Indian fishermen attacked by Sri Lankan fishermen, Rs 6 cr worth nets damaged

About 30 to 40 fishermen were attacked allegedly by their Sri Lankan counterparts off Kodiakarai coast, who damaged their nets worth Rs 6 crore and threw the catch into the sea, a fisheries department official said.

Sri Lankan court extends remand of 14 fishermen till July 17

A court in Sri Lanka today extended till July 17 the remand of 14 fishermen arrested on June 2 by the island nation's naval personnel on charges of illegal fishing.

TN: Centre working for release of Indian fishermen in Lanka

 The Centre on Tuesday told the Madras High Court that it was working steadfastly in close cooperation with all relevant stakeholders for expeditious release and repatriation of Indian fishermen from Sri Lanka.

113 Indian fishermen set free by Pakistan arrive in Gujarat

113 Indian fishermen, who were released from Pakistan jails on June 19, have arrived here.

Pakistan releases 113 Indian fishermen on Ramzan

Pakistan on Thursday released 113 Indian fishermen lodged in a jail here in a goodwill gesture, days after Prime Minister Narendra Modi called up his Pakistani counterpart Nawaz Sharif to greet him on the holy month of Ramzan amid a war of words between the two countries.

NFF seeks Centre's intervention for fishermen's release

National Fish Workers Forum on Wednesday sought the Centre's intervention to secure the release of 15 Indian fishermen arrested by the Sri Lankan Navy besides their seized vessels.

CM Jayalalithaa urges Modi to secure the release of 14 fishermen

Tamil Nadu Chief Minister Jayalalithaa on Tuesday appealed to Prime Minister Narendra Modi to secure the release of 14 fishermen who were arrested by the Sri Lankan Navy and their three seized boats.

Sri Lankan Navy arrests 15 Indian fishermen, seizes three boats

Sri Lankan Navy has captured 15 Indian fishermen and seized three boats for allegedly poaching on Sri Lankan waters, as per news reports on Tuesday.

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.

Lankan President orders release of 37 Indian fishermen

Sri Lankan President Maithripala Sirisena on Tuesday ordered the release of 37 Indian fishermen lodged in various prisons of the island nation after a meeting with a delegation of five Indian fishermen.

Fishermen leave for Lanka to tow back released boats

A group of 85 fishermen on Tuesday left this coast, escorted by Indian Coast Guard Personnel, to tow back 14 Indian fishing boats released by a Sri Lankan court about a month back, fisheries department officials said.

47 Indian fishermen captured by Pakistan; 8 boats seized

The Pakistan Maritime Security Agency (MSA) has apprehended 47 fishermen and seized eight of their boats near the International Maritime Boundary, an office-bearer of National Fishworkers Forum (NFF) said on Friday.

25 Indian fishermen detained by Bangladesh navy

 At least 25 Indian fishermen were today detained by Bangladesh navy for allegedly poaching into the country's waters.

Sri Lankan Navy arrests 33 Indian fishermen

As many as 33 Indian fishermen were arrested by Sri Lankan Navy for allegedly poaching in the country's waters near Neduntheevu, officials said on saturday.

Indians not allowed to fish in Lankan waters: Maithripala Sirisena

Dismissing opposition's claim that his government has given fishing rights to Indians, Sri Lankan President Maithripala Sirisena has said he has issued clear instructions to the navy to seize boats that violate the country's territorial waters.

Indians not allowed to fish in Lankan waters: Sirisena

Dismissing opposition's claim that his government has given fishing rights to Indians, Sri Lankan President Maithripala Sirisena has said he has issued clear instructions to the navy to seize boats that violate the country's territorial waters.

18 Indian fishermen arrested in Pakistan

Pakistani authorities have arrested 18 Indian fishermen and seized their three boats for allegedly violating the country's territorial waters.

Indian fishers give 7-point plea to Lankan counterparts

At the third round of bilateral talks between Indian and Sri Lankan fishermen held here on Tuesday, the Indian fishermen gave a seven point plea including nod to fish in the island nation territory for 83 days in a year which their Lankan counterparts said they would consider.

Bilateral talks between India-Sri Lanka fishermen on Tuesday

The third round of bilateral talks between fishermen of India and Sri Lanka over the issue of fishing in Palk Strait will be held here tomorrow in the backdrop of that country's Premier claiming the right to shoot down intruding Indian fishermen.

57 Indian fishing boats released from Pak arrives at IMBL

 The Indian Coast Guard (ICG) and Gujarat Fisheries department officials on Sunday received the 57 Indian fishing boats at the International Maritime Boundary Line (IMBL) that were released by Pakistan form its custody.