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India: How India has approached customary international law January 12, 2022   |  Source: The Indian Express

An important report on “India and international law” by the parliamentary committee on external affairs was recently presented to the Lok Sabha. Among other things, the report discusses how Indian courts have dealt with international law. The committe...

Pakistan: Governor, CM discuss ecological restoration of Indus basin with UN team by Tahir Siddiqui January 12, 2022   |  Source: Dawn  | Copyright: 2022, Dawn

United Nations Resident and Humanitarian Coordinator to Pakistan Julien Harneis along with an eight-member team called on Sindh Governor Imran Ismail and Chief Minister Syed Murad Ali Shah separately to discuss matters relating to health, climate change, ...

Karnataka: 20 employees of fish processing unit near Mangaluru hospitalised after ammonia leak January 12, 2022   |  Source: The Hindu

Twenty employees, including 16 women, of a fish processing unit were admitted to private hospital in Mukka, on the outskirts of Mangaluru, following leakage of ammonia gas. Police said the victims are employees of Everest Fish Processing Plant in Panambur...

India: Seafood export unlikely to meet $ 7.8 billion target due to weak overseas demand by Shivam Dwivedi January 12, 2022   |  Source: Krishi Jagran  | Copyright: 2022 Krishi Jagran Media Group.

India's seafood export goal of $7.8 billion is unlikely to be realized for 2021-22, as rising cases of infectious disease have caused a business slump in Europe and the UK markets, among other issues that have exporters on edge. The Chinese situation is d...

Odisha: NABARD estimates credit potential of Odisha at Rs 1,34,665 Cr for 2022-23 by Haraprasad Das January 12, 2022   |  Source: Pragativadi

NABARD conducted the State Credit Seminar for 2022-23 on 11 January 2022, in which the State Focus Paper for Odisha was released, projecting an overall credit potential under Priority Sector at Rs.1,34,665crore for the year 2022-23. The seminar was inaugu...

Bangladesh: High-tech vessel shines hope on hilsa research by Sumon Ali January 12, 2022   |  Source: The Daily Star

Researchers now have gotten an opportunity to promote hilsa production in the country, thanks to the introduction of a high-tech vessel by the Bangladesh Fisheries Research Institute. Equipped with a hilsa research laboratory, netting system and a portabl...

Myanmar: Illegal migrants seek safety, work in Thailand January 12, 2022   |  Source: Union of Catholic Asian News  | Copyright: 2022, Union of Catholic Asian News Limited.

Thai authorities are continuing their crackdown on people from Myanmar entering illegally despite a worsening humanitarian situation in the war-torn nation ruled by a military dictatorship. Dozens of Myanmar nationals have already been detained this week ...

Bangladesh: Declared a new marine protected area (MPA) spanning 1,743 square kilometres (672 square miles) around Saint Martin's Island January 12, 2022   |  Source: The Weather Channel

The government of Bangladesh has declared a new marine protected area (MPA) spanning 1,743 square kilometres (672 square miles) around Saint Martin's Island. This region represents 1.5 per cent of the country's exclusive economic zone. The productive wate...

Bangladesh: Tk 600,000 of fish caught at once in Cox’s Bazar January 11, 2022   |  Source: BD News24

A group of fishermen have caught about 300 maunds (1 maund = 37 kg) of fish in a single cast of the net that earned them Tk 600,000. Md Kalim Ullah, a fisherman from Majher Para, and his team netted the fish near the Pashchim Para beach of Shah Pori’s I...

West Bengal: In Coastal Bengal, climate change confronts two villages with different crises by Pawanjot Kaur and Soumashree Sarkar January 11, 2022   |  Source: The Wire

It is easy to consider the south of West Bengal to be an unwieldy side of the world stricken acutely by the climate crisis. Buzzwords like ‘salinity’, ‘storm surge’, ‘water-level rise’ and ‘ocean warming’ define the place – as does ‘po...

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