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Tamil Nadu: Boat sinks off Tuticorin coast, 6 fishermen battling for life in open sea rescued January 10, 2020   |  Source: The Times of India

Six fishermen who were battling for life in the sea for more than 12 hours off the shore in Tuticorin district were rescued by another fishing boat close to midnight on Wednesday. They were brought to the shore in the wee hours of Thursday and admitted in...

Kerala: Fisheries Minister calls for holistic approach to develop the sector January 10, 2020   |  Source: The Hindu Business Line

Sustainable development of marine fisheries sector should not be limited only on conservation of resources and the environment, instead it should follow a holistic approach by giving greater importance on the role of fisheries as sources of livelihood, sa...

Tamil Nadu: Fishers working in Iran say they are safe January 10, 2020   |  Source: The Times of India

The tensions between the US and Iran has left families of Indians working in Iran worried. Among those working there are around 3,000 Tamil Nadu fishermen on a tourist visa. While their families here are worried about their safety, the fishermen say they ...

India: Majority support ban on fishing of endangered species, govt subsidies: Survey January 10, 2020   |  Source: Outlook India

A large majority of seafood consumers across the world, including in India, support a ban on fishing of endangered species altogether, while a majority is also in support of banning government subsidies to fisheries contributing to overfishing and illegal...

Andhra Pradesh: BCG for education, health hubs in Krishna delta January 10, 2020   |  Source: The New Indian Express

The Boston Consulting Group (BCG), in its report on balanced and inclusive growth for Andhra Pradesh, brought to the fore the disparities in development in different regions of the State and suggested ways to improve the development prospects of those reg...

Gujarat: CM talks to fishermen as part of ‘Mokla Mahe’ interactive session January 10, 2020   |  Source: Daily Pioneer

In his attempt to reach out to the communities across Gujarat, Minister Vijay Rupani has started meeting people to understand their genuine grievances and also understand their expectations from the Government. Keeping with his initiative, Rupani met 65 f...

Sri Lanka: President outlines policy path for a developed Sri Lanka January 10, 2020   |  Source: Daily FT

President Rajapaksa was also adamant that stronger policies are needed to support agriculture, pointing out a third of the country’s population is engaged in agriculture, plantation industries, and the fisheries sector, and the living standards of peopl...

India: Tightening of regulation in the US and EU markets has severely impacted Indian shrimp exports , says Drip Capital January 10, 2020   |  Source: The Economic Times

Stringent quality check by US and EU markets and increasing competition from other markets offering high-quality, value-added products was likely to impact Indian marine exports, says US-based trade finance company Drip Capital. Shrimp, frozen fish, and m...

Andhra Pradesh: Govt. to encourage Indian pompano cultivation January 10, 2020   |  Source: The Hindu

The Central Marine Fisheries Research Institute (CMFRI-Visakhapatnam) has registered success in cultivation of Indian pompano in a brackishwater pond here, scientifically proving its commercial viability. CMFRI-Visakhapatnam in-charge scientist Subhadeep ...

India: PM lists steps for strengthening fisheries sector January 09, 2020   |  Source: Indian Cooperatives

Speaking at a public meeting in Tumkur, Karnataka recently, Prime Minister Narendra Modi said the government is working at three levels to strengthen the Fisheries sector. He listed three steps for the same. First – Encouraging fisheries in villages thr...

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