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Telangana: Drought situation pushes fishermen to the brink May 17, 2016   |  Source: The Hans India

Faced with persistent drought situation for the last three years, fishermen of Telangana are facing the worst-ever scenario in the recent decades. They want the government to come to their rescue as livelihood is at stake. Following drying up of lakes, th...

Odisha: Shrimp vendors net profit during two-month fishing ban period by Ashis Senapati May 17, 2016   |  Source: The New Indian Express  | Copyright: 2014, Bennett, Coleman & Co. Ltd

The two-month ban on fishing in the sea has come as a boon for cultivators of freshwater fish in the district. Plying of trawlers and mechanised boats have been banned from entering into the sea from April 15 to June 15 for unhindered breeding of fish. Th...

West Bengal: In Sunderbans, fishermen enter unchartered territories in search of livelihood by Amit Kumar May 17, 2016   |  Source: TwoCircles.net

The Public Hearing had made it clear that due to the lack of effectiveness in implementing the Forest Rights Act, issues that now threaten the livelihoods of the people go much beyond the implementation of one, or a few, Acts. Over the past two decades, t...

Odisha: Shrimp vendors net profit during two-month fishing ban period by Ashis Senapati May 17, 2016   |  Source: The New Indian Express  | Copyright: 2014, Bennett, Coleman & Co. Ltd

The two-month ban on fishing in the sea has come as a boon for cultivators of freshwater fish in the district. Plying of trawlers and mechanised boats have been banned from entering into the sea from April 15 to June 15 for unhindered breeding of fish. Th...

Manipur: All India Fishers and Fisheries Workers’ Demand Day May 17, 2016   |  Source: E-PAO

The All Loktak Lake Areas Fishermen’s Union Manipur (ALLAFUM) have organised the All India Fishers and Fisheries Workers’ Demand Day on the 15th May 2016 (1100 hours onwards) at Langolsabi, Loktak, Manipur. All the Fishers and fisheries workers, w...

Andhra Pradesh: Smart card-readers to check fisherfolk ID soon by V. Raghavendra May 17, 2016   |  Source: The Hindu  | Copyright: 2016, The Hindu

The Customs Department will be soon getting into the act of verifying the credentials (live biometric data) of resident and marine fisheries identities in coastal villages with the help of smart card-readers manufactured by the Electronics Corporation of ...

Andhra Pradesh: Government succour yet to reach ban-hit fishermen by Santosh Patnaik May 17, 2016   |  Source: The Hindu  | Copyright: 2016, The Hindu

Thousands of fishers affected by the 61-day annual fishing ban enforced from April 15 are in distress as the cash compensation promised to them by the State Government is yet to reach them. Enquiries with the Fisheries Department revealed that once funds ...

Pakistan: 18 Pak fishermen detained by BSF off Kutch coast May 13, 2016   |  Source: The Times of India  | Copyright: 2016, Bennett, Coleman & Co. Ltd.

A day after the Pakistan Marine Security Agency (PMSA) arrested 10 Gujarat fishermen with their two boats from International Maritime Boundary line (IMBL), Indian authorities apprehended 18 Pakistani nationals including two minors, from creek area near Ko...

Sri Lanka: Sinahalicisation of Musali division in Mannaar resembles colonisation of Kokku'laay, Ma'nalaa'ru May 13, 2016   |  Source : Tamil Net  | Copyright: 1997-2016 TamilNet

Sri Lanka Government Agent of Mannaar district, Mr M.Y.S. Deshapriya, a Sinhalese and the occupying navy of Colombo are allegedly engaged in creating a Sinhala colony at Kaayaa-kuzhi, situated near Mu'l'lik-ku'lam in the Musali division of Mannaar, say Ta...

Bangladesh: 4 abducted fishermen buy freedom May 13, 2016   |  Source: The Daily Star  | Copyright: 2016 / thedailystar.net

Four fishermen were released by a gang of robbers in the Sundarbans after paying a ransom of Tk 1 lakh on Tuesday night. They are Tarikul Islam, 23, Mahfizul Dhali, 30, Moazzem Dhali and Bablu Sardar, 28. They all hail from Chandimukhi village in Shyamnag...

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