Category: LOCAL

Sri Lanka says Johnson’s win reflects global trend of pro-nationalist Governments

Sri Lanka says Johnson’s win reflects global trend of pro-nationalist Governments

Dec 14, 2019

(FASTNEWS | COLOMBO) - Sri Lanka says the win by UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson and the Conservative Party at ... Read More

No privatisation of Postal Service – Bandula

No privatisation of Postal Service – Bandula

Dec 14, 2019

(FASTNEWS | COLOMBO) - Information and Communication Technology, Higher Education, Technology Innovation Minister Bandula Gunawardena stressed that the Postal Service ... Read More

Severe lightning, thunder showers forecast

Severe lightning, thunder showers forecast

Dec 14, 2019

(FASTNEWS | COLOMBO) - The natural hazards early warning unit of the Disaster Management Centre has issued a code red ... Read More

Power projects’ launch only after full feasibility check – President

Power projects’ launch only after full feasibility check – President

Dec 14, 2019

(FASTNEWS | COLOMBO) - President Gotabaya Rajapaksa has insisted that proper feasibility studies be conducted before actual implementation of the ... Read More

Navy assists to apprehend a person with heroin

Navy assists to apprehend a person with heroin

Dec 14, 2019

(FASTNEWS | COLOMBO) - The Navy in coordination with the Police held a person with 450 milligrams of heroin at ... Read More

Police bust attempt to smuggle heroin

Police bust attempt to smuggle heroin

Dec 14, 2019

(FASTNEWS | COLOMBO) - The Police busted an attempt to smuggle heroin worth Rs. 30 million. A car and a ... Read More

India reiterates solution in Sri Lanka must be acceptable to all communities

India reiterates solution in Sri Lanka must be acceptable to all communities

Dec 14, 2019

(FASTNEWS | COLOMBO) - India has reiterated that a political solution in Sri Lanka must be acceptable to all communities. ... Read More

CID arrests alleged ‘White Van’ driver and victim

CID arrests alleged ‘White Van’ driver and victim

Dec 14, 2019

(FASTNEWS | COLOMBO) - The individual who had claimed to be a driver of a so-called ‘White Van’ used to ... Read More

Court issues overseas travel ban on Patali

Court issues overseas travel ban on Patali

Dec 14, 2019

(FASTNEWS | COLOMBO) - Parliamentarian Patali Champika Ranawaka and one of his drivers have been issued an overseas travel ban ... Read More

Ranil congratulates Boris Johnson

Ranil congratulates Boris Johnson

Dec 13, 2019

(FASTNEWS | COLOMBO) - Leader of the United National Party (UNP) Ranil Wickremesinghe has congratulated the Prime Minister of the ... Read More

Govt. to review MCC Agreement, AG tells Supreme Court

Govt. to review MCC Agreement, AG tells Supreme Court

Dec 13, 2019

(FASTNEWS | COLOMBO) - The government has decided to review the Millennium Challenge Corporation agreement, which was to be signed ... Read More

Duty-free worker’s attempt to smuggle out gold biscuits worth millions busted

Duty-free worker’s attempt to smuggle out gold biscuits worth millions busted

Dec 13, 2019

(FASTNEWS | COLOMBO) - An employee of a duty-free shop at the Bandaranaike International Airport (BIA) has been imposed a ... Read More

Indian and Sri Lankan armies practice counter-terror ops

Indian and Sri Lankan armies practice counter-terror ops

Dec 13, 2019

(FASTNEWS | COLOMBO) -  The Indian Army and Sri Lankan Army contingents taking part in Exercise “Mitra Shakti” jointly carried ... Read More

Committee of experts to review amended scope of Port City

Committee of experts to review amended scope of Port City

Dec 13, 2019

(FASTNEWS | COLOMBO) -   A committee of experts is to be appointed to review the amended scope of the ... Read More

Twenty-four-hour water cut in Colombo tomorrow

Twenty-four-hour water cut in Colombo tomorrow

Dec 13, 2019

(FASTNEWS | COLOMBO) - A 24-hour water cut will be imposed on several areas in Colombo starting from 8.00 PM ... Read More