Two fishing boats sink mid-sea off Rameswaram; nine fishermen rescued

The fishermen of the two boats were struggling for over an hour before they were rescued by their colleagues.

Jun 07, 2016, 13:39 PM IST
Rameswaram offers more than temple tourism

Rameswaram offers more than temple tourism

Rameswaram is perhaps the only place in the country where the rail route to the temple town offers a lifelong memorable experience.

Oct 05, 2015, 11:05 AM IST

Four-wheel bike drive launched in Dhanushkodi

Tourists visiting Dhanushkodi, the southern-most tip of this holy island, can now enjoy a four-wheel bike drive on the beach sands.

Jul 04, 2014, 00:41 AM IST

Lankan Tamil refugees arrive by illegal boat service, one held

A Sri Lankan Tamil refugee, who arrived in Rameswaram by an illegal boat service, has been taken into custody for questioning, police said.

Dec 15, 2013, 23:03 PM IST

Chopper makes emergency landing following technical problem

A chopper of the Indian Navy with three personnel on board made an emergency landing in the old jetty area of Dhanushkodi this morning following a technical problem, sources said.

Oct 16, 2013, 12:53 PM IST

Three fishermen detained, `assaulted` by forest officials in Rameswaram

Three local fishermen Friday
alleged that they were detained by Forest Department officials
while fishing and beaten up while in custody, a claim denied
by forest officials.

Jan 21, 2011, 16:32 PM IST

Submerged temple tower visible in Dhanushkodi

Over four decades after
tidal waves ruined Dhanushkodi, in the southern tip of this
island, some parts of the submerged town are now visible
indicating that the sea is receding, local fishermen said.

May 17, 2010, 21:37 PM IST