Congress President Rahul Gandhi felicitated Kerala fishermen who carried out rescue operations during floods in the state.Fisherman Jaisal KP who offered his back to help people board rescue boats was also felicitated. Earlier Rahul met flood survivors in the relief camps of Chengannur, Alapuzha and Ernakulam. Rahul Gandhi has been demanding that the Centre declare Kerala floods as a national disaster. Rahul Gandhi also said that the floods in Kerala revealed “two distinct ideas of India” as he met people in the districts hit hardest by the natural disaster which killed hundreds of people, left dozens missing and pushed about a million to relief camps.read more
Pakistan and India frequently arrest fishermen for allegedly trespassing in territorial waters in the Arabian Sea and these fishermen do not have boats equipped with the technology to know their precise location, authorities say. read more
According to police, three trawlers had left the shores from Kirtania Ghat of Odisha and lost contact with the other trawlers.The sea was rough over the past two days due to rains and wind, but it appeared that the fishermen in these vessel ignored ... read more
Nils Mathis Sara repairs a fence in the Finnmark Plateau, Norway. When he’s not out on the Arctic tundra with his 2,000 reindeer and his dog, Sara is busy explaining to people how a planned copper mine threatens his livelihood. Along with other herders and fishermen, the 60-year-old is in a standoff with the mine owners, Norwegian officials and many towns people that is, after six years, coming to a head.