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34 Indian fishermen arrested for straying into Pakistan waters

The fishermen have been handed over to the local dock police, the spokesman said. 

May 08, 2019, 07:13 AM IST

Pakistan to release 360 Indian prisoners this month as 'goodwill gesture'

The spokesperson said currently there are 347 Pakistani prisoners in India and 537 Indian prisoners in Pakistan.

Apr 05, 2019, 21:03 PM IST

Indian Naval Ship Sharda rescues 5 fishermen from sinking fishing vessel

A patrolling ship spotted the fishermen in the water and immediately altered its course to rescue them.

Mar 05, 2019, 06:54 AM IST

Over 400 fishermen from Gujarat are in Pakistan jails, says government

He also informed that the neighbouring country released 687 fishermen in the last two years -- 510 in 2017 and 177 in 2018.

Feb 21, 2019, 20:25 PM IST

5W1H: Giant fishes weighing 2500 kgs caught by fishermen in Maharashtra's Ratnagiri

A group of giant fishes weighing around 250 tonnes caught by fishermen in Ratnagiri.A crane was called to pick up the fishes. Watch full video to know more.

Jan 09, 2019, 17:48 PM IST

Gujarat High Court notice to state government on fishermen's plea against suspension of contract

The fishermen claimed that their contract for fishing in a lake in Gujarat's Sabarkantha district was suspended earlier this year after some upper caste locals complained that the activity hurt their religious sentiments.

Aug 30, 2018, 12:06 PM IST

Heavy rains predicted in Madhya Pradesh, Uttar Pradesh, Maharashtra; fishermen asked not to venture in sea

Rough to very rough sea conditions are likely to prevail over west central Arabian sea and along and off Odisha and West Bengal coasts. 

Aug 27, 2018, 21:04 PM IST

Andhra Pradesh boat capsize: Indian Navy conducts search to trace 6 missing people

Six people, five girls and a woman, went missing after a country boat they were travelling in capsized in river Gautami in East Godavari district.

Jul 15, 2018, 16:35 PM IST

India, Pakistan to revive joint judicial panel on prisoners, fishermen: MEA

India-Pakistan joint judicial panel was first formed in 2007 and consists of retired judges of the higher judiciary.

May 17, 2018, 21:22 PM IST

13 Tamil Nadu fishermen arrested by Sri Lankan navy, boats damaged

The Lankan navy personnel also damaged a few boats and fishing equipment belonging to others using iron rods, before chasing the Indian fishermen away.

Jan 04, 2018, 10:42 AM IST

141 Kerala fishermen missing, 79 declared dead in Cyclone Ockhi

Another 75 fishermen from other states who went fishing from the Kerala coast are also untraced. 

Jan 03, 2018, 14:37 PM IST

Sri Lanka releases 69 Indian fishermen

A total of 89 fishermen from Tamil Nadu and Puducherry have been released by Sri Lankan authorities so far this year.

Dec 28, 2017, 15:09 PM IST

Cyclone Ockhi: Death toll climbs to 40; over 300 fishermen still missing

Meanwhile, as many as 67 fishermen, trapped in the high seas, returned to Kochi.

 

Dec 10, 2017, 20:57 PM IST

Cyclone Ockhi: 66 boats yet to be traced, 713 fishers still to be rescued

Sixty six boats from this district were yet to be traced, while 713 fishermen were still to be rescued, in the aftermath of cyclone Ockhi, a top district official said on Friday. 

Dec 08, 2017, 23:37 PM IST

Death toll in Cyclone Ochki climbs to 36, rescue operations on to save 96 missing fishermen

Three bodies were recovered this morning off the Kerala coast, taking the death toll due to Cyclone Ockhi to 36 even as rescue operations are going on in full swing to trace the 96 missing fishermen.

Dec 07, 2017, 14:21 PM IST

Will not lose hope: Sitharaman on Cyclone Ockhi rescue ops

Defence Minister Nirmala Sitharaman on Monday rounded up her two-day visit to the southern districts of Tamil Nadu and Kerala struck by Cyclone Ockhi.

Dec 04, 2017, 14:36 PM IST

Cyclonic Ockhi likely to weaken, more rains predicted in TN, Andhra; over 530 fishermen rescued

Ass many as 531 fishermen, stranded in the choppy waters off the Kerala and Lakshadweep coasts due to Cyclone Ockhi, have been rescued. 

Dec 03, 2017, 06:40 AM IST

No rescue operations by Japanese ship: Kerala CM Pinarayi Vijayan

Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan slammed rumour mongers on Saturday after it came to light that Friday`s reports of a Japanese merchant ship rescuing 60 Kerala fishermen caught in the deep seas, was "fake".

Dec 02, 2017, 14:10 PM IST

Cyclone Ockhi: 102 Kerala fishermen yet to return home

The rescue operations jointly launched by the Indian Navy, Air Force and Coast Guard after Cyclone Ockhi hit the southern districts of Kerala and Tamil Nadu, resumed on Saturday with 102 Kerala fishermen yet to return home, a top state official said.

Dec 02, 2017, 11:45 AM IST

20 TN fishermen arrested by Sri Lankan Navy off Neduntheevu

Twenty fishermen from Tamil Nadu were arrested by the Sri Lankan Navy today for allegedly fishing near Neduntheevu, close to the island nation's coast.

Dec 02, 2017, 10:28 AM IST