Category: LOCAL

SSP Wedamulla approved as new PNB Director

SSP Wedamulla approved as new PNB Director

Jul 3, 2020

(FASTNEWS | COLOMBO) - The National Police Commission (NPC) has approved the appointment of Senior Superintendent of Police (SSP) Sujith ... Read More

Investigation on allegations over match-fixing halted

Investigation on allegations over match-fixing halted

Jul 3, 2020

(FASTNEWS | COLOMBO) - The investigation on allegations of match-fixing during the final of the 2011 World Cup has been ... Read More

Nigerian sentenced to death by Colombo High Court

Nigerian sentenced to death by Colombo High Court

Jul 3, 2020

(FASTNEWS | COLOMBO) - A Nigerian was sentenced to death by the Colombo High Court today. (more…) Read More

Over 150 people in Ginthupitiya placed under quarantine

Over 150 people in Ginthupitiya placed under quarantine

Jul 3, 2020

(FASTNEWS | COLOMBO) - Nearly 154 persons who were identified to have come into direct contact with a man who ... Read More

Over 400kg of cannabis seized by Navy

Over 400kg of cannabis seized by Navy

Jul 3, 2020

(FASTNEWS | COLOMBO) - The Navy has seized over 400 kg of kerala cannabis with a street of over Rs. ... 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

Mahela summoned over match-fixing inquiry

Mahela summoned over match-fixing inquiry

Jul 3, 2020

(FASTNEWS | COLOMBO) - Former Sri Lanka cricketer Mahela Jayawardene arrived at the Special Investigations Unit of Sports Ministry at ... 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