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Naval Troops arrest 24 Persons engaged in Illegal Fishing

Naval troops attached to the Eastern Naval Command on information received arrested 24 fishermen along with 03 FGDs engaged in illegal fishing on 29th April 2014. They had been fishing using…

Bahrain-Sri Lanka in investment push

Bahrain-Sri Lanka in investment push

ECONOMIC co-operation yesterday topped the official talks between His Majesty King Hamad and Sri Lankan President Mahinda Rajapaksa. His Royal Highness Prime Minister Prince Khalifa bin Salman Al Khalifa attended…

Turkmenistan: Free petrol allowance to be discontinued

Turkmenistan: Free petrol allowance to be discontinued

Turkmenistan’s free petrol supplies for car owners will be discontinued, although citizens will apparently keep receiving gas, electricity, water and salt free of charge. From 1 July, Turkmens will no…

Three Sri Lankans held for smuggling 1.7 kg gold

Three Sri Lankans held for smuggling 1.7 kg gold

Three Sri Lankan nationals, who arrived from Colombo, were arrested on Saturday night by the Central Industrial Security Force (CISF) at the Kempegowda International Airport (KIA) for allegedly trying to…

Continuous Support at International Fora, Maldivian Foreign Minister Assures President

Continuous Support at International Fora, Maldivian Foreign Minister Assures President

The Maldivian Minister of Foreign Affairs Ms. Dunya Maumoon called on President Mahinda Rajapaksa at Temple Trees Saturday morning.(25). The discussion focused on a number of matters of mutual interest…

Maldivian Foreign Minister Calls on President Rajapaksa

Maldivian Foreign Minister Calls on President Rajapaksa

The Maldivian Minister of Foreign Affairs Ms. Dunya Maumoon called on President Mahinda Rajapaksa at Temple Trees this morning (26) where she assured the President of Maldives’ continuous support to…

Two Japanese Naval Ships arrive at the Port of Colombo

Two Japanese Naval Ships arrive at the Port of Colombo

Two Japanese Maritime Self Defence Force (JMSDF) ships, Samidare DD-106 and Sazanami DD-113 arrived at the Port of Colombo for a goodwill and supply visit on 25th April 2014. The ships…

Jail for eaters of endangered wild animals in China

Jail for eaters of endangered wild animals in China

People caught eating rare wild animals in China could be jailed for up to 10 years, state media report, under new measures passed on Thursday. Those who knowingly buy wild…

SriLankan Airlines signs long-term MRO pact with IndiGo

SriLankan Airlines signs long-term MRO pact with IndiGo

SriLankan Airlines, the national carrier of Sri Lanka, has announced the signing of a long-term Maintenance, Repair and Overhaul (MRO) agreement with IndiGo. The agreement will secure multi-million dollar revenue…

Naval Troops arrest 07 Persons while illegally catching Sea Cucumbers

Naval Troops arrest 07 Persons while illegally catching Sea Cucumbers

Naval troops attached to SLNS Walagamba of the Eastern Naval Command on information resceived arrested 07 persons who were illegally harvesting sea cucumbers in the general area of Jayanagar in…

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