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Cabinet holds on price revisions for several essentials

Cabinet holds on price revisions for several essentials

Sep 28, 2021

(FASTNEWS | COLOMBO) - The Cabinet of Minister has lifted the control price imposed on rice for both wholesale and ... Read More

Showers expected in several areas

Showers expected in several areas

Sep 28, 2021

(FASTNEWS | COLOMBO) - Showers or thundershowers will occur at times in Western, Sabaragamuwa, Central and North-Western provinces and in ... Read More

Prices of powdered milk, flour & cement likely to increase

Prices of powdered milk, flour & cement likely to increase

Sep 27, 2021

(FASTNEWS | COLOMBO) - Recommendations presented to the Cost of Living Committee pertaining to essential commodities will be submitted to ... Read More

Health trade unions islandwide to strike today

Health trade unions islandwide to strike today

Sep 27, 2021

(FASTNEWS | COLOMBO) - Health trade unions have scheduled a co-ordinated protest in islandwide hospitals today (27), according to Health ... Read More

Strong winds, rough seas and high waves advisory issued

Strong winds, rough seas and high waves advisory issued

Sep 27, 2021

(FASTNEWS | COLOMBO) -  Showers or thundershowers will occur at times in the Western, Sabaragamuwa, Central and Northwestern provinces and ... Read More

Landslide warnings to several districts

Landslide warnings to several districts

Sep 27, 2021

(FASTNEWS | COLOMBO) -  NBRO has issued landslide warnings for Galle, Ratnapura, Kegalle, Matara and Nuwaraeliya Districts. (more…) Read More

No decision to give Pfizer, Moderna vaccines to local uni students

No decision to give Pfizer, Moderna vaccines to local uni students

Sep 26, 2021

(FASTNEWS | COLOMBO) -  In order to obtain the aforementioned vaccines, it is mandatory to submit documents proving that the ... Read More

Quarantine curfew to end

Quarantine curfew to end

Sep 26, 2021

(FASTNEWS | COLOMBO) - Health Minister Keheliya Rambukwella stated that they hope to reopen the country on October 1, subject ... Read More

MP Chandima Weerakkody test positive for covid

MP Chandima Weerakkody test positive for covid

Sep 26, 2021

(FASTNEWS | COLOMBO) -  Sri Lanka Podujana Peramuna Galle parliamentarian Chandima Weerakkody has tested positive for the covid-19 virus.  (more…) Read More

Police arrest 376 individuals over violating quarantine

Police arrest 376 individuals over violating quarantine

Sep 26, 2021

(FASTNEWS | COLOMBO) -  The number of individuals arrested on charges of violating quarantine regulations has increased to 78, 253. ... Read More

PCR testing facility at BIA, active from today

PCR testing facility at BIA, active from today

Sep 25, 2021

(FASTNEWS | COLOMBO) - The PCR testing facility at the Bandaranaike International Airport will be active from today. (more…) Read More

Thanks China for supplying 23m vaccine doses to Sri Lanka

Thanks China for supplying 23m vaccine doses to Sri Lanka

Sep 25, 2021

(FASTNEWS | COLOMBO) -  Ambassador of Sri Lanka to China Dr. Palitha Kohona, together with Embassy officials, were invited to ... Read More

Another 334 quarantine law violators arrested

Another 334 quarantine law violators arrested

Sep 25, 2021

(FASTNEWS | COLOMBO) - - Another 334 persons were arrested yesterday for not wearing face masks and failing to maintain ... Read More

Bishops’ conference urge teachers to focus on children

Bishops’ conference urge teachers to focus on children

Sep 25, 2021

(FASTNEWS | COLOMBO) -  The Catholic Bishops' Conference of Sri Lanka urges teachers and principals not to allow school children ... Read More

Rainfall to increase during upcoming weeks

Rainfall to increase during upcoming weeks

Sep 25, 2021

(FASTNEWS | COLOMBO) - The Meteorological Department warns of an increase in rainfall expected in the South West region of ... Read More