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 ... 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 ... 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 ... 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 ... 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 ... 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 ... 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) ... 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), ... 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 ... 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 ... Read More

AG expresses stance on political situation

AG expresses stance on political situation

Oct 31, 2018

(FASTNEWS|COLOMBO) - In a letter addressed to Speaker Karu Jayasuriya, the Attorney General (AG) Jayantha Jayasuriya has stated that having ... Read More

PM Modi unveils world’s tallest statue, credits Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel for united India

PM Modi unveils world’s tallest statue, credits Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel for united India

Oct 31, 2018

(FASTNEWS|COLOMBO) - Eight years after proposing the ambitious project, Prime Minister Narendra ModiWednesday unveiled the Statue of Unity – the world’s ... Read More

Sri Lanka rupee hits record low of 176.25 per dollar

Sri Lanka rupee hits record low of 176.25 per dollar

Oct 31, 2018

(FASTNEWS|COLOMBO) – Sri Lankan Rupee depreciates to a new record low against US dollar today (31) as Central Bank of ... Read More

Secretary to Ministry of Finance and Economic Affairs appointed

Secretary to Ministry of Finance and Economic Affairs appointed

Oct 31, 2018

(FASTNEWS|COLOMBO) - S R Atigala appointed as the Secretary to the Ministry of Finance and Economic Affairs a short while ... Read More

“Fuel price formula has to be changed,” Premier Rajapaksa says assuming duties at Finance Ministry [VIDEO]

“Fuel price formula has to be changed,” Premier Rajapaksa says assuming duties at Finance Ministry [VIDEO]

Oct 31, 2018

(FASTNEWS|COLOMBO) - Prime Minister Mahinda Rajapaksa assumed duties as the Finance and Economic Affairs Minister at the Ministry on Wednesday ... Read More