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Tamil Nadu: Fishermen told not to use pair-trawling October 12, 2016   |  Source: The Hindu  | Copyright: 2016, The Hindu

Collector P. Parthiban urged fishermen not to use pair-trawling nets and other nets banned under the Puducherry Marine Fishing Regulatory Act. In a release, he said stern action would be taken against those flouting the norms of the Act. The Collector con...

Goa: Mapusa vendors warned not to store fish in premises October 07, 2016   |  Source: GOACOM  | Copyright: 2016 @GOACOM

A joint meeting was held with Mapusa fish vendors along with chairman of the market committee Franky Carvalho and municipal inspector Tayo Gadekar to address the issue of cleanliness at the fish market on Thursday. Various directives were given to the ven...

Pakistan: Water pollution behind fish deaths in Swat River: probe by Manzoor AIi October 07, 2016   |  Source: Dawn  | Copyright: Dawn 2016

A technical committee formed by the fisheries directorate to investigate the incidents of a mysterious disease affecting fish in the Swat River earlier this year has revealed water pollution was the cause of the death of fish in large numbers. The inciden...

Karnataka: Fishermen rescued from burning boat off Karwar coast by Jaideep Shenoy October 07, 2016   |  Source: The Times of India City  | Copyright: 2016 Bennett, Coleman & Co. Ltd.

Indian Coast Guard Ship Rajdoot coordinated a rescue operation of seven fishermen from a burning fishing boat Akash (Regd at Malpe), some 45 kms from Karwar at 11pm on Wednesday. At about 8.15pm on Wednesday, fishermen on board Akash informed ICGS Rajdoot...

Myanmar: Fishermen complain over slave labour by Phochan October 07, 2016   |  Source: Eleven  | Copyright: 2016, Eleven Myanmar

About 500 Myanmar workers have yet to receive their salaries more than a year after being freed from slave-like conditions on Indonesian and Thai fishing vessels, according to the Myanmar Journalists Network in Yangon. The fishermen organised a press conf...

Karnataka: Exporters, eateries warned over selling poisonous fish by Stanley Pinto October 07, 2016   |  Source: The Times of India City  | Copyright: 2016 Bennett, Coleman & Co. Ltd.

The Dakshina Kannada district administration and food and civil supplies minister UT Khader sent a stern warning to the fish exporters and eateries that they would be held responsible if more fish poisoning cases were reported. This warning came in the ba...

West Bengal and Odisha: Coasts guards go on high alert in West Bengal and Odisha by Jayanta Gupta October 07, 2016   |  Source: The Times of India City  | Copyright: 2016 Bennett, Coleman & Co. Ltd.

The Coast Guard has increased vigil along the West Bengal and Odisha coasts after intelligence inputs of possible sea-borne strikes by terrorists during the ongoing festive season. K R Nautiyal, inspector general, Coast Guard North East Region, directed a...

Kerala: Fishing boats attacked: fishermen in Madakkara protest by not venturing into sea October 07, 2016   |  Source: Mathrubhumi  | Copyright: Mathrubhumi 2016.

Fishermen in Madakkara have protested against the attack on their fishing boats by a gang in Ezhimala. The gang, which came in a big boat from Puthiyangadi, entered the boats and assaulted the fishermen. They also shattered the boat's glasses. The complai...

Srilanka: Sri Lankan Navy attacks Indian fishermen; sinks boat, snaps nets October 07, 2016   |  Source: Hindustan Times  | Copyright: 2016 HT Media Limited.

Sri Lankan Naval personnel allegedly attacked Tamil Nadu fishermen with stones besides ramming and sinking a mechanised boat and destroying fishing nets of several other vessels off Dhanushkodi, a Fishermen Association functionary said on Thursday. The La...

Telangana: Fish seeds to be distributed at village level October 07, 2016   |  Source: The Hans India  | Copyright: 2016 Hyderabad Media House Limited/The Hans India.

Animal Husbandry and Fisheries Minister T Srinivas Yadav on Sunday said the State witnessed tremendous rains like never before. He told reporters here that the State government would offer free distribution of fish seeds to village panchayats also. As dir...

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