With the Sri Lankan navy arresting six more Indian fishermen for allegedly fishing in its waters, a fishermen's group yesterday sought the federal government's intervention for a permanent solution to the longstanding issue. The fishermen were ... DailyFT, 1 week ago
Fishing issue clouds India and Sri Lanka ties - Al Jazeera, 1 month ago
In our Special Independence Day series, Rediff.com looks at India through the lives of her people. Today: Muthayya Fernandes, a fisherman from Rameswaram, who was imprisoned in Sri Lanka for crossing the International Boundary in search of fish. I have been going to sea since I was 12. I would go in my father's boat. I went to school till the 2nd standard. After that I did not feel like studying. Now I have my own boat. It is a 360HP mechanised boat. This year, on 21st February, I was caught ...Rediff.com, 1 month ago
By Risidra Mendis Ceylon Today Features The recent incident of Indian fishermen being observed using trawl nets in Sri Lankan waters in Kalpitiya has caused concerns among environmentalists who claim that this method causes serious damage to the ...Ceylon Today, 1 month ago
News By S. Rubatheesan Reiterate boycott of talks, request rations for families for loss of livelihood View(s): Following a massive protest in Jaffna this week against Indian fishermen's poaching in Lankan waters, a delegation of fishermen from ...Sri Lanka Sunday Times, 1 week ago
By Risidra Mendis Ceylon Today Features A conservation project to protect the dugongs from a high risk of extinction in the future will commence in September 2015 with the support of a group of environmental organizations, despite the fact that ...Ceylon Today, 1 month ago
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