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Coast Guard Arrested 1476 Tramadol Tablets In The Mathara Area
 

Based on the information provided by intelligence staff of Sri Lanka Coast Guard Rohana, Kotawila police along with Food and Drug Inspectors of Mathara arrested a person with 1476 Tramadol tablets (each tablet contains 50mg) in the Mathara area at 1315hrs on 23rd August 2017. Arrested person and items handed over to the Kotawila police station for investigation.

2017-08-24 21:54:00

Coast Guard Arrested A Woman Possessing 15 Packets Of Heroin At Chilaw Area.
 

Based on the information given by the intelligence staff attached to the Coast Guard station Chilaw, team comprised with Coast Guard and police station - Chilaw carried out a raid in Kuruduwaththa, Chillaw area at 0200hrs on 23rd August 2017.

2017-08-24 13:43:00

Sri Lanka Coast Guard Repatriated 77 Indian Fishermen
 

Sri Lanka Coast Guard and Sri Lanka Navy repatriated 77 Indian fishermen who were released from Sri Lankan custody on 03rd August 2017. These fishermen were apprehended by Sri Lanka Coast Guard and Sri Lanka Navy while they were engaging bottom trawling fishing illegally in Northern Sri Lankan waters.

2017-08-04 14:54:00

Basic Life Saving & Resuscitation Course For The Students Of Uva – Wellassa Univercity
 

Life Saving Training School (LSTS) Balapitiya conducted basic life saving & resuscitation course for the students of Uwa-Wellassa university from 24th July 2017 to 28th July 2017. The course was consisted with 07 male and 05 female students who willingly participated to the programme.

2017-08-02 17:00:00

Two Youths Rescued By Life Guards At Gopalapuram
 

The Life savers of Sri Lanka Coast Guard rescued two Sri Lankan youths on 29th July 2017 while drowning at Gopalapuram. but one died unfortunately while transferring to the hospital due to effects of drowning. The swift response of life savers help to save his 24 years old twin brother NT Nasir Mohammed. The youths are from Kalmunai and were with their family on vacation when the incident occurred at Gopalapuram beach.

2017-08-02 16:39:00

Four Foreign Nationals Rescued By Life Guards At Mirissa Beach
 

The Life savers of Sri Lanka Coast Guard rescued the lives of four foreign nationals in two different occasions at Mirissa beach while drowning and dragging away due to current at sea off Mirissaon 30th July 2017.

2017-08-01 15:22:00

Sri Lanka Coast Guard Organized A Blood Donation Campaign In The Premises Of Slcg Waruna
 

On behalf of second inauguration anniversary of his Excellency the president Matripala sirisena scheduled on 08th January 2017, Sri Lanka Coast Guard “Waruna” organized a Blood Donation campaign at their premises on 28th December 2016 under the supervision of central blood bank. The consultant surgeon Dr. Levera, Colombo South (Kalubowila) Teaching Hospital accompanied with 09 no’s officers from blood bank.

2017-01-11 14:20:00

India- Sri Lanka Coast Guard Staff Talk
 

The 2nd Coast Guard to Coast Guard High Level Meeting between the Indian Coast Guard and the Sri Lanka Coast Guard were held on 04th and 05th January 2017 at Coast Guard Headquarters, New Delhi in India.

2017-01-10 10:57:00

Commanding Officers of two Pakistani Naval Ships; PMSS ‘Hingol’ and PMSS ‘Basol’ call on the Deputy Director General of Sri Lanka Coast Guard on 05th January 2016.
 

The Commanding Officers of the two Pakistani Naval Ships; PMSS ‘Hingol’ and PMSS ‘Basol’ which arrived at the Port of Colombo on 05th January 2016, called on the Deputy Director General of Sri Lanka Coast Guard, Commodore WASS Perera at the rear headquarters of Sri Lanka Coast Guard on same day.

2017-01-07 22:57:00

Coast Guard Responsed To Seize Oil Spill At Nilwala River
 

On 2nd January 2017, Sri Lanka Coast Guard Oil Spill Response Team (OSRT) responded swiftly to an oil spill incident occurred in the Nilwala River due to a leaking of Bitumen Emulsion through the tank at the RDA work shop in the Waralla area.

2017-01-02 22:22:00