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Maldives: 13 Ice plants to be developed this year for the convenience of fishermen: Minister by K. Male January 25, 2021   |  Source: Raajje

Minister of Fisheries, Marine Resources and Agriculture, Zaha Waheed has said that efforts are underway to establish 13 ice plants across the nation to ease difficulties faced by fishermen in acquiring ice in which to store fish. Minister Zaha made the re...

Pakistan: Balochistan fishermen warned of hurricane January 25, 2021   |  Source: Pakistan Today  | Copyright: 2021. Pakistan Today.

The Balochistan Fisheries Department has directed the fishermen in Gwadar and Pasni to refrain from venturing into the deep sea till Monday (tomorrow) due to an expected hurricane. The department in a statement on Saturday said that typhoons have been rep...

India: Govt eyes seaweed cultivation in a big way to boost fishermen’s income by Archana Jyoti January 25, 2021   |  Source: Daily Pioneer  | Copyright: 2021 The Pioneer.

Though bestowed with more than 8,000 km coastline enriched with seaweeds (macro algae) which has huge potential as a sustainable food source and provide livelihood to coastal communities hit by climate change vagaries, India’s share in global production...

Himachal Pradesh: Fishing banned, fishermen protest loss of income January 25, 2021   |  Source: Tribune India  | Copyright: The Tribune Trust, 2021

As many as 2,800 fishermen dependent on the Pong wetland are a harried lot after fishing was banned in the lake as they have been left with no means of livelihood. The fishermen, who are members of 16 fisheries cooperative societies, held a protest at Gug...

Assam: 22 major fishery schemes to be implemented in Nagaon January 25, 2021   |  Source: The Sentinel Assam

Nagaon fishery department has taken up 22 major fishery schemes in different parts of the district to increase the region's fish production. A high-level fishery department source said that the proposed schemes include construction of huge fisheries, upgr...

Kerala: Marine ambulance for Kozhikode coast January 25, 2021   |  Source: The Hindu  | Copyright: 2021, THG PUBLISHING PVT LTD.

A marine ambulance, the long awaited emergency service to reach out to fishermen in case of an accident, is going to be a reality in Kozhikode coast. The customised boat made at Cochin Shipyard will reach the Beypore Port on January 29. According to Fishe...

Tamil Nadu: Sri Lanka returns bodies, four fishermen laid to rest January 25, 2021   |  Source: The Times of India  | Copyright: 2021 Bennett, Coleman & Co. Ltd.

Bodies of the four Tamil Nadu fishermen, who died after their boat was sunk allegedly by Sri Lankan Navy on Monday, were handed over to the Indian Coast Guard near the international maritime boundary line on Saturday morning. A group of fishermen received...

Tamil Nadu: Lankan Navy attack: Nagai fishermen demand a permanent solution by Antony Fernando January 25, 2021   |  Source: The New Indian Express  | Copyright: newindianexpress.com 2021

“Prosecute the killers and find a permanent solution” was the common refrain among fishermen in Nagapattinam after an alleged attack by Sri Lankan Navy personnel left four fishers dead. In the wee hours of Monday, four Ramanathapuram fishermen were ki...

Tamil Nadu: Seafood landing at Ennore, Royapuram, Pattinapakkam has high concentration of metals by U Tejonmayam January 25, 2021   |  Source: The Times of India  | Copyright: 2021 Bennett, Coleman & Co. Ltd.

A lot of the waste let out into the city’s lakes and water bodies returns to residents’ plates in the form of heavy metals in seafood, a study has found. The study conducted in fish landing areas at Ennore, Royapuram (Kasimedu) fishing harbour and Pa...

Tamil Nadu: Fishermen submit demands to Union Fisheries Minister January 25, 2021   |  Source: The Hindu  | Copyright: 2021, THG PUBLISHING PVT LTD.

Fishermen of Kasimedu have urged the Central government to take steps to hand over the control of the fishing harbour to the State Fisheries Department. Presently, the control is with the Chennai Port. The fishermen on Friday presented a petition containi...

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