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Bangladesh: 61 Indian fishermen pushed back after release from Bagerhat jail March 31, 2021   |  Source: Dhaka Tribune

Sixty-one Indian fishermen have been released from Bagerhat Jail on Tuesday after being detained in three phases on charges of illegally fishing by entering Bangladesh waters in the Bay of Bengal. The released fishermen were handed over to the Indian High...

India: Aquaculture professionals see domestic promotion a way to increase farmed shrimp output by V Sajeev Kumar March 31, 2021   |  Source: The Hindu Business Line  | Copyright: 2021, THG PUBLISHING PVT LTD.

Experts in the Indian aquaculture industry have called for intensified focus on markets other than the US, and for promoting shrimp consumption in the domestic market to achieve the 1.5-million tonnes target of farmed shrimp production and a total marine ...

India: Cyclonic circulation in Bay may intensify as low-pressure area: IMD by Vinson Kurian March 31, 2021   |  Source: The Hindu Business Line  | Copyright: 2021, THG PUBLISHING PVT LTD.

Seawaters around the South seem to have taken a cue from the heating trend over land and responded in kind churning up circulations with a full-fledged low-pressure prevailing over the South-East Arabian Sea (first pre-monsoon system), while the Bay of Be...

Pakistan: Fish to be brought to Chinese market: Ahmed Iqbal Baloch March 31, 2021   |  Source: Associated press of Pakistan

The fishery is a key component of the growing bilateral trade between China and Pakistan and he plans to bring Pakistani fish to the Chinese market, Chairman of Pakistan’s Visionary Group, Ahmed Iqbal Baloch said on Tuesday. “We are importing a lot of...

Bihar: 28-year-old quits MNC job, hires migrants to grow pearls in ponds March 31, 2021   |  Source: The New Indian Express  | Copyright: newindianexpress.com 2021

Self-employment is best if done wisely and in a planned way, says 28-year-old youth Nitil Bhardwaj, who is an upcoming role model for youngsters seeking employment in the Bagha district of Bihar. Bhardwaj, who decided to give up his plush job at a multina...

Maharashtra: Water pollution in Powai Lake: Blue-green algae causing severe damage to life by Dipti Singh March 31, 2021   |  Source: Free Press Journal

With the rising pollution and increased human activity, the natural ecosystem of Powai Lake seems to have gone for a toss, killing many fishes earlier this week. Alarmed by fish corpses floating on the lake surfaces, Maharashtra State Angling Association ...

Bangladesh: Compliance certificate for exporting crab, eel mandatory under Chinese protocol by Rezaul Karim March 31, 2021   |  Source: The Financial Express  | Copyright: 2021 - The Financial Express

Export consignments of live crabs and eels to China will not be allowed without 'clinical compliance certification' by the state veterinary office, according to a protocol prepared by a Chinese authority. The General Administration of China Customs (GACC)...

Maldives: Influential stakeholders condemn proposed lifting of fishing ban March 30, 2021   |  Source: Dive Magazine

A group of 'Concerned Local Stakeholders' in the Maldives has signed a joint statement to government ministers demanding that they reconsider the planned lifting of the Maldives' 11-year old ban on shark fishing in the island nation's waters. The group in...

India: Fisherman dies in Pak jail March 30, 2021   |  Source: The Indian Express  | Copyright: 2021 The Indian Express [P] Ltd.

Two days after Rajya Sabha MP from Gujarat Rambhai Mokariya wrote a letter to Prime Minister Narendra Modi to seek release of Indian fishermen lodged in Pakistan jails and repatriation of their boats, Ramesh Taba, one the Indian fishermen allegedly lodged...

Sri Lanka: No decision to license India fishermen in Sri Lanka waters: Minister March 30, 2021   |  Source: Economy Next  | Copyright: 2021 Echelon Media (PVT) Ltd.

No decision has been made by the government to license fishermen from India to fish in Sri Lanka waters, Co-cabinet Minister Udaya Gammanpila said. He was responding to questions over a statement attributed to Minister of Fisheries Douglas Devananda that ...

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