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 arrests 17 Indian fishermen for poaching
Sun, Jun 29, 2014, 09:04 pm SL Time, ColomboPage News Desk, Sri Lanka.

June 29, Thalaimannar: Sri Lanka Naval personnel on Saturday arrested 17 Indian fishermen along with their three fishing trawlers when they were engaged in poaching in Sri Lankan waters.

Sri Lankan Navy personnel in a naval craft attached to the North Central Naval Command arrested the 17 fishermen well within Sri Lankan waters North of Thalaimannar on 28th June 2014, the Navy said.

The arrested fishermen and the trawlers were handed over to the officials of the Department of Fisheries and Aquatic Resources in Mannar for legal action.

Despite the arrests by the Sri Lankan Navy, the Tamil Nadu fishermen continue to invade the Sri Lankan waters robbing the livelihood of the Sri Lankan fishermen.

ColomboPage - Recent 10 Stories
Sri Lanka bags four golds at the 12th South Asian Games
-- [5 hours ago]
UN rights chief says will listen to everyone, look for constructive discussion
-- [5 hours ago]
Sri Lanka opposition party protests UN Rights Chief's visit
-- [6 hours ago]
Sri Lanka police chief defends dutiful police officers, will not cover up for wrongdoers
-- [7 hours ago]
India fully supports Sri Lankan government policies - Minister Swaraj
-- [7 hours ago]
India, Sri Lanka discuss preparations to begin negotiations on the Economic and Technology Cooperation Agreement
-- [8 hours ago]
Largest cruise liner MS Rotterdam to call at Sri Lanka's Hambanthota Port
Indian External Affairs Minister briefs Sri Lankan President on Joint Commission meeting outcomes
Sri Lanka Navy participates in International Fleet Review 2016
Korean assistance to develop Sri Lanka's fishing industry

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.