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Eight Filipino fishermen killed in suspected pirate attack in southern Philippines

Eight Filipino fishermen were fatally shot by at least five suspected pirates who boarded their boat in the southern Philippines, officials said on Tuesday.

218 fishermen freed from Pakistani prison arrive in India

Pakistan and India frequently arrest each others' fishermen for violating the territorial boundary.

Pakistan releases dozens of Indian fishermen

Pakistan releases dozens of Indian fishermen

A further 100 fishermen remain in prison, waiting for the Indian High Commission to confirm their nationality as they serve sentences of at least six months each.

10 Tamil Nadu fishermen arrested by Sri Lankan Navy

The arrest comes three days after Sri Lanka agreed to set free 51 Indian fishermen already in its custody.

India, Sri Lanka decide to release fishermen in custody

India, Sri Lanka decide to release fishermen in custody

Both sides agreed to a set of Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) to expedite the release and handing over of fishermen in each other`s custody on completion of legal and procedural formalities.

After fresh fishermen's arrest, Tamil Nadu CM asks PM Modi to secure immediate release of 51 fishers, 114 boats

After fresh fishermen's arrest, Tamil Nadu CM asks PM Modi to secure immediate release of 51 fishers, 114 boats

Tamil Nadu Chief Minister O Paneerselvam on Wednesday sought Prime Minister Narendra Modi's interference over continued apprehension of the state's fishermen by the Sri Lankan navy personnel.

Two Indian fishermen injured in Sri Lankan Navy firing

The attacks on Indian fishermen by the Sri Lankan Naval officers is an ongoing issue.

Sri Lankan Navy personnel arrests Tamil Nadu fishermen

Four Tamil Nadu fishermen were attested today by Sri Lankan Navy personnel when they were fishing near Katchativu on charges of fishing in their territorial waters.

Deep depression over Bay of Bengal, likely to turn into cyclonic storm

Deep depression over Bay of Bengal, likely to turn into cyclonic storm

A depression over east-central Bay of Bengal moved east-north-eastwards, intensified into a deep depression today and lay centered over Bay of Bengal.

12 TN fishermen detained by Lankan Navy, let off with warning

Twelve Tamil fishermen were detained by Sri Lankan Naval personnel for allegedly entering island waters but were released after a warning on Tuesday.

Nariyal Purnima—Tithi, Timings and the Significance behind this day!

Nariyal Purnima—Tithi, Timings and the Significance behind this day!

The festival of Nariyal Purnima or Narali Purnima is largely celebrated in the regions of Maharashtra. It is observed on the Shravan Purnima or the full-moon day in the month of Shravan—this year falling on August 18, which also happens to be Raksha Bandhan.

Kuwait arrests 10 Iranians; accuses them of breaching border

Kuwait's Interior Ministry said on Sunday its coast guard detained 10 Iranian "infiltrators" trying to sneak into the country illegally.

Bangladesh Navy retrieves 5 bodies of capsized Indian fishing boat

Bangladesh Navy personnel have retrieved five bodies and rescued two fishermen alive from the Bay of Bengal, where a day earlier an Indian fishing boat capsized with 17 crew on board.

Sri Lankan navy personnel chases TN fishermen off Katchatheevu islet, cut fishing nets

Fishing nets of six boats of Tamil Nadu fishermen were allegedly cut by Sri Lankan naval personnel, who also chased away more than 400 fishermen off Katchatheevu islet.

Sri Lankan Navy apprehends five Indian fishermen

Sri Lankan Navy apprehends five Indian fishermen

The Sri Lankan Navy apprehended five Indian fishermen and detained their fishing boat in the early morning hours on Sunday.

Jayalalithaa writes to PM Modi over latest arrest of fishermen by Sri Lanka

Jaya also requested the Prime Minister to evolve a "permanent" and "pragmatic" solution" to end their woes.

Tamil Nadu fishermen venture into sea as 45-day fishing ban ends

Tamil Nadu fishermen venture into sea as 45-day fishing ban ends

Fishermen with mechanised boats in Tamil Nadu can now venture into the sea without restriction, as the 45-day- ban on fishing in the eastern coastal zone ended on the midnight intervening Sunday and Monday.

Jayalalithaa seeks PM's intervention for release of 34 fishermen held by Lanka

Jayalalithaa seeks PM's intervention for release of 34 fishermen held by Lanka

Jayalalithaa pointed out that India should not treat the International Maritime Boundary Line (IMBL) with Sri Lanka as a settled question.

TN polls: Jaya slams Karunanidhi over fishermen's issue

The Chief Minister was canvassing votes for 14 of her party nominees from the four districts of Viruthunagar, Sivaganga, Ramanathapuram and Thoothukudi.

Indian fishermen released from Pak jails could be security threat: Report

Indian fishermen released from Pak jails could be security threat: Report

State and intelligence agencies have been asked to monitor Indian fishermen who are returning from Pakistan after serving a jail term, as per a media threat.