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Indian fishermen attacked by Sri Lankan navy; return to shore

Indian fishermen were attacked off Katchatheevu islet on Saturday allegedly by Sri Lankan naval personnel, who opened fire in the air, forcing them to return to shore, fisheries department officials said.

Jayalalithaa hands over Rs 5 lakh relief cheque to fishermen's wife

Tamil Nadu Chief Minister Jayalalithaa on Thursday handed over a relief cheque of Rs five lakh to the wife of an Indian fisherman killed in Saudi Arabia recently.

Indian fishermen killed by sea pirates in Saudi Arabia: Family

A 42-year old Indian fisherman from this district has been shot dead in an attack by pirates in Saudi Arabian sea, according to information received by his family on Saturday.

Indian fishermen indulge in illegal acts in Lankan waters: ICG

In a stand that may not go down well in Tamil Nadu, Coast Guard on Monday told the Madras High Court that Indian fishermen allegedly indulge in various illegal acts such as smuggling and trawling in Sri Lankan waters resulting in action by the island nation's navy.

Sri Lankan Navy provides treatment to fisherman

The Sri Lankan naval men on Tuesday offered treatment to a fisherman after he was stung by a poisonous fish while fishing in the Palk Strait.

Indian fisherman found dead in Pak jail

A 30-year-old Indian fisherman has been found dead under mysterious circumstances in a jail here, prompting Pakistani authorities to order a probe into the death.

After appeal, India wants 'unconditional' release of fishermen

A day after it filed an appeal against the Sri Lankan high court verdict giving death sentence to five Indian fishermen, India on Wednesday said it wants "immediate and unconditional" release of its nationals.

No Indian fisherman in Lankan jails now

For the first time this year no Indian fisherman is in Sri Lankan jail, following the release of 94 fishermen yesterday by the island nation.

Eight fishermen injured in attack by Sri Lankan navy personnel

Sri Lankan Navy, who on Saturday surprised Indian fishermen trawling near Katchatheevu by offering them soft drinks and sweets, attacked eight fishermen in the Indian territory off Dhamushkodi coast early on Sunday, Fiseries Department sources said.

Indian fisherman`s body to be repatriated from Bahrain

The body of an Indian fisherman who was shot dead on-board a vessel by armed pirates off the coast of Bahrain will be repatriated soon after completion of formalities, a media report said.

Is Gujarat fisherman dead or alive? His kin want to visit Pakistan

With his fate shrouded in mystery after he was jailed in Pakistan, a Gujarat fisherman`s family has approached the Centre and top Congress leaders to help them travel to the neighbouring country to find out if he is "dead or alive".

Italy opposes India`s move on marines` prosecution

Italy Monday slammed India`s decision to charge two Italian marines accused of killing two Indian fishermen under a strict anti-piracy law.

Italy slams India`s move to invoke anti-piracy law on marines

Italian Foreign Minister Emma Bonino has said India`s move to try two Italian marines accused of killing two Indian fisherman under an anti-piracy act has left her "dumbfounded and outraged", saying Rome will challenge it in the "strongest terms."

Indian fisherman died of illness: Pakistan official

Pakistan foreign office spokesperson Tasnim Aslam Thursday said an Indian prisoner, found dead in a Pakistani jail Tuesday, had been ill for quite some time.

PM should help bring back body of Indian fisherman from Pakistan: Modi

Bharatiya Janata Party prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi on Saturday said he would like Prime Minister Manmohan Singh to ask the Pakistan Government to release the body of a dead Indian fisherman and hand it back to his family for last rites.

Pakistan claims arrest of fugitive Indian fisherman

The Pakistani police on Tuesday claimed to have rearrested a young Indian fisherman who had escaped from a prison here earlier this year.

Italian Marines case won`t be resolved by Christmas: Envoy

The case of the two Italian Marines facing trial in India for murder will not be resolved by Christmas, Rome`s envoy in the case has said.

Pak abducts Indian fishermen off Guj coast, Modi asks Central govt to intervene

Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi on Monday asked the central government to probe the alleged killing of one fisherman and abduction of 30 others by Pakistan.

Pak kills Indian fisherman; abducts 30 others off Guj coast

A Indian fisherman was killed and 30 others were allegedly kidnapped by Pakistani Maritime Security Agency, which took them away in five boats from international waters off Jakhau coast in Gujarat, a member of fishermen boat association said.

Indian fisherman awaiting release dies in Pak jail

A 60-year-old Indian fisherman who had completed his prison term and was awaiting release has died at a local hospital in Pakistan`s biggest city.