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The week with TNIE: Monsoon, beauty and more

TNIE takes you through the past week with pictures from our photographers.

published on : 1st July 2018

IN PHOTOS | One-day bandh at Vizag Fishing Harbour as fisherfolk seek Scheduled Tribe status

Fishermen in Vizag called for a one-day fishing harbour bandh on Monday as part of a 56-day demonstration seeking ST (Scheduled Tribe) status for them. All members from the total 24 registered fishermen societies took part in the bandh where fish, prawn and other marine produce worth around Rs 1.5 crore was held back from being taken to the markets. Community leaders also organised a massive protest meeting at the harbour in which nearly 4,000 fishermen took part.

published on : 5th February 2018

Off the water and into the workshop, a paint job here, a repair there: Where fishing boats go during trawling ban

The trawling ban is a period that boat owners make use of to undertake repair works on their fishing boats. The 47-day trawling ban ends on July 31 midnight. Express photojournalist Albin Mathew visits a boat repair yard in Ochanthuruthu in Vypin Island, off Kochi, Kerala on Wednesday to capture shots of the ongoing work.

published on : 5th July 2017