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Odisha: OSPCB starts probe into mass fish death June 08, 2016   |  Source: The Times of India  | Copyright: 2016, The Hindu

The fisheries department and Odisha State Pollution Control Board ( OSPCB ) have started an inquiry into the death of a large number of fish in the water bodies at Paradip in Jagatsinghpur district. Fish were recently found floating in the water bodies an...

Pakistan: Fishermen demand compensation following two months ban on fishing June 08, 2016   |  Source: Daily Times  | Copyright: 2015 Dailytimes

Following Sindh government's decision to two-month ban on catching shrimp during the season since June 1st to July 31st this year, fishermen have demanded provincial government to announce package and fix amount for fishing community as compensation. This...

Telangana: Fisheries in Bangaru Telangana June 08, 2016   |  Source: The Hans India  | Copyright: 2016 Hyderabad Media House Limited

Fisheries is a traditional and important occupation in Telangana State apart from being an important source of food nutrient. Fisheries sector is contributing about 0.6 percent to the State GVA in 2015-16. The Government aims at (i) increase in fish p...

India: How many Indian nationals are in foreign jails? June 08, 2016   |  Source: Newslaundry

According to the latest available information with the MEA, more than 6800 Indian Nationals are lodged in foreign jails. More than half of them are lodged in jails of the Middle East nations. Indian nationals are in jails of 72 different nations. As per t...

Andhra Pradesh: Illegal road being laid through Krishna Wildlife Sanctuary by Sulogna Mehta June 08, 2016   |  Source: The Times of India  | Copyright: 2016, Bennett, Coleman & Co. Ltd.

A road is being laid through the Krishna wildlife sanctuary in Krishna district in violation of the forest and environment norms. Ironically, the violation comes even as the World Environment Day was observed on Sunday by holding awareness rallies, talks ...

Karnataka: Fishermen urged to carry distress alert devices June 08, 2016   |  Source: The Hindu  | Copyright: 2016, The Hindu

K.R. Suresh, Commander, Coast Guard, Karnataka, on Monday suggested that the Fisheries Department needs to convince fishermen in boats and vessels to carry distress alert transmitter (DAT) devices with them during fishing, especially during the monsoon. ...

Gujarat: Gujarat fisherman's family appeals for his release from Pakistan jail June 08, 2016   |  Source: The New Indian Express  | Copyright: 2016, The New Indian Express.

The family of an Indian fisherman, who is apparently suffering from ill-health in a Pakistani jail, has appealed to authorities of the neighbouring country to release him at the earliest on humanitarian grounds. The fisherman, Bhagvan Sarman Solanki, from...

Andaman and Nicobar Islands: Fragile marine environment of Andamans at stake June 08, 2016   |  Source: The Echo of India  | Copyright: Echo of India

In a glaring example of reversal from the earlier decision of the Administration not to entertain induction of more trawlers, the zonal fisheries office, South Andaman , has decided to accord registration and grant fishing license to a trawler brought to ...

Gujarat: Fishermen released from Pakistan to reach Vadodara Today by Abraham Richard June 08, 2016   |  Source: The New Indian Express  | Copyright: 2016, The New Indian Express.

Eighteen Indian fishermen, who were released by Pakistan on Sunday, will reach here tomorrow, a senior Gujarat fisheries department officer said today. The fishermen, held for violating the territorial waters of the neighbouring country, were freed from M...

India: State wise port led development projects being or to be implemented June 07, 2016   |  Source: http://pib.nic.in/newsite/PrintRelease.aspx?relid=145964

On 3rd June,2016 Ministry of Road Transport & Highways, Government of India released a state-wise list of port-led development being or to be implemented. In its INDCs (Intended Nationally Determined Contributions), India proposed Sagarmala and Bharatm...

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