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President calls for evacuation of Sri Lankans in Wuhan

President calls for evacuation of Sri Lankans in Wuhan

Jan 26, 2020

(FASTNEWS | COLOMBO) - President Gotabaya Rajapaksa has called for the evacuation of Sri Lankans in Wuhan as a result ... Read More

Pujith Jayasundara before Presidential Commission

Pujith Jayasundara before Presidential Commission

Jan 25, 2020

(FASTNEWS | COLOMBO) - Inspector General of Police Pujith Jayasundara, who has been sent on compulsory leave, was brought before ... Read More

Shani summoned to CID today

Shani summoned to CID today

Jan 23, 2020

(FASTNEWS | COLOMBO) - Former CID Director SSP Shani Abeysekara under interdiction over investigations conducted in connection with the Swiss ... Read More

Extraordinary Gazette issued calling upon Tri-Forces to maintain public order

Extraordinary Gazette issued calling upon Tri-Forces to maintain public order

Jan 22, 2020

(FASTNEWS | COLOMBO) - The Gazette Extraordinary has been issued calling upon the Tri-Forces to maintain public order across the ... Read More

Ranjan says he recorded phone calls to collect evidence

Ranjan says he recorded phone calls to collect evidence

Jan 22, 2020

(FASTNEWS | COLOMBO) - UNP MP and cinema star Ranjan Ramanayake told Parliament yesterday that he had recorded and videotaped ... Read More

CCD records statement from Judge Gihan Pilapitiya

CCD records statement from Judge Gihan Pilapitiya

Jan 20, 2020

(FASTNEWS | COLOMBO) - The Colombo Crime Division (CCD) has recorded a statement from High Court Judge Gihan Pilapitiya over ... Read More

Majority of UNP MPs want Ranil to leave

Majority of UNP MPs want Ranil to leave

Jan 18, 2020

(FASTNEWS | COLOMBO) - While stating that they want a legitimate change of leadership in the UNP, the MPs who ... Read More

Abu Dhabi Crown Prince invites President to visit UAE

Abu Dhabi Crown Prince invites President to visit UAE

Jan 18, 2020

(FASTNEWS | COLOMBO) - His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Crown Prince of the Emirate of Abu Dhabi ... Read More

Army, Governor brief EU on matters related to the North

Army, Governor brief EU on matters related to the North

Jan 18, 2020

(FASTNEWS | COLOMBO) - The Army and Northern Province Governor have briefed the European Union (EU) on matters related to ... Read More

Amnesty International concerned by intimidation of journalists, rights activists in Sri Lanka

Amnesty International concerned by intimidation of journalists, rights activists in Sri Lanka

Jan 17, 2020

(FASTNEWS | COLOMBO) - Amnesty International is concerned by multiple reports of harassment, intimidation and attacks on human rights organisations, ... Read More

Sri Lankan deported from Serbia detained in Bangalore

Sri Lankan deported from Serbia detained in Bangalore

Jan 17, 2020

(FASTNEWS | COLOMBO) - A 24-year-old Sri Lankan national has been arrested by immigration officials at Kempegowda International Airport in ... Read More

President limits allowances, vehicles of State Sector Heads

President limits allowances, vehicles of State Sector Heads

Jan 16, 2020

(FASTNEWS | COLOMBO) - The Presidential Secretariat has issued a Special Circular limiting the allowances and other facilities of Chairmen ... Read More

Thai Pongal signifies a new and prosperous beginning – PM

Thai Pongal signifies a new and prosperous beginning – PM

Jan 15, 2020

(FASTNEWS | COLOMBO) - Sri Lanka is a nation of diverse nationalities coexisting peacefully. Each of those nationalities have their ... Read More

PM Mahinda Rajapaksa to visit India in February

PM Mahinda Rajapaksa to visit India in February

Jan 14, 2020

(FASTNEWS | COLOMBO) - Prime Minister Mahinda Rajapaksa is due to visit New Delhi in early February. The Hindu reported the ... Read More

Postmortem on 3 Sri Lankan students killed in Azerbaijan completed

Postmortem on 3 Sri Lankan students killed in Azerbaijan completed

Jan 13, 2020

(FASTNEWS | COLOMBO) - The postmortem in regard to the deaths of the three Sri Lankan students who were studying ... Read More