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'If we fished only in Indian waters, we would starve to death'

When over a hundred fishermen from Tamil Nadu were arrested by the Sri Lankan navy and their boats seized last month, fishermen in coastal Tamil Nadu went on strike. Rediff.com's A Ganesh Nadar......

How ties soured between Indian, Lankan fishermen

A Ganesh Nadar travels to Pamban, a small village in coastal Tamil Nadu, to find out how the cordial relations between the fishermen of India and Sri Lanka got frayedRelations between fishermen......

TN fishermen vs SL navy: Encounters of worst kind

Tamil fishermen being attacked by the Sri Lankan navy has become a regular affair in Tamil Nadu. Most of these fishermen belong to two districts: Nagaipattinam and Ramanathapuram which includes the......

TN: Fishermen on strike protesting Lanka navy

A day after Sri Lankan Navy released around 1,000 Tamil Nadu fishermen after detaining them for a day, thousands of fishermen fromRameshwaramlaunched an indefinite strike on Fridaydemanding......

'We walk without fear here'

As Sri Lanka heads for yet another civil war, Tamil refugees have begun fleeing the fighting and taking shelter in Tamil Nadu.Special Correspondent A Ganesh Nadar traveled to Mandapam to speak to......

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Q. Where is Rameshwaram & Shiva what done there & famous for what?
:  A. Rameswaram is a town in Ramanathapuram district in the Indian state of Tamil Nadu. It is located on an island separated from mainland India by the...... more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/where-is-rameshwaram--shiva-what-done-there--famous-for-what//answers/5294772

ravisinha
Q. where is pamban bridge ?
Ravisinha:  A. The Pamban Bridge on the Palk Strait connects Rameswaram island to mainland India. more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/where-is-pamban-bridge-/5294723/answers/3723655

sundeep
Q. Rameshwaram is famous for ...........................................& is located at ....................................................................
Sundeep :  A. Rameswaram is a town in Ramanathapuram district in the Indian state of Tamil Nadu. It is located on an island separated from the mainland by the...... more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/rameshwaram-is-famous-for-................................../3723598/answers/3024883

Raghav Handa
Q. India's longest rail bridge
Raghav Handa:  A. The Pamban Bridge on the Palk Strait connects Rameswaram island to mainland India. It refers to both the road bridge and the cantilever railway...... more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/indias-longest-rail-bridge/3024785/answers/1824131

just sen
Q. The land bridge named as Adam's Bridge is a narrow ridge of sand and rocks, mostly dry, which connects Mannar Island (Sri Lanka) with Pamban Island (India) about 18 miles West-North-Westward. At high tide it is covered by c.4 ft (1.2 m) of water. The status of the bridge is still a mystery as the legends trace the bridge to have more than a million years of existence and related to the epic Ramayana. The Srilankan Archeology Department also confirms the possible duration of the bridge's existence to be around one to two million years.DO U THINK THE NAME SHOULD BE CHANGED TO ADAM BRDG?
Just Sen:  A. What's in a name? A Rose is a Rose is a Rose, call it by any name. more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/the-land-bridge-named-as-adams-bridge-is-a-narrow-ridge-of-s/1824087/answers/141063

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Sri Lankan court orders release of 37 Tamil Nadu fishermen

Image for representational purpose. Thirty-seven fishermen from this island, arrested in two batches by Sri Lankan Navy while fishing near... ...

http://www.dnaindia.com/world/report-sri-lankan-court-orders-release-of-37-tamil-nadu-fishermen-2001467
Kalam's plea for additional train ignored

Manithaneya Makkal Katchi legislature party leader M.H. Jawahirullah has expressed disappointment that the former President, A.P.J. Abdul Kalam's... ...

http://www.thehindu.com/news/national/tamil-nadu/kalams-plea-for-additional-train-ignored/article6191099.ece?utm_source=RSS_Feed&utm_medium=RSS&utm_campaign=RSS_Syndication
Rameswaram fishermen stage demonstration; continue fishing boycott

Representational Image Hundreds of fishermen held a demonstration here demanding release of the boats of more than 80 fishermen, arrested by... ...

http://www.dnaindia.com/india/report-rameswaram-fishermen-stage-demonstration-continue-fishing-boycott-1994964
Reunion at the House of Kalam

After nine years, former President A.P.J. Abdul Kalam had a family re-union, with 100-odd members gathering at House of Kalam, his ancestral home,... ...

http://www.thehindu.com/news/national/reunion-at-the-house-of-kalam/article6072555.ece
Sri Lankan court remand arrested TN fishermen to custody

A Sri Lankan court today remanded to judicial custody the 29 fishermen from Tamil Nadu, arrested last month by the island nation's navy while... ...

http://www.business-standard.com/article/pti-stories/sri-lankan-court-remand-arrested-tn-fishermen-to-custody-114060200887_1.html

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