Fish from Uttara Kannada district may land in UK markets

Uttara Kannada district may soon start exporting fish to the United Kingdom and European Union from the next fishing season.

published on : 13th November 2019

Fishermen find 40-year-old fighter aircraft engine off Munambam coast near Kochi

The engine weighs around 1,500 kg. The boat, Sealine, was returning after a five-day fishing expedition when they got the weird catch.

published on : 13th November 2019

Over 3,000 Tamil Nadu fishermen chased away by Sri Lankan Navy

Devadoss appealed to the Central and state governments to take up with the Lankan authorities the repeated attacks on Tamil Nadu fishermen.

published on : 3rd November 2019

Coast Guards arrest 15 Iranian fishermen in Mangaluru

The Indian Coast Guard (ICG) has seized two Iranian fishing boats and 15 crew members for illegally entering Indian waters. They have been arrested.

published on : 2nd November 2019

Fishermen up in arms against Adani port expansion at Pulicat

Environmental activists say the port expansion will affect Chennai's water security too.

published on : 31st October 2019

Fishermen warned not to venture into South West Bay of Bengal till October 31

Due to weather system, a widespread rainfall occurred over Tamil Nadu in which Thiruvaarur received 7 centimetre and Mahabalipuram received six centimetre the most. 

published on : 29th October 2019

Indian Coast Guard rescues 19 fishermen, escort 2100 boats ahead of cyclone 'Kyarr'

Ten ICG ships have been deployed for locating the fishing boats and rendering assistance to stranded fisherman in affected areas.

published on : 27th October 2019

Myanmar fishermen scoop USD 20-million worth meth sacks floating on sea

At first, they assumed it was a natural deodorant chemical known as potassium alum, which is widely used in Myanmar.

published on : 20th October 2019

Three, including two Sri Lankans, arrested for illegal entry in Tamil Nadu

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.

published on : 20th October 2019

Karaikal youth dies after inhaling gas from rotten fish

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.

published on : 15th October 2019

Ahead of Maharashtra polls, fisherfolks blame Shiv Sena for not keeping promises

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.

published on : 12th October 2019

7 fishermen held by SL

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.

published on : 11th October 2019

Fishers get reprieve on use of high-power boats

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.

published on : 11th October 2019

Fishermen in deep sea to get disaster warnings via mobile app

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.

published on : 10th October 2019

TN fishermen body to go on hunger strike from October 11, demanding release of fraternity

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.

published on : 9th October 2019
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