Articles tagged under: fishermen

Pak marines capture 4 more Indian boats with 22 fishermen; total 10 boats and 66 fishermen caught in 48 hours

May 08, 2019
Pak marines capture 4 more Indian boats with 22 fishermen; total 10 boats and 66 fishermen caught in 48 hours

Porbandar: Pakistan Marine Security Agency today captured 4 Indian boats with 22 fishermen aboard near International Marine Border Line (IMBL) off the Jakhau coast in Kutch district of Gujarat. Earlier yesterday, the PMSA had captured 6 boats with 34 fishermen from the same area. The Pak marines have in last 48 hours captured a total of 10 boats with 66 fishermen on board. National Fish Workers Forum Secretary Manish Lodhari said that all the 10 captured boats were from Porba...Read More

Pakistani fishing boat found off Kutch coast

May 03, 2019
Pakistani fishing boat found off Kutch coast

Bhuj: An abandoned Pakistani fishing boat has been found close to Sir creek area off Kutch Coast in Gujarat. BSF has launched search operation in nearby Creek areas. DeshGujaratRead More

100 more fishermen return to native villages in Gujarat from jail in Pakistan

April 25, 2019
100 more fishermen return to native villages in Gujarat from jail in Pakistan

Prabhas Patan (Bhaskar Vaidya): 100 more fishermen who were released by Pakistan from jails today returned Veraval in Gir Somnath district of Saurashtra region of Gujarat. They were welcomed by relatives by offering garlands. These fishermen were in Pakistani jails for last one and half year. Among those released today, 81 are from Gir-Somnath district, while 05 are from Porbandar, 01 is from Junagadh, 02 are from Bhavnagar, 10 are from Union Territory Diu and 01 is from Ahmedabad. According...Read More

Indian Coast Guard rescues 7 crews of sinking barge of Mitha port in Gujarat, search on for one missing crew

April 15, 2019
Indian Coast Guard rescues 7 crews of sinking barge of Mitha port in Gujarat, search on for one missing crew

Bhuj: The Indian Coast Guard has rescued 7 crew of a sinking barge ( a long flat-bottomed boat for carrying freight ) in Arabian sea off Mitha port of Kutch district in Gujarat. One crew of the barge Velim which was reportedly carrying salt and got overturned due to strong winds and rough sea conditions was still missing. Defense spokesperson Wing Commander Puneet Chadha said that a distress call was received at Coast Guard Station Jakhau at about 0545 hrs today seeking assist...Read More

Coast Guards rescue 8 from sinking fishing boat off Gujarat coast

April 14, 2019
Coast Guards rescue 8 from sinking fishing boat off Gujarat coast

Porbandar:The Indian Coast Guards today rescued all the 8 crew members of a sinking fishing boat in the wee hours off Porbandar coast. Defence spokesperson Wing Commandar Puneet Chadha said that Indian Coast Guard rescued 08 fishermen 27 nautical miles off Porbandar in yet another Search and Rescue operation braving the inclement weather. 'At 0100 hrs, Indian Coast guard ship C-445 while on patrol received a distress call from IFB Prabhu Sagar on MMB channel 16. Fishing boat ...Read More

Emotional scene on return of Gujarati fishermen from Pak jail to home-land

April 12, 2019
Emotional scene on return of Gujarati fishermen from Pak jail to home-land

Veraval: On the home-coming of Gujarati fishermen who were recently released from Pakistani jails where they were languishing for more than a year created an emotional scene. Pakistan as a goodwill gesture had announced to release 360 Indian prisoners mostly fishermen. The first batch of 100 of them with over 80 fishermen from Gujarat and mostly from Gir Somnath region were released on April 8. They had reached Vadodara last evening from where they arrived here this morning in two bus...Read More

Pakistan to release over 300 Indian fishermen starting from April 7

April 05, 2019
Pakistan to release over 300 Indian fishermen starting from April 7

Gandhinagar: Pakistan news paper Tribune quoting diplomatic sources said that Pakistan will release Indian fishermen in two phases starting with 100 men on April 7, followed by the remaining 200 in the next few days. The report says, Pakistan and India exchange a list of prisoners every year on January 1, as per a mutual decision was taken on May 21, 2008. According to the list this year, various jails in India had 347 Pakistani prisoners while Pakistan had 537 Indian prisoners in jail. In...Read More

Pakistani marines loot mobile phone, food stock from Gujarat fishing boat

March 08, 2019
Pakistani marines loot mobile phone, food stock from Gujarat fishing boat

Bhuj: Incident of harasement to Indian fishermen mid-sea by Pakistan Marine Security Agency (PMSA) has come to light again. In this latest incident, Pakistani marines looted Veraval (Gujarat) origine Ramraj boat near International Marine Boundary Line (IMBL). Fishermen said around 8 to 10 Rangers of Pakistan looted food stock, mobile phone and wireless set on gun point. Victim fishermen managed to contact the Indian Coast Guard, following which, Pakistani marines left the spot. The i...Read More

Two Pakistani fishermen held with boat by BSF in Kutch creek

February 06, 2019
Two Pakistani fishermen held with boat by BSF in Kutch creek

Bhuj: India's Border Security Force (BSF) today in a special operation using speed boats apprehended two Pakistani fishermen and seized their boat in Vainwari creek area of Kutch district near the Indo-Pak border for allegedly entering the Indian territory, officials said. The apprehended Pakistani fishermen have been identified as Suganjo Usman (35) and Rajan Laden (15), both residents of Chhach village of Sindh province of the neighboring country, the BSF release added. The duo allegedly...Read More

India protests against Pakistan for sinking Indian Fishing vessel

January 24, 2019
India protests against Pakistan for sinking Indian Fishing vessel

New Delhi: India has registered a strong protest with Pakistan for sinking of an Indian fishing vessel, with seven Indian fishers on-board, by Pakistan Maritime Security Agency (PMSA) on 17 January. The Coast Guard later rescued six of these fishermen while one of them is still missing, reports Economic Times. The rescued fishermen have reportedly told the Indian authorities that a PMSA vessel fired upon their boat, then rammed and sunk the boat in the early hours of 17 January. According ...Read More