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Telangana: Promising potential for fisheries sector by Pittala Ravinder September 17, 2021   |  Source: Telangana Today  | Copyright: 2021 Telangana Publications Pvt. Ltd.

The efforts by the Telangana government during the last five years to rejuvenate the ailing fisheries sector are proliferating favourable results. This can be determined from the remarkable growth in fisheries production and productivity. Owing to the out...

Tamil Nadu: Pazhaverkadu fisherwomen will be offering a gratitude feast for the Chief Minister for saving the biodiversity of the region by Chitra Deepa Anantharam September 17, 2021   |  Source: The Hindu  | Copyright: 2021, THG PUBLISHING PVT LTD.

On October 16, the day declared by the United Nations as World Food Day, women of the fishing community of Pazhaverkadu, well known as Pulicat Islands, plan to get together and cook up a seafood feast for the Chief Minister of Tamil Nadu. A historic seash...

Andhra Pradesh: The Government of AP has no right to sell off fishing communities' livelihood September 17, 2021   |  Source: NPSSFW & DTFWF

The Department of Animal Husbandry, Dairy Development & Fisheries (Fish) of your Government has, under their Order G.O.Rt.No.217 Dt.18.08.2021, decided to put the fisheries of public water bodies of 100 hectares and above on open auction revoking traditio...

Karnataka: Coast Guard rescues 11 fishermen September 16, 2021   |  Source: The Hindu  | Copyright: 2021, THG PUBLISHING PVT LTD.

The Indian Coast Guard (ICG) on Wednesday rescued 11 fishermen stranded at sea 35 nautical miles off the coast due to strong winds and swell from fishing boat IFB “Sagar Samrat” and ensured that the fishing boat as well as the fishermen reached Malpe ...

Tamil Nadu: Civic body issues ultimatum to fish traders by C. Jaisankar September 16, 2021   |  Source: The Hindu  | Copyright: 2021, THG PUBLISHING PVT LTD.

Tiruchi Corporation has gone ahead with its decision to demolish the existing fish cum meat market behind the Gandhi Market so as to construct a modern building, by issuing an instruction to traders to shift with effect from Monday. The Corporation has ma...

Kerala: Punargeham scheme guidelines relaxed September 16, 2021   |  Source: The Hindu  | Copyright: 2021, THG PUBLISHING PVT LTD.

In a bid to find more takers for its Punargeham rehabilitation scheme for coastal families, the State government has relaxed certain contentious norms in its guidelines that deterred many from coming under its purview. The meeting chaired by Chief Ministe...

Andhra Pradesh: 240 fishermen at sea rescued by Siva G September 16, 2021   |  Source: The Times of India  | Copyright: 2021 Bennett, Coleman & Co. Ltd.

Timely intervention by officials in Visakhapatnam and Ganjam in Odisha saved the lives of 240 fishermen on Wednesday. Thirty mechanised boats off Vizag harbour were stranded in the sea close to Ganjam due to a depression in the Bay of Bengal. The fisherme...

Maharashtra: Tar balls again appear on Juhu beach September 16, 2021   |  Source: The Indian Express  | Copyright: 2021 The Indian Express [P] Ltd.

Tar balls – dark-coloured sticky balls of oil – were once again found in large quantities at Juhu beach on Tuesday morning. This comes a day after they were found strewn at Cuffe Parade. The Dadar beach has also been affected by the menace, prompting ...

India: MPEDA calls for value addition in fish exports to double producers’ income September 16, 2021   |  Source: The Hindu Business Line  | Copyright: 2021, THG PUBLISHING PVT LTD.

KS Srinivas, Chairman, Marine Product Export Development Authority (MPEDA), has emphasised the need to focus on value added fish exports, to double producers’ income. He said that India has taken a new approach to the presently laid fish exporting syste...

Maharashtra: Koliwadas are Mumbai’s living heritage and must be conserved by Hepzi Anthony September 16, 2021   |  Source: Citizen Matters  | Copyright: Oorvani Foundation 2021

When fishermen at Worli Koliwada tried to take their boats out to sea in the last week of August, soon after Narali Poornima – a festival that marks the onset of the fishing season – they found that reclamation work had affected the coastline used for...

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