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Jun 11, 2017
Kerala's $65 billion Vizhinjam port: Fishermen, environmentalists rue loss of job, ecologyActivists and environmentalists claim that construction of the $65 billion Vizhinjam international seaport is affecting the livelihood of local fishermen as well as causing irreversible damage to coastal flora and fauna
May 27, 2017
Somali pirates capture fishing boat, South Korea dispatches naval unitSouth Korea's military dispatched a naval unit in waters off Somalia after pirates presumably hijacked a fishing vessel
Feb 05, 2017
MIT researchers create soft hydrogel robots that can catch live fishThe robots are made entirely of hydrogel — a tough, rubbery, nearly transparent material that's composed mostly of water.
Jan 27, 2016
Chinese fishing boat capsizes off South Korea; 4 rescued, 5 missingSouth Korean divers were looking for at least five people believed to be trapped inside a Chinese fishing boat that capsized near a small southwestern island on Wednesday.
Jun 01, 2015
Kerala defy Centre's extended fishing ban, allows fishermen to operate till 15 JuneKerala went against the Centre's 61-day uniform fishing ban as it decided to allow fishermen in the state to continue operating till 15 June, the conventional date for the beginning of the mandatory annual proscription.
May 26, 2015
India's proposal to allow fishing in Sri Lankan waters rejectedThe Sri Lankan government on Tuesday said it has refused to agree to a proposal from India to allow Indian fishermen to catch fish in Sri Lankan waters.
Apr 03, 2015
We have not allowed fishing in our waters for the Indians: Maithripala SirisenaDismissing opposition's claim that his government has given fishing rights to Indians, Sri Lankan President Maithripala Sirisena has said he has issued clear instructions to the navy to seize boats that violate the country's territorial waters.
Nov 21, 2014
Activist Medha Patkar flags off fishermen's boat rallyThe rally, organised by various fish workers unions, urged the Centre to fulfil their long pending demands.
Nov 20, 2014
Thai fishermen make career switch to cash in on Rohingya traffickingIn recent weeks, thousands of Rohingya, a mostly stateless people, have sailed across the Bay of Bengal to the west coast of Thailand, from where human-smugglers deliver them to neighbouring Malaysia
Oct 15, 2014
Hudhud aftermath: People dependent on fishing face uncertaintyTens of thousands of people dependent on fishing and related activities in the port city devastated by cyclone Hudhud are staring at uncertainty as large number boats are either damaged or sunk.