Reverse Osmosis Plants built and run by the Sri Lanka Navy are helping thousands of rural households hit by Chronic Kidney Disease.
The Navy seized an unidentified fishing vessel in the Southern seas yesterday (11 July) with 60 kilograms of narcotics onboard.
Police together with the Navy on Monday (8 July) nabbed three suspects who were illegally transporting iron from the Hambantota harbour premises.
The Navy has apprehended four Indians who were allegedly engaged in illegal fishing in Sri Lankan territorial waters yesterday (26).
A fisherman who set up to sea from Ambalangoda last afternoon (25), has fallen from boat and gone missing as a strong sea current hit the boat he was in with the other fishermen, the police said. The others in the boat had been able to survive. The victim has been identified as a 38-year-old resident in Ambalangoda. The Police and Sri Lanka Navy are conducting search operations at present.
A fisherman who set out to sea from Negombo today (14) has gone missing after the boat he was in with three other people capsized, police said.
The Navy arrested five individuals who were engaged in illegal fishing near the Round Island, Trincomalee, yesterday (10).
The Geological Survey and Mining Bureau (GSMB) is carrying out a special operation to apprehend those who are engaged in illegal sand mining in Trincomalee district.
The Navy yesterday apprehended 24 persons who had allegedly been engaged in illegal fishing in Kadakarechchenai, Trincomalee, the Navy said (14).
Real Admiral Nishantha Ulugetenne has been appointed as the new Chief of the Staff of Sri Lanka Navy by President Maithripala Sirisena.