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Goa: Eco-fragile islands in crosshairs of tourism assault by Paul Fernandes January 07, 2019   |  Source: The Times of India

Goa’s popular islands off the coast, Sao Jorge (St George) and Grande island have already seen some development in the tourism and defence sectors, but no heavy construction activity. Away from the coast, lack of easy connectivity had kept tourists larg...

India: Par panel commends funding proposals for blue revolution scheme January 07, 2019   |  Source: The Times of India

A Parliamentary panel has lauded the government's efforts to go for market borrowings and external aided funding for the flagship centrally-sponsored scheme on Blue Revolution. The nodal Agriculture Ministry's efforts to arrange funds come after the panel...

Kerala: Oil sardine catch may go down during coming years: CMFRI January 07, 2019   |  Source: Outlook India

The Indian oil sardine stock along the Kerala coast is likely to suffer a setback during the coming years, according to the Central Marine Fisheries Research Institute (CMFRI). "Although a record catch of nearly four lakh tons of oil sardine was registere...

Kerala: Fisheries Departmnet devises plans to protect coastline by Dileep V Kumar January 07, 2019   |  Source: The New Indian Express

With the sea-level rise and subsequent coastal erosion turning out to become a national phenomenon, the state Fisheries Department has decided to devise plans to protect its shoreline. The state government which is planning to think beyond the conventiona...

Andhra Pradesh: Fishermen affected by Titli cyclone complain to Jagan of not getting compensation from govt January 07, 2019   |  Source: The Hans India

Fishermen of T Sasanam and other villages in Itchapuram Assembly constituency complained to YSRCP chief Y S Jaganmohan Reddy that they have not received compensation from the government for loss of nets, boats due to Titli cyclone. He conducted 337th day ...

Bangladesh: Slaves of the sea by Mohammed Mamun Rashid January 07, 2019   |  Source: The Daily Star

Employment in fisheries and aquaculture around the globe has grown faster than the world's population. The sector provides jobs to tens of millions and supports the livelihoods of hundreds of millions. Bangladesh, the world's largest deltaic zone, is cris...

Gujarat: Five Indian fishermen arrested for violating territorial waters January 07, 2019   |  Source: The International News

The Pakistan Maritime Security Agency (PMSA) has arrested five Indian fishermen for violating its territorial waters and doing illegal fishing. The spokesman of the PMSA said a boat of fishermen had also been confiscated during the operation, conducted of...

Jammu and Kashmir: gets first hygienic fish marketing complex January 07, 2019   |  Source: Greater Kashmir

The first hygienic retail and wholesale fish marketing complex was on Friday thrown open for fish lovers here at Narwal. Principal secretary animal, sheep and fisheries department, DrAsgar Hassan Samoon inaugurated the market. Jammu municipal commissioner...

Pakistan: Contaminated Water Of Industries Big Threat To Aqua Life: Local Fishermen by Rukhshan Mir January 07, 2019   |  Source: Urdu Point

The contaminated sewage water and chemical waste of industries felling down into the River Chenab was causing death and posing existential threat to aquatic life of the river whereas thousands of fish had died within few months. The local fishermen exp...

Andaman and Nicobar islands: IMD issues warning to fishermen over impending onslaught of cyclone Pabuk over Andaman Sea by U Tejonmayam January 07, 2019   |  Source: The Times of India

The India Meteorological Department has issued a warning to fishermen and advised them not to venture into the Andaman Sea, as cyclonic storm Pabuk is expected to emerge into Andaman Sea from Gulf of Thailand today. The weathermen said Pabuk over Gulf of ...

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