Category: LOCAL

Court discharges Tiran Alles over RADA fraud case

Court discharges Tiran Alles over RADA fraud case

Jul 10, 2020

(FASTNEWS | COLOMBO) - The Colombo High Court today discharged former Chairman of the Reconstruction and Development Agency (RADA) Tiran ... Read More

Fatal head-on collision in Wellawaya claims three lives

Fatal head-on collision in Wellawaya claims three lives

Jul 10, 2020

(FASTNEWS | COLOMBO) - Three persons reported dead in a tragic head-on collision between a lorry and a three-wheeler on ... Read More

SLPP seeks two-third majority to strengthen Presidency

SLPP seeks two-third majority to strengthen Presidency

Jul 10, 2020

(FASTNEWS | COLOMBO) - The Sri Lanka Podujana Peramuna (SLPP) is seeking a two-third majority in Parliament to strengthen the ... Read More

Navy launches Maritime Doctrine of Sri Lanka

Navy launches Maritime Doctrine of Sri Lanka

Jul 10, 2020

(FASTNEWS | COLOMBO) - Marking another first in Sri Lankan history, the Navy launched the Maritime Doctrine of Sri Lanka ... Read More

‘Fuel prices will be slashed in 24 hours of SJB victory’

‘Fuel prices will be slashed in 24 hours of SJB victory’

Jul 10, 2020

(FASTNEWS | COLOMBO) - Leader of the Samagi Jana Balawegaya Sajith Premadasa says fuel prices will be reduced 24 hours ... Read More

‘95% of UNP supporters now side with the SJB’

‘95% of UNP supporters now side with the SJB’

Jul 10, 2020

(FASTNEWS | COLOMBO) - Former Parliamentarian Gayantha Karunatileka claims 95% of supporters of the United National Party have pledged support ... Read More

Term of PCoI on political victimization extended by 4 months

Term of PCoI on political victimization extended by 4 months

Jul 10, 2020

(FASTNEWS | COLOMBO) - President Gotabaya Rajapaksa has extended the term of Presidential Commission of Inquiry (PcoI) probing the incidents ... Read More

Sajith stresses on death penalty against those engaged in terrorism

Sajith stresses on death penalty against those engaged in terrorism

Jul 10, 2020

(FASTNEWS | COLOMBO) - The death penalty should be given to all those who are involved in terrorism, irrespective of ... Read More

Spells of showers expected in some areas

Spells of showers expected in some areas

Jul 10, 2020

(FASTNEWS | COLOMBO) - Several spells of showers will occur in Western, Sabaragamuwa and Southern provinces and in Nuwara-Eliya district, ... Read More

10 families in Nattandiya sent to self-quarantine

10 families in Nattandiya sent to self-quarantine

Jul 10, 2020

(FASTNEWS | COLOMBO) - At least 45 people of 10 families from Nattandiya, who have maintained links with the woman ... Read More

196 more tested positive for Covid-19 at the Kandakadu Rehabilitation Center

196 more tested positive for Covid-19 at the Kandakadu Rehabilitation Center

Jul 10, 2020

(FASTNEWS | COLOMBO) - 196 persons have tested COVID-19 positive at the Kandakadu Treatment and Rehabilitation Centre. Accordingly including the ... Read More

‘Kalu Malli’, arrested from Angoda

‘Kalu Malli’, arrested from Angoda

Jul 10, 2020

(FASTNEWS | COLOMBO) - Rohan Pradeep alias Kalu Malli, a close associate of an organized criminal Kosgoda Tharaka, has been ... Read More

Talks between India and Sri Lanka for debt relief sees progress

Talks between India and Sri Lanka for debt relief sees progress

Jul 10, 2020

(FASTNEWS | COLOMBO) - India said it was holding talks with Sri Lanka over its request for postponement of repayment ... Read More

Talks between India and Sri Lanka for debt relief sees progress

Talks between India and Sri Lanka for debt relief sees progress

Jul 10, 2020

(FASTNEWS | COLOMBO) - India said it was holding talks with Sri Lanka over its request for postponement of repayment ... Read More

Kandakadu quarantine centre converted into a hospital

Kandakadu quarantine centre converted into a hospital

Jul 10, 2020

(FASTNEWS | COLOMBO) - The quarantine centre in Kandakadu has been converted into a hospital in order to treat Covid-19 ... Read More