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Italian marines case: Court to hear case on August 27

Last Updated: Wednesday, August 20, 2014, 19:39

A Delhi court on Wednesday fixed August 27 for hearing the case involving two Italian marines, accused of killing two Indian fishermen off the Kerala coast in 2012.

Fiji police probe video `showing fishermen being shot`

Last Updated: Tuesday, August 19, 2014, 15:53

Fiji police on Tuesday asked Interpol for help investigating whether graphic footage posted online claiming to show fishermen being shot dead at sea off the South Pacific nation was genuine.

French woman harassed in Rameswaram, 3 held

Last Updated: Monday, August 18, 2014, 01:00

A 35-year old French woman, residing in Puducherry for the past 25 years, was harassed by three fishermen allegedly in an inebriated state while taking bath in sea here on Sunday.

Lankan Navy hands over Indian fishermen to Coast Guard

Last Updated: Saturday, August 16, 2014, 13:15

Sri Lankan Navy on Saturday handed over 94 Tamil Nadu fishermen taken into custody by them to the Indian Coast Guard at the International Maritime Boundary Line, police said.

India thanks Rajapaksa over fishermen release

Last Updated: Thursday, August 14, 2014, 22:33

India on Thursday thanked President Mahinda Rajapaksa for releasing all Indian fishermen in Sri Lanka`s custody as a goodwill gesture ahead of India`s Independence Day.

Fishermen demand separate ministry for fisheries welfare

Last Updated: Tuesday, August 12, 2014, 15:19

Fishermen in the district today demanded for setting up a separate Fisheries ministry in the Union Government.

Italy PM calls Modi for `rapid, positive solution` on marines

Last Updated: Monday, August 11, 2014, 23:01

Italian Premier Matteo Renzi on Monday spoke to Indian PM Modi and sought a "rapid and positive solution" in the case of the two Italian marines being held in India.

Fishermen freed, but 57 boats still stranded in Karachi port

Last Updated: Saturday, August 09, 2014, 15:33

Velhibhai Masani, convener of fishermen cell of Gujarat BJP, has demanded that Union Government should arrange for a visit of a delegation of boat owners from the state to Karachi, where as many as 57 fishing boats/trawlers are anchored.

India, Sri Lanka to speedily free fishermen

Last Updated: Friday, August 08, 2014, 22:14

The Indian and Sri Lankan Coast Guards have agreed to work for the speedy release of fishermen arrested for violating the maritime boundary, the government said Friday.

Search on for seven missing Bengal fishermen

Last Updated: Tuesday, August 05, 2014, 15:23

A search is on for seven fishermen, who have gone missing in the Bay of Bengal following the capsize of two trawlers in a storm.

Search on for missing West Bengal fishermen

Last Updated: Tuesday, August 05, 2014, 14:25

An operation to search for and rescue seven West Bengal fishermen who went missing after their boat capsized in the Bay of Bengal continued for the second day Tuesday, an official said.

Govt to ensure early release of boats seized by Lanka: Minister

Last Updated: Monday, August 04, 2014, 19:01

Government is taking necessary steps to ensure release of boats of Tamil Nadu fishermen seized by Sri Lanka, Union Minister Pon Radhakrishnan on Monday said.