Articles tagged under: fishermen

Rupala begins Sagar Parikrama covering Gujarat coast

March 05, 2022
Rupala begins Sagar Parikrama covering Gujarat coast

Gandhinagar: Union Minister of Fisheries, Animal Husbandry and Dairying Parsottam Rupala will start the 'Sagar Parikrama' from 5th March-Saturday for face-to-face meeting with the fishermen. The first phase of the sagar parikrama will start from tomorrow from Shyamji Krishna Varma memorial at Mandvi in Kutch and end at Porbandar on 6th March. The coast of 8118 km at 9 coastal states and 4 union territories will be covered in the parikrama. Union Minister of Fisheries, Animal Husbandry and Da...Read More

BSF captures 7 more Pakistani fishing boats in Harami Nala

February 18, 2022
BSF captures 7 more Pakistani fishing boats in Harami Nala

Bhuj: Border Security Force (BSF) seized 7 Pakistani fishing boats from Harami Nala creek in Kutch district yesterday. G S Malik, inspector general of the BSF's Gujarat frontier, informed that these boats are out of the 22 Pakistani boats found intruding in the group last week. Total 11 out of 22 fishing boats were seized last week. The number has reached to 18 after the seizing of 7 more boats out of the 22 boats. BSF had apprehended 6 Pakistani fishermen last week through a joint opera...Read More

BSF seizes 11 Pakistani fishing boats off Kutch coast of Gujarat

February 10, 2022
BSF seizes 11 Pakistani fishing boats off Kutch coast of Gujarat

Bhuj: Intrusion of Pakistani Fishing boats and Fishermen was detected on 9th Feb 2022 in General Area Harami Nalla in Kutch district of Gujarat. During overnight search operations, 11 Pakistani Fishing Boats have been seized so far. Operation is still in progress. This brief note was shared by India's Border Security Force (BSF). DeshGujaratRead More

PMSA apprehend more Gujarat fishing boats, fishermen

February 07, 2022
PMSA apprehend more Gujarat fishing boats, fishermen

Porbandar: Pakistan Maritime Security Agency (PMSA) has abducted 13 Indian fishermen from near the International maritime boundary line along with 2 boats of Porbandar and Okha. PMSA had abducted 3 fishermen from a boat from Navsari a few days ago. A fisherman leader Manish Lodhari informed that around 600 Indian fishermen and 1200 Indian boats are in the control of Pakistan at present. DeshGujarat Read More

Pakistan abducts another Gujarat fishing boat with 3 aboard

February 01, 2022
Pakistan abducts another Gujarat fishing boat with 3 aboard

Okha: Pakistan marine security agency has apprehended 3 Indian fishermen along with a boat. 8 fishermen were in the sea off Okha coast with Navsari origin fishing boat Satyavati on 29th January. A boat of Pakistan marine security agency entered the maritime border of India and surrounded the Satyavati boat. Pakistan marine security abducted 3 sailors along with the boat and released the remaining 5 sailors in another small boat. The 5 sailors released by Pakistan marine security contacte...Read More

BSF apprehend 3 Pakistani boats, one Pakistani citizen from Kutch creek

January 31, 2022
BSF apprehend 3 Pakistani boats, one Pakistani citizen from Kutch creek

Bhuj: India's Border Security Force (BSF) has apprehended three Pakistani boats and one Pakistani citizen from creek area of border district Kutch. According to primary information arriving, BSF team was doing patrolling in Lakhpatwari and found presence of four to five Pakistani fishermen and some Pakistani fishing boats. As the BSF team tried to nab them, the fishermen escaped the place, however three boats and one Pakistani citizens were recovered from the spot. Nothing doubtful was founded f...Read More

20 fishermen to rerurn to Gujarat from Pakistan jails

January 24, 2022
20 fishermen to rerurn to Gujarat from Pakistan jails

Gandhinagar: Twenty Indian fishermen to India arrested for allegedly entering into the territorial waters of Pakistan are to be handed over to India through the Wagah border crossing today. The fishermen were kept in Landhi jail of Pakistan after their arrests. The fishermen are released on humanitarian grounds. The fishermen were escorted to Lahore by road by Edhi foundation, a non-profit social welfare organization. The spokesperson of the foundation informed that the charity would bear the...Read More

Captain of fishing boat booked for entering no-fishing zone close to IMBL

January 24, 2022
Captain of fishing boat booked for entering no-fishing zone close to IMBL

Porbandar: Navi Bandar Police Station in Porbandar has filed a crime against captain (Tandel) of a fishing boat for entering into a no-fishing zone and risking lives of those aboard the fishing boat. A comptain was booked after the data of GPS (Global Positioning System) attached to the boat during investigation revealed that the boat had entered no-fishing zone twice before the incident of death of a sailor who was shot dead by Pakistani marines in November 2021 in sea. As per police compla...Read More

A fisherman from Gujarat dies in Pakistani jail for unknown reasons

January 17, 2022
A fisherman from Gujarat dies in Pakistani jail for unknown reasons

Porbandar: A 50-year old fisherman from Gir Somnath district in the state died in a Pakistani jail due to unknown reasons. The fisherman named Jayanti Solanki, basically from Sutrapada village of Gir Somnath was apprehended by Pakistani authorities a year ago on high seas. He died a few weeks ago but the local authorities received the information on Sunday, as informed by an official. Fisheries officer Vishal Gohel said that a team of Gujarat fisheries department from Veraval has reached...Read More

Coast Guard evacuates a boat master who suffered snake bite at sea

December 13, 2021
Coast Guard evacuates a boat master who suffered snake bite at sea

Veraval: In a swift operation coordinated by Indian Coast Guard Station Veraval on 12 December 2021, Coast Guard ship (C-143) undertook evacuation of the master of IFB Badrika who had suffered a snake bite while retrieving the fishing nets at sea 54 NM south west off Veraval. C-413 was diverted from operational deployment for above mentioned causality evacuation and proceeded back after handing over the patient to marine police boat The patient along with 01 attendant was embarked onboard Co...Read More

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