MARITIME BOUNDARY

  • Govt warns fishermen from venturing into Sri Lankan waters July 19, 2013

    Puducherry: Puducherry government has warned fishermen against crossing the International Maritime Boundary Line and vennturing into Sri Lankan waters and said action would be taken against violating the order. A notification of the Fisheries Department said the fishermen would face a penalty of Rs 5000 and...
  • Sri Lanka denies firing at Indian fishermen March 9, 2013

    New Delhi: Sri Lanka on Friday denied that its navy had fired at Indian fishermen off Tamil Nadu. The Sri Lankan High Commission said none of its naval craft fired at "any fishing vessel or any other object" on Wednesday or Thursday. The alleged incident reportedly took place off Kodiakarai in Tamil...
  • 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...
  • TN fishermen slapped, chased away by Lankan Navy September 10, 2012

    Ramanathapuram: In yet another instance of midsea confrontation reported on Sunday, the Sri Lankan Navy allegedly chased away a group of fishermen and took away a mobile phone from one of them. The Indian fishing boats, which set out on Saturday, were surrounded by the Lankan Navy while they were netting...
  • Pak Marines fire at Indian fishermen, 1 injured April 27, 2012

    Ahmedabad: Pakistani Marines allegedly open fire on Indian fishermen near International Maritime Boundary Line. One fisherman has been badly injured in the firing. The Indian fishermen were on board the boat Sagar Suraj. The incident happened off the coast of Jakhau, which is close to the Gujarat coastline. There have been incidences in...
  • 22 Tamil Nadu fishermen held by Lankan Navy February 26, 2012

    Rameswaram: Twentytwo Tamil fishermen and their five boats were taken into custody by Sri Lankan naval personnel when they were fishing near the International Maritime Boundary Line (IMBL) off Arichalmunai in this island early on Sunday, police said. The Lankan naval men alleged that the fishermen had crossed the IMBL while...