THE West has restarted the practice of spending money on ornamental fish as the developed economies are slowly recovering from global slowdown.

The High Court has quashed the Bruhat Bangalore Mahanagara Palike (BBMP) order dated November 28, 2008, granting fishing rights to Dr Amedkar Labour Co-operative Society Limited for two years at Ulsoor Lake.

KENDRAPARA: The delicious mud crab has disappeared from menu in coastal Kendrapara district and other areas due to rampant catching of baby crabs by fishermen and other reasons. Reports said the population of mud crab is declining year after year.

THIRUVANANTHAPURAM: Kerala Fisheries Minister S. Sarma said here on Wednesday that the proposed Indo-ASEAN free trade agreement would hit the fisheries sector in the State.

After the roaring success of its Cochin edition last year, the Indian Fishing Expo will be held in Mangalore this year from July 17 to 19, informed Co-ordinator of the expo K J Varghese.

KENDRAPARA: Fate of large number of shrimp farmers and seafood exporters hangs in balance due to slipshod attitude of the Fisheries Department, alleged Gorachand Mohanty, president of Orissa chapter of Sea Food Exporters

George Joseph / Kochi April 20, 2009, 22:06 IST

With seafood importing countries led by Japan and the European Union (EU) tightening quality checks on shrimp imports from India, two Indian marine products exporting bodies

CUDDALORE: Child labour is quite rampant in the fishing trade in Cuddalore. Children in the age group of 10 to 15 are seen involved in the trade in large numbers in the Cuddalore Port area.

TIRUNELVELI: Farmers, by putting into use their water bodies for

Tuticorin: A training programme on fish handling and preservation was inaugurated at shore laboratory of fishing harbour complex on Tuesday by P. Velayutham, Professsor, Department of Fish Processing Technology, Fisheries College and Research Institute (FCRI).

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