INDIAN FISHERMAN

  • US probe rules out wrong doing in Indian fisherman killing April 9, 2013

    Washington: A US Navy investigation has ruled out any wrong doing into the killing of one Indian fisherman in a firing incident off the Persian Gulf in 2013 that also injured three others. "The investigation found that the use of force was appropriate and in accordance with Chairman, Joint Chiefs...
  • Indian fisherman escapes from Pakistan jail: Reports February 12, 2013

    Islamabad: An Indian fisherman has escaped from a jail in the southern Pakistani port city of Karachi, according to media reports on February 12. The fisherman, identified by the media as Kishore, escaped while cleaning the main gate of Landhi Jail in Karachi on February 11. Two prison officials were suspended...
  • Fisherman killing: Pentagon defends actions of US Navy ship July 18, 2012

    Acting Assistant Secretary of Defense George Little says the security team on the Rappahannock was forced to fire after the vessel ignored warnings not to approach. ...
  • Indian fishermen deny US 'warning' claims July 18, 2012

    New Delhi: Even as the Pentagon defended the US Navy ship that killed one Indian fishermen and injured three others, saying that they ignored warnings, Indian fishermen denied any such warnings by the US navy ship and said they were shot at without any provocation. The fishermen, hospitalised with gunshot wounds...
  • Fisherman killing: UAE files case against US sailor July 17, 2012

    An Indian fisherman was killed and three others injured when a US navy vessel opened fired on their boat off Dubai. ...
  • USA's response to Indian fisherman's killing July 17, 2012

    New Delhi: The US has expressed condolence to the family of the Indian fishermen who was reportedly killed by its naval forces off the Dubai coast on Monday night. The US issued a statement condoling the attack. "The Embassy of the United States of America would like to convey its condolences...
  • Indian fisherman killed in US Navy ship firing July 17, 2012

    Dubai/Rameswaram: In what could turn into a diplomatic row, a US Navy ship opened fire on a small boat killing an Indian fishermen and injuring three others. The incident took place off the coast of Dubai. A UAE official said there were four Indians from Ramanathapuram in Tamil Nadu and...
  • Fisherman dies in Pak in May, family awaits body June 30, 2012

    New Delhi: The family of 55yearold Rambhai Vala still don't know if they will get to perform his last rights. He was among eight fishermen aboard the trawler Rita Sagar, which was captured by Pakistani marines in November 2011. A few days ago, they received news that he had died...
  • Maldives to free 11 Indian fishermen March 2, 2012

    New Delhi: Maldivian government has agreed to release the 11 Indian fishermen apprehended by its Navy for allegedly crossing the International Maritime Boundary Line. "With timely intervention from the High Commission of India, the government of Maldives has agreed to release the 11 Indian fishermen," an official in the Ministry of...
  • Pak to free 100 Indian fishermen as 'goodwill gesture' December 23, 2009

    Karachi: Pakistan has ordered the release on humanitarian grounds of 100 Indian fishermen languishing in prison for illegally venturing into its territorial waters, the prime minister's office said. Relations between India and Pakistan have been strained since the 26/11 attacks in Mumbai last year by Pakistanibased militants. India suspended a peace...