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  • lankan navy arrests 34 tn fishermen

    Lankan Navy arrests 34 TN fishermen

    India | October 27, 2015 10:16 IST

    Rameswaram: Thirty-four Tamil Nadu fishermen were today arrested in separate batches by Sri Lankan Naval personnel near Katchatheevu in the Palk Straits and close to the Lankan coast respectively, a fisheries department official said.The department's

  • sri lanka navy arrests 19 tn fishermen

    Sri Lanka Navy arrests 19 TN fishermen

    India | October 10, 2015 14:29 IST

    Nagapattinam (TN): Nineteen fishermen from the district were arrested by the Sri Lankan Navy on charges of violating the International Maritime Boundary Line this morning, Fisheries Department officials said here.Their two boats were also seized

  • fishermen threatened sent back by sri lankan naval personnel

    Fishermen threatened, sent back by Sri Lankan naval personnel

    India | December 04, 2014 14:08 IST

    Rameswaram (TN): About 3,000 fishermen, who put out to sea from this coastal town today, were allegedly threatened at gun point by Sri Lankan naval personnel and nets of 15 boats damaged, P Sesuraja, president

  • sri lanka navy arrests 4 tamil fishermen

    Sri Lanka Navy arrests 4 Tamil fishermen

    India | November 29, 2014 7:10 IST

    Madurai: Four Indian fishermen from a village in Nagapattinam district were today arrested by Sri Lankan Navy after they strayed into Lankan waters, officials said.Fisheries department officials said that the fishermen from Pushpavanam village, who

  • 5 indian fishermen set free by lanka arrive in chennai

    5 Indian fishermen set free by Lanka arrive in Chennai

    India | November 21, 2014 6:42 IST

    Chennai: Five fishermen from Tamil Nadu, who were sentenced to death in Sri Lanka for alleged drug trafficking but set free after President Mahinda Rajapaksa pardoned them, arrived here on Thursday.The fishermen from Rameswaram, who

  • nation is grateful to rajapaksa modi for fishermen s

    Nation is grateful to Rajapaksa, Modi for fishermen's release: Swamy

    Politics | November 19, 2014 23:38 IST

    New Delhi: Expressing his happiness over the release five Indian fishermen on death row in Sri Lanka, BJP leader Subramanian Swamy today said the nation is grateful to the joint efforts of the Indian and

  • jayalalithaa seeks narendra modi s intervention into

    Jayalalithaa seeks Narendra Modi's intervention into fishermen issue

    India | September 03, 2014 7:02 IST

    Chennai: Expressing concern over the ‘alarmingly' increasing frequencies of arrests of Indian fishermen by Sri Lankan Navy, Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J Jayalalithaa wrote to Prime Minister Narendra Modi seeking Centre's immediate intervention to resolve

  • no indian fisherman in lankan jails now

    No Indian fisherman in Lankan jails now

    India | August 18, 2014 9:07 IST

    New Delhi: For the first time this year no Indian fisherman is in Sri Lankan jail, following the release of 94 fishermen on Saturday by the island nation.Officials said hundreds of Indian fishermen had been

  • jayalalithaa seeks narendra modi s intervention to secure

    Jayalalithaa seeks Narendra Modi's intervention to secure release of TN fishermen

    Politics | July 30, 2014 8:19 IST

    Chennai: Hours after Sri Lankan Navy arrested 50 fishermen from Tamil Nadu, Chief Minister Jayalalithaa wrote to Prime Minister Narendra Modi and demanded his immediate intervention to secure the release of total 93 fishermen and

  • sri lankan navy arrests 50 indian fishermen

    Sri Lankan Navy arrests 50 Indian fishermen

    India | July 29, 2014 12:43 IST

    Rameswaram: Fifty fishermen from Nagapattinam and Karaikal have been arrested by the Sri Lankan Navy personnel for allegedly fishing near the Lankan coast.This is the second time this week that Indian fishermen have been arrested

  • seventeen tamil fishermen repatriated by sri lanka

    Seventeen Tamil fishermen repatriated by Sri Lanka

    India | March 07, 2014 23:08 IST

    Chennai: Seventeen Tamil Nadu fishermen were today repatriated from Sri Lanka, a day after Chief Minister Jayalalithaa slammed Prime Minister Manmohan Singh over the continued detention of Indian fishermen by Lankan Navy.The fishermen were handed