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Kerala: To facilitate deep-sea fishing as near-shore resources deplete by K A Martinkochi January 11, 2022   |  Source: The Hindu  | Copyright: 2022, THG PUBLISHING PVT LTD.

The government has indicated its intentions to permit and encourage deep-sea fishing as well as train fishers while bringing about structured control over near-sea fishing activities to attain sustainability. Fisheries Minister Saji Cherian said at a work...

Jammu and Kashmir: Unemployed/educated youth of district kupwara chose fisheries, a viable, lucrative business January 11, 2022   |  Source: India Education Diary  | Copyright: 2022 - India Education Diary.

Determination of youth to set up business ventures for self-employment is tapped by the government through different beneficiary schemes. The proactive approach of the Fisheries Department to guide and facilitate youth, besides providing market facilities...

Maharashtra: Mumbai coastal road construction: Meeting “misleading”, boat navigation issue remains unresolved, says fishermen January 10, 2022   |  Source: The Financial Express  | Copyright: 2022 The Indian Express [P] Ltd.

On Thursday, Environment Minister Aaditya Thackeray held a virtual meeting with the fishermen community, two months since protesting fishermen stopped the construction of the Coastal Road interchange at Worli. The fishermen called the meeting “misleadin...

Bangladesh: Biodiversity at stake in Halda river January 10, 2022   |  Source: Prothom Alo  | Copyright: 2022 Prothom Alo.

Halda river is one of the most prominent fish breeding grounds in the country. However, the restrictions given by the fisheries and livestock ministry are being overlooked. The biodiversity of the river is at risk as the movement of engine-powered vessels...

Tamil Nadu: Fish market at Kasimedu harbour to be shut on Sunday January 10, 2022   |  Source: The Times of India  | Copyright: 2022 Bennett, Coleman & Co. Ltd.

There won’t be retail sale of fish at Kasimedu harbour this Sunday owing to the lockdown. The state fisheries department has informed fishermen out at sea to return to shores by Saturday night. “There will not be retail sale of fish on Sunday morning....

Maldives: BML opens fish filleting platform in N. Maalhendhoo under Community Fund initiative by Zunana Zalif January 10, 2022   |  Source: Raajje  | Copyright: 2010-2022 Raajje Television Pvt Ltd.

With the support of Bank of Maldives (BML)’s ‘Community Fund’ initiative, a fish filleting platform has been established in Maalhendhoo island of Noonu atoll. Island-based NGO, Society for Leaders Initiate Development (SLID) carried out the project ...

Kerala: Kerosene permit: Fishers upset over restrictions January 10, 2022   |  Source: The New Indian Express  | Copyright: newindianexpress.com 2022

The traditional fishermen community in the state has expressed concern over the drive launched by the fisheries department for verification of outboard engines used by country craft involved in marine fishing. According to fishermen leaders, the departmen...

Andhra Pradesh: Post clashes, fishing ban hits Vizag coast by Nalla.Babu January 10, 2022   |  Source: The Times of India  | Copyright: 2022 Bennett, Coleman & Co. Ltd.

The simmering discontent between the traditional fishermen and those using ring nets has resulted in fishing ban threatening the livelihood of community members ahead of the Sankranti festival. This also means that seafood lovers may miss their favourite ...

Manipur: Centre to release Rs.97 cr to protect iconic Loktak Lake by Nandita Borah January 10, 2022   |  Source: Prag News

In a conclusive step undertaken by the government after a meeting between Manipur Forest, Environment and Climate Change Minister Awangbow and Union Environment, Forest and Climate Change Minister Bhupender Yadav on Sunday, the Centre has assured to provi...

Arunachal Pradesh: KCC: Special camps organized to distribute Kisan Credit Cards to animal husbandry & fisheries farmers by Ayushi Raina January 10, 2022   |  Source: Krishi Jagran  | Copyright: 2022 Krishi Jagran Media Group.

On January 4, the animal husbandry, veterinary, and dairy development (AHV&DD) department organized a 'special camp to distribute kisan credit cards (KCC) to animal husbandry and fisheries farmers' in Namsai district. Apart from livestock farmers from the...

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