Saturday, 28 May, 2022

Topic: Fisheries

For fish farmers in this Sikkim village, there is a pot of money at the end of the ‘rainbow’

According to Sikkim's Department of Fisheries, total rainbow trout production in state in 2020-21 was 150 metric tonnes. Most of the farming happens in the village of Sribadam.

Taranjeet Singh’s Ruler Marine Products is a success story in the global fisheries market

Singh is known for providing clients with consumable and ornamental fish tailored to the needs of the site, species produced, geographic area, funding, and personal tastes.

Hit by Covid, cyclone & high fuel price, India’s fishing industry finds itself marooned

Stakeholders say the lockdown-induced restrictions on market times have led to a drop in prices & demand, while cyclones have damaged boats & other infrastructure.

Rahul Gandhi should be sent back to school to know ministries under Centre, says Giriraj Singh

In response to Gandhi's comments on the need for a separate fisheries ministry, Union Minister Giriraj Singh said his government has invested Rs 32,000 crore in fisheries since 2014.

BJP minister Giriraj Singh now shares ‘lemon pepper fish’ recipe, says it delays ageing

Fisheries Minister Giriraj Singh tweeted that lemon pepper fish keeps brain healthy & reduces effects of ageing. His dept had earlier tweeted that fish therapy helps fight depression.

Annual fisheries survey unlikely to be over this year as vessels not repaired due to lockdown

Eleven out of 12 vessels of the Fishery Survey of India fleet remain in dry docks for repairs. The FSI is also short on funds to replace its ageing fleet.

Fishing industry suffers another blow as workers are stranded on boats, debt is piling up

Coronavirus pandemic couldn’t have come at a worse time for fishing sector, which was just beginning to recover from last year’s cyclones.

Kerala is pulling plastic from the oceans to build roads

There are more than 34,000km of plastic roads in India, mostly in rural areas.

Ensuring that only farmers benefit from higher MSP will be a challenge

The idea of giving 1.5 times the cost of the produce is good, but with challenges in implementation, achieving effectiveness will require innovative approach.

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Representational image of cryptocurrencies | Pizabay

What are UST & Luna and why the fall of 2 ‘stablecoins’ led to a crypto crash in India

Along with crash in value of UST and Luna coins, Indian market for crypto assets also reeling under strict control imposed by government, with the imposition of TDS on all crypto transactions.


NSA Ajit Doval with NSAs from the other countries at the meeting at Dushanbe, Tajikistan | Photo: Courtesy the NSA's office

NSA Ajit Doval pushes for ‘terror free’ Afghanistan, says India stands with Afghan people

Doval's comments came at 4th Regional Security Dialogue on Afghanistan attended by national security advisors from Tajikistan, India, Russia, Kazakhstan, Uzbekistan, Iran, Kyrgyzstan & China.

Why it’s obscene to tell Ukraine to give in & how war-upended global balance of power brings openings for India

Global order is in flux, and India is being wooed by all. It opens up economic, strategic & military possibilities unimaginable till recently. It is for India to take this opportunity.