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Cabinet holds on price revisions for several essentials

Cabinet holds on price revisions for several essentials

Sep 28, 2021

(FASTNEWS | COLOMBO) - The Cabinet of Minister has lifted the control price imposed on rice for both wholesale and ... Read More

Landslide warnings to several districts

Landslide warnings to several districts

Sep 27, 2021

(FASTNEWS | COLOMBO) -  NBRO has issued landslide warnings for Galle, Ratnapura, Kegalle, Matara and Nuwaraeliya Districts. (more…) Read More

Police arrest 376 individuals over violating quarantine

Police arrest 376 individuals over violating quarantine

Sep 26, 2021

(FASTNEWS | COLOMBO) -  The number of individuals arrested on charges of violating quarantine regulations has increased to 78, 253. ... Read More

Thanks China for supplying 23m vaccine doses to Sri Lanka

Thanks China for supplying 23m vaccine doses to Sri Lanka

Sep 25, 2021

(FASTNEWS | COLOMBO) -  Ambassador of Sri Lanka to China Dr. Palitha Kohona, together with Embassy officials, were invited to ... Read More

Patali Champika summoned to CID

Patali Champika summoned to CID

Sep 24, 2021

(FASTNEWS | COLOMBO) - Samagi Jana Balawegaya (SJB) MP Patali Champika Ranawaka has been summoned by the Criminal Investigations Department ... Read More

PM convenes meeting of party leaders

PM convenes meeting of party leaders

Sep 23, 2021

(FASTNEWS | COLOMBO) -  Prime Minister Mahinda Rajapaksa has convened a meeting of party leaders representing the Government today (23). ... Read More

IGP requests DGHS to allow bookstores to open

IGP requests DGHS to allow bookstores to open

Sep 22, 2021

(FASTNEWS | COLOMBO) - IGP C.D. Wickramaratne has requested the Director-General of Health Services to allow bookstores to remain open ... Read More

Education unions continue with island wide protests

Education unions continue with island wide protests

Sep 17, 2021

(FASTNEWS | COLOMBO) -  The General Secretary of the Ceylon Teachers' Union Joseph Stalin stated that the discussion held between ... Read More

Seismic centre to be established in WP

Seismic centre to be established in WP

Sep 16, 2021

(FASTNEWS | COLOMBO) - Environment Mahinda Amaraweera states that preliminary steps have been taken to establish a fifth seismic centre ... Read More

UN condemns ill treatment of prisoners

UN condemns ill treatment of prisoners

Sep 15, 2021

(FASTNEWS | COLOMBO) - The United Nations (UN) office in Sri Lanka says it condemns any ill treatment of prisoners. ... Read More

Immigration & Emigration Dept. resumes limited services from today

Immigration & Emigration Dept. resumes limited services from today

Sep 15, 2021

(FASTNEWS | COLOMBO) -  The Department of Immigration and Emigration will reopen its regional offices from today (Sep. 15) for ... Read More

Jayantha Ketagoda will replace State Minister Cabraal

Jayantha Ketagoda will replace State Minister Cabraal

Sep 13, 2021

(FASTNEWS | COLOMBO) - Sri Lanka Podujana Peramuna (SLPP) General Secretary Sagra Kariyawasam stated that the SLPP has decided to ... Read More

Another consignment of Pfizer vaccines reach Sri Lanka

Another consignment of Pfizer vaccines reach Sri Lanka

Sep 13, 2021

(FASTNEWS | COLOMBO) -  Another 76,000 Pfizer vaccine doses purchased by the State Pharmaceuticals Corporation of Sri Lanka have arrived ... Read More

No shortages of inner wear or readymade garments – Bandula Gunawardena

No shortages of inner wear or readymade garments – Bandula Gunawardena

Sep 12, 2021

(FASTNEWS | COLOMBO) - Trade Minister Dr. Bandula Gunawardena states that there will be no shortage of underwear or readymade ... Read More

Chandrika Bandaranaike requests pardon for MP Ramanayake

Chandrika Bandaranaike requests pardon for MP Ramanayake

Sep 11, 2021

(FASTNEWS | COLOMBO) -  Former President Chandrika Bandaranaike Kumaratunga has directed a letter to President Gotabaya Rajapaksa requesting Presidential Pardon ... Read More