Sri Lanka Navy

Address increase in attacks against Indian fishermen by Sri Lanka: Palaniswami to PM Modi

Tamil Nadu Chief Minister Edappadi K. Palaniswami has written a letter to Prime Minister Narendra Modi urging him to address alarming increase in the number of attacks against Indian fishermen by Sri Lankan Navy.

Aug 09, 2017, 11:10 AM IST

23 killed in Sri Lanka floods

Sri Lanka Airforce and the Navy are working to provide relief to people stranded by floods.

May 26, 2017, 13:46 PM IST

INS Darshak completes survey in Sri Lanka

 INS Darshak, the survey vehicle of the Eastern Naval Command successfully completed surveys of Weligama Bay and the southern coast of Sri Lanka over a period of two months.


May 13, 2017, 18:44 PM IST

India rushes ships to douse fire on vessel off Colombo coast

The Sri Lankan Navy with assistance from India are battling a major fire on board a huge Panama-registered container carrier off the coast of Colombo.

Apr 05, 2017, 14:23 PM IST
After fresh fishermen's arrest, Tamil Nadu CM asks PM Modi to secure immediate release of 51 fishers, 114 boats

After fresh fishermen's arrest, Tamil Nadu CM asks PM Modi to secure immediate release of 51 fishers, 114 boats

Tamil Nadu Chief Minister O Paneerselvam on Wednesday sought Prime Minister Narendra Modi's interference over continued apprehension of the state's fishermen by the Sri Lankan navy personnel.

Dec 21, 2016, 22:14 PM IST

Sri Lanka arrests seven Indian fishermen

The Sri Lanka Navy assisted the Coast Guard to arrest seven Indian fishermen poaching illegally in the northern seas of the island country, the Navy said on Tuesday.

Dec 20, 2016, 16:37 PM IST
Sri Lanka Navy chases away 3,000 TN fishermen, threatens to shoot them

Sri Lanka Navy chases away 3,000 TN fishermen, threatens to shoot them

Over 3,000 Tamil Nadu fishermen were forced to return without their catch after Sri Lankan Navy personnel allegedly intercepted them and snapped fishing nets of ten mechanised boats off Katchatheevu islet. 

Dec 18, 2016, 13:54 PM IST

Two Indian fishermen injured in Sri Lankan Navy firing

The attacks on Indian fishermen by the Sri Lankan Naval officers is an ongoing issue.

Nov 17, 2016, 09:42 AM IST

96 Indian fishermen released by Sri Lanka

 Sri Lanka on Saturday handed over to India 96 Indian fishermen who were arrested for allegedly poaching into the country's territorial waters, the military said.

Apr 09, 2016, 20:10 PM IST

Jayalalithaa seeks Centre's intervention for release of fishermen

Chief Minister Jayalalithaa on Friday sought Central intervention for the release of fishermen from Tamil Nadu arrested by the Sri Lanka Navy and urged the Narendra Modi government to initiate 'decisive measures' to find a permanent solution to this 'sensitive issue'.

Sep 25, 2015, 20:08 PM IST

Sri Lankan Navy arrests 6 Indian fishermen

Sri Lanka Navy today said it has arrested six Indian fishermen for allegedly fishing in Lankan waters.

Sep 24, 2015, 13:39 PM IST

Sri Lankan Navy arrests 15 TN fishermen; chase away boats

Sri Lanka Navy arrested 15 fishermen for allegedly fishing in Lankan waters and also chased at gun point fishermen near Katchatheevu in the Palk Straits, officials said today.

Sep 22, 2015, 13:38 PM IST

Sri Lanka Navy arrests illegal immigrants to Australia

Sri Lanka Navy on Friday arrested 78 people, including 59 Tamils, for attempting to illegally migrate to Australia by boat.

Jun 26, 2015, 15:22 PM IST

Lankan Navy drives away TN fishermen near Katchatheevu

A group of fishermen who put out to sea in 250 mechanised boats from here returned empty handed today after Sri Lankan Naval personnel allegedly pelted stones and bottles at them near Katchatheevu.

Apr 07, 2015, 22:53 PM IST

Lanka Navy damages boats of Tamil Nadu fishermen

 Sri Lankan Navy on Sunday allegedly damaged 10 boats of fishermen from here after pelting bottles and stones on them at the highly sensitive area near their coast in Talaimannar.

Feb 22, 2015, 22:32 PM IST

Sri Lankan Navy detains 27 Tamil Nadu fishermen, releases them after warning

The Sri Lankan Navy detained 27 fishermen from Tamil Nadu overnight, accusing them of poaching in the island nation's waters, and released them this morning with a warning.

Dec 11, 2014, 09:20 AM IST

Sri Lankan President offers worship at Lord Venkateswara temple

Sri Lankan President Mahinda Rajapaksa on Wednesday offered worship at the famous hill shrine of Lord Venkateswara in the wee hours near here.

Dec 10, 2014, 09:53 AM IST

15 Indian fishermen arrested by Lankan Navy

Sri Lankan Navy on Tuesday allegedly sank an Indian fishing boat by colliding against it near Katchathivu, and arrested 15 fishermen from this coastal town in separate incidents, police said.

Sep 03, 2014, 01:04 AM IST

Lankan Navy hands over Indian fishermen to Coast Guard

Sri Lankan Navy on Saturday handed over 94 Tamil Nadu fishermen taken into custody by them to the Indian Coast Guard at the International Maritime Boundary Line, police said.

Aug 16, 2014, 13:15 PM IST

Eight fishermen injured in attack by SL Navy personnel

Sri Lankan Navy, who on Saturday surprised Indian fishermen trawling near Katchatheevu by offering them soft drinks and sweets, attacked eight fishermen in the Indian territory off Dhamushkodi coast early Sunday, Fiseries Department sources said.

Jun 01, 2014, 13:19 PM IST