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Maharashtra: Rivers are the diagnosis of a city by Reema Gehi July 01, 2016   |  Source: Mumbai Mirror  | Copyright: 2016, Bennett, Coleman & Co. Ltd.

Over the last seven days, a Lahore-based British photographer Malcolm Hutcheson shot Mumbai's toxic Mithi River. He shares his dark prognosis. When British photographer Malcolm Hutcheson was selected for Tasveer-e-Mumbai & Tasveer-e-Karachi project, he wa...

Nagaland: Fish fingerlings supplied to farmers July 01, 2016   |  Source: Nagaland Post  | Copyright: Nagaland Post 2011

As an initiative towards realizing the concerns of providing nutritional security to the state’s rural populace and also as a measure towards reducing fish imports, the state government through its pro farmer programmes has provided over 14.00 million f...

Andhra Pradesh: AP Govt takes up mini fishing harbour with Centre July 01, 2016   |  Source: The Hans India  | Copyright: 2016 Hyderabad Media House Limited/The Hans India.

Following the long-time demand of the firsherfolk in the district, State Fisheries department recently sent proposals for construction of a mini fishing harbour at Juvvaladinne village in the district. Though the district has fish landing centres, lack of...

Goa: MoEFCC to give relaxation on Goa’s HTL June 30, 2016   |  Source: The Times of India City  | Copyright: 2016, Bennett, Coleman & Co. Ltd.

Minister for environment, forest and climate change (MoEFCC) Prakash Javdekar on Monday assured the state government to provide concession while demarcating high tide line (HTL) in the state, minister for environment and forest Rajendra Arlekar said. He s...

Arunachal Pradesh: Fish seeds distributed to flood affected farmers June 30, 2016   |  Source: The Arunachal Times  | Copyright: 2008 The Arunachal Times Publications Pvt. Ltd.

To encourage progressive fish farmers of Namsai to take up fish farming on commercial basis, fish seeds were distributed to 97 beneficiaries of 12 villages under Lekang circle on June 25 by the district fisheries department. After distributing the fingerl...

Bangladesh: Bangladesh to set up Hilsha research wing June 30, 2016   |  Source: Newsnextbd .com

The government has decided to establish Hilsha research wing to increase production of Bangladesh’s national fish to an expected level, a minister said on Tuesday. Fisheries and Livestock Minister Sayedul Haque told this in parliament while replying to ...

Sri Lanka: No concession for Indian fishermen in Sri Lanka waters: Amaraweera June 30, 2016   |  Source: Daily News  | Copyright: The Associated Newspapers of Ceylon Ltd 1996–2016.

No decision has been taken or would be taken to allow Indian fishermen to engage in fishing in Sri Lankan waters two days a week as claimed by a certain trade union, Fisheries and Aquatic Resources Development Minister Mahinda Amaraweera said. Partici...

India and Sri Lanka: Fishing in troubled waters by M. A. Sumanthiran June 30, 2016   |  Source: The Hindu  | Copyright: 2016, The Hindu

The issue of poaching by Indian trawlers in Sri Lankan waters has over the years become an increasingly contentious one, seriously threatening the livelihood of Sri Lanka’s fishing community. Fishers being among the poorest communities in both Sri Lanka...

India: Govt unveils report on MGNREGA assets: Ministry of Rural Development June 30, 2016   |  Source: The Indian Express  | Copyright: 2016 The Indian Express [P] Ltd.

Marking a shift of focus under the MGNREGA from mere job generation to asset creation, the Ministry of Rural Development has released a report on creation of irrigation potential for more than 46.57 lakh hectares, and individual assets for 33 lakh people ...

Maharashtra: MoEF panel wanted Mumbai CRZ-II rules watered down by Nikhil M Ghanekar June 30, 2016   |  Source: DNA  | Copyright: 2016 Diligent Media Corporation Ltd.

The Shailesh Nayak committee, that was asked to review Coastal Regulation Zone (CRZ) notification - 2011, has recommended a host of dilutions and relaxations in the coastal protection legislation in its report submitted last year. The recommendations, if ...

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