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

Leading News from Sri Lanka::

* Sri Lanka Navy assists repatriation of 27 released Indian fishermen
Fri, Dec 28, 2012, 11:55 am SL Time, ColomboPage News Desk, Sri Lanka.

Dec 28, Jaffna: Sri Lanka Navy (SLN) Friday escorted the 27 Tamil Nadu fishermen, who were released by a Sri Lankan court following their arrest earlier this week, and handed them over to the Indian Coast Guard.

Two Sri Lanka naval vessels attached to the Eastern Naval Command had escorted the fishermen along with their four fishing boats and handed over to the Indian Coast Guard Ship "Rani Abbakka" at the International Maritime Boundary Line off Point Pedro today.

The Navy arrested the 27 Indian fishermen when they were poaching in the Sri Lankan waters East of Mullaitivu coast on December 23 and seized their four fishing vessels.

The Indian fishermen have been released by the Trincomalee Additional Magistrate on Wednesday (25).

ColomboPage - Recent 10 Stories
Sri Lanka appoints parliamentary committee to inquire Central Bank activities during previous regime
-- [4 hours ago]
Resolution on Sri Lanka is a key U.S. outcome at the UN Human Rights Council 30th Session
-- [5 hours ago]
Sri Lanka Human Rights Commission hears arrested student's complaint
-- [5 hours ago]
Sri Lanka's JVP parliamentarian elected to a post in global anti-corruption organization
-- [6 hours ago]
Sri Lanka, India navies hold 25th IMBL meeting aboard Indian naval ship
-- [8 hours ago]
'China ready to provide every support to Sri Lanka'
-- [8 hours ago]
SriLankan Airlines receives prestigious APEX award for Superior Passenger Experience
-- [9 hours ago]
Sri Lankan government to start a program to build economy of low income families
Japan loans Sri Lanka Rs. 45 billion to construct a new bridge over Kelani River
European Union grants Sri Lanka assistance of Euro 43.7 million for development

Copyright © 2000, 2012 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.