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Four people tested in Sri Lanka for coronavirus cleared [UPDATE]

Four people tested in Sri Lanka for coronavirus cleared [UPDATE]

Jan 26, 2020

(FASTNEWS | COLOMBO) - Four individuals tested in Sri Lanka for Coronavirus have been cleared. <span aria-label="Continue reading Four people ... Read More

Eighteen-year-old killed after hit by train in Polgahawela

Eighteen-year-old killed after hit by train in Polgahawela

Jan 26, 2020

(FASTNEWS | COLOMBO) - An 18-yesr-old youth has been killed in Polgahawela after being hit by a Jaffna-bound express train ... Read More

US notes strategic importance of Sri Lanka in Indo-Pacific region

US notes strategic importance of Sri Lanka in Indo-Pacific region

Jan 26, 2020

(FASTNEWS | COLOMBO) - The United States has noted the strategic importance of Sri Lanka in the Indo-Pacific region. (more…) Read More

Two women at IDH cleared of Coronavirus

Two women at IDH cleared of Coronavirus

Jan 26, 2020

(FASTNEWS | COLOMBO) - Initial medical tests conducted by the Medical Research Institute (MRI) has revealed that the 2 individuals ... Read More

President calls for evacuation of Sri Lankans in Wuhan

President calls for evacuation of Sri Lankans in Wuhan

Jan 26, 2020

(FASTNEWS | COLOMBO) - President Gotabaya Rajapaksa has called for the evacuation of Sri Lankans in Wuhan as a result ... Read More

Three suspects remanded over Rs. 2.5 million gold theft

Three suspects remanded over Rs. 2.5 million gold theft

Jan 25, 2020

(FASTNEWS | COLOMBO) - Three suspects arrested on charges of breaking and entering and theft of up to Rs.2.5 million ... Read More

Pujith Jayasundara before Presidential Commission

Pujith Jayasundara before Presidential Commission

Jan 25, 2020

(FASTNEWS | COLOMBO) - Inspector General of Police Pujith Jayasundara, who has been sent on compulsory leave, was brought before ... Read More

Constitutional Council approves nomination of Kodagoda as Supreme Court Judge

Constitutional Council approves nomination of Kodagoda as Supreme Court Judge

Jan 25, 2020

(FASTNEWS | COLOMBO) - The Constitutional Council has approved President Gotabaya Rajapaksa’s recommendation to appoint the President of the Court ... Read More

Nanda Mallawaarachchi to head Multi-Purpose Development Task Force

Nanda Mallawaarachchi to head Multi-Purpose Development Task Force

Jan 25, 2020

(FASTNEWS | COLOMBO) - Major General (Retired) Nanda Mallawaarachchi has been appointed as the Director General (DG) of the Multi-Purpose ... Read More

Pakistan’s Naval Chief to visit Sri Lanka

Pakistan’s Naval Chief to visit Sri Lanka

Jan 25, 2020

(FASTNEWS | COLOMBO) - Pakistan’s Chief of Naval Staff, Admiral Zafar Mahmood Abbasi NI (M) is scheduled to visit Sri ... Read More

India bust international gang moving ganja from Andhra Pradesh to Sri Lanka

India bust international gang moving ganja from Andhra Pradesh to Sri Lanka

Jan 24, 2020

(FASTNEWS | COLOMBO) - Mahabubnagar police yesterday busted an international ganja peddling racket and arrested four persons who were transporting ... Read More

Party leaders to meet for a discussion today

Party leaders to meet for a discussion today

Jan 24, 2020

(FASTNEWS | COLOMBO) - A special Party Leaders meeting will take place today (24). (more…) Read More

CCD directed to obtain arrest warrant for Judge Gihan Pilapitiya

CCD directed to obtain arrest warrant for Judge Gihan Pilapitiya

Jan 24, 2020

(FASTNEWS | COLOMBO) - The Attorney General (AG) has instructed the Director of the Colombo Crime Division (CCD) to obtain ... Read More

Anita Dorai supports ‘Wheels for Wheels’

Anita Dorai supports ‘Wheels for Wheels’

Jan 23, 2020

(FASTNEWS | COLOMBO) - Anita Dorai, a Singaporean-born glamorous lady who is constantly striving to make noble contributions to the ... Read More

New DG appointed for Bribery Commission

New DG appointed for Bribery Commission

Jan 23, 2020

(FASTNEWS | COLOMBO) - Ampara High Court Judge Kanishka Wijeratne has been appointed as the A new Director-General (DG) of ... Read More