fishing

Australian men rescued after spending 4 days on roof of stranded car as crocodiles circled

Australian men rescued after spending 4 days on roof of stranded car as crocodiles circled

On Monday, when the men failed to return from their weekend trip, authorities began a land and air search.

Nov 23, 2017, 09:44 AM IST
UK girl nabs biggest goldfish ever recorded in the country

UK girl nabs biggest goldfish ever recorded in the country

Lois's goldfish broke the previous record of Nick Richards – a schoolboy who caught his at a lake in Poole, Dorset, in 2010.

Sep 22, 2017, 13:58 PM IST

Tamil Nadu fishermen attacked, chased away by Sri Lankan Navy

Nearly 3,000 Tamil Nadu fishermen from this island town were forced to return without their catch after they were allegedly attacked and chased away by the Sri Lankan Navy for fishing off Katchatheevu.

Dec 27, 2016, 11:45 AM IST

Leonardo DiCaprio unveils free technology to spy on global fishing

American movie star Leonardo DiCaprio unveiled today a free technology that allows users to spy on global fishing practices, in a bid to curb illegal activity in the oceans and rebuild imperiled fish stocks.

Sep 16, 2016, 01:17 AM IST
SHOCKING! Man loses five fingers after bomb he was using to catch fish explodes

SHOCKING! Man loses five fingers after bomb he was using to catch fish explodes

In a shocking incident, a man lost five of his fingers when a small country-made bomb he was using to catch fish from a river exploded.

Jun 21, 2016, 11:42 AM IST
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.

May 30, 2016, 09:08 AM IST
Annual 45-day fishing ban in TN from Friday

Annual 45-day fishing ban in TN from Friday

The ban would remain in force from April 15 till May 29.

Apr 14, 2016, 18:17 PM IST

Bodies of fishermen who died in Pakistani jail to be sent to India

Bodies of two fishermen from Gujarat, who died in a Pakistani jail months ago, will be finally sent to India on April 14, a top State Fisheries official said on Tuesday.

Apr 12, 2016, 16:14 PM IST
A man encounters a shark – Watch what happens next!

A man encounters a shark – Watch what happens next!

Whale Sharks are the largest species of fish in existence and have been classified as “endangered” by the IUCN Red List.

Feb 23, 2016, 13:41 PM IST
Motorboats tip scales in favour of fish predators

Motorboats tip scales in favour of fish predators

The research team hopes the study findings would inspire better environmental noise management in coastal areas.

Feb 06, 2016, 17:10 PM IST

Odisha govt bans fishing to protect Olive Ridley turtles

Over half a million Olive Ridley turtles arrive and congregate in the shallow coastal water of the Bay of Bengal in November.

Nov 02, 2015, 16:13 PM IST
Wanna get hooked in Goa? Go angling

Wanna get hooked in Goa? Go angling

A sudden ripple cuts through the still water and a dazzling flash of silver bounces off the hooked but wet and wriggling fish's flank in the sparkling sun.

Oct 24, 2015, 12:32 PM IST
World will bypass 2C global warming limit despite carbon pledges: Experts

World will bypass 2C global warming limit despite carbon pledges: Experts

 Experts have warned that pledges by nations to cut carbon emissions will fall far short of those needed to prevent global temperatures rising by more than the crucial 2C by the end of the century.

Oct 11, 2015, 15:12 PM IST
Tamil Nadu CM Jayalalithaa writes letter to PM Modi, demands release of arrested fishermen

Tamil Nadu CM Jayalalithaa writes letter to PM Modi, demands release of arrested fishermen

Voicing concern over the arrest of Indian fishermen by Lankan Navy in the 'vicinity' of Katchatheevu, the Tamil Nadu government has once again raised the demand that India "retrieve" the islet from Sri Lanka.

Sep 23, 2015, 12:30 PM IST
Watch: How two guys who went fishing ended up saving kittens

Watch: How two guys who went fishing ended up saving kittens

Watch how a fishing trip for Jason Frost and Brandon Key on the Black Warrior river in Alabama turned into a rescue mission.

Sep 01, 2015, 16:55 PM IST

Fishing resumes in sea off Rameswaram coast

Three days after the fishermen were advised against putting out to sea due to high velocity wind and rough sea condition, fishing resumed on Saturday in the sea off Rameswaram coast.

Jun 27, 2015, 13:02 PM IST

Fishing row: HC asks Centre, TN to filed affidavits

The Madras High Court Monday directed the Centre and the Tamil Nadu Governments to file affidavits on a PIL by Fisherman Care Association seeking to implement P Murari Committee recommendations on fishing.

Jun 15, 2015, 15:33 PM IST

Sri Lanka to talk to India on fishing

 Sri Lanka said on Monday that it will continue to engage with India on the fishermen issue to seek satisfactory short-term and long-term solutions.

Jun 01, 2015, 14:31 PM IST

Kerala goes against Centre's fishing ban

Kerala on Monday went against the Centre's 61-day uniform fishing ban, which came into effect at midnight, as it decided to allow fishermen in the state to continue operating till June 15, the conventional date for the beginning of the mandatory annual proscription.

Jun 01, 2015, 14:02 PM IST

Fishing conflict with India will be settled via talks: Sri Lanka

Colombo has said that the conflict over fishing in the Palk Bay and Palk Strait between the Indian and Sri Lankan fishermen will be resolved via dialogue between the fishermen of the two countries since it is a `humanitarian and a livelihood issue`.

May 28, 2015, 15:57 PM IST