Sunday, 27 November, 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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Representative image | Pixabay

Apple revolutionised smartwatch. Then came the budget wave and more—AmazFit, Fitbit to Samsung

The Fitbit Versa 4 and Sense 2 are good options for fitness fiends who want a smartwatch for fitness tracking only, while Garmin is great for extreme sports enthusiasts.
Representative image | Reuters

GameFi is revolutionising global NFT market. Here’s how crypto regulations could shape it

GameFi is the intersection of gaming and finance in an environment driven by use of blockchain, non-fungible tokens and smart contracts.


Illustration: Soham Sen | The Print

Modi govt moves with Arunachal Frontier Highway, among India’s ‘toughest’ projects yet, China in mind

The 2,000 km-long highway will be of strategic importance to military. Same equipment used on other side of LAC being deployed to carry out work on tough terrain, say officials.

A Gujarat gamble: A likely reason Rahul is not giving Modi a fight this assembly election

I'd rather not buy idea that Rahul's holding his fire until 2024. More likely, Congress believes Karnataka offers best chance of winning a Gujarat-sized state if Gujarat is too challenging.