Articles tagged under: fishermen
November 17, 2018
Porbandar: Pakistan Marine Security Agency has reportedly captured two more Indian boats with 12 fishermen aboard near International Marine Border Line (IMBL) off the Jakhau coast in Kutch district of Gujarat.
This is second such incident in a week as on November 10 also 2 Indian boats were captured by PMSA from same area.
An office bearer of Porbandar fisherman's association said that one of the captured boats belonged to Porbandar while the other one had ventured into the sea...Read More
November 11, 2018
Porbandar: Pakistan Marine Security Agency has captured two Indian boats with 12 fishermen aboard near International Marine Border Line (IMBL) off the Jakhau coast in Kutch district of Gujarat.
An office bearer of Porbandar fishermen's association said that one of the captured boats belonged to Porbandar while the other one had ventured into the sea from Okha.
The boats were caught by Pak Marines yesterday.
November 06, 2018
Porbandar: A 41 year old fisherman died while four others were rescued today when a small fishing boat they were aboard collided with another one in the Arabian sea off Bhavpara Miyani coast of Porbandar district in Gujarat.
Marine police said that the deceased has been identified as Dinesh K Soneri. He and four others were in a small fishing boat while the other bigger boat came from the opposite side.
The other four were rescued safely. The smaller boat capsized.
October 17, 2018
Porbandar: The Indian Coast Guard today saved 2 fishing boats with 19 fishermen aboard from getting caught by Pakistani marine Security Agency near the notional International Maritime Boundary Line (IMBL).
However another boat with 11 fishermen was caught by the Pak marines and the coast guard was trying to get them released though negotiation.
Defence spokesperson colonel Sombit Ghosh said that Indian Coast Guard vessels averted apprehension of two Indian fishing boats from the grip of P...Read More
September 12, 2018
Porbandar: Pakistan Marine Security Agency (PMSA) has caught 3 Indian boats with 18 fishermen aboard near International Maritime Boundary Line (IMBL) in the Arabian sea off the Jakhau coast of Gujarat.
National Fish Workers Forum Secretary Manish Lodhari said that one of the boats named Yogiraj was from Okha while two others Rekhasagar and Divyaraj belonged to Porbandar.
These boats had ventured in to the sea for fish catching.
Lodhari said that Pak Marines has t...Read More
September 04, 2018
Mumbai: The Directorate of Revenue Intelligence (DRI) on Monday said it seized 8,000 kgs of shark fins from Mumbai and Gujarat meant for export to China and Hong Kong.
The seized shark fins were meant for illicit export by misdeclaring them as dried ray skins, dried marine products and fish maw, among others, a DRI statement said.
Export of shark fins of all shark species is prohibited under the law.
"The DRI on September 1 seized around 8,000 kgs of shark fins...In all, 3000 kgs of sha...Read More
August 13, 2018
Karachi: Pakistan today released 26 Indian fishermen from Malir jail as a goodwill gesture. The fishermen will be handed over to Indian border officials at Wagah border tomorrow, the report said.
Pakistan has released Indian fishermen, most of them from Indian State of Gujarat a day before country's independence day. Newly-elected Parliament's maiden meeting is also going to start the process of handing over powers to the new government tomorrow.
The fishermen had been arrested by the auth...Read More
August 12, 2018
The Anti Terrorist Squad (ATS) of Gujarat police along with local police today arrested a man in a village in Devbhoomi-Dwarka district of Gujarat and recovered large quantity of Heroin worth around Rs 10 to 15 crore.
Later the ATS reportedly also arrested another man identified as one Arif Sumra and was in search of another man. All the 3 had reportedly smuggled around 100 kg Heroin worth around 200 to 300 kg from Pakistan around 4 months ago via sea route and Mandvi c...Read More
July 01, 2018
Porbandar: Two ailing fishermen, released from Pakistan jail arrived in Gujarat. Pakistan Marine Security Agency had caught them from mid-sea for violation of maritime border last year.
Dana Arjan Chauhan is 39-year old. He is suffering from cancer. He was arrested on 2nd May last year for violation of international maritime boundary.
Rama Mensi Gohil is 45-year old. He is from Kanjotar village of Gujarat. He is suffering from paralysis.
With repeated representations and request...Read More
June 26, 2018
The anti corruption bureau (ACB) of Gujarat police today caught red-handed a deputy director rank official of fisheries department here accepting a bribe of Rs one lakh from the complainant for giving him lease contract for 10 years.
Dy Director M K Choudhary had allegedly taken 7 lakh from the complainant and had asked for 15 lakh more.
He had told him that he would give it in installments.
Today Choudhary was nabbed from Vijaya Bank near Sargasan C...Read More
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