Rameswaram

Indian Coast Guard hovercraft vessel crashes into country boat, fisherman injured

Indian Coast Guard hovercraft vessel crashes into country boat, fisherman injured

An Indian Coast Guard hovercraft vessel crashed into a country boat on Sunday injuring a fisherman.

Nov 26, 2017, 13:46 PM IST
FIR against Indian Coast Guard for firing at Indian fishermen

FIR against Indian Coast Guard for firing at Indian fishermen

A fisherman from Rameswaram has accused the Indian Coast Guard (ICG) personnel firing at him and his associates while they were fishing on the high seas on Monday.

Nov 14, 2017, 17:00 PM IST
Sri Lankan court remands 12 Tamil Nadu fishermen

Sri Lankan court remands 12 Tamil Nadu fishermen

12 Indian fishermen, who were apprehended by the Sri Lankan Navy from Delft Island was produced in Oorkavalthurai court on Tuesday.

Sep 12, 2017, 20:02 PM IST

Sri Lankan Navy arrests 12 Tamil Nadu fishermen

The fishermen were arrested while reportedly fishing off Neduntheevu, Fisheries Inspector Bala said.

Aug 10, 2017, 12:16 PM IST
'Sacred' Rameswaram gave India one of its most famous sons: Prime Minister Narendra Modi

'Sacred' Rameswaram gave India one of its most famous sons: Prime Minister Narendra Modi

Paying tribute to the People`s President, Prime Minister Modi said that Dr. Kalam always reflected the simplicity, depth and calmness of Rameswaram.

Jul 27, 2017, 16:31 PM IST

PM Modi inaugurates APJ Abdul Kalam Memorial in Rameswaram

PM Modi said that Dr. Kalam inspired the youth of India. I can see that today's youth wants to scale heights of progress and become job creators. Watch the video to know more!

Jul 27, 2017, 15:51 PM IST
After inaugurating Kalam memorial, PM Modi flags off new express train from Rameswaram to Ayodhya

After inaugurating Kalam memorial, PM Modi flags off new express train from Rameswaram to Ayodhya

Shortly after his arrival in Madurai, PM Narendra Modi on Thursday inaugurated APJ Abdul Kalam Memorial at Rameswaram in Tamil Nadu.

Jul 27, 2017, 10:58 AM IST
Narendra Modi to inaugurate Abdul Kalam memorial in Rameswaram today

Narendra Modi to inaugurate Abdul Kalam memorial in Rameswaram today

Former president APJ Abdul Kalam died of cardiac arrest in Shillong on July 27, 2015.

Jul 27, 2017, 06:46 AM IST

PM Modi to inaugurate Abdul Kalam memorial in Rameswaram

Prime Minister will on Thursday inaugurate former President APJ Abdul Kalam's memorial at Rameswaram.

Jul 26, 2017, 16:52 PM IST
Four Indian fishermen arrested by Sri Lankan Navy for alleged poaching

Four Indian fishermen arrested by Sri Lankan Navy for alleged poaching

As per the Sri Lankan Navy, the Fast Attack Craft of the Northern Naval Command of Colombo arrested the fishermen about 9 Nm Northwest of Kovilan on Sunday.

 

Jul 17, 2017, 09:21 AM IST

Tamil Nadu: 20 injured after protesters pelt stones at buses

Eleven persons have been arrested in connection with the violence and cases booked against 150 others, they said.

 

Jul 12, 2017, 11:07 AM IST

Tamil Nadu: Three members of family commit suicide

The man and his son were found dead late last night,while the woman was rushed to the government Rajaji hospital, where she died without responding to treatment on Sunday, they said.

 

Jul 02, 2017, 16:07 PM IST

Five more fishermen from Tamil Nadu arrested by Sri Lankan Navy

The arrested persons were taken to the Kangesanthurai port.

Jun 25, 2017, 14:54 PM IST
Sri Lankan Navy arrests 21 Indian fishermen from Tamil Nadu, Puducherry for illegal fishing

Sri Lankan Navy arrests 21 Indian fishermen from Tamil Nadu, Puducherry for illegal fishing

The fishermen were taken to Kangesanthurai port in the island nation along with their boats, Rameswaram Fishermen Association president P Sesuraja said.
 

Jun 22, 2017, 22:54 PM IST

600 kg of sea cucumber confiscated in Tamil Nadu, one held

Sea cucumbers, which play an important role in maintaining the marine ecological system, have been classified as endangered species and their harvest banned under the Wildlife Protection Act.

Jun 19, 2017, 13:04 PM IST

Rameswaram fishermen's protest enters third day

Scores of fishermen continued their protest for the third day here today against the killing of one of their colleagues allegedly by the Sri Lankan Navy and demanded that a representative of the Centre visit them.

Mar 09, 2017, 19:06 PM IST
Tamil Nadu fishermen protest over killing of colleague, CM Palaniswami writes to PM Narendra Modi

Tamil Nadu fishermen protest over killing of colleague, CM Palaniswami writes to PM Narendra Modi

Hundreds of fishermen on Tuesday staged a demonstration in Rameswaram island of Tamil Nadu to protest the killing of an Indian fisherman allegedly by the Sri Lankan Navy, as Chief Minister Edappadi K Palaniswami sought the Centre’s intervention on the matter. 

Mar 07, 2017, 17:37 PM IST
Sri Lankan Navy apprehends 10 Indian fishermen, seizes boat

Sri Lankan Navy apprehends 10 Indian fishermen, seizes boat

Ten fishermen from Tamil Nadu were arrested with a boat in front of Delft Island.

Feb 07, 2017, 10:01 AM IST

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.

Jan 05, 2017, 10:18 AM IST
Sri Lanka Navy chases away 3,000 TN fishermen, threatens to shoot them

Sri Lanka Navy chases away 3,000 TN fishermen, threatens to shoot them

Over 3,000 Tamil Nadu fishermen were forced to return without their catch after Sri Lankan Navy personnel allegedly intercepted them and snapped fishing nets of ten mechanised boats off Katchatheevu islet. 

Dec 18, 2016, 13:54 PM IST