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Pakistan: Why Gwadar protests against the CPEC? by Nishtha Kaushiki November 29, 2021   |  Source: The Pioneer  | Copyright: 2021 The Pioneer.

Recently, sudden protests erupted in Gwadar against the China-Pakistan Economic Corridor Project. Slated to be an ‘upliftment project’ for the people of Pakistan, it has instead become a hallmark of Chinese expansionism resulting in crushing the right...

Tamil Nadu: Shrimp farms cause water, soil pollution on Rameswaram Island by Neelambaran A November 29, 2021   |  Source: News Click

Shrimp farming has become the bane of the villages of Rameswaram island in Tamil Nadu. Shrimp farms cause soil and water pollution, affecting the groundwater table and farming in the villages. Despite the increasing environmental concerns and ecological i...

Assam: Villagers spawn success story with fish farming by Kangkan Kalita November 29, 2021   |  Source: The Times of India  | Copyright: 2021 Bennett, Coleman & Co. Ltd.

Jokapura village near Gohpur town in north Assam has shown how a community can turn its disadvantage into a thriving success story even during the times of Covid because of the vision of one entrepreneur. From a 10-acre fish pond in the middle of a 30 sqk...

Goa: Nets worth Rs 3 lakh seized from Karnataka fishermen November 29, 2021   |  Source: The Times of India  | Copyright: 2021 Bennett, Coleman & Co. Ltd.

The fisheries department on Thursday found 25 high speed fishing boats from Karnataka fishing in the territorial waters of Goa within two nautical miles near Talpona in Canacona. Assisted by the coastal police, the fisheries department seized five fishing...

Maharashtra: Governor approves Marine fisheries regulation (amendment) ordinance 2021 November 29, 2021   |  Source: United News of India

Maharashtra Governor Bhagat Singh Koshyari on Friday approved an ordinance brought by the state government relating to fishing and fishing business in the coastal areas adjacent to the sea. State Fisheries Minister Aslam Shaikh said on Friday that the Mah...

Goa: Act or we march: Traditional fishermen’s ultimatum November 29, 2021   |  Source: Herald Goa

Traditional fishermen on Tuesday threatened to paralyse Goa with a mega morcha, if the State government fails to act against LED fishing and bull trawling along the Goa coast, within a month. Goenchea Raponkarancho Ekvott general secretary Olencio Simoes ...

Odisha: On cyclone alert; fishermen directed to return November 29, 2021   |  Source: WIO News

With the IMD forecasting the formation of a low pressure area over south Andaman Sea in the next 48 hours and the possibility of its eventual build-up into a cyclone, the Odisha government on Sunday put all district collectors on alert asking them to clos...

Tamil Nadu: No ante mortem injuries on the body of fisherman, High Court Bench told November 29, 2021   |  Source: The Hindu  | Copyright: 2021, THG PUBLISHING PVT LTD.

The Madurai Bench of the Madras High Court was on Friday informed that the body of the Pudukkottai fisherman who died at sea following a collision with a Sri Lankan naval vessel had no ante mortem injuries. Justice G.R. Swaminathan was told that the re-po...

Tamil Nadu: 18 fishers held by Sri Lanka Navy repatriated November 29, 2021   |  Source: The Hindu  | Copyright: 2021, THG PUBLISHING PVT LTD.

Eighteen of the 23 fishermen from Nagapattinam and Mayiladuthurai districts, arrested by the Sri Lankan Navy on October 13, returned home on Saturday. Fisheries Department sources said 17 fishermen from the coastal villages of Nagapattinam district and si...

Bangladesh: Call for easy policy to tap blue economy potentials November 29, 2021   |  Source: The Business Standard  | Copyright: 2021 The Business Standard

Untapped opportunities in blue economy: So far, Bangladesh penetrated about 12% of the total fishing zone in deep sea. Arranging trips for international cruise liners requires permissions from scores of government agencies An integral approach t...

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