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India: 1,447 fishermen released from Pakistan Jails Since 2016: Ministry of External Affairs June 27, 2019   |  Source: News 18

As many as 1,447 Indian fishermen have been released and repatriated from Pakistan's custody since 2016, the government informed the Lok Sabha on Wednesday. Minister of State for External Affairs Ministry V Muraleedharan, in a written response to a questi...

Maharashtra: 2,000 gather at Azad Maidan, demand Konkan development June 27, 2019   |  Source: Free Press Journal

On Tuesday, around 2,000 people from the Konkan region of Maharashtra congregated at Azad Maidan, demanding development, saying not much had changed for this region since Independence. The crowd comprised youth, women and entrepreneurs from the tourism, f...

Odisha: Inter-state river dispute issue raised in House June 27, 2019   |  Source: Orissa Post

Inter-state river water dispute was raised in the house Wednesday by senior BJD legislators Debi Prasad Mishra and Amar Prasad Satpathy. Drawing the attention of the house, the draft River Basin Management Bill 2018 of the Centre, Mishra alleged that the ...

Kerala: Breakwater construction on Vizhinjam port has caused high tides: Kerala Fisheries Minister June 27, 2019   |  Source: The News Minute

While the debate on whether the dredging for Vizhinjam International Seaport has caused coastal erosion continues, Kerala Fisheries Minister J Mercykutty Amma has said that the construction of breakwaters for the port indeed has repercussions. “Thoug...

Bangladesh: Kodla River at the mercy of land grabbers June 27, 2019   |  Source: The Independent BD

The once mighty Kodla river, which played a pivotal role in carrying goods and passengers in Moheshpur upazila, has become reduced to a number of ponds and an area for illegal constructions. Locals allege that owing to the inaction of the administration, ...

Bangladesh: Blue economy contributes 3 pc to GDP June 27, 2019   |  Source: Daily Industry

The contribution of blue economy was around 3 percent of country’s gross domestic product (GDP) in recent years but it has a lot of potentiality to increase its share to national economy. Still, Bangladesh is lagging behind generating more income from o...

Myanmar: Factory waste affects villagers along Dotehtawady: groups by PHYO WAI KYAW June 27, 2019   |  Source: Myanmar Times

Residents of Amarapura township, Mandalay Region, are suffering because factories dump wastewater in the Dotehtawady River, and the government needs to address the problem, said U Maung Maung Oo, leader of the Natural Green Alliance. The city said it woul...

Kerala: Communication gadgets to fishing vessels June 27, 2019   |  Source: Clipper 28

The Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) has provided 250 NavIC Messaging Receivers (NMR) to fishermen of Kerala respectively on a trial basis. This device provides Emergency Warning Alerts like cyclone, high waves and Tsunami and also provides infor...

Karnataka: KFDC to open more fish outlets in north Karnataka by Deepthi Shridhar June 27, 2019   |  Source: The Times of India

The Karnataka Fisheries Development Corporation (KFDC) is all set to strengthen its base in north Karnataka by setting up three more Matsyadarshini outlets in Kalaburagi, Raichur and Vijayapura. Minister for animal husbandry and fisheries, Vankata Rao Nad...

Kerala: International court to hear Kerala fishermen death case against Italian marines in July by Geeta Mohan June 26, 2019   |  Source: India Today

The final hearing in the Kerala fishermen death case against Italian marines will be held at the international court in The Hague in July. The hearing will be held at he Permanent Court of Arbitration (PCA) at the Peace Palace between July 8-20. The heari...

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