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Mechanism to reopen all Western Province schools in 2-weeks

Mechanism to reopen all Western Province schools in 2-weeks

Jan 19, 2021

(FASTNEWS | COLOMBO) - Education Minister Professor G.L. Peiris yesterday (18) the Government is going to create a mechanism to ... Read More

Over 50 including 13 teens arrested for partying illegally

Over 50 including 13 teens arrested for partying illegally

Jan 18, 2021

(FASTNEWS | COLOMBO) - Fifty-four persons including 13 young girls have been arrested by the police at a hotel in ... Read More

Over 200 COVID-cases identified yesterday from Colombo

Over 200 COVID-cases identified yesterday from Colombo

Jan 18, 2021

(FASTNEWS | COLOMBO) - The National Operations Centre for Prevention of COVID-19 Outbreak (NOCPCO) had identified 763 positive cases by ... Read More

Indictments served on Rajitha in corruption case

Indictments served on Rajitha in corruption case

Jan 18, 2021

(FASTNEWS | COLOMBO) - The Colombo High Court today served indictments on former Health Minister Rajitha Senaratne over the case ... Read More

Daham schools to reopen under three stages

Daham schools to reopen under three stages

Jan 15, 2021

(FASTNEWS | COLOMBO) - Buddhist Daham schools that were closed due to the rapid spread of COVID-19 in the country ... Read More

More quarantine law violators arrested

More quarantine law violators arrested

Jan 15, 2021

(FASTNEWS | COLOMBO) - Twenty-four persons were arrested for not wearing face masks and failing to maintain social distancing during ... Read More

India to offer COVID-vaccine to Sri Lanka and other countries

India to offer COVID-vaccine to Sri Lanka and other countries

Jan 15, 2021

(FASTNEWS | NEW DELHI) - India, one of the world's largest manufacturers of inoculations, plans to offer 20 million doses ... Read More

All 15 Parliamentarians cleared of COVID-19

All 15 Parliamentarians cleared of COVID-19

Jan 15, 2021

(FASTNEWS | COLOMBO) - All 15 Parliamentarians subjected to Polymerase Chain Reaction (PCR), tested negative for COVID-19, the Parliament stated. Read More

Chief of Navy Staff appointed

Chief of Navy Staff appointed

Jan 15, 2021

(FASTNEWS | COLOMBO) - President Gotabaya Rajapaksa appointed Rear Admiral Sumith Ananda Weerasinghe as the Chief of Staff of the ... Read More

Showers expected in several provinces

Showers expected in several provinces

Jan 15, 2021

(FASTNEWS | COLOMBO) - Heavy rains about 100 millimetres may occur at several places in Sabaragamuwa and Western Provinces, and ... Read More

UNP Working Committee appoints new Office bearers

UNP Working Committee appoints new Office bearers

Jan 13, 2021

(FASTNEWS | COLOMBO) - The Working Committee of the United National Party (UNP) has approved appointments of new Office bearers. ... Read More

Ajith Prasanna granted bail

Ajith Prasanna granted bail

Jan 13, 2021

(FASTNEWS | COLOMBO) - Retired Major Ajith Prasanna, who was in remand custody granted bail by the Court of Appeal ... Read More

New COVID-variant detected in person visiting Sri Lanka

New COVID-variant detected in person visiting Sri Lanka

Jan 13, 2021

(FASTNEWS | COLOMBO) - A person who had arrived in Sri Lanka from the United Kingdom (UK) has been confirmed ... Read More

Parliamentarians, Parliament staffs to undergo PCR Tests today

Parliamentarians, Parliament staffs to undergo PCR Tests today

Jan 13, 2021

(FASTNEWS | COLOMBO) - Polymerase Chain Reaction (PCR) Testing for Parliamentarians and Parliament staff is being conducted now. (more…) Read More

ACJU expresses disappointment on controversial statements made by Gammanpila

ACJU expresses disappointment on controversial statements made by Gammanpila

Jan 13, 2021

(FASTNEWS | COLOMBO) - The All Ceylon Jamiyyathul Ulama (ACJU) has expressed its disappointment and concern on the controversial statements ... Read More