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Karnataka fisherman catches two giant manta rays while deep sea fishing off Malpe port
India

Karnataka fisherman catches two giant manta rays while deep sea fishing off Malpe port

Manta rays belong to the genus Mobula and have triangular pectoral fins, two horn-shaped fins, forward-facing mouths. The manta rays caught on Wednesday weigh 750 kg and 250 kg each.

24 Indian fishermen, including 8 from Andhra Pradesh, held in Pakistan; Chandrababu Naidu urges MEA action
India

24 Indian fishermen, including 8 from Andhra Pradesh, held in Pakistan; Chandrababu Naidu urges MEA action

India and Pakistan's fishermen are frequently detained for illegal fishing since the Arabian Sea border is not clearly defined and many boats lack the technology to fix their precise location.

18 Indian fishermen to face Pakistan judicial magistrate after being held for fishing in country's territorial waters
World

18 Indian fishermen to face Pakistan judicial magistrate after being held for fishing in country's territorial waters

The 18 fishermen will now join hundreds of others lodged in jails in Karachi before they are released either on completion of sentences or through any goodwill gesture announced by the Pakistan government.

Sri Lankan fisherman rescued in Indian waters near Rameswaram, handed over to authorities
India

Sri Lankan fisherman rescued in Indian waters near Rameswaram, handed over to authorities

A 37-year-old Sri Lankan fisherman, found struggling in mid-sea after straying into Indian waters, was rescued by Indian fishermen on Sunday and handed over to the Tamil Nadu Marine Coastal Group Police in Rameswaram.

Cyclone Ockhi: Parts of Karnataka, including Bengaluru, receive light to moderate rainfall
India

Cyclone Ockhi: Parts of Karnataka, including Bengaluru, receive light to moderate rainfall

Light to moderate rains was received across Karnataka due to cyclone Ockhi which has induced heavy rains in Kerala and Tamil Nadu states

Kerala's $65 billion Vizhinjam port: Fishermen, environmentalists rue loss of job, ecology
India

Kerala's $65 billion Vizhinjam port: Fishermen, environmentalists rue loss of job, ecology

Activists and environmentalists claim that construction of the $65 billion Vizhinjam international seaport is affecting the livelihood of local fishermen as well as causing irreversible damage to coastal flora and fauna

Cyclone Mora: IMD asks fishermen not to venture into sea in Odisha
India

Cyclone Mora: IMD asks fishermen not to venture into sea in Odisha

Fishermen were asked not to venture into the sea in Odisha as severe cyclonic storm 'Mora' crossed the Bangladesh coast on Tuesday, raising possibility of rains at many places in the state.

Tamil Nadu fisherman killing: Sri Lanka releases 77 Indian fishermen to diffuse tension
India

Tamil Nadu fisherman killing: Sri Lanka releases 77 Indian fishermen to diffuse tension

Seventy-seven Indian and 12 Sri Lankan fishermen were on Tuesday repatriated in line with the decision taken by two countries to set free fishermen in each other's custody to defuse tension following the killing of an Indian fisherman last week.

Katchatheevu: Indian fisherman shot dead, another wounded in firing by Sri Lankan Navy
India

Katchatheevu: Indian fisherman shot dead, another wounded in firing by Sri Lankan Navy

A 22-year-old Indian fisherman was shot dead on Monday allegedly by the Sri Lankan navy while he was fishing in a mechanised boat at a short distance off Katchatheevu islet, fisheries department officials said.

Four Tamil Nadu fishermen arrested by Lankan Navy near Rameswaram
India

Four Tamil Nadu fishermen arrested by Lankan Navy near Rameswaram

On Thursday four Indian fishermen were arrested by Sri Lankan Naval personnel while allegedly fishing near Neduntheevu, a small island near Jaffna in the north of the neighbouring nation.

Freedom 251: A smartphone running Android 5.1, priced at Rs 251; does that ring a bell?
News & Analysis

Freedom 251: A smartphone running Android 5.1, priced at Rs 251; does that ring a bell?

According to Ringing Bells, creators of the Freedom smartphone, its vision is to “Empower citizens, even in the remotest rural and semi-urban centres of India, with the latest in digital technology at incredible affordable prices and cascade knowledge, news and current issues so that all experience the confidence of inclusive growth and equal opportunity - In short, innovative solutions for a Brighter tomorrow.”

Heavy rains lash Puducherry, but no threat of cyclone in Tamil Nadu
India

Heavy rains lash Puducherry, but no threat of cyclone in Tamil Nadu

Fishermen in Tamil Nadu have been advised by the government not to venture out to sea in the next 24 to 48 hours.

Indian fisherman injured in firing by Pakistan Maritime Security Agency
India

Indian fisherman injured in firing by Pakistan Maritime Security Agency

At least one fisherman from Gujarat was injured in firing on Thursday by Pakistan Maritime Security Agency (MSA).

Pakistan arrests 100 Indian fishermen
World

Pakistan arrests 100 Indian fishermen

Pakistan has arrested 100 Indian fishermen for allegedly entering its waters.

Fisherman injured after being accidentally shot at in high sea by Indian Navy
India

Fisherman injured after being accidentally shot at in high sea by Indian Navy

A fisherman was injured after he was shot at by an Immediate Support Vessel (ISV) of Indian Navy which was on a coastal security patrol in the offshore development area at Bombay High.

21 migrants dead, dozen missing in Haiti shipwreck
World

21 migrants dead, dozen missing in Haiti shipwreck

Twenty-one migrants died and around a dozen more were missing after their boat sank off the north coast of Haiti, a senior official said Thursday.

CPI charges BJP with politicising the fishermen issue
Politics

CPI charges BJP with politicising the fishermen issue

CPI today charged the BJP with politicising the release of five fishermen of Tamil Nadu who were sentenced to death by a Sri Lankan court on drug trafficking charges.

India takes up issue of fishermen's arrest with Sri Lanka
World

India takes up issue of fishermen's arrest with Sri Lanka

The Indian High Commissioner in Colombo has been instructed by External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj to take up the issue of arrest with Sri Lankan authorities, the Spokesperson in the External Affairs Ministry said.

Jayalalithaa seeks permanent solution on fisherman issue from Modi
Politics

Jayalalithaa seeks permanent solution on fisherman issue from Modi

In her letter to Modi, Jayalalithaa cited the arrest of 82 fishermen by Lankan Navy yesterday in two separate incidents and said, "As an immediate measure, I request you to kindly ensure that India registers the strongest disapproval of the belligerent actions of the Sri Lankan Navy."

Indian fisherman found dead in Karachi jail
India

Indian fisherman found dead in Karachi jail

An Indian fisherman was today found dead in a Pakistani jail here. Media reports identified the prisoner found dead in Landhi jail as Kishore Bhagwan.