Articles tagged under: fishermen

Abandoned Pakistani boat found in Creek area in Gujarat

January 11, 2019
Abandoned Pakistani boat found in Creek area in Gujarat

Bhuj:The Border Security Force (BSF) in the bordering Kutch area of Gujarat has found an abandoned boat in Koteshwar creek area. A BSF official said that the boat was found abandoned by the patrol team. In primary investigation nothing suspicious has been found in the boat which was looking like a fishing boat. He said that in marshy creek area which was rich in prawn and other sea food items, Pakistani fishermen sneak in with such boats for fishing. Further investigation ...Read More

Pakistan Marine captures 3 Indian boats with 15 fishermen near IMBL off Gujarat coast

January 09, 2019
Pakistan Marine captures 3 Indian boats with 15 fishermen near IMBL off Gujarat coast

Porbandar: Pakistan Marine Security Agency (PMSA) today captured 3 Indian boats with at least 15 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 he has reports of the capture of 3 boats of Porbandar by Pak Marines. There were around 15 fishermen on board these boats. The 3 boats captured by PMSA belonged to Porbandar. DeshGujaratRead More

One feared dead, 3 rescued as two fishing boats collide mid-sea off Gujarat coast

December 25, 2018
One feared dead, 3 rescued as two fishing boats collide mid-sea off Gujarat coast

Junagadh:One person has been feared dead in a mid-sea collision between two boats off Chorwad coast in Jungadh district of Gujarat late last night. Police today said that a big fishing boat collided with another small one at a distance of around 25 to 30 nautical miles from Chorwad coast at around 10 pm last night. The smaller boat with 4 fishermen overturned. Three of the fishermen were somehow rescued but another one identified as on Paresh Solanki has gone missing and was f...Read More

Spurt in rescue operations along Gujarat coast, Coast Guards save 31 fishermen and 3 boats

December 17, 2018
Spurt in rescue operations along Gujarat coast, Coast Guards save 31 fishermen and 3 boats

Porbandar: The Indian coast guards have saved altogether 31 fishermen from 4 water-flooded boats around Gujarat coast in last couple of days. Defense spokesperson Colonel Sombit Ghosh today said that the coast of Gujarat witnessed sudden spurt in search and rescue of the fishing boats in the last few days. In four separate incidents, distress calls were received by Indian Coast Guard from fishermen for assistance. Responding to the distress calls swiftly, Coast Guard units on patrol were d...Read More

482 Indian fishermen languishing in Pakistani jails: MEA in Lok Sabha

December 12, 2018
482 Indian fishermen languishing in Pakistani jails: MEA in Lok Sabha

New Delhi:A total of 500 Indian fishermen are languishing in various jails of Pakistan and Sri Lanka, the Lok Sabha was told on Wednesday. Altogether 482 fishermen are languishing in Pakistani jails while 18 are in custody in Sri Lanka, Minister of State at the External Affairs Ministry V K Singh said in a written reply. However, he clarified that Pakistan has acknowledged custody of only 391 Indian fishermen. Singh also said as many as 174 Indian fishermen were released by Pakistan thi...Read More

Pakistani Marines capture 3 more boats with 22 fishermen close to IMBL off Gujarat coast

November 29, 2018
Pakistani Marines capture 3 more boats with 22 fishermen close to IMBL off Gujarat coast

Porbandar: Pakistan Marine Security Agency has reportedly captured 3 more Indian boats with 22 fishermen aboard near International Marine Border Line (IMBL) off the Jakhau coast in Kutch district of Gujarat. National Fish-workers forum general secretary Manish Lodhari said that all the 3 boats had ventured in to the sea from Veraval in Gir Somnath district. This is second third such incident this month as the PMSA had earlier on November 10 and 16 also caputred 2 boats with 12 fis...Read More

Abandoned Pakistani boat found in Sir Creek

November 27, 2018
Abandoned Pakistani boat found in Sir Creek

Bhuj:The Border Security Force (BSF) has found an abandoned Pakistani fishing boat in Sir Creek area adjoining Kutch district in Gujarat. Spokesperson of BSF, Deputy Commandant Ajay Shah today said that the 20x5 ft dimension wooden boat was found in Sir Creek area. 'There were certain edible items and also a fishing net in it,' he said. He said that the occupants of the boat were seemingly Pakistani fishermen and had most likely fled to their territory situated quite close-by. Howeve...Read More

Pakistan Marines reportedly capture 2 Indian boats with 12 fishermen aboard near IMBL off Gujarat coast

November 17, 2018
Pakistan Marines reportedly capture 2 Indian boats with 12 fishermen aboard near IMBL off Gujarat coast

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

Pakistan Marines capture 2 Indian boats with 12 fishermen aboard near IMBL off Gujarat coast

November 11, 2018
Pakistan Marines capture 2 Indian boats with 12 fishermen aboard near IMBL off Gujarat coast

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. DeshGujaratRead More

One dead, 4 rescued as two fishing boats collide in Arabian sea off Gujarat coast

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. DeshG...Read More

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