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Kerala: Academic excellence awards for kids of fishermen December 01, 2016   |  Source: The New Indian Express  | Copyright: New Indian Express. 2016

The awards instituted by Kerala Fishermen’s Welfare Fund Board,(KFWFB) for the students of fishermen community who excelled in studies will be distributed on Friday. The function will be held at Ernakulam Town Hall and inaugurated by Fisheries Minister ...

Tamil Nadu: Tamil Nadu braces for Cyclone Nada, state government readies rescue teams December 01, 2016   |  Source: Hindustan Times  | Copyright: HT Media Pvt. Ltd. All rights reserved.

Chennai and Tamil Nadu are bracing for cyclone Nada, expected to land at Cuddalore on December 2 early morning. What this cyclone brings for Chennai is plenty of rain but not in the quantity of rain that caused floods last year around the same time. Ho...

Tamil Nadu: Government civil Society Join hands to save Lake November 30, 2016   |  Source: The Hindu  | Copyright: 2016, The Hindu

The Narayanapuram lake, which is an important part of the Pallikaranai marsh system, will soon be restored. NGOs and corporates are coming forward to complement government measures to improve the waterbody. A proposal with a detailed action plan was recen...

Sri Lanka: Generating clean energy at cost of nature November 30, 2016   |  Source: Daily News  | Copyright: The Associated Newspapers of Ceylon Ltd., 1996–2016.

Sri Lanka’s Nationally Determined Contributions (NDC) propose to promote Mini and Micro Hydro Power generation projects as an environmental friendly power generation option to national economy. Mini hydro power plants with 176 MW capacity will be establ...

Pakistan: Fish exports increase 14 percent in four months by Imaduddin November 30, 2016   |  Source: Business Recorder  | Copyright: 2016 Business Recorder.

The exports of fish and fish preparations from the country witnessed increase of 13.87 percent during the first four months of the current fiscal year, compared to the corresponding period of last year. The exports of fish and fish preparations from the c...

India: India’s grand plan to create world’s longest river set to go by TV Padma November 30, 2016   |  Source : New Scientist  | Copyright: Reed Business Information Ltd.

Engineering projects don’t come any bigger than this. If India’s prime minister, Narendra Modi, gets his way, work could soon begin on a project to link large rivers in the Himalayas and Deccan Peninsula via 30 mega-canals and 3000 dams. When the work...

Myanmar: Myanmar to upgrade livestock and fisheries sector for more export to EU market November 30, 2016   |  Source: Mizzima News from Myanmar  | Copyright: 1998 - 2013 Mizzima News

Myanmar will implement an upgrading program for the country's livestock and fishery sector in cooperation with European Union (EU) and German state-owned organization GIZ, according to the ministry of agriculture, livestock and irrigation of Myanmar Xinhu...

West Bengal: Going gets tougher for small traders November 30, 2016   |  Source: The Times of India City  | Copyright: 2016 Bennett, Coleman & Co. Ltd.

As if the impact of demonetization was enough, Monday's bandh call turned things worse for vendors and traders as fewer customers turned out at markets fearing political unrest. The CPM, which had called the stir to protest against the travails of the com...

Gujarat: Replanting mangroves in Kachchh saves coast, people, world by MM Paniyil November 30, 2016   |  Source: India Climate Dialogue

Hassan Bhai stretches his sinewy, sun-tanned, fisherman’s arm’s across a large swath of the Gulf of Kachchh and proudly shows the mangrove plantation that people from his village, Luni, nurture. Dots of green bob up and down the waterline in high tide...

Kerala: Coast Guard rescues 4 Kerala fishermen after boat capsize November 30, 2016   |  Source: Business Standard  | Copyright: 2015 Business Standard Private Ltd.

Four Kerala fishermen, who were found struggling in sea after their boat capsized, have been rescued by the Coast Guard. The fishermen, who had put out to sea from nearby Beypore, were spotted struggling in the waters by an Indian Coast Guard Interceptor ...

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