Lankapage Logo Recent Top Stories
CP 14 YEARS
Go Home Home Serving the Sri Lankan community globally since 2000
go to LankaPage.com

Leading News from Sri Lanka::

* Sri Lanka Navy assists the repatriation of 46 Indian fishermen
Fri, Jun 13, 2014, 10:07 pm SL Time, ColomboPage News Desk, Sri Lanka.

June 13, Thalaimannar: Sri Lanka Navy Wednesday escorted 46 Tamil Nadu fishermen, who were released from Sri Lankan custody recently, and handed them over to the Indian Coast Guard at the International Maritime Boundary Line off Thalaimannar.

Naval Patrol Craft attached to North Central Naval Command handed over the 36 fishermen to the Indian Coast Guard Ship "Raj Kamal" at the IMBL in the seas off Thalaimannar on 12th June 2014, the Navy said.

The fishermen detained along with Indian fishing trawler in distress were also handed over to the Indian Coast Guard Ship.

The Navy earlier assisted the repatriation of 36Tamil Nadu fishermen released from Sri Lankan custody on 11th June.

Sri Lankan President Monday, as a gesture of goodwill, ordered the release of 78 Indian fishermen arrested by the Navy.

The Sri Lankan Navy in two separate incidents on Saturday (June 7th) arrested 82 Indian fishermen for allegedly crossing the International Maritime Boundary line and fishing in the country's waters.

Meanwhile, 51 Indian fishermen released from custody by Sri Lanka have arrived in arrived at Mandapam near Rameswaram on Thursday.

ColomboPage - Recent 10 Stories
India to contest Sri Lanka court's death sentences of fishermen through legal process
-- [2 hours ago]
Sri Lanka to establish a new Vessel Monitoring System (VMS) to monitor fishing boats
-- [3 hours ago]
India pledges Rs.10 million as immediate relief for Sri Lanka landslide victims
-- [3 hours ago]
Sri Lanka national carrier receives first of six new A330-300 on order
-- [4 hours ago]
New mission chiefs to Sri Lanka express condolences on Koslanda landslide
-- [5 hours ago]
Catholic Church of Sri Lanka rejects reports of president influencing the church to stop papal visit
-- [5 hours ago]
Madhu Road - Thiruketheeswaram sector of Sri Lanka's Northern Railway line tested
-- [6 hours ago]
Pakistan offers assistance to the Sri Lankan landslide victims
-- [7 hours ago]
Coalition party of Sri Lanka's ruling alliance to abstain from voting for the budget
-- [8 hours ago]
Sri Lanka Opposition Leader visits landslide affected village
-- [8 hours ago]

Copyright © 2000, 2014 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.