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India, Pakistan exchange list of prisoners through diplomatic channels

India also sought grant of visas for medical team to visit Pakistan to assess the mental condition of believed-to-be Indian prisoners

02 Jul 2020 11:47 AM

Fishermen claim neglect in midst of political drama

Fishermen in the state alleged on Tuesday that all political parties have ignored their plight in the midst of the ongoing political pandemonium.

27 Nov 2019 2:52 AM

Fishermen to be penalised for using LED lights at sea

The GR comes in the wake of a huge brawl between bull and LED trawlers, and traditional fishermen along the Alibaug coast on November 15.

20 Nov 2019 2:15 AM

Irregular rains led to Rs 500 crore loss: Fishermen

Fishermen are set to seek financial help from the state fisheries department.

10 Sep 2019 3:24 AM

City fishermen welcome Marine Fisheries Bill

Mostly the catch along the state coastline is juvenile fish which is restricting the growth of the fish population.

11 Aug 2019 3:19 AM


Fisherfolk likely to go on strike on August 1

The BMC administration has given the deadline of July 31 but the fishermen’s association has threatened to go on strike.

20 Jul 2019 1:31 AM

Four fishermen in Tamil Nadu go missing after venturing into sea

Sixty fishermen on board six boats are engaged in the search. They are demanding help from the Coast Guard and the Marine Police.

07 Jul 2019 4:20 PM

4 TN fishermen seriously injured after SL navy attacks them

They were part of a group of 1,200 fishermen, who had put out to sea in 150 boats from Pudukottai on Saturday.

30 Jun 2019 3:14 PM

Sri Lankan navy chases away over 3,000 Tamil Nadu fishermen; destroy equipment

The navy personnel also damaged the equipment on several boats.

27 Jun 2019 4:34 PM

Govt plans to train fishermen, coastal people for seafarer jobs: Minister

With 10-15 days training, certificates can be provided to facilitate them to pursue seafarer jobs, Mansukh Lal Mandaviya said.

19 Jun 2019 12:28 PM


Fishermen spot oil, tar tracks on Maha’s beaches

Marine experts have said that this is a common phenomenon during the monsoon where oil spillage and plastic gets washed ashore.

15 Jun 2019 2:24 AM

Cyclone Vayu: Fishermen in Gujarat claim heavy losses, seek govt assistance

Another fisherman, Gafur Bhai Patel demanded assistance from government.

13 Jun 2019 3:38 PM

60 Indians released by Pakistan as goodwill gesture

55 fishermen were released at the Wagah border as a goodwill gesture.

30 Apr 2019 2:16 PM

Worli fisher folk vow to shun polls

They stated that it was a violation of the model code of conduct during elections.

20 Apr 2019 1:49 AM

Killer Whale spotted in Ratnagiri

According to local fishermen, this dolphin species has been seen in the shallow Ratnagiri waters for the first time.

05 Apr 2019 3:34 AM


Tamil Nadu’s church festival on Sri Lankan Island begins tomorrow

Pilgrims embark on journey to Katchatheevu Island for two days church festival.

15 Mar 2019 8:00 PM

Bombay HC raps govt over rehabilitation of fisherfolk

The court asked the state how fishermen were expected to go job hunting now.

14 Mar 2019 3:05 AM

Coastal road to affect city artisan fishers, says Greens

NIO report points out wave dynamics will change, said Shweta Wagh.

10 Mar 2019 7:01 AM

Will create fisheries ministry if Cong voted to power: Rahul

Presently, fisheries is only one of the three divisions of the department that functions under the ministry of Agriculture.

09 Mar 2019 1:02 PM

Court gives relief to fishermen along city coast

A division bench of Justice Naresh Patil and Justice N.M. Jamdar was hearing a petition filed by Worli Koliwada Nakhva and other organisations.

28 Feb 2019 2:19 AM