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Tamil Nadu fishermen threaten massive protests against arrests by Sri Lanka

21 country boat fishermen arrested by Lankan navy

Sri Lankan navy personnel arrested 21 country boat fishermen who had set out for fishing in the Gulf of Mannar on a charge of poaching and impounded their three vallams (country boats). The fishermen, who were part of about 1,200 fishermen, had ... The Hindu, 2 months ago

Depression to intensify into cyclonic storm, triggers rains in Odisha

Bhubaneswar, May 18 (UNI) A depression over North Sri Lanka and adjoining areas of Gulf of Mannar and southwest Bay of Bengal today moved north-northwestwards and lay centered over Southwest Bay of Bengal about 920 kms south-southwest of Gopalpur in ...
 United News of India1 month ago
Hindu Business Line

Chennai rains update: Met department predicts heavy to very heavy rains in North Tamil Nadu

Chennai: The well-marked low-pressure area over north Sri Lanka and adjoining Gulf of Mannar has concentrated into a depression, the Indian Meteorological Department confirmed on Tuesday. The depression is currently lying at 240 km ...
 ZeeNews.com1 month ago Heavy rain in Kerala as monsoon approaches  Hindu Business Line3 weeks ago Chennai to get heavy downpour for next 24 hours, predicts Met  Firstpost.com1 month ago MeT predicts heavy rainfall for Chennai and coastal TN  New Indian Express1 month ago

Rains likely in coastal Andhra

Visakhapatnam, May 16 (UNI) Although the well-marked low pressure area formed over Sri Lanka adjoining the Gulf of Mannar and South-West Bay of Bengal will not have a direct effect over coastal Andhra Pradesh, fishermen are advised to be cautious ...
 United News of India1 month ago Depression in Bay of Bengal may not hit TN coast  Business Line1 month ago

Coral reefs affected

Global warming and the resultant rise in water temperature has affected coral reefs in the Gulf of Mannar (GoM) and the Palk Bay with massive corals suffering complete bleaching, reef research team of Suganthi Devadason Marine Research Institute (SDMRI) has ...
 The Hindu2 months ago

Dolphin washed ashore in Kilakkarai

The highly decomposed carcass of an adult dolphin was found washed ashore at Seeniappa Dargah in Kilakkarai off Gulf of Mannar region on Tuesday.Forest Ranger S. Ganesalingam said that the marine mamm...
 The Hindu2 months ago
Siasat Daily

Six Indian fishermen apprehended by Lankan Navy

As many as six Indian fishermen and one boat were apprehended by the Sri Lankan Navy at Gulf of Mannar in early morning hours today. The apprehended fishermen have been taken to the Mannar Naval Camp. As reported, the fishermen were arrested at around 4 a.m.
 Sify2 weeks ago
Oxford Business Group

Sri Lanka gets ready to tap offshore hydrocarbons resources

The offshore Mannar Basin has seen an influx of energy-related activity in the past decade. Since 2007 exploration carried out in Mannar which is part of the Laccadive Sea and the Indian Ocean has yielded evidence of considerable oil and gas ...
 Oxford Business Group1 month ago

Shedding IUU fishing for better times

With Sri Lanka finally having overcome the EU ban on fishing, the fisheries experts point out that, the time is opportune for the government to effect a complete halt to the destructive practice of illegal, unreported and unregulated (IUU) fishing ...
 Sri Lanka Daily News18 hours ago

The green mile

It was my first trip to the magnificent Nilgiris and there could not have been a better introduction to the wealth and uniqueness of this mighty mountain range than a visit to Longwood Shola, a 100-odd hectare patch of original forest near Kotagiri, ...
 Yahoo! India1 day ago
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