Articles tagged under: fishermen
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
June 23, 2018
The Border Security Force (BSF) has nabbed a Pakistani boat with a fisherman from the neighbouring country from Haramil Nala area adjoining Kutch district of Guajrat.
Spokesperson of BSF and Deputy Commandent Abhay Shah said that the boat and the Pakistani onboard, identified as one Mustaq (32) resident of Jati in Sindh province of Pakistan was nabbed by BSF patrol team in early morning today.
The boat is a small one fitted with Chinese fan as make-shift propeller.
Nothing susp...Read More
June 13, 2018
A few places in Gujarat including Surat today witnessed light rain even as many places continued to see cloudy weather as part of pre-monsoon activites but no clear signs of the possibility of arrival of Monsoon anytime soon.
However, due to rough sea, the met department issued warning for the fishermen and advised them to not to venture in to the sea along Gujarat coast during next 24 hours.
The bulletin has said that in the next five days there will be light to...Read More
June 11, 2018
The information about death of a 55 year old fisherman from Gujarat in a Pakistani jail over 3 months back reached his family members in Kotada village of Gir-Somnath district today only and that too through a letter of a co-prisoner.
Fisherman Devaram Baraiya was nabbed by the Pakistan Marine Security Agency from near the International Maritime Boarder Line in the Arabian see off Jakhau coast on February 2. He was kept in a prison in Karachi where his condition det...Read More
June 05, 2018
Porbandar: Gujarat government had recently taken a decision to accept the demand made by fishermen and announced Rs 12 relief per litre in Vallue Added Tax(VAT) levied on fuel. In addition to this, Indial Oil Corporation will give Rs 2.28 relief per litre. This makes effective discount per litre stock of disel at Rs 14.28.
The government has decided to implement its decision with effect from 1st April 2017. In order to get VAT refund for the period, boat owners have started submitting thei...Read More
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