fisheries

30 Kodiyakarai fishermen booked after clash with officials over berthing of Ramnad boat

The officials were attempting to seize a fibreglass vessel that had illegally berthed close to Kodiyakarai when the panchayat members objected and clashed with them, sources said.

published on : 1st December 2022

Days after court ruling, Kerala Governor appoints interim VC of fisheries varsity

Earlier in the day, the Governor said the ordinance issued by the government seeking to remove him as the chancellor of universities is "infructuous" now as the state assembly has been summoned.

published on : 23rd November 2022

Andhra Pradesh CM lays stone for fisheries varsity, harbour

West Godavari in general, Narasapuram in particular set to witness rapid growth with execution of `3.3k cr projects

published on : 22nd November 2022

Fisheries dept typist booked for forging signatures

During preliminary investigations, it was revealed that Naresh had kept aside about 32 applications received from members of the fishermen community at the office since 2016.

published on : 22nd November 2022

World Fisheries Day: Udhayanidhi Stalin distributes welfare aid

The chief minister has taken measures for the safe return of 170 fishermen who are suffering outside India. Sea ambulance and other demands would be fulfilled," he added.

published on : 22nd November 2022

World Fisheries Day celebrated at Thoothukudi harbour

Speaking on the rights of fishermen, Fr XD Selvaraj made an appeal to the fishermen to focus on their children's education and to make them politically aware.

published on : 22nd November 2022

Alarming rise in illegal sea cucumber trade: Study

Tamil Nadu was followed by 15 seizures in Lakshadweep, four in Andaman and Nicobar Islands, two in Karnataka, and one each in Manipur and Kerala, respectively. 

published on : 18th November 2022

Sea cucumbers face threat due to illegal harvest and trade, says report

According to the study, Tamil Nadu recorded the highest number of sea cucumber seizures in India.

published on : 18th November 2022

Kerala High Court quashes Kufos V-C posting, moral win for Governor

In its order, the HC asked the chancellor to constitute at the earliest a search-cum-selection committee to recommend a panel of names, in accordance with UGC regulations, for the Kufos V-C post.

published on : 15th November 2022

Karnataka fisheries dept proposes to change engine of boats from kerosene to petrol

The department is also keen on following the Goa model where over 90 per cent of the fishermen use petrol.

published on : 14th November 2022

HC cancels appointment of VC of Kerala University of Fisheries and Ocean Studies

Dr Riji John was appointed as the Vice-Chancellor of KUFOS on January 23, 2021.

published on : 14th November 2022

Poultry sale at veterinary varsity campus back to pre-Covid levels in Bengaluru  

Assistant Professor AN Prabhudev of KVAFSU told TNIE that bookings for chicks are always full, and each farmer takes about 500 chicks a week from the counter.

published on : 5th November 2022

Fishermen rescued from capsized boat near Rameswaram in Tamil Nadu

Deputy director of Fisheries Department Kathavarayan said nearly 400 boats ventured into the sea from Rameswaram on Monday.

published on : 2nd November 2022

Norway offers assistance to Kerala to implement new projects in fisheries

The CM also noted that Kerala has been at the first position in the country in sea fish production for decades, it said.

published on : 5th October 2022

Over 800 appointments in FARD

The State government on Wednesday gave appointment to 804 persons in Fisheries and Animal Resources Development department.

published on : 22nd September 2022

Revolutionise fisheries sector with startups: Guv Ravi

Stating that Tamil Nadu plays a major role in the country’s progress, Governor RN Ravi on Friday called for revolutionising the fisheries sector by launching more startups.

published on : 20th August 2022

Odisha fisheries department's plans for transponders in mechanised vessels delayed

The plan is to install transponders in the fishing vessels to track them in the sea for protection of the endangered Olive Ridley turtles off the Odisha coast.

published on : 14th July 2022

No new minister in place of Saji Cherian, says CPM state secretary Kodiyeri Balakrishnan

CPM leader Saji Cherian stepped down from the state cabinet on Wednesday after his anti-constitution rant triggered a row.

published on : 8th July 2022

As pressure mounts, Kerala govt seeks legal opinion on fisheries minister's anti-constitution rant

Fisheries minister Saji Cherian while addressing a CPM meeting on Tuesday reportedly said that the constitution was a British leftover and it aided in the exploitation of the common man.

published on : 6th July 2022

KA Paul blasts PM, Rupala prays for him

However, Rupala, who let Paul vent out his anger, said that people needed to listen to other religions with patience and needed to stand with those who were working for humanity.

published on : 1st July 2022
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