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Another 170 test positive for COVID-19

Another 170 test positive for COVID-19

Apr 11, 2021

(FASTNEWS | COLOMBO) - Another 170 tested positive for COVID-19 today (11). (more…) Read More

Rs. 5,000 allowance for festive season

Rs. 5,000 allowance for festive season

Apr 10, 2021

(FASTNEWS | COLOMBO) - Steps taken to provide allowance of Rs. 5,000 to Samurdhi beneficiaries and low income families for ... Read More

UPDATE: All train services resumed

UPDATE: All train services resumed

Apr 9, 2021

(FASTNEWS | COLOMBO) - UPDATE: Railway locomotive engineers and guards temporarily call off their strike action, pending discussions with the ... Read More

Gazette prohibiting felling coconut trees to be issued

Gazette prohibiting felling coconut trees to be issued

Apr 9, 2021

(FASTNEWS | COLOMBO) - Gazette Notification prohibiting felling coconut trees to be issued next week, to the Secretary to the ... Read More

Second dose of COVID-vaccine from April 23

Second dose of COVID-vaccine from April 23

Apr 8, 2021

(FASTNEWS | COLOMBO) - The second dose of Oxford-AstraZeneca COVID-vaccine to be administered from 23 April to 06 July, the ... Read More

Sri Lanka National Cricket Team vs. Legends Team in May

Sri Lanka National Cricket Team vs. Legends Team in May

Apr 7, 2021

(FASTNEWS | COLOMBO) - An exhibition match to be played between the Sri Lanka National Cricket Team and Sri Lanka ... Read More

Azath Salley file FR Petition over arrest

Azath Salley file FR Petition over arrest

Apr 6, 2021

(FASTNEWS | COLOMBO) - Former Governor of the Western Province Azath Salley who was arrested by the Criminal Investigation Department ... Read More

Second vaccine dose to be administered from April 19

Second vaccine dose to be administered from April 19

Apr 5, 2021

(FASTNEWS | COLOMBO) - Persons who received the first dose of the Oxford-AstraZeneca COVID-vaccine, will be administered the second dose ... Read More

No decision yet on reopening universities

No decision yet on reopening universities

Apr 4, 2021

(FASTNEWS | COLOMBO) - No final decision has still been taken on reopening universities due to the issue of student ... Read More

Health guidelines for Sinhala and Tamil New Year issued

Health guidelines for Sinhala and Tamil New Year issued

Apr 3, 2021

(FASTNEWS | COLOMBO) - Sri Lankan Health Authorities issued a set of guidelines to the public ahead of the forthcoming ... Read More

Container truck with alleged substandard coconut oil seized

Container truck with alleged substandard coconut oil seized

Apr 2, 2021

(FASTNEWS | MATALE) - A container truck allegedly containing substandard coconut oil has been seized in Dambulla, the Police stated. ... Read More

Navy seizes Kerala Cannabis worth over Rs. 10 million

Navy seizes Kerala Cannabis worth over Rs. 10 million

Apr 1, 2021

(FASTNEWS | MANNAR) - A special operation conducted by the Navy in the coastal area of Wankaleipadu in Mannar recently, ... Read More

Appeal Court’s decision on Ranjan’s petition in April

Appeal Court’s decision on Ranjan’s petition in April

Mar 31, 2021

(FASTNEWS | COLOMBO) - Appeal Court's decision on petition submitted by imprisoned-Parliamentarian Ranjan Ramanayake against action on his Parliamentary seat ... Read More

Mohan Peiris acquitted and released from bribery charges

Mohan Peiris acquitted and released from bribery charges

Mar 30, 2021

(FASTNEWS | COLOMBO) - Colombo Chief Magistrate ordered to acquit and release former Chief Justice Mohan Peiris and 2 other ... Read More

All schools in Western Province reopened

All schools in Western Province reopened

Mar 29, 2021

(FASTNEWS | COLOMBO) - All grades of schools including pre-schools in the Western Province were reopened for academic activities from ... Read More