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BSF seizes Pakistani fishing boat, two fishermen escape 

The BSF and Indian Coast Guard seize boats and sometimes even apprehend fishermen who enter the Indian waters of the Arabian Sea after crossing the International Maritime Border.

published on : 20th February 2018

Coast Guard apprehends seven Pakistan fishermen off Gujarat coast

The fishing boat, 'Al-Hilal', was detected inside Indian waters around 16 nautical miles off the coast of Jakhau in Kutch region by the Indian Coast Guard Ship 'MeeraBen'.

published on : 13th February 2018

Tamil Nadu fishermen chased away by Sri Lankan Navy in Indian waters

The fishermen from this island town had put out to sea yesterday in 400 boats and were fishing in the Indian waters when the Lankan Navy transgressed the International Maritime Boundary Line.

published on : 13th February 2018

Sri Lanka to release 113 Tamil Nadu fishermen

The Sri Lankan government had released 89 fishermen from Tamil Nadu and Puducherry in the last week of December.

published on : 9th February 2018

Coast Guard rescues seven fishermen near Gujarat

The Coast Guard swung into action after receiving a distress call from a fishing boat, which was on the verge of sinking due to heavy ingress of water.

published on : 7th February 2018

Girijana Ikya Vedika lambasts Jana Sena chief Pawan Kalyan for supporting Andhra fishermen community

Girijana Ikya Vedika national member Vivek Vinayak on Wednesday asked actor-turned-politician Pawan Kalyan to withdraw his statements supporting ST status to the fishermen community.

published on : 7th February 2018

Over 1,500 Tamil Nadu fishermen chased away by Lankan Navy

The fishermen from Katchatheevu islet had ventured into sea in 383 boats yesterday and were fishing near Katchatheevu when Sri Lankan naval personnel came to the spot and drove them away.

published on : 6th February 2018

Tribals set protest camp of fishermen on fire over ST quota row in Andhra Pradesh

The recent decision of the Andhra Pradesh Cabinet of according ST status to the Boya and Valmiki communities did not go down well with the tribal communities. 

published on : 5th February 2018

47 Indian fishermen arrested in Pakistan

The Indian boats have been confiscated for violating Pakistan’s coastal territory.

published on : 4th February 2018

Odisha: 18 fishermen held from Gahirmatha Sanctuary

Forest personnel have taken into custody 18 sea-going fishermen in a mid-sea interception of unlawful fishing activity along the Gahirmatha marine sanctuary in Odisha, a forest official said.

published on : 2nd February 2018

Cyclone Ockhi: Naval ships searched over 4.5 lakh sq miles off Kerala coasts

The Navy's full scale Search and Rescue Operation continued for over four weeks with naval assets searching more than 4.5 lakh square miles off coasts of Kerala in adverse weather conditions.

published on : 28th January 2018

Sri Lankan Navy apprehends 12 Tamil Nadu fishermen

Recently, at least 16 Tamil Nadu fishermen had been arrested by the Sri Lankan Navy for allegedly fishing in their waters near Katchatheevu Island in Palk Strait.

published on : 28th January 2018

Tamil Nadu CM Palaniswami writes to Modi over Sri Lankan bill targeting fishermen

New Bill has provisions for awarding longer jail terms and stiff penalties on trespassers

published on : 26th January 2018

80 per cent fishing boats stay anchored on shore as catch dwindles in Andhra Pradesh

Between November and February every year, the Vizag fishing harbour becomes a beehive of activities owing to the peak season.

published on : 24th January 2018

2000 Tamil Nadu fishermen chased away by Sri Lankan Navy close to Katchatheevu islet, fishing nets snapped

Fishermen from this island town had ventured into the sea last evening on 489 boats and were fishing near Katchatheevu when the Lankan Navy arrived and asked them to leave

published on : 23rd January 2018
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