Category: LOCAL

203 persons released from quarantine facility

203 persons released from quarantine facility

Apr 6, 2020

(FASTNEWS | COLOMBO) -  A total of 203 persons who were held at a quarantine facility at the Sri Lanka ... Read More

MSC Magnifica: Navy brings German ashore

MSC Magnifica: Navy brings German ashore

Apr 6, 2020

(FASTNEWS | COLOMBO) -  The Sri Lanka Navy has brought ashore a German female on board the Swiss-owned MSC Magnifica ... Read More

Curfew violation arrests rises to 14,966

Curfew violation arrests rises to 14,966

Apr 6, 2020

(FASTNEWS | COLOMBO) -   The number of persons arrested for violating the island-wide curfew has increased to 14,966. Police ... Read More

Popular Sri Lankan musician Jayantha Ratnayake passed away

Popular Sri Lankan musician Jayantha Ratnayake passed away

Apr 6, 2020

(FASTNEWS | COLOMBO) -  Popular Sri Lankan musician Jayantha Ratnayake passed away. He was 51 years-old at the time of ... Read More

Sri Lanka Rupee continues to depreciate

Sri Lanka Rupee continues to depreciate

Apr 6, 2020

(FASTNEWS | COLOMBO) -   The Sri Lanka Rupee continued to depreciate against the US Dollar (USD) today. The Sri ... Read More

Special allowances & pension payments to be home-delivered

Special allowances & pension payments to be home-delivered

Apr 6, 2020

(FASTNEWS | COLOMBO) -  Office of the Prime Minister has announced that the allowances for the senior citizens, those who ... Read More

1390-Hotline for public to obtain free medical advice

1390-Hotline for public to obtain free medical advice

Apr 6, 2020

(FASTNEWS | COLOMBO) -  In order to assist those with suspected Covid-19 the Ministry of Health has established an emergency ... Read More

Sri Lanka confirms 176th COVID-19 case

Sri Lanka confirms 176th COVID-19 case

Apr 6, 2020

(FASTNEWS | COLOMBO) -  The number of COVID-19 cases reported in the country has risen to 176, after two persons ... Read More

Curfew in 19 districts lifted for eight hours

Curfew in 19 districts lifted for eight hours

Apr 6, 2020

(FASTNEWS | COLOMBO) -  Curfew imposed in the Southern, Eastern, Uva, Sabaragamuwa and the North-Central provinces and in the Nuwara-Eliya, ... Read More

Four Sri Lankans who attended event in India test positive for virus

Four Sri Lankans who attended event in India test positive for virus

Apr 6, 2020

(FASTNEWS | COLOMBO) -   Four Sri Lankans who attended a religious event in India have tested positive for the ... Read More

14,268 arrested for violating curfew

14,268 arrested for violating curfew

Apr 5, 2020

(FASTNEWS | COLOMBO) -   The number of persons arrested for violating the island-wide curfew has increased to 14,268. Police ... Read More

Police to take stern action against fake news

Police to take stern action against fake news

Apr 5, 2020

(FASTNEWS | COLOMBO) -  The Police have been instructed to take strict legal action against those spreading false information on ... Read More

Individuals quarantined requested to undergo self-isolation

Individuals quarantined requested to undergo self-isolation

Apr 5, 2020

(FASTNEWS | COLOMBO) -   Individuals, who have left quarantine centres after completing a 14- day quarantine period due to ... Read More

Sri Lankan in Australia dies of the coronavirus

Sri Lankan in Australia dies of the coronavirus

Apr 5, 2020

(FASTNEWS | COLOMBO) -   A Sri Lankan in Australia has died of the coronavirus, the first Sri Lankan to ... Read More

SLBFE looking into issues of Lankans overseas

SLBFE looking into issues of Lankans overseas

Apr 5, 2020

(FASTNEWS | COLOMBO) -  The Bureau stated that Lankans overseas are faced with several concerns including unemployment while groups seeking ... Read More