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Odisha, Andhra Pradesh and Chhattisgarh: The National Green Tribunal (NGT) asks Ministry of Forest and Environment (MoEF) for full status report on Polavaram August 30, 2016   |  Source: Odishatv.in  | Copyright: 2016 , Odisha Television Ltd.

The National Green Tribunal (NGT) today issued an order to the Ministry of Forest and Environment (MoEF) to submit a complete status report on the controversial Polavaram project. The tribunal directed the authorities of the ministry to appear before it i...

Odisha: Drop in fish stocks for illegal fishing by Lalmohan Patnaik August 29, 2016   |  Source: The Telegraph  | Copyright: 2016 The Telegraph.

The threat of extinction looms large over the state's natural fish stocks in rivers and lakes because of unregulated inland fishing during the breeding season. The impact of unrestricted fishing is already being felt in the state's rivers, especially in t...

Sri Lanka: Sri Lanka Navy arrests 10 local fishermen engaged in illegal fishing using banned nets August 29, 2016   |  Source: Colombo Page  | Copyright: 2000, 2016 by LankaPage.com (LLC) :

The Sri Lanka Navy on Friday has arrested 10 local fishermen in two separate incidents for allegedly engaged in illegal fishing practices. Naval personnel attached to SLNS Gajaba located in Thalvupadu in North Central Naval Command, arrested two local fis...

Goa: Agriculture, fishing dying slowly, says Zilla member August 29, 2016   |  Source: GOA COM  | Copyright: 2016 @GOACOM

Agriculture and fishing are the two important occupations of the people in Goa and it is the duty of State government to protect these both occupations which is dying a slow death, said Cortalim Zilla Panchayat member Antonio Vas. He was speaking on the s...

Karnataka: Fisheries Minister to lead delegation August 29, 2016   |  Source: The Hindu  | Copyright: 2016, The Hindu

Minister of State for Fisheries, Sports and Youth Services Pramod Madhwaraj on Friday said he would lead a delegation of department officials and MPs from the coastal region to Delhi next month to press among other things for a conclave of Fisheries’ Mi...

Kerala: Boat capsizes, fishermen rescued August 29, 2016   |  Source: The Hindu  | Copyright: 2016, The Hindu

Seventeen fishermen were rescued after their fishing boat capsized near Puthuvype here on Sunday. Coastal police said the accident occurred at 9.30 a.m. when the 48-ft-long mechanised traditional boat from Perinjanam in Thrissur district overturned around...

Kerala: Government would ensure benefits to eligible fishermen August 29, 2016   |  Source: Kaumudi Online  | Copyright: keralakaumudi Online 2011

Fisheries Minister J Mercykutty Amma said the government would ensure the benefits from the Kerala Fishermen Welfare Fund to the eligible fishermen by exempting those ineligible from it. Inaugurating the front office at the district fisheries complex here...

Tamil Nadu: Minister distributes distress alert transmitters August 29, 2016   |  Source: The Hindu  | Copyright: 2016, The Hindu

Minister for Information Technology M. Manikandan distributed Distress Alert Transmitters (DAT) to fishermen and welfare assistance to more than 300 people amounting to Rs. 2.95 crore. The DATs, each costing Rs. 15,240 and provided to fishermen at a subsi...

Andhra Pradesh: Seafood production: Chief Minister promises all help to Marine Products Export Development Authority (MPEDA) by Rajulapudi Srinivas August 29, 2016   |  Source: The Hindu  | Copyright: 2016, The Hindu

The blue revolution plan designed by Marine Products Export Development Authority (MPEDA) gets a pat from Chief Minister N. Chandrababu Naidu in the State. Mr. Naidu assured of all help to increase seafood production and boost exports from Andhra Pradesh,...

Bihar: Pearl farm: A new work culture by Sarita Brara August 29, 2016   |  Source: The Hindu Business Line  | Copyright: 2016, The Hindu Business Line.

While surfing the Internet, Jaishankar, a progressive farmer of Tetari village in Begusarai district of Bihar, came to know of Ashok Manwani, a pioneer in design pearl farming. He lost no time inviting Manwani to his village to train under him. That was i...

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