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Recoveries from COVID-19 rises to 2,576

Recoveries from COVID-19 rises to 2,576

Aug 8, 2020

(FASTNEWS | COLOMBO) - Another 12 persons have recovered from COVID-19 in the past 24 hours and been discharged from ... Read More

Imran Khan congratulates Sri Lankan counterpart on election victory

Imran Khan congratulates Sri Lankan counterpart on election victory

Aug 8, 2020

(FASTNEWS | COLOMBO) - Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan congratulated Prime Minister-elect Mahinda Rajapaksa on his party’s electoral victory. (more…) Read More

Schools used as polling centres disinfected

Schools used as polling centres disinfected

Aug 8, 2020

(FASTNEWS | COLOMBO) - Steps have been taken to disinfect all schools which were used as polling centres and counting ... Read More

Sri Lanka Embassy continues to assist Lankans affected in Beirut

Sri Lanka Embassy continues to assist Lankans affected in Beirut

Aug 8, 2020

(FASTNEWS | COLOMBO) - As of noon on August 6, the number of injured Sri Lankans in the explosions in ... Read More

RAW to probe Angoda Lokka’s death

RAW to probe Angoda Lokka’s death

Aug 8, 2020

(FASTNEWS | COLOMBO) - A five-member Research and Analysis Wing (RAW) team has met senior officials of the Crime Branch-Crime ... Read More

Premier to be sworn in tomorrow

Premier to be sworn in tomorrow

Aug 8, 2020

(FASTNEWS | COLOMBO) - Former President Mahinda Rajapaksa, who created an electoral record at the 2020 General Election by obtaining ... Read More

SLPP sends National List names to Election Commission

SLPP sends National List names to Election Commission

Aug 8, 2020

(FASTNEWS | COLOMBO) - The Sri Lanka Podujana Peramuna (SLPP) has handed over the party’s National List containing the names ... Read More

Sarath Weerasekera tops preferential votes in Colombo

Sarath Weerasekera tops preferential votes in Colombo

Aug 7, 2020

(FASTNEWS | COLOMBO) - Sri Lanka Podujana Peramuna (SLPP) candidate Sarath Weerasekara has topped the preferential votes in the Colombo ... Read More

Mangala calls for people to break silence and unite to protect democracy

Mangala calls for people to break silence and unite to protect democracy

Aug 6, 2020

(FASTNEWS | COLOMBO) - Former Minister Mangala Samaraweera called on all right thinking people across Sri Lanka to break their silence ... Read More

Election votes counting underway

Election votes counting underway

Aug 6, 2020

(FASTNEWS | COLOMBO) - Counting in Sri Lanka’s 9th Parliamentary Election commenced a short while ago in all 22 Electoral ... Read More

Power outages reported due to adverse weather

Power outages reported due to adverse weather

Aug 6, 2020

(FASTNEWS | COLOMBO) - Power outages have been reported from several areas due to the adverse weather conditions prevailing in ... Read More

Today is not a Govt. holiday

Today is not a Govt. holiday

Aug 6, 2020

(FASTNEWS | COLOMBO) - Ministry of Public Administration, Home Affairs, Provincial Councils and Local Government emphasises that today (06) is ... Read More

Voting exceeds 70 per cent

Voting exceeds 70 per cent

Aug 6, 2020

(FASTNEWS | COLOMBO) - The 2020 Parliamentary Election was successfully concluded yesterday (05) at 5.00 in the evening with a ... Read More

Lankapura PS Chairman, family votes despite under quarantine

Lankapura PS Chairman, family votes despite under quarantine

Aug 6, 2020

(FASTNEWS | COLOMBO) - The Chairman of the Lankapura Pradeshiya Sabha (PS) in Polonnaruwa District, Susanthapriya Bandara Wijekoon and his ... Read More

Multiple polls related violations reported

Multiple polls related violations reported

Aug 5, 2020

(FASTNEWS | COLOMBO) - A total of 70 election-related violations have been reported during the on-going Parliamentary Elections between 7.00 ... Read More