Tag: Fishermen

Boat catches fire
Boat catches fire in Chilika, 9 fishermen rescued

Luckily, all the nine fishermen jumped into the water and were later rescued safely by another boat ‘Muktimandap'.

  • Sunday, 24 July 2022
Over 500 Gujarati Fishermen Languishing In Pak Jails, Assembly Told
Over 500 Gujarati Fishermen Languishing In Pak Jails, Assembly Told

As on December 31, 2021, 519 fishermen from Gujarat were in Pakistani jails, of which, 358 were arrested in the last two years -- 163 in 2020 and 195 in 2021 -- state Fisheries Minister Brijesh Merja said.

  • Wednesday, 16 March 2022
Sri Lankan Navy
Eight Fishermen From TN Arrested By Sri Lankan Navy Near Katchatheevu

A total of 540 fishermen from Rameswaram had ventured into the sea in several boats on Saturday and when they were to return on Sunday, eight were detained by the Sri Lankan Navy citing that they had crossed the IMBL.

  • Monday, 28 February 2022
Kendrapara Fishermen
Traditional Fishermen In Odisha’s Kendrapara On Brink Of Losing Livelihood

More than 2,000 fishermen of Aul Block in the district depend on Kharasrota and Brahmani rivers, considered the lifelines of the district, for sustenance.

  • Thursday, 13 January 2022
Stranded Odisha fishermen rescued by Indian Coast Guard

Paradip: Fourteen fishermen stranded in the turbulent sea off Paradip shore were rescued by the Indian Coast Guard yesterday. According to sources, 14 fishermen in two boats had gone into the deep sea on September 20, 2018. But the onset of cyclone DAYE rendered it impossible for the fishermen to return. Thereafter their two boats […]

  • Friday, 30 July 2021
4 fishermen suffer critical injuries after explosion near Chilika lake

Puri: Four fishermen suffered critical injuries after an explosion took place on the banks of Chilika lake in Bhagabata sahi under Brahmagiri police limits in the district today. As per reports, the blast took place all of a sudden during construction work of boats. The injured persons have been identified as Abinash Behera, Abhiram Behera, […]

  • Thursday, 29 July 2021
Chilika fishermen threaten to launch disobedience stir

Puri: Fishermen under the aegis of Chilika Matsyajibee Sangha staged a mass demonstration today and threatened to launch disobedience stir alleging callousness of the administration. The association rued that despite repeated requests to the government to resolve the issues faced by the fishermen community; their demands are yet to be fulfilled. The fishermen alleged that […]

  • Wednesday, 28 July 2021
Update: Boat capsize in Balasore: 1 dead, 3 still missing

Balasore: Body of one fisherman was found while three others are yet to be traced in the boat capsize incident that took place near Kirtania jetty in Balasore district today morning. The body of the deceased fishermen was recovered near Kankadapal under Baliapal block by the rescue team comprising personnel from the Fire Services department […]

  • Monday, 26 July 2021
Odisha fishermen set to venture into sea as ban on fishing ends

Bhubaneswar: After a two-month-long ban, the fishermen in the State are gearing up to venture into deep sea and carry out fishing activities with their jetties and trawlers. Reportedly, the Central Government had imposed the restriction on April 15 last month till June 14 for all mechanised boats and trawlers to conserve fish stock during […]

  • Monday, 26 July 2021
4 fishermen rescued after boat capsizes in Chilika

Puri: Four fishermen, who were feared drowned after their boat capsized in Chilika lake late on Wednesday night, were rescued today. According to reports, the fishermen belonging to Kaudikhunti village under Kanas block had gone for fishing in the Chillika lake. At around 11 pm, Nor’wester rains started lashing following which the boat they were […]

  • Monday, 26 July 2021
Coast Guard rescues seven fishermen off Paradip coast

Paradip: After 4 days of floating in deep sea, seven fishermen along with a trawler were rescued by Coast Guard from deep sea off Paradip coast. The Indian Coast Guard Ship (ICGS) Sucheta Kriplani rescued all the stranded fishermen and their fishing boat Nirman-5 after spotting them at around 53 nautical miles deep in the […]

  • Thursday, 22 July 2021
marine sanctuary
10 fishermen held for sneaking into Marine Sanctuary

Kendrapara: In the latest crackdown on illegal sea fishing in Gahirmatha marine sanctuary, forest personnel have taken into custody ten sea-going fishermen on the charge of violating enforced ban on such activity. Two motorized boats used by the intruders for fishing along the prohibited sanctuary area were seized by the patrolling unit of the forest […]

  • Wednesday, 21 July 2021
Estuarine crocodile hacked to death in Kendrapara

Kendrapara: A group of fishermen have allegedly hacked to death a 7-feet-long estuarine crocodile in the Bagapatia village under Mahakalpada police station jurisdiction of Odisha’s Kendrapara district. Forest officials spotted the carcass of the slain crocodile near a water body in the village yesterday. The carcass bore multiple injury marks and it was probably caught […]

  • Wednesday, 21 July 2021
122 fishermen held for illegal fishing

Kendrapara: As many as 122 fishermen were arrested by Gahirmatha forest range officials for on charges of illegal fishing in the restricted areas of the marine sanctuary. According to reports, the forest officials also seized 14 boats and huge cache of fish from their possession. More details are awaited.

  • Wednesday, 21 July 2021
Cyclone Vardha to trigger rainfall in coastal Odisha

Bhubaneswar: Rainfall is likely in some parts of south and north coastal districts of Odisha in the next 24 hours under the influence of Cyclone Vardha which intensified into a very severe cyclonic storm this morning, said the local Met officer in a release here today. According to the release, the cyclonic storm, formed over […]

  • Tuesday, 20 July 2021