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Goa: Minister: No formalin in fish imported to Goa by Panaji August 13, 2019   |  Source: The Tribune  | Copyright: The Tribune Trust,2015

Goa Health Minister Vishwajit Rane has said no trace of formalin has been found in fish brought to the state from outside. Regular checks were being conducted on fish imported to Goa, Rane said in the state Assembly on the last day of monsoon session. “...

Andhra Pradesh: Fisheries department to raise 7.5 crore fingerlings of fish varieties August 13, 2019   |  Source: The Hans India  | Copyright: 2019 Hyderabad Media House Limited/The Hans India

The department of Fisheries has targeted to raise 7.5 crore fingerlings of fish species Catla, Rohu, Mrigala and Bangaru Teega varieties in the three locations of PABR dam, MPR dam and BTP dam, according to Fisheries Assistant Director G Hira Naik. Talkin...

Myanmar: Floods and landslides in southern Myanmar – at least 41 dead August 13, 2019   |  Source: The Thaiger  | Copyright: 2019 The Thaiger

• Continuous monsoon rain since the start of the month has resulted to flooding in several areas in Southern Myanmar – Ayeyarwady, Bago, Kayin, Mon, and Tanintharyi. According to the Department of Disaster Management, a rain-induced landslide occurred...

Odisha: State seeks damage report post flash flood August 13, 2019   |  Source: Orissa Post  | Copyright: 2018 All rights Reserved by OrissaPOST

The Odisha government has directed nine district collectors to submit an assessment report on damage occurred due to heavy rainfall that triggered flash flood in the state. In a letter, Special Relief Commissioner (SRC) Bishnupada Sethi has asked the dist...

Tatas set example with long-term Mahseer conservation by Mrityunjay Bose August 13, 2019   |  Source: Deccan Herald

The majestic Mahseer game fish would have gone extinct but for a dedicated conservation initiative from the house of Tatas,the salt-to-soxware conglomerate. The majestic looking fish was once found in great numbers in the rivers that originate in the Hima...

Karnataka: Fishermen return to set their houses in order by Raghava M August 13, 2019   |  Source: The Hindu  | Copyright: 2019, THG PUBLISHING PVT LTD.

Having worked for nearly two days in rescuing people from marooned areas in Kannur, on the outskirts of the city, and in B.C. Road town, 30-year-old Lakshman, a fisherman from Shillekhayata tribe, returned on Sunday morning to set right his and eight othe...

Tamil Nadu: Ennore estuary clean-up awaits funds by K. Lakshmi August 13, 2019   |  Source: The Hindu  | Copyright: 2019, THG PUBLISHING PVT LTD.

A proposal to keep the Ennore estuary free of sand bar formation is awaiting funds. The Water Resources Department recently submitted estimates for the project, significant for smooth freshwater exchange with the sea and mitigation of floods. The estuary ...

Tamil Nadu: The women sea divers of Rameswaram by Akila Kannadasan August 13, 2019   |  Source: The Hindu  | Copyright: 2019, THG PUBLISHING PVT LTD.

“I’m going to the deep end,” says R Devi, and disappears with a glug into the shallow waters of the Bay of Bengal. Suddenly, I am left standing alone, facing the unending blue. In the minutes I spend in the knee-deep water of the sea off Akkalmadam ...

Myanmar: Rain-triggered floods affect lower Myanmar August 09, 2019   |  Source: Eleven Myanmar  | Copyright: 2019 Eleven Media Group Co., Ltd

Rain-triggered floods have displaced people from low-lying areas in Ngaputaw, Myaungmya, Belin, Myawady and Hpa-An Townships, according to sources. The water level of Belin River in Mon State reached 1,029 cm, exceeding its danger mark of 1,022 cm. San Na...

World News: Drought, dams drive Mekong River to its lowest level in 100 Years by Ron Brackett August 09, 2019   |  Source: The Weather Channel

Southeast Asia's Mekong River has dropped to its lowest level in more than 100 years, and experts warn monsoon rains that have arrived two months late may not be enough to undo the damage. Food supplies for tens of millions of people are endangered. Fishe...

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