Sri Lankan navy 'rescues' eight Indian fishermen

Sri Lanka on Monday claimed to have "rescued" 8 Indian fishermen who it said were distressed at sea even as officials in Tamil Nadu said that they had been arrested for alleged poaching.

16 fishermen arrested by Sri Lankan naval personnel

Sixteen fishermen have been arrested by Sri Lankan naval personnel for allegedly fishing in the island nation's territorial waters off Neduntheevu.

Jayalalithaa seeks Centre's intervention for release of TN fishermen

Taking up the latest instance of arrest of six fishermen by the Lankan Navy, Tamil Nadu Chief Minister Jayalalithaa on Tuesday sought the Centre's intervention for their release, and called for retrieval of Katchatheevu.

15 TN fishermen remanded to judicial custody

A Sri Lankan court has remanded to judicial custody 15 fishermen arrested by the Lankan navy in separate incidents, Fishermen Association representatives Wednesday said.

Arrest of Indian fishermen by Lankan navy raised in Lok Sabha

The issue of arrest of Indian fishermen by Sri Lankan Navy was raised by an AIADMK member in the Lok Sabha with a demand that Indian government should address this problem.

Four Tamil Nadu fishermen set free by Lankan court

Four fishermen from here, arrested by Sri Lankan Navy on July 9, were on Thursday ordered to be released by a court in the island nation.

Fishermen call off stir in TN

Local fishermen, who were on indefinite strike since June 8 demanding release of five of their counterparts arrested by Lankan Navy two years ago, on Sunday decided to call it off following an assurance given by Minister of State for Heavy Industries Pon Radhakrishan, a representative of the fishermen`s association today said.

Lankan navy damages boat, take away fish catch

The Sri Lankan Navy allegedly damaged a fishing boat and took away fish catch from 10 vessels of fishermen when they were fishing near Katchateevu islet today.

30 more TN fishermen arrested by Lankan Navy

Sri Lankan Naval personnel have arrested 30 Tamil Nadu fishermen in separate incidents when they were fishing in the Palk strait early this morning, officials said.

25 Indian fishermen arrested in Sri Lanka

Sri Lankan Navy on Tuesday arrested 25 Indian fishermen for allegedly poaching in the country`s waters, officials said.

Sri Lanka frees 52 Indian fishermen

Sri Lankan authorities say they have freed 52 Indian fishermen detained for poaching following India`s release of 20 Sri Lankan fishermen, easing tensions between two countries over contentious issue.

TN: 66 fishermen return home from Sri Lanka

Sixty six Tamil Nadu fishermen set free by a Sri lankan court after being arrested recently by the island navy, arrived here today with the Indian Coast Guard (ICG) repatriating them.

Lankan court extends remand of 31 fishermen till Oct1

A Sri Lankan court Friday extended till October 1 the remand of 31 fishermen, arrested by Lankan Navy on July 30 for allegedly fishing in the island country`s waters, fishermen welfare organisation sources said.

Sri Lankan navy arrests Tamils bound for Australia

Sri Lankan navy on Sunday arrested 80 people off the northern town of Jaffna as they were heading to Australia by boat, navy spokesman Kosala Warnakulasuriya said.

Lankan court orders release of 27 TN fishermen

A Sri lankan court has ordered the release of 27 fishermen who were taken into custody by the Lankan navy recently along with their four boats.

9 TN fishermen detained by Lankan Navy, let off

Nine fishermen from Tamil Nadu were set free by Sri Lankan authorities on Saturday within hours of being detained by the island Navy off Dhanushkodi near here, officials said.

28 TN fishermen detained by Lankan Navy, let-off with warning

Twenty-eight Tamil Nadu fishermen were detained by Sri Lankan Naval personnel on the charge of entering the island waters in the Palk Strait but released after a stern warning on Saturday, officials here said.

Lankan navy personnel attack TN fishermen in Mid-Sea

In yet another mid-sea attack, Sri Lankan Naval personnel allegedly attacked six fishermen from Tamil Nadu`s Nagapattinam district.

Another attack on TN fishermen; 9 missing

Nine fishermen from Rameswaram were
missing and more than 200 boats damaged in an alleged attack
by Sri Lankan Naval personnel.

Lankan Navy rescues four Indian fishermen

The Sri Lankan Navy rescued four
Indian fishermen, caught in rough waters off the country`s
northern coast, as cyclone Thane hit Tamil Nadu.