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132 fishermen honoured for rescue operations during Kerala floods

The Inner Wheel club of Trivandrum Blossom, one of the largest women’s service voluntary organisation, felicitated 132 fishermen from Marianad who played a major role in rescue operations.

published on : 17th September 2018

‘Fishermen’s rescue efforts during flood unparalleled’

Shailaja also said her department was considering launching special projects for coastal areas.

published on : 16th September 2018

We have repaired all boats: Fisheries Minister J Mercykutty Amma

The fishermen can repair their boats at a yard of their choice.

published on : 15th September 2018

Fishers at sea: No aid to mend boats that saved 80000 lives in Kerala floods

A month on, many fisher families stand reduced to penury. Reason: The damaged boats remain unrepaired despite tall promises.

published on : 15th September 2018

250 Tamil Nadu fishermen chased away by Sri Lankan Navy

The Lankan Navy personnel also snapped fishing nets of 10 boats.

published on : 14th September 2018

Fishermen can send distress messages from high seas using NavICs

The project was envisaged after several fishermen lost their lives during the cyclone off Kerala coast last year.

published on : 8th September 2018

Kerala Sea Rescue Squad to include fishermen

The fishermen will also be trained in coordinating communication with different agencies.

published on : 2nd September 2018

Able-bodied fishers can be squad members

“In the case of SRS, any able-bodied fisherman who belongs to the age group of 20 to 40 years can become part of the initiative. 

published on : 2nd September 2018

Fishers concerned about low demand for fresh water fish

Even as the flood due to the opening of the dams has brought in plenty of fish to rivers, fishermen are yet to reap financial benefits as there are no takers for fish in the market.

published on : 31st August 2018

State gives standing ovation to its brave fishermen

The selfless services rendered by fishermen during floods in the state are unparalleled, Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan has said on Wednesday. 

published on : 30th August 2018

Kerala gives standing ovation to its brave fishermen

As per government statistics, around 65,000 were rescued by the fishermen community alone. 4,537 fishermen were part of the rescue operations.

published on : 30th August 2018

Halt in search operation; families of missing fishermen worried

The floods in the state affected many people, displaced lakhs and killed hundreds.

published on : 30th August 2018

Unhappy with help given to fishers during Ockhi: Rahul Gandhi

Saluting Kerala’s fishermen for the commitment in saving thousands of lives as floods raged across the state, Congress president Rahul Gandhi said it was high time the authorities paid them their due.

published on : 29th August 2018

State to honour its fisher heroes

On the lines of honouring army personnel, Kerala government will issue citations to fishermen who have participated in flood relief activities. 

published on : 28th August 2018

Vinayan honours rescue hero Jaisal

Jaisal K P, the 32-year-old fisherman who turned himself into a 'human platform' while carrying out rescue work during the floods, was honoured by director Vinayan here on Monday.

published on : 28th August 2018
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