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Citizenship Amendment Act: Unrest erupts in Delhi

Citizenship Amendment Act: Unrest erupts in Delhi

Dec 16, 2019

(FASTNEWS | COLOMBO) - Police have clashed with demonstrators in parts of the Indian capital, Delhi, during protests over a ... Read More

Lebanon crisis: Dozens wounded in second night of clashes in Beirut

Lebanon crisis: Dozens wounded in second night of clashes in Beirut

Dec 16, 2019

(FASTNEWS | COLOMBO) - Riot police and anti-government demonstrators have clashed for a second night in the Lebanese capital, Beirut, ... Read More

Pakistan dominate Sri Lanka in first home Test for ten years

Pakistan dominate Sri Lanka in first home Test for ten years

Dec 12, 2019

(FASTNEWS | COLOMBO) - Test cricket made its long-awaited return to Pakistan after a deadly attack in 2009, with the ... Read More

Cardi B makes dramatic court entry in large feather court

Cardi B makes dramatic court entry in large feather court

Dec 12, 2019

(FASTNEWS | COLOMBO) - American rapper Cardi B let her fashion do all the talking when she made a dramatic ... Read More

Israel will hold unprecedented third election in a year

Israel will hold unprecedented third election in a year

Dec 12, 2019

(FASTNEWS | COLOMBO) - Israel will hold its third general election in less than a year after a deadline was ... Read More

Sri Lanka improves ranking in Human Development Index 2019

Sri Lanka improves ranking in Human Development Index 2019

Dec 10, 2019

(FASTNEWS | COLOMBO) - Sri Lanka has been ranked 71 out of 189 countries according to ‘the Human Development Index ... Read More

‘No political bias’ in FBI probe of Trump campaign – [IMAGES]

‘No political bias’ in FBI probe of Trump campaign – [IMAGES]

Dec 10, 2019

(FASTNEWS | COLOMBO) - A US watchdog has found no evidence of political bias when the FBI launched an inquiry ... Read More

SRI LANKA MUSLIM LEADER SAYS LACK OF MUSLIM MINISTERS IN NEW GOVT ‘JUST FINE’

SRI LANKA MUSLIM LEADER SAYS LACK OF MUSLIM MINISTERS IN NEW GOVT ‘JUST FINE’

Dec 9, 2019

(FASTNEWS | COLOMBO) - Lack of any Muslim Ministers in Sri Lanka’s new Cabinet is just fine, said a leading ... Read More

Saudi Arabia ends gender segregation in restaurants

Saudi Arabia ends gender segregation in restaurants

Dec 9, 2019

(FASTNEWS | COLOMBO) - Saudi Arabia will no longer require restaurants to have separate entrances segregated by sex, the government ... Read More

Mickey Arthur arrives in Sri Lanka

Mickey Arthur arrives in Sri Lanka

Dec 5, 2019

(FASTNEWS | COLOMBO) -  Sri Lanka’s new cricket coach South Africa’s Mickey Arthur has arrived in Sri Lanka and will ... Read More

Outcry as Google bans political advertising in Singapore as election looms

Outcry as Google bans political advertising in Singapore as election looms

Dec 5, 2019

(FASTNEWS | COLOMBO) - A Google ban on political advertising in Singapore has sparked outrage, ahead of a widely expected ... Read More

14,000 in 14 districts affected by bad weather

14,000 in 14 districts affected by bad weather

Dec 3, 2019

(FASTNEWS | COLOMBO) - A total of 14,164 persons in 14 districts have been affected by adverse weather conditions experienced ... Read More

Slow growth impacted fiscal deficit in 2019

Slow growth impacted fiscal deficit in 2019

Dec 3, 2019

(FASTNEWS | COLOMBO) - The Ministry of Finance says the expected fiscal deficit for 2019 will be more than the ... Read More

Swiss govt summons SL ambassador in Berlin

Swiss govt summons SL ambassador in Berlin

Dec 3, 2019

(FASTNEWS | COLOMBO) - The Government of Switzerland has summoned the Sri Lankan ambassador to Switzerland Karunasena Hettiarachchi over the ... Read More

Three jailed in Bangladesh over crash that sparked mass protests

Three jailed in Bangladesh over crash that sparked mass protests

Dec 2, 2019

(FASTNEWS | COLOMBO) - Three people have been handed life sentences in Bangladesh over a bus crash that killed two ... Read More