Category: TOP STORY 2

Strong winds, rough seas and high waves advisory issued

Strong winds, rough seas and high waves advisory issued

Sep 27, 2021

(FASTNEWS | COLOMBO) -  Showers or thundershowers will occur at times in the Western, Sabaragamuwa, Central and Northwestern provinces and ... Read More

MP Chandima Weerakkody test positive for covid

MP Chandima Weerakkody test positive for covid

Sep 26, 2021

(FASTNEWS | COLOMBO) -  Sri Lanka Podujana Peramuna Galle parliamentarian Chandima Weerakkody has tested positive for the covid-19 virus.  (more…) Read More

Vaccination of Kids over 12 underway

Vaccination of Kids over 12 underway

Sep 24, 2021

(FASTNEWS | COLOMBO) - The COVID-19 vaccination drive targetting children with congenital disorders above the age of 12 up to ... Read More

PCR laboratory set up at the BIA declared open

PCR laboratory set up at the BIA declared open

Sep 23, 2021

(FASTNEWS | COLOMBO) - The new PCR laboratory set up at the Bandaranaike International Airport was declared open today. (more…) Read More

Vaccination of children to commence tomorrow

Vaccination of children to commence tomorrow

Sep 23, 2021

(FASTNEWS | COLOMBO) - Army Commander, General Shavendra Silva says that the vaccination of children with chronic illnesses, between the ... Read More

Health Trade Unions on Strike

Health Trade Unions on Strike

Sep 22, 2021

(FASTNEWS | COLOMBO) - 40 Health Trade Union launched a strike across all hospitals in the country citing several demands. ... Read More

MP Rishad’s wife and father-in-law released

MP Rishad’s wife and father-in-law released

Sep 17, 2021

(FASTNEWS | COLOMBO) - The Colombo Magistrate's Court released the wife and father-in-law of Parliamentarian (MP) Rishad Bathiudeen, on bail ... Read More

SL to receive 01 million Sinovac jabs from China

SL to receive 01 million Sinovac jabs from China

Sep 17, 2021

(FASTNEWS | COLOMBO) - The Chinese Embassy in Sri Lanka stated that China has decided to provide one million Sinovac ... Read More

Some schools set to reopen in 2-3 weeks

Some schools set to reopen in 2-3 weeks

Sep 16, 2021

(FASTNEWS | COLOMBO) - Attention has been drawn to reopen some schools in 2-3 weeks by following strict health guidelines, ... Read More

Cabraal receives appointment letter as CBSL Governor

Cabraal receives appointment letter as CBSL Governor

Sep 15, 2021

(FASTNEWS | COLOMBO) - Ajith Nivard Cabraal has received the letter of appointment from the President as the new Central ... Read More

State Minister Cabraal hands over his resignation letter

State Minister Cabraal hands over his resignation letter

Sep 13, 2021

(FASTNEWS | COLOMBO) -  State Minister of Money, Capital Market and State Enterprise Reforms Ajith Nivard Cabraal has handed over ... Read More

Cabraal to handover the letter of resignation today

Cabraal to handover the letter of resignation today

Sep 13, 2021

(FASTNEWS | COLOMBO) - State Minister of Money & Capital Market and State Enterprise Reforms, Ajith Nivard Cabraal is set ... Read More

Technical committee recommends schools start in October

Technical committee recommends schools start in October

Sep 12, 2021

(FASTNEWS | COLOMBO) - The technical committee appointed to look into the possibility of starting schools has made recommendations that ... Read More

Another 290,615 vaccinated against COVID-19 yesterday

Another 290,615 vaccinated against COVID-19 yesterday

Sep 11, 2021

(FASTNEWS | COLOMBO) - The Epidemiology Unit of the Ministry of Health says 23,777,338 vaccine doses in total have been ... Read More

PM leave SL to attend the 2021 G20 Interfaith Forum in Italy

PM leave SL to attend the 2021 G20 Interfaith Forum in Italy

Sep 11, 2021

(FASTNEWS | COLOMBO) -  The Prime Minister and his delegation arrived in Bologna, Italy yesterday afternoon to attend the 2021 ... Read More