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Australia rallies for vote for Super Trawler


September 12th, 2012 - 8:34 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Sydney, Sept 12 (THAINDIAN NEWS) In Sydney the hopes of stopping a super trawler from fishing in Australia’s water were turned down as those in favor of the fishing expressed their disregard ... Read more...

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One injured, two missing in fresh attack in Assam


August 22nd, 2012 - 11:08 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, Aug 22 (IANS) A fresh incident of violence left one injured and two missing in Dhubri district of Assam Wednesday, police said.The incident took place at Bongaldoba area under ... 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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Crocodile causes panic in Shanghai


August 7th, 2012 - 8:03 pm ICT by IANS
Shanghai, Aug 7 (IANS) There was panic when a 1.5-metre-long crocodile was found in a creek in a suburban residential area in this Chinese business hub.Animal protection authorities caught the ... Read more...

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23 Indian fishermen released by Sri Lanka: Krishna


July 27th, 2012 - 5:08 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 27 (IANS) Twenty-three Tamil Nadu fishermen, arrested by Sri Lankan Navy six days ago while fishing near Katchatheevu in the Palk Strait, have been released and will ... Read more...

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India asks Sri Lanka to free Indian fishermen


July 23rd, 2012 - 5:18 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 23 (IANS) India has taken up with Sri Lanka the arrest of 23 Indian fishermen by its navy and sought their release.Indian diplomats left for Mannar in ... Read more...

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Secure fishermen’s release from Sri Lanka: Jayalalithaa urges PM


July 5th, 2012 - 5:45 am ICT by IANS
Chennai, July 4 (IANS) Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J. Jayalalithaa Wednesday urged Prime Minister Manmohan Singh to take up the issue of Indian fishermen arrested by the Sri Lankan ... Read more...

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Florida teenager survives harpoon through head


June 20th, 2012 - 8:47 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Miami, June 19 (THAINDIAN NEWS)
Yasser Lopez has miraculously survived after being shot through the head with a fishing harpoon. Lopez, who is currently recovering from the accident, remains in a Miami ... 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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500-km human chain for Indian fishermen’s sake


April 28th, 2012 - 8:33 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, April 28 (IANS) More than half a million people Saturday formed a 500-km-long human chain running from Kerala to Tamil Nadu to press for the safety and security of ... Read more...

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Father dies saving son at sea


April 10th, 2012 - 12:10 am ICT by IANS
London, April 9 (IANS) An elderly father died while saving his drowning son on a secluded British beach after both were swept into the sea.The 60-year-old unnamed man had been ... Read more...

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Kerala fishermen complain they were shot at


March 7th, 2012 - 10:46 pm ICT by IANS
Kollam (Kerala), March 7 (IANS) Three fishermen Wednesday complained saying their boat was shot at from a ship off Kollam coast in Kerala, police said.The complaint comes close on the ... Read more...

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Mushroom path for eco-conservation


March 4th, 2012 - 4:27 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, March 4 (IANS) Mushrooms seems to be helping in ecological conservation at Assam's Deepor Beel. Guwahati based NGO Eco Concept has come forward to help the people living on ... Read more...

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Late success blessing for Michael Fassbender


February 27th, 2012 - 2:53 am ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, Feb 27 (IANS) Irish-German actor Michael Fassbender thinks he would have not been so grounded if he had found fame in his early 20s.The 34-year-old is happy that ... Read more...

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China mulls Antarctic protection law


February 16th, 2012 - 7:41 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Feb 16 (IANS) Chinese entities planning to carry out activities like scientific research and tourism in the Antarctic will need government approval henceforth.The government will regulate human activities in ... Read more...

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North Korean envoy caught illegally fishing in Germany


January 22nd, 2012 - 3:07 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, Jan 21 (IANS/RIA Novosti) The North Korean ambassador to Germany has been caught by police for fishing without a licence in a Berlin river, Svoboda radio station reported Friday.North ... Read more...

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180 Indian prisoners freed from Karachi jail


January 7th, 2012 - 6:52 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Jan 7 (IANS) A total of 180 Indian prisoners were released by Pakistan from a Karachi jail Saturday.Pakistan has freed 179 Indian fishermen and one civilian from Karachi's Landhi ... Read more...

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19 Bangladeshi fishermen rescued off Andhra coast


January 5th, 2012 - 9:42 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Jan 5 (IANS) Nineteen Bangladeshi fishermen, who had lost their way in the Bay of Bengal, were rescued by fishermen from Andhra Pradesh Thursday.Police said the fishermen in their ... Read more...

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Tamil Nadu boat capsize kills 13 (Lead)


December 25th, 2011 - 10:15 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Dec 25 (IANS) At least 13 people were killed when a boat carrying 25 passengers capsized in Pulicat Lake in Tamil Nadu's Thiruvallur district near here Sunday, police said. ... Read more...

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Werner Coetzee has a lucky escape from a Great White Shark attack


December 24th, 2011 - 12:03 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Johannesburg, Dec 23 (THAINDIAN NEWS) A South African angler counts himself lucky to be alive after a horrific encounter with a great white shark. Werner Coetzee says he was just moments away ... Read more...

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18 Indian fishermen rescued by Sri Lankan navy


December 22nd, 2011 - 5:06 am ICT by IANS
Colombo, Dec 22 (IANS) Eighteen Indian fishermen whose boats were caught in rough sea were rescued by the Sri Lankan navy, an official said.The navy rescued 12 fishermen off Delft ... Read more...

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Is it quite literally an oil well?


October 13th, 2011 - 9:34 pm ICT by IANS
Malappuram, (Kerala) Oct 13 (IANS) In the fishing hamlet of Tanur near Malappuram, all roads in the past two days have been leading to the home of 38-year-old fisherman Abbas ... Read more...

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March on land livelihood issues


September 27th, 2011 - 12:20 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 26 (IANS) A group of 20 activists will travel 80,000 km across the country covering 350 districts to spread awareness on land livelihood issues, a statement from ... Read more...

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I am getting old: Peter Andre


July 4th, 2011 - 1:55 am ICT by IANS
London, July 4 (IANS) Singer Peter Andre feels he is getting sad and old because he spends the whole night watching fishing programmes."In 10 years, I'd like to be sitting ... Read more...

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Indian fishermen to be freed soon: Sri Lanka


June 23rd, 2011 - 2:21 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 23 (IANS) Sri Lanka has said it will soon release the 23 Indian fishermen taking into custody for fishing in Sri Lankan waters."Following the due process of ... Read more...

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Sri Lanka arrests 23 Indian fishermen


June 21st, 2011 - 1:52 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, June 21 (IANS) Twenty-three fishermen from Tamil Nadu have been arrested by the Sri Lankan Navy for fishing in the island nation's waters, police said Tuesday.The fishermen had set ... Read more...

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Chhattisgarh bans fishing, one-year jail for violators


June 17th, 2011 - 2:47 pm ICT by IANS
Raipur, June 17 (IANS) Chhattisgarh Friday announced a two-month ban on fishing to protect fish during their breeding period in monsoon.Violators would be booked under a law that provides for ... Read more...

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Secure release of Indian fishermen in Sri Lanka, PM urged


June 8th, 2011 - 2:15 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, June 8 (IANS) Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J. Jayalalithaa has written to Prime Minister Manmohan Singh, requesting him to urge the Sri Lankan government to release four Indian ... Read more...

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Two drowned in Agra


May 25th, 2011 - 12:14 am ICT by IANS
Agra, May 24 (IANS) Two of the three teenagers who had gone out fishing at the Yamuna river bank near Sikandra and decided to take a dip, drowned Tuesday, police ... Read more...

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Tshwane to become largest city in South Africa


May 2nd, 2011 - 2:31 pm ICT by IANS
Pretoria, May 2 (IANS) The city of Tshwane will become the largest in South Africa and the third largest in the world when a new municipality is incorporated into it, ... Read more...

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Level of China’s largest freshwater lake at lowest point in history


April 26th, 2011 - 6:26 pm ICT by ANI
Beijing, Apr 26 (ANI): The water level of China's largest freshwater lake, Poyang Lake in the Jiangxi Province, has reportedly dropped to the lowest point in its history for the same period.The ... Read more...

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89 Indian prisoners released from Pakistan reach home


April 15th, 2011 - 11:33 pm ICT by IANS
Attari (Punjab), April 15 (IANS) At least 89 Indian prisoners, released by Pakistan as a goodwill gesture, reached home Friday through the land route and crossed over at this joint ... Read more...

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Fishes become smart enough to evade hunters


March 22nd, 2011 - 2:49 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, March 22 (IANS) Fishes have got wise to the ways of those who are hunting them with spearguns. Researchers found that fishes exposed to speargun fishing take flight much ... Read more...

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Dubai to host Middle East’s largest agri-business expo


March 20th, 2011 - 6:27 am ICT by IANS
Dubai, March 20 (IANS/WAM) Dubai will host the Middle East's largest agri-business expo March 29-31, it was announced Saturday.The AGRAme 2011 will be organised by the Institute for International Research ... Read more...

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Jharkhand economy growing, but agriculture declines: Report


March 7th, 2011 - 9:08 pm ICT by IANS
Ranchi, March 7 (IANS) Jharkhand's per capita gross state domestic product (GSDP), that is the total value of goods and services produced in the state divided by its population, increased ... Read more...

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