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SL approves Indian Covishield vaccine

SL approves Indian Covishield vaccine

Jan 23, 2021

(FASTNEWS | COLOMBO) - The Indian High Commission has announced that the government of Sri Lanka has approved the emergency ... Read More

5,000 Rapid Antigen Tests carried out yesterday

5,000 Rapid Antigen Tests carried out yesterday

Jan 22, 2021

(FASTNEWS | COLOMBO) - Commander of the Army General Shavendra Silva says around 5,000 Rapid Antigen Tests were carried out ... Read More

Sri Lanka seeks to work with Biden to strengthen relationship

Sri Lanka seeks to work with Biden to strengthen relationship

Jan 21, 2021

(FASTNEWS | COLOMBO) - Sri Lanka seeks to work forward with the new Administration of the United Sates (US) led ... Read More

Escaped COVID-19 patient located

Escaped COVID-19 patient located

Jan 20, 2021

(FASTNEWS | COLOMBO) - A 43-year-old COVID-19 positive patient who had escaped from the Punanai Treatment Centre was later located ... Read More

Mechanism to reopen all Western Province schools in 2-weeks

Mechanism to reopen all Western Province schools in 2-weeks

Jan 19, 2021

(FASTNEWS | COLOMBO) - Education Minister Professor G.L. Peiris yesterday (18) the Government is going to create a mechanism to ... Read More

Over 200 COVID-cases identified yesterday from Colombo

Over 200 COVID-cases identified yesterday from Colombo

Jan 18, 2021

(FASTNEWS | COLOMBO) - The National Operations Centre for Prevention of COVID-19 Outbreak (NOCPCO) had identified 763 positive cases by ... Read More

Multiple Police areas released from isolation

Multiple Police areas released from isolation

Jan 16, 2021

(FASTNEWS | COLOMBO) - Isolation orders on 08 Grama Niladhari Divisions in three police areas will be lifted with effect ... Read More

India to offer COVID-vaccine to Sri Lanka and other countries

India to offer COVID-vaccine to Sri Lanka and other countries

Jan 15, 2021

(FASTNEWS | NEW DELHI) - India, one of the world's largest manufacturers of inoculations, plans to offer 20 million doses ... Read More

ACJU expresses disappointment on controversial statements made by Gammanpila

ACJU expresses disappointment on controversial statements made by Gammanpila

Jan 13, 2021

(FASTNEWS | COLOMBO) - The All Ceylon Jamiyyathul Ulama (ACJU) has expressed its disappointment and concern on the controversial statements ... Read More

US Envoy to Sri Lanka disappointed with incidents in Washington

US Envoy to Sri Lanka disappointed with incidents in Washington

Jan 12, 2021

(FASTNEWS | COLOMBO) - The US Ambassador to Sri Lanka, Alaina B. Teplitz, says she was deeply disappointed with the ... Read More

Lankans in Australia protest over cremation of COVID-victims [VIDEO]

Lankans in Australia protest over cremation of COVID-victims [VIDEO]

Jan 10, 2021

(FASTNEWS | COLOMBO) -  Sri Lankan Muslims in Sydney - Australia has organised a protest and vehicle parade this morning ... Read More

Harin complains to IGP against Gota’s remarks on him

Harin complains to IGP against Gota’s remarks on him

Jan 10, 2021

(FASTNEWS | COLOMBO) - Samagi Jana Balawegaya(SJB) MP Harin Fernando has written to the IGP raising concerns over a speech ... Read More

Dayasiri tests positive for COVID-19

Dayasiri tests positive for COVID-19

Jan 8, 2021

(FASTNEWS | COLOMBO) - State Minister of Batik, Handloom and Local Apparel Products Dayasiri Jayasekara has tested positive for COVID-19, ... Read More

COVAX ready to give vaccines to Sri Lanka – Health Minister

COVAX ready to give vaccines to Sri Lanka – Health Minister

Jan 7, 2021

(FASTNEWS | COLOMBO) - The Government stated that it is prepared to provide a successful vaccine for COVID-19 for 20 ... Read More

Strict health guidelines to resume commercial flights

Strict health guidelines to resume commercial flights

Jan 6, 2021

(FASTNEWS | COLOMBO) - All international airports will be opened for foreign tourists and returning Sri Lankans from 21 January ... Read More