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Fishermen, boat attacked by Sri Lankan navy
Times of India, 11 April 2014
RAMESWARAM: Two fishermen were injured and a boat suffered damage after Sri Lankan naval personnel allegedly attacked them mid-sea on Wednesday evening while they were fishing in the Palk Bay.With the fishing ban period commencing from April 15, the...

Sri Lanka Navy conducts training exercises in Eastern seas
Colombo Page, 3 April 2014
Apr 03, Trincomalee: Sri Lanka Navy has commenced the TRINEX exercises in the Eastern seas off Trincomalee to provide maritime training to the junior officers.The exercise known as Trincomalee Naval Exercise (TRINEX) commenced on 01st April in Trincomalee.The...

Japanese war ships on anti-piracy mission dock in Sri Lanka port
Colombo Page, 1 April 2014
Apr 01, Colombo: The Sri Lanka Navy, in accordance with naval traditions, welcomed two Japanese war ships on their arrival at the Colombo port Tuesday.Japanese Maritime Self Defence Force (JMSDF) destroyers, Inazuma - 105 and Umigiri - 158 arrived at...

Sri Lanka Navy assists repatriation of 21Indian fishermen
Colombo Page, 1 April 2014
Apr 01, Mannar: Sri Lanka Navy Sunday escorted 21 Tamil Nadu fishermen, who were released from Sri Lankan custody recently, and handed them over to the Indian Coast Guard with their 10 fishing trawlers.Sri Lanka Navy Inshore Patrol Crafts had escorted...

Sri Lankan Navy attacks eight fishermen off Dhanushkodi coast
Hindu, 1 April 2014
Two boats, 10 fishing nets damaged; Attacked fishermen made futile attempts to contact the Indian Coast Guard personnelSri Lankan Navy, who on Saturday surprised Indian fishermen trawling near Katchatheevu by offering them soft drinks and sweets, attacked...

Australia delivers first Bay Class patrol vessel to Sri Lanka
Colombo Page, 31 March 2014
Mar 31, Colombo: Australia has delivered the first of the two Bay Class patrol vessel it gifted to Sri Lanka to boost the efforts by the island's Navy to prevent people smuggling in the Indian Ocean.Sri Lanka Navy Commander Vice Admiral Jayanath...

Sri Lanka Navy assists repatriation of 19 Indian fishermen
Colombo Page, 31 March 2014
Mannar: Sri Lanka Navy Sunday escorted 19 Tamil Nadu fishermen, who were released from Sri Lankan custody recently, and handed them over to the Indian Coast Guard with their 4 boats. Sri Lanka Navy Inshore Patrol Crafts P 223 and P 212 had escorted the...

INS Sumedha arrives Visakhapatnam from Goa
Times of India, 24 March 2014
PANAJI: INS Sumedha, the latest induction into the Indian Navy, arrived here on Sunday, after being commissioned at Goa Shipyard Limited on March 7 by Vice Admiral Anil Chopra, Flag Officer Commanding-in-Chief, Eastern Naval Command.Sumedha is the third...

Sri Lanka Navy arrests 75 Indian fishermen
Colombo Page, 20 March 2014
Mar 19, Colombo: Just days after repatriating 140 Indian fishermen Sri Lanka Navy has arrested another 75 Indian fishermen along with 18 vessels on Wednesday night for invading Sri Lankan waters. The Navy along with the Coast Guard handed over 140...

Sri Lanka Navy and Coast Guard assist repatriation of 140 Indian Fishermen
Colombo Page, 17 March 2014
Mar 17, Colombo: Sri Lanka Navy and the Coast Guard on Monday assisted the repatriation of 140 Indian fishermen with 31 fishing boats after Sri Lankan courts released the fishermen to enable an environment conducive to hold the second round of talks...

Sri Lanka Navy to assist pilgrims to annual Kachchativu Feast
Colombo Page, 15 March 2014
Mar 14, Colombo: The annual feast of the St Anthony's Church in Kachchativu island of Sri Lanka will be held on March 15th and 16th. Sri Lanka Navy is providing assistance to thousands of devotees including clergy from Sri Lanka and India expected...

Sri Lanka releases 24 more TN fishermen
Times of India, 13 March 2014
RAMESWARAM: A day after a Sri Lankan court ordered release of 116 fishermen from Tamil Nadu ahead of the proposed talks between the island nation and India to sort out the vexed fishermen's issue, another court in Mannar on Thursday ordered release...

Navy lacks rescue vehicle to save submarine crew
Times of India, 11 March 2014
HYDERABAD: Amidst the spate of incidents involving submarines, a grim fact has come to the fore: Indian Navy does not have a single Deep Submergence Rescue Vehicle (DSRV). The navy had acquired one such vessel when it possessed only four submarines...

Sri Lanka Navy arrests 24 Indian fishermen
Colombo Page, 6 March 2014
Mar 06, Thalaimannar: The Sri Lanka Navy arrested 24 Indian fishermen within two days for allegedly crossing the International Maritime Boundary line and fishing in the country's waters.The Navy said a naval craft attached to the North Central Naval...

Katchatheevu: Sri Lankan Navy tightens norms
Hindu, 5 March 2014
The Sri Lankan Navy has restricted the entry of journalists, visiting Katchatheevu island to cover this year’s annual St.Antony’s Church festival, to only those who obtained ‘temporary visa’ from the Sri Lankan Deputy High Commission...

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