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Kerala: It's ideal time to earn some quick bucks June 16, 2016   |  Source: The Times of India  | Copyright: 2016, Bennett, Coleman & Co. Ltd.

With over a thousand fishing boats from outside on their yearly visit to the Vizhinjam harbour, the coastal village's economy is all set to get a fillip. For several small business establishments in the harbour area it's time to make some extra bucks. Mak...

Gujarat: Annual fishing ban begins in Gujarat June 16, 2016   |  Source: Business Standard  | Copyright: 2015 Business Standard Private Ltd.

The annual ban on fishing by mechanized boats and trawlers came into force in Gujarat from June 10, a government official said here today. The ban will remain in force till August 15, Gujarat Fisheries Commissioner M H Nurmawala said. "The mechanized boat...

Bangladesh: Marine resource mapping set to begin soon June 15, 2016   |  Source: The Daily Star  | Copyright: 2016 / thedailystar.net

Bangladesh has finally got a high-tech ocean research vessel to assess the country's marine resources within its Bay of Bengal boundary. The research and survey ship, built in Malaysia, reached Bangladesh on Thursday, said an official at the department of...

India: Central body demarcates high tide line for coastal states June 15, 2016   |  Source: The Times of India City  | Copyright: 2016 Bennett, Coleman & Co. Ltd.

National centre for sustainable coastal management (NCSCM), Chennai has demarcated the high tide line (HTL) for Goa and other coastal states, paving the way for preparation of coastal zone management plans (CZMP). The issue of HTL and preparation of CZMPs...

India: Impact of climate change: India's hydropower generation drops by 20%, by 45% in western region: SANDRP June 15, 2016   |  Source: Counter View

Well-known civil rights organization, South Asia Network on Dams, Rivers and People (SANDRP), in a recent scrutiny, has said that “India’s hydropower generation has dropped by up to close to 20% compared to previous year in some of the months this yea...

India: The unit cost for fishermen housing has been revised and enhanced from Rs 75,000 to Rs 1.2 lakh per unit June 15, 2016   |  Source: India Today  | Copyright: 2016 Living Media India Limited.

Kerala Fisheries Minister Mercy Kutty Amma today called on Union Agriculture Minister Radha Mohan Singh and discussed various issues related to the fisheries sector including ban on juvenile fishing. "Some of the important issues submitted by the Fisherie...

Goa: Fishworkers' forum flays govt's plans for dredging, port projects in Goa June 15, 2016   |  Source: The Hindu Business Line  | Copyright: 2016, The Hindu Business Line.

Several organisations of traditional fisherfolk and inhabitants of coastal belt in Goa engaged in traditional occupations on Monday hit out at the Central and State governments of Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) claiming that they are against the locals and ...

Karnataka: Fisheries harbour development: No grants, claim officials, Jain says take delegation to Delhi June 15, 2016   |  Source: Daijiworld.Com

A meeting chaired by fisheries minister Abhayachandra Jain was convened at DC's office here on Monday June 13 to discuss issues and problems faced by fishermen. Work on the third phase of fisheries harbour in the city was one of the issues that dominated...

Kerala: Fishers make a beeline for Vizhinjam June 15, 2016   |  Source: The Hindu  | Copyright: 2016, The Hindu

With the 47-day trawl ban coming into effect from Tuesday midnight, the Vizhinjam fishing harbour is set to witness a heavy influx of traditional fishermen from various parts of the district. Besides steps to ensure the safety of these fishermen, the law ...

Tamil Nadu: A coastal fishing community near Mylapore is bearing the brunt of unusual high tide by Divya Karthikeyan June 15, 2016   |  Source: The News Minute  | Copyright: 2015 www.thenewsminute.com

For the past several days, many tenements of a prominent fishing locality located along the beachfront at Pattinapakkam near Mylapore, have suffered damage due to the entry of seawater. This is not the first time that the fishermen are facing this problem...

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