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Tamil Nadu: Fire breaks out in Besant Nagar; 50 huts gutted August 09, 2016   |  Source: The Hindu  | Copyright: 2016, The Hindu

Over 50 huts in Odai Kuppam, Besant Nagar, were gutted after a fire broke out during the early hours of Wednesday. Tamil Nadu Fire and Rescue Services (TNFRS) officers claim no one was injured. The Fire control room recieved information about the blaze ar...

Tamil Nadu: Soon, Kotturpuram to get wholesale fish market worth Rs 8 crore by Ram M Sundaram August 09, 2016   |  Source: The New Indian Express  | Copyright: 2016, The New Indian Express.

Fish lovers and fishmongers in the city might soon not have to wait in scorching heat under tarpaulin roofs to sell or buy fishes. The Greater Chennai Corporation begins construction of modern wholesale fish market at Kotturpuram at a cost of Rs 8 crore....

Odisha: Dead fish wash ashore on Gopalpur port August 09, 2016   |  Source: The Times of India City  | Copyright: 2016, Bennett, Coleman & Co. Ltd.

A high-level scientific team from Central Marine Fisheries Research Institute (CMFRI) in Puri on Sunday visited the fishing jetty near Gopalpur port in Ganjam district, where local fishermen have been spotting hundreds of dead fish for the past three days...

Sri Lanka: Sri Lankan Navy arrests 14 local fishermen engaged in illegal fishing August 08, 2016   |  Source: Colombo Page  | Copyright: 2000, 2016 by LankaPage.com (LLC)

The Sri Lanka Navy on Friday has arrested 14 local fishermen in two separate incidents for allegedly engaged in illegal fishing practices. In one incident, naval personnel attached to SLN Dockyard in Trincomalee belonging to the Eastern Naval Command arre...

India: Fishing contributes to climate change by K.S. Sudhi August 08, 2016   |  Source: The Hindu  | Copyright: 2016, Bennett, Coleman & Co. Ltd.

The yummy fish delicacy on your plate is contributing significantly to global warming and climate change. Fisheries scientists of Central Institute of Fisheries Technology, Kochi, have estimated that fishery activities taking place on the Kerala coast add...

Maharashtra: 14 stranded fishermen back on safe shores by Ram Parmar August 08, 2016   |  Source: The Asian Age  | Copyright: 2011 The Asian Age.

After braving starvation and choppy sea waters for three days, at least 16 fishermen stuck on board a trawler mid sea, some nine nautical miles off Satpati coast in Palghar, returned home safely Saturday late evening. The fishermen are back home thanks to...

Goa: High fish prices leave consumers reeling by Nida Sayed August 08, 2016   |  Source: The Times of India City  | Copyright: 2016, Bennett, Coleman & Co. Ltd.

The Meterological department has issued warnings over the past few days to fishermen to stay away from high seas owing to bad weather conditions. This has brought about scarcity of fish in local markets making it difficult for fishermen as well as the com...

Goa: Mormugao shipwreck site yields 62 fish species by Paul Fernandes August 08, 2016   |  Source: The Times of India City  | Copyright: 2016, Bennett, Coleman & Co. Ltd.

Shipwrecks are treasure troves for divers and hidden pages of history for maritime archaeologists, but the documenting of 62 fish species in one such site off the Mormugao coast is likely to add another dimension to Goa's underwater explorations. Shipwrec...

Karnataka: Coast Guard launches yet another search and rescue operation August 08, 2016   |  Source: The Times of India City  | Copyright: 2016, Bennett, Coleman & Co. Ltd.

The Coast Guard has reported another incident of a boat capsize. Fishing boat Sati Savitri with three fishermen on board, had capsized at 11.35 am, off Kotepura, near Old Port,Mangaluru. The boat had left Malpe three days ago and was heading towards Manga...

Tamil Nadu: Fish found dead in lake August 08, 2016   |  Source: The Hindu  | Copyright: 2016, The Hindu

A large number of dead fish surfaced in Thumbal Pallam lake situated in Yezharaimathikadu village near Kolathur on Saturday night. The Fisheries Department has been breeding varieties such as ‘roghu’, ‘mrigal’ in the water body. On receiving infor...

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