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India: World Trade Organisation talks on fishery subsidies: India forms taskforce to decide stance by Amiti Sen September 28, 2016   |  Source: The Hindu Business Line  | Copyright: 2016, The Hindu Business Line.

With talks on disciplining global fisheries subsidies taking centrestage at the WTO, India has formed a taskforce to look into the position that the country needs to take to protect the livelihood of millions of small and marginal fisherfolk. The taskforc...

Gujarat: Three fishermen drown in sea off Gujarat coast September 28, 2016   |  Source: Business Standard  | Copyright: 2015 Business Standard Private Ltd.

Two fishing boats capsized and three fishermen drowned in a creek area near Koteshwar in Kutch district of Gujarat this afternoon, officials of the National Fisherworkers' Forum (NFF) said. NFF secretary Manish Lodhari said the two boats had 14 fishermen ...

Maldives: Using birds instead of radar to find fish September 27, 2016   |  Source: Post Online Media  | Copyright: 2016 Histerius Company

Tuna fishermen in the Maldives seek the help of nature’s best fish finder as the International Pole & Line Foundation and Furuno USA partner on trial of bird-tracking radar technology. It’s a well-known fact that if you want to catch fish you need to ...

Gujarat: 26/11 attacks: High Court notice in compensation case September 27, 2016   |  Source: PTI News  | Copyright: PTI 2014

The Gujarat High Court today issued notice to the Centre and the state on a petition filed by the widow of one of the crew of the fishing trawler 'MV Kuber', hijacked by the terrorists who carried out the 26/11 Mumbai attacks. Justice Rajesh Shukla sought...

West Bengal: Bengal Fisheries Department set to open ‘All Fish’ outlets to attract tourists September 27, 2016   |  Source: knnIndia  | Copyright: 2015 KNN India.

In order to boost the sector employing hundreds to micro entrepreneurs and attract tourists, the West Bengal Fisheries department will open its food stall “All fish” before the Pujas. The West Bengal Housing and Infrastructure Development Department w...

Kerala: Fishermen at sea can now use internet, courtesy an Indian University September 27, 2016   |  Source: News18.com  | Copyright: 2016 Cable News Network LP, LLLP.

Fishermen moving up to 60 km into the sea from the coastline here will now be able to enjoy internet connectivity through the OceanNet internet technology developed by Amrita University. The new product was launched on Monday by Union Human Resource Devel...

India: Environmental Justice Atlas September 27, 2016   |  Source: EJA

The EJ Atlas is a teaching, networking and advocacy resource. Strategists, activist organizers, scholars, and teachers will find many uses for the database, as well as citizens wanting to learn more about the often invisible conflicts taking place. Noyyal...

Tamil Nadu: Fishermen take out massive sea rally against Enayam project September 27, 2016   |  Source: The Hindu  | Copyright: 2016, The Hindu

Fishermen took out a massive sea rally for about 60 km in over 350 boats to show their protest against the Centre’s proposed Enayam International Container Transshipment Terminal (EICTT) in Kanniyakumari district on Sunday. Over 2000 fishermen and their...

Goa:'Act against Gadkari, Jeyakumar' September 27, 2016   |  Source: The Times of India City  | Copyright: 2016, Bennett, Coleman & Co. Ltd.

Traditional fishermen from Vasco have asked for an inquiry and action against Union minister for shipping, Nitin Gadkari, and others who inaugurated the work of Mormugao Port Trust's dredging work on January 1. They have also asked for the suspension of M...

Bangladesh: Preliminary study finds Sundarbans free of microplastics by Nure Alam Durjoy September 27, 2016   |  Source: Dhaka Tribune  | Copyright: 2016 Dhaka Tribune.

However, the biodiversity and ecosystem of the world’s largest mangrove forest is still under threat because of the pollution resulted from the increasing urbanisation and industrialisation of the surrounding areas, the scientists warned. The study, tit...

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