Talks on fishing rights held between Indian and Sri Lankan fishermen concluded amicably Monday evening, the fishermen's representatives said
Sri Lanka has freed at least 20 Indian fishermen, even as the foreign ministers from the two countries spoke over phone to resolve the issue that has become an irritant in bilateral ties.
The latest Chinese moves to restrict fishing in contested waters of the South China Sea is a "provocative and potentially dangerous act," the United States has said.
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The United States, already at odds with China over that country's air defense zone, said on Thursday that new Chinese fishing restrictions in disputed waters in the South China Sea were "provocative and potentially dangerous." The legislature of China's Hainan province approved rules in November that took effect on January 1 requiring foreign fishing vessels to obtain approval to enter waters under its jurisdiction. Such a move, if broadly enforced, could worsen tensions in the region.
In a boost to beleaguered traditional marine fishermen living along Paradip coast in Odisha, the state government is all set to extend public distribution system (PDS) doles to over 5,000 fishermen families.
Have you noticed fish name-dropping on the menu of many high end restaurants? Chilean sea bass. Norwegian salmon. Yellow fin tuna. Tastes good but what does it mean that the fish we eat are coming from every further away?