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England bowlers dominate on rain-hit opening day

England bowlers dominate on rain-hit opening day

Aug 14, 2020

(FASTNEWS | COLOMBO) - England took three wickets in the final session before rain stopped play, reducing Pakistan to 126/5 ... Read More

Government to table 20th amendment by mid- September

Government to table 20th amendment by mid- September

Aug 14, 2020

(FASTNEWS | COLOMBO) - The Government hopes to table in Parliament the 20th Amendment to the Constitution by mid- September, ... Read More

Chicken wings test positive for Covid-19 in China

Chicken wings test positive for Covid-19 in China

Aug 14, 2020

(FASTNEWS | COLOMBO) - Frozen chicken wings imported from Brazil tested positive for the novel coronavirus in China, authorities announced ... Read More

SLTB buses involved in school transport services painted yellow on President’s directive

SLTB buses involved in school transport services painted yellow on President’s directive

Aug 14, 2020

(FASTNEWS | COLOMBO) - All Sri Lanka Transport Board (SLTB) buses used for school transport services have been painted yellow, ... Read More

England to host Australia for three T20Is, ODIs

England to host Australia for three T20Is, ODIs

Aug 14, 2020

(FASTNEWS | COLOMBO) - The T20Is will take place in Southampton starting 4 September, before the ODIs at Old Trafford, ... Read More

Met police open war crimes probe into UK mercenaries in SL

Met police open war crimes probe into UK mercenaries in SL

Aug 14, 2020

(FASTNEWS | COLOMBO) - The Metropolitan Police have opened an investigation into war crimes allegedly committed by British mercenaries in ... Read More

Govt. to resume job-generating program for graduates & low-income earners

Govt. to resume job-generating program for graduates & low-income earners

Aug 14, 2020

(FASTNEWS | COLOMBO) - The Government’s program to provide employment opportunities for 50,000 graduates and 100,000 low-income families will be ... Read More

17-year-old motorcyclist killed in fatal accident

17-year-old motorcyclist killed in fatal accident

Aug 14, 2020

(FASTNEWS | COLOMBO) - A teenager has died in a fatal motor accident at Buduruwakanda Junction in Padeniya of Galgamuwa ... Read More

China suspends three airlines including SriLankan over COVID-19 fears

China suspends three airlines including SriLankan over COVID-19 fears

Aug 14, 2020

(FASTNEWS | COLOMBO) -  China’s civil aviation regulator has announced that an Etihad Airways’ Abu Dhabi-Shanghai flight, a China Eastern ... Read More

Foreign workers in SL must pay mandatory tax

Foreign workers in SL must pay mandatory tax

Aug 14, 2020

(FASTNEWS | COLOMBO) - The Inland Revenue Department says foreign workers employed in Sri Lanka must pay a mandatory tax. ... Read More

Lankan accused of sexual assault to be deported to SL

Lankan accused of sexual assault to be deported to SL

Aug 14, 2020

(FASTNEWS | COLOMBO) -  A Sri Lankan who sexually assaulted a female while she slept will be deported as soon ... Read More

74th Independence Day of Pakistan celebrated in Sri Lanka

74th Independence Day of Pakistan celebrated in Sri Lanka

Aug 14, 2020

(FASTNEWS | COLOMBO) - The High Commission of Pakistan and the Pakistani community in Sri Lanka celebrated the 74th Independence ... Read More

US labels Confucius Institute a Chinese ‘foreign mission’

US labels Confucius Institute a Chinese ‘foreign mission’

Aug 14, 2020

(FASTNEWS | COLOMBO) - The US has designated the Confucius Institute (CI), the Chinese government-run global education programme, as a ... Read More

Beirut explosion: Russell Crowe donates to Le Chef restaurant

Beirut explosion: Russell Crowe donates to Le Chef restaurant

Aug 14, 2020

(FASTNEWS | COLOMBO) - Actor Russell Crowe has donated to a fundraiser to help rebuild an iconic restaurant damaged in ... Read More

Amazon launches online pharmacy in India

Amazon launches online pharmacy in India

Aug 14, 2020

(FASTNEWS | COLOMBO) - Online retail giant Amazon has launched an internet pharmacy in India, marking its entry into the ... Read More