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#IndiaPakistanTensions: Fishermen asked to stay away from 'strangers at sea'

27 Feb 2019

#IndiaPakistanTensions: Fishermen asked to stay away from 'strangers at sea'

The Indian Coast Guard advised fishermen in Gujarat's Porbandar not to go near the international maritime boundary line (IMBL) in the Arabian Sea following Indian airstrikes on Jaish-e-Mohammed terror camps amid escalating India-Pakistan tensions.

Tharoor nominates Kerala fishermen for #NobelPeacePrize; here's why

06 Feb 2019

Tharoor nominates Kerala fishermen for #NobelPeacePrize; here's why

Senior Congress leader and Member of Parliament from Thiruvananthapuram, Shashi Tharoor, has nominated the fishermen of Kerala for this year's Nobel Peace Prize.

TN: Body of fisherman, who drowned off Sri Lanka, cremated

19 Jan 2019

TN: Body of fisherman, who drowned off Sri Lanka, cremated

The body of a 61-year-old Tamil Nadu fisherman, who drowned in the sea after his boat capsized off Neduntheevu while being chased by Sri Lankan Navy, was brought in to Ramanathapuram (Tamil Nadu) from Lanka and cremated yesterday.

Tamil Nadu government cracks whip against fishermen using banned nets

10 Jan 2019

Tamil Nadu government cracks whip against fishermen using banned nets

The Tamil Nadu Fisheries Department with the help of the Indian Coast Guard today seized around 80 banned fishing nets from fishermen in Rameswaram.

12 Indian fishermen arrested by Pakistani authorities

12 Nov 2018

12 Indian fishermen arrested by Pakistani authorities

Twelve Indian fishermen have been arrested by Pakistani authorities for allegedly straying into the country's territorial waters off the coast of Sindh province, a security official said today.

Sri Lankan Navy chases away 3,000 TN fishermen, snaps fishing-nets

01 Nov 2018

Sri Lankan Navy chases away 3,000 TN fishermen, snaps fishing-nets

Over 3,000 Indian fishermen from Tamil Nadu were chased away by the Sri Lankan Navy, who also hurled stones at them and snapped nets of 50 vessels for fishing in their territorial waters.

Pakistan arrests 16 Indian fishermen for straying into its territorial-waters

24 Oct 2018

Pakistan arrests 16 Indian fishermen for straying into its territorial-waters

Sixteen Indian fishermen have been arrested by Pakistani authorities for allegedly straying into the country's territorial waters.

Low-pressure in Bay of Bengal may intensify into depression: Report

07 Oct 2018

Low-pressure in Bay of Bengal may intensify into depression: Report

A well-marked low pressure has formed in the Bay of Bengal and it is expected to intensify into a depression in the next 36 hours, the Regional Meteorological Department (RMD) in Chennai said on Sunday.

Why hasn't Center thought of supplying GPS to fishermen: HC

02 Sep 2018

Why hasn't Center thought of supplying GPS to fishermen: HC

The Madras High Court has directed the Center to file an affidavit explaining the steps taken by it to prevent Indian fishermen from crossing the international maritime boundary line and enter the Lankan waters.

#Keralafloods: Let's talk about Kerala's unsung heroes, the fishermen

21 Aug 2018

#Keralafloods: Let's talk about Kerala's unsung heroes, the fishermen

Yesterday Kerala CM Pinarayi Vijayan announced that 90% of rescue operations in the state has been completed, thanks to NGOs, government agencies like NDRF, the Indian Navy, et al, and of course individuals.

Pakistan's humanitarian gesture: 30 Indian prisoners, including 27 fishermen, released

14 Aug 2018

Pakistan's humanitarian gesture: 30 Indian prisoners, including 27 fishermen, released

Pakistan yesterday released 30 Indian prisoners, including 27 fishermen, from jail as a goodwill gesture, a day before Pakistan's Independence Day.

Pakistan's goodwill gesture: 26 Indian fishermen released from Pak jail

13 Aug 2018

Pakistan's goodwill gesture: 26 Indian fishermen released from Pak jail

Pakistan yesterday released 26 Indian fishermen from jail as a goodwill gesture.

Over 3,000 TN fishermen chased away by Lankan Navy

22 Jul 2018

Over 3,000 TN fishermen chased away by Lankan Navy

Over 3,000 Tamil Nadu fishermen, who ventured into the sea in 564 boats, were allegedly chased away by the Sri Lankan Navy at gunpoint while they were fishing near Katchatheevu island, Tamil Nadu Mechanised Boats Fishermen Association President P Sesuraja said tody in Rameswaram.

Gujarat fisherman who died in Pakistan jail cremated at home

06 Jul 2018

Gujarat fisherman who died in Pakistan jail cremated at home

The mortal remains of a fisherman who died in a Pakistan jail in March this year was today consigned to flames at his native Kotada village in Gujarat's Gir Somnath district.

2 Gujarat fishermen released by Pakistan being brought back home

30 Jun 2018

2 Gujarat fishermen released by Pakistan being brought back home

Two fishermen from Gujarat, who were languishing in a Pakistan jail, have been released and are on their way home to Vadodara, an official said today.

Gujarat fisherman died in Pak-jail in March; family learns now

11 Jun 2018

Gujarat fisherman died in Pak-jail in March; family learns now

More than three months after a Gujarat fisherman in Pakistan jail died, his family now came to know about the demise through a letter written by one of his cellmates.

Cyclone Ockhi kills 16; fishermen sail to find colleagues

04 Dec 2017

Cyclone Ockhi kills 16; fishermen sail to find colleagues

With two more bodies found on Sunday, the cyclone Ockhi death toll has risen to 16 in Kerala.

Cyclone Ockhi: 200 trapped fishermen rescued; many yet to return

02 Dec 2017

Cyclone Ockhi: 200 trapped fishermen rescued; many yet to return

50 Indian fishermen arrested by Sri Lanka

09 Aug 2017

50 Indian fishermen arrested by Sri Lanka

About 50 Indian fishermen were arrested by the Sri Lankan Navy for allegedly intruding into the country's territorial waters.

Maharashtra govt to regulate river waters in state

11 May 2017

Maharashtra govt to regulate river waters in state

The Maharashtra Government is considering a proposal to regulate all river waters in the state by bringing them under the government's ambit.