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Tamil Nadu: Fishermen want annual ban to be put off by 15 days April 05, 2021   |  Source: The Hindu

Various fishermen associations have urged the State government to defer the annual fishing ban for mechanised boats by at least 15 days. The 61-day-long ban on the East Coast usually comes into force from April 15. In representations submitted to Fisherie...

India and Sri Lanka: Indo-Lankan fishing conundrum April 05, 2021   |  Source: MENAFN

The recent arrest of 54 Tamil Nadu fishermen by the Sri Lankan navy and their subsequent release under diplomatic pressure, have again brought into focus the intractable India-Sri Lanka row about fishing in the narrow Palk Strait. Geographical, historical...

Sri Lanka: Indian vessels in Lankan waters, a blow to local fishers - Fisheries Association by Lalin Fernandopulle April 05, 2021   |  Source: Sunday Observer

The local fisheries industry will not last long at the rate marine resources are being exploited by foreign fishing vessels, environmental pollution and the absence of a clear and consistent national policy to protect the industry, said members of the Na...

Karnataka: 10 fish sanctuaries in Dakshina Kannada, Udupi to conserve rare breed fishes April 05, 2021   |  Source: Daiji World

Undivided district nestles in the shadow of the Western Ghats. It boasts of over 10 rivers and numerous rivulets. Almost all of them flow near well-known places of worship, move westwards and join the Arabian sea. The Western Ghats and the rivers are home...

Tamil Nadu: Fish prices in Chennai set to rise as fewer boats set sail into sea April 05, 2021   |  Source: The Times of India

Fish prices in Chennai are set to rise this weekend owing to a fall in supply in the market as a smaller number of boats could set sail into the sea due to rough weather this week. A senior official in the fisheries department said normally around 100 boa...

Pakistan: KP Govt. establishing 287 trout fish farms costing Rs 1286.914mn to bolster meat production, exports April 05, 2021   |  Source: Urdu Point

The Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Government is establishing about 287 trout fish farms mostly in Malakand and Hazara Divisions with an estimated cost of Rs1286.914 million in order to increase production of meat, exports and provide healthy seafood to its people. M...

Assam: Ban imposed on use of fishing nets in Sivasagar April 05, 2021   |  Source: The Sentinel

The Deputy Commissioner (in-charge) of Sivasagar, Pronab Jit Kakoty vide an order issued on April 1, 2021 under Section 144 CrPC, 1974 and in accordance with the Assam Fishery Rules, 1953 as well as the Assam Fishery (Amendment) Rule, 2005, has enforced b...

Punjab: GADVASU becomes first university to get PMMSY funded fisheries project April 05, 2021   |  Source: Krishijagran

Guru Angad Dev Veterinary and Animal Sciences University (GADVASU), Ludhiana becomes the first Indian varsity to receive fisheries development project under Pradhan Mantri Matsya Sampada Yojana (PMMSY), launched by Ministry of Fisheries, Animal Husbandry ...

Andhra Pradesh: Centre sanctioned ?100 crore for modernisation of fishing harbour, says VPT Chairman April 05, 2021   |  Source: The Hindu

The proposed modernisation of the fishing harbour is on course and the Union government has already sanctioned ?100 crore for it. The Union government has also assured to scale up the sanction to ?150 crore, if the modernisation proves profitable to the f...

India: Extends assistance to Madagascar in rural and agricultural development April 02, 2021   |  Source: United News of India

India has extended valued assistance to Madagascar in Rural and Agriculture development by deployment of its senior scientists in related sectors, who completed their jobs successfully. Two Indian scientists Kurapati Penchala Vineeth, Project Scientist (I...

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