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Sri Lanka: Food and Agriculture Organization(FAO) launches awareness program for Sri Lankan fishermen on preventing illegal fishing September 30, 2016   |  Source: Colombo Page  | Copyright: 2000, 2016 by LankaPage.com (LLC).

The United Nations Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) will initiate an awareness program for the Sri Lankan fisherman on preventing illegal fishing, the Ministry of Fisheries and Aquatic Resources Development said. One of the contributing factors tha...

Gujarat: Gujarat fishermen asked not to venture far in Arabian Sea September 30, 2016   |  Source: The Financial Express  | Copyright: 2016 The Indian Express [P] Ltd.

The Coast Guard and Gujarat Fisheries Department have issued instructions to Indian fishing boats sailing in the Arabian Sea not to venture beyond 15-20 nautical miles in view of surgical strikes on terror launch pads across the LoC, even as the state’s...

Bangladesh: Gunfight in Sundarbans, six abducted fishermen rescued by Hedait Hossain Molla September 30, 2016   |  Source: Dhaka Tribune  | Copyright: 2016 Dhaka Tribune,

Members of the elite force also rescued six fishermen from captivity and arrested a robber in possession of three firearms and ammunition. Police Super Md Enayet Hossain Mannan told the Dhaka Tribune that they had conducted a drive in Monsa area around 5p...

Bangladesh: Power company finds '36 faults' with UNESCO concern over Rampal plant September 29, 2016   |  Source: bdnews24.com

Armed with a release issued by the company, managing director Ujjal Bhattacharjee made the claim at an interaction session organised by the company at the Khulna Press Club. The proposed Rampal Thermal power plant, a joint initiative by India and Banglade...

Bangladesh: Sea level rise in coastal Bangladesh by Nikita Sampath September 29, 2016   |  Source: Pulitzer Center on Crisis Reporting

In Koyra number 6, a coastal hamlet bordering the Sundarbans in southwestern Bangladesh, a group of men unload barrels of water from their trawlers—50 drums holding 30 liters each. They announce their arrival by yelling. And word spreads. This is how th...

India: India to play leading role in combating climate change: Sushma Swaraj September 29, 2016   |  Source: The Indian Express  | Copyright: 2016 The Indian Express [P] Ltd.

India, which will ratify the landmark Paris climate deal next month, today said it will continue to play a leading role in combating climate change but asked developed nations to fulfill their responsibilities through more contribution to finance and tech...

India: To make fisheries more sustainable, trade community must end the pointless subsidies September 29, 2016   |  Source: United Nations Conference on Trade and Development

With exports of fish and seafood products growing tenfold over a decade to reach a record value of $146 billion in 2014, fish has become one of the world's most traded commodities. It is also essential to the development of many coastal developing countri...

India: Supreme Court allows marine, accused of killing Kerala fishermen, to remain in Italy September 29, 2016   |  Source: Deccan Chronicle  | Copyright: 2015 Deccan Chronicle.

The Supreme Court on Wednesday allowed Massimiliano Latorre, the second Italian marine accused of killing two Indian fishermen off the Kerala coast in 2012, to remain in his country till the international arbitral tribunal decided the jurisdictional issue...

Odisha: Odisha farmers, fishermen body opposes Paradeep Phosphates Limited expansion September 29, 2016   |  Source: Orissa Diary. Com  | Copyright: OMIS Private Limited.

The proposed expansion of Paradeep based fertiliser plant Paradeep Phosphates Limited (PPL) was opposed by farmer and fishermen body Kalinga Karnadhar Machhyjibi Samabaya Samiti, the Samit president Jyoti Ranjan Samal and fishermen leader Pitambar Tarai. ...

Tamil Nadu: Four fishermen repatriated September 29, 2016   |  Source: The Hindu  | Copyright: 2016, The Hindu

Four fishermen from Tamil Nadu who were released by Sri Lanka were repatriated on Tuesday through the Indian Coast Guard. The four were brought here by the ship, ICGS Rajtarang, after being handed over to the ICG at the international maritime boundary. V....

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