Maersk to increase container handling in Sri Lanka

Maersk to increase container handling in Sri Lanka

Feb 28, 2019

(FASTNEWS|COLOMBO) - President Maithripala Sirisena said that the government would facilitate multi-national companies such as Maersk A/S to expand container transshipment through the Port of ... Read More

Pakistan ready to free India pilot if leads to ‘de-escalation’

Pakistan ready to free India pilot if leads to ‘de-escalation’

Feb 28, 2019

(FASTNEWS|COLOMBO) - Pakistan said Thursday it is prepared to release a captured Indian pilot if doing so will ease soaring tensions with India that have ... Read More

Trump-Kim summit breaks down over sanctions

Trump-Kim summit breaks down over sanctions

Feb 28, 2019

(FASTNEWS|COLOMBO) - A summit between US President Donald Trump and the North Korean leader Kim Jong-un ended with no agreement after the US refused North ... Read More

“Andromeda Strain” novel gets a sequel

“Andromeda Strain” novel gets a sequel

Feb 28, 2019

(FASTNEWS|COLOMBO) - Fifty years on from its release and over a decade on from its author’s death, “Jurassic Park” author Michael Crichton’s early sci-fi novel ... Read More

UPFA Provincial Councillor who was arrested over child sexual abuse, granted bail [UPDATE]

UPFA Provincial Councillor who was arrested over child sexual abuse, granted bail [UPDATE]

Feb 28, 2019

(FASTNEWS|COLOMBO) - UPDATE: The United People's Freedom Alliance (UPFA) Southern Provincial Councillor Krishantha Pushpakumara alias 'Raththaran' who was arrested over alleged child sexual abuse, released ... Read More

“Hotel Transylvania 4” sets December 2021 date

“Hotel Transylvania 4” sets December 2021 date

Feb 28, 2019

(FASTNEWS|COLOMBO) - Sony Pictures has set a Wednesday, December 22nd 2021 release date for a fourth film in the “Hotel Transylvania” animated film franchise. The ... Read More

Police use water cannon on teachers’ protest

Police use water cannon on teachers’ protest

Feb 28, 2019

(FASTNEWS|COLOMBO) - Police on Thursday (28) used water cannon to disperse demonstrators gathered in Battaramulla on Thursday (28). The protest staged by the Ceylon Teachers’ ... Read More

Cricket Ireland monitoring India-Pakistan tensions ahead of Afghanistan ODI series

Cricket Ireland monitoring India-Pakistan tensions ahead of Afghanistan ODI series

Feb 28, 2019

(FASTNEWS|COLOMBO) - Cricket Ireland says it is monitoring the security situation between India and Pakistan in advance of their ODI series against Afghanistan. The Irish ... Read More

Vettel crashes Ferrari during testing

Vettel crashes Ferrari during testing

Feb 28, 2019

(FASTNEWS|COLOMBO) - Sebastian Vettel crashed his Ferrari on the second day of the final pre-season test in Barcelona, severely curtailing the team's running. Vettel lost ... Read More

Police Constable commits suicide

Police Constable commits suicide

Feb 28, 2019

(FASTNEWS|COLOMBO) - A Police Constable has committed suicide by shooting himself with his firearm within the Maharagama Police Station premises. Read More

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