Four TN fishermen apprehended by Lankan Navy

Four fishermen from here were apprehended today near Katchatheevu by Sri Lankan Navy personnel who also allegedly damaged 50 boats.

Tamil Nadu seeks Centre's intervention for release of jailed fishermen

The Tamil Nadu government has written to the Centre, seeking its intervention in securing the release of four fishermen from the state arrested and jailed in Iran.

Six fishermen injured in mid-sea attack by unidentified gang

Six fishermen of a hamlet in the district sustained injuries in a mid-sea attack by unidentified persons off Kodiakarai coast, a fisheries department official said on Wednesday.

Two fishermen's bodies found from capsized trawler site in WB

Two bodies were found on Tuesday by rescuers near an island at Patharpratima in South 24 Parganas district where a fishing trawler capsized.

PMK slams Centre's 'soft approach' towards Sri Lanka

NDA constituent PMK today slammed the Centre's 'soft approach' towards Sri Lanka, saying it had 'emboldened' Colombo to engage in activities, including arresting of Indian fishermen.

Jayalalithaa wants 'firm, clear' warning to Sri Lanka

 Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J. Jayalalithaa Thursday urged the central government to give a "firm, clear, unequivocal" message to Sri Lanka to end the arrests of Indian fishermen in the sea.

Jayalalithaa seeks Centre's intervention for release of TN fishermen

Taking up the latest instance of arrest of six fishermen by the Lankan Navy, Tamil Nadu Chief Minister Jayalalithaa on Tuesday sought the Centre's intervention for their release, and called for retrieval of Katchatheevu.

Steps being taken for solution on fishermen issue

Union Minister of State for Heavy Industries and Public Enterprises, Pon Radhakrishnan, Wednesday said steps were being taken to find a permanent solution to the problems faced by Indian fishermen.

15 Indian fishermen arrested by Lankan Navy

Sri Lankan Navy on Tuesday allegedly sank an Indian fishing boat by colliding against it near Katchathivu, and arrested 15 fishermen from this coastal town in separate incidents, police said.

Fishermen decide to withdraw stir after India, Lanka talks

A meeting of all fishermen's associations today decided to withdraw their 36 day indefinite strike from Monday and put out to sea in the backdrop of the first joint committee meeting between India and Sri Lanka held in Delhi.

4,000 Gaza fishermen go fishing in six-mile area

As many as 4,000 fishermen in the Gaza Strip Thursday were able to go fishing in a expanded zone, previously restricted to just three miles by Israel, a senior Palestinian official said.

Cuban fishermen discover ancient artifacts

Fishermen in Cuba`s Pinar del Rio province have discovered artifacts believed to be from a 17th or 18th century shipwreck.

French woman harassed in Rameswaram, 3 held

A 35-year old French woman, residing in Puducherry for the past 25 years, was harassed by three fishermen allegedly in an inebriated state while taking bath in sea here on Sunday.

Fishermen demand separate ministry for fisheries welfare

Fishermen in the district today demanded for setting up a separate Fisheries ministry in the Union Government.

Search on for missing West Bengal fishermen

An operation to search for and rescue seven West Bengal fishermen who went missing after their boat capsized in the Bay of Bengal continued for the second day Tuesday, an official said.

Fishermen drop plans to leave for Sri Lanka

Fishermen of coastal districts, boycotting fishing since July 24 over frequent arrest of their counterparts by Sri Lankan Navy, today dropped their plan to go to Katchatheevu following intervention of Pon Radhakrishnan.

Trawler capsizes off Vasco coast, two fishermen missing

Two fishermen were feared dead after their trawler capsized off Vasco coast near here, police said Friday.

Jaya writes to PM for immediate release of Tamil fishermen

A few hours after Sri Lankan Navy arrested 50 fishermen from Tamil Nadu, Chief Minister Jayalalithaa today wrote to Prime Minister Narendra Modi, seeking immediate release of total 93 fishermen and 62 boats.

Sri Lankan Navy arrests 50 fishermen

Fifty fishermen from Nagapattinam and Karaikal have been arrested by the Sri Lankan Navy personnel for allegedly fishing near the Lankan coast.

Only fresh meeting between TN-SL fishermen will solve problems

Only a fresh meeting between fishermen of Tamil Nadu and Sri Lanka will solve the problems of the fishing community of the state, TNCC president B S Gnanadesikan said here on Sunday.