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Kerala: State has no right to ink fishing deal March 30, 2021   |  Source: The Hindu  | Copyright: 2021, THG PUBLISHING PVT LTD.

Accusing the Kerala government of betraying the fishing community, Union Minister for Animal Husbandry and Fisheries Giriraj Singh on Monday said the State had no right to ink the deep-sea fishing deal with U.S.-based EMCC International. The Centre will r...

Puducherry: Karaikal fishermen call on L-G March 30, 2021   |  Source: The Hindu  | Copyright: 2021, THG PUBLISHING PVT LTD.

The 16 fishermen from Karaikal, who were held by the Sri Lankan Navy for “illegal fishing” on their territorial waters and later released, called on Lt. Governor Tamilisai Soundararajan at the Raj Nivas on Monday. The fishermen from Karaikal were part...

India: Centre to extend Rs 6,000 farmers’ dole to fisher families March 30, 2021   |  Source: The New Indian Express  | Copyright: newindianexpress.com 2021

Defence Minister Rajnath Singh on Sunday said the Centre will provide an assistance of Rs 6,000 per year to fishermen on the lines of the aid currently given to farmers under the Prime Minister Kisan Samman Nidhi scheme. The BJP’s manifestos in Bengal a...

Karnataka: Mangaluru to be home to higher level of marine innovation March 30, 2021   |  Source: Daiji World  | Copyright: 2001 - 2021. Daijiworld Media Pvt Ltd.,

Currently, the region is witnessing only fishing activity in the sea. In the future generation of chemicals needed for pharmaceutical companies and the production of food also will begin. As a prelude to this ambitious programme, a 'Biotech Innovation Cen...

Andhra Pradesh: Anantapur to develop aqua-culture hubs March 30, 2021   |  Source: The Hans India  | Copyright: 2021 Hyderabad Media House Limited/The Hans India.

As part of state government's policy to establish aqua-culture hubs in all districts, the district is readying itself for establishment of an aqua-culture hub, which will procure river and sea food including fish, prawns and crabs. The government will zer...

Maharashtra: Vendors shy away from fish market, NMC to cancel pact by Proshun Chakraborty March 30, 2021   |  Source: The Times of India  | Copyright: 2021 Bennett, Coleman & Co. Ltd.

The property tax department of Nagpur Municipal Corporation (NMC) has proposed to cancel its agreement with wholesale and retail fish vendors, who have procured platforms in air-cooled fish market in Mangalwari. The proposal will be tabled before the stan...

Jammu and Kashmir: Trout swims to success by Sneha Mahale March 30, 2021   |  Source: Mongabay-India  | Copyright: 2021 Mongabay-India

Kashmir’s trout is in demand, with states in India seeking its eggs to rear the Union Territory’s (UT) famed fish breed. Just this year, in January, 500,000 trout ova were dispatched from its famous Kokernag farm in the Anantnag district to Arunachal ...

Tamil Nadu: Fisherfolk fear looming threat of corporatisation and livelihood issues by Neelambaran A March 30, 2021   |  Source: News Click

The 1,076 km long coastline of Tamil Nadu houses more than 600 fishing villages. An estimated 10 lakh people depend directly or indirectly on the resources from the sea, making it one of most important sectors in bringing financial resources to the state ...

Kerala: A tale of woe and neglect along Thiruvanathapuram coast by Ashlin Mathew March 29, 2021   |  Source: National Herald  | Copyright: 2021 National Herald.

All along the Thiruvananthapuram coast from Shankhumukham, Valiyathura, Cheriyathura, Thoppu to Poonthura, all you will hear are tales of woe. At Beemapally, near Poonthura, it is particularly worse. As soon as one turns into Muslim-majority Beemapally, b...

Kerala: Sea of troubles for fisher families on the shore March 29, 2021   |  Source: The New Indian Express  | Copyright: newindianexpress.com 2021

Travelling through the coastal stretch straddling Ernakulam and Alappuzha districts, one can only marvel at the panoramic view of the ocean and the hubbub of the fisher families living on the shore. But just as the calm and inviting ocean is a deceptive c...

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