Results: 12

Navy chases away Rameswaram fishermen?

Navy chases away Rameswaram fishermen?

The Sri Lankan navy allegedly attacked and chased away a group of Rameswaram fishermen who were fishing in the territorial waters of the island nation, the Times of India newspaper reported. MORE...

August 25, 2015  10:41 pm|

Will the govt. give nod to road link SL with India?

Will the govt. give nod to road link SL with India?

A road and rail link between Rameswaram in India and Thalaimannar could be a reality soon as the government of India has asked Asian Development Bank to carry out pre-feasibility study for financing the project across Palk Strait between India and Sri Lanka. MORE...

August 3, 2015  10:40 pm|

Rs 220 billion plan to link Rameswaram to Sri Lanka, says Gadkari

Rs 220 billion plan to link Rameswaram to Sri Lanka, says Gadkari

The Indian government is working towards a Rs 220 billion (Indian rupees) project to provide connectivity between India and Sri Lanka for which the Asian Development Bank has expressed willingness to provide funding, Union Minister Nitin Gadkari has said. MORE...

July 9, 2015  03:12 pm|

Protest demands release of 14 Indian fishermen arrested by Sri Lanka

Protest demands release of 14 Indian fishermen arrested by Sri Lanka

Members of the Tamil Maanila Congress (TMC) and the fishing community staged a demonstration in Rameswaram on Friday, demanding the release of 14 Indian fishermen arrested by the Sri Lankan Navy on charges of poaching and protesting against the Centres directive to paint the trawlers in green colour. MORE..

June 20, 2015  10:05 am|

Sri Lankan couple, daughters land near Rameswaram

Sri Lankan couple, daughters land near Rameswaram

A Sri Lankan Tamil couple with their three teenage daughters landed clandestinely at Arichalmunai, off Dhanushkodi in the early hours of Friday, The Hindu reports. MORE..

April 18, 2015  05:40 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|

Sri Lankan fishermen welcome Ranils shooting remarks

Sri Lankan fishermen welcome Ranils shooting remarks

Fishermen of the Jaffna peninsula in Sri Lankas Northern Province say they welcome Prime Minister Ranil Wickremasinghes remarks that Indian fishermen may be shot if they intruded into Sri Lankan waters. MORE..

March 31, 2015  12:52 pm|

Rameswaram fishermen launch indefinite strike

Rameswaram fishermen launch indefinite strike

Fishermen in Rameswaram launched an indefinite strike on Monday demanding the release of 54 fishers who were apprehended by the Sri Lankan navy on Saturday night. MORE..

March 23, 2015  02:58 pm|

Free arrested fishermen before talks - Tamil Nadu CM

Free arrested fishermen before talks - Tamil Nadu CM

Tamil Nadu Chief Minister O Panneerselvam has sought Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modis intervention for the immediate release of 54 fishermen arrested by Sri Lankan Navy on Sunday. MORE..

March 23, 2015  10:29 am|

Mid-sea fight threatens to jeopardise talks between Indian, Sri Lanka fishermen

Mid-sea fight threatens to jeopardise talks between Indian, Sri Lanka fishermen

Fishermen in the region, who were looking forward to a new round of talks between their representatives with Sri Lanka, are in a state of suspended animation as a mid-sea fight seems to have turned the tides. They were hoping that bilateral talks would begin on March 5 once the state government received clearance from the Centre. MORE..

March 3, 2015  12:00 pm|

Navy provides treatment to Indian fisherman

Navy provides treatment to Indian fisherman

Sri Lankan Navy personnel today offered treatment to an Indian fisherman after he was stung by a poisonous fish while poaching in the Palk strait, PTI reported. MORE..

February 17, 2015  05:58 pm|

Impounded boats will be returned: forum

Impounded boats will be returned: forum

The Rameswaram fishermen are elated as the new regime in Sri Lanka, headed by Maithiripala Sirisena, has decided to release their impounded boats, according to the Alliance for the Release of Innocent Fishermen (ARIF). MORE..

February 7, 2015  11:24 am|

>