Enable Block: 

Itanagar: A farmer in Arunachal Pradesh who farms fish scientifically has become a source of inspiration for others. Nokkai Wangjen of Dasathong village in Kanubari circle of insurgency-hit Longding district has studied only up to six standard, but earns about Rs two lakh annually from fish farming which he started with an initial investment of Rs 80,000.

The sprawling ILVA steelworks has loomed over the skyline of Taranto and dominated the city's economy for 50 years, but toxic pollution has transformed the site from a symbol of postwar prosperity

Two of the world's smallest countries are to place nearly 2.5 million square kilometres of south Pacific Ocean in newly created marine protected areas.

ITANAGAR: The Centre has granted an amount of Rs 40 crore under the Rashtriya Krishi Vikash Yojana (RKVY) to boost production in agriculture and allied sectors of the State.

MARGAO: The Land Acquisition Officer, Margao played truant as farmers and local citizens from Velim turned up for hearing on the land acquisition for the Cutbona fisheries project on Wednesday.

When the farmers made their presence felt at the office of the LA officer in the district Collectorate, they found to their shock the Land Acquisition Officer, Shagun Velip absent. As a result, officials attached to the Land Acquisition office adjourned the matter by fixing the hearing on September 13.

Underwater robots tasked with saving coral reefs are being developed at Heriot-Watt University in Scotland.


Environmentalists are up in arms against a proposed housing project, in the 36-acre mangroves associated with the Negombo lagoon.

Tokyo Electric Power Co. said Tuesday it detected a record-high 25,800 becquerels per kilogram of radioactive cesium in fish sampled within 20 km of the Fukushima No. 1 nuclear plant.

LUCKNOW: Scores of dead fish were found floating on the banks of the Ramganga river in Uttar Pradesh's Moradabad District.