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India and Sri Lanka: Fishermen of India, Sri Lanka to hold talks in Delhi November 02, 2016   |  Source: Sify News  | Copyright: Copyright Sify Technologies Ltd, 1998-2016.

A delegation-level meeting of fishermen associations of India and Sri Lanka is scheduled to be held in the national capital today. An 11-member delegation of Sri Lankan fishermen yesterday reached the national capital to have talks with its Indian counter...

India: Let’s talk about groundwater, our water lifeline in the future November 02, 2016   |  Source: DNA  | Copyright: 2016 Diligent Media Corporation Ltd.

Since time immemorial, rivers have held a coveted place in the mindscape of Indians. Rigveda has dedicated suktas on mighty rivers like Sindhu describing not only the river, but its tributaries, its flow, its myriad paths, the glaciers and lakes which fee...

Kerala: Fisherfolk may not feel at sea anymore by M K Sunil Kumar November 02, 2016   |  Source: The Times of India City  | Copyright: 2016 Bennett, Coleman & Co. Ltd.

It's not unusual for fisherfolk who venture out into the sea to accidentally stray into international waters, an act which can result in serious consequences including arrest and detention by marine law enforcers of other countries. But such incidents cou...

Tamil Nadu: Jaffna: Sri Lanka navy arrests 4 Indian fishermen ahead of bilateral talks November 02, 2016   |  Source: First Post  | Copyright: 2016 Firstpost

On Tuesday, at least four Indian fishermen were arrested and their trawler seized by Sri Lankan Navy off the coast of northern Jaffna peninsula ahead of a ministerial-level bilateral talks in New Delhi on Wednesday to solve the sensitive issue. The La...

Kerala: Work on Valiyathura pier on November 02, 2016   |  Source: The Hindu  | Copyright: 2016, The Hindu

The renovation work on the Valiyathura pier, one of the preferred evening spots of the city crowd, is progressing, but the Ports Department is now on the look out for a company which can take up the complicated work of strengthening the pier. The departme...

Sri Lanka: Ceylon Fisheries Corporation restored to profit making level under new government - Fisheries Minister November 02, 2016   |  Source: Colombo Page  | Copyright: 2000, 2016 by LankaPage.com (LLC) :

The present government has taken measures to restore the loss-making Ceylon Fisheries Corporation to profit making level, the Minister of Fisheries and Aquatic Resources Development, Mahinda Amaraweera said. Participating in the opening ceremony of a n...

Karnataka: Bengaluru's biggest meat and fish market in a sorry state by Mebin John November 02, 2016   |  Source: The New Indian Express  | Copyright: New Indian Express. 2016

City Mayor K Padmavati has been in the news for leading a drive to clean up KR Market. Recently she even accompanied the volunteer group ‘Ugly Indians’ to repaint the market. While Bengaluru’s largest wholesale market is showered with such attentio...

Assam: Swachtta Pakwada campaign November 02, 2016   |  Source: The Assam Tribune

As part of the Government of India’s Swachtta Pakwada campaign, the State Department of Fisheries, in association with the National Fisheries Development Board (NFDB) organised a workshop today on hygienic fish handling in the conference hall of the Dir...

Afghanistan: Afghanistan launches fish farming in mega $300m Salma Dam built by India by Ghanizada November 02, 2016   |  Source : khaama Press  | Copyright: 2015 Khaama Press (KP) | Afghan News Agency.

Afghanistan has launched the fish farming (pisciculture) in the mega Salam Dam built with the financial support of India in western Herat province of Afghanistan. The Ministry of Agriculture, Irrigation and Livestock of Afghanistan (MAIL) said at least 50...

Bangladesh: Fisheries research can utilise 50% of marine resources by 2020 November 02, 2016   |  Source: The Daily Star  | Copyright: 2016 / thedailystar.net

Fisheries researchers hope that with proper research the country can utilise up to 50 percent of its marine resources by 2020. “Only 18% of the marine resources of the country are currently being used but with research we can make use of 50% of the reso...

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