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Assam: Heavy rains, Ranganadi dam waters flood several villages in Lakhimpur by FARHANA AHMED July 10, 2019   |  Source: NorthEast Now

Incessant rains and the water released by the North Eastern Electric Power Corporation (NEEPCO) from its Ranganadi hydro-electric dam have increased the water level of Ranganadi river in North Lakhimpur since Monday evening. NEEPCO released its dam water ...

Goa: Government to begin public consultations on coastal plan from July 19 July 10, 2019   |  Source: Times of India

After facing flak for the controversial draft coastal zone management plan (CZMP), the state government is likely to hold public consultations from next week to address issues raised by the public. As per the dates finalised by the environment department,...

Maharastra: Rains 2019: IMD issues red alert for extremely heavy rainfall July 10, 2019   |  Source: DB Post  | Copyright: 2018-19 DB CORP LTD

The India Meteorological Department has predicted extremely heavy to very heavy rains in Mumbai and south Konkan area on Tuesday. The IMD has issued a red alert and warned amount of rainfall could exceed 200 mm. Heavy to very heavy rainfall is also likely...

Jammu and Kashmir: Co-management of fish resource: Prospects and Feasibility July 10, 2019   |  Source: Greater Kashmir

Fish is an important food source worldwide and its demand is increasing due to increase in world population. According to Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) of the United Nations (1997), fish provides approximately 16 per cent of protein consumed by ...

Kerala: Amid trawling ban, fresh fish becomes scarce in Kerala markets by Sudha Nambudiri July 10, 2019   |  Source: The Times of India

Keralites, who love fresh fish, are not getting their staple favourites but costlier ones that are probably adulterated with preservatives. For them, fish brought from others coastal areas (even sardines and mackerels), don’t taste the same. Since the t...

Bangladesh: High tide floods Dhalchar union in Bhola by MA Ahad Chowdhury Tuhin July 09, 2019   |  Source: Dhaka Tribune  | Copyright: 2012-2019. 2A Media Limited

Nine villages of Dhalchar union in Char Fasson upazila were flooded, following the rise in tidal water during the past two days, with no dams restricting the flow of water. Sources said, around eight thousand residents are living in a water-logged state. ...

Pakistan: Restriction on fishing forces fishermen to live hand to mouth July 09, 2019   |  Source: The Express Tribune  | Copyright: 2019 The Express Tribune.

Restriction on fishing during the months of June and July has left hundreds of thousands of fishermen deprived on their only source of income. As a result, a large number of them are living in abysmal conditions in more than 150 fishermen colonies, locate...

Myanmar: Marine export earnings increase over 42 million USD July 09, 2019   |  Source: Eleven Myanmar

From October 1 to June 28 of 2018-19 FY, the marine export earnings hit 602.945 million US dollars, up 42.836 million USD, compared with the same period last year, according to the figures from the Commerce Ministry. Myanmar’s marine export volume is re...

India: Scheme to modernize fishery sector: Sitharaman July 09, 2019   |  Source: Odisha TV

Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman on Friday announced a ‘Pradhan Mantri Matsya Sampada Yojana to modernize the fishery sector. Presenting the Budget for 2019-20 in the Lok Sabha, Sitharaman said fishing and fishermen were closely aligned with farming ...

West Bengal: 27 fishermen still lost at sea after three trawlers submerge in Bay of Bengal July 09, 2019   |  Source: DNA

Six of the 61 fishermen, who had gone missing in the Bay of Bengal after venturing into deep waters despite weather warnings four days ago, were rescued on Monday but 27 are still missing, officials said. Thirteen other fishermen on another boat, which ha...

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