Jammu and Kashmir
Wednesday, May 22, 2013
Environmentalists protest shark fishing in Nicaragua
An environmental group is calling for a greater government presence in Nicaragua`s Caribbean waters ...
Annual 45 day fishing ban to be in force from Apri
The annual 45-day ban on fishing in Nagapattinam and Karaikal coastal areas will commence from April...
Chinese fishing boat runs aground in Philippines
A Chinese fishing boat has run aground on a World Heritage-listed coral reef in the Philippines, rou...
Ban on netting savala fish in Kerala
Alarmed by the steep depletion in population of young savala (ribbon) fish off this coast, the fishe...
Naval ship rescues fishing boat in Arabian sea
The Navy rescued nine members on board a fishing trawler which developed ingress of water in high se...
Russian fishing ship capsizes, 20 sailors missing
A Russian fishing vessel has capsized in the Sea of Japan, and emergency officials say 20 Russian an...
India, Sri Lanka to ink pact on fishing boundary: Narayanasamy
India and Sri Lanka are close to an agreement on drawing a fishing boundary in Palk Strait to end at...
Hit and run case: Izumo owners to pay Rs 19.5 lakh compensation
An understanding on compensation has been reached between representatives of `MV Izumo`, which alleg...
Hit-and-run case: Panamanian-flagged vessel intercepted
A Panamanian-flagged cargo vessel is suspected to have rammed a fishing boat off Beypore in Kozhikod...
Illegal marine fishing continues off Gahirmatha
Unlawful marine fishing activities have been continuing in prohibited area off Gahirmatha in Kendrap...
Two Pak fishing trawlers seized by BSF
Two Pakistani fishing trawlers entering Indian waters through `disputed` Sir Creek have been seized ...
Tamil Nadu: Boat washed ashore identified
The Fisheries department identified the mechanised fishing boat, which was washed ashore near Kothan...
China cautions India against oil exploration in South China Sea
China on Wednesday cautioned India against any "unilateral" attempt to pursue oil exploration in the...
Sri Lanka seeks Interpol’s help over fishing trawler attack
Sri Lanka sought Interpol`s help to arrest 14 people involved in carrying out an attack on a fishing...
Guj Cong to hold state-wide protests over fishing
Demanding CM resignation over the allotment of contracts in the fisheries department, state Congress...
S Korean Navy ‘fires’ at N Korea fishing boats
The Navy has reportedly raised the alert level along the sea border in response.
`Role of fishing community important in coastal security`
Defence Minister A K Antony today asked the Coast Guard to develop the fishing community living alon...
Japan to buy disputed islands claimed by China
Japan`s government on Monday said it has decided to purchase several disputed islands from their pri...
Centre asks Maharashtra to stop purse seine fishing
The Centre has asked the state government to act against illegal and harmful fishing practices inclu...
Over 430 vessels apprehended for illegal fishing
Over 430 vessels have been apprehended by the Coast Guard for illegal fishing in Indian waters in th...
Bengal to up vigil to stop fishing of small Hilsa
With the marine delicacy Hilsa being sold at Rs.1,000-Rs.1,500 per kg due to short supply, WB govt d...
Somali pirates free Taiwan fishing vessel, 26 crew
A Taiwanese fishing vessel and its 26-member crew were freed after being held by Somali pirates for ...
Chinese fishing ships detained by Russia
Two Chinese fishing ships have been detained off Russia`s far-eastern region, Chinese officials in R...
No prosecution of Solanki in fishing contracts scam: Guj govt
Gujarat government has decided against granting sanction to prosecute Cabinet Minister Purshottam So...
‘Action will taken against crew of ICG ship’
Severe action would be taken against crew of the Indian Coast Guard ship that collided with a fishin...
Nations must take stand on China: Philippines
The Philippine Foreign Secretary said that China`s efforts to claim entire South China Sea as its te...
Fishermen blast premier dive sites off Indonesia
Coral gardens that were among Asia`s most spectacular have been transformed into desolate gray moons...
China rejects Manila`s move to take sea dispute to ITLOS
The Philippines planned to take a dispute with China over an uninhabited South China Sea shoal to an...
Fishing boat sinks in New Zealand, 8 feared dead
Eight people are feared dead after a fishing boat sank on Thursday off New Zealand`s coast.
TN fishing boat sunk allegedly by SL fishermen
Sri Lankan fishermen hurled allegedly petrol bombs at some fishing boats in the presence of Lanka...
Kerala: `MV Prabhu Daya` had hit `Don-1` boat
Singapore-flagged vessel `MV Prabhu Daya` had hit Indian fishing boat `Don-1` boat on March 1.
Italian fishing boat rescues 103 migrants at sea
Coast guard spokesman Filippo Marini said the nationalities of the migrants or the country from whi...
Kalam suggests India, Lanka to fish in turns
Fishermen from India and Sri Lanka could fish in the Palk Strait in turns to resolve the sensitive...
TN fishing boat damaged in attack
A fishing boat was damaged after Sri Lankan fishermen allegedly hurled a petrol bomb at it near Ka...
2 Lankan fishing boats held by coast guard
The Indian Coast Guard has apprehended two Sri Lankan fishing boats with nine crew members on board ...
Congo bans 69 Chinese fishing boats
The Republic of Congo has banned 69 Chinese fishing boats from its waters for illicit activities.
DMK opposes Coast Guard proposal
The DMK on Saturday opposed the Coast Guard`s proposal to declare a portion in the Indo-Sri Lanka ...
Freighter, fishing boat clash in S Korea; 8 missing
South Korean authorities say eight fishermen are missing after a freighter and a fishing boat collid...
Fishing ban in Gahirmatha, fishermen resent
Orissa government on Tuesday clamped a seven-month ban on fishing along the 20-km stretch of Dhamra...
Strict measures needed to curb `ghost fishing`
Marine life is threatened not only by intensive fishing but also by accidental entanglement of sea a...
2132 caught for illegal fishing in Indian seas
A total of 375 foreign fishing boats and 2,132 men were apprehended by coast guards for illegal fish...
Malaysia Borneo state wants ban on shark fishing
A Malaysian state on Borneo island, known for its world-class dive sites, is seeking to ban shark fi...
Japan seizes 2 Chinese ships for `illegal fishing`
The trawlers were seized off Ishikawa prefecture within Japan`s exclusive economic zone.
Bahamas announces ban on shark fishing
The Bahamas has announced a ban on shark fishing, becoming the latest country to protect the ancient...
Goa bans mechanised fishing for 45 days
The Goa Government will impose strict restrictions on fishing in mechanised trawlers in its territo...
India, Sri Lanka for better ties over fishing
India and Sri Lanka have called for better relations among their fishing communities, and agreed tha...
TN fishing community angry at State, Central govts: Vaiko
Charging the Centre with `failing` to protect Indian fishermen against attacks allegedly by the Sr...
Over 20 fishermen missing in Russia: Report
The Ametist vessel stopped transmitting daily position reports on Friday.
SL Prez seeks humanitarian solution to fishing row
Sri Lankan President Mahinda Rajapaksa today advocated a "humanitarian approach" to avoid clashes b...
China fishing boat sinks, 7 missing
Seven crew members are feared drowned after the fishing boat sank in a river.
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