Mannar

  • 30 TN fishermen released by Lankan court return home 09-05-2013 01:52 AM

    Rameswaram: Thirty fishermen from Rameswaram, who were set free by a Sri Lankan court after being arrested by the island Navy in April 2013 on charges of poaching, arrived at Rameswaram on Wednesday. The fishermen were arrested by the Sri Lankan Navy on April 6, 2013 while fishing near Katchatheevu,...
  • Sri Lankan court orders release of 30 Indian fishermen 08-05-2013 03:20 PM

    Rameswaram: A Sri Lankan court on Wednesday ordered release of 30 fishermen from here, arrested in April by Island Navy on charges of poaching, according to Fishermen Association sources here. President of Pamban Fishermen's Association Arulanandam said they have received a communication stating that a court in Mannar has ordered...
  • Court to hear case of 19 jailed Indian fishermen, SL minister says likely to be freed 11-04-2013 09:05 AM

    The fate of 19 Indian fishermen jailed in Sri Lanka for allegedly crossing into Lankan waters will be decided on Thursday, when the case comes up for hearing in Mannar court. Sri Lankan Minister of Livestock and Upcountry Development Arumugam Thondaman, however, told CNN-IBN that the fishermen were likely to...
  • '19 Indian fishermen will be released on April 11' 05-04-2013 09:40 AM

    Colombo: Sri Lanka has promised to release 19 Indian fishermen, who are in its custody for allegedly crossing into its waters. Sri Lankan Minister for Rural Community Development Armugam Thondaman told CNN-IBN that the India fishermen would be released on April 11. Sri Lanka had on March 15 released 34...
  • Cairn strikes natural gas in Sri Lanka's offshore 02-10-2011 03:14 PM

    New Delhi: Cairn India has discovered natural gas reserves in the very first well it has drilled in the offshore Mannar Basin of Sri Lanka. Cairn had spud the well in early August and natural gas was struck last week, the company said. The Mannar basin in Sri Lanka is...
  • Sri Lanka releases 23 Indian fishermen 29-06-2011 07:46 PM

    Colombo: Sri Lanka on Wednesday released 23 Indian fishermen who were arrested last week for reportedly straying into country's water, after India took up the matter with authorities here. "They were released on Attorney General's advice", a Sri Lankan police source said. They were brought to Mannar magistrate's court from...