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Aug 21, 2018
Unsung saviours of Kerala floods: From Trivandrum to Kozhikode, fishermen take inspiration from Ockhi tragedyIf there was one defining moment that stood out among the endless efforts made to salvage the hapless victims of Kerala's worst-ever floods, it was that of a young man offering his back as a stepping board for the women of Vengara in Malappuram to board an NDRF rescue boat.
Aug 07, 2018
Three Kerala fishermen feared dead after fishing boat hits unidentified vessel off Chettuva coast in ThrissurAt least three fishermen were feared dead while some others were injured after an unidentified vessel allegedly hit their fishing boat off Chettuva coast in Thrissur district on Tuesday
Jul 06, 2018
Filmmaker Divya Bharathi's movie on Cyclone Ockhi blames wilful political ignorance for deaths: Cops raid director's home without warrantPolice wanted the source of the footage and the DVDs of 'Orutharum Varela', a documentary on Cyclone Ockhi directed by Divya Bharathi — a film on the politics behind why timely help was not provided to the fisherfolk in southern Tamil Nadu and Kerala in December 2017 when Cyclone Ockhi struck.
Jun 29, 2018
Two Gujarat fishermen to be released from Pakistan jail today; state officials to receive duo at Wagah-Attari borderTwo fishermen from Gujarat — one of them suffering from cancer — will be released by the Pakistani authorities on Friday, a state government official said on Thursday.
Jun 25, 2018
Deep sea fishermen receive no banking support as lenders don’t want to fish for troubleBoat owners rely on the local network of agents who advance them the fuel or supplies they need against the expected catch.
Jun 13, 2018
As India and Pakistan dither over red tape, fishermen languish, die in prisons on foreign shoresFishermen from India and Pakistan who stray into the waters of the other country often wait endlessly in jails while their nationality is verified, sometimes passing away while imprisoned. Meanwhile, their families live in futile hope.
Jun 09, 2018
Heavy rains lash coastal Karnataka: Schools and colleges shut; IMD issues alert, advises fishermen to be cautiousSchools and colleges have been shut in the coastal districts of Karnataka on Saturday due to heavy monsoon rains lashing the region, officials said.
May 05, 2018
Draft coastal regulations facilitate NDA's Sagarmala project but fishermen, environmentalists feel threatenedOne such venture that the NDA government has been trying to implement is the Rs 8 trillion Sagarmala Project.
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.