Lankapage Logo Recent Top Stories
CP 13 YEARS
Go Home Home Serving the Sri Lankan community globally since 2000
go to LankaPage.com

Leading News from Sri Lanka::

* Northern Sri Lanka fishermen protest at the Indian mission
Thu, Nov 29, 2012, 07:18 pm SL Time, ColomboPage News Desk, Sri Lanka.

Nov 29, Jaffna: Fishermen in Northern Sri Lanka today staged a protest in front of the Consulate General of India, in Jaffna demanding the Indian government to stop Indian trawlers poaching in Sri Lanka's territorial waters.

The protest was organized by the organizations of Jaffna district fishermen.

Indian mission allowed five representatives of the fishermen to enter the premises to hand over a petition while Sri Lankan military and police personnel were deployed in the premises amidst chaos.

Later on protesters marched up to the office of Jaffna District Secretary and handed over their petition to the official as well.

The fishermen accuse that the organized South Indian fishing trawlers invade Sri Lankan waters for poaching causing conflict with the Sri Lankan fishermen and Sri Lanka Navy.



ColomboPage - Recent 10 Stories
Sri Lankan government to implement a five-year program to modernize financial sector
-- [8 hours ago]
Political problems due to religious, ethnic differences cannot be resolved overnight - PM
-- [9 hours ago]
President meets SLFP electoral organizers
Sri Lanka to establish National Commission to address increasing violence against women
Sri Lanka's Commercial Bank ends 2016 as 1st private bank to cross Rs. 1 Trillion in assets
Sri Lankan President instructs Police Chief to take measures to prevent ragging at universities
Sri Lanka President grants Navy Commander six-month service extension
President discusses electricity generation plans with Electricity Board engineers
Global health leaders meet in Sri Lanka to discuss and reset the agenda on Migrant Health
E-government procurement to make Sri Lanka's public service more efficient

Copyright © 2000, 2012 by LankaPage.com (LLC) :
The news and other contents on ColomboPage are copyrighted property of LankaPage.com, 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 LankaPage.com, LLC. However, news organizations or broadcasters in Sri Lanka may republish the news items in ColomboPage with proper acknowledgment to ColomboPage.