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Nariyal Purnima—Tithi, Timings and the Significance behind this day!

Nariyal Purnima—Tithi, Timings and the Significance behind this day!

The festival of Nariyal Purnima or Narali Purnima is largely celebrated in the regions of Maharashtra. It is observed on the Shravan Purnima or the full-moon day in the month of Shravan—this year falling on August 18, which also happens to be Raksha Bandhan.

Kuwait arrests 10 Iranians; accuses them of breaching border

Kuwait's Interior Ministry said on Sunday its coast guard detained 10 Iranian "infiltrators" trying to sneak into the country illegally.

Bangladesh Navy retrieves 5 bodies of capsized Indian fishing boat

Bangladesh Navy personnel have retrieved five bodies and rescued two fishermen alive from the Bay of Bengal, where a day earlier an Indian fishing boat capsized with 17 crew on board.

Sri Lankan navy personnel chases TN fishermen off Katchatheevu islet, cut fishing nets

Fishing nets of six boats of Tamil Nadu fishermen were allegedly cut by Sri Lankan naval personnel, who also chased away more than 400 fishermen off Katchatheevu islet.

Sri Lankan Navy apprehends five Indian fishermen

Sri Lankan Navy apprehends five Indian fishermen

The Sri Lankan Navy apprehended five Indian fishermen and detained their fishing boat in the early morning hours on Sunday.

Jayalalithaa writes to PM Modi over latest arrest of fishermen by Sri Lanka

Jaya also requested the Prime Minister to evolve a "permanent" and "pragmatic" solution" to end their woes.

Tamil Nadu fishermen venture into sea as 45-day fishing ban ends

Tamil Nadu fishermen venture into sea as 45-day fishing ban ends

Fishermen with mechanised boats in Tamil Nadu can now venture into the sea without restriction, as the 45-day- ban on fishing in the eastern coastal zone ended on the midnight intervening Sunday and Monday.

Jayalalithaa seeks PM's intervention for release of 34 fishermen held by Lanka

Jayalalithaa seeks PM's intervention for release of 34 fishermen held by Lanka

Jayalalithaa pointed out that India should not treat the International Maritime Boundary Line (IMBL) with Sri Lanka as a settled question.

TN polls: Jaya slams Karunanidhi over fishermen's issue

The Chief Minister was canvassing votes for 14 of her party nominees from the four districts of Viruthunagar, Sivaganga, Ramanathapuram and Thoothukudi.

Indian fishermen released from Pak jails could be security threat: Report

Indian fishermen released from Pak jails could be security threat: Report

State and intelligence agencies have been asked to monitor Indian fishermen who are returning from Pakistan after serving a jail term, as per a media threat.

59 Indian fishermen arrested in Pakistan

The fishermen belong to Gujarat.

Fishermen's arrest: DMK slams Jayalalithaa govt for not pressurising Centre

DMK Tuesday criticised the Jayalalitha government, alleging that it was not exerting pressure on the Centre to find a proper solution to the issue of fishermen's arrest.

Pakistan hands over 86 fishermen to India

 Eighty-six fishermen and one Indian citizen - freed by the Pakistan Government as a goodwill gesture from Landhi Jail Karachi recently - were on Monday handed over to the Border Security Force (BSF) at the Attari-Wagah border on Monday.

Tamil Nadu fishermen to 'lay siege' to Sri Lanka Deputy High Commission on Feb 29

Fishermen from eight coastal districts in Tamil Nadu have decided to 'lay siege' to the Sri Lankan Deputy High Commission at Chennai on February 29, demanding release of 29 fishermen from the state, lodged in prisons in the island nation.

J Jayalaithaa again writes to PM Modi on arrest of fishermen by Lankan Navy

Jaya urged Prime Minister to direct the External Affairs Ministry to take up the matter with Sri Lankan authorities.

Tamil Nadu fishermen to begin indefinite fast from today

Fishermen in Tamil Nadu would go on an indefinite fast from Tuesday, demanding the release of fishermen arrested by Sri Lankan Navy and lodged in prisons of the island nation.

Three Tamil Nadu fishermen arrested by Sri Lankan Navy

Three fishermen from Nagapattinam district were arrested by Sri Lankan Naval personnel off Nedutheevu in the island nation for allegedly crossing the International Martime Boundary Line.

Bangladesh releases incarcerated Indian fishermen

The Bangladeshi authorities on Tuesday released 178 Indian fishermen hailing from West Bengal who had been arrested and jailed about two months ago for allegedly

Sri Lankan Navy arrests 12 Indian fishermen

At least 12 Indian fishermen were arrested by Sri Lankan Navy on Tuesday for poaching in its waters, the Navy`s media unit said.

Four Tamil Nadu fishermen detained by Sri Lankan Navy

Four fishermen from Rameswaram were taken into custody by the Sri Lankan Navy while fishing near Katchatheevu in the third instance of such action this month by the island country.