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India: After Sosa’s death, families of other fishermen in Pak jails live in fear, grief by Gopal B Kateshiya May 11, 2021   |  Source: The Indian Express  | Copyright: 2021 The Indian Express [P] Ltd.

AS LAST rites of Ramesh Sosa, the fisherman who died in a Pakistan jail and whose mortal remains were repatriated 42 days later, were being performed in his native village of Nanavada in Gir Somnath, Rasila Sosa, a distant relative of Ramesh, stood at the...

Tamil Nadu: Steps taken to prevent crowds at Kasimedu Fishing Harbour May 11, 2021   |  Source: The Hindu  | Copyright: 2021, THG PUBLISHING PVT LTD.

To ensure availability of fish in all local markets in and around the city, the Fisheries Department has asked fishermen from Chennai, Tiruvallur and Chengalpattu districts to land country craft in their respective landing centres and everyone need not co...

Pakistan: Fishermen protest against Japan by Mohammad Zafar May 11, 2021   |  Source: The Express Tribune  | Copyright: 2021 The Express Tribune.

Hundreds of fishermen staged a protest on Sunday at Gwadar Press Club against the Japanese government’s decision to release contaminated water from its crippled Fukushima nuclear plant into the sea. They carried placards and banners inscribed with their...

Telangana: Fishes thrive in lakes, but harvesting hit hard by Covid by MD Nizamuddin May 11, 2021   |  Source: The New Indian Express  | Copyright: newindianexpress.com 2021

With self-imposed lockdown in villages across Telangana, almost all the lakes and reservoirs are thriving with fish, but the fishing sector has been hit badly. Fearing the pandemic, fishermen are barely casting their nets, impacting the overall sale of f...

Maharashtra: Livelihoods of Worli's Koli community, impacted by coastal infra projects, further battered by COVID-19 crisis May 11, 2021   |  Source: First Post  | Copyright: 2021. Firstpost

At Mumbai’s Worli coast, 130 motor boats go out to the sea from the Worli bateri (canal) and over 200 smaller boats from two more jetties in the vicinity. The boats belong to members of Worli Koliwada Nakhawa Machhimaar Society and Worli Koliwada Sarvod...

Bangladesh: Mobile fisheries, livestock sales boom in April May 11, 2021   |  Source: Salaam Gateway

Mobile sales of fisheries and livestock products have reached more than Tk 2.04 billion in the past month until May 04 during the coronavirus lockdown. With an eye to mitigating farmers' losses and meeting the demand for nutrient, fisheries and livestock ...

Sri Lanka: Number of Indian poachers increasing, say local fishers by Dinasena Ratugamage May 11, 2021   |  Source: https://island.lk/number-of-indian-poachers-increasing-say-local-fishers/  | Copyright: The Island Online

More than 20 Indian fishing vessels poaching in the Sri Lankan waters off Kachchathiv Island on Wednesday evening had fled when the Navy arrived, Jaffna fishing association said yesterday. “About 100 fishermen were in those vessels. On Tuesday (04) the ...

Andaman and Nicobar Islands: Indian Coast Guard rescues five fishermen in Andaman May 11, 2021   |  Source: United News of India

The Indian Coast Guard rescued five fishermen from fishing boat MFV Kalamma, which was in distress off Bomilla Creek near Hut Bay region of Little Andaman Island. The Indian Coast Guard Regional Headquarters at Port Blair received an unregistered DAT (Dis...

Karnataka: Fishing activities face brunt of Covid-induced lockdown again May 10, 2021   |  Source: Daiji World  | Copyright: 2001 - 2021. Daijiworld Media Pvt Ltd.

Several deep-sea fishing trawl vessels lie berthed at Mangaluru fishing harbour, after fishing activities partially came to a halt, due to surging cases of Covid-19 in the state. After the state government imposed strict guidelines to contain the spread o...

Andaman and Nicobar Islands: Green panel allows Great Nicobar plan to advance by Pankaj Sekhsaria May 10, 2021   |  Source: The Hindu  | Copyright: 2021, THG PUBLISHING PVT LTD.

The Environment Appraisal Committee (EAC) - Infrastructure I of the Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate Change (MoEFCC) has flagged serious concerns about NITI Aayog’s ambitious project for Great Nicobar Island (‘NITI Aayog vision for Great Ni...

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