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Pakistan: China gifts boat engines, solar systems to Gwadar fishermen by Muhammad Ejaz Khan October 03, 2019   |  Source: The News

The Consul General of the People’s Republic China at Karachi, Wang Yu, gifted goods worth US$0.2 million, including boat power engines, solar lights, small home solar systems and fishing nets to the fishermen of Gwadar. The Consul General, Wang Yu, pres...

Kerala: Fisheries department to distribute fish-vending kiosks October 01, 2019   |  Source: New Indian Express  | Copyright: newindianexpress.com 2019

In a bid to empower the women belonging to the fishing community, the state Fisheries Department has decided to distribute the fish-vending kiosks developed by the Central Institute of Fisheries Technology (CIFT). The department has allotted 20 lakh to Th...

World News: Small-scale fisheries are central to solving many problems in the oceans October 01, 2019   |  Source: The Conversation  | Copyright: 2010–2019, The Conversation Media Group Ltd

Flying along the coast in Senegal, it’s impossible not to notice thousands of dots below in the water. These are large, planked fishing canoes, the product of centuries of design and tradition, and a vital part of the local economy. When the fishing cre...

Bangladesh: Hilsa gift for Durga Puja trickles in by Subhasish Chaudhuri and Kinsuk Basu October 01, 2019   |  Source: Telegraph India

Eight trucks carrying 30.5 tonnes of Bangladeshi Hilsa out of 500 tonnes promised by Dhaka arrived in Bengal late on Monday evening after a day-long wait blamed on sluggish Indian customs clearances at the Petrapole border in Bongaon, North 24-Parganas. T...

Goa: Government to impose fines to curb illegal fishing October 01, 2019   |  Source: Times of India

The government has decided to impose fine of fives times the value of fish caught to curb illegal fishing within 12 nautical miles. Speaking after a high-level meeting with the boat operators over LED fishing, ports minister Michael Lobo said rules would ...

Uttar Pradesh and Bihar: Worst monsoon in 25 years kills 148 across India, floods ravage Patna October 01, 2019   |  Source: India Today  | Copyright: 2019 Living Media India Limite

As incessant monsoon rains wreak havoc across parts of India, Bihar and Uttar Pradesh have been reeling under floods since the past few days, with the death toll mounting to 148 in the country. The extended southwest monsoon over the Indian subcontinent h...

Kerala: Work on flat complex for fishermen to begin soon October 01, 2019   |  Source: The Hindu  | Copyright: 2019, THG PUBLISHING PVT LTD.

The construction of the new flat complex for fishermen families at QSS colony, Pallithottam will start within a month, Fisheries Minister J.Mercykutty Amma has said. The derelict buildings at the colony will be completely demolished before starting constr...

India: 41st AGM: Despite odds, Fishcopfed comes out of red by Rohit Gupta September 30, 2019   |  Source: Indian Cooperative  | Copyright: 2018.

Despite being unable to obtain service charges from the GOI, the apex body of fishery cooperatives -Fishcopfed has been able to recover its losses and earned a net profit of about Rs 50k in the 2018-19 FY. “The cooperative will begin paying dividends to...

Bangladesh: Rajshahi fishermen seek remedy for ‘harassment’ by river police September 30, 2019   |  Source: The Daily Star  | Copyright: 2019 / thedailystar.net

The fishermen are used to catching small fishes of local species from the Padma in Rajshahi with nylon mesh nets, especially during July to September when the river sees full flow and abundance of the fishes. But most of them had to remain idle during thi...

Tamil Nadu: Missing fishermen: Body of Kanyakumari captain of capsized boat found by M K Ananth September 30, 2019   |  Source: Times of India

Five days after Cyclone Hikaa hit a fishing boat with 11 India fishermen off the Oman coast, the body of the captain of the boat Siluvai Dhason, 58, from Colachel in Kanyakumari district, was found floating in the sea. His agent as well as his relative id...

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