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Manipur: PM urged to trash Loktak power project, upgrade INA January 07, 2022   |  Source: E-Pao  | Copyright: 1999-2022 E-Pao!

In separate memorandums submitted to Prime Minister Narendra Modi through the Governor of Manipur, Manipuri Tourism Foundation and Historical Heritage Development Organisation respectively demanded decommissioning of Loktak Hydro Electric Project and upgr...

Maldives: How a centuries-old tradition in the country could safeguard tuna for the future by Yara Enany January 07, 2022   |  Source: Cable News Network

A group of Maldivian fishermen lines up at the back of a boat. As they cast their fishing rods and barbless hooks into the water, they lure in fish by throwing tiny baitfish on the surface. The trick is to create an illusion of prey for the tuna. This met...

Bangladesh: Shrimp export value rises after years of decline by Toan Dao January 07, 2022   |  Source: SeaFoodSource  | Copyright: 2022 Diversified Communications.

Bangladesh has seen its sales of black tiger shrimp surge in the last six months, following repetitive crashes over the course of many years due to the strong competition from vannamei producers in other countries, The Business Standard reported on 5 Janu...

Andhra Pradesh: Coastal fishing banned indefinitely in Visakhapatnam January 07, 2022   |  Source: Deccan Chronicle  | Copyright: 2015 - 2022 Deccan Chronicle.

Barring bigger vessels sailing out from the harbour, Visakhapatnam district administration has banned fishing along the coast from Peda Gantyada to Bheemli, a stretch of 55 kilometres, for an indefinite period. The ban is owing to ongoing tussle overuse o...

Andhra Pradesh: Fishing harbour nearing completion January 07, 2022   |  Source: The Hindu  | Copyright: 2022, THG PUBLISHING PVT LTD.

The State government is preparing to commission the Ameenabad fishing harbour on the Kakinada coast by the year-end as the construction activity is likely to be completed by September. Special Chief Secretary (Agriculture) Poonam Malakondaiah, Fisheries D...

Andhra Pradesh: Development works at the fishing harbour to benefit fishermen January 07, 2022   |  Source: United News of India

Andhra Pradesh Minister for Agriculture, Cooperatives, Marketing and food processing Kurasala Kannababu has said that developmental works would be taken up in fishing harbour and also along the coast to benefit the fishermen.During his visit to fishing ha...

Karnataka: Traditional boat fishermen warn govt of massive protest January 07, 2022   |  Source: Daiji World  | Copyright: 2001 - 2022. Daijiworld Media Pvt Ltd.,

"The government should resolve the problem of traditional fishermen within a week. If it fails to do so, the State Traditional Boat Fishermen's Federation will hold a massive protest in front of the DC office," warned Ananda Kharvi Uppunda, state presiden...

Pakistan: MoMA, KJP to provide soft loans for capacity building of Balochistan's fishermen by Muhammad Irfan January 07, 2022   |  Source: Urdu Point  | Copyright: 1997-2022, UrduPoint Network

Ministry of Maritime Affairs (MoMA) in collaboration with Kamyab Jawan Programme (KJP) initiated planning to provide soft loans to the fishermen in Balochistan for their capacity building, improving fishing techniques and installation of Vehicle Monitorin...

Pakistan: Government pursuing end to practice as locals complain trawling is destroying livelihoods by Sana Jamal January 07, 2022   |  Source: Gulf News  | Copyright: Al Nisr Publishing LLC 2022.

At least three trawlers were seized and dozens of fishermen were caught who were involved in using illegal fishing nets in Balochistan’s waters. Pakistan Maritime Security Agency (PMSA) and Balochistan’s fisheries department conducted joint operations...

Pakistan: Exorcising ‘ghosts’ to save the seas by Munnazzah Raza January 07, 2022   |  Source: TRT World  | Copyright: 2022 TRT World.

In the small fishing village of Abdul Rehman Goth on the outskirts of Pakistan’s biggest city Karachi, fisherman and lifeguard Asif Baloch walks along the beach, scanning the shoreline for ghost gear that may have washed ashore. On the clear beach, he s...

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