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Illegal migration attempt thwarted, 30 persons arrested by Navy

Two Fast Attack Craft (FACs) patrolling in the southern sea area spotted a suspicious vessel plying about 80 nautical miles off the southern coast this morning (07th March)....

2019-03-07

1.7 kg of Kerala cannabis recovered with Navy’s assistance

Following information provided by SL Navy, Puttalam Police in coordination with the Narcotic Division, recovered 1.7 kg of Kerala Cannabis at Karamba Periathivu arera in Puttalam around 10.30 pm yesterday (06th March)....

2019-03-07

Bangladesh Naval Ship Dhaleshwari departs Colombo harbour

Bangladesh Naval Ship (BNS) Dhaleshwari which arrived in the island on a goodwill visit on 03rd March, departed the Colombo harbour on successful completion of her four-day official visit today (06th March)....

2019-03-06

Rear Admiral Ruwan Perera assumes duties as Commander North Western Naval Area

Rear Admiral Ruwan Perera who served as the Commander South Eastern Naval area, assumed duties as the newly appointed Commander North Western Naval Area today (06th March)....

2019-03-06

Commanding Officer of BNS Dhaleshwari calls on Commander Western Naval Area

Captain (G) Mohammad Mahabbath Ali, Commanding Officer of BNS Dhaleshwari which arrived at the Colombo harbour on 03rd March, called on Commander Western Naval Area, Rear Admiral Nishantha Ulugetenne at the Western Naval Command Headquarters yesterday (05th March)....

2019-03-06

Navy assists to Shiva Pooja at Thirukedeshwaran temple in Mannar

Hindu devotees all over the world celebrated Maha Shiva Rathree pooja in a grand ceremonial scale yesterday (04th March) and accordingly the Hindu devotees in Mannar area observed religious activities at Thirukedeshwaran temple....

2019-03-05

Navy recovers banned fishing nets in Ullackalie lagoon area

A group of naval personnel attached to the Eastern Naval Command recovered a few banned fishing nets during a patrol carried out in Ullackalie lagoon area, this morning (05th March)....

2019-03-05

Navy apprehends a foreigner while fishing with illegal fishing gears

A troop of Naval personnel attached to the Southern Naval Command apprehended a foreigner who was engaging in fishing with illegal fishing gears at White Jungle Beach in Roomassala, today (4th March). ...

2019-03-04

Navy apprehends 02 persons with 1.76kg of Kerala cannabis

Naval personnel attached to the Southern Naval Command with the assistance of STF officials in Rathgama apprehended 02 persons with 1.76kg of Kerala cannabis during a raid carried out near Rathgama town area today (03rd March). ...

2019-03-03

Two persons nabbed for practicing spear-fishing

Naval personnel attached to the Southern Naval Command nabbed 02 persons who engaged in banned practice of spear-fishing in Boossa sea area, Pitiwella today (03rd March). ...

2019-03-03

BNS Dhaleshwari arrives at port of Colombo

The Bangladesh Naval Ship (BNS) Dhaleshwari arrived at the port of Colombo on a goodwill visit today (03rd March) and the ship was welcomed by the Sri Lanka Navy in accordance with naval traditions....

2019-03-03

Naval personnel rescue a girl drowning in Panama lagoon

Naval personnel attached to the Rapid Response Rescue and Relief Unit (4RU) in the Southeastern Naval Command rescued a little girl who was drowning near the lagoon mouth in Panama yesterday (02nd March). ...

2019-03-03

34th National Rowing Championship – 2019

The 34th National Rowing Championship – 2019 was held for 03 days at the Diyawanna Rowing Centre from 28th February to 02nd March. ...

2019-03-03

Navy finds 188 banned fishing nets in Batticaloa lagoon area

A group of naval personnel attached to the Eastern Naval Command, during a routine patrol, managed to find 188 banned fishing nets used for illegal fishing practices in the lagoon area of Batticaloa last morning (02nd March). ...

2019-03-03

Twenty three (23) SBS personnel pass out in Trincomalee

On successful completion of their training, nineteen (19) sailors and four (04) officers of the 26th intake of the Navy's Special Boats Squadron (SBS) passed out at the SBS Headquarters, Naval Dockyard in Trincomalee today (02nd March). ...

2019-03-02