Category: LOCAL

Coconut oil prices will not be increased

Coconut oil prices will not be increased

Jul 1, 2022

(FASTNEWS | COLOMBO) - The All Ceylon Traditional Coconut Oil Producers’ Association claims that despite the impact of fuel shortages and ... Read More

Todays power cut schedule

Todays power cut schedule

Jul 1, 2022

(FASTNEWS | COLOMBO) - The Public Utilities Commission has announced that a 3 hour power cut will be implemented today (01). ... Read More

Schools may remain closed even after 10 July

Schools may remain closed even after 10 July

Jul 1, 2022

(FASTNEWS | COLOMBO) - The Education Non-Academics Employees’ Union says schools will have to remain closed even after the 10th of ... Read More

Human Rights Commission begins probe into Kandakadu incident

Human Rights Commission begins probe into Kandakadu incident

Jul 1, 2022

(FASTNEWS | COLOMBO) - The Human Rights Commission of Sri Lanka has commenced an investigation into the incident that took place ... Read More

Dr. Nandalal Weerasinghe to continue as Governor for next 6 years

Dr. Nandalal Weerasinghe to continue as Governor for next 6 years

Jul 1, 2022

(FASTNEWS | COLOMBO) - Dr. Nandalal Weerasinghe has received his letter of appointment as the Governor of the Central Bank of ... Read More

Health workers to receive fuel today as well

Health workers to receive fuel today as well

Jul 1, 2022

(FASTNEWS | COLOMBO) - The provision of fuel for health workers will get underway for the second day today (01). (more…) Read More

Revised bus fares in effect as of today

Revised bus fares in effect as of today

Jul 1, 2022

(FASTNEWS | COLOMBO) - The revised bus fare prices are effective as of today (1). (more…) Read More

Train operations cancelled due to fuel crisis

Train operations cancelled due to fuel crisis

Jul 1, 2022

(FASTNEWS | COLOMBO) - Sri Lanka Railways said that 22 train operations were cancelled on Friday (1) morning, as railway workers ... Read More

New Secretary appointed to the Ministry of Technology

New Secretary appointed to the Ministry of Technology

Jun 30, 2022

(FASTNEWS | COLOMBO) - Jayantha De Silva has been appointed as the Secretary to the Ministry of Technology. (more…) Read More

22A published via Gazette

22A published via Gazette

Jun 30, 2022

(FASTNEWS | COLOMBO) - The 22nd Amendment to the Constitution was published via Gazette, as a Bill to amend the Constitution ... Read More

World Bank assures support to Sri Lanka

World Bank assures support to Sri Lanka

Jun 30, 2022

(FASTNEWS | COLOMBO) - The World Bank’s Country Director for Sri Lanka Faris Hadad-Zervos said that the World Bank would extend ... Read More

Kanchana holds talks to secure more jobs for Lankans in Qatar

Kanchana holds talks to secure more jobs for Lankans in Qatar

Jun 30, 2022

(FASTNEWS | COLOMBO) - Minister of Power and Energy Kanchana Wijesekera has held discussions with Qatari authorities regarding new job opportunities ... Read More

Bus fares increased by 22%

Bus fares increased by 22%

Jun 30, 2022

(FASTNEWS | COLOMBO) - The minimum bus fare increased to Rs. 40 while other bus fares to be increased by 22% ... Read More

Today’s power cut schedule

Today’s power cut schedule

Jun 30, 2022

(FASTNEWS | COLOMBO) - Three-hour power cuts will be imposed across the country today. (more…) Read More

Mass escape from Kandakadu Rehab Center

Mass escape from Kandakadu Rehab Center

Jun 29, 2022

(FASTNEWS | COLOMBO) - A group of inmates held at the Kandakadu Treatment & Rehabilitation center, Polonnaruwa have fled the premises. ... Read More