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Apr 06, 2018
Four months after Cyclone Ockhi, survivors and kin of deceased still counting losses, awaiting compensationAlthough it's the March-April fishing season, very few boats are out fishing. The fisherfolk are too traumatised to return to sea after Cyclone Ockhi.
Apr 05, 2018
During Cyclone Ockhi, lack of early warnings and at-sea communication devices left fisherfolk helplessIn the aftermath of Cyclone Ockhi, which ripped through southern India in late November last year, killing 365 people, there is a lot of discontent.
Mar 28, 2018
Pakistan maritime agency apprehends 24 fishermen from Gujarat in Arabian SeaThe Pakistan Maritime Security Agency (PMSA) on Wednesday apprehended nearly 24 Indian fishermen from Gujarat in the Arabian Sea, said a fishing association official.
Mar 03, 2018
Tamil Nadu fishermen seek Scheduled Castes status; HC directs NCSC to consider plea within 6 monthsThe petitioner organisation, Fisherman Care, also wanted the government to reserve six legislative constituencies and three parliamentary constituencies in the state for the fishermen community.
Mar 01, 2018
Narendra Modi govt not doing anything for fishermen jailed in Pakistan and Sri Lanka, alleges Rahul GandhiRahul Gandhi said the goverment led by Prime Minister Narendra Modi is not doing anything with regard to fishermen jailed in Pakistan and Sri Lanka.
Feb 25, 2018
BSF seizes Pakistani fishing boat from Gujarat's Nal creek; third such seizure in two weeksThe BSF has seized a Pakistani boat in the Nal creek in the border district of Kutch in Gujarat, official sources said on Sunday.
Feb 11, 2018
Sri Lankan Navy chases away over 3,000 Indian fishermen off Katchatheevu islet, snaps nets of 10 boatsMore than 3,000 fishermen from Tamil Nadu, who had put out to sea in 460 mechanised boats, were chased away by the Sri Lankan Navy on Sunday when they were allegedly fishing near Katchatheevu islet
Feb 04, 2018
Pakistan authorities arrest 47 Indian fishermen for illegally fishing in Arabian seaForty-seven Indian fishermen have been arrested by Pakistan's authorities for allegedly fishing in the country's territorial waters in the Arabian Sea
Jan 28, 2018
Sri Lankan navy arrests 12 Tamil Nadu fishermen for illegal fishing, using banned netsTwelve Tamil Nadu fishermen were arrested on Sunday by the Sri Lankan Navy for allegedly fishing in their waters near Talaimannar, a fishermen association office-bearer said
Jan 27, 2018
Sri Lanka increases fine on illegal fishing to LKR 1.75 to prevent foreign vessels from entering Lankan watersSri Lanka has increased by over 100 times the fine on foreign vessels to deter them from fishing in its waters, amid the dispute over the frequent entry of Indian fishing trawlers