The Biggest Stories of August 24, 2015
Aug 24, 2015
India News | Reported by A Vaidyanathan, Edited by Divyanshu Dutta Roy | Wednesday August 26, 2015
The Supreme Court today stayed all proceedings against the two Italian marines accused of killing Indian fishermen from Kerala in 2012 and set January 13, 2016 as the date for the next hearing in the case.
India News | Reported by Noopur Tiwari, Edited by Deepshikha Ghosh | Monday August 24, 2015
A UN tribunal today asked India to suspend the trial of the two Italian marines accused of killing Indian fishermen in 2012, and asked both countries to report to it on the case on September 24.
World News | Press Trust of India | Wednesday August 12, 2015
The government has sought rejection of Italy's plea to an international tribunal for handing over of two of its marines, accused of killing two Indian fishermen off Kerala's coast, saying India has full jurisdiction in the case and Italy's contentions in this regard were "misleading".
India News | Press Trust of India | Friday August 7, 2015
163 Indian fishermen, mostly from Gujarat, who were released from Pakistani jails on August 2, have arrived in Vadodara to a warm welcome.
India News | Press Trust of India | Thursday August 6, 2015
India has hired two foreign lawyers, experts in international arbitration, to argue the Italian marines case at an International Tribunal in Germany next week.
India News | Reuters | Thursday August 6, 2015
A fisherman's son and now a fisherman himself, Kulamani Tarai knows all too well that while the sea has provided sustenance to his family for generations, it can also be a cruel and deadly place.
India News | Press Trust of India | Tuesday August 4, 2015
In the backdrop of Pakistan releasing 163 Indian fishermen lodged in a Karachi jail, police in Vadodara today said the fishermen from the neighbouring country jailed in Gujarat's Dwarka prison will be released only after "confirmation" of their nationality by the Centre.
India News | Press Trust of India | Tuesday August 4, 2015
India will challenge Italy's decision to take the issue of two of its marines, accused of killing two Indian fishermen three years ago, to an international tribunal which will hear it on August 10-11 in Hamburg, Germany.
India News | Press Trust of India | Monday August 3, 2015
The 163 Indian fishermen released by Pakistan will be handed over to a seven-member Gujarat government team, by Amritsar district collectorate officials tomorrow, a senior Gujarat fisheries department official said.
World News | Press Trust of India | Sunday August 2, 2015
Pakistan today released 163 Indian fishermen from a jail here as goodwill gesture following a recent understanding between Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif and his Indian counterpart Narendra Modi in Russia.
India News | Press Trust of India | Tuesday July 28, 2015
Italy today said it will battle hard to defend the two Italian marines, accused of killing two Indian fishermen in 2012, when their case comes up for hearing before a Germany-based international tribunal from August 10.
Tamil Nadu News | Friday July 3, 2015
About a 100 fishermen from Tamil Nadu's Nagapattinam District have alleged that they were attacked and looted by an unidentified armed gang from Sri Lanka while fishing off the Kodiakarai coast on Thursday.
India News | Press Trust of India | Tuesday June 23, 2015
113 Indian fishermen, who were released from Pakistan jails on June 19, have arrived in Vadodara.
India News | Indo-Asian News Service | Sunday June 21, 2015
The Sri Lanka navy arrested 26 Indian fishermen and seized three Indian fishing trawlers allegedly for poaching in Sri Lankan waters, the navy media unit said on Sunday.
India News | Press Trust of India | Thursday June 18, 2015
Pakistan today released 113 Indian fishermen lodged in a jail here in a goodwill gesture, days after Prime Minister Narendra Modi called up his Pakistani counterpart Nawaz Sharif to greet him on the holy month of Ramzan.
India News | Press Trust of India | Saturday May 16, 2015
Sri Lanka today handed over 37 Indian fishermen - arrested for allegedly poaching in the island's waters on April 3, to the Indian coast guards in northern Jaffna peninsula, a day after a local court had ordered their release.
India News | Press Trust of India | Saturday April 18, 2015
Pakistani authorities have arrested 47 Indian fishermen and seized their eight boats for allegedly violating the country's territorial waters.
Tamil Nadu News | Press Trust of India | Thursday April 16, 2015
Tamil Nadu fishermen, today, urged the Union government to consider changing the period of the annual fishing ban from April-May currently to October-November for helping fa ciliate better fish breeding.
India News | Press Trust of India | Tuesday April 7, 2015
Italian Marine Massimiliano Latorre, who along with a colleague is accused of killing Indian fishermen in 2012, today moved the Supreme Court seeking extension of his stay in Italy on medical grounds.
India News | Reported by Sudhi Ranjan Sen and Edited by Abhishek Chakraborty | Friday March 27, 2015
The bodies of two naval officers missing since Tuesday night when a Dornier aircraft crashed off the Goa coast have been recovered. Three people were on the plane when it went down. Commander Nikhil Kuldip Joshi, who was the pilot of the aircraft, was rescued by fishermen and is in hospital.
India News | Press Trust of India | Monday March 23, 2015
57 fishing boats, which were seized by Pakistani authorities, have been returned to India by the maritime agencies of Pakistan. They will reach the Indian coast on Monday evening.
India News | Press Trust of India | Sunday March 22, 2015
As many as 54 Indian fishermen have been arrested by the Sri Lankan Navy for allegedly poaching in island's waters off the coast of Kankesanturai and Talaimannar in the north.
India News | Indo-Asian News Service | Wednesday March 18, 2015
Prime Minister Narendra Modi took up the problems of Indian fishermen with Sri Lanka during his visit to the island-country last week, External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj said today.
South | Reuters | Thursday March 12, 2015
Shankar Tilakvathy, 45, has lived all her life by the sea. Sorting, drying and selling fish is the only livelihood she has ever known.