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Sri Lankan Navy arrests eight TN fishermen

They were fishing in the island nation's territorial waters.

published on : 6th July 2017

 Sri Lankan Navy arrests eight Tamil Nadu fishermen

Eight Tamil Nadu fishermen were arrested today by the Sri Lankan Navy for allegedly fishing in the territorial waters of the island country, drawing angry reaction from the state government.

published on : 24th June 2017

Fisheries Minister promises release of 11 fishermen, 135 boats

2,490 fishermen had been released following steps taken by the late Chief Minister and the present government. 

published on : 17th June 2017

Fishing boat capsizes off Odisha, two missing, six rescued  

The mechanised boat was capsized in the Bay of Bengal off the Talasari beach in Balasore district of Odisha on Tuesday.

published on : 13th June 2017

Cargo ship hits boat near coast; 2 fishermen killed, 1 missing

A Panama-based bulk carrier cargo ship collided with fishing boat 'Carmel Matha', early Sunday morning.

published on : 12th June 2017

Oil spill in Tamil Nadu’s Ennore affects fishermen

Fearing contamination of local fish, the customers have gone to markets elsewhere and which affected fishermen’s earning.  

published on : 5th June 2017

Sushma Swaraj to meet aggrieved fishermen from Tamil Nadu

The External affairs minister said the Centre is taking efforts at every level to resolve the issue, which crops up now and then.

published on : 17th March 2017

301 fishermen in Pakistan custody: Sushma Swaraj

The minister said that many incidents of apprehensions take place beyond the international waters.

published on : 16th March 2017

Tamil Nadu fishermen bank on Modi to find a permanent solution to their problem

According to Arulanandam, 187 Indian fishermen have been killed and 82 are missing since 1985 when the Sri Lankan navy began the practice of opening fire on intruding Indian fishermen.

published on : 15th March 2017

TN fishermen to call off protest after talks with Nirmala Sitaraman

The fishermen were protesting for six days condemning the killing of Rameswaram fisherman Britjo by the Sri Lankan Navy.

published on : 13th March 2017

Sailing on stormy seas

The fishermen who had been detained by the British navy may return home this week

published on : 12th March 2017

Sri Lanka releases 77 of 85 Indian fishermen held on Saturday

Sri Lanka has released 77 Indian fishermen arrested last week after an alleged firing incident that resulted in the death of an Indian fisherman.

published on : 11th March 2017

Tamil Nadu fishermen fail to turn up at Kachchativu St. Anthony’s Feast

The 5,000 Tamil Nadu fishermen who were to attend the annual St.Anthony’s Feast in Kachchativu island on Saturday and Sunday failed to turn up today.

published on : 11th March 2017

Fifty-three Indian fishermen released from Sri Lankan prison on Friday

They were released after the two countries decided to release fishermen in each other's custody to defuse tension following the killing of an Indian fisherman allegedly by the Lankan navy.

published on : 10th March 2017

Expect Sri Lanka to expedite probe into fisherman killing: India

The Lankan Navy has denied the allegation, saying it does not open fire at poaching fishermen and only arrests them.  

published on : 9th March 2017
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