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Maharashtra: Fishermen Seek Rs 228-Cr Loan Waiver, Subsidy by Alka Dhupkar June 28, 2017   |  Source: Mumbai Mirror

Members of Akhil Maharashtra Machhimar Kruti Samiti met MoS Arjun Khotkar twice, threaten protests. After farmers, the state's fishermen are demanding for loan waiver and financial assistance to the tune of around Rs 228 crore. Akhil Maharashtra Machhimar...

Maharashtra: Fish it! Young Kolis aren't ready to give up on tradition just yet by Anju Maskeri June 28, 2017   |  Source: Mid Day

Khar Danda resident, Hema Chamur's family has been in the business of fishing for as long as she can remember. While the men in the family would head out to sea at the crack of dawn, the women were designated with the task of selling the catch. "When my g...

West Bengal: Dakshinbanga Matsyajibi Forum (DMF) Reaches the District of Murshidsbsd Holds Meetings with Fish Workers on June 18th 2017 June 28, 2017   |  Source : DMF

In yet another breakthrough DMF has linked up with fish workers in the district of Murshidabad in West Bengal. Murshidabad has been a district with a large number of fishers, fish farmers and fish vendors. On June 18th 2017 a team comprising of DMF Assist...

India: End poverty everywhere, India says in report to UN June 28, 2017   |  Source: The Financial Express

India has urged the United Nations to end poverty in all forms everywhere, ensure food security, achieve gender equality and empower all women and girls. Submitting the Voluntary National Review report on implementation of Sustainable Development Goals (...

Bangladesh: Climate change takes its toll on fish: experts by Mizan Rahman June 28, 2017   |  Source: Gulf Times

Climate change has started taking its toll in Bangladesh as sizes of fish are becoming smaller as sea and river waters are getting warmer day by day, according to experts. They said in Dhaka, in addition, discharge of untreated industrial effluents, risin...

Myanmar: Inndawgyi Lake named biosphere reserve by Kyi Kyi Sway June 28, 2017   |  Source: Myanmar Times

Inndawgyi Lake is the second UNESCO biosphere reserve named in Myanmar after Inle Lake. Inndawgyi has also been designated a UNESCO Ramsar Site. Inndawgyi Lake, which at about 12,000 ha wide is the third largest lake in Southeast Asia, is a wetland surrou...

Goa: Your fish isnt Goan. But does it really matter? June 28, 2017   |  Source: Herald

With the ban on fishing underway in Goa, the shortage of fish is being countered by the freshest catch coming from across the state’s borders. Café finds that the abundant supply of seafood coming from Andhra, Orissa and other states along the east coa...

Andhra Pradesh: Fishermen upbeat after first voyage catch by Santosh Patnaik June 28, 2017   |  Source: The Hindu

The first voyage catch post the 62-day ban period has pepped up the spirit of the fishermen in Visakhapatnam and its neighbourhood — a major fish landing centre with an export turnover of Rs. 7,500 crore. Many who went for fishing on a short voyage of f...

Kerala: Intermittent rain in capital June 28, 2017   |  Source: The Hindu

As many as 10 houses were damaged as the district witnessed intermittent rainfall on Tuesday with property loss due to the inclement weather being reported from various parts. With the southwest monsoon intensifying, several houses in Chirayinkeezhu taluk...

Bangladesh: Saving Bangladesh rivers from dying is a daunting task June 28, 2017   |  Source: Sify News

Experts and environmentalists have criticised Bangladesh's environment agency for its decision to declare four dying rivers around Dhaka as ecologically critical areas (ECA). The department of environment (DoE), which can declare any area as ecologically ...

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