Sri Lankan Navy apprehends 12 Indian fishermen off Tamil Nadu coast for 'crossing maritime border'

The fishermen, five from Karaikal and seven from Mayiladuthurai, were fishing southeast of Kodiyakarai when they were apprehended.

published on : 5th July 2022

Annual fishing ban hasn't helped us to net a good catch, rue Nagai boat owners, fishermen

Though there is high demand for good quality seafood abroad, fishermen are upset over their trips not being productive.

published on : 28th June 2022

20 jailed Indian fishermen released by Pakistan repatriated through Wagah border

The 20 fishermen from Gujarat, languishing at Malir district jail in Karachi's Landhi area for the last five years for allegedly fishing illegally in Pakistan's waters, were released on Sunday.

published on : 20th June 2022

Kumari fisherman detained in Indonesia dies  

The 33-year-old man’s relatives and fisherfolk have demanded the State government to take steps to conduct an autopsy of the deceased man to ascertain the cause of death.

published on : 22nd May 2022

This Nagapattinam fisherman is on mission to save Olive Ridley turtles

The department pays him for four to five months of nesting season, under a separate scheme.

published on : 15th May 2022

TN fisherman detained in Indonesia takes ill, relatives urge better treatment

On learning about it, Maria Jasindas' brother Maria Jenidas urged the Centre and the State governments to shift him to Singapore or Malaysia for better treatment. 

published on : 15th May 2022

Idol of Lord Krishna recovered from Kharasrota river in Odisha 

An idol of Lord Krishna was recovered from Kharasrota river near Shribantapur village under Kuakhia police limits here two days back. 

published on : 11th April 2022

Sri Lankan fisher nabbed by Indian Coast Guard officials

The Indian Coast Guard has apprehended a Sri Lankan fisherman for allegedly fishing in Indian waters, and the Coastal Security Group impounded his motor boat.

published on : 30th March 2022

Bebinca: 16 layers of deliciousness from the beach capital of India

In India, it is almost a ritual to end a meal on a sweet note. We Indians have a nostalgic love affair with sugar, which stems from the diversity seen in different States in terms of desserts.

published on : 26th February 2022

Ernakulam fisherman suicide: Loss of livelihood pushes fisherfolk to the brink

With livelihood lost, many families have defaulted on repayment and the banks have slapped notices for attachment of properties.

published on : 7th February 2022

Fisherman dies by suicide in Kerala, suicide note blames government

Sajeevan was trying to avail a bank loan by pledging his property as his debt mounted in a private chitty company but was unable to procure the loan as his property was listed as paddy land.

published on : 4th February 2022

Managing to stay afloat for 30 hours, braveheart TN fisherman rescued off Kasaragod coast

A fisherman, who fell off his boat 74km off Mangaluru coast, was rescued by Kasaragod’s fishermen after he managed to stay afloat for 30 hours in the sea.

published on : 8th January 2022

Kerala fisherman who fell ill at midsea rescued

The youth, Akhil Antony aka Rahul, a native of Vettuthura near Channankara in Thiruvananthapuram district, was suffering from kidney ailments.

published on : 11th December 2021

'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

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
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