Fishermen Issues: Current Affairs, GK & News - 2020-2021

NAVIC Messaging System for Fisheries Department

Published: March 18, 2020

On March 17, 2020, the Department of Space reported at the Parliament that ISRO has designed NAVIC messaging system and receiver. The system is currently used by the Indian National Centre for Ocean Information system (INCOIS) Highlights The system is used to broadcast emergency warning messages in cases such as tsunami, cyclone, high waves. The ..

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Foundation Stone for Lighthouse at Dhanushkodi laid

Published: February 19, 2020

On February 18, 2020, foundation stone for a 50-metre high foundation stone laid at Dhanushkodi in Rameswaram. This is the fifth lighthouse in the region Highlights The light house is to be built at a cost of Rs 8 crore rupees. The lighthouse is to be located opposite to the old church that was destroyed ..

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India, Pakistan exchange lists of civilian prisoners and fishermen lodged in each other’s jails

Published: July 2, 2018

India and Pakistan have exchanged lists of civilian prisoners and fishermen lodged in each other’s jails. The list was shared as per the provision of bilateral agreement on consular access signed between both countries in May 2008. Under it, lists of prisoners have to be exchanged twice every year – on January 1 and July ..

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 Coast Guards of India and Pakistan hold talks in New Delhi

Published: May 29, 2018

India and Pakistan held meeting of their coast guard officials (Indian Coast Guard and Pakistan Maritime Security Agency) held in New Delhi. They addressed issues pertaining to boundary violations by fishermen from both sides and enhancing cooperation in area of maritime search and rescue and combating pollution at sea. Background Indian Coast Guard and Pakistan ..

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India, Sri Lanka agree to exchange views to find permanent solution to fishermen issues

Published: January 3, 2017

India and Sri Lanka have expressed confidence for finding a long-lasting solution to the issue of fishermen between the two countries. In this regard, talks co-chaired by Union Agriculture Minister Radha Mohan Singh and Sri Lankan fisheries Minister Mahinda Amaraweera were held in Colombo, Sri Lanka.  A joint communiqué issued after the meeting mentioning It ..

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