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Odisha: Cage fish farming to be extended to Odisha's Jharsuguda June 12, 2019   |  Source: The New Indian Express  | Copyright: newindianexpress.com 2019

The State Government is all set to extend the cage fish farming project to Jharsuguda by linking the fishermen residing in the periphery of Hirakud Dam Reservoir (HDR) under Lakhanpur block of the district. Deputy Director of Fisheries, Sambalpur Zone, Pa...

Odisha: To roll out massive loan plan for cyclone Fani victims by Debabrata Mohanty June 12, 2019   |  Source: Hindustan Times  | Copyright: HT Digital Streams Ltd.

The Odisha government plans to give loans upto Rs 10000 to people whose lives and property were destroyed in Puri and Khurda districts by cyclone Fani. As per the final loss assessment submitted by the state government to the Centre, at least 64 people we...

Pakistan: Sindh fisheries department release over four million fish species in Manchar Lake by Umer Jamshaid June 12, 2019   |  Source: Urdu Point  | Copyright: 1997-2019, UrduPoint Network

Sindh Secretary for Fisheries Department Aijaz Ahmed Mahesar Tuesday said that the departments in collaboration with World Wild Foundation has released over four million fish species in Manchar lake aimed to improve socio economic condition of fishermen o...

Bangladesh: Fishermen issue ultimatum to withdraw catch ban within 72 hrs by Anwar Hussain, Chittagong June 12, 2019   |  Source: Dhaka Tribune  | Copyright: 2012-2019. 2A Media Limited.

The fishermen and the fishing boat owners of Chittagong took to the streets on Tuesday demanding the withdrawal of the government-imposed 65-day national ban on coastal fishing in the Bay of Bengal. Several hundred people under banners of Sonali Jantrik ...

Andhra Pradesh: Fisherwomen offer prayers to Ganga ahead of fishing season in Visakhapatnam June 12, 2019   |  Source: The Hans India  | Copyright: 2019 Hyderabad Media House Limited/The Hans India

Carrying gleaming brass and steel pots filled with milk, water and flowers over their heads, fisher women set off to offer prayers to Goddess Gangamma on Tuesday. A beehive of activity was witnessed at Fishing Harbour as the community joined the folk arti...

Telangana: Inland fisheries production tops 3L tonnes June 11, 2019   |  Source: Telangana Today  | Copyright: 2016, TELANGANA PUBLICATIONS PVT. LTD

Telangana achieved another milestone in the inland fisheries sector as the production crossed three lakh tonnes for the first time. It was initially estimated that the fisheries sector registered about 2.94 lakh tonnes of production during 2018-19, but th...

Bangladesh: Titas turns into a canal in Brahmanbaria June 11, 2019   |  Source: Environment  | Copyright: Prothom Alo 1998 - 2019

The river Titas described in Adwaita Mallabarman's 'Titas Ekti Nadir Naam' or 'A River called Titas' - later made into a film by Ritwik Ghatak - has undergone a sea-change in reality over the years, and is now a narrow canal due to illegal occupation and ...

Maharashtra: ‘Overfishing, killing of juvenile fish on rise along Maharashtra coast’ by Badri Chatterjee June 11, 2019   |  Source: Hindustan Times  | Copyright: HT Digital Streams Ltd

Ahead of World Oceans’ Day, the Indian Council of Agricultural Research (ICAR)-Central Marine Fisheries Research Institute (CMFRI) released data on Friday that shows an alarming rise in over fishing in Maharashtra, particularly of juvenile fish. Aside f...

India: Reforming WTO: Experts concerned over silence on development by Kirtika Suneja June 11, 2019   |  Source: The Economic Times

Experts have raised alarm bells at the G20 ministerial statement being silent on development issues while reforming the multilateral trading system. The G20 trade ministers statement issued on Sunday talks of transparency, fisheries subsidies, ecommerce a...

Odisha: Cyclone Fani survivors struggle with stress disorders, depression by Sahana Ghosh June 11, 2019   |  Source: Scroll.in

Cyclone Fani-struck Odisha is rebuilding itself brick by brick. Affected communities in temporary shelters are trying to move on, a month after the extremely severe cyclone hit the state. But for many, it is difficult to even fall asleep at night. The cyc...

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