Rameswaram

  • Sri Lankan naval arrests 29 TN fishermen 13-02-2014 12:28 PM

    Sri Lankan Naval personnel on Thursday arrested 29 fishermen from Mandapam and Rameswaram when they were fishing near Neduntheevu in the Palk Strait. The Lankan navy arrested them for allegedly fishing in their territorial waters using banned fishing nets, officials said, adding, seven boats were also seized. The fishermen have...
  • Sri Lanka releases more than 120 TN fishermen 17-01-2014 06:31 PM

    More than 120 Indian fishermen, arrested by Sri Lankan Navy in the past several months, were released on Friday in line with the reciprocal agreement reached between the two countries to set free detained fishermen. About 160 Sri Lankan fishermen and four vessels would be released from India and 236...
  • Sri Lankan court extends remand of 111 TN fishermen 06-01-2014 03:19 PM

    A Sri Lankan court on Monday extended till January 20 the remand of 111 fishermen of Nagapattinam arrested by the Lankan Navy last month and lodged in a jail. The fishermen were produced before a Trincomalee magistrate court which extended their remand, S Amstrong Fernando, 'Pamban Nesakarangal Trust' president and...
  • Sri Lankan court extends remand of 30 TN fishermen 03-01-2014 01:58 PM

    A court in Sri Lanka on Friday extended till January 17, the remand of 30 fishermen, who were arrested by naval personnel of the island nation on November 5 last year. S Emerite, Rameswaram Fishermen's Organization President told reporters that the fishermen were produced in the court at Mallagam, which...
  • TN: Sri Lankan court extends remand of 110 fishermen till January 6 26-12-2013 04:45 PM

    The judicial remand of 110 fishermen from Nagapattinam, arrested by the Sri Lankan Navy earlier this month, was extended till January 6 by a court on Thursday. The court in Thungamalli in Sri Lanka extended the remand of the fishermen, arrested on December 11 while they were fishing in the...
  • TN: 30 fishermen arrested by Sri Lankan Navy 12-12-2013 01:57 PM

    Thirty fishermen of Pudukottai district in Tamil Nadu were arrested by Sri Lankan Navy when they were fishing at Kodiyankarai, a senior Fisheries Department official said on Thursday. They were arrested on Wednesday night for allegedly fishing in Lankan waters and eight boats were also seized, N Thirunageswaran, Assistant Director,...
  • Sri Lankan court orders release of 15 Tamil Nadu fishermen 25-11-2013 03:53 PM

    Fifteen Tamil Nadu fishermen, arrested by Sri Lankan Naval personnel on October 19, were ordered to be released on Monday by a court in Jaffna in the island nation. The fishermen, hailing from Pudukottai, were produced before the Judicial Magistrate Court which ordered their release. However, four boats impounded by...
  • Karunanidhi asks Centre to act fast over arrest of TN fishermen by Sri Lankan Navy 27-08-2013 02:05 PM

    DMK on Tuesday warned Centre that if it kept "passing time" while promising to act on Sri Lankan navy's "atrocities" against Indian fishermen, the fishermen will be left in "utter helplessness." Responding to the Lankan navy's arrest of 35 Indian fishermen from Rameswaram on Monday, Karunanidhi said he had been...
  • 35 TN fishermen arrested by Sri Lankan Navy for crossing boundary line 26-08-2013 11:57 AM

    Thirty five Tamil Nadu fishermen were arrested and four boats seized by Sri Lankan Navy on Monday while they were fishing between Talaimannar and Dhanushkodi in the Palk Strait, official sources said. The Sri Lankan Navy arrested the fishermen for allegedly violating the International Maritime Boundary line, the sources said....
  • Sri Lanka court extends remand of 65 Tamil Nadu fishermen till August 28 21-08-2013 02:12 PM

    Two courts in Sri Lanka on Wednesday extended till August 28 the remand of 65 Tamil Nadu fishermen, who were arrested by naval personnel of the island nation last month for reportedly crossing the International Maritime Boundary Line. The fishermen from Nagapattinam, Karaikal and Akkaraipettai had put out to sea...
  • Encroachments leading to Rameswaram temple removed 17-08-2013 02:30 PM

    Encroachments on the road leading to the famous Rameswaram temple from the bus stand at Rameswaram were removed by Municipal and Highways officials,following frequent complaints of traffic congestion due to these violations. The clearing operation, supervised by top officials, began on Saturday early morning amid protests by shop owners.Hundreds of...
  • Raman Singh praises Modi, says BJP doing well in campaigns 13-08-2013 06:29 PM

    Chhattisgarh Chief Minister Raman Singh on Tuesday said that BJP would win the coming assembly elections in four states, including in his state, and the upcoming Lok Sabha polls. "BJP is doing extremely well" with Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi leading the election campaign and he was confident the party...
  • 20 Tamil Nadu fishermen taken into custody by Lankan Navy 03-08-2013 11:10 PM

    Rameswaram: Twenty Tamil Nadu fishermen were taken into custody on Saturday along with their 5 boats by Sri Lankan naval personnel for allegedly trespassing into Lankan waters, said a report in the fisheries department. The arrest comes a day after Chief Minister Jayalalithaa urged Prime Minister Manmohan Singh to summon...
  • SL court extends remand of Tamil fishermen 03-01-2012 08:11 AM

    Rameswaram: A Sri Lankan Court on Monday extended the remand of five fishermen, arrested by Sri Lankan Navy in November last year on charges of drug smuggling, to January 16, officials in Rameswaram said. Vincent (42), Prashanth (32), Langlet (22), Emerson (36) and Augustus (33) were arrested by Sri Lankan...
  • 16 drown in sea as boat capsizes 26-12-2010 04:43 PM

    Rameswaram: Sixteen people, including 10 women were drowned when their boat capsized in the sea near Vazhai Theevu island in the Gulf of Mannar, off Periyapattinam coast, police said. The victims included an Australian NRI woman, who came to attend a marriage, police said. The victims, hailing from the fishermen...
  • Now, BJP, RSS want 'purification' in TN 26-06-2007 10:39 AM

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