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Blood samples obtained from Angoda Lokka’s family

Blood samples obtained from Angoda Lokka’s family

Feb 13, 2021

(FASTNEWS | COLOMBO) - Blood samples have been obtained from the family of notorious drug dealer Angoda Lokka to conduct a ... Read More

Foreign inflows to outpace outflows in 2021

Foreign inflows to outpace outflows in 2021

Feb 13, 2021

(FASTNEWS | COLOMBO) - The Central Bank is projecting that foreign inflows will outpace outflows for year 2021, said Central ... Read More

Japan provides Rs.115 million for demining activities in NP

Japan provides Rs.115 million for demining activities in NP

Feb 13, 2021

(FASTNEWS | COLOMBO) -  The Government of Japan provided a sum of US$ 620,379 (approximately Rs.115 million) to the Skavita ... Read More

Mainly fair weather will prevail over the island

Mainly fair weather will prevail over the island

Feb 13, 2021

(FASTNEWS | COLOMBO) - Except for a few showers in the Eastern, Uva and Central provinces, mainly fair weather will prevail ... Read More

COPE postpones meeting with SLC

COPE postpones meeting with SLC

Feb 13, 2021

(FASTNEWS | COLOMBO) - The Committee on Public Enterprises (COPE) on Thursday admonished and postponed a meeting with Sri Lanka ... Read More

Second COVIShield dose at 12 weeks

Second COVIShield dose at 12 weeks

Feb 13, 2021

(FASTNEWS | COLOMBO) - State Minister of Primary Health Care, Epidemics and COVID Disease Control Sudarshini Fernandopulle says Sri Lanka ... Read More

Evans to play Norrie in Australian Open first round

Evans to play Norrie in Australian Open first round

Feb 5, 2021

(FASTNEWS | COLOMBO) -  Dan Evans and Cameron Norrie will play one another in the first round of the Australian ... Read More

Williams withdraws from Barty Semi-Final

Williams withdraws from Barty Semi-Final

Feb 5, 2021

(FASTNEWS | COLOMBO) -  Serena Williams has withdrawn from her Yarra Valley Classic semi-final against world number one Ashleigh Barty ... Read More

Joe Biden ends support for operations in foreign policy reset

Joe Biden ends support for operations in foreign policy reset

Feb 5, 2021

(FASTNEWS | YEMEN) - The US is to end its support for offensive operations by its allies in Yemen, which ... Read More

Doctor who treated Russian opposition leader Alexey Navalny after poisoning dies

Doctor who treated Russian opposition leader Alexey Navalny after poisoning dies

Feb 5, 2021

(FASTNEWS |  RUSSIA) - One of the top doctors at the Russian hospital where opposition leader Alexei Navalny was initially ... Read More

With history in sight, Rafael Nadal seeks to scratch 12-year itch in Melbourne

With history in sight, Rafael Nadal seeks to scratch 12-year itch in Melbourne

Feb 4, 2021

(FASTNEWS |  MELBOURNE) - Rafael Nadal will be wary of 2020 Australian Open runner-up Dominic Thiem, who has won their ... Read More

Tokyo Olympics chief Yoshiro Mori ‘sorry’ for sexism row

Tokyo Olympics chief Yoshiro Mori ‘sorry’ for sexism row

Feb 4, 2021

(FASTNEWS |  TOKYA) - The head of the Tokyo Olympics organising committee has apologised for making "inappropriate" remarks about women, ... Read More

2,981 quarantine law violators arrested

2,981 quarantine law violators arrested

Feb 4, 2021

(FASTNEWS | COLOMBO) - 2,981 persons have been arrested for violating quarantine regulations thus far. (more…) Read More

State Minister deplores bus operators’ strike plans

State Minister deplores bus operators’ strike plans

Feb 4, 2021

(FASTNEWS | COLOMBO) - If the private bus operators launch a strike in spite of being provided with all concessions ... Read More

INTERPOL issues red notice to 129 wanted Lankan criminals

INTERPOL issues red notice to 129 wanted Lankan criminals

Feb 4, 2021

(FASTNEWS | COLOMBO) -  A total of 129 red notices have been issued through the INTERPOL on Sri Lankan fugitives ... Read More