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Andhra Pradesh: Fishermen welcome move to expand harbour October 13, 2020   |  Source: The Times of India

Fishermen in Machilipatnam have welcomed the state government’s nod to expanding the fishing harbour. The state government has issued government order number 35 sanctioning Rs 2 crore to start the tender process for harbour expansion works worth Rs 348 ...

Andhra Pradesh: IMD issues ‘red warning’ to five coastal districts by V Kamalakara Rao & Samson Raj October 13, 2020   |  Source: The Times of India

A ‘red warning’ was issued to five districts of the state by the India Meteorological Department (IMD) on Monday in the wake of the deep depression that has formed over the Bay of Bengal and is likely to cross the AP coast on Tuesday morning. The IMD ...

India: NCUI: NCCE unveils training capsule for fisheries co-ops October 13, 2020   |  Source: Indian Cooperative

NCCE of NCUI recently conducted a virtual three-day Leadership Development Program for Chairmen / Directors of Fishermen’s Cooperatives of India in New Delhi. The aim was to develop their managerial and fish farming skills. About 26 participants from Te...

Karnataka: State plans to reach No 1 spot in inland fisheries' - minister October 13, 2020   |  Source: Daiji World

"The state government is contemplating the execution of various plans to improve the fisheries input. Currently, Karnataka is ranked ninth in the state as far as inland fisheries are concerned. We have planned to execute special plans to develop inland fi...

Kerala: Activities at Thoppumpady harbour come to a standstill October 13, 2020   |  Source: The Hindu

The dispute over the arrival of gillnet boats with fishers from Tamil Nadu on board brought activities at the Thoppumpady fishing harbour to a standstill on Monday, as purse seine boat workers called off all fishing activities, with harbour workers refusi...

Telangana: Fisheries Dept to introduce 150 Mobile Fish outlets on a pilot basis in Hyderabad soon : Minister October 13, 2020   |  Source: UNI India

Telangana Animal Husbandry and fisheries Minister Talasani Srinivas Yadav on Friday announced that the Fisheries Department will soon introduce 150 Mobile Fish Outlets on a pilot basis, one each in the division of Hyderabad city. Talking to newsmen after ...

Jammu and Kashmir: New technology to boost fish farming October 13, 2020   |  Source: The Tribune

The J&K Administration is introducing biofloc technology (BFT) to boost fish farming in the potential areas across the union territory, a senior government official has said. Navin Choudhary, Principal Secretary, Fisheries, Animal-Sheep Husbandry, Agricul...

Pakistan: Offshore city project irks environmentalists by Aamir Latif October 13, 2020   |  Source: AA News

The Pakistani government's plan to build a new city on twin islands in the Arabian Sea has drawn scathing criticism from environmentalists, who see the ambitious project as a "serious" threat to the entire regional ecosystem. The proposed offshore residen...

Bangladesh: Ilish fishermen turning their backs on profession October 13, 2020   |  Source: Dhaka Tribune

The fishermen survive the whole year with the money they earn during peak season of ilish catching. Dhaka Tribune’s Bilkis Irani looks into how they manage their livelihood for the rest of the year and what’s being done for them, in the third instalme...

Myanmar: Saudi Arabia blocks Myanmar fisheries products at its ports October 13, 2020   |  Source: Myanmar Times

Saudi Arabia has seized around 30 containers of Myanmar fisheries products at its ports, said U Ye Min, a member of the Myanmar Fisheries Products Processors & Exporters Association. He said the Saudi authorities would not permit the products to enter the...

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