Missing Fishermen

Missing fishermen from Vizhinjam return ashore safely

Four fishermen who went missing off the coast of Vizhinjam safely returned ashore on Saturday.

published on : 21st July 2019

31 fishermen missing in Bay of Bengal, 13 rescued from Bangladesh waters

13 other fishermen on another boat which had developed a snag and drifted into the Bangladesh waters because of inclement weather were rescued by the coast guards of India and the neighbouring country

published on : 8th July 2019

Pinarayi Vijayan: Navy roped in to trace missing fisherman

Carlos, a 48-year-old fisherman from Kunnumpuram, Anchuthengu, who went to sea along with five other fishermen, has not been traced even after four days.

published on : 24th June 2019

Working proactively to know about missing fishermen: Defense Minister Nirmala Sitharaman

She was interacting with the media persons in Manipal prior to meeting the families of two missing fishermen from Badanidiyoor region near Malpe.

published on : 26th March 2019

Seafarers missing case: Madurai Bench seeks response from MEA 

Reiterating their previous opinion on the delay in tracing the missing men, the judges criticised the Central government.

published on : 21st February 2019

Karnataka government to take help from ISRO, Google for missing fishermen

While Fisheries Minister Venkatarao Nadagouda will seek help from both organisations, revenue minister RV Deshpande has written to the Union Home Ministry seeking help.

published on : 10th January 2019

Cyclone Ockhi: Search and rescue ops will continue until each and every fisherman is found, says Nirmala Sitaraman

Sitharaman, who visited the grieving families in Vizhinjam and Poonthura early Monday morning, told reporters here that she would apprise the union home and agriculture ministers of the situation.

published on : 4th December 2017

Cyclone Ockhi: Go to sea or not? Son of dead Kerala fisherman faces uncertain future

In a thatched house on Poonthura beach, 21-year-old Bobby, his 42-year-old mother Jacintha and his 17-year-old sister Nimmy are hopeless about the future.

published on : 4th December 2017