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“Need two thirds majority to amend Constitution”- MR

“Need two thirds majority to amend Constitution”- MR

Jul 3, 2020

(FASTNEWS | COLOMBO) - A two-thirds majority in Parliament is needed at the forthcoming the General Elections to amend the ... Read More

Security measures taken after test confirms Colombo resident has virus

Security measures taken after test confirms Colombo resident has virus

Jul 3, 2020

(FASTNEWS | COVID-19) - All the required security measures have been taken after tests confirmed a man in Colombo was ... Read More

President orders not to use his photographs in election campaign

President orders not to use his photographs in election campaign

Jul 2, 2020

(FASTNEWS | COLOMBO) - President Gotabaya Rajapaksa has ordered not to use his photographs by candidates contesting the upcoming election ... Read More

North, South development on equal footing – Premier

North, South development on equal footing – Premier

Jul 2, 2020

(FASTNEWS | COLOMBO) - The Government treats the North and the South of the country equally when it comes to ... Read More

PM wants both ‘biriyani’ & votes from Muslims

PM wants both ‘biriyani’ & votes from Muslims

Jun 30, 2020

(FASTNEWS | COLOMBO) - Prime Minister Mahinda Rajapaksa says the government is committed to protecting the rights and upholding the ... Read More

MCC review report accessible on web

MCC review report accessible on web

Jun 29, 2020

(FASTNEWS | COLOMBO) - The final report by the Expert’s Committee appointed to review the proposed Millennium Challenge Corporation Compact ... Read More

‘Intl. monetary organisations must grant debt relief’

‘Intl. monetary organisations must grant debt relief’

Jun 28, 2020

(FASTNEWS | COLOMBO) - Prime Minister Mahinda Rajapaksa has renewed calls for international monetary organizations to provide debt relief for ... Read More

COVID-19 cases in Sri Lanka increase to 2,014

COVID-19 cases in Sri Lanka increase to 2,014

Jun 27, 2020

(FASTNEWS | COLOMBO) - The number of coronavirus cases reported in the country has increased to 2,014 after four new ... Read More

US Supreme Court rules against Sri Lankan asylum seeker

US Supreme Court rules against Sri Lankan asylum seeker

Jun 26, 2020

(FASTNEWS | COLOMBO) - In a win for the Trump administration, the Supreme Court has ruled immigrants seeking asylum cannot ... Read More

Zahran issued weapons & gave firearm training to Kattankudy youths in 2009: Witness

Zahran issued weapons & gave firearm training to Kattankudy youths in 2009: Witness

Jun 25, 2020

(FASTNEWS | COLOMBO) - Leader of the National Thawheed Jamaat (NTJ) Zahran Hashim was openly using firearms to threaten Sufi ... Read More

Mangala impressed by Harin

Mangala impressed by Harin

Jun 24, 2020

(FASTNEWS | COLOMBO) - Former minister Mangala Samaraweera said today that he is impressed by Harin Fernando over the comments ... Read More

AG’s officials will not participate in the Political Victimisation Commission

AG’s officials will not participate in the Political Victimisation Commission

Jun 23, 2020

(FASTNEWS | COLOMBO) - The Attorney General (AG) has informed the President of the Presidential Commission of Inquiry (PCoI) that ... Read More

Mangala defends Central Bank Officials

Mangala defends Central Bank Officials

Jun 22, 2020

(FASTNEWS | COLOMBO) - Former Finance Minister Mangala Samaraweera in an open letter Prime Minister Mahinda Rajapaksa yesterday (21) said ... Read More

Tourists allowed under health regulations from Aug. 01

Tourists allowed under health regulations from Aug. 01

Jun 22, 2020

(FASTNEWS | COVID-19) - There will be stringent health related checks and balances which will be imposed when the Bandaranaike ... Read More

Mock polls to take place today

Mock polls to take place today

Jun 20, 2020

(FASTNEWS | COLOMBO) - Mock polls will be conducted today (20) in Mattakkuliya and Dematagoda Area, said the Election Commission. ... Read More