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Andhra Pradesh: Fishermen return with huge catch by Santosh Patnaik July 03, 2019   |  Source: The Hindu

The first long voyage post-annual ban by fishermen has fetched them a rich harvest of brown shrimp bringing loud cheers to them. Incidentally, this was the highest-ever catch they could capture after cyclone Hudhud battered Visakhapatnam in October, 2014....

Odisha: Govari river mouth to be dredged for smooth navigation July 03, 2019   |  Source: The New Indian Express

The Drainage division of Department of Water Resources will soon start dredging of the Govari river mouth in the district at a cost of around Rs 30 crore. The move is aimed at sprucing up the river bed and to facilitate movement of fishing vessels and tou...

Odisha: Rs 1481 Cr From SDRF & NDRF, Rs 94.28 Cr From CMRF Already Allocated For Relief & Restoration Post FANI by Debashish Maharana July 03, 2019   |  Source: Omm Com News

In response to an Adjournment Motion titled “Odisha Government has failed in the Restoration and Rehabilitation process post Cyclone FANI” moved by BJP MLA Lalitendu Bidyadhar Mohapatra, Revenue and Disaster Management Minister informed the House that...

Andhra Pradesh: Boat owners worried as export rates of brown prawn dip further July 03, 2019   |  Source: The Times of India

The drop in the prices of white and brown prawn has emerged as a cause of concern for the mechanised fishing sector in Visakhapatnam. Owners of mechanised boats feel that the exporters are cheating them by lowering prices, which is resulting in them makin...

Kerala: Fishing boat operators to launch stir seeking action against foreign trawlers July 03, 2019   |  Source: The New Indian Express

The state executive committee of All Kerala Fishing Boat Operators Association, which met in Kochi on Tuesday, has decided to launch an agitation demanding stringent action against foreign trawlers transgressing into India’s Exclusive Economic Zone (EEZ...

Kerala: Proposal to stop supply of kerosene to section of ration card holders, specially fishermen, opposed in Rajya Sabha July 03, 2019   |  Source: The Financial Express

A proposal to snap supply o kerosene to ration card holders having electricity and cooking gas connections was opposed in the Rajya Sabha on Monday, with a member saying it would severely impact fishermen who use the fuel to fire their boats The issue was...

India: Budget 2019: Farm sector, rural economy hope for a big push July 03, 2019   |  Source: The Hindu Business Line

Amidst deficiency in rainfall so far this monsoon season, farm leaders look for an early action from the govt Union Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman is presenting her maiden Budget at a time when the farm sector is staring at yet another difficult year...

Myanmar: Yangon region in talks with Yunnan, Shanghai to boost fishery exports July 02, 2019   |  Source: The Global New Light Of Myanmar  | Copyright: 2014 by Global New Light Of Myanmar

Negotiations are underway between the Yangon Region Government and the provincial governments of Yunnan and Shanghai for promoting fishery exports to China, said Chief Minister U Phyo Min Thein. To help increase the country’s Gross Domestic Product (GDP...

Bangladesh: Sunamganj flash floods: Fisheries worth TK 1.61 crore lost by Himadri Shekor Vodro July 02, 2019   |  Source: Dhaka Tribune  | Copyright: 2012-2019. 2A Media Limited.

Over 400 fish farmers in three upazilas of Sunamganj are facing a major loss of approximately Tk 1.61 crore due to a sudden flash flood in the area. According to the District Fisheries Office, persistent heavy rainfall upstream has flooded local haors and...

Tamil Nadu: Fishermen to go ahead with stir against eco-tourism project by D.J. Walter Scott July 02, 2019   |  Source: The Hindu  | Copyright: 2019, THG PUBLISHING PVT LTD.

Expressing dissatisfaction with their meeting with Ministers D. Jayakumar (Fisheries) and ‘Dindigul’ C. Sreenivasan (Forests) in Chennai on Monday over the proposed ‘glass bottom boat eco tourism’ in the Gulf of Mannar (GoM) Marine National Park, ...

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