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Another 170 test positive for COVID-19

Another 170 test positive for COVID-19

Apr 11, 2021

(FASTNEWS | COLOMBO) - Another 170 tested positive for COVID-19 today (11). (more…) Read More

COVID-recoveries rise to 91,631

COVID-recoveries rise to 91,631

Apr 11, 2021

(FASTNEWS | COLOMBO) - Another 175 COVID-19 patients have recovered and discharged from the hospital, bringing the total number of ... Read More

Fire at a shop in Ja-Ela

Fire at a shop in Ja-Ela

Apr 11, 2021

(FASTNEWS | GAMPAHA) - A fire erupted at a shop in Ja-Ela. Two fire engines deployed to douse the fire, ... Read More

Roshan Abeysundara sets new Asian Record

Roshan Abeysundara sets new Asian Record

Apr 11, 2021

(FASTNEWS | COLOMBO) - Leading Aircraftman Roshan Abeysundara set new Asian Record by swimming 59.3 kilometres across Palk Strait in ... Read More

Dr. Wasantha Dissanayake passed away

Dr. Wasantha Dissanayake passed away

Apr 11, 2021

(FASTNEWS | COLOMBO) - Director of the Apeksha Hospital in Maharagama, Dr. Wasantha Dissanayake has passed away at the age-of-58. Read More

Rizwan’s 74 sets up Pakistan win over South Africa

Rizwan’s 74 sets up Pakistan win over South Africa

Apr 11, 2021

(FASTNEWS | COLOMBO) - Wicketkeeper Mohammad Rizwan hit an unbeaten 74 as Pakistan chased 189 with a ball to spare ... Read More

Timberlake to lead “Dangerous Mind” Series

Timberlake to lead “Dangerous Mind” Series

Apr 11, 2021

(FASTNEWS | COLOMBO) - Following his success with “Palmer” in January, actor/singer Justin Timberlake is returning to the Apple TV+ ... Read More

Rescuers race to free trapped Chinese miners

Rescuers race to free trapped Chinese miners

Apr 11, 2021

(FASTNEWS | COLOMBO) - Rescue teams are trying to reach 21 people trapped in a coal mine that flooded in ... Read More

O’Connor, Lee reunite for horror film

O’Connor, Lee reunite for horror film

Apr 11, 2021

(FASTNEWS | COLOMBO) - After breaking through with the critically acclaimed “God’s Own Country,” actor Josh O’Connor (“The Crown,” “Emma”) ... Read More

All State and private banks to remain open tomorrow

All State and private banks to remain open tomorrow

Apr 11, 2021

(FASTNEWS | COLOMBO) - All State and private banks to remain open tomorrow (12), despite it being declared as a ... Read More

India COVID-vaccination crosses 100 million doses

India COVID-vaccination crosses 100 million doses

Apr 11, 2021

(FASTNEWS | COLOMBO) - India has administered more than 100 million doses of coronavirus vaccines amid a deadly second wave ... Read More

Benn stuns Vargas with 80-second knockout

Benn stuns Vargas with 80-second knockout

Apr 11, 2021

(FASTNEWS | COLOMBO) - Conor Benn produced the most destructive display of his career to knockout Samuel Vargas in 80 ... Read More

“Rebel” starts decent, “Kung Fu” impresses

“Rebel” starts decent, “Kung Fu” impresses

Apr 11, 2021

(FASTNEWS | COLOMBO) - Despite scoring huge numbers for its trailer, audiences didn’t seem to tune in for ABC’s Katey ... Read More

“Falcon” series fan service character teased

“Falcon” series fan service character teased

Apr 11, 2021

(FASTNEWS | COLOMBO) - So far Marvel Studios’ “The Falcon and the Winter Soldier” series has been fairly free of ... Read More

Suspect arrested with drugs and over Rs. 1 million in cash

Suspect arrested with drugs and over Rs. 1 million in cash

Apr 11, 2021

(FASTNEWS | GAMPAHA) - A person arrested from Wattala with 113 grams of methamphetamine, 101 grams of heroin, and over ... Read More