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Political battle rages on Sethusamudram project

BJP, AIADMK oppose the project while DMK and CPI-M support the Sethusamudram shipping project across the Palk Strait. T E Narasimhan reportsWith the Lok Sabha elections round the corner, the......

'Katchatheevu was geologically linked to Indian land mass'

The Centre has taken the controversial stand that Katchatheevu in the Palk Strait off Rameswaram coast in Tamil Nadu was never part of India, but a senior geologist and remote sensing expert says......

Lanka navy detains over 300 fishermen, 100 still in custody

The Sri Lankan navy on Wednesday detained as many as 327 Indian fishermen when they were fishing in the Palk Strait, and later released 227 of them, officials said. The 100 fishermen in custody......

Sethu project not good for big ships: Naval chief

The Sethusamudram Shipping Canal Project, aimed at deepening the waters in Palk Straits, is a 'viable' one but will not be useful for the navigation of the big ships, Chief of Naval Staff Admiral......

When Baalu spent hours reading about Adam's Bridge

Amidst the Sangh Parivar's opposition to dredging in the Ramar Sethu or Adam's Bridge area in Palk Straits for the Sethusamudram Ship Canal Project, Union Shipping Minister T R Baalu spent more......

RIL-BP make significant gas find in Cauvery basin

Energy conglomerate Reliance Industries and its partner BP plc on Friday said they have made a second deep-water gas condensate discovery in the Cauvery basin, off the east coast. The......

Sethusamudram controversy back in the spotlight

There seems to be no end to the 16-year-old war over the controversial Sethusamudram project. The project involves dredging the stretch of water between Tamil Nadu and Sri Lanka to make it......

'Team wins whenever I take wickets'

Sri Lanka's record-breaking spinner Muttiah Muralitharan has taken the blame on himself for his team's poor showing in India last year and is keen to set the record straight during the Champions......
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Depression off TN coast, fishermen advised not to go to sea

Fishermen in Tamil Nadu have been advised by port officials not to put out to sea as there was a possibility of a deep depression in the Bay of... ...

http://news.rediff.com/commentary/2017/apr/16/depression-off-tn-coast-fishermen-advised-not-to-go-to-sea/be5d9480aadf4c8c4254eaa506e00202
Lankan Navy arrests 12 Indian fishermen

Twelve fishermen from Tamil Nadu have been arrested by the Sri Lankan Navy on the charge of fishing in the territorial waters of the island... ...

http://www.rediff.com/news/report/lankan-navy-arrests-12-indian-fishermen/20170326.htm
10 Lankan fishermen arrested for fishing in Indian waters

The Coast Guard arrested 10 Sri Lankan fishermen off Tamil Nadu coast for fishing in Indian waters, two days after an Indian fisherman was... ...

http://www.business-standard.com/article/pti-stories/10-lankan-fishermen-arrested-for-fishing-in-indian-waters-117030800981_1.html
HC asks Centre, TN, to look into grievances of fishermen

The Madras High Court today directed the central and state governments to look into grievance about welfare schemes for rehabilitating families of... ...

http://www.business-standard.com/article/pti-stories/hc-asks-centre-tn-to-look-into-grievances-of-fishermen-117030800751_1.html
India, Sri Lanka must find solution to Palk Bay fishing dispute

India and Sri Lanka share a very proximate maritime boundary which is as less as 12 nautical miles on the Palk Strait. ...

http://www.dnaindia.com/analysis/editorial-dna-edit-india-sri-lanka-must-find-solution-to-palk-bay-fishing-dispute-2345650

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