Tamil Nadu fishermen claim they were chased by Lankan Navy

The fishermen who had ventured into the sea from this island town in more than 600 boats were intercepted by the naval men, who also threatened to shoot them, he added. The fishermen returned to the shore this morning, he said. Over 3,000 Tamil Nadu fishermen were forced to return without their catch after Sri Lankan Navy personnel allegedly intercepted them and snapped fishing nets of ten mechanised boats off Katchatheevu islet, the PTI news agency reported.The Sri Lankan naval personnel cut the nets and chased away the fishermen on charges of entering their territorial waters yesterday, Rameswaram Fishermen’s Association president P Sesuraja said. Sesuraja urged the Centre to act on Sri Lankan navy’s “atrocities” against Tamil Nadu fishermen.On December 15, more than 2,500 fishermen from here were forced to return without their catch after Lankan navy personnel allegedly snapped the fishing nets of 50 mechanised boats off Katchatheevu. (Colombo Gazette) read more

Tuesday is National Voter Registration Day

To be eligible to vote, Kentuckians must:• Be a U.S. citizen.• Be a Kentucky resident for at least 29 days before Election Day.• Be at least 18 years old on or before the General Election.• Not be a convicted felon, or if convicted of a felony offense, must have obtained a restoration of civil rights.• Not have been adjudged “mentally incompetent.”• Not claim the right to vote anywhere outside Kentucky.• Young people who are 17 years old but will be 18 years old on or before the November 5, 2019 General Election are eligible to register as well.Voters who have recently moved need to update their voter registration information by no later than October 7, 2019.If you’d like to register or re-register to vote, click HERE. The deadline to register is Oct. 7. voter boothIt’s a day set aside to remind people to renew their registration or get registered.pollsMGN Online LEXINGTON, Ky. (WTVQ) – Tuesday, Sept. 24 is National Voter Registration Day. It’s a day set aside to remind people to renew their registration or get registered.The Office of the Kentucky Secretary of State is reminding all eligible Kentuckians that the deadline to register to vote in the 2019 General Election is Monday, October 7, 2019.- Advertisement – read more