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07 Dec 2015

Annual get-together of the families of War Heroes at SLNS Shilpa

A family get-together of naval personnel killed and wounded in action were held at SLNS Shilpa in Kandy on 05th December 2015. Approximately one thousand members belonging to 272 families residing in the Kandy, Nuwara Eliya, Badulla and Kegalle districts attended the event held under the patronage of the Chief of Staff of the Navy, Rear Admiral Sirimevan Ranasinghe.

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29 Oct 2015

Naval Pre-School Children Visit Logos Hope

Children of the naval pre-school at SLNS Gemunu visited the world’s largest floating book fair, Logs Hope at the Colombo harbour on 28th October 2015.

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26 Jul 2015

Naval troops recover 94 kilograms of sea cucumber hidden at Karadakkuli beach
 

Naval troops attached to SLNS Barana and Therapuththa of the North Western Naval Command on information received, recovered 94 kilograms of sea cucumber packed in 02 polysack bags at Karadakkuliya beach in Mullikulam on 25th July 2015.

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24 Jul 2015

Naval troops recover 435 kilograms of sea cucumber

Naval troops attached to the North Western Naval Command on information received, recovered 435 kilograms of sea cucumber packed in 09 polysack bags at Mullikulam in Mannar on 22nd July 2015.

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16 Jul 2015

Navy arrests 14 fishermen engaged in illegal fishing

Naval craft attached to SLNS Gotabhaya of the Eastern Naval Command in liaison with the district fishery officials in Mulativu arrested 14 persons with 06 Fiber Glass Dinghies (FGD) on the suspicion of their engagement in illegal fishing in the seas of Kokkuthuduwai in Mulativu on 14th July 2015.

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14 Jul 2015

SLN arrests 04 Indian nationals with 165 kilograms of "Kerala Ganja"

Naval craft of the North Central Naval Command which were on routine patrol arrested four Indian nationals with 165 kilograms of Cannabis (Kerala Ganja) in the seas north-west of the Thalai-mannar in the early hours of 14th July 2015.

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08 Jul 2015

Navy arrests 08 fishermen engaged in illegal fishing

Naval craft attached to the North Western Command on routine patrol arrested 08 fishermen with 01 FGD and 10 monofilament nets while engaged in illegal fishing in the Arippu sea area on 07th July 2015.

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07 Jul 2015

SLN arrests 04 Indian nationals with 46 kilograms of "Kerala Ganja"

Naval personnel attached to SLNS Gajaba in Talaimannar of the North Central Naval Command arrested four Indian nationals with approximately 46 kilograms of Cannabis (Kerala Ganja) whilst transferring from India to Sri Lanka in the seas north west of Talaimannar in the early hours of 06th July 2015.

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01 Jul 2015

Navy arrests 1341 kilograms of dry Sea Cucumber

Naval troops attached to SLNS Vijaya in Kalpitiya of the North Western Naval Command, on information received, arrested 09 persons with 1341 kilograms of dry sea cucumbers along with 02 FGDs, 01 Tata Dimo Batta truck and 02 Bajaj three wheelers in the Thoreiadi area in Kalpitiya on 29th June 2015.

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29 Jun 2015

Navy intercepts 78 illegal immigrants bound for Australia
 

Sri Lanka Navy intercepted 78 illegal immigrants suspected to be bound for Australia in the southern Sri Lankan seas on 26th June 2015.

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