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Cyclone Ockhi: 17 Kerala fishermen rescued

Thiruvananthapuram, Dec 3, Seventeen fishermen were today rescued after spending five days in the sea off the Kerala coast, which was battered by strong winds and heavy rainfall under the influence of Cyclone Ockhi. Navy sources said 13 fishermen were rescued from the high seas by INS Kalpeni this morning and handed over to the authorities

Pak arrests 55 Indian fishermen

Pak arrests 55 Indian fishermen

Karachi, Nov 12, Pak arrests 55 Indian fishermen : Fifty-five Indian fishermen have been arrested by the Pakistan Maritime Security Agency for allegedly fishing in the country’s territorial waters. The PMSA has also seized nine Indian fishing boats during a four-day operation (between Wednesday and Saturday) in the Arabian Sea, a PMSA spokesman said.The spokesman

Eight Tamil Nadu fishermen arrested

Eight Tamil Nadu fishermen arrested by Sri Lankan Navy

Rameswaram(TN), Nov 5, Eight Tamil Nadu fishermen arrested by Sri Lankan Navy : Eight Tamil Nadu fishermen were today arrested by the Sri Lankan Navy when they were allegedly fishing near Neduntheevu in the island nation’s waters.The fishermen from Akarapettai in Nagapattinam district, who put out to sea in a mechanised boat, were arrested on

Sri Lankan navy arrests 48 Tamil fishermen

Sri Lankan navy arrests 48 Tamil fishermen. Rameswaram, Aug 8 The Sri Lankan Navy today arrested 48 fishermen from Tamil Nadu after firing in the air, official sources said.12 mechanised boats of the fishermen were also seized by the navy, Fisheries Assistant Director Shivakumar told PTI here. The fishermen, belonging to Pudukottai and Jagadapattinam districts, were

3 TN fishermen arrested by Lankan Navy

3 TN fishermen arrested by Lankan Navy

Three Tamil Nadu fishermen were today arrested by the Sri Lankan Navy for allegedly fishing in the island nation waters. The fishermen from Jagadapattinam in Pudukottai District were detained off Karainagar in northern Sri Lanka, a state Fisheries official said here. They were later taken to Kangesanthurai port, Fisheries Assistant Director Sivakumar said. This is

Iran releases 25 Indian fishermen detained since march

Iran releases 25 Indian fishermen detained since march

Iran releases 25 Indian fishermen detained since march. In March 2017, Iran imprisoned Indian fishermen along with their Bahirini boats. External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj informed  that Iran has now released those 25 Indian fishermen.Who was arrested along with boats. All the fishermen are from Tamilnadu and they have been sent to Bahrain.External Affairs Minister

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218 fishermen freed from Pak prison arrive in India

Attari (Amritsar): Pakistan government today repatriated 218 Indian fishermen through the border here, two days after their release from jails as a goodwill gesture. All the prisoners crossed over to India around 1.00 AM through the land transit route of Attari (Indian side) – Wagah (Pakistan side) border on the basis of ‘Emergency Travel Certificates’

Two of missing Bengal fishermen feared dead

Kolkata: At least two of the 60 odd fishermen who went missing in the Bay of Bengal after their trawlers were caught in a storm are feared dead, a West Bengal minister said on Thursday. Minister of Fisheries Chandranath Sinha said: “While all the trawlers that had gone missing have been rescued and most of the