Navy arrests 4 local fishermen engaged in illegal fishing using unauthorized nets
 

Naval personnel attached to SLNS Lankapatuna in Eastern Naval Command, arrested 4 local fishermen who engaged in illegal fishing practices in the seas off Motuwaram yesterday (27).

28 Aug 2016

Afloat Command was crowned as the champions at the Inter Command Drill Competition - 2016

The Inter-Command Drill Competition - 2016 was held at SLNS Shiksha in Poonewa on 25th August 2016.

27 Aug 2016

Navy arrests 10 local fishermen engaged in illegal fishing using unauthorized nets

Naval personnel attached to SLNS Gajaba located in Thalvupadu in North Central Naval Command, arrested 2 local fishermen who engaged in illegal fishing practices in the seas off Thalpadu yesterday (26). Along with the suspects 2 dinghies and a monofilament net used for fishing were taken into naval custody.

27 Aug 2016

Navy nabs a person with 30 kg of Kerala Cannabis
 

A group of naval personnel attached to SLNS Uththara in Kankesanthurai, SLNS Kanchadewa in Kytes and SLNS Welusumana in Mandativu managed to seize 30 kg of Kerala Cannabis during raids carried out at two separate locations in Chavakachcheri.

27 Aug 2016

Tennis coaching camp is held for members of naval families
 

Going by the directives of Commander of the Navy Vice Admiral Ravindra Wijegunaratne, a three-day Tennis coaching camp was organized with a view to improving the sporting skills of the members of the naval families.

27 Aug 2016

Navy recovers 25 kg of Kerala Cannabis from Kandakkuliya sea area

On receipt of information from a fisherman, naval personnel attached to SLNS Vijaya located in Kalpitiya belonging to the Northwestern Naval Command managed to recover 25 kg of Kerala Cannabis, floating in the sea area of Kandakkuliya in Kalpitiya today (26).

26 Aug 2016

Minister of State for External Affairs of India attends wreath - laying ceremony at IPKF Memorial

The Hon Minister of State for External Affairs of India, General Vijay Kumar Singh (Retd), who is currently in Sri Lanka on a three-day official visit, arrived at the Indian Peace Keeping Force (IPKF) Memorial in Battaramulla this morning (26) to attend the wreath – laying ceremony and pay tribute to the Indian war heroes.

26 Aug 2016

Prime Minister Chief Guest at Buddhist Cantata “Pirinivan Mangalya” staged at Nelum Pokuna

The Buddhist Cantata, “Pirinivan Mangalya” of maestro Premasiri Khemadasa was staged at NelumPokuna Theatre last evening (25) on a grand scale.

26 Aug 2016

Two local fishermen were apprehended by Navy for illegal fishing
 

Naval personnel attached to SLNS Buwaneka located in Nachchikuda in North Central Naval Command apprehended 2 local fishermen who engaged in illegal fishing practices using monofilament nets in the sea area of Wediththalathive today (25).

25 Aug 2016

Navy arrests 8 local fishermen engaged in illegal fishing
 

Naval personnel attached to SLNS Gotabaya located in Mullaitivu in the Eastern Naval Command apprehended 8 local fishermen who engaged in illegal fishing activities in the seas off Nayaru yesterday (24).

25 Aug 2016