Lankapage Logo Recent Top Stories
Go Home Home Serving the Sri Lankan community globally since 2000
go to

Leading News from Sri Lanka::

* India arrests 10 Sri Lankan fishermen
Sun, Apr 17, 2011, 11:55 pm SL Time, ColomboPage News Desk, Sri Lanka.

Apr 17, Visakhapatnam: Indian authorities have arrested 10 Sri Lankan fishermen for allegedly fishing in Indian waters off the Andhra Pradesh coast, India media reported.

The Sri Lankan fishermen in two boats were fishing on Friday evening in India's Exclusive Economic Zone (EEZ) off Narasapur coast in West Godavari district, officials have told the PTI.

The men, who are in the age group of 20-40, have been handed over to the Marine Police in Kakinada Saturday.

Following questioning by the police the fishermen have been produced today before the Chief Metropolitan Magistrate in Visakhapatnam who had remanded them.

ColomboPage - Recent 10 Stories
Sri Lanka's Finance Minister outlines three major policy priorities to rebuild economy
-- [6 hours ago]
Management Faculty of University of Sri Jayewardenepura closed indefinitely
-- [6 hours ago]
Police sub-inspector arrested over Rathgama abductions
-- [7 hours ago]
Navy sailor arrested over abduction and disappearance of 11 youths
-- [7 hours ago]
New software introduced to crack down on illegal activities using fishing boats
-- [8 hours ago]
Sri Lanka maintains policy rates, reduces Statutory Reserve Requirement as economic growth remains below potential
-- [9 hours ago]
Government takes a revolutionary step in education for a modern Sri Lanka - PM
Sri Lanka Cricket new president Shammi Silva assumes duties
Sri Lanka President says the 'legitimate child' named 19th Amendment has been abused
Sri Lanka nationwide inflation rises to 1.2 percent in January 2019

Copyright © 2000, 2010 by (LLC) :
The news and other contents on ColomboPage are copyrighted property of, LLC. Any unauthorized use of any information on ColomboPage may constitute a violation of copyright laws. You need written permission to reproduce, republish, post, transmit, broadcast or distribute, material from this site from, LLC. However, news organizations or broadcasters in Sri Lanka may republish the news items in ColomboPage with proper acknowledgment to ColomboPage.