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Indian village buzzing over homecoming of fishermen freed by Pakistan

 The village in Diu prepares for 61 of the 338 Indian fishermen released from a Karachi prison. They were accused of straying into Pakistani waters. Indian fishermen released by Pakistan line up at the border post in Wagah, India, to… Continue Reading →

#India – Banks refuse loans to Pak-hit Guj fishermen #WTFnews

Wednesday, Aug 14, 2013, 7:38 IST | Place: New Delhi | Agency: DNA Iftikhar Gilani For representational purpose – Naresh Natu/DNA In Gujarat’s Saurashtra region, fishermen are in a Catch-22 situation. With Pakistan’s Maritime Security Agency (MSA) preying on Indian… Continue Reading →

Pakistan – Fishermen of Sindh brave poverty, misery and Indian Navy

dy> By Amar Guriro , Daily Times  KARACHI: The neighbourhood comprises some straw and mud huts, and log houses circling a huge courtyard without any boundary wall, with a common hand pump installed in the centre, which pumps saline ground… Continue Reading →

Indian prisoner’s body arrives 21 days after his death in Pakistan jail

By Our Correspondent / Express Tribune : July 29, 2013 MUMBAI / KARACHI: The remains of Indian prisoner Dadubhai Makwana, who had died in Karachi jail on July 4, were flown to Mumbai last Thursday, almost 21 days after his… Continue Reading →

#India – Fisherman dead in boat capsize near Nemmeli Desal plant

20 July, 2013 — V. Balasekar, 42, of Sulerikattukuppam was washed ashore early today on the beach near the Nemmeli desalination plant. The fisherman’s kattumaram (a light surf-riding boat made of tied logs), capsized and he drowned after he got snagged in… Continue Reading →

India-Pakistan: whose fish is it anyway ?

By Shivam Vij Sometime last year, Dadubhai went out to the sea to get fish. Instead of dead fish, his dead body is going to come home from Karachi. We don’t even know when his body is going to come. There… Continue Reading →

Call to secure release of fishermen in Indian jails before Eid

The Dawn THATTA, July 12: Families of 57 fishermen belonging to a village in Thatta who have been languishing in Indian jails for some time have appealed to the president and the prime Minister to help secure the release of their dear ones… Continue Reading →

Why do India and Pakistan treat their fishermen like fish?

Last updated on: October 01, 2012 , rediff.com   *When a security force finds the vessel of another country within its maritime borders — with no “objectionable materials apart from a large cache of fish” — why can’t they simply ask the… Continue Reading →

Must Watch- Music Video on Koodankulam Anti Nuclear Protest

The first Inter-Governmental Agreement for setting up two 1000MW light water reactors was signed between India and the erstwhile USSR in 1988. In spite of people’s opposition to the project since then the authorities were careful not to publicise the… Continue Reading →

Warm memories of time in Pak jail

Anahita Mukherji, Times of India | Within half an hour of the retreat ceremony at the Wagah-Attari junction, the two gates on either side of a thin white line that forms the border between India and Pakistan were re-opened once… Continue Reading →

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