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Gotabhaya discharged and released from Avant Garde case

Gotabhaya discharged and released from Avant Garde case

Sep 23, 2019

(FASTNEWS | COLOMBO) - The Colombo Chief Magistrate Lanka Jayaratne has ordered to discharge and release the former Secretary to Ministry of Defence Gotabhaya Rajapaksa ... Read More

COPE calls probe on cough syrup tested on patients

COPE calls probe on cough syrup tested on patients

Sep 23, 2019

(FASTNEWS | COLOMBO) - The Parliamentary Committee on Public Enterprises (COPE) has directed the subject Ministry to carry out an immediate investigation into the highly ... Read More

President reiterates the necessity of abolishing Executive Presidency

President reiterates the necessity of abolishing Executive Presidency

Sep 22, 2019

(FASTNEWS | COLOMBO) - President Maithripala Sirisena said it was his consistent policy that the Executive Presidency should be abolished and attempts to abolish it ... Read More

Thalatha to call on AG to probe telephone conversation revealed by Nissanka

Thalatha to call on AG to probe telephone conversation revealed by Nissanka

Sep 21, 2019

(FASTNEWS | COLOMBO) - Minister of Justice Thalatha Atukorale stated that she will call on the Attorney General (AG) to conduct an investigation into the ... Read More

CID’s request to question Gotabhaya, rejected

CID’s request to question Gotabhaya, rejected

Sep 20, 2019

(FASTNEWS | COLOMBO) - The Colombo Chief Magistrate today (20) rejected the request made by the Criminal Investigation Department (CID) to question the former Secretary ... Read More

UNP’s Karu denies seeking to be nominated as candidate

UNP’s Karu denies seeking to be nominated as candidate

Sep 20, 2019

(FASTNEWS | COLOMBO) - Speaker Karu Jayasuriya today denied claims that he submitted a written request to be nominated as the Presidential candidate of the ... Read More

First hi-tech training centre in Sri Lanka North launched

First hi-tech training centre in Sri Lanka North launched

Sep 20, 2019

(FASTNEWS | COLOMBO) - The first hi-tech vocational training centre in Sri Lanka’s Northern Province was launched on 18 September. The US $ 7.6 Mn ... Read More

GOTA’s cash deposit for presidential election made

GOTA’s cash deposit for presidential election made

Sep 20, 2019

(FASTNEWS | COLOMBO) - Secretary of Sri Lanka Podujana Peramuna (SLPP) Sagara Kariyawasam has arrived at the Elections Commission to make the deposit for the ... Read More

Police arrests individual who defrauded relatives of Easter Sunday attack suspects

Police arrests individual who defrauded relatives of Easter Sunday attack suspects

Sep 19, 2019

(FASTNEWS | COLOMBO) - An individual has been arrested by the Police for obtaining funds from relatives of 3 Easter Sunday attack suspects arrested on ... Read More

UNP to announce its Presidential Candidate next week

UNP to announce its Presidential Candidate next week

Sep 19, 2019

(FASTNEWS | COLOMBO) - The decision on the Presidential Candidate of the United National Party (UNP) will be announced next week, the General Secretary of ... Read More