Tense situation at Pothuhera railway station

Tense situation at Pothuhera railway station

Oct 31, 2018

(FASTNEWS|COLOMBO) - Tense situation at Pothuhera railway station as commuters protest against delay of Kurunegala bound train from Colombo, Railway Control Room said. Read More

Sri Lanka coach charged under ICC Anti-Corruption code

Sri Lanka coach charged under ICC Anti-Corruption code

Oct 31, 2018

(FASTNEWS|COLOMBO) - Mr Zoysa has 14 days from 1 November 2018 to respond to the charges. Mr Zoysa has been provisionally suspended with immediate effect. ... Read More

President to consider and inform his decision on reconvening Parliament [UPDATE]

President to consider and inform his decision on reconvening Parliament [UPDATE]

Oct 31, 2018

(FASTNEWS|COLOMBO) - UPDATE: During the meeting that lasted for over an hour, President Maithripala Sirisena has stated that he would consider and inform Speaker Karu ... Read More

Tense situation inside Temple Trees: Complaint lodged with IGP [UPDATE]

Tense situation inside Temple Trees: Complaint lodged with IGP [UPDATE]

Oct 31, 2018

(FASTNEWS|COLOMBO) - UPDATE: Complaint has been lodged with the Inspector General of Police (IGP) Pujith Jayasundara that a group of State Officials who arrived at ... Read More

Sri Lankan cricketer Pathum Nissanka hospitalized

Sri Lankan cricketer Pathum Nissanka hospitalized

Oct 31, 2018

(FASTNEWS|COLOMBO) Sri Lankan cricketer Pathum Nissanka taken to hospital after blow to the head at a practice match,  SLC Sources said. Hospital sources say his ... Read More

Ben Stokes retires hurt in England’s tour match

Ben Stokes retires hurt in England’s tour match

Oct 31, 2018

(FASTNEWS|COLOMBO) - Ben Stokes has retired hurt on the second morning of England's Test warm-up in Colombo. Stokes was hurt while batting with captain Joe ... Read More

Ward Place in Colombo temporarily closed from Town Hall end due to a protest

Ward Place in Colombo temporarily closed from Town Hall end due to a protest

Oct 31, 2018

(FASTNEWS|COLOMBO) -Ward Place in Colombo temporarily closed from Town Hall end due to a protest march by university students. +++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++(UPDATE) Galle Face entry road closed ... Read More

Three-wheeler fares to reduce from tomorrow

Three-wheeler fares to reduce from tomorrow

Oct 31, 2018

(FASTNEWS|COLOMBO) - Fare from the second kilometre in three-wheelers will be reduced by Rs. 5.00 with effect from Thursday (01), the Lanka Self-Employed Professionals' National ... Read More

President apprises UN Resident Coordinator on political situation

President apprises UN Resident Coordinator on political situation

Oct 31, 2018

(FASTNEWS|COLOMBO) - The United Nations (UN) Resident Coordinator in Sri Lanka, Hanaa Singer called on President Maithripala Sirisena at the Presidential Secretariat, today (31). (more…) Read More

25 killed in Afghan army helicopter crash

25 killed in Afghan army helicopter crash

Oct 31, 2018

(FASTNEWS|COLOMBO) - An Afghan army helicopter carrying 25 people crashed in western Afghanistan on Wednesday (31), killing all those on board, officials said. The aircraft ... Read More