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  • Protest in Rameswaram, demands release of fishermen in Sri Lankan custody

    Protest in Rameswaram, demands release of fishermen in Sri Lankan custody

    The Sri Lankan Navy apprehended 15 of the fishermen and their 2 boats who went to sea from Rameswaram on November 5th.

    November 8, 2022
  • Sri Lankan Navy arrests 10 Indian fishermen

    Sri Lankan Navy arrests 10 Indian fishermen

    The fishermen from Tamil Nadu who left from Thoothukudi were arrested on Monday while they were engaged in cross-border fishing in Mullaitivu waters of Sri Lanka.

    August 22, 2022
  • 15 more Sri Lankan Tamil refugees reach Rameswaram

    15 more Sri Lankan Tamil refugees reach Rameswaram

    The state government has sought legal assistance from eminent lawyers who are experts in Human rights law on providing monetary assistance and other facilities

    April 25, 2022
  • Rameswaram fishermen go on indefinite strike over fish price

    Rameswaram fishermen go on indefinite strike over fish price

    Fishermen here Sunday went on an indefinite strike protesting against the low prices offered by export companies for prawns and fishes.

    June 16, 2019
  • APJ Abdul Kalam | National Geographic to showcase rare facets of India’s Missile Man’s life on October 8

    APJ Abdul Kalam | National Geographic to showcase rare facets of India’s Missile Man’s life on October 8

    Becoming a fighter pilot was his "dearest dream". After graduating from MIT in 1958, he applied to fly fighter aircrafts for a young Indian Air Force. However, he did not get through. He was ranked ninth when only eight slots were available in the Indian Air Force. This was not the only failure that he faced.

    October 4, 2018
  • Sri Lankan Navy arrests 8 Indian fishermen

    Sri Lankan Navy arrests 8 Indian fishermen

    Eight Indian fishermen were arrested on Thursday by the Sri Lankan Navy for allegedly fishing near Neduntheevu in the country’s northern territorial waters, the Sri Lankan Navy said in Colombo. The Navy personnel, during a routine patrol onboard a fast gunboat and a fast attack craft attached to the Northern Naval Command, also seized two...

    January 25, 2018
  • President Kovind offers prayers at Rameswaram

    President Kovind offers prayers at Rameswaram

    President Ramnath Kovind today offered prayers at the Sri Ramanathaswamy temple here as he embarked on his first visit to Tamil Nadu since assuming the office in July. Kovind, who was accompanied by his wife and daughter, was received at the temple gate with the traditional “Poorna Kumbha Mariyathai” (temple honours) by the priest and...

    December 23, 2017
  • Kalam has inspired India’s youth to become job creators: Modi

    Kalam has inspired India’s youth to become job creators: Modi

    Former President APJ Abdul Kalam has “inspired” the youth of India to scale heights of progress and become job creators, Prime Minister Narendra Modi said on Thursday. Speaking at the inauguration of the former President’s memorial in Tamil Nadu's Ramananthapuram district, Modi said: “Dr. Kalam inspired the youth of India. I can see that today's...

    July 27, 2017
  • Modi inaugurates Kalam memorial in Rameswaram

    Modi inaugurates Kalam memorial in Rameswaram

    Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday inaugurated former President A.P.J. Abdul Kalam's memorial in Tamil Nadu's Ramananthapuram district. Modi also flagged off 'Kalam Sandesh Vahini', an exhibition bus which would travel across various states and reach Rashtrapati Bhavan on October 15, the 86th birth anniversary of the former President. The memorial at Pei Karumbu was...

    July 27, 2017
  • PM Modi to inaugurate Abdul Kalam memorial in Rameswaram

    PM Modi to inaugurate Abdul Kalam memorial in Rameswaram

    Prime Minister Narendra Modi will on Thursday inaugurate former President A.P.J. Abdul Kalam's memorial at Rameswaram, said officials. Tamil Nadu Governor C. Vidyasagar Rao, Chief Minister K. Palaniswami, Union Minister Pon Radhakrishnan and NDA's Vice Presidential candidate M. Venkaiah Naidu will be among those present on the occasion. Kalam died of cardiac arrest in Shillong...

    July 26, 2017