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Delhi High Court refused to meddle in Kachchativu (Comment)


September 18th, 2012 - 4:30 pm ICT by IANS
A long time ago, I had moved the Delhi High Court challenging the Indian government's decision to give away the Kachchativu island to Sri Lanka.When the transfer happened, in 1974, I ... Read more...

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Situation under control in Kundankulam


September 12th, 2012 - 11:47 am ICT by IANS
Chennai, Sep 12 (IANS) The situation in Tamil Nadu's Idinthakarai village, the epicentre of the movement against the Kudankulam nuclear project, was under control Wednesday after three days of protests, ... Read more...

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Situation calm in Kudankulam, protest leaders abducted by fishermen (Second Lead)


September 12th, 2012 - 1:11 am ICT by IANS
Chennai, Sep 11 (IANS) After two days of protests against the Kudankulam nuclear power project, the situation in Idinthakarai village in Tamil Nadu's Tirunelveli was calm Tuesday even as protests ... Read more...

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PMANE leaders ‘abducted’ by fishermen


September 12th, 2012 - 12:57 am ICT by IANS
Chennai, Sep 11 (IANS) High drama prevailed at Tamil Nadu's Idinthakarai village - the hub of the anti-Kudankulam protests - Tuesday night with the leaders of People's Movement Against Nuclear ... Read more...

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Situation calm in Kudankulam, more protestors arrested (Lead)


September 11th, 2012 - 6:26 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Sep 11 (IANS) After two days of protests against the Kudankulam nuclear power project, the situation in Idinthakarai village in Tirunelveli in Tamil Nadu was calm Tuesday even as ... Read more...

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Situation calm in Kudankulam


September 11th, 2012 - 6:04 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Sep 11 (IANS) After two days of protests against the Kudankulam nuclear project, the situation in the Idinthakarai village in Tirunelveli in Tamil Nadu is calm, said an official ... Read more...

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Kudankulam protests: One killed in police firing


September 10th, 2012 - 8:53 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Sep 10 (IANS) One person was killed in police firing when a crowd of anti-Kudankulam protestors attacked a police checkpost in Tamil Nadu's Tuticorin district Monday, police said. Three ... Read more...

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30,000 antiques to be salvaged from sunken Chinese ship


August 19th, 2012 - 8:30 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Aug 19 (IANS) More than 30,000 antiques will be salvaged from an ancient merchant vessel that sank 500 years ago off the coast of southeast China's Guangdong province.On the ... Read more...

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Odisha fishermen warned against going into sea


August 18th, 2012 - 10:11 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, Aug 18 (IANS) Authorities in Odisha Saturday alerted fishermen against venturing out into the sea as a low pressure area has been formed over the Bay Bengal.The low pressure ... Read more...

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Hippo kills man in Burundi


August 13th, 2012 - 8:04 am ICT by IANS
Bujumbura (Burundi), Aug 13 (IANS) A hippopotamus killed a fisherman in Lake Rweru in central Africa's Burundi, Xinhua reported.The incident took place in the lake in Busoni, in Burundi's northern ... Read more...

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Bengal to up vigil to stop fishing of small Hilsa


August 11th, 2012 - 5:40 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Aug 11 (IANS) With the marine delicacy Hilsa, without which the Bengali platter is incomplete, being sold at Rs.1,000-Rs.1,500 per kg due to short supply, the West Bengal government ... Read more...

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Fishermen ask PM to cancel n-projects in costal areas


August 9th, 2012 - 8:05 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Aug 9 (IANS) The National Fishworker's Forum (NFF)- one of the largest organisations of fishermen in India - Thursday wrote to Prime Minister Manmohan Singh, asking for immediate ... Read more...

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British couple have 22 wedding ceremonies, eight more to go


August 9th, 2012 - 6:57 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 9 (IANS) The wedding day is termed as the "happiest day" in one's life and you can't ever have enough of happiness. A British couple is celebrating their ... Read more...

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2,000-year-old Roman ship found


August 7th, 2012 - 9:30 am ICT by IANS
Genoa, Aug 7 (IANS/AKI) The remains of a 2,000-year-old Roman merchant ship has been found in Italy.The food-transport vessel was found by submarine police off the shore of Varazze town, ... Read more...

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India releases Sri Lankan boats, fishermen


August 6th, 2012 - 5:06 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 6 (IANS) The Coast Guard has released 11 Sri Lankan fishermen who were detained in Indian waters in May along with two fishing boats, it was announced ... Read more...

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Goa extends fishing ban so fish stays on plate


August 4th, 2012 - 1:36 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, Aug 4 (IANS) In order to ensure that fish continues to be available in the quintessential Goan thali (plate), it has now been decided to extend the ban on ... Read more...

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7 sailors rescued off Goa beach


July 28th, 2012 - 10:31 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, July 28 (IANS) A tragedy was averted when alert lifeguards rescued seven fishermen stranded aboard a malfunctioning fishing trawler off Goa's Colva beach.According to a spokesperson for Drishti Special ... Read more...

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India hopeful fishermen captured by Sri Lanka will be released


July 24th, 2012 - 9:35 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 24 (IANS) India said Tuesday it has been pressing Sri Lanka for the early release of 23 its fishermen who were captured by Sri Lankan Navy on ... Read more...

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Two killed in Malaysia chopper crash


July 21st, 2012 - 9:46 pm ICT by IANS
Kuala Lumpur, July 21 (IANS) Two bodies were found in a helicopter wreckage Saturday in a remote jungle in Malaysia's eastern state of Sarawak, Xinhua reported. The chopper went missing ... Read more...

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India, Pakistan explore easy release of straying fishermen


July 12th, 2012 - 9:41 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 12 (IANS) India and Pakistan Thursday explored ideas to provide easy and hassle-free ways of releasing fishermen who stray into either side of the international maritime border.The ... Read more...

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Piranha attack in China leads hunt for fish


July 12th, 2012 - 11:55 am ICT by IANS
Beijing, July 12 (IANS) Chinese authorities have launched a massive hunt for piranhas, the flesh-eating fish, which attacked at least two people recently in a river.Authorities are offering 1,000 yuan ... Read more...

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54 Africans died at sea during voyage to Italy


July 11th, 2012 - 8:54 am ICT by IANS
Geneva, July 11 (IANS)A total of 54 people have died in the Mediterranean sea while attempting to reach the Italian shores from Libya, Xinhua quoted the United Nations Refugee ... Read more...

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Thousands of fishes die in Gomti (Lead)


June 25th, 2012 - 4:29 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, June 25 (IANS) Authorities in Uttar Pradesh Monday ordered a probe into the death of thousands of fishes which have died in the river Gomti here.The possible reasons that ... Read more...

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Farmers bid to ‘re-capture’ Jaitapur lands foiled


June 13th, 2012 - 3:49 pm ICT by IANS
Ratnagiri (Maharashtra), June 13 (IANS) Nearly 3,000 farmers and fishermen Wednesday made an unsuccessful attempt to "recapture" their farms and other lands, which have been acquired for the proposed 9,900-MW ... Read more...

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Two pilgrims die, many missing as boat capsizes in Gujarat


June 2nd, 2012 - 6:59 pm ICT by IANS
Valsad (Gujarat), June 2 (IANS) At least two pilgrims were drowned and many were missing after an overloaded boat capsized off a jetty in the Arabian Sea near here in ... Read more...

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Myanmar dolphins work with fishermen


May 28th, 2012 - 9:28 pm ICT by IANS
Nay Pyi Taw, May 28 (IANS) Dolphins in Myanmar's Ayeyawady river are unique -- they help fishermen by herding fishes towards the net.The interactive fishing technique between the dolphins and ... Read more...

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Awareness drive to be launched to protect Kerala’s fish


May 21st, 2012 - 8:02 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, May 21 (IANS) The Kerala State Biodiversity Board (KSBB) will launch a campaign to protect the fish wealth of the state Tuesday on the occasion of 'International Day for ... Read more...

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Indefinite hunger strike against Kudankulam N-plant called off


May 15th, 2012 - 10:06 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, May 15 (IANS) The People's Movement Against Nuclear Energy (PMANE) leading the protest against the Kudankulam Nuclear Power Project Tuesday announced its decision of call off its indefinite hunger ... Read more...

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Infrared light stops eye damage caused by bright lights


May 14th, 2012 - 1:52 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, May 14 (IANS) Treating eyes with gentle infrared light can help prevent damage caused by subsequent exposure to bright light, says a study. A breakthrough by The Vision Centre ... Read more...

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Awareness campaign on marine biodiversity in Kerala May 22


May 8th, 2012 - 6:57 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, May 8 (IANS) The Kerala State Biodiversity Board (KSBB) will organise an awareness campaign on marine life in the nine coastal districts of the state May 22, on the ... Read more...

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Hundreds of dead pelicans found in Peru


April 30th, 2012 - 12:01 pm ICT by IANS
Lima, April 30 (IANS/EFE) Fishermen and environmentalists are calling on officials to investigate the deaths of more than 200 pelicans on the beaches of northern Peru, media reports said.The dead ... Read more...

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India sounds tsunami warning after Indonesian quake


April 11th, 2012 - 6:31 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 11 (IANS) India Wednesday asked states along its east coast to be on high alert amid tsunami fears following a massive earthquake in Indonesia.The union home ministry ... Read more...

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Indefinite fast withdrawn against Kudankulam plant


March 27th, 2012 - 10:29 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, March 27 (IANS) The nine-day fast against the Kundankulam Nuclear Power Project (KNPP) was called off Tuesday but protests against the plant will continue, an activist said.M. Pushparayan, convenor ... Read more...

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1,500 trees planted in Abu Dhabi


March 14th, 2012 - 12:27 am ICT by IANS
Abu Dhabi, March 13 (IANS/WAM) More than 1,500 trees were planted Tuesday at a port in Abu Dhabi in the United Arab Emirates (UAE).The community tree planting initiative launched by ... Read more...

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My son was thrown out of MV Prabhu Daya: Father


March 8th, 2012 - 12:39 am ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, March 7 (IANS) The father of 24-year-old Prasobh Sugathan, second officer on MV Prabhu Daya, the merchant ship under investigation for ramming into a Kerala fishing boat, denied that ... Read more...

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