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Navy assists to apprehend a person with heroin

Navy assists to apprehend a person with heroin

Dec 14, 2019

(FASTNEWS | COLOMBO) - The Navy in coordination with the Police held a person with 450 milligrams of heroin at ... Read More

India reiterates solution in Sri Lanka must be acceptable to all communities

India reiterates solution in Sri Lanka must be acceptable to all communities

Dec 14, 2019

(FASTNEWS | COLOMBO) - India has reiterated that a political solution in Sri Lanka must be acceptable to all communities. ... Read More

CID arrests alleged ‘White Van’ driver and victim

CID arrests alleged ‘White Van’ driver and victim

Dec 14, 2019

(FASTNEWS | COLOMBO) - The individual who had claimed to be a driver of a so-called ‘White Van’ used to ... Read More

Court issues overseas travel ban on Patali

Court issues overseas travel ban on Patali

Dec 14, 2019

(FASTNEWS | COLOMBO) - Parliamentarian Patali Champika Ranawaka and one of his drivers have been issued an overseas travel ban ... Read More

Ranil congratulates Boris Johnson

Ranil congratulates Boris Johnson

Dec 13, 2019

(FASTNEWS | COLOMBO) - Leader of the United National Party (UNP) Ranil Wickremesinghe has congratulated the Prime Minister of the ... Read More

Twenty-four-hour water cut in Colombo tomorrow

Twenty-four-hour water cut in Colombo tomorrow

Dec 13, 2019

(FASTNEWS | COLOMBO) - A 24-hour water cut will be imposed on several areas in Colombo starting from 8.00 PM ... Read More

Waruna Priyantha to fill Ranjith Zoysa’s vacant seat in Parliament

Waruna Priyantha to fill Ranjith Zoysa’s vacant seat in Parliament

Dec 13, 2019

(FASTNEWS | COLOMBO) - Waruna Priyantha Liyanage has been appointed for the Parliamentary seat that was vacated recently with the ... Read More

Media should uphold national image to the world – President

Media should uphold national image to the world – President

Dec 13, 2019

(FASTNEWS | COLOMBO) - Addressing the owners of the country’s news media outlets yesterday (12), President Gotabaya Rajapaksa affirmed that ... Read More

Treasury approves bonus for State-owned statutory bodies

Treasury approves bonus for State-owned statutory bodies

Dec 13, 2019

(FASTNEWS | COLOMBO) - The Treasury has approved the payment bonus for 2019 for the employees of State-owned statutory bodies ... Read More

Swiss Embassy employee to appear before CID today

Swiss Embassy employee to appear before CID today

Dec 13, 2019

(FASTNEWS | COLOMBO) - The female employee attached to the Switzerland Embassy in Colombo, who was allegedly detained and threatened ... Read More

Z-Score system to be changed

Z-Score system to be changed

Dec 12, 2019

(FASTNEWS | COLOMBO) - The Cabinet of Ministers has granted approval to introduce a new school-based scientific method to select ... Read More

Import levy on wheat flour to be reduced

Import levy on wheat flour to be reduced

Dec 12, 2019

(FASTNEWS | COLOMBO) - The Cabinet of Ministers has decided to reduce the import levy on wheat flour, the Co-Cabinet ... Read More

Japanese Foreign Minister here for bilateral talks

Japanese Foreign Minister here for bilateral talks

Dec 12, 2019

(FASTNEWS | COLOMBO) - Japanese Minister for Foreign Affairs Toshimitsu Motegi will visit Sri Lanka today (12). He will be ... Read More

Former Ministers to face legal action if fail to handover official residences, vehicles

Former Ministers to face legal action if fail to handover official residences, vehicles

Dec 12, 2019

(FASTNEWS | COLOMBO) - Secretary to the Ministry of Public Administration, Home Affairs and Provincial Councils Siripala Hettiarachchi has informed ... Read More

CID to hand over Swiss Embassy reports to Court

CID to hand over Swiss Embassy reports to Court

Dec 12, 2019

(FASTNEWS | COLOMBO) - The Criminal Investigation Department (CID) will today (12) hand over several reports to the Colombo Chief ... Read More