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NFF claims fake Indian fishermen group met Sirisena

NFF claims fake Indian fishermen group met Sirisena

Amid allegations that the fisherfolk group which met Sri Lankan President Maithripala Sirisena recently included a smuggler, the National Fishworkers Forum (NFF) in India has demanded that the State, Central, and Sri Lankan governments probe the incident and bring to book the fake fishermen associations. MORE..

May 19, 2015  10:51 am|

Indian fishermen indulge in illegal acts in Sri Lankan waters, says ICG

Indian fishermen indulge in illegal acts in Sri Lankan waters, says ICG

In a stand that may not go down well in Tamil Nadu, Indian Coast Guard on Monday told the Madras High Court that Indian fishermen allegedly indulge in various illegal acts such as smuggling and trawling in Sri Lankan waters resulting in action by the island nations navy. MORE..

April 28, 2015  12:01 pm|

Indian fishermen protest arrests by Sri Lankan navy

Indian fishermen protest arrests by Sri Lankan navy

The fishermen of Rameswaram staged a demonstration, protesting against the arrest of fishermen and confiscation of their boats by Sri Lankan navy and urging the authorities to secure their traditional fishing rights in the Palk Bay. MORE..

April 11, 2015  11:35 am|

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