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Gujarat: GEMINI to keep Veraval fishermen updated even in midsea November 25, 2019   |  Source: The Times of India

Fishermen in Veraval coast, India’s largest fish-producing centre, will now get weather bulletins, including warning on inclemencies, even in mid sea. This will be made possible by GEMINI, (GAGAN Enabled Mariner’s Instrument for Navigation and Informa...

Kerala: Fishers on warpath with protest rally, sit-in November 25, 2019   |  Source: Deccan Chronicle

Coinciding with the International Fisheries Day on Thursday, the fishing community under the Kerala Swathanthra Matsyathozhilali Federation (KSMTF) organised a massive rally from Vadi junction to the Kollam collectorate. They later staged a sit-in at the ...

Tamil Nadu: A little village in southern India may have the secret to sustainable shark fishing November 25, 2019   |  Source: Quartz India

Around 15 fishermen from Chinnathurai village, in India’s southern state of Tamil Nadu, gathered near the imposing St. Jude’s church in the village, watching as their friend and colleague Jeevadasan spoke. “In our village, deep sea fishing is the fa...

West Bengal: Fisherman mauled to death by tiger in Sunderbans November 25, 2019   |  Source: Deccan Chronicle

A fisherman was mauled to death by a tiger at Pirkhali area of the Sunderbans in South 24 Parganas district, a forest department official said on Sunday.Fifty-two-year old Anil Mandal was catching crabs and shrimps along with two other fishermen when a Ro...

Tamil Nadu: 37 fishermen arrested for carrying out mid-sea attack November 25, 2019   |  Source: The Hindu

Thirty seven fishermen were arrested by the Pudupattinam police on Sunday for attempting to attack another group of fishermen and preventing government officials from performing their duties. These fishermen had ventured into the sea in three mechanised b...

Odisha: Bahabalpur fishing jetty cries for restoration November 25, 2019   |  Source: Orissa Post

Thousands of fishermen depend on the Bahabalpur fishing jetty at the mouth of river Jalaka in Balasore district, but it has been in a bad shape for lack of maintenance and care. No step has been taken to restore the jetty for the benefit of fishermen, a r...

Andhra Pradesh: Fishermen union urge government to secure release of fishers from Pak, Bangladesh jail November 25, 2019   |  Source: The New Indian Express

The Andhra Pradesh Fishermen Youth Association has made a fervent appeal to both Centre and State government to secure the release of north Andhra fishermen who were languishing in Pakistan and Bangladesh jails. Speaking to media persons here on Sunday, a...

Maharashtra: Set up expert panel to catch fishing potential by Sarfaraz Ahmed November 25, 2019   |  Source: The Times of India

Union minister and city MP Nitin Gadkari on Sunday called for increasing sweet water fishing in East Vidarbha through by setting up an expert committee of all stakeholders in the state and central governments during his speech on ‘Opportunities to MSMES...

Myanmar: Over $110 m earned from marine export in a month November 25, 2019   |  Source: Eleven Myanmar

Myanmar has earned over US$110 million from exporting marine products in over a month of this fiscal year exceeding over US$18 million compared to the same period of last fiscal year, according to official figures from the Ministry of Commerce. From Oc...

Myanmar: Fishery workers hung out to dry after reporting alleged corruption November 25, 2019   |  Source: Frontier Myanmar

Labour disputes are common, and often volatile, in Yangon, thanks to burgeoning manufacturing and trading sectors, personnel-heavy government and company offices, and the inconsistent application of labour laws. A steady stream of rural to urban migration...

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