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Tamil Nadu receives first batch of satellite phones for deep-sea fishing vessels

Fisheries secretary K Gopal said that the department has placed an order for 181 units of satellite phones from BSNL, of which 21 units have been delivered costing over Rs 21 lakh.

published on : 12th December 2018

Fishermen told not to venture into sea for next three days due to oncoming depression

Meanwhile, the five-day forecast shows that Chennai would start receiving rainfall from Thursday, coupled with thunderstorm activity.

published on : 11th December 2018

Tamil Nadu fisherman asked not to venture into sea for next three days

While light to moderate rain is likely to occur in isolated parts of South Tamil Nadu, dry weather may prevail over Chennai and other parts of Northern Tamil Nadu.

published on : 10th December 2018

Drive to sensitise Odisha fishermen on Ridley turtles

The drive will encourage fishermen to adopt measures for ensuring the safety of the endangered Olive Ridley turtles.

published on : 10th December 2018

Over 3,300 TN fishermen chased away by Sri Lankan Navy personnel

Fishermen Association president S Emerit alleged that the navy men snapped the fishing nets of 20 boats and the fishermen had to return to the shore without a catch.

published on : 6th December 2018

Committee set up by state government to study living standards of Andhra Pradesh fishermen in Gujarat

The committee appointed by the State government to study the living standards of Andhra Pradesh fishermen working in Gujarat will begin its task within a day or two.

published on : 6th December 2018

Panel to visit Gujarat to study woes of AP fishermen

The committee members will interact with the fisherfolk and educate them on the hazards of crossing the international boundaries.

published on : 5th December 2018

Karachi jail life worse than hell: Fisherman captured by Pakistan

Musalayya was among the 25 Indian fishermen who spent one year in  Karachi  prison. With no alternative livelihood, the fishermen resumed fishing after they were released from Pak jail.

published on : 3rd December 2018

Kin of fishermen seek YS Jagan Mohan Reddy's intervention

Family members of fishermen who were captured by the Pakistan Coast Guard in Arabian Sea met Leader of the Opposition YS  Jagan Mohan Reddy on Sunday.

published on : 3rd December 2018

Two Tamil Nadu fishermen go missing as trawler capsizes

Two fishers have been reported missing after a mechanised boat from Karaikal sank mid-sea allegedly due to overloading after it embarked on its first fishing trip since Cyclone Gaja.

published on : 3rd December 2018

Eight fishermen from Andhra among 22 detained by Pakistan off Gujarat coast

The fishermen had migrated to Gujarat along with their families a few years ago from Srikakulam district of the state, officials said. 

published on : 29th November 2018

Where are the promised life jackets, ask Kerala fishermen

The Fisheries Department has provided temporary job to the wife of an Ockhi victim in Ernakulam district.

published on : 29th November 2018

Memories of Cyclone Ockhi devastation refuse to fade

After two surgeries and months of hospitalisation, 44-year-old Michael remains bedridden.

published on : 29th November 2018

State govt NavIC, for satellite phones for fishermen

Under this, 15,000 fishing vessels will be equipped with NavIC devices costing `10,620 apiece at a total cost of `15.93 crore.

published on : 20th November 2018

Deputy Chief Minister G Parameshwara tweets to Sushma Swaraj to rescue fishers in Iran

Families of the fishermen have petitioned the local administration seeking help and rescue.

published on : 19th November 2018
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