SHOCKING! Man loses five fingers after bomb he was using to catch fish explodes

SHOCKING! Man loses five fingers after bomb he was using to catch fish explodes

In a shocking incident, a man lost five of his fingers when a small country-made bomb he was using to catch fish from a river exploded.

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.

Annual 45-day fishing ban in TN from Friday

Annual 45-day fishing ban in TN from Friday

The ban would remain in force from April 15 till May 29.

Bodies of fishermen who died in Pakistani jail to be sent to India

Bodies of two fishermen from Gujarat, who died in a Pakistani jail months ago, will be finally sent to India on April 14, a top State Fisheries official said on Tuesday.

A man encounters a shark – Watch what happens next!

A man encounters a shark – Watch what happens next!

Whale Sharks are the largest species of fish in existence and have been classified as “endangered” by the IUCN Red List.

Motorboats tip scales in favour of fish predators

Motorboats tip scales in favour of fish predators

The research team hopes the study findings would inspire better environmental noise management in coastal areas.

Odisha govt bans fishing to protect Olive Ridley turtles

Over half a million Olive Ridley turtles arrive and congregate in the shallow coastal water of the Bay of Bengal in November.

Wanna get hooked in Goa? Go angling

Wanna get hooked in Goa? Go angling

A sudden ripple cuts through the still water and a dazzling flash of silver bounces off the hooked but wet and wriggling fish's flank in the sparkling sun.

World will bypass 2C global warming limit despite carbon pledges: Experts

World will bypass 2C global warming limit despite carbon pledges: Experts

 Experts have warned that pledges by nations to cut carbon emissions will fall far short of those needed to prevent global temperatures rising by more than the crucial 2C by the end of the century.

Tamil Nadu CM Jayalalithaa writes letter to PM Modi, demands release of arrested fishermen

Tamil Nadu CM Jayalalithaa writes letter to PM Modi, demands release of arrested fishermen

Voicing concern over the arrest of Indian fishermen by Lankan Navy in the 'vicinity' of Katchatheevu, the Tamil Nadu government has once again raised the demand that India "retrieve" the islet from Sri Lanka.

Watch: How two guys who went fishing ended up saving kittens

Watch: How two guys who went fishing ended up saving kittens

Watch how a fishing trip for Jason Frost and Brandon Key on the Black Warrior river in Alabama turned into a rescue mission.

Fishing resumes in sea off Rameswaram coast

Three days after the fishermen were advised against putting out to sea due to high velocity wind and rough sea condition, fishing resumed on Saturday in the sea off Rameswaram coast.

Fishing row: HC asks Centre, TN to filed affidavits

The Madras High Court Monday directed the Centre and the Tamil Nadu Governments to file affidavits on a PIL by Fisherman Care Association seeking to implement P Murari Committee recommendations on fishing.

Sri Lanka to talk to India on fishing

 Sri Lanka said on Monday that it will continue to engage with India on the fishermen issue to seek satisfactory short-term and long-term solutions.

Kerala goes against Centre's fishing ban

Kerala on Monday went against the Centre's 61-day uniform fishing ban, which came into effect at midnight, as it decided to allow fishermen in the state to continue operating till June 15, the conventional date for the beginning of the mandatory annual proscription.

Fishing conflict with India will be settled via talks: Sri Lanka

Colombo has said that the conflict over fishing in the Palk Bay and Palk Strait between the Indian and Sri Lankan fishermen will be resolved via dialogue between the fishermen of the two countries since it is a `humanitarian and a livelihood issue`.

'All coastal states except Kerala agreed on 61-day fishing ban'

Rejecting Rahul Gandhi's charges, the Centre on Wednesday said the decision to extend the ban on fishing in high seas to 61 days from 47 days during monsoon was agreed upon by all coastal states except Kerala.

Greenpeace says Chinese vessels illegally fishing off Africa, Beijing disagrees

Chinese fishing boats have been illegally fishing off West Africa, Greenpeace said on Wednesday, adding that Chinese companies expanded operations in Africa from 13 vessels in 1985 to 462 vessels in 2013, but the government said they are within the law. 

Goa Police to escort fish consignments from Maharashtra

Fish consignments from Maharashtra's Sindhudurg district will be ferried to Goa under police escort, Chief Minister Laxmikant Parsekar said on Wednesday.

Karunanidhi welcomes Lanka's efforts to solve fishing dispute

Welcoming Sri Lanka's efforts to solve the fishing dispute in Palk Strait, DMK on Wednesday urged the Centre to take steps for bilateral talks involving fishermen of the island nation and India and bring about a lasting solution to the vexed issue.