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 brings home 41 fishermen released from India
Sat, Jul 26, 2014, 11:02 pm SL Time, ColomboPage News Desk, Sri Lanka.

July 26, Kankasanthurai: Sri Lanka Navy Thursday brought home 41 Sri Lankan fishermen released from the custody of Indian officials.

Indian Coast Guard Ship " Sarang " has handed over the released fishermen along with their eight fishing trawlers to the Sri Lanka Navy at the International Maritime Boundary Line (IMBL) in the seas off Kankasanthurai on July 24.

Sri Lanka Naval Ship 'Ranarisi' attached to the Northern Naval Command with the assistance of Coast Guard Vessel CG 42 has brought the fishermen along with their fishing trawlers to the shore.

The fishermen released are residents of Trincomalee and Dondra, the Navy said.

ColomboPage - Recent 10 Stories
Indian migrant laborer charged with the murder of Sri Lankan in Malaysia
-- [33 minutes ago]
Sri Lankan Navy accused of chasing away 3000 Tamil Nadu fishermen from island waters
-- [1 hour and 6 minutes ago]
Representatives of US Congress laud Sri Lanka's transformative process
-- [1 hour and 31 minutes ago]
Sri Lanka nationwide inflation increases to 6.5 percent in January 2017
-- [1 hour and 56 minutes ago]
Japan's Border Entry Inspection stricter for students from five countries including Sri Lanka
-- [2 hours ago]
Sri Lankan President to decide on private universities issue after considering best interests of the country
-- [8 hours ago]
Ceylon Chamber and GS1 Lanka hold workshop on using GS1 Standards in managing supply chains
-- [9 hours ago]
India to donate water bowsers and rice to Sri Lanka as immediate assistance for drought relief
-- [9 hours ago]
Human Rights Watch urges Sri Lanka to end police abuse, repeal PTA
Sri Lanka's economic freedom declines this year

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.