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Sri Lanka rejects BJP's call for temporary fishing permits for India

Aug 24, 2014

Sri Lanka rejects BJP's call for temporary fishing permits for India

Sri Lanka has rejected a call to allow Indian fishermen to fish in Lankan waters on a permit system for three years, days ahead of a meeting in Delhi to find an amicable solution to the contentious fishing issue. #Sri Lanka #Narendra Modi #Jayalalithaa #Mahinda Rajapaksa #Modi #Jaya #Tamil Fishermen
Future of Malaysia's 'fish listener' uncertain

Aug 19, 2014

Future of Malaysia's 'fish listener' uncertain

"After a while, it is as if you can see. Even though the fish is very far, you can sense it in that direction and you go there. Only when you get close, you can hear the fish clearly," #Environment #fish #Fishing #Malaysia #Fishermen #international #dying art #traditional practice #mysterious methods #scuba diving #sonifery
Centre working to find permanent solution to problems facing TN fishermen

Aug 18, 2014

Centre working to find permanent solution to problems facing TN fishermen

The Prime Minister would decide about forming a separate welfare board for the fishermen and a ministry for fisheries department, a demand made by the fishermen. #India #Tamil Nadu #Narendra Modi #NewsTracker #Mahinda Rajapaksa #Sri Lankan Navy #Fishermen #Pon Radhakrishnan
No Indian fisherman in Sri Lankan jails for first time this year

Aug 17, 2014

No Indian fisherman in Sri Lankan jails for first time this year

Officials said hundreds of Indian fishermen had been apprehended by Lanka Navy while fishing in their waters and with the release of the latest batch, none of them is now in Lankan custody. #Tamil Nadu #NewsTracker #Mahinda Rajapaksa #Sri Lankan Navy #Fishermen
Release of fishermen Indian thanks Sri Lankan president Rajapaksa

Aug 14, 2014

Release of fishermen Indian thanks Sri Lankan president Rajapaksa

India today thanked President Mahinda Rajapaksa for releasing all Indian fishermen in SriLanka's custody as a goodwill gesture ahead of India's Independence Day. #India #Sri Lanka #NewsTracker #Mahinda Rajapaksa #Fishermen #Rajapaksa #Indian fishermen #releasing Indian fishermen #India thanks Rajapaksa

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Why the Italian marines MUST be tried in India

Feb 20, 2012

Why the Italian marines MUST be tried in India

In the case of the killing of Kerala fishermen, Italy would do well to defend its nationals in Indian courts. #Kerala #ConnectTheDots #Italian ship #fishermen deaths

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Why the Italian marines MUST be tried in India

Aug 25, 2014

Karachi Journal: Fishermen Cross an Imperceptible Line Into Enemy Waters

Several thousand fishermen, both Pakistani and Indian, have been arrested at sea in recent years, accused of crossing a border they cannot see and whose exact location is in dispute... #Karachi #India #United Nations
Why the Italian marines MUST be tried in India

Aug 10, 2014

Rising migrant tide off Tunisia threatens to overwhelm local fishermen's best efforts to help

The fishermen of this small North African port are used to catching sea bass and sea bream in their nets, but lately they've been hauling in something else: shipwrecked migrants fleeing war-ravaged Libya on flimsy boats... #Libya #Tunisia
Why the Italian marines MUST be tried in India

Aug 28, 2014

The endangered monk seal who thinks he's human: Meet the gregarious chap who's swapped life in the wild for chilling on the beach with the tourists - and he's even bagged himself a sun-lounger

While monk seals normally choose to remain in quiet caves and coves, this seal- named ‘Argiro’ by local fishermen - prefers the company of humans on the Greek island of Samos... #Libya #Tunisia