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Tamil Nadu: 5 missing Indian fishermen land in Sri Lanka December 02, 2016   |  Source: Business Standard  | Copyright: 2015 Business Standard Private Ltd.

Five fishermen from Nagapattinam district of Tamil Nadu, who went missing from November 28, were found off Sri Lankan coast and taken to Kangesantghurai by the island nation navy today. The fishermen hailing from Vellakoil had been handed over to the ...

Tamil Nadu: Fishermen threaten rail rook December 02, 2016   |  Source: The Hindu  | Copyright: 2016, The Hindu

Fishermen leaders of six coastal districts have threatened to launch a State-wide ‘rail roko’ agitation if the authorities fail to find a solution to cash crunch after demonetisation of high-value notes and arrange for their participation in the inaug...

Odisha: Demonetisation fallout: Traders hit as dry fish left to rot December 02, 2016   |  Source: The Times of India  | Copyright: 2016 Bennett, Coleman & Co. Ltd.

Enter the Phiringia weekly market, the first thing you will notice is heaps of dry fish with woman traders sitting beside. The dry fish, out of which several local delicacies are made, were in great demand before the demonetisation. Now, the fish stock is...

Kerala: Fish farmers face sea otter menace by Sudha Nambudiri December 02, 2016   |  Source: The Times of India City  | Copyright: 2016 Bennett, Coleman & Co. Ltd.

Farmers cultivating shrimps and fish for sale are exposed to a new kind of danger sea otters. Many in islands adjoining Ernakulam especially in Pizhala and Kadamakudy are facing this new menace. They say that the animals move in through the waters in pack...

Maharashtra: At some fish markets in Pune, a reluctant switch to plastic money December 02, 2016   |  Source: The Indian Express  | Copyright: 2016 The Indian Express [P] Ltd.

It has been 13 days since the central government announced the withdrawal of Rs 500 and Rs 1,000 notes, yet open markets of all kinds continue to feel the pinch. The fish trade in Pune has also felt the brunt of demonetisation, with trade dropping by 30-3...

Kerala: Sea patrol stepped up to check illegal fishing off Kozhikode, Kannur coasts December 02, 2016   |  Source: The Hindu  | Copyright: 2016, The Hindu

The Marine Enforcement Squad has stepped up patrolling to check illegal fishing by Tamil Nadu and Karnataka boats in Kerala’s territorial waters. Fisheries officials said fishing by these boats without proper permit had been causing loss of income to th...

West Bengal: No more business on credit, fish vendors switch to e-wallets December 02, 2016   |  Source: The Times of India City  | Copyright: 2016, Bennett, Coleman & Co. Ltd.

After a cash-starved week, it seems the Kolkata fish markets are finally settling down -by going the digital way . With hundreds of fish sellers opting for e-wallets like Paytm, the currency crisis can be less damaging to the business. More than 700 fish ...

Sri Lanka: Fisheries housing villages with Korean funds in Southern Sri Lanka December 02, 2016   |  Source: Colombo Page  | Copyright: 2000, 2016 by LankaPage.com (LLC) :

State Minister of Fisheries, Dilip Wedaarachchi recently inaugurated a program to establish fisheries housing villages for fishermen in deep South with the funding from the Government of South Korea. The inauguration ceremony was held on Tuesday (22nd ...

Gujarat: Sustainable development of coastal areas under Sagarmala December 02, 2016   |  Source : The Dollar Business  | Copyright: 2016 the dollar business

As part of the Sagarmala programme, the Ministry of Shipping has taken various actions to meet its objective for sustainable development of coastal areas. A clearly defined action plan has been drawn to ensure sustainable and holistic development as part ...

Tamil Nadu: Messages from space can tell you where to fish by Anurag Kotoky December 02, 2016   |  Source : Bloomberg  | Copyright: 2016 Bloomberg L.P.

Pure luck used to determine whether Palani Manickaswamy caught any fish or returned empty-handed to his village on the southeast coast of India. Messages from space changed all that. Manickaswamy, 26, gets a voicemail every evening proffering tips on wher...

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