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100 Indian fishermen detained by Pakistani authorities

100 Indian fishermen detained by Pakistani authorities

Pakistan has arrested at least 100 Indian fishermen for illegally fishing in its waters, officials said on Sunday.

Sri Lankan Navy arrest 12 more Indian fishermen, confiscate two trawler boats

Sri Lankan Navy arrest 12 more Indian fishermen, confiscate two trawler boats

At least 12 Indian fishermen were on Sunday arrested by Sri Lankan Navy for allegedly poaching in the country's territorial waters.

Tamil Nadu seeks Centre's help, asks to bring remains of two fishermen who died in Saudi Arabia

Tamil Nadu seeks Centre's help, asks to bring remains of two fishermen who died in Saudi Arabia

The Tamil Nadu government on Wednesday said two fishermen from the state had died in Saudi Arabia and sought diplomatic assistance from the Centre to bring back their mortal remains.

53 Indian fishermen released from Sri Lankan jail

53 Indian fishermen released from Sri Lankan jail

"53 fishermen have been released from Jaffna jail while 32 others are still in custody in Vuvuniya jail," Sri Lankan Fishery Ministry officials said.

PM announces Rs 1cr scheme for marginal fishermen

Prime Minister Narendra Modi today announced a scheme for giving loans up to Rs 1 crore to small and marginal fishermen for buying modern boats so that they can venture into the deep sea for a better catch.

India should curb Sri Lanka's aggression against our fishermen, Tamil Nadu​ CM Palaniswami to PM Narendra Modi

India should curb Sri Lanka's aggression against our fishermen, Tamil Nadu​ CM Palaniswami to PM Narendra Modi

Tamil Nadu Chief Minister K. Palaniswami on Tuesday urged Prime Minister Narendra Modi to take steps to curb Sri Lanka's "aggressive actions" against innocent Indian fishermen.

Sri Lankan Navy arrests 13 Tamil Nadu fishermen

Thirteen fishermen were today arrested by the Sri Lankan Navy when they were fishing near Katchatheevu.

India releases 39 Pakistani prisoners in goodwill gestures

India releases 39 Pakistani prisoners in goodwill gestures

India on Wednesday released 39 Pakistani prisoners including 18 fishermen, after Pakistan confirmed their nationality.

Nine Pudukottai district fishermen held for using banned fishing nets

Nine fishermen from this district were arrested for allegedly using "banned fishing nets" while fishing off Pudukudi coast here on Thursday, marine police said.

Eight Filipino fishermen killed in suspected pirate attack in southern Philippines

Eight Filipino fishermen were fatally shot by at least five suspected pirates who boarded their boat in the southern Philippines, officials said on Tuesday.

218 fishermen freed from Pakistani prison arrive in India

Pakistan and India frequently arrest each others' fishermen for violating the territorial boundary.

Pakistan releases dozens of Indian fishermen

Pakistan releases dozens of Indian fishermen

A further 100 fishermen remain in prison, waiting for the Indian High Commission to confirm their nationality as they serve sentences of at least six months each.

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.

India, Sri Lanka decide to release fishermen in custody

India, Sri Lanka decide to release fishermen in custody

Both sides agreed to a set of Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) to expedite the release and handing over of fishermen in each other`s custody on completion of legal and procedural formalities.

After fresh fishermen's arrest, Tamil Nadu CM asks PM Modi to secure immediate release of 51 fishers, 114 boats

After fresh fishermen's arrest, Tamil Nadu CM asks PM Modi to secure immediate release of 51 fishers, 114 boats

Tamil Nadu Chief Minister O Paneerselvam on Wednesday sought Prime Minister Narendra Modi's interference over continued apprehension of the state's fishermen by the Sri Lankan navy personnel.

Two Indian fishermen injured in Sri Lankan Navy firing

The attacks on Indian fishermen by the Sri Lankan Naval officers is an ongoing issue.

Sri Lankan Navy personnel arrests Tamil Nadu fishermen

Four Tamil Nadu fishermen were attested today by Sri Lankan Navy personnel when they were fishing near Katchativu on charges of fishing in their territorial waters.

Deep depression over Bay of Bengal, likely to turn into cyclonic storm

Deep depression over Bay of Bengal, likely to turn into cyclonic storm

A depression over east-central Bay of Bengal moved east-north-eastwards, intensified into a deep depression today and lay centered over Bay of Bengal.

12 TN fishermen detained by Lankan Navy, let off with warning

Twelve Tamil fishermen were detained by Sri Lankan Naval personnel for allegedly entering island waters but were released after a warning on Tuesday.

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.