Articles tagged under: fishermen

Two abandoned Pakistani boats found in creek area close to border in Gujarat

August 24, 2019
Two abandoned Pakistani boats found in creek area close to border in Gujarat

Bhuj: Days after the reports regarding deployment of SSG commandos by Pakistan in its territory bordering Creek area of Gujarat had surfaced, the Border Security Force patrol team today found at least two abandoned Pakistani boats from marshy Haraminala in Kutch district. Though there were no official words about the finding of the boats as yet, sources in the BSF said that the two boats found in abandoned condition were small fishing boats. These were found during routine patrol...Read More

Coast Guard rescue 79 Fishermem and 14 boats

August 12, 2019
Coast Guard rescue 79 Fishermem and 14 boats

Porbandar : The Indian Coast Guard have rescued 79 fishermem along with 14 boats in Arabian Sea off Gujarat coast during inclement weather and rough waters. Defence Spokesperson today said that on receipt of weather advisory from IMD, Indian Coast Guard District Headquarters Porbandar had issued a notification on August 6 to the fishing association regarding the imminent inclement weather. Fishermen were cautioned not to venture out at sea during this weather warning. However, 19 fishin...Read More

ACB nabs Fisheries Superintendent in South Gujarat taking bribe for renewal of boat licenses

August 02, 2019
ACB nabs Fisheries Superintendent in South Gujarat taking bribe for renewal of boat licenses

Valsad: The Anti Corruption Bureau (ACB) of Gujarat police today nabbed raid handed a Superintendent rank officer of Fisheries department here red handed for taking bribe for renewal of licenses and Vehicle Registration Certificate (VRC) of fishing boats. Assistant Director of ACB D P Chudasama said that Jagdish N Tandel (58), Superintendent Fisheries and current in-charge assistant director of it in Valsad, had sought Rs 10,000 bribe from a man who worked as an agent in the office for making...Read More

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