Category: LOCAL

Seven political parties not represented in Parliament summoned on Election Law Reform

Seven political parties not represented in Parliament summoned on Election Law Reform

Jul 28, 2021

(FASTNEWS | COLOMBO) - Seven political parties that are not represented in Parliament have been summoned before the Parliament Select ... Read More

University lecturers to go offline today

University lecturers to go offline today

Jul 28, 2021

(FASTNEWS | COLOMBO) - The Federation of University Teachers' Associations has decided to withdraw from online teaching activities today in ... Read More

Nurses Trade Unions to strike during lunch today

Nurses Trade Unions to strike during lunch today

Jul 28, 2021

(FASTNEWS | COLOMBO) - The Government Nursing Officers Association will stage a protest campaign from 12:00 noon to 1:00 pm ... Read More

MP Harin Fernando summoned to the CID

MP Harin Fernando summoned to the CID

Jul 28, 2021

(FASTNEWS | COLOMBO) - Harin Fernando summoned to the CID to record a statement over a statement he made on ... Read More

SL to receive four million doses of Sinopharm within next week

SL to receive four million doses of Sinopharm within next week

Jul 28, 2021

(FASTNEWS | COLOMBO) -  Sri Lanka will receive another four million doses of the Sinopharm vaccine within the first week ... Read More

Pakistan’s Acting High Commissioner calls on new Finance Minister

Pakistan’s Acting High Commissioner calls on new Finance Minister

Jul 27, 2021

(FASTNEWS | COLOMBO) - Acting High Commissioner of Pakistan to Sri Lanka, Mr. Tanvir Ahmed and Trade and Investment Attaché, ... Read More

CID receives complaint against the staging of protests

CID receives complaint against the staging of protests

Jul 27, 2021

(FASTNEWS | COLOMBO) - The Criminal Investigations Department (CID) has received a complaint against the conduct of protests across the ... Read More

Teachers & Principals to meet Education Minister

Teachers & Principals to meet Education Minister

Jul 27, 2021

(FASTNEWS | COLOMBO) - A meeting between the Minister of Education Prof. G.L. Peiris and representatives of the Teachers and ... Read More

Sub Committee appointed to solve the ongoing teacher-principal crisis

Sub Committee appointed to solve the ongoing teacher-principal crisis

Jul 27, 2021

(FASTNEWS | COLOMBO) - A sub committee has been appointed under the leadership of the Prime Minister to resolve the ... Read More

Cabinet approval to proceed with saline production locally

Cabinet approval to proceed with saline production locally

Jul 27, 2021

(FASTNEWS | COLOMBO) - The government has decided to produce the saline required for the country locally. (more…) Read More

Colombo High Court discharges Avant-Garde Chairman

Colombo High Court discharges Avant-Garde Chairman

Jul 27, 2021

(FASTNEWS | COLOMBO) -   Colombo High Court discharges Avant-Garde Chairman Nissanka Senadhipathi and Major General (Rtd) Palitha Fernando from the ... Read More

Chinese PM Li Keqiang to visit Sri Lanka

Chinese PM Li Keqiang to visit Sri Lanka

Jul 27, 2021

(FASTNEWS | COLOMBO) - Chinese Prime Minister Li Keqiang is likely to visit Sri Lanka in September. (more…) Read More

Highest number of vaccines administered yesterday in SL

Highest number of vaccines administered yesterday in SL

Jul 27, 2021

(FASTNEWS | COLOMBO) - The highest number of vaccines given in a single day in relation to the COVID-19 immunization ... Read More

Police prosecuted 48,000 for violating quarantine rules

Police prosecuted 48,000 for violating quarantine rules

Jul 27, 2021

(FASTNEWS | COLOMBO) -  Police Media Spokesman Senior DIG Ajith Rohana stated that 123 persons were arrested yesterday (26) for ... Read More

Another million Sinopharm Vaccine arrives in Sri Lanka

Another million Sinopharm Vaccine arrives in Sri Lanka

Jul 27, 2021

(FASTNEWS | COLOMBO) - A flight carrying 01 million doses of Sinopharm vaccines arrived in the island a short while ... Read More