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Tamil Nadu hopes to cut ice with Iran over fishermen row

Moves MEA for repatriation of the men who hail from 3 Tamil Nadu districts.

published on : 22nd June 2018

‘Instead of fishing, they were forced to smuggling’

The State government should take steps to rescue the fishermen of Tamil Nadu, who have been  stranded in Iran, as their employer allegedly forced them into smuggling activities instead of fishing.

published on : 22nd June 2018

Edappadi K Palaniswami seeks PM Narendra Modi’s intervention in stranded fishermen case

These fishermen were struggling to make their ends meet as well as unable to send money to their families back home because the Iranian employers did not pay them their share.

published on : 22nd June 2018

Fishermen warned not to venture into sea

The Regional Meteorological Centre on Thursday issued a warning to fishermen not to venture into sea along and off the Tamil Nadu and Puducherry coasts for next 24 hours.

published on : 22nd June 2018

21 Tamil Nadu fishermen stranded in Iran, officials say they will be brought home

The fishermen, who had gone to Iran to take up fishing activity on a share in income arrangement with a firm, are in dire straits.

published on : 20th June 2018

21 fishers’ kin seek safe return of men

As many as 21 fishermen from Kanniyakumari, Thoothukudi and Tirunelveli are stranded without salary, food and accommodation, and with their boats, passports.

published on : 20th June 2018

Eight Nagai fishermen assaulted by Sri Lankan Navy

Eight fishermen from Nagapattinam district were allegedly harassed and chased fmid-sea sea by Sri Lankan Navy on Tuesday.

published on : 20th June 2018

Sri Lankan Navy to release 10 Indian fishermen's boats

As per media reports, the Sri Lankan government had, on June 13 sent a letter to the Ministry of External Affairs (MEA) stating that they are ready to release ten boats.

published on : 17th June 2018

61-day trawling ban concludes in Tamil Nadu

Although the fishermen from Rameswaram have started sailing on Saturday, they are disappointed because of the less diesel supply at state-run petrol pumps.

published on : 16th June 2018

Ship hits fishing boat off Kochi, two fishermen injured

Fishermen have alleged that their boat was hit by a foreign vessel, police said adding the Navy and Coast Guard have been informed about the incident.

published on : 7th June 2018

Operations continue to trace two missing fishermen

Coast Guard Karnataka coordinated safe beaching of 33 fishermen including ten member crew of a Tamil Nadu fishing boat Angel - 2 while the search and rescue operations are underway to find two missing

published on : 31st May 2018

Collector’s promise brings down seawall of protest at Chellanam

The two-day long protest in the Chellanam coastal area was withdrawn on Tuesday evening after the District Collector K Mohammed Y Safirulla promised to rebuild the geotube seawall.

published on : 30th May 2018

Stay away from the sea, IMD warns fishermen

The IMD has warned fishermen again from venturing into the sea till May 30 owing to the presence of a strengthened low pressure area over the Arabian Sea.  

published on : 29th May 2018

Coast Guards of India, Pakistan hold talks, focus on maritime boundary violations by fishermen

A meeting between the two maritime security agencies was scheduled for October last year, but was called off amid tension between India and Pakistan following the Kulbhushan Jadhav episode.

published on : 29th May 2018

Tamil Nadu fishermen warned as low pressure area formed in Arabian Sea

The Regional Meteorological Centre on Monday warned fishermen not to venture into the sea as a low pressure area has formed over the southwest Arabian Sea.

published on : 15th May 2018
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