Twenty one Tamil Nadu fishermen arrested by the Navy

She had also reiterated the need to restore the traditional fishing rights of Indian fishermen in the Palk Bay by annulling the Indo-Sri Lankan agreements. (Colombo Gazette) The fishermen were arrested while fishing near Katchatheevu, an islet ceded to Sri Lanka by India by two agreements of 1974 and 1976. Twenty one Tamil Nadu fishermen were arrested by the Navy on charges of crossing the International Maritime Boundary Line, the Press Trust of India reported.The three boats of the fishermen, hailing from Pamban and Thangachimadom near Rameswaram, were also seized by the Navy personnel, Assistant Director of Fisheries Department D Gopinath said. Tamil Nadu Chief Minister Jayalalithaa had earlier this month written to Prime Minister Narendra Modi, requesting him to act decisively to find tangible mechanisms to permanently resolve this vexatious issue, affecting the livelihood of lakhs of fishermen of the state. read more

Vujovic and Cervar dismiss gossips about Croatian bench

Croatia handballLino CervarVeselin Vujović The two biggest wishes of the Croatian sports community for overtaking the position of the handball NT coach, Veselin Vujovic and Lino Cervar, denied their intention to accept that adventure. RK PPD Zagreb coach Veselin Vujovic said to Balkan-Handball.com that he will stay on Slovenian bench:There are no chances to seat on Croatian bench despite huge interest of majority of handball population and some people from my club. I have contract with Slovenia on two years, and on Friday chairman Bobinac and vice-president Kozole will come to Zagreb to offer me contract until Tokyio 2020. Those guys gave me a chance to overtake their NT, and full support after debacle in Poland at EHF EURO 2016. I respect those kind of things – said Vujovic.Macedonian NT coach and RK Metalurg leader, Lino Cervar, also, denied some media rumours about his come-back on the bench of the NT with whom he won Olympic and World’s gold in 2004 and 2003.-There are always some stories linked with my come-back to Croatia, but I am focused on my work with Macedonia and RK Metalurg – concluded Cervar.It is tough to say who will succeed Zeljko Babic. Goran Perkovac, Slavko Goluza, Ivica Obrvan, are some of the names… ← Previous Story IHF President Hassan Moustafa for HP: Handball will get super ball Next Story → Four teams on 100% after three rounds of DKB Bundesliga read more