Lankan navy hands over Indian fishermen to Coast Guard

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

40 fishermen released by Sri Lanka court return home

Forty fishermen from this coastal town, who were part of 76 arrested by the Sri Lankan Navy in different batches and ordered to be released by a court in the island nation, arrived here on Saturday.

36 fishermen released by Lankan court reach India

Thirty six fishermen from Rameswaram, part of the 76 arrested by the Sri Lankan Navy in different batches and ordered to be released by a Lankan court recently, arrived here on Thursday.

Two Pakistani Naval ships arrive in Sri Lanka

Two Pakistani naval ships have arrived in Sri Lanka to enhance defence cooperation between navies of two nations.

Four TN fishermen apprehended by Lankan Navy

Four fishermen from here were apprehended today near Katchatheevu by Sri Lankan Navy personnel who also allegedly damaged 50 boats.

Sri Lankan Navy damage 100 fishing nets

Sri Lankan Navy personnel allegedly attacked Indian fishing boats and damaged more than 100 nets near the International Maritime Boundary Line in the early hours on Sunday, fishermen association representatives said here.

At least 53 fishermen arrested by Sri Lankan Navy

Fifty-three fishermen, including 30 from this coastal town, were arrested by the Sri Lankan naval personnel off Talaimannar and Jaffna early Thursday, Fisheries Association officials said.

Six Indian fishermen arrested by Sri Lankan Navy

In the second such incident within a week, Sri Lankan Navy on Tyuesday arrested six fishermen on charges of entering into the island nation's territory while fishing near Katchtathivu.

39 Indian fishermen arrested by Sri Lankan Navy

A total of 39 fishermen from Jagathapattinam and Rameswaram were arrested by Sri Lankan navy personnel on Wednesday while fishing near the Palk Straits, fisheries department officials said.

Sri Lankan Navy arrests 20 TN fishermen

Sri Lankan Navy on Sunday arrested 20 fishermen from here on charges of crossing IMBL when they were fishing near Katchatheevu, a senior Fisheries Department official said.

Four Sri Lankan Tamils arrested

Four Sri Lankan Tamils, including two women, were arrested Wednesday after they arrived here without proper documents in an illegal ferry, a senior police official said.

SL Navy arrests 17 TN fishermen

The Sri Lankan Navy on Sunday arrested 17 fishermen along with their three boats when they were fishing near Katchatheevu, police said here.

Sri Lankan courts remand arrested Indian fishermen to custody

At least 46 Indian fishermen arrested by the Sri Lankan Navy this week for allegedly poaching into the country`s water have been sent to judicial custody by courts in the country`s north.

Jayalalithaa writes to PM Modi over arrest of fishermen by Lanka, seeks permanent solution

In the backdrop of the recent arrests of Indian fishermen by the Sri Lankan Navy, Tamil Nadu Chief Minister Jayalalithaa on Sunday evening wrote to Prime Minister Narendra Modi seeking for a permanent solution in this matter.

33 TN fishermen arrested by Sri Lankan Navy

Thirty three Tamil Nadu fishermen were arrested by Sri Lankan Navy in separate incidents while fishing near Katchatheevu, an islet in the Palk Strait, police and fisheries officials on Sunday said.

Eight fishermen injured in attack by Sri Lankan navy personnel

Sri Lankan Navy, who on Saturday surprised Indian fishermen trawling near Katchatheevu by offering them soft drinks and sweets, attacked eight fishermen in the Indian territory off Dhamushkodi coast early on Sunday, Fiseries Department sources said.

Sri Lanka arrests Australia bound-illegal migrants

Sri Lankan Navy today arrested at least 54 illegal Tamil migrants, including 11 women and 30 children, when they were about to board a boat for Australia.

Eight fishermen injured in attack by SL navy personnel

Sri Lankan Navy, who on Saturday surprised Indian fishermen trawling near Katchatheevu by offering them soft drinks and sweets, attacked eight fishermen in the Indian territory off Dhamushkodi coast early Tuesday, Fiseries Department sources said.

Talks can take place only after release of TN fishermen: Jayalalithaa

Jayalalithaa sought immediate intervention of Manmohan Singh for the release of 74 Tamil Nadu fishermen arrested by Sri Lankan Navy.

SL court extends remand of Indian fishermen to March 25

A court in Sri Lanka on Tuesday extended till March 25 the judicial remand of 38 fishermen, who were arrested for allegedly crossing the International Maritime Boundary Line and fishing in the island nation`s territorial waters.