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Pakistan: Alyani orders relief work in rain-hit areas by Saleem Shahid October 05, 2021   |  Source: Dawn  | Copyright: 2021, Dawn

A relief package would be announced for the people affected by the rains and cyclone, the chief minister said in a tweet, promising help and assistance to the people living on Gwadar coast. Residents of Gwadar and Pasni as well as fishermen suffered huge ...

Sri Lanka: Fisheries Act to be amended to suit modern times - Minister October 05, 2021   |  Source: Daily News  | Copyright: The Associated Newspapers of Ceylon Ltd., 1995–2021.

The Fisheries Ministry issuing a statement said that as per the request of the European Commission, the Fisheries Ministry has prepared the new amendments on the instructions of the Minister, as the European Commission states have pointed out that the pre...

Sri Lanka: Largest fishing harbor to open to the public in November October 05, 2021   |  Source: Colombo Page

The Ministry of Fisheries says the Wennappuwa Wellamankara fishing harbor, which is being constructed as the largest fishing harbor in Sri Lanka, is expected to be opened to the public next month. The construction of this harbor, which is the largest proj...

Jammu and Kashmir: DC Bandipora reviews implementation of housing scheme to fishermen community October 05, 2021   |  Source: India Education Diary  | Copyright: 2021 - India Education Diary.

The Deputy Commissioner (DC) Bandipora, Dr Owais Ahmad today chaired a meeting to review the implementation of housing scheme for fishermen community. It was informed that the Department of Fisheries conducted randomization to draw lots for allotment of h...

Kerala: Fisheries department seeks steps to clear boat wreckage in Ernakulam October 05, 2021   |  Source: The Times of India  | Copyright: 2021, THG PUBLISHING PVT LTD.

Fisheries department has approached the district administration seeking steps to salvage the wreckage of the fishing boat, Poornasree, which met with an accident four months ago. The department has sent a letter in this regard to district collector Jafar ...

West Bengal: Tiger mauls fisherman in Sunderban by Subhasish Chaudhuri October 05, 2021   |  Source: The Telegraph Online  | Copyright: 2021 The Telegraph Online.

A fisherman was killed by a tiger in the Pirkhali forest area of the Sunderbans when he was catching crabs early on Monday. Police and local sources said the victim, Samad Mollah, 31, died in the tiger attack when he was catching crabs in Chilamari Khal, ...

Maharashtra: Fisherfolk write to Uddhav Thackeray, voice objections to coastal zone management plan by Prayag Arora-Desai October 05, 2021   |  Source: The Hindustan Times

Members of the Mumbai’s fishing community who are objecting to the Coastal Zone Management Plan (CZMP) for Mumbai — which was recently approved by the union ministry for environment and climate change — wrote to chief minister Uddhav Thackeray on Mo...

World News: IISD/Pew Event calls for ambitious WTO deal on fisheries subsidies October 05, 2021   |  Source: International Institute for Sustainable Development  | Copyright: 1990-2021, IISD.

How can new World Trade Organization (WTO) rules on fisheries subsidies benefit our ocean and fishing communities and what are the key concerns negotiators should keep in mind as they strive to finalize a deal? Speakers grappled with these questions at a ...

Maharashtra and Goa: Tarballs on India’s west coast: A tale of shifting responsibilities by Astha Joshi October 05, 2021   |  Source: Down to Earth  | Copyright: Down To Earth 2021.

Tarballs hit the news headlines recently when they started appearing on well-known beaches of Mumbai and Goa. These aquatic pollutants, formed from weathering of crude oil floating on the ocean surface, have flooded Anjuna, Morjim, Colva and Mandrem beach...

Odisha: Five fishermen rescued after fishing boat capsizes in Paradip October 04, 2021   |  Source: Ommcom News  | Copyright: 2021 - Ommcom News.

Five fishermen were rescued after a fishing boat capsized at the sea mouth near Nehru Bangla at Paradip in Jagatsinghpur district on Monday. Reportedly, the fishermen were returning at around 12.30 PM today after catching some fish from the sea when the b...

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