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Late Sybil Wettasinghe’s final rights today

Late Sybil Wettasinghe’s final rights today

Jul 3, 2020

(FASTNEWS | COLOMBO) - The final rites of veteran children’s book writer and illustrator, the late Sybil Wettasinghe, will be ... Read More

Sanga says truth will come out

Sanga says truth will come out

Jul 3, 2020

(FASTNEWS | COLOMBO) - The Sport Ministry's Special Investigation Division today recorded a statement for over a nine-hours from former ... Read More

Returnee in Jinthupitiya, Col-13 tested COVID-19 positive

Returnee in Jinthupitiya, Col-13 tested COVID-19 positive

Jul 3, 2020

(FASTNEWS | COLOMBO) - An individual, a resident of Jinthupitiya, Colombo 13, who arrived in the island from India and ... Read More

Global community pledges US$252 mn to fight COVID- pandemic: Govt.

Global community pledges US$252 mn to fight COVID- pandemic: Govt.

Jul 3, 2020

(FASTNEWS | COLOMBO) - The global community and organizations have committed to provide USD 252 million (Rs. 45 billion approximately) in ... Read More

Match-fixing inquiry: SIU postpones recording of Mahela’s statement

Match-fixing inquiry: SIU postpones recording of Mahela’s statement

Jul 3, 2020

(FASTNEWS | COLOMBO) - Former Sri Lankan cricketer Mahela Jayawardene has left the Special Investigations Unit after being informed that ... Read More

Pakistan High Commissioner visits Central and North Central Provinces – [IMAGES]

Pakistan High Commissioner visits Central and North Central Provinces – [IMAGES]

Jul 3, 2020

(FASTNEWS | COLOMBO) - The High Commissioner of Pakistan, Maj. Gen. (Retd) Muhammad Saad Khattak visited Central and North Central ... Read More

“Need two thirds majority to amend Constitution”- MR

“Need two thirds majority to amend Constitution”- MR

Jul 3, 2020

(FASTNEWS | COLOMBO) - A two-thirds majority in Parliament is needed at the forthcoming the General Elections to amend the ... Read More

Karunanayake urges govt. to decide on MCC pact

Karunanayake urges govt. to decide on MCC pact

Jul 3, 2020

(FASTNEWS | COLOMBO) - Former Parliamentarian Ravi Karunanayake says the then opposition, that claimed the Millennium Challenge Corporation agreement will ... Read More

NPP urges Govt. to refrain from selling Eastern Terminal to India

NPP urges Govt. to refrain from selling Eastern Terminal to India

Jul 3, 2020

(FASTNEWS | COLOMBO) - While claiming that the government was delaying to install the three gantry cranes at the Eastern ... Read More

PM orders gantry crane installation – Union strike called off

PM orders gantry crane installation – Union strike called off

Jul 3, 2020

(FASTNEWS | COLOMBO) - Prime Minister Mahinda Rajapaksa has issued orders for 03 gantry cranes to be installed at the ... Read More

No longer mandatory for teachers to remain in school after hours

No longer mandatory for teachers to remain in school after hours

Jul 3, 2020

(FASTNEWS | COLOMBO) - The Ministry of Education says it is no longer mandatory for school teachers to remain at ... Read More

Myanmar jade mine landslide kills more than 100

Myanmar jade mine landslide kills more than 100

Jul 2, 2020

(FASTNEWS | COLOMBO) - At least 113 bodies have been found after a landslide at a jade mining site in ... Read More

Hong Kong: UK makes citizenship offer to residents

Hong Kong: UK makes citizenship offer to residents

Jul 2, 2020

(FASTNEWS | COLOMBO) - Up to three million Hong Kong residents are to be offered the chance to settle in ... Read More

Hong Kong: US passes sanctions as nations condemn new law

Hong Kong: US passes sanctions as nations condemn new law

Jul 2, 2020

(FASTNEWS | COLOMBO) - The US House of Representatives has approved new Hong Kong-related sanctions, after Beijing imposed a security ... Read More

Sajith promises Rs.20,000 monthly to needy families

Sajith promises Rs.20,000 monthly to needy families

Jul 2, 2020

(FASTNEWS | COLOMBO) - Leader of the Samagi Jana Balawegaya Sajith Premadasa says his faction will emerge victorious at the ... Read More