Lankapage Logo CP 18 YEARS
Go Home Home Serving the Sri Lankan community globally since 2000
go to LankaPage.com

Leading News from Sri Lanka::

* Sri Lanka Navy hands over 6 more fishing trawlers back to India
Thu, Oct 12, 2017, 07:17 pm SL Time, ColomboPage News Desk, Sri Lanka.

Oct 12, Colombo: Sri Lanka Navy on Wednesday has handed over 6 more Indian fishing trawlers back to India, having made repairs to them.

The six Indian trawlers were escorted to the IMBL north of Kankasanthurai by the Sri Lanka Navy Ship Edithara II and handed over to the Indian Coast Guard Ship Ameya, Navy Media Unit said.

The fishing trawlers had been seized by the Sri Lanka Navy for poaching in the Sri Lankan territorial waters.

Sri Lankan authorities in July this year announced the release of 42 boats seized from the poaching Tamil Nadu fishermen.

Since 30th September 2017 a total of 20 Indian fishing trawlers have been handed over to the Indian government.

 

ColomboPage - Recent 10 Stories ::
Police curfew imposed in parts of Galle to control tense situation
-- [7 minutes ago]
Sri Lanka Army chief ordered to appear in court over disappearances
-- [22 minutes ago]
Sri Lanka accepts 177 recommendations of third UPR, mindful of implementation of some
-- [1 hour and 4 minutes ago]
Court rejects former Defense Secretary's objections on Avant Garde case
-- [2 hours ago]
Notice calling nominations for LG polls to be issued on Nov 27
-- [2 hours ago]
Sri Lanka national security think tank holds panel discussion on post-war role of armed forces
-- [2 hours ago]
Sri Lanka converts war-time IDP camp in North to an apparel village
-- [3 hours ago]
Law and Order Minister vows not to let the "Aava" gang to rise in Jaffna
Arrest warrant issued for former Sri Lankan ambassador to US Jaliya Wickramasuriya
President appoints new SLFP organizers

Copyright © 2000, 2016 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.