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Kerala: How green was the sea October 03, 2016   |  Source: The Hindu  | Copyright: 2016, The Hindu

A phytoplankton bloom is suspected to have changed the colour of the sea along the Kollam shoreline to greenish yellow on Sunday. The green splash attracted a large crowd of visitors at the Kollam beach towards evening as the setting sun gave the waters a...

Bangladesh: 22-day hilsa fishing ban from October 12 October 03, 2016   |  Source: The Daily Star  | Copyright: 2016 / thedailystar.net

The government has imposed a ban on catching, selling, hoarding and transportation of hilsa in different rivers for 22 days from October 12 to protect hilsa breeding. Around 7,000 square kilometres area of rivers in 27 districts have been earmarked as the...

India: Fisheries 2 last October 03, 2016   |  Source: indiatoday.in  | Copyright: 2016 Living Media India Limited.

Gopalakrishnan opined that open sea cage farming method developed by CMFRI is one of the best farming models which could be effectively popularised among the fishermen community in the country. "The mariculture sector will address the ever increasing dema...

Manipur: 'Development and Displacement' consultation held at Imphal September 30, 2016   |  Source: E-PAO  | Copyright: 1999-2016 E-Pao.

The Centre for Research and Advocacy, Manipur (CRAM) organized the Manipur State Consultation on "Development and Displacement" at Manipur Press Club, Imphal on 26th September 2016. The Consultation is aimed to reflect on the pattern of the introduction o...

Jharkhand: ‘Crop insurance scheme a quantum jump for state’ September 30, 2016   |  Source: The Times of India City  | Copyright: 2016 Bennett, Coleman & Co. Ltd.

Union agriculture minister Radha Mohan Singh on Tuesday praised chief minister Raghubar Das for covering more than 8.5 lakh farmers under the Pradhamantri Fasal Bima Yojana (PMFBY). Singh, who was in Ranchi's Birsa Agricultural University (BAU) to conduct...

Chhattisgarh: 'Chhattisgarh farmers should be number one in seed production' September 30, 2016   |  Source: The Hitavada

Farmers of Chhattisgarh are needed to be made number one in production of seeds as acreage of oilseeds is comparatively less in the state and 45 percent oil is imported. Seeds are everything in agriculture and if quality seeds are supplied in right time t...

Bangladesh: Fish export fetches $547m in FY16 September 30, 2016   |  Source: The Financial Express

Bangladesh earned $547.28 million in the previous fiscal by exporting 75,338 tonnes of fish and fish products, said Commerce Minister Tofail Ahmed on Tuesday. The minister said this in reply to a written question of treasury bench member Nurunnabi Chowdhu...

India: Cabinet approves ratification of Paris climate agreement by Vibha Sharma September 30, 2016   |  Source: The Tribune  | Copyright: The Tribune Trust,2015

The Cabinet on Wednesday approved the ratification of the Paris Climate Change Agreement, which will be formalised on October 2. The decision was taken at a meeting chaired by Prime Minister Narendra Modi, who on Sunday had made the announcement at the Ko...

Tamil Nadu: “State has potential to develop brackish water aquaculture” September 30, 2016   |  Source: The Hindu  | Copyright: 2016, The Hindu

Thanks to the availability of 56,000 hectares of brackish water lands, Tamil Nadu has great potential to develop brackish water aquaculture, M. Jayanthi, Principal Scientist, Indian Council of Agriculture Research (ICAR) – Central Institute of Brackish ...

Telangana: 80 lakh fish seed to be released into Singoor September 30, 2016   |  Source: The Hindu  | Copyright: 2016, The Hindu

Irrigation Minister T. Harish Rao said that as many 80 lakh fish seeds would be released into the Singoor project. Another five lakh fish into Pocharam and three lakh fish into Haldi would also be released. The government has decided to spend about Rs. 40...

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