Rameswaram(Search results - 31)
IndiaSep 19, 2020, 1:52 PM IST
Rath Yatra from Rameswaram to Ayodhya flagged off, coinciding with PM Modi’s birthday
A Rath Yatra has kickstarted from Rameswaram, a holy city of the Hindus. It will travel all the way to Ayodhya. A number of Hindu workers, along with BJP members are taking part in it
IndiaJul 27, 2020, 3:20 PM IST
Rameswaram: India pays tribute to people’s President Abdul Kalam on his death anniversary
On the fifth death anniversary of former President Dr APJ Abdul Kalam, the entire nation paid tribute to their very own 'Missile Man'
IndiaSep 10, 2019, 9:39 AM IST
Q Branch CID detains Sri Lankan for illegally entering India
Sri Lanka Tamil who came in from Sri Lanka has been detained for illegally entering Dhanushkodi in India. Police personnel from the Q Branch CID acted on specific intelligence inputs and detained the Sri Lankan.
IndiaAug 12, 2019, 12:10 PM IST
Tamil Nadu: Rameswaram celebrates Eid-al-Adha in fervour
The festival of Bakrid or Eid-al-Adha, which is an Islamic festival of sacrifice is being celebrated across the country. Muslims in Rameswaram offered prayers and distributed meat and sweets.
IndiaAug 11, 2019, 3:17 PM IST
Tamil Nadu: 3 village panchayats oppose illegal sand mining in Rameswaram
Three panchayats of Nochioorani, Sathankonvalasai and Vedalai in Tamil Nadu came together against the alleged illegal sand quarrying in the region. They alleged that trucks transported sand from the sites and authorities turned a blind eye to it
IndiaJul 27, 2019, 5:16 PM IST
APJ Abdul Kalam’s family members pay tribute at memorial in Rameswaram; youngsters to take his vision forward
APJ Abdul Kalam’s brother and relatives paid their respects to the former President (fondly known as Missile Man) at his memorial in Rameswaram, Tamil Nadu. The memorial was decorated with flowers and people gathered around it to remember Kalam on his death anniversary.
IndiaJul 20, 2019, 11:52 AM IST
Indian Coast Guards rescue eight fishermen detained by Sri Lankan Navy
The eight fishermen from Rameswaram and Pamban coastal area in Tamil Nadu, were stranded on an island near Sri Lanka. They were later detained by the Sri Lanka Navy.
IndiaJul 17, 2019, 5:22 PM IST
Rameswaram fisherfolk dodge death while avoiding cargo ship that washed ashore
A cargo ship that is waiting for the Pamban bridge to open has proved to be a nuisance to fisherfolk in the locality as they are unable to park their own country boats.
IndiaJul 16, 2019, 12:38 PM IST
Tamil Nadu Dalit youth murdered; protestors stage road roko in Ramanathapuram
Residents of Mugilthagam in Ramanathapuram, Tamil Nadu, staged a road roko protest demanding justice for a Dalit youth who was found hacked to death
IndiaJun 17, 2019, 4:23 PM IST
Rameswaram: Lizard found in breakfast; pregnant woman, two others take ill
Three contract workers in Rameswaram found a lizard in the sambar they were consuming breakfast with. The women complained of dizziness and vomited before being taken to a nearby hospital.
IndiaJun 17, 2019, 9:38 AM IST
Rameswaram fishermen go on indefinite strike after 60-day ban ends
After the mandatory 60-day ban from fishing, Rameswaram fishermen have returned with a better catch. However, they alleged that they are being cheated by export companies
IndiaJun 16, 2019, 3:15 PM IST
Tamil Nadu fishermen return with big catch but small income; seek govt’s intervention
After waiting for 60 days, the fishermen in Rameswaram, Tamil Nadu, have sought the government’s intervention in pricing their catch. This after not getting enough income despite their big catch.
IndiaJun 16, 2019, 1:30 PM IST
Sri Lanka releases 18 Tamil Nadu fishermen after PM Modi’s visit to country
Days after Prime Minister Narendra Modi visited Sri Lanka, the country has now ordered the release of 18 fishermen, who had been arrested two months ago for allegedly fishing on Sri Lankan waters.
IndiaMay 21, 2019, 9:24 PM IST
Tamil Nadu’s first man-transwoman marriage registered
In a first, the marriage between a man and a transwoman has been registered. The couple tied the knot in October 2018 but couldn’t register their marriage until now. The couple’s marriage certificate is expected to be issued shortly.
IndiaMay 21, 2019, 7:28 PM IST
Rameswaram: Village survives on puddle of water as its source
These villagers in Rameswaram have only a puddle of water to bank on for their day-to-day consumption.