Category: LOCAL

Mechanism to reopen all Western Province schools in 2-weeks

Mechanism to reopen all Western Province schools in 2-weeks

Jan 19, 2021

(FASTNEWS | COLOMBO) - Education Minister Professor G.L. Peiris yesterday (18) the Government is going to create a mechanism to ... Read More

Exit point Antigen tests find 103 COVID-19 positive

Exit point Antigen tests find 103 COVID-19 positive

Jan 19, 2021

(FASTNEWS | COLOMBO) - Total of 103 persons leaving the Western Province tested positive for COVID-19 following Random Rapid Antigen ... Read More

COVID 19 UPDATE – 674 patients : 06 deaths

COVID 19 UPDATE – 674 patients : 06 deaths

Jan 19, 2021

(FASTNEWS | COLOMBO) -  674 new cases were reported yesterday increasing the total caseload of COVID 19 in Sri Lanka ... Read More

State Minister Piyal positive for COVID-19.

State Minister Piyal positive for COVID-19.

Jan 18, 2021

(FASTNEWS | COLOMBO) - State Minister Piyal Nishantha has tested positive for the coronavirus, it was confirmed on Monday(18). (more…) Read More

Arrest warrant issued for Geekiyanage Kulathissa

Arrest warrant issued for Geekiyanage Kulathissa

Jan 18, 2021

(FASTNEWS | COLOMBO) -  Warrants have been issued for the arrest of Colombo Municipal Councillor Geekiyanage Kulathissa and nine others ... Read More

Parliament to convene for two days this week

Parliament to convene for two days this week

Jan 18, 2021

(FASTNEWS | COLOMBO) - The Committee on Parliamentary Business has decided to convene Parliament tomorrow (Jan. 19) and day after ... Read More

Military training to over 18s

Military training to over 18s

Jan 18, 2021

(FASTNEWS | COLOMBO) -  The proposal by the Public Security Minister, retired Rear Admiral Sarath Weerasekara is going to propose ... Read More

Over 50 including 13 teens arrested for partying illegally

Over 50 including 13 teens arrested for partying illegally

Jan 18, 2021

(FASTNEWS | COLOMBO) - Fifty-four persons including 13 young girls have been arrested by the police at a hotel in ... Read More

Over 200 COVID-cases identified yesterday from Colombo

Over 200 COVID-cases identified yesterday from Colombo

Jan 18, 2021

(FASTNEWS | COLOMBO) - The National Operations Centre for Prevention of COVID-19 Outbreak (NOCPCO) had identified 763 positive cases by ... Read More

Indictments served on Rajitha in corruption case

Indictments served on Rajitha in corruption case

Jan 18, 2021

(FASTNEWS | COLOMBO) - The Colombo High Court today served indictments on former Health Minister Rajitha Senaratne over the case ... Read More

27 people arrested in 24-Hours for violation of quarantine

27 people arrested in 24-Hours for violation of quarantine

Jan 18, 2021

(FASTNEWS | COLOMBO) - 27 persons were arrested for not wearing face masks and failing to maintain social distancing during ... Read More

COVID 19 UPDATE – 763 patients : 08 deaths

COVID 19 UPDATE – 763 patients : 08 deaths

Jan 18, 2021

(FASTNEWS | COLOMBO) -  763 new cases were reported yesterday increasing the total caseload of COVID 19 in Sri Lanka ... Read More

Chairmen of the Balangoda & Embilipitiya Urban Councils suspended

Chairmen of the Balangoda & Embilipitiya Urban Councils suspended

Jan 16, 2021

(FASTNEWS | EMBILIPITIYA) - An Extraordinary Gazette Notification issued by the Governor of the Sabaragamuwa Province, temporarily suspending the Embilipitiya ... Read More

WP : 213 institutions violating regulations

WP : 213 institutions violating regulations

Jan 16, 2021

(FASTNEWS | COLOMBO) -  Police say 213 state and private sector institutions have been identified in the Western Province yesterday, ... Read More

COVID 19 UPDATE – 695 patients : 04 deaths

COVID 19 UPDATE – 695 patients : 04 deaths

Jan 16, 2021

(FASTNEWS | COLOMBO) - 695 new cases were reported yesterday increasing the total caseload of COVID 19 in Sri Lanka ... Read More