Category: LOCAL

Inter-Province Travel Restrictions Extended

Inter-Province Travel Restrictions Extended

Oct 20, 2021

(FASTNEWS | COLOMBO) - The Existing Inter-Province Travel Restrictions have been extended to the 31st of October 2021, as per ... Read More

Another 71 arrested for violating quarantine regulations

Another 71 arrested for violating quarantine regulations

Oct 20, 2021

(FASTNEWS | COLOMBO) - The Sri Lanka Police says that 71 people have been arrested for violating quarantine regulations within ... Read More

SL Buddhist monks to land first at new Kushinagar Airport

SL Buddhist monks to land first at new Kushinagar Airport

Oct 20, 2021

(FASTNEWS | KUSHINAGAR) - The Kushinagar International Airport in Kushinagar, India will officially be declared open today. (more…) Read More

Nano Nitrogen liquid fertilizer reaches Sri Lanka

Nano Nitrogen liquid fertilizer reaches Sri Lanka

Oct 20, 2021

(FASTNEWS | COLOMBO) - The first batch of Nano Nitrogen liquid fertilizer imported from India has been brought to the ... Read More

Cinnamon, pepper & cloves prices increase

Cinnamon, pepper & cloves prices increase

Oct 20, 2021

(FASTNEWS | COLOMBO) - Market prices of a number of major export crops including cinnamon, pepper, nutmeg, cloves, and coffee ... Read More

COVID recoveries increase to 493,314

COVID recoveries increase to 493,314

Oct 19, 2021

(FASTNEWS | COLOMBO) -  Another 339 more COVID-19 patients recovered and were discharged from hospitals. (more…) Read More

Cabinet approves to draft bill to amend laws to ban cattle slaughter

Cabinet approves to draft bill to amend laws to ban cattle slaughter

Oct 19, 2021

(FASTNEWS | COLOMBO) - The Cabinet of Ministers has approved to amend existing laws and regulations applicable to ban cattle ... Read More

“Can’t cut corners to list Covaxin” – WHO

“Can’t cut corners to list Covaxin” – WHO

Oct 19, 2021

(FASTNEWS | COLOMBO) - The World Health Organization (WHO) yesterday (18) stated that it was aware that many people were ... Read More

Letter from importers to remove control price on sugar

Letter from importers to remove control price on sugar

Oct 19, 2021

(FASTNEWS | COLOMBO) - Several leading sugar importers have requested the Ministry of Finance to remove the control price imposed ... Read More

SL receives another batch of Pfizer vaccines

SL receives another batch of Pfizer vaccines

Oct 19, 2021

(FASTNEWS | COLOMBO) - Another batch of Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 vaccines has arrived in Sri Lanka this morning (October 19). (more…) Read More

“Prophet Muhammad’s life and philosophy depict rationale of Islamic belief”

“Prophet Muhammad’s life and philosophy depict rationale of Islamic belief”

Oct 19, 2021

(FASTNEWS | COLOMBO) - President Gotabaya Rajapaksa, in his message for Milad-un-Nabi, says the best way to pay special respect ... Read More

LPBOA to introduce bus service sans conductors soon

LPBOA to introduce bus service sans conductors soon

Oct 18, 2021

(FASTNEWS | COLOMBO) - Lanka Private Bus Owners’ Association (LPBOA) to introduce a ticketing system in place of a physical ... Read More

Trains to ply from October 21

Trains to ply from October 21

Oct 18, 2021

(FASTNEWS | COLOMBO) - Sri Lanka Railways says trains will operate from Thursday in the event inter provincial travel restrictions ... Read More

Nano Nitrogen liquid fertilizer to be imported

Nano Nitrogen liquid fertilizer to be imported

Oct 18, 2021

(FASTNEWS | COLOMBO) - Steps have been taken to import 3,100,000 litres of Nano Nitrogen liquid fertilizer. (more…) Read More

Teachers & Principals to resume duty

Teachers & Principals to resume duty

Oct 18, 2021

(FASTNEWS | COLOMBO) - Teachers and Principals unions have decided to report for duty from 25 October. (more…) Read More