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Report on electricity tariffs to be submitted

Report on electricity tariffs to be submitted

Jul 6, 2020

(FASTNEWS | COLOMBO) - The five-member committee appointed to probe concerns surrounding payment of electricity bills for the months of ... Read More

UNP policies needed to strengthen economy -RW

UNP policies needed to strengthen economy -RW

Jul 6, 2020

(FASTNEWS | COLOMBO) - Former Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe says policies of the United National Party must be implemented after ... Read More

Schools to re-open for the first time in 115 days

Schools to re-open for the first time in 115 days

Jul 6, 2020

(FASTNEWS | COLOMBO) - Schools in Sri Lanka will recommence academic activities this morning after a 115-day hiatus. Schools across ... Read More

Confirmed COVID-19 cases in Sri Lanka rise to 2,076

Confirmed COVID-19 cases in Sri Lanka rise to 2,076

Jul 6, 2020

(FASTNEWS | COLOMBO) - The number of coronavirus cases confirmed in the country has risen to 2,076 after the detection ... Read More

‘Govt formulated system to restore rice storages’

‘Govt formulated system to restore rice storages’

Jul 6, 2020

(FASTNEWS | COLOMBO) - President Gotabaya Rajapaksa says the present administration formulated a stringent system to restore rice storages that ... Read More

UNP votes translate to stronger economy- Ex-PM

UNP votes translate to stronger economy- Ex-PM

Jul 6, 2020

(FASTNEWS | COLOMBO) - Leader of the United National Party Former Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe says the country’s economy must ... Read More

Report on financial firms to CBSL Governor on Jul 7

Report on financial firms to CBSL Governor on Jul 7

Jul 6, 2020

(FASTNEWS | COLOMBO) - The final report compiled by the committee appointed to investigate and report on discrepancies at financial ... Read More

COVID-19 recoveries rise to 1,903

COVID-19 recoveries rise to 1,903

Jul 6, 2020

(FASTNEWS | COLOMBO) - Another 18 individuals who contracted the novel coronavirus have recovered and have been discharged from hospitals. ... Read More

Global community pledges US$252 mn to fight COVID- pandemic: Govt.

Global community pledges US$252 mn to fight COVID- pandemic: Govt.

Jul 3, 2020

(FASTNEWS | COLOMBO) - The global community and organizations have committed to provide USD 252 million (Rs. 45 billion approximately) in ... 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

NPP urges Govt. to refrain from selling Eastern Terminal to India

NPP urges Govt. to refrain from selling Eastern Terminal to India

Jul 3, 2020

(FASTNEWS | COLOMBO) - While claiming that the government was delaying to install the three gantry cranes at the Eastern ... Read More

No longer mandatory for teachers to remain in school after hours

No longer mandatory for teachers to remain in school after hours

Jul 3, 2020

(FASTNEWS | COLOMBO) - The Ministry of Education says it is no longer mandatory for school teachers to remain at ... Read More

Hong Kong: UK makes citizenship offer to residents

Hong Kong: UK makes citizenship offer to residents

Jul 2, 2020

(FASTNEWS | COLOMBO) - Up to three million Hong Kong residents are to be offered the chance to settle in ... Read More

Committee to probe concerns over electricity bills

Committee to probe concerns over electricity bills

Jul 2, 2020

(FASTNEWS | COLOMBO) - Minister of Power and Energy Mahinda Amaraweera says a four-member committee has been appointed to probe ... Read More

Sanga arrives at special probe unit to give statement

Sanga arrives at special probe unit to give statement

Jul 2, 2020

(FASTNEWS | COLOMBO) - Former Sri Lanka Cricket Captain Kumar Sangakkara arrived at the Special Investigative Unit (SIU) on sports-related ... Read More