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Delegation visits Pakistan to assess repairs for seized boats

Last Updated: Tuesday, July 22, 2014, 13:57

Indian boats seized by Pakistani authorities and anchored at Karachi port need repairs to be made sea-worthy before being brought back, an official of Gujarat Fishermen Association said Tuesday.

Pakistan to release 57 Indian fishing boats in mid-September

Last Updated: Monday, July 21, 2014, 21:29

Pakistan on Monday said it will release 57 fishing boats seized from 150 Indian fishermen, who were set free in May as a goodwill gesture.

Modi government wants to make `dead` Yamuna navigable

Last Updated: Thursday, June 05, 2014, 20:12

Can you visualise boats sailing on the almost dead Yamuna river in Delhi? The Narendra Modi government is exploring the possibility of making the river - and possibly other rivers as well - navigable to transport people and goods.

US releases boat to China after illegal fishing

Last Updated: Wednesday, June 04, 2014, 13:03

A 191-foot fishing boat suspected of using an illegal high seas drift net to catch a half-ton of salmon in the North Pacific was detained by the US Coast Guard last week and turned over to Chinese authorities.

Trawling ban in Kerala from June 15

Last Updated: Wednesday, May 28, 2014, 13:32

The 47-day ban on trawling by mechanised fishing boats during monsoon in Kerala would come into force from June 15.

Two migrant boats with 133 children rescued off Italy

Last Updated: Wednesday, May 21, 2014, 09:17

Italy`s navy on Tuesday rescued two boats packed with more than 500 migrants including 133 minors in the latest influx that has brought in more than 36,000 people so far in 2014.

Twenty-two migrants drown after boats capsize off Greek island

Last Updated: Monday, May 05, 2014, 14:05

Twenty-two migrants drowned and at least 10 were missing after their vessels capsized off the Greek island of Samos early on Monday in seas where hundreds have died attempting the perilous crossing this year alone, the Greek coast guard said.

Italy rescues 1,100 boat migrants, warns of surge

Last Updated: Friday, February 07, 2014, 02:45

Italy`s navy said on Thursday it had rescued more than 1,100 immigrants on eight dinghies in 24 hours and warned that calmer seas could see the numbers rise further.

Sri Lanka arrests 19 Indian fishermen, seizes 5 boats

Last Updated: Sunday, February 02, 2014, 14:37

Sri Lankan authorities have arrested 19 Indian fishermen and seized five boats when they were allegedly fishing in the country`s waters.

BSF seizes five Pakistani fishing boats in Indian waters

Last Updated: Thursday, November 28, 2013, 22:54

The Border Security Force seized five Pakistani fishing boats venturing into Indian waters here. The occupants, however managed to escape through the marshy water body `Harami Nala`, officials said.

Iran seizes two Saudi boats in Persian Gulf

Last Updated: Thursday, November 28, 2013, 10:12

Earlier this year, the Islamic Revolution Guards Corps`s naval force seized another Saudi vessel after it illegally entered the Iranian waters.

South Korea seizes Chinese fishing boats

Last Updated: Tuesday, October 08, 2013, 09:31

Two Chinese fishing boats, suspected of illegal fishing in South Korean waters, have been detained by the country`s coast guard in Mokpo, the Chinese consulate general in Kwangju confirmed Monday.