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The Fisheries Department has notified the fishermen about the red alert and urged the fishing boats to return to the shore immediately.
According to the Local Self-Government Department (LSGD), local bodies have been instructed to constitute such a new working group by September 28.
As tourism in Fort Kochi battles a downfall, the lack of facilities is driving away the very few domestic tourists who opt to visit the spot.
Last week, the government issued a statement that compensation could not be given by mobilising funds from the State Disaster Relief Fund.
The country’s marine fish production showed signs of revival in 2017 with the annual marine fish landings registering a 5.6 per cent increase compared to the previous year.
The Adani Group has placed orders for 32 cranes for the Vizhinjam seaport project. Eight of the cranes fall in the 72-metre category used for loading and unloading shipping
The parliamentary standing committee on home affairs, headed by senior Congress leader P Chidambaram, has expressed concern over the fate of the missing fishermen.
The bishop said he had contacted the Chief Minister, requesting him to speed up the relief activities, but to no use.
The Adani Group has informed the state government that the deadline for completing Phase I of the Vizhinjam seaport project is likely to be overshot.
While Cyclone Ockhi and other unanticipated calamities challenge the lives of fishermen venturing out to sea, the innovation of a pre-degree dropout from Muhamma could prove a lifesaver.
Fishermen in coastal Thiruvananthapuram, one of the worst affected by cyclone Ockhi, are getting restless as the state’s warning against going to the sea is entering the fourth day.
Government sources said that the DGP is likely to face severe action even though he is under suspension.
‘Shortwave radio best to connect with deep sea fishermen in distress’, says Commissioner of Disaster Management Rajendra Ratnoo
Turning the clock backwards, the Tamil Nadu government is planning to put to use shortwave radio frequencies that were widely used across the globe in 19th century.
In addition to commemorating the victims as well as those who had a narrow escape, the book will be a useful text for researchers.
Announcing the compensation, Relief and Rehabilitation Minister Chandrakant Patil said that 8,048 people from Nashik and Konkan divisions would be covered under this package.