Category: LOCAL

Police Probe launched on reckless driver seen on Southern Expressway

Police Probe launched on reckless driver seen on Southern Expressway

Apr 11, 2021

(FASTNEWS | COLOMBO) - An investigation has been launched on a reckless driver seen on the Southern Expressway. (more…) Read More

DMT to continue operations despite special holiday

DMT to continue operations despite special holiday

Apr 11, 2021

(FASTNEWS | COLOMBO) - Inssuing a statement the Department of Motor Traffic announced that the Narahenpita and Werahera Offices of ... Read More

Police Warn Against Alcoholic Parties During The Festive Season

Police Warn Against Alcoholic Parties During The Festive Season

Apr 11, 2021

(FASTNEWS | COLOMBO) - Sri Lanka Police have received reports of various parties and events being planned over the internet, ... Read More

Another 170 test positive for COVID-19

Another 170 test positive for COVID-19

Apr 11, 2021

(FASTNEWS | COLOMBO) - Another 170 tested positive for COVID-19 today (11). (more…) Read More

COVID-recoveries rise to 91,631

COVID-recoveries rise to 91,631

Apr 11, 2021

(FASTNEWS | COLOMBO) - Another 175 COVID-19 patients have recovered and discharged from the hospital, bringing the total number of ... Read More

Fire at a shop in Ja-Ela

Fire at a shop in Ja-Ela

Apr 11, 2021

(FASTNEWS | GAMPAHA) - A fire erupted at a shop in Ja-Ela. Two fire engines deployed to douse the fire, ... Read More

Roshan Abeysundara sets new Asian Record

Roshan Abeysundara sets new Asian Record

Apr 11, 2021

(FASTNEWS | COLOMBO) - Leading Aircraftman Roshan Abeysundara set new Asian Record by swimming 59.3 kilometres across Palk Strait in ... Read More

Dr. Wasantha Dissanayake passed away

Dr. Wasantha Dissanayake passed away

Apr 11, 2021

(FASTNEWS | COLOMBO) - Director of the Apeksha Hospital in Maharagama, Dr. Wasantha Dissanayake has passed away at the age-of-58. Read More

All State and private banks to remain open tomorrow

All State and private banks to remain open tomorrow

Apr 11, 2021

(FASTNEWS | COLOMBO) - All State and private banks to remain open tomorrow (12), despite it being declared as a ... Read More

Suspect arrested with drugs and over Rs. 1 million in cash

Suspect arrested with drugs and over Rs. 1 million in cash

Apr 11, 2021

(FASTNEWS | GAMPAHA) - A person arrested from Wattala with 113 grams of methamphetamine, 101 grams of heroin, and over ... Read More

Heavy rains expected in Western and other areas today

Heavy rains expected in Western and other areas today

Apr 11, 2021

(FASTNEWS | COLOMBO) - Heavy rains about 100 millimetres can be expected at several places over most parts of the ... Read More

Pakistan High Commission gifts sports goods to D. S. Senanayake College

Pakistan High Commission gifts sports goods to D. S. Senanayake College

Apr 10, 2021

(FASTNEWS | COLOMBO) - As part of the Government of Pakistan’s Sports Diplomacy with the Government of Sri Lanka, the ... Read More

Over 1,000 PHIs to be deployed from today

Over 1,000 PHIs to be deployed from today

Apr 10, 2021

(FASTNEWS | COLOMBO) - A total of 1,900 Public Health Inspectors (PHIs) are to be deployed country-wide to arrest errant ... Read More

Rs. 5,000 allowance for festive season

Rs. 5,000 allowance for festive season

Apr 10, 2021

(FASTNEWS | COLOMBO) - Steps taken to provide allowance of Rs. 5,000 to Samurdhi beneficiaries and low income families for ... Read More

Random tests on coconut oil samples indicate no Aflatoxin presence

Random tests on coconut oil samples indicate no Aflatoxin presence

Apr 10, 2021

(FASTNEWS | COLOMBO) - Random tests conducted on 109 samples of coconut oil in the market indicate no presence of ... Read More