Articles tagged under: fishermen

Pakistan to release 36 more Indian fishermen on April 30

April 25, 2024
Pakistan to release 36 more Indian fishermen on April 30

Kutch: The Pakistan government has announced that it is set to release 36 Indian fishermen who have been held in Pakistani jails. This release is scheduled for April 30th. A total of 36 Indian fishermen, who were detained by the Pakistan Marine Security Agency, will be released from Pakistani jails. They will be handed over to the Indian authorities at the Attari-Wagah border, from where the fishermen will return to their homes via trains. The news of the fishermen’s release has brought joy...Read More

Coast Guard evacuate 5 fishermen from a sinking boat off Gujarat coast

March 25, 2024
Coast Guard evacuate 5 fishermen from a sinking boat off Gujarat coast

Porbandar: Indian Coast Guard responded to an SOS call and evacuated 5 fishermen from a sinking Indian Fishing boat Premsagar at mid-sea approximately 50 km from Porbandar on March 24. ICG Ship C-16 was sailed immediately from Porbandar after input from the fisheries community regarding the sinking boat was received at Maritime Rescue Sub Centre Porbandar of Indian Coast Guard’s Dist HQ -1 (South Gujarat Daman & Diu). All 5 crew were rescued by the ICG Ship and medical support was provided...Read More

Pakistan captures two fishing boats of Gujarat fishermen: Fishermen sources

January 18, 2024
Pakistan captures two fishing boats of Gujarat fishermen: Fishermen sources

Porbandar: Pakistan's marine security agency has captured two Indian fishing boats in sea. The boats were from Gujarat State. The details have so far emerged from the fishermen sources, but yet to be verified with exact number of fishermen by the Coast Guard and Marine Police sources. More details are awaited. DeshGujaratRead More

Gujarat govt to create 25 artificial reefs to boost the count and varieties of fishes

December 16, 2023
Gujarat govt to create 25 artificial reefs to boost the count and varieties of fishes

Gandhinagar: The Gujarat government has permitted the creation of 25 artificial reefs in an attempt to increase the diversity and count of fish in coastal areas. Fisheries Minister Raghavji Patel while announcing this decision said that the initiative for the creation of new reefs has been implemented under the Government of India's 'Pradhanmantri Matsya Sampada' yojana. He said the artificial reef is used for the conservation of fish and other lives in the sea by providing them with breed...Read More

Gujarat CM declares ‘Ghol’ as State Fish

November 21, 2023
Gujarat CM declares ‘Ghol’ as State Fish

Ahmedabad: Gujarat Chief Minister Bhupendra Patel today declared the fish named 'Ghol' (Blackspotted croaker) as the state fish during the inauguration of the Global Fisheries Conference India 2023. The Ghol fish, scientifically identified as 'Protonibea Diacanthus' and commonly referred to as the black-spotted croaker fish, is an exceptional specimen. It is highly esteemed in East Asia due to its medicinal attributes. Packed with a wealth of nutrients such as iodine, omega-3, DHA, EPA, iron,...Read More

80 fishermen of Gujarat and Diu return from Pakistani jails

November 12, 2023
80 fishermen of Gujarat and Diu return from Pakistani jails

Gandhinagar: 80 fishermen from Saurashtra region of Gujarat and Diu, released from jail by Pakistan are back in Gujarat. They were captured by Pakistan's Marine force in 2020. Presently 200 Indian fishermen are in Pakistani jails. They are mostly from Gujarat and Diu. Fisheries department of Gujarat government had received these 80 fishermen at Wagah border in Punjab on November 10 night. Among those released, 59 are from Gir Somnath, 15 are from Dwarka, 2 Jamnagar and 1 from Amreli along with ...Read More

Pakistan releases 80 Indian fishermen from jails; Most of them are from Gujarat

November 09, 2023
Pakistan releases 80 Indian fishermen from jails; Most of them are from Gujarat

Kutch: The Pakistan government today released 80 Indian fishermen from Malir district jail in the Landhi area of Karachi. Most of them are from Gujarat in India. A total of 80 Indian fishermen, held by the Pakistan Marine Security Agency in 2021, will arrive at the Wagah border on November 10 and will be sent to their respective home states via trains. The news of the fishermen’s release has brought joy to their families in Porbandar. Out of the total released fishermen, 59 are from Gir ...Read More

Pakistan to release 80 more Indian fishermen on Nov 9

November 01, 2023
Pakistan to release 80 more Indian fishermen on Nov 9

Porbandar: Pakistan government has announced that it is set to release 80 Indian fishermen who have been held in Pakistani jails. This release is scheduled for November 9th. A total of 80 Indian fishermen, who were detained by the Pakistan Marine Security Agency, will be released from Pakistani jails on November 9. They will arrive at the Wagah border on November 10 and will be sent to their respective home state via trains. The news of the fishermen's release has brought joy to their familie...Read More

Four Pakistani fishing boats found in Sir Creek area

October 09, 2023
Four Pakistani fishing boats found in Sir Creek area

Bhuj: On Wednesday, India's Border Security Force (BSF) captured two Pakistani fishing boats from Mukunala in Sir Creek area bordering Pakistan in Kutch district of Gujarat. Later on Thursday late in the evening on Thursday, BSF found two more Pakistani boats from the same area. When checked, two mobile phones and three identity cards were found from the boats. They were handed over to Narayan Sarovar police for probe. DeshGujaratRead More

35-year-old fisherman from Gujarat dies in Pakistani jail

August 23, 2023
35-year-old fisherman from Gujarat dies in Pakistani jail

Gir Somnath: A 35-year-old fisherman from Gujarat, awaiting repatriation from a Pakistani prison, passed away in a Karachi jail earlier this month. It is learnt that Jagdish Mangal Bamaniya, hailing from Nanavada village in Kodinar taluka of Gir Somnath district, passed away in Malir prison on August 6. The cause of his death remains a mystery, and despite two weeks having passed since his demise, there is no information regarding the repatriation of his remains to India. The group of 100 fi...Read More