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31 Aug 2015

Navy provides compensation of one million for tragic death

The Sri Lanka Navy donated one million rupees as death compensation under the Navy's healthcare scheme, "Naviru Saviya," to the wife of the late Mechanical Engineering Mate JS Jayasinghe of the Civil Engineering Branch recruited under the Volunteer Special Scheme.

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31 Aug 2015

South Korean Defence Attache (DA) calls on Commander of the Navy

Defence Attaché of the Republic of Korea to Sri Lanka, Colonel Kim Chuol Hwan paid a courtesy call on Commander of the Navy, Vice Admiral Ravindra Wijegunaratne at the Naval Headquarters in Colombo on 31st August 2015.

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31 Aug 2015

Navy Felicitates Rugby Players of the 80s

The Commander of the Sri Lanka Navy Vice Admiral Ravindra C Wijegunaratne felicitated the former Navy Rugby players of the 80s at a brief function held during the Inter Command Rugby Football Tournament at Welisara Navy Rugby Football grounds on Sunday (30th August).

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31 Aug 2015

Eastern and Southern Naval Commands win the Men and Women Championships respectively at the Inter Command Rugby Tournament 2015

At the final encounter of the Inter Command Rugby Championship 2015, which was conducted from 28th to 30th August at Welisara Rugby grounds, the Eastern Naval Command beat the Training Command and became the champion command winning the Cup Championship also.

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30 Aug 2015

Navy rescues ten Sri Lankan fishermen in distress

Promptly responding to the request made by Department of Fisheries and Aquatic Resources, the Sri Lanka Navy dispatched Sri Lanka Naval Ship “Udara” from the port of Galle on 28th August 2015 to rescue ten local fishermen onboard multi-day fishing trawlers “Manusath” and “Isuruputha 03” drifting 63 km (35 nautical miles) South East of Hambantota due to an engine failure.

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30 Aug 2015

Australian Naval Ship HMAS “Melbourne” arrives on Goodwill Visit

The Australian Naval Ship HMAS “Melbourne” arrived at the port of Colombo on 29th August 2015 on a goodwill visit.

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28 Aug 2015

Six Service Entry Candidates commissioned at NMA

Commissioning Parade of six Service Entry Officers of 01/2014 intake was held on 27th August 2015 at the main parade ground of Naval and Maritime Academy, under the patronage of Commander Eastern Naval Area, Rear Admiral Neil Rosayro.

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28 Aug 2015

Golf coaching camp in ENA

With the intention of developing the skill of golf of the SLN personnel, the SLN Golf association conducted a two-day Golf coaching camp at Sandy Bay Golf Course on 08th and 09th August under the directives of the Commander of the Navy, Vice Admiral Ravindra Wijegunaratne, who is also the Chairman of the SLN Golf.

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27 Aug 2015

Indian Coast Guard Ship ‘Varaha’ is gifted to Sri Lanka Navy

The ceremonial handing over of the former Indian Coast Guard Ship Varaha, which had been in service with Sri Lanka Navy as Sri Lanka Naval Ship Sagara since 2006, took place at the port of Colombo on 27th August 2015 in keeping with naval customs and traditions.

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26 Aug 2015

Training Command crowned champions at Inter-Command Drill Competition - 2015

The Inter-Command Drill Competition - 2015 was held at SLNS Vidura in Sampoor on 24th August 2015.

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