Navy spares more time to indulge its passion for turtle conservation

Nearly all species of turtle that were once found in abundance in oceans around the world are classified as endangered sea animals in recent times.

10 Mar 2019

Navy apprehends two persons engaged in illegal fishing with explosive

A troop of Naval personnel attached to the North Central Naval Command apprehended two persons who engaged in illegal fishing with explosive along with 1233 kg of their fish catch, during a raid carried out in Valaikadu area, yesterday (09th March).

10 Mar 2019

Navy rushes an ill fisherman ashore for treatment

Sri Lanka Navy promptly sprang into action to rush an ill fisherman ashore for treatment today (09th March). The patient was aboard the multiday fishing trawler ‘Ran Putha’ which had left the Trincomalee harbour for fishing on 05th March.

10 Mar 2019

312.5kg of beedi leaves found during naval operation in northern seas

During a naval operation carried out, naval personnel onboard a Fast Attack Craft attached to the Northern Naval Command found 312.5kg of beedi leaves left behind in the sea area northwest of Analathivu Island today (09th March).

10 Mar 2019

Navy joins celebration of International Women’s Day celebrations

The national ceremony to mark the International Women’s Day celebrations 2019 was held at the Salgadu Grounds in Anuradhapura yesterday (08th March), under the patronage of the President, His Excellency Maithripala Sirisena.

09 Mar 2019

Navy stall at ‘CENEX’ education exhibition of Anuradhapura Central College attracts crowds

‘CENEX’ 2019, the education exhibition organized by the Anuradhapura Central College was held at the college premises from 06th to 08th March on successful note.

09 Mar 2019

Three (03) persons nabbed for catching lobsters

Naval personnel attached to the Eastern Naval Command, during a search carried out in the sea area of Malaimunthal yesterday (08th March), nabbed 03 persons for catching lobsters without valid permits.

09 Mar 2019

1053.75 kg of more Beedi leaves recovered during the Naval raid

Naval personnel attached to an Inshore Patrol Craft (IPC) belonging to the North Central Naval Command, during a search, found 323.4kg of beedi leaves left behind in the sea area of Pesalai, Mannar yesterday (07th March).

08 Mar 2019

Navy finds 323.4kg of beedi leaves in sea area of Pesalai

Naval personnel attached to an Inshore Patrol Craft (IPC) belonging to the North Central Naval Command, during a search, found 323.4kg of beedi leaves left behind in the sea area of Pesalai, Mannar yesterday (07th March).

08 Mar 2019

Thirty (30) illegal Sri Lankan immigrants held by Navy in southern seas

Naval personnel attached to Fast Attack Craft (FACs) belonging to the Southern Naval Command, deployed on patrol to ward off illegal activities in Sri Lankan territorial waters, intercepted a suspicious trawler plying in southern seas this morning (07th March) and held 30 suspects onboard.

07 Mar 2019