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Manipur: Filmmaker reflects on strife-torn Manipur in Loktak Lairembi September 14, 2016   |  Source: The Times of India City  | Copyright: 2016, Bennett, Coleman & Co. Ltd.

Noted documentary filmmaker Hoabam Paban Kumar said his debut feature film Loktak Lairembi (Lady of the Lake) is reflection on the contemporary socio-political reality of strife-torn Manipur. The 71-minute film, directed and produced by Paban, will premie...

Goa: Gadre marine exports to target hotels, restaurants in financial year by Newton Sequeira September 14, 2016   |  Source: The Times of India City  | Copyright: 2016, Bennett, Coleman & Co. Ltd.

Gadre Marine Export Pvt Ltd, a processed seafood company with a three decade old history has expanded its operations in Goa with into the hotels, restaurants and caterers (HORECA) segment. Announcing the company's strategy to look beyond the retail market...

Telangana: Marine farming in for a big boost September 14, 2016   |  Source: The Hans India  | Copyright: 2016 Hyderabad Media House Limited/The Hans India.

Telangana State government has drawn up an action plan to develop aquaculture on a par with the neighbouring Andhra Pradesh. What has prompted the State government to give a boost to marine farming is the necessity to import as much as 70 per cent of seaf...

Odisha: Activists seek eco-assessment of coastal highway September 14, 2016   |  Source: The Times of India City  | Copyright: 2016, Bennett, Coleman & Co. Ltd.

Green activists have urged the government to conduct a strict environment impact assessment (EIA) for the 451km Gopalpur-Digha coastal highway under the Centre's Bharatmala Pariyojana before implementing the project. "Since the highway almost entirely fal...

Kerala: Kerala farmers embrace aquaponics to combat climate change by K Rajendran September 14, 2016   |  Source: India Climate Dialogue

P.T. Antony, a farmer in Ashtamichira village of Thrissur District in Kerala, couldn’t believe his luck. He harvested as much as 1,180 kg of Tilapia, also known as gift fish, and 200 kg of leafy vegetables within six months when he experimented with aqu...

Kerala: Paddy cultivation at Methran Kayal: Fisheries department opposes by Mahir Haneef September 14, 2016   |  Source: The Times of India City  | Copyright: 2016, Bennett, Coleman & Co. Ltd.

Fisheries department has come out in opposition to a public interest litigation (PIL) filed at the Kerala High Court seeking to prevent dewatering of Methran Kayal, where an eco-tourism project has been proposed by Chennai-based Rakindo Developers Pvt Ltd...

Bihar: The Ganga’s missing dolphins by Arati Kumar Rao September 14, 2016   |  Source: The Hindustan Times  | Copyright: 2016 HT Media Limited.

The sun is riding high by the time we polish off a plate of puris and parval bhaji topped with a sickly-sweet, thickly curled jalebi. Our boatman Pramod — a tall, dark, smooth-skinned man with sharply angled features — is waiting for us on the banks o...

Uttarkhand: Proposed Devprayag hydel project poses threat to mahseer: Experts by Seema Sharma September 14, 2016   |  Source: The Times of India City  | Copyright: 2016, Bennett, Coleman & Co. Ltd.

Wildlife scientists have warned that numbers of Uttarakhand's state fish, the golden mahseer, could see a major decline if the proposed Kotlibhel-2 hydro power project is built close to Devprayag in Garhwal. Mahseer come to the Nayar river there for spawn...

Bihar, Uttar Pradesh and Madhya Pradesh: Reviving the Farakka debate September 14, 2016   |  Source: The Statesman  | Copyright: 2015 The Statesman Limited.

The recent floods in Bihar and to a lesser extent in places such as eastern Uttar Pradesh and parts of West Bengal and Madhya Pradesh have again raised serious questions about the role of dams and barrages in flood protection. The massive discharges of th...

Kerala: Central Marine Fisheries Research Institute (CMFRI) to prepare document on juvenile fishing September 13, 2016   |  Source: The Times of India City  | Copyright: 2016 Bennett, Coleman & Co. Ltd.

The fishermen community has issued a call to control juvenile fishing of sharks and manta rays. Speaking at a stakeholders' meet of fishermen, traders, exporters and scientists organized by Central Marine Fisheries Research Institute (CMFRI) in Kochi, the...

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