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India: Why tribals are leaving these states in droves by Ambika Pandit February 24, 2021   |  Source: The Times of India  | Copyright: 2021 Bennett, Coleman & Co. Ltd.

The coronavirus pandemic has put the spotlight on India's 'invisible' migrant population. A significant chunk of distress-migration population is tribal, and the majority of tribals are now migrants — uprooted, having lost villages and communities to cl...

Nepal: As Budhi Gandaki hydro project is put on hold, flooding threatens lives of thousands by Ramesh Bhushal February 24, 2021   |  Source: First Post  | Copyright: 2021. Firstpost

Plans to build Nepal’s biggest ever hydropower project have gone through a bewildering series of politically motivated changes since 2011. Now it seems the Nepali government cannot get the Chinese contractor to say when construction might start. Meanwhi...

Arunachal Pradesh: Requests Centre to sanction integrated fish farm February 24, 2021   |  Source: Outlook India

Arunachal Pradesh MLA Ninong Ering has requested Union Minister of Animal Husbandry, Dairy and Fisheries Giriraj Singh to sanction an integrated fish farm with eco-tourism facilities at Mirem village under his constituency in East Siang district. The Cong...

Manipur: Vanishing wetlands ring ecological disaster warning February 24, 2021   |  Source: E-Pao  | Copyright: 1999-2021 E-Pao!

Once closely intertwined with the lives of the locals and home to many flora and fauna, wet-lands are now shedding their original glory rapidly. Water bodies and marshes which once had abundant fishes and vegetables are now shrinking turning the wetlands ...

India and Maldives: Sign agreements on wide range of domains including fish processing, public broadcasting February 24, 2021   |  Source: News Services Division: All India Radio

India and Maldives on Saturday signed agreements on wide range of domains including fish processing, public broadcasting, sustainable urban development, road infrastructure and housing. The agreements were exchanged after the talks between External Affair...

Meghalaya: Fish Sanctuary at Nongkhnum river island opened in WKH by Laxmi Chyrmang February 24, 2021   |  Source: The North East Today

The Fish Sanctuary at Nongkhnum river island was inaugurated by the Meghalaya Fisheries Minister Dasakhaitbha Lamare on February 10 at Nongkhnum, West Khasi Hills District in Meghalaya. The fish sanctuary was jointly sponsored by the Blue Revolution of Rs...

Pakistan: Water reserves must be enhanced to modernize agriculture, livestock: Governor Balochistan Amanullah Khan Yasinzai by Muhammad Irfan February 24, 2021   |  Source: Urdu Point  | Copyright: 1997-2021, UrduPoint Network

Balochistan Governor Amanullah Khan Yasinzai on Tuesday said water reserves must be enhanced to modernize agriculture, fisheries and livestock sectors in Balochistan. "It is as if we can overcome malnutrition only by building new reservoirs", he said addi...

Jammu and Kashmir: Wetlands Threats and Management by Tina Bhat February 24, 2021   |  Source: Daily Excelsior

The unique climatic conditions of the Union Territory of Jammu and Kashmir support numerous wetlands. These wetlands offer socio-economic and ecosystem services in the form of water supply, commercial fisheries, agriculture, energy resource, wildlife habi...

India: Virtual Maritime Summit from March 2 to 4 February 24, 2021   |  Source: The Hindu  | Copyright: 2021, THG PUBLISHING PVT LTD.

The New Mangalore Port Trust has been conducting road shows to introduce the Virtual Maritme India Summit 2021 (MIS 2021) being organised by the Ministry of Ports, Shipping and Waterways from March 2 to 4. NMPT Chairman A.V. Ramana during road shows at Ka...

Kerala: State fishing policy favours fishers: CM February 24, 2021   |  Source: The Hindu  | Copyright: 2021, THG PUBLISHING PVT LTD.

The Kerala government has a clear stand on deep-sea fishing favouring fishers and that will not be changed, Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan has said. Inaugurating a mechanical workshop, store and mobile crane shelter at the Kollam port through videoconfer...

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