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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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Centre plans dredging to push bigger vessels through Pamban to save Ram Sethu

NEW DELHI: With BJP in power at Centre, government is set to push the navigation of bigger vessels through the existing channel (Pamban Bridge)... ...

http://m.timesofindia.com/india/Centre-plans-dredging-to-push-bigger-vessels-through-Pamban-to-save-Ram-Sethu/articleshow/44819378.cms
Top 5 longest railway bridges in India

India has some of the best structured railway bridges in the world and it has helped India immensely in reaching out to the international market... ...

http://www.indiatvnews.com/news/india/top-5-longest-railway-bridges-in-india-42222.html
A Ghost Town that Houses Old Myths

BANGALORE: About 620 km from Bangalore, on the southern tip of Pamban Island in Tamil Nadu, is a ghost town known as Dhanushkodi. The place, just... ...

http://www.newindianexpress.com/cities/bangalore/A-Ghost-Town-that-Houses-Old-Myths/2014/09/18/article2435931.ece
He Sells Sea Shells by the Shore

Even more wondrous than the sight of 40,000 different varieties of seashells neatly displayed inside glass cases at the India Shell Museum in... ...

http://www.newindianexpress.com/magazine/He-Sells-Sea-Shells-by-the-Shore/2014/09/13/article2427954.ece
Mom Hopeful of Fisherman's Return, Visits Shore Daily

RAMANATHAPURAM: Winmalar, mother of Erson, waits in vigil on the Pamban shores for the return of her son, one of three fishermen who have gone... ...

http://www.newindianexpress.com/states/tamil_nadu/Mom-Hopeful-of-Fishermans-Return-Visits-Shore-Daily/2014/09/06/article2417339.ece

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