Press Esc to close
Thursday 11 February 2016
News updated at 9:53 AM IST
Weather
Max: 33°C
Min : 20°C
In Bengaluru
Partially cloudy

Released by Sri Lanka, 19 fishermen arrive at Rameswaram

April 12, 2013 PTI

As many as 19 fishermen from this island, who were arrested by the Sri Lankan Navy and lodged in prison in the neighbouring country, arrived here today, officials said.

They were arrested by the Lankan Navy on March 13 on charges of violating the International Maritime Boundary line. A Lankan court had ordered their release yesterday.
The fishermen and their four boats were handed over to the Indian Coast Guard by Lankan Navy personnel at the IMBL this afternoon, sources said.

The coast guard team, led by Commander P Sathiyanaranan, repatriated them to India, they said.

Their family members and fishermen association presidents V Arulanandam and N Devadoss welcomed them when they arrived at the shore.


Go to Top

Photo Gallery
Sahana Kumari of India jumps in her final attempt of the High Jump event...

Sahana Kumari of India jumps in her final attempt of the High Jump event...

Divij Sharan and Ankita Raina show their medal at the medal presentation ceremony

Divij Sharan and Ankita Raina show their medal at the medal presentation ceremony

Apurvi Chandela, Pooja Ghatkar, Elizabeth Susan taking selfie during the presentation ceremony...

Apurvi Chandela, Pooja Ghatkar, Elizabeth Susan taking selfie during the presentation ceremony...

Indian Women and Mens Squash team posing for photograph with their Gold medals...

Indian Women and Mens Squash team posing for photograph with their Gold medals...

Veerdhawal Khade during the presentation ceremony for the 50m b fly swimming event...

Veerdhawal Khade during the presentation ceremony for the 50m b fly swimming event...

Flowers in full bloom during the press preview at the Mughal Garden ...

Flowers in full bloom during the press preview at the Mughal Garden ...

Jawans pay tribute at the memorial of the Sikh warrior General Sardar Sham Singh Attari ...

Jawans pay tribute at the memorial of the Sikh warrior General Sardar Sham Singh Attari ...

Concluding Session of Governors Conference in New Delhi...

Concluding Session of Governors Conference in New Delhi...

Else Sandberg, wife of the ambassador of Sweden to India launch the Zbee Electric vehicle ...

Else Sandberg, wife of the ambassador of Sweden to India launch the Zbee Electric vehicle ...

An Installation of the ' Make in India' logo at CST near BMC headquarters in Mumbai...

An Installation of the ' Make in India' logo at CST near BMC headquarters in Mumbai...

Copyright 2014, The Printers (Mysore) Private Ltd., 75, M.G Road, Post Box 5331, Bengaluru - 560001
Tel: +91 (80) 25880000 Fax No. +91 (80) 25880523