'Amma Oonu', founded by Kerala fisherman is filling hearts and tummies

For 47-year-old Ajith Shankumugham, a social worker hailing from the coastal hamlet in the state capital, feeding the hungry is life’s mission.

published on : 3rd December 2021

8 fishermen missing after strong winds destroy boats off Gujarat coast

Locals claimed that at least 10 boats were completely destroyed and 40 others, which were anchored at the coast, were partially damaged due to the stormy weather.

published on : 2nd December 2021

Contempt matter involving Vijay Mallya to be dealt with finally on January 18: SC

Observing that the apex court has waited 'sufficiently long', a bench headed by Justice U U Lalit said, 'We can't be waiting any longer now'.

published on : 30th November 2021

SC proposes to go ahead with hearing on sentence in contempt proceeding against Vijay Mallya

The apex court had earlier dismissed his plea seeking review of its 2017 verdict which held him guilty of contempt for transferring USD 40 million to his children in violations of the court orders.

published on : 30th November 2021

18 TN fishermen held in Sri Lanka return home

The 18 fishermen, who were detained by the Sri Lankan Navy, returned home on Saturday.

published on : 28th November 2021

Pudukai fisherman case: Madras HC suo motu impleads MEA

He referred to a report submitted by an independent forensic expert who was present during the re-postmortem conducted on Rajkiran’s body last week.

published on : 27th November 2021

India aiming at Rs 1 lakh crore fish export by 2024-25: Union minister Parshottam Rupala

Speaking at the World Fisheries Day celebration, Rupala said states need to be inspired by each other and explore options to grow in marine sector.

published on : 22nd November 2021

Centre sets target of Rs 1 lakh crore export from fisheries sector by 2024-25

Balasore district awarded as the Best Marine District in the country on the occasion of World Fisheries Day 2021

published on : 21st November 2021

Traditional fishers in Tamil Nadu bear brunt of monsoon bans

While Fisheries department officials maintain that they cannot take chances with the weather and hence banned all forms of fishing, it’s often traditional fishers who take the brunt during the monsoon

published on : 19th November 2021

Bank of Baroda to finance Fish Andhra project

The Department of Fisheries has designed ‘Fish Andhra’ through the establishment of aqua hubs in line with Pradhana Mantri Matsya Sampada Yojana.

published on : 19th November 2021

Bad weather adds to fishing ban pain of fishermen

The bad weather has come as a blow to the fishermen who are already reeling under the seven-month-long fishing ban from November 1 within 20 km from the coast in Gahirmatha marine sanctuary.

published on : 17th November 2021

Re-postmortem ordered on fisher's body allegedly killed by Lankan Navy

The Madurai Bench on Tuesday ordered re-postmortem on the body of Rajkiran, a Pudukkottai fisherman who died last month after his boat was allegedly hit by a Sri Lankan vessel.

published on : 17th November 2021

Month on, 23 fishermen released from Sri Lankan captivity

The Sri Lankan Navy apprehended 23 fishermen from Nagapattinam and Mayiladuthurai districts, southeast of Kodiyakarai for allegedly venturing into Sri Lankan waters on October 13. 

published on : 16th November 2021

Re-postmortem of fisherman: TN govt’s response sought

The petitioner R Brunda, wife of the deceased fisherman Rajkiran (28) of Kottaipattinam in Pudukkottai, alleged that her husband did not die due to drowning as claimed by the Sri Lankan authorities.

published on : 16th November 2021

Pakistan hands over 20 Indian fishermen to India at Wagah

Most of the fishermen were imprisoned after crossing over to the Pakistani waters four to five years ago.

published on : 15th November 2021
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