Category: LOCAL

Four people tested in Sri Lanka for coronavirus cleared [UPDATE]

Four people tested in Sri Lanka for coronavirus cleared [UPDATE]

Jan 26, 2020

(FASTNEWS | COLOMBO) - Four individuals tested in Sri Lanka for Coronavirus have been cleared. <span aria-label="Continue reading Four people ... Read More

Eighteen-year-old killed after hit by train in Polgahawela

Eighteen-year-old killed after hit by train in Polgahawela

Jan 26, 2020

(FASTNEWS | COLOMBO) - An 18-yesr-old youth has been killed in Polgahawela after being hit by a Jaffna-bound express train ... Read More

US notes strategic importance of Sri Lanka in Indo-Pacific region

US notes strategic importance of Sri Lanka in Indo-Pacific region

Jan 26, 2020

(FASTNEWS | COLOMBO) - The United States has noted the strategic importance of Sri Lanka in the Indo-Pacific region. (more…) Read More

Two women at IDH cleared of Coronavirus

Two women at IDH cleared of Coronavirus

Jan 26, 2020

(FASTNEWS | COLOMBO) - Initial medical tests conducted by the Medical Research Institute (MRI) has revealed that the 2 individuals ... Read More

President calls for evacuation of Sri Lankans in Wuhan

President calls for evacuation of Sri Lankans in Wuhan

Jan 26, 2020

(FASTNEWS | COLOMBO) - President Gotabaya Rajapaksa has called for the evacuation of Sri Lankans in Wuhan as a result ... Read More

Three suspects remanded over Rs. 2.5 million gold theft

Three suspects remanded over Rs. 2.5 million gold theft

Jan 25, 2020

(FASTNEWS | COLOMBO) - Three suspects arrested on charges of breaking and entering and theft of up to Rs.2.5 million ... Read More

Pujith Jayasundara before Presidential Commission

Pujith Jayasundara before Presidential Commission

Jan 25, 2020

(FASTNEWS | COLOMBO) - Inspector General of Police Pujith Jayasundara, who has been sent on compulsory leave, was brought before ... Read More

Constitutional Council approves nomination of Kodagoda as Supreme Court Judge

Constitutional Council approves nomination of Kodagoda as Supreme Court Judge

Jan 25, 2020

(FASTNEWS | COLOMBO) - The Constitutional Council has approved President Gotabaya Rajapaksa’s recommendation to appoint the President of the Court ... Read More

Nanda Mallawaarachchi to head Multi-Purpose Development Task Force

Nanda Mallawaarachchi to head Multi-Purpose Development Task Force

Jan 25, 2020

(FASTNEWS | COLOMBO) - Major General (Retired) Nanda Mallawaarachchi has been appointed as the Director General (DG) of the Multi-Purpose ... Read More

Pakistan’s Naval Chief to visit Sri Lanka

Pakistan’s Naval Chief to visit Sri Lanka

Jan 25, 2020

(FASTNEWS | COLOMBO) - Pakistan’s Chief of Naval Staff, Admiral Zafar Mahmood Abbasi NI (M) is scheduled to visit Sri ... Read More

Retired Major Ajith Prasanna remanded

Retired Major Ajith Prasanna remanded

Jan 24, 2020

(FASTNEWS | COLOMBO) - Retired Major Ajith Prasanna remanded by Colombo High Court till 7 February over contempt of court ... Read More

Census of population and housing in 2021

Census of population and housing in 2021

Jan 24, 2020

(FASTNEWS | COLOMBO) - An extraordinary gazette notification has been issued pertaining to a census of population and housing that ... Read More

Y-12 aircraft crash not an act of sabotage-GA

Y-12 aircraft crash not an act of sabotage-GA

Jan 24, 2020

(FASTNEWS | COLOMBO) - The Government Analyst has determined that the Sri Lanka Air Force Y-12 surveillance aircraft crash was ... Read More

SLTB trade unions to reveal corrupt practices

SLTB trade unions to reveal corrupt practices

Jan 24, 2020

(FASTNEWS | COLOMBO) - The All Ceylon Transport Employees’ Association says it is willing to reveal all crime and corruption ... Read More

Applications for law degrees to be called in March

Applications for law degrees to be called in March

Jan 24, 2020

(FASTNEWS | COLOMBO) - Minister of Education Bandula Gunawardena says the applications for the enrolment of students for law degrees, ... Read More