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Pakistan: Imprisoned fishermen December 21, 2016   |  Source : The News International

Whenever relations between India and Pakistan turn sour, the wrath has been felt by innocent people. On the Line of Control, it is the people who live in the villages next to the border that have become the unwitting casualties of cross-border violations....

Odisha: Odisha needs 1,068 MT fish daily, produces 1,283 MT December 21, 2016   |  Source: Premeya News 7

Odisha needs an average of 1,068 metric tonne (MT) of fish for its daily consumption and produces 1,283 MT fish against it, informed Fisheries and Animal Resources Minister Pradeep Maharathy in the State Assembly in response to a question of member Aswini...

Pakistan: Sindh government won’t allow encroachments at sweet waters, lakes: Malkani December 21, 2016   |  Source: Pakistan Today

Sindh Minister for Livestock and Fisheries Muhammad Ali Malkani has said that the provincial government is committed to fully implementing the improved fishing-license system and to concrete steps for the removal of the illegal occupation over the lakes a...

Kerala: CMFRI provides guidance to Bangladesh’s marine fisheries sector by V Sanjeev Kumar December 20, 2016   |  Source: The Hindu Business Line  | Copyright: 2016, The Hindu

The Central Marine Fisheries Research Institute (CMFRI) extended a helping hand to Bangladesh by providing technical support to improve its marine fisheries sector. CMFRI imparted technical guidance in the area of marine fish stock assessment to the neigh...

Tamil Nadu: Post Vardah: Livelihood of 25,000 fishermen families hit December 20, 2016   |  Source: Deccan Chronicle  | Copyright: 2015 - 2016 Deccan Chronicle.

Fishermen in coastal districts of Tamil Nadu on Tuesday poured out their grievances to the media and the state officials who visited them as part of the Vardah relief work. Various fishermen welfare associations and the village headmen of fishing hamle...

Maharashtra: Pench reserve seizes 250kg fish, cycles December 20, 2016   |  Source: The Times of India City  | Copyright: 2016 Bennett, Coleman & Co. Ltd.

In an early morning raid, Pench Tiger Reserve officials on Tuesday seized 250kg fish and 5 bicycles from illegal fishermen. After reports of fishermen being holed up in Old Boat Camp area, Pench officials led by RFO Atul Deokar and others swung into actio...

Gujarat: Green norms violation: NGT imposes fine of Rs 50K each on Gujarat government, Centre, Welspun December 20, 2016   |  Source: The Indian Express  | Copyright: 2016 The Indian Express [P] Ltd.

THE WESTERN zone bench of National Green Tribunal (NGT) has imposed Rs fine of 50,000 each on Central government, Welspun India Limited (WIL), Gujarat government and its four other departments for failing to respond to a petition alleging green norms viol...

India: India, Indonesia Express Common Interest in Maritime Security December 20, 2016   |  Source: The Wire  | Copyright: The Wire, unless otherwise noted or attributed.

After talks between Indonesian President Joko Widodo and Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday, both the Asian democracies expressed common interest in maritime security and primacy of the UN Convention on Law of the Seas (UNCLOS) to resolve maritime dis...

Bangladesh: Parshe fishing goes on in Sundarbans defying ban December 20, 2016   |  Source: The Financial Express

Fishing of Parshe fry, a type of mullet, is going on unchecked in the canals and rivers of the Sundarbans defying restrictions. About 20 cartels are involved in Parshe fry catching and transporting those through engine-driven boats over the last one week,...

Pakistan: Work on fish nursery point at Pakpattan starts from January by Aamir Majeed December 20, 2016   |  Source: Pakistan Today

The Fisheries Department is to start construction work on a fish nursery unit at Arifwala in Pakpattan spread over 12-acres for the production of fish seed from January 2017. Deputy Director Fisheries, Rana Riasat, told APP here on Saturday that land had ...

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