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Andhra Pradesh: Fishermen confident of good season ahead June 14, 2016   |  Source: The Hindu  | Copyright: 2016, The Hindu

Fishermen are gearing up to venture into the sea on their maiden voyage post-annual conservation period with high hopes of a bumper harvest. The forecast of near normal monsoon and the pre-monsoon showers have raised the expectation level. The big catch t...

Tamil Nadu: Kamarajar Port not toeing the line, claim activists by S V Krishna Chaitanya June 14, 2016   |  Source: The New Indian Express  | Copyright: 2016, The New Indian Express.

After a brief stoppage, Kamarajar Port Limited has allegedly resumed the dumping of dredge spoils in the Buckingham canal and inter-tidal area in violation of several standing orders, environmentalists claimed on Sunday. In the last couple of days, the po...

Tamil Nadu and kerala: 62 men from TN stranded in Saudi: Employer grabs passport and pay, govt looks the other way by Pheba Mathew June 14, 2016   |  Source: The News Minute  | Copyright: 2015 www.thenewsminute.com

At least 62 men from Tamil Nadu and one from Kerala, have been stranded in Saudi Arabia without any salary from their employer and no help from the Indian embassy for the past four months. 61 of them were working as fishermen and two were working as drive...

Kerala: All set for trawling ban June 14, 2016   |  Source: The Hindu  | Copyright: 2016, The Hindu

The 47-day ban on trawling operations in the waters off the coast of Kerala begins from the midnight of Tuesday. Signs of the beginning of the annual cycle were visible at the Kalamukku fish landing centre on Monday as the harbour saw depleted activities ...

Kerala: Fishermen's hardships: meet sought June 14, 2016   |  Source: The New Indian Express  | Copyright: 2016, The New Indian Express.

V S Sivakumar MLA has urged the Revenue and Fisheries ministers to urgently convene a meeting of people’s representatives and officials to discuss the hardships faced by fishermen families due to coastal erosion. Representations have been given to both ...

Karnataka: Mangaluru gets fish from Chennai, Andhra due to local ban on fishing June 14, 2016   |  Source: Daijiworld.Com

As fishing in country boats only is allowed at present, fish from Chennai and Andhra Pradesh comes to Mangaluru. Following the ban on fishing in mechanized boats, demand for fish from other states has increased. Therefore several tonnes of fish in nearly ...

Karnataka: Kerala, TN told to check fishing by its fishermen in Karnataka June 14, 2016   |  Source: Deccan Herald  | Copyright: 2014, The Printers (Mysore) Private Ltd.

The state Fisheries Department has written to its counterparts in Kerala and Tamil Nadu to take measures to check their fishermen from carrying out fishing activities in Karnataka waters. At a meeting chaired by the Minister for Youth Empowerment, Sports ...

Karnataka: Study mooted for fourth stage of fisheries harbour June 14, 2016   |  Source: The Hindu  | Copyright: 2016, The Hindu

Abhayachandra Jain, Minister of State for Fisheries, Sports and Youth Services, said on Monday that the government would consider the demand of fishermen’s organisations for a preliminary study for the construction of fourth stage of the Malpe Fisheries...

Maharashtra: llegal fish market outside Sassoon docks makes Colaba residents fume June 14, 2016   |  Source: DNA  | Copyright: 2016 Diligent Media Corporation Ltd.

With the Bombay Port Trust (BPT) putting a two-month ban on fishing from June 1 to August 1, the fishermen in the area have set up a fish market outside the gates of Sasson docks, causing trouble for local residents. To cater to this issue, the residents ...

Maharashtra: Hard labor in India’s fisheries: An interview with researcher Divya Karnad by Shreya Dasgupta June 13, 2016   |  Source : Mongabay News  | Copyright: 2015 Mongabay.com

Mongabay: What is the focus of your research and where do you work? Divya Karnad: I’ve been working on fisheries management, primarily in southern Maharashtra on the west coast of India, in the Konkan region. I study the differences between the ways ...

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