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Navy nabs a person carried live turtle

A suspicious person who was travelling on a push bicycle in front of the Regional Hospital-Delft , had been seared by a troop of Naval personnel attached to the Northern Naval Command, on foot patrol, yesterday (14 February) and recovered a live turtle being carried hidden in a bag....

2019-02-15

Captain (H) Sujeewa Weerasuriya assumes duties as Commanding Officer of SLNS Shakthi

Captain (H) Sujeewa Weerasuriya yesterday (14th February) assumed duties as the new Commanding Officer of the Landing Ship Tank, SLNS Shakthi....

2019-02-15

Navy arrest an Indian immigrant in Talaimannar

Naval personnel attached to the North Central Naval Command held an Indian national in Urumalei area, Talaimannar today (14th February). Further, 1200mg of Kerala cannabis, a mobile phone, 02 SIM cards, 03 passport size photographs, 20 Indian rupees and 200 Sri Lankan rupees have also been found in his possession. ...

2019-02-14

President of Pakistan confers the highest military award to CDS

The Chief of Defence Staff of Sri Lanka, Admiral Ravindra C. Wijegunaratne was awarded the Nishan-e-Imtiaz (Military) Medal by HE the President of Pakistan at a Special investiture Ceremony held at Islamabad, Pakistan on 13th February 2019. ...

2019-02-14

Navy apprehends a person with a weapon

A troop of Naval personnel attached to the Eastern Naval Command apprehended a person who possessed a locally made gun, 47 boxes of matches and 53 Lead balls, while a foot patrol carried out in Uppural area, yesterday(12 February)....

2019-02-13

Two persons held by Navy for illegal fishing

Two persons who engaged in illegal fishing with banned nets were nabbed in a raid carried out in Madattan beach area, Kappalthurai by a troop of naval personnel attached to the Eastern Naval Command in coordination with China Bay Police, yesterday (12 February). A banned net 250m in length and a canoe used by them have also been taken into naval custody there....

2019-02-13

Commander of the Navy visits North Central Naval Command

Commander of the Navy, Vice Admiral Piyal De Silva paid a visit at the North Central Naval Command on 10th and 11th February. The Navy Chief was warmly received by Commander North Central Naval Area, Rear Admiral Muditha Gamage, upon his arrival....

2019-02-12

International Military Sports Council Day Run - 2019

CISM day run conducted annually by member countries of International Military Sports Council to celebrate its anniversary will be held on 18th February 2019 around the world. ...

2019-02-12

OCDS non-commissioned officers organize a family get-together

Going by an idea mooted by Chief of Defence Staff, Admiral Ravindra Wijegunaratne, non-commissioned officers of Office of the Chief of Defence Staff organized a family get-together at the Club House in Uswetakeiyawa on 09th February 2019....

2019-02-12

Navy apprehends 04 persons engaged in fishing without valid fishing passes

Naval personnel attached to the Northwestern Naval Command during routine patrol conducted in the sea area of Kudiramalei today (11th February) apprehended 04 persons for engaging in fishing activities without valid fishing passes....

2019-02-11

Navy nabs a person with 30 gelignite sticks

A troop of naval personnel attached to the North Central Naval Command in coordination with Mannar Police, apprehended a person with 3 kg (30 sticks) of gelignite during a raid carried out at South Bar area in Mannar, yesterday (10th February)....

2019-02-11

Commander of the Navy visits Northern Naval Command

Commander of the Navy, Vice Admiral Piyal De Silva made a visit to the Northern Naval Command on 08th and 09th February. ...

2019-02-10

Two persons held by Navy for engaging in illegal fishing
 

A group of naval personnel attached to the Northwestern Naval Command during foot patrol held 02 persons who engaged in illegal fishing using unauthorized fishing nets in Palliyawasalpadu area yesterday (09th February)....

2019-02-10

Navy apprehends suspect with 54 gelignite sticks
 

During a search carried out by a group of naval personnel attached to the Eastern Naval Command in coordination with the Divisional Vice Squad of Trincomalee apprehended a suspect with 7.56kg (56 sticks) of gelignite and a safety fuse of 50.6 feet in the general area of Kinniya yesterday (09th February). ...

2019-02-10

Seven (07) Indian fishers held by Navy in Eastern seas
 

Seven (07) Indian fishermen who engaged in illegal fishing in Sri Lankan territorial waters of Eastern seas were apprehended by SL Navy, today (09th February)....

2019-02-09