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SLPP seeks two-third majority to strengthen Presidency

SLPP seeks two-third majority to strengthen Presidency

Jul 10, 2020

(FASTNEWS | COLOMBO) - The Sri Lanka Podujana Peramuna (SLPP) is seeking a two-third majority in Parliament to strengthen the ... Read More

PM tells Indian counterpart: ’Unable to lease out Mattala Airport’

PM tells Indian counterpart: ’Unable to lease out Mattala Airport’

Jul 9, 2020

(FASTNEWS | COLOMBO) - Prime Minister Mahinda Rajapaksa said he ruled out the possibility of leasing out the Mattala International ... Read More

Sajith pledges to launch major development

Sajith pledges to launch major development

Jul 8, 2020

(FASTNEWS | COLOMBO) - Leader of the Samagi Jana Balawegaya Sajith Premadasa says large scale development will take place in ... Read More

We will grant public servants benefits denied them: Ranil Wickramasinghe

We will grant public servants benefits denied them: Ranil Wickramasinghe

Jul 8, 2020

(FASTNEWS | COLOMBO) - Former Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe yesterday pledged to grant public servants all benefits slashed by the government ... Read More

Welikada Prison Inmate contracts COVID-19

Welikada Prison Inmate contracts COVID-19

Jul 7, 2020

(FASTNEWS | COLOMBO) - An inmate at the Welikada remand prison has contracted the coronavirus, the Government information department said ... Read More

Sajith promises loans with 4% interest for all

Sajith promises loans with 4% interest for all

Jul 7, 2020

(FASTNEWS | COLOMBO) - Samagi Jana Balawegaya (SJB) Leader Sajith Premadasa says that an SJB government will give loans to ... Read More

Bangladesh appoints Diplomat in US as Envoy to Sri Lanka

Bangladesh appoints Diplomat in US as Envoy to Sri Lanka

Jul 6, 2020

(FASTNEWS | COLOMBO) - The Bangladesh Government has decided to appoint Tareq Md Ariful Islam as the next high commissioner ... Read More

Seafarer from Jinthupitiya tested negative for Covid-19

Seafarer from Jinthupitiya tested negative for Covid-19

Jul 5, 2020

(FASTNEWS | COLOMBO) - The seafarer from Jinthupitiya, Colombo 13, who had tested positive for Covid-19 few days ago, has ... Read More

“Need two thirds majority to amend Constitution”- MR

“Need two thirds majority to amend Constitution”- MR

Jul 3, 2020

(FASTNEWS | COLOMBO) - A two-thirds majority in Parliament is needed at the forthcoming the General Elections to amend the ... Read More

Security measures taken after test confirms Colombo resident has virus

Security measures taken after test confirms Colombo resident has virus

Jul 3, 2020

(FASTNEWS | COVID-19) - All the required security measures have been taken after tests confirmed a man in Colombo was ... Read More

President orders not to use his photographs in election campaign

President orders not to use his photographs in election campaign

Jul 2, 2020

(FASTNEWS | COLOMBO) - President Gotabaya Rajapaksa has ordered not to use his photographs by candidates contesting the upcoming election ... Read More

North, South development on equal footing – Premier

North, South development on equal footing – Premier

Jul 2, 2020

(FASTNEWS | COLOMBO) - The Government treats the North and the South of the country equally when it comes to ... Read More

PM wants both ‘biriyani’ & votes from Muslims

PM wants both ‘biriyani’ & votes from Muslims

Jun 30, 2020

(FASTNEWS | COLOMBO) - Prime Minister Mahinda Rajapaksa says the government is committed to protecting the rights and upholding the ... Read More

MCC review report accessible on web

MCC review report accessible on web

Jun 29, 2020

(FASTNEWS | COLOMBO) - The final report by the Expert’s Committee appointed to review the proposed Millennium Challenge Corporation Compact ... Read More

‘Intl. monetary organisations must grant debt relief’

‘Intl. monetary organisations must grant debt relief’

Jun 28, 2020

(FASTNEWS | COLOMBO) - Prime Minister Mahinda Rajapaksa has renewed calls for international monetary organizations to provide debt relief for ... Read More