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India: Court orders repatriation of 350 Indian fishermen by Zubair Ashraf May 26, 2017   |  Source: The Express Tribune

A court in Karachi on Tuesday ordered repatriation of 350 Indian fishermen after they pleaded guilty of fishing in Pakistani territorial waters. Judicial magistrate Salman Amjad Siddiqui visited the district jail in Malir to indict the fishermen, who have...

India: WTO Members Examine Options for Tackling Harmful Fisheries Subsidies May 26, 2017   |  Source: ICTSD

WTO members pressed on last week with negotiations on potential disciplines for fisheries subsidies, holding four days of intensive discussions at the organisation’s Geneva headquarters. This cluster of meetings, held from 15-18 May, aimed to address so...

Jammu and Kashmir: Kohli inaugurates Rs 1.69 cr Anglers Lodge at Dandipora May 26, 2017   |  Source: Rising Kashmir

Minister for Animal, Sheep Husbandry and Fisheries, Abdul Gani Kohli, today inaugurated Anglers Lodge worth Rs 1.69 crore on Brenghi stream Dandipora in Anantnag district. Minister of State for Forest, Environment, Animal, Sheep Husbandry, Fisheries and ...

Meghalaya: Local body allays fears of low quality fish from Andhra May 26, 2017   |  Source: The Shillong Times

The fish association has allayed fears about the quality of fish being brought in from Andhra Pradesh. In response to a news report in this daily sourced from the meeting of the co-chairman of Meghalaya State Planning Board, John F. Kharshiing, with stake...

Maldives: Bycatch in the Maldivian pole-and-line tuna fishery May 26, 2017   |  Source: PLOS

Tropical tuna fisheries are among the largest worldwide, with some having significant bycatch issues. However, pole-and-line tuna fisheries are widely believed to have low bycatch rates, although these have rarely been quantified. The Maldives has an impo...

Telangana: Fish become victims of sizzling heat May 26, 2017   |  Source: The Hans India

Fisheries Development Corporation Chairman Saibaba and Zilla Parishad Chairman Gangadhar on Wednesday inspected the dead fish. The fish died due to the scorching heat wave at Pedda Cheruvu in Mirjapur of Nasurlabad mandal. Fishermen are extremely worr...

Tamil Nadu: TN takes sale of fish online May 26, 2017   |  Source: Press Trust of India

The Tamil Nadu government today launched online sale of fish and fish-related food products through the website www.meengal.com. The initiative is promoted by Tamil Nadu Fisheries Development Corporation Ltd and sales of products online was formally launc...

Tamil Nadu: Six Indian fishermen detained by Sri Lankan coast guard by J Arockiaraj May 26, 2017   |  Source: The Times of India

Six fishermen who set sail from Ramanathapuram district of Tamil Nadu on a country boat were apprehended by the Sri Lankan coast guard on Tuesday night on charges of poaching in the territorial waters of the island nation. The fishermen hailing from Nambu...

Manipur: When GST Council discussed Manipur’s dried fish for half an hour by Utpal Bhaskar May 26, 2017   |  Source: Livemint

With the goods and services tax (GST) Council signing off on most of the game-changing reforms last week, the humble ‘dried fish’ has become a symbol of the emerging template of lateral or cooperative federalism. On 18 May, during the discussion on th...

Maharashtra: Maharashtra's rural revolution-2: Dairy, livestock and fisheries help de-risk the farmer by RN Bhaskar May 25, 2017   |  Source: First Post

Mahadev Jankar, Maharashtra's Minister of Animal Husbandry, Dairy Development and Fisheries has several other plans besides boosting the production of milk. He is looking to de-risk the farmer by pushing livestock as well – poultry, pig and goat rearing...

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