Jaffna today. The main objective of the programme is ... Read More

Army intelligence officer arrested over Keith Noyahr’s abduction case

Army intelligence officer arrested over Keith Noyahr’s abduction case

Aug 23, 2019

(FASTNEWS|COLOMBO) - Army Intelligence officer Staff Sergeant Chamitha Sumith Kumara has been arrested by the Criminal Investigations Department (CID) over the abduction and assault of journalist Keith Noyahr ... Read More

Police seek suggestions on curbing Colombo traffic

Police seek suggestions on curbing Colombo traffic

Aug 23, 2019

(FASTNEWS|COLOMBO) - The Police has decided to seek suggestions from the public on reducing traffic congestion in Colombo. Accordingly, Colombo Deputy Inspector General (DIG) Champika Siriwardena ... Read More

2019 Electoral List for public viewing from today

2019 Electoral List for public viewing from today

Aug 23, 2019

(FASTNEWS|COLOMBO) - The electoral register for 2019 will be displayed to the public from today (Aug 23), the Elections Commission (EC) said. Accordingly, these registers ... Read More

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