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Confirmed COVID-19 cases in Sri Lanka rise to 2,076

Confirmed COVID-19 cases in Sri Lanka rise to 2,076

Jul 6, 2020

(FASTNEWS | COLOMBO) - The number of coronavirus cases confirmed in the country has risen to 2,076 after the detection ... Read More

Will give concessions: Ranil pledges in Athurugiriya

Will give concessions: Ranil pledges in Athurugiriya

Jul 6, 2020

(FASTNEWS | COLOMBO) - UNP Leader Ranil Wickremesinghe today pledged to grant a package of concessions to people if his ... Read More

Over 150 people in Ginthupitiya placed under quarantine

Over 150 people in Ginthupitiya placed under quarantine

Jul 3, 2020

(FASTNEWS | COLOMBO) - Nearly 154 persons who were identified to have come into direct contact with a man who ... Read More

Eleven more PNB officers arrested over links to drug dealers

Eleven more PNB officers arrested over links to drug dealers

Jul 2, 2020

(FASTNEWS | COLOMBO) - Eleven more officers attached to the Police Narcotic Bureau (PNB) were arrested by the Criminal Investigations ... Read More

EU says Sri Lanka not blacklisted

EU says Sri Lanka not blacklisted

Jun 30, 2020

(FASTNEWS | COLOMBO) - Clarifying on EU lifting temporary restriction on non-essential travel to the region and reports that Sri Lanka was ... Read More

Police recover Rs 31,145,000 concealed in land belonging to an SI

Police recover Rs 31,145,000 concealed in land belonging to an SI

Jun 29, 2020

(FASTNEWS | COLOMBO) - Police yesterday recovered a sum of Rs 31,145,000 hidden in a land belonging to an SI ... Read More

No cause for concern over certain statements about army- Shavendra Silva

No cause for concern over certain statements about army- Shavendra Silva

Jun 28, 2020

(FASTNEWS | COLOMBO) - Army Commander Shavendra Silva today said that there is no cause for concern even if some ... Read More

Five arrested for demanding ransom from traders

Five arrested for demanding ransom from traders

Jun 26, 2020

(FASTNEWS | COLOMBO) - Police have arrested five suspects on charges of demanding ransoms from traders in the vicinity of ... Read More

Karuna Amman arrives at CID to record statement

Karuna Amman arrives at CID to record statement

Jun 25, 2020

(FASTNEWS | COLOMBO) - Former LTTE commander turned politician Vinayagamoorthy Muralitharan alias Karuna Amman, has arrived at the Criminal Investigation ... Read More

COVID-19: Prez says SL achieved remarkable victory but virus is yet to be eradicated

COVID-19: Prez says SL achieved remarkable victory but virus is yet to be eradicated

Jun 24, 2020

(FASTNEWS | COLOMBO) - President Gotabaya Rajapaksa said while most countries are suffering from COVID-19, Sri Lanka has achieved a ... Read More

Final review report on MCC handed over to PM

Final review report on MCC handed over to PM

Jun 24, 2020

(FASTNEWS | COLOMBO) - The final report of the four-member Committee appointed to review the proposed Millennium Challenge Corporation Compact ... Read More

More Lankans stranded abroad return

More Lankans stranded abroad return

Jun 22, 2020

(FASTNEWS | COVID-19) - More Lankan nationals stranded abroad because of the COVID-19 pandemic returned yesterday (21) afternoon. (more…) Read More

Corrupt Prison Officials to be identified

Corrupt Prison Officials to be identified

Jun 20, 2020

(FASTNEWS | COLOMBO) - Attorney General Dappula de Livera yesterday called for the swift identification of all corrupt prison officials ... Read More

Mano dismisses rumours of leaving SJB

Mano dismisses rumours of leaving SJB

Jun 19, 2020

(FASTNEWS | COLOMBO) - Tamil Progressive Alliance (TPA) leader Mano Ganesan yesterday (18) dismissed rumours that his party was to ... Read More

Pension for farmers, fishermen on June 22

Pension for farmers, fishermen on June 22

Jun 18, 2020

(FASTNEWS | COLOMBO) - Farmers and fishermen will be able to collect their pension payment for the month of June, ... Read More