Uttara Kannada district may soon start exporting fish to the United Kingdom and European Union from the next fishing season.
The engine weighs around 1,500 kg. The boat, Sealine, was returning after a five-day fishing expedition when they got the weird catch.
Devadoss appealed to the Central and state governments to take up with the Lankan authorities the repeated attacks on Tamil Nadu fishermen.
The Indian Coast Guard (ICG) has seized two Iranian fishing boats and 15 crew members for illegally entering Indian waters. They have been arrested.
Environmental activists say the port expansion will affect Chennai's water security too.
Due to weather system, a widespread rainfall occurred over Tamil Nadu in which Thiruvaarur received 7 centimetre and Mahabalipuram received six centimetre the most.
Ten ICG ships have been deployed for locating the fishing boats and rendering assistance to stranded fisherman in affected areas.
At first, they assumed it was a natural deodorant chemical known as potassium alum, which is widely used in Myanmar.
According to sources, A Francis Vanaraj from Pollachi, who had gone to France months ago, tried to enter India via Sri Lanka with the help of two Sri Lankan fishers on Saturday.
The deceased and four other fishermen, who had also fainted and are recovering, are suspected to have added some chemical to the fish hold to control the stench.
A cursory look at Shiv Sena’s 2014 manifesto shows that the party has not really acted on most of the promises it made five years back.
As many as seven country boat fishermen who ventured into sea from Mallipattinam were allegedly detained by Sri Lankan Navy on charges of crossing the international borders.
A group of fishermen had filed a petition to stay the order, which warned that boats using engines with more than 240 horsepower would be seized.
At present, disaster warnings are limited to 10-12 km (typical ranges of mobile phones and VHF) off the coast but it was difficult to reach fishermen who they beyond 50 nautical miles.
The fishermen said that detaining eighteen Sri Lankan fishermen by the Indian Coast Guard was not valid because they just sail with the flow of water and follow the wind directions.