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Sri Lankan: Fishing trawler capsizes in Maldivian seas, fisherman killed January 13, 2022   |  Source: Colombo Page  | Copyright: 2000, 2020 by LankaPage.com (LLC)

A Sri Lankan multi-day fishing trawler that had set sail from the Beruwala fishing harbor has capsized in the Maldivian waters, according to reports from Colombo. Fishermen who were on the top of the capsized vessel screaming for help have been rescued by...

Tamil Nadu: Fishermen along Nagapattinam-Mayiladuthurai coastline prefer to go in for deep sea fishing January 13, 2022   |  Source: The Hindu  | Copyright: 2022, THG PUBLISHING PVT LTD.

Against the backdrop of mid-sea attack by Sri Lankan Navy at Palk Bay at periodic intervals, fishermen along Nagapattinam-Mayiladuthurai coastline seem to be inclined to avail themselves of the government scheme for deep sea fishing. The Fisheries Dep...

Karnataka: NABARD projects Karnataka’s credit plan at Rs. 3.32 lakh crore January 13, 2022   |  Source: The Hindu

The National Bank for Agriculture and Rural Development (NABARD), Regional Office, Karnataka, has projected the credit potential for the State at Rs. 3,32,915.81 crore for 2022-23. The credit projection for the agricultural sector was Rs. 1,61,777 cro...

Kerala: Moratorium on fishermen’s loans extended till June January 13, 2022   |  Source: The New Indian Express  | Copyright: newindianexpress.com 2022

The state government has extended the moratorium on loans taken by fishermen for six more months from January 1 to June 30, 2022. The moratorium on repayment and seizure on loans taken by fishermen for different purposes including purchase of fishing ...

Bangladesh: Marine experts urge all to reduce pollution to save Bay of Bengal January 13, 2022   |  Source: The Business Standard

Experts, at a recent seminar, have said that the nation must become aware of the environmental challenges to prevent marine pollution and save the Bay of Bengal. Plastic and forms of pollution may render the bay useless within the next 30 to 50 years, the...

Maharashtra: How Jaljeevika is enhancing the income, livelihood, and productivity of inland aquapreneurs by Nishith Patnaik January 13, 2022   |  Source: Your Story

Hailing from Maharashtra’s Yavatmal district, Prajakta, who once worked as a bank-sakhi, had to travel a great deal to reach the workplace. She gave it up to become a Financial Literacy CRP but found her true calling only when Jaljeevika entered her lif...

Pakistan: Downstream water shortage constitutes serious threat to Indus delta: experts January 13, 2022   |  Source: Business Recorder

Downstream water shortage has brought the Indus delta to an imminent colossal damage, besides reducing silt level phenomenally, experts warned the other day. Environment expert, Nasir Ali Panhwar while addressing at an event “Indus Delta: Environmental ...

India and Nepal: China’s building spree in Nepal is putting strain on the Himalayan ecosystem by Johan Augustin January 12, 2022   |  Source: Scroll

Trucks stir up dust on the gravel road here in Syabrubesi, an eight-hour drive from Kathmandu, the capital of Nepal. From Syabrubesi, the road winds 11 km north to the border with China, the only open route north since a 7.8 magnitude earthquake in 2015 d...

Maldives, Seychelles, Sri Lanka and Pakistan: IOTC publishes 2022 yellowfin tuna catch limits by Shem Oirere January 12, 2022   |  Source: Seafood Source

The Indian Ocean Tuna Commission (IOTC) has, on the recommendation of its scentific committee, set the catch limit for yellowfin tuna at 287,140 metric tons (MT) in 2022. IOTC Executive Secretary Christopher O’Brien said in early January that 24 of the ...

Bihar, Jharkhand, West Bengal and Odisha: IMD predicts heavy rainfall from today January 12, 2022   |  Source: Times Now News

The India Meteorological Department (IMD) has predicted rainfall and thunderstorms across large swathes of east and central India over the next few days. The weather forecasting agency also predicted that cold wave conditions would prevail in parts of nor...

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