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In north
September 11, 2017 5:07 am gmt |
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The 189 acres land which is occupied by the Sri Lankan Navy will be released soon, Tamil National Alliance (TNA) parliamentarian S.Sritharan said. He added that the decision was taken on the special meeting, held at the Navy head office in Mulankavil, headed by Ruwan wijewardana, the state minister. ...
In India
September 5, 2017 9:48 am gmt |
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Sri Lanka has released at least 80 Indian fishermen who had been caught poaching in the island nation’s waters, officials said Tuesday. The Sri Lankan Navy handed over the fishermen to Indian Coast Guard at the international maritime boundary line, from there they were taken to Tamil Nadu, Xinhua new...
In India
August 31, 2017 5:46 am gmt |
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The Sri Lankan Navy apprehended eight Tamil Nadu fishermen, along with two boats, near the Delft Island. All the fishermen were taken to the Kankesanthurai Naval Camp for interrogation. Earlier on August 14, the Sri Lankan Navy apprehended four TN fishermen along with a country boat near Punkudi Isla...
In Srilanka
August 18, 2017 7:05 am gmt |
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Sri Lankan President Maithripala Sirisena as the Commander-In-Chief this morning appointed Commander Eastern Naval Area Vice Admiral Travis Sinniah as the new Commander of the Sri Lanka Navy. Vice Admiral Travis Sinniah previously held appointments as the Commander Eastern Naval Area and Flag Officer...
In Srilanka
August 9, 2017 12:28 pm gmt |
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Addressing the media brief after the protest, the iranaitivu people said that the Sri Lankan navy should leave the traditional own lands of the people. He added that they have no objection about, the navy staying in the government land. The Iranaithivu people have been finished the 100th days of prot...
In Latest Stories
August 3, 2017 7:35 am gmt |
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Qatar has concluded a 5 billion euro ($5.91 billion) deal with Italy for seven navy vessels, the Qatari foreign minister said on Wednesday (August 2), part of a military cooperation agreement between the two countries. Sheikh Mohammed bin Abdulrahman al-Thani made the announcement at a news conferenc...
In Srilanka
July 14, 2017 7:21 am gmt |
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Former Navy Spokesperson Commodore D.K.P. Dasanayake, who was arrested by the CID in connection with the abduction and disappearance of 11 youth, has been remanded till July 19 by the Colombo Fort Magistrate’s Court. The 11 youth including Tamils had been abducted, illegally detained and then disappe...
In Srilanka
March 8, 2017 10:52 am gmt |
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The Sri Lankan Navy has stated that the investigation report on the shooting of an Indian fisherman, that had allegedly been carried out by members of the Sri Lankan navy, will be released in two weeks time. The shooting had supposedly occurred in the Kachathiv area, killing one and injuring several ...
In Europe
November 9, 2016 7:26 am gmt |
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Russia’s Mediterranean-stationed naval group will launch a major offensive against militants near Syria’s divided city of Aleppo today, says a Russian Defense Ministry source. The offensive will be headed by the Russian navy’s flagship aircraft carrier, the Admiral Kuznetsov, with the support of the ...
In Europe
September 13, 2016 11:27 am gmt |
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The Russian navy arrived in southern China’s Guangdong province on Monday (September 12) for eight days of naval drills in the South China Sea, Chinese state media reported. The “Joint Sea-2016″ exercise will feature surface ships, submarines, fixed-wing aircraft, ship-borne helicop...
In Srilanka
August 9, 2016 5:36 am gmt |
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Four Indian fishermen were detained by the Sri Lankan navy near Naina Deevu on Tuesday ( 9th Aug) morning. There boats were also seized by the navy personnel. According to the report by news agency, all of them belonged to Pudukkotai in Tamil Nadu. The instances of Indian fishermen being apprehended ...
In Srilanka
August 5, 2016 9:42 am gmt |
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Sri Lankan naval personnel today rescued three Tamil Nadu fishermen when their boat got stranded due to a technical problem near Neduntheevu in the island nation. The fishermen from Kottaipattinam in Pudukottai district were taken to Sri Lanka along with their boat, where the problem was attended to....
In Latest Stories
May 23, 2016 7:51 am gmt |
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Tamil National Alliance parliamentarian S.Sritharan alleged that the procedures made by Navy to construct a new church on the island of Kachchativu, is the attempts for the Sinhalisation. He said that Kachchativu is act as a bridge for bilateral relations between Sri Lanka and India. That’s why, if a...
In Srilanka
February 3, 2016 8:55 am gmt |
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A special investigation has been launched by the Navy into overseas travel of remanded Lt Yoshitha Rajapaksa. Secretary of Defence Karunasena Hettiarachchi speaking to the BBC said 70 overseas visits were made by Yoshitha Rajapaksa in the past years. Hettiarachchi said his visits were being investiga...
In Srilanka
November 29, 2015 5:59 am gmt |
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Eight Indian fishermen were arrested in the North while poaching in Sri Lankan waters, the Navy said today. The Navy said that the coast guard arrested the Indians and seized two boats off the Delft islands today. The fishermen were handed over to the Navy and they were brought ashore to Karainagar. ...
In Latest Stories
November 23, 2015 7:51 am gmt |
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The UN Working Group on Enforced or Involuntary Disappearances (UNWGEID), which has just concluded its visit to Sri Lanka, had discovered a “secret underground detention cum torture center” located in the Lankan naval base at Trincomalee in the Eastern Province. Former parliamentarian Suresh Premacha...
In Europe
November 18, 2015 6:50 am gmt |
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Russia has strengthened its fight against extremist groups in Syria after it announced on Tuesday that the Oct.31 plane crash in Egypt’s Sinai Peninsula was the result of a terrorist attack. During a meeting held by the Russian Defense Ministry, President Vladimir Putin ordered all Russian security s...
In Srilanka
June 26, 2015 10:55 am gmt |
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The navy arrested 78 people while they were attempting to travel to Australia illegally by boat, the navy media unit said. Navy Spokesperson Commander Indika Silva said that out of the 78 arrested, 17 were Sinhalese while 59 were Tamils. Silva said the illegal immigrants were arrested at 12.30 a.m., ...
In Colombo
June 24, 2015 5:16 am gmt |
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Intelligence Unit officer for abduction cases Nishantha de Silva today informed the Colombo high court that naval personals lieutenant commanders Ranasinghe Sumith Ranasinghe, Hettiarachchie Prasath and Sampath Munasinghe were involved in this abduction. Briefing on the hearing leading attorney-at-la...