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Sri Lanka Releases 12 Indian Fishermen

Jan 06, 2022 PTI

Last month, India had expressed concern over the detention of 68 of its fishermen from Tamil Nadu by Sri Lankan authorities, and said the issue of their ‘early release’ has been taken up with the island nation.

First Fisheries Incubator Launched To Help Aqua-Preneurs

Nov 16, 2021 Outlook Bureau

The incubator will provide hand-holding to entrepreneurs, linked to cooperatives or SHGs, for three years. This will include training, help in making business plans, free or low-cost workspace to reduce overhead costs in their nascent stage and also help in getting institutional funding.

Indian Fishermen Attacked By Sri Lankan Navy Near Tamil Nadu Coast: Officials

The alleged action of the Sri Lankan Navy has left nearly 25 boats and 40 fishing nets of the Indian fishermen damaged.

Telemedicine For Fishers Community Of Chhattisgarh By NCDC AIIMS Raipur Joint Initiative

Sep 21, 2021 Outlook Web Bureau

Union Minister Parshottam Rupala launched a pilot project on telemedicine services, to be operated by AIIMS Raipur through NCDC, for members of the fisheries cooperatives under the flagship program PMMSY.

From Icy Streams, Trout Fish Find New Home in Warm Waters of Himachal Pradesh

Govind Sagar Lake, a man-made reservoir also considered as one of the world’s highest gravity dams on Sutlej river sourcing water to Bhakra dam, has become a test model for successful rearing of trout fish.

11 June, 2021

Fishermen Killing Case: SC Says Italy Will Prosecute Two Marines As Per International Arbitral Award

Outlook Web Bureau

The Supreme Court on Friday said it would pass orders on June 15 on disbursal of Rs 10 crore compensation to family members of the victims

09 April, 2021

Italy To Pay Rs 10 Crore As Compensation To Kin Of Fishermen Killed By Marines: Centre To SC

Outlook Web Bureau

The Centre said that the family members of the two deceased fishermen will be given Rs 4 crore each, the injured owner of the boat will be paid Rs 2 crore in damages.

09 March, 2021

He Should Be Sent Back To School: BJP Leader Giriraj Singh Takes A Dig At Rahul Gandhi

Outlook Web Bureau

Union Minister Giriraj Singh slammed Rahul Gandhi for his comments on creating a separate fisheries ministry

25 February, 2021

Not Just A Department, Fisherfolk Need Independent Ministry: Rahul After PM Modi's Jibe

Outlook Web Bureau

PM Modi expressed shock at a public meeting in Puducherry, over Gandhi's statement last week that there was no "dedicated" fisheries ministry.

25 February, 2021

Lakshadweep And NCDC Sign Pact To Ensure All-Round Development Of Farmers, Fishermen

Outlook Web Bureau

It will scale up farming operations of the farmers and fishermen for better access to quality input, technology, credit and market through economies of scale.

08 December, 2020

Watch: How These Kind Kerala Fishermen Freed The Giant Whale

Outlook Web Bureau

The fishermen group not only rescue the whale shark but also helped it get back to the sea.


09 November, 2020

Vaiko Urges Modi To Request Lankan Authorities To Return TN Fishermen's Boats


Vaiko has claimed that during the last 4 years, Sri Lankan authorities have seized over a 100 boats belonging to TN fishermen.

15 May, 2020

Highlights: FM Announces Rs 1 Lakh Crore For Strengthening Farm Infrastructure, Rs 20,000 Crore For Fishermen

Outlook Web Bureau

The Finance Ministry is outlining India's efforts to reboot its economy that has been hit hard due to the coronavirus pandemic.

16 April, 2020

Fishing Ban Amid Corona Lockdown Dampens Mood Amongst Tamil Nadu Fishermen

G.C. Shekhar

Tamil Nadu fishermen's livelihood has been severely affected due to the Coronavirus lockdown as the government has banned fishing.

22 September, 2019

Mohammad Hussain Has Dedicated His Life To Protect Andaman's Paradise On Earth

Ashwika Kapur

The flora and fauna in Andaman's Marine National Park is declining at an alarming rate due to a rise in ocean temperature and climate change

16 January, 2019

Close To Month Since ‘Missing', Families Of 7 Fishermen Pin Hope For Their Survival

Harsha Raj Gatty

Both fishermen associations and family members of crew of ‘Suvarna Tribhuja’ have been running from pillar to post to seek help to trace them but in vain.

29 December, 2018

Tamil Nadu: Over 3,000 Fishermen Chased Away By Sri Lankan Navy Personnel

Outlook Web Bureau

The Sri Lankan Navy chased away the Tamil Nadu fishermen's 514 boats while also cutting nets of 15 boats.


21 September, 2018

6 Fishermen Electrocuted In Assam

Outlook Web Bureau

The incident happened when the 11,000-volt power line, hanging loose over the pond, touched the water.

Photo Gallery

A farmer sits near his red chillies at a deserted APMC market, during the weekend curfew imposed by the Karnataka government to curb the spread of COVID-19, in Hubballi.

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Delhi Chief Minister & AAP National Convenor Arvind Kejriwal being welcomed by women supporters during his door-to-door campaign ahead of the Goa Assembly elections, in Goa.

PTI Photo

A health worker collects swab sample of a woman for COVID-19 test, amid concerns over rising Omicron cases, in Gurugram.

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Traffic jam on a road at Shalimar Bagh during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.

PTI Photo/ Shahbaz Khan

The Lajpat Nagar market wears a deserted look during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.

PTI Photo/ Shahbaz Khan

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