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Sri Lanka Navy Reverse Osmosis Plants serving areas hit by CKDu

Reverse Osmosis Plants built and run by the Sri Lanka Navy are helping thousands of rural households hit by Chronic Kidney Disease.


Fishing vessel carrying 60kg of narcotics seized off Southern coast

The Navy seized an unidentified fishing vessel in the Southern seas yesterday (11 July) with 60 kilograms of narcotics onboard.


Three busted while stealing iron from H’tota Port

Police together with the Navy on Monday (8 July) nabbed three suspects who were illegally transporting iron from the Hambantota harbour premises.


Indian fishermen caught fishing in Sri Lankan waters

The Navy has apprehended four Indians who were allegedly engaged in illegal fishing in Sri Lankan territorial waters yesterday (26).


Fisherman missing after a strong current hits the boat

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.


Negombo fisherman missing after boat capsizes

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.


Five persons apprehended for illegal fishing

The Navy arrested five individuals who were engaged in illegal fishing near the Round Island, Trincomalee, yesterday (10).


A special operation to raid illegal sand mining spots

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.


Navy nabs 24 illegal fishermen

The Navy yesterday apprehended 24 persons who had allegedly been engaged in illegal fishing in Kadakarechchenai, Trincomalee, the Navy said (14).


New Navy Chief of Staff appointed

Real Admiral Nishantha Ulugetenne has been appointed as the new Chief of the Staff of Sri Lanka Navy by President Maithripala Sirisena.