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Four respondents named in Rakna Lanka case?

Four respondents named in Rakna Lanka case?

Two former Commanders of the Sri Lanka Navy, a former Defence Ministry Additional Secretary and the Chairman of Avant-Garde Security Services have been named as respondents in the case filed over alleged financial fraud at Rakna Arakshaka Lanka Ltd, according to sources. MORE..

November 26, 2015  01:31 pm|

Sri Lankan govt urged to release all Tamil Nadu fishermen

Sri Lankan govt urged to release all Tamil Nadu fishermen

Indias National Fish Workers Forum (NFF) today urged the Sri Lankan government to immediately release the seven Tamil Nadu fishermen who were arrested by the Sri Lankan navy on charges of fishing in their waters on Monday. MORE..

September 30, 2015  04:24 pm|

President intervenes on behalf of Wijeweeras family

President intervenes on behalf of Wijeweeras family

President Maithripala Sirisena has instructed relevant authorities to allow the family of the late Rohana Wijeweera, founding leader of the Janatha Vimukthi Peramuna (JVP), to stay six more months at a house belonging to the Welisara navy camp. MORE..

September 22, 2015  10:57 pm|

Sri Lankan fishermen want resumption of talks

Sri Lankan fishermen want resumption of talks

Maintaining that Indian fishermen were arrested by Sri Lankan Navy only when they fished deep into the island territory, a Sri Lankan fishermen leader today urged both nations to hold talks to resolve the issue of fishing rights in the Palk Strait. MORE..

September 2, 2015  11:39 pm|

Two arrested with 740 Tramadol capsules

Two arrested with 740 Tramadol capsules

Naval troops attached to SLNS Kelani of the Western Naval Command have arrested two persons who were transporting 740 Tramadol capsules in a three-wheeler. MORE..

September 2, 2015  02:31 pm|

Sri Lankan fishermen issue warning to Indian counterparts

Sri Lankan fishermen issue warning to Indian counterparts

Sri Lankan fishermen have reportedly warned their Indian counterparts that they would be attacked if they continued using banned fishing nets and damaged nets anchored in the Sri Lankan sea. MORE..

July 24, 2015  10:55 am|

Navy assists Indian fishing trawler in distress

Navy assists Indian fishing trawler in distress

Sri Lanka Navy today rendered assistance to an Indian fishing trawler with 4 fishermen in distress in Sri Lankan waters. MORE..

July 23, 2015  11:09 pm|

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