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Sri Lanka seeks expanding trade, ports and naval affairs with Bangladesh
Colombo Page, 10 May 2014
May 10, Colombo: Sri Lankan government officials have held discussions with relevant officials in Bangladesh on ways to expand trade, and ports and naval affairs between the two countries.Sri Lanka has indicated that it wants to sign a free trade agreement...

INS Vikramaditya operationally deployed: Navy chief
Hindu, 7 May 2014
Chief of the Naval Staff Admiral Robin Kumar Dhowan on Wednesday announced that the newly inducted aircraft carrier, INS Vikramaditya, is now operationally deployed and its integral MiG-29K fighters have been fully integrated with the carrier.Admiral...


Hindu, 25 April 2014
Admiral Wu Shengli, China’s Navy Chief, this week caught Indian officials off guard by asking for an impromptu tour of the most sensitive nerve centre of the advanced Indian missile frigate, INS Shivalik, while on a brief courtesy call on the...

Navies invite public on board for tours
Chinadaily, 23 April 2014
Navies in Qingdao for the 14th annual meeting of the Western Pacific Naval Symposium welcomed the public to tour active warships on Tuesday before sailing out for a joint drill on Wednesday

Sri Lanka Navy Completes TRINEX
Sunday Leader, 13 April 2014
The first ever biggest naval exercise of the Sri Lanka Navy code named TRINEX concluded recently. Commander of the Navy, Vice Admiral Jayanath Colombage took the salute during the steam past held in the final phase of the exercise held in the seas of...

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...

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