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EU deploys observers to Sri Lanka for Presidential Election

EU deploys observers to Sri Lanka for Presidential Election

Oct 21, 2019

(FASTNEWS | COLOMBO) - The European Union (EU) is deploying short-term and long term observers to Sri Lanka for the ... Read More

Human rights must be at the heart of next Presidency

Human rights must be at the heart of next Presidency

Oct 18, 2019

(FASTNEWS | COLOMBO) - Sri Lanka’s next president must put human rights at the heart of their policies, Amnesty International ... Read More

Eleven suspects arrested over election related violence

Eleven suspects arrested over election related violence

Oct 18, 2019

(FASTNEWS | COLOMBO) - Eleven suspects have been arrested so far over elections related violence, the Police stated today (18). ... Read More

Sri Ranga and 5 others granted bail

Sri Ranga and 5 others granted bail

Oct 18, 2019

(FASTNEWS | COLOMBO) - Former Parliamentarian J. Sri Ranga and 5 others were granted bail by the Vavuniya Magistrate’s Court ... Read More

Manju Sri Arangala passes away

Manju Sri Arangala passes away

Oct 18, 2019

(FASTNEWS | COLOMBO) - Opposition Leader of the Western Provincial Council Manju Sri Arangala has passed away at the age-of-68. ... Read More

Three arrested with heroin in Divulapitiya

Three arrested with heroin in Divulapitiya

Oct 18, 2019

(FASTNEWS | COLOMBO) - Three suspects were arrested with 30 kilograms of heroin at a residence in Divulapitiya this morning ... Read More

Wijeyadasa pledges support for Gotabhaya

Wijeyadasa pledges support for Gotabhaya

Oct 18, 2019

(FASTNEWS | COLOMBO) - Parliamentarian Wijeyadasa Rajapakshe has announced that he would support the Sri Lanka Podujana Peramuna (SLPP)’s Presidential ... Read More

Navy apprehends 3 Indian fishermen for poaching in Lankan waters

Navy apprehends 3 Indian fishermen for poaching in Lankan waters

Oct 18, 2019

(FASTNEWS | COLOMBO) - Sri Lanka navy apprehended 3 Indian fishermen who engaged in fishing illegally in Northern seas of ... Read More

Sri Lanka to strengthen ties with Venezuela

Sri Lanka to strengthen ties with Venezuela

Oct 18, 2019

(FASTNEWS | COLOMBO) - Foreign Affairs State Minister Vasantha Senanayake paid an official visit to the Bolivarian Republic of Venezuela ... Read More

Eighteen-hour water cut tomorrow in Colombo

Eighteen-hour water cut tomorrow in Colombo

Oct 18, 2019

(FASTNEWS | COLOMBO) - Water supplies will be low and interrupted for the following areas for 18 hours from 9pm ... Read More

“UNHRC Resolutions protects the rights of our soldiers as well” – Minister Mangala

“UNHRC Resolutions protects the rights of our soldiers as well” – Minister Mangala

Oct 18, 2019

(FASTNEWS | COLOMBO) - Finance Minister Mangala Samaraweera yesterday reacted to the remarks by Sri Lanka Podujana Peramuna (SLPP) Presidential ... Read More

“Target is to devolve power without dividing country” – Premier tells journalists in Jaffna

“Target is to devolve power without dividing country” – Premier tells journalists in Jaffna

Oct 18, 2019

(FASTNEWS | COLOMBO) - A majority of parties who have made proposals for Constitutional reforms have come to an agreement ... Read More

Showery condition expected to enhance – Met. Dept.

Showery condition expected to enhance – Met. Dept.

Oct 18, 2019

(FASTNEWS | COLOMBO) - The showery condition is expected to enhance to some extent over most parts of the island ... Read More

Nissanka Senadhipathi remanded

Nissanka Senadhipathi remanded

Oct 17, 2019

(FASTNEWS | COLOMBO) - Chairman of Avant-Garde Maritime Services Nissanka Senadhipathi has been remanded by the Special High Court Trial-at-Bar ... Read More

Ten million worth heroin discovered buried in Panadura Beach

Ten million worth heroin discovered buried in Panadura Beach

Oct 17, 2019

(FASTNEWS | COLOMBO) - A stock of heroin worth Rs. 10 million has been uncovered hidden in a beach in ... Read More