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Sri Lankan Navy

Sri Lankan Navy arrests 43 Indian fishermen for alleged poaching

Arrangements are being made to hand them over to relevant authorities for legal action after conducting Rapid Antigen Tests

19 Dec 2021 12:49 PM

Over 2,000 Tamil Nadu fishermen chased away by Sri Lanka Navy, fishing nets cut

The naval personnel also snapped fishing nets of several boats.

08 Sep 2019 5:55 PM

Tamil Nadu: Fishermen's Union to hold strike on August 28

Sri Lankan Navy on August 20 apprehended four Indian fishermen on charges of trespassing into their waters.

23 Aug 2019 1:55 PM

Sri Lankan Navy arrests 5 Tamil Nadu fishermen

12 fishermen from Pudukottai district were arrested by Sri Lankan navy for allegedly fishing in the island nation's territorial waters.

01 May 2017 5:22 PM

Fishermen issue highest priority, says Sushma Swaraj

Swaraj says matter taken up with Lanka, 301 Indians lodged in Pak prisons.

17 Mar 2017 2:17 AM


Tamil Nadu fishermen to end stir today

Fisherman was shot dead on March 6 allegedly by the Lankan Navy personnel while fishing in a mechanised boat off Katchatheevu islet.

13 Mar 2017 1:07 AM

After fisherman's killing, Sri Lanka to release 85 Indian fishermen

The victim, who was reported to be 21, was shot dead Monday and Indian fishermen have said the Sri Lankan Navy was responsible.

08 Mar 2017 9:27 PM

Sri Lanka denies role in death of fisherman as row escalates

Government takes up matter with Lanka PM after TN protests

08 Mar 2017 1:22 AM

High Commissioner to Sri Lanka takes up fisherman death with Lankan PM

The deceased was identified as a 22-year-old man named Pricho and his body was brought to the Rameshwaram Government Hospital.

07 Mar 2017 12:20 PM