Category: GOSSIP

No ban on Rajinikanth from visiting SL: Namal

No ban on Rajinikanth from visiting SL: Namal

Jan 18, 2020

(FASTNEWS | COLOMBO) - Parliamentarian Namal Rajapaksa said that there was no ban on Tamil Nadu actor-turned-politician Rajinikanth from visiting ... Read More

Why are Chinese fishermen finding so many ‘submarine spies’?

Why are Chinese fishermen finding so many ‘submarine spies’?

Jan 16, 2020

(FASTNEWS |CHINA) - At first, it seems like a quirky, what-are-the-chances-of-that headline: "China rewards fishers who netted foreign spy devices." But ... Read More

Plane crash fatalities fell more than 50% in 2019

Plane crash fatalities fell more than 50% in 2019

Jan 2, 2020

(FASTNEWS | LION AIR PLANE CRASH) - The number of people killed in crashes of large commercial planes fell by ... Read More

Ranjan qualifies to study law

Ranjan qualifies to study law

Dec 28, 2019

(FASTNEWS | COLOMBO) - Former State Minister, Parliamentarian Ranjan Ramanayake has reportedly managed to pass the General Certificate of Education ... Read More

Kyrgyzstan’s male headgear gets on Unesco’s cultural heritage list – [VIDEO]

Kyrgyzstan’s male headgear gets on Unesco’s cultural heritage list – [VIDEO]

Dec 18, 2019

(FASTNEWS | COLOMBO) - Kyrgyzstan has said it hopes to attract more tourists after its distinctive national hat, the kalpak, ... Read More

German court forced to rule as cheese smell gets up woman’s nose

German court forced to rule as cheese smell gets up woman’s nose

Dec 18, 2019

(FASTNEWS | COLOMBO) - A woman in southern Germany has taken a cheese shop to court over her right to ... Read More

Charitha Herath turns down Lake House Chairmanship

Charitha Herath turns down Lake House Chairmanship

Dec 7, 2019

(FASTNEWS | COLOMBO) - Dr. Charitha Herath has decided not to accept the position as the new Chairman of the ... Read More

Sri Lanka migrant ship MV Sun Sea dismantled in Canada

Sri Lanka migrant ship MV Sun Sea dismantled in Canada

Dec 4, 2019

(FASTNEWS | COLOMBO) - An infamous cargo ship once filled with asylum seekers has been dismantled on Nanaimo's waterfront, East ... Read More

Public requested to refrain from harming elephant seal

Public requested to refrain from harming elephant seal

Dec 2, 2019

(FASTNEWS | COLOMBO) - The public has been kindly requested not to disturb or harm the seal which was recently ... Read More

Doctors from Sri Lanka fear Assange ‘Could die’ in UK jail

Doctors from Sri Lanka fear Assange ‘Could die’ in UK jail

Nov 25, 2019

(FASTNEWS | COLOMBO) - More than 60 Doctors, including Doctors from Sri Lanka, wrote an open letter published today (25) ... Read More

Facebook deploys teams to ensure a positive role in Sri Lanka’s upcoming election

Facebook deploys teams to ensure a positive role in Sri Lanka’s upcoming election

Nov 13, 2019

(FASTNEWS | COLOMBO) - Facebook has assured it will protect Sri Lanka’s upcoming elections and has deployed teams to ensure ... Read More

Harin commends President for standing by his word

Harin commends President for standing by his word

Nov 12, 2019

(FASTNEWS | COLOMBO) - The Minister of Telecommunication, Foreign Employment and Sports Harin Fernando yesterday (11) commended President Maithripala Sirisena ... Read More

Presidential Election: Obtaining 50+1% and counting of 2nd preference

Presidential Election: Obtaining 50+1% and counting of 2nd preference

Nov 11, 2019

(FASTNEWS | COLOMBO) - According to the Chairman of the Elections Commission Mahinda Deshapriya, the winner of the forthcoming Presidential ... Read More

Harin condemns Facebook for censoring post on Gotabhaya

Harin condemns Facebook for censoring post on Gotabhaya

Nov 11, 2019

(FASTNEWS | COLOMBO) - Minister Harin Fernando condemned Facebook for allegedly censoring his posts on Gotabhaya Rajapaksa. (more…) Read More

Eran complains of tweet on bomb threat

Eran complains of tweet on bomb threat

Nov 7, 2019

(FASTNEWS | COLOMBO) - State Minister of Finance Eran Wickramaratne has lodged a complaint with the Election Commission and the ... Read More