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Seven more tested positive for COVID-19, toll reaches 59

Seven more tested positive for COVID-19, toll reaches 59

Mar 19, 2020

(FASTNEWS | COLOMBO) - Seven more persons tested positive for COVID-19 today bringing the toll of the positive cases to 59, ... Read More

Additional Rs.500M set aside to combat COVID-19

Additional Rs.500M set aside to combat COVID-19

Mar 19, 2020

(FASTNEWS | COLOMBO) - The government says it has allocated an additional Rs.500 million to prevent the spread of the ... Read More

Govt. to maintain flat rate for fuel for one year

Govt. to maintain flat rate for fuel for one year

Mar 19, 2020

(FASTNEWS | COLOMBO) - The Government has decided to maintain fuel price under a flat rate for at least one ... Read More

State sector to be paid March salary on 23rd

State sector to be paid March salary on 23rd

Mar 19, 2020

(FASTNEWS | COLOMBO) - Prime Minister Mahinda Rajapksa in his capacity as Minister of Finance has ordered the Secretary to ... Read More

Two more COVID-19 cases confirmed, 52 in total

Two more COVID-19 cases confirmed, 52 in total

Mar 19, 2020

(FASTNEWS | COLOMBO) - Two more COVID-19 cases were confirmed today in Sri Lanka to bring the number of persons ... Read More

Arjuna to consider refraining from contesting at polls

Arjuna to consider refraining from contesting at polls

Mar 19, 2020

(FASTNEWS | COLOMBO) - Former MP Arujna Ranatunga yesterday said he will refrain from contesting the general election because of ... Read More

International airports in SL closed for arrivals

International airports in SL closed for arrivals

Mar 19, 2020

(FASTNEWS | COLOMBO) - All international airports in Sri Lanka are now closed for operations of inward international commercial passenger ... Read More

TNA to battle in all five N-E districts

TNA to battle in all five N-E districts

Mar 19, 2020

(FASTNEWS | COLOMBO) - The Tamil National Alliance (TNA) has filed nominations to contest the 2020 General Election from all ... Read More

CSE to remain closed

CSE to remain closed

Mar 19, 2020

(FASTNEWS | COLOMBO) - The Colombo Stock Exchange will remain closed today as well. The CSE in a statement said ... Read More

Around 300 Lankans to be brought back from India

Around 300 Lankans to be brought back from India

Mar 19, 2020

(FASTNEWS | COLOMBO) - A special flight is due to set off for New Delhi, India, to bring back around ... Read More

Maximum retail price for Big Onions

Maximum retail price for Big Onions

Mar 19, 2020

(FASTNEWS | COLOMBO) - The Consumer Affairs Authority (CAA) says that a maximum retail price of Rs 150 per kilogram ... Read More

Investigations into Rajitha and Fonseka’s statements on COVID-19

Investigations into Rajitha and Fonseka’s statements on COVID-19

Mar 19, 2020

(FASTNEWS | COLOMBO) - Colombo Crimes Division (CCD) has launched investigations into the controversial statements made to the media by ... Read More

7,654 Policemen on election duty today

7,654 Policemen on election duty today

Mar 19, 2020

(FASTNEWS | COLOMBO) - A total of 7,654 police officers have been deployed on election duty today, the final day ... Read More

Foreign govts requested to extend visa for visiting Sri Lankans

Foreign govts requested to extend visa for visiting Sri Lankans

Mar 19, 2020

(FASTNEWS | COLOMBO) - Sri Lanka has requested foreign governments to facilitate the appropriate extension of visas for Sri Lankans ... Read More

No decision to allow travelling without train tickets – Railway Dept.

No decision to allow travelling without train tickets – Railway Dept.

Mar 19, 2020

(FASTNEWS | COLOMBO) - No decision has been taken to allow passengers to travel in trains without purchasing tickets, says ... Read More