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
Expansion of Sri Lanka's international airport with Japanese funds to continue
-- [0 minutes ago]
Sri Lankan government launches two housing projects to provide houses for 50,000 families
-- [32 minutes ago]
In Pictures: President and Prime Minister meet people of Polonnaruwa
-- [1 hour and 26 minutes ago]
Sri Lanka’s state media and a private TV channel under probe
Sri Lanka nationalist party calls authorities to reveal the MP allegedly connected to a drug ring
Sri Lanka Appeal Court to take up petition against former LTTE leader on Tuesday
Sri Lanka's Foreign Minister to leave for Brussels tomorrow to negotiate EU fishing ban
UN High Commissioner for Human Rights notes probe on Sri Lanka in annual report
Top European trade delegation in Sri Lanka to initiate US$ 8 million project
Sri Lanka Police OIC resigned due to political pressure reinstated

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.