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Gotabhaya discharged and released from Avant Garde case

Gotabhaya discharged and released from Avant Garde case

Sep 23, 2019

(FASTNEWS | COLOMBO) - The Colombo Chief Magistrate Lanka Jayaratne has ordered to discharge and release the former Secretary to Ministry of Defence Gotabhaya Rajapaksa ... Read More

Tense situation erupts at Immigration and Emigration Dept.

Tense situation erupts at Immigration and Emigration Dept.

Sep 23, 2019

(FASTNEWS | COLOMBO) - A tense situation erupted among people who had arrived at the Department of Immigration and Emigration in Battaramulla this morning (23). ... Read More

Pakistan’s Major General arrives in Minneriya to watch final mock operation

Pakistan’s Major General arrives in Minneriya to watch final mock operation

Sep 23, 2019

(FASTNEWS | COLOMBO) - As the ongoing ‘Cormorant Strike - 2019’ reaching its climax, a day ahead of the final mock operation, Major General Hussain ... Read More

COPE calls probe on cough syrup tested on patients

COPE calls probe on cough syrup tested on patients

Sep 23, 2019

(FASTNEWS | COLOMBO) - The Parliamentary Committee on Public Enterprises (COPE) has directed the subject Ministry to carry out an immediate investigation into the highly ... Read More

Two arrested, suspected of attempting to kidnap daughter, mother

Two arrested, suspected of attempting to kidnap daughter, mother

Sep 23, 2019

(FASTNEWS | COLOMBO) - Two individuals who attempted to extort ransom by kidnapping an 8-year-old girl and her mother have been arrested yesterday (22). (more…) Read More

“UNP stands for abolishing Executive Presidency as promised in 2014” – Premier

“UNP stands for abolishing Executive Presidency as promised in 2014” – Premier

Sep 23, 2019

(FASTNEWS | COLOMBO) - Leader of the United National Party ((UNP), Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe stated that the UNP stands for abolishing the Executive Presidency ... Read More

Showery condition expected to enhance – Met. Dept.

Showery condition expected to enhance – Met. Dept.

Sep 23, 2019

(FASTNEWS | COLOMBO) - Prevailing showery condition over the island is expected to enhance to some extent during next few days, the Department of Meteorology ... Read More

President appoints new Commission to probe Easter Sunday attacks

President appoints new Commission to probe Easter Sunday attacks

Sep 22, 2019

(FASTNEWS | COLOMBO) - President Maithripala Sirisena has appointed a new 5-member Commission headed by Appeal Court Judge Janak De Silva to investigate Easter Sunday ... Read More

President reiterates the necessity of abolishing Executive Presidency

President reiterates the necessity of abolishing Executive Presidency

Sep 22, 2019

(FASTNEWS | COLOMBO) - President Maithripala Sirisena said it was his consistent policy that the Executive Presidency should be abolished and attempts to abolish it ... Read More

More rain in Sri Lanka’s South-Western areas likely

More rain in Sri Lanka’s South-Western areas likely

Sep 22, 2019

(FASTNEWS | COLOMBO) - The Department of Meteorology forecasted that the prevailing showery condition in the South-Western part is expected to enhance to some extent ... Read More