If all the large dams proposed by China on rivers within Tibet begin operations, the Brahmaputra river will never be the same again, warns a Canadian environmentalist who has done extensive research on the subject.
Haryana Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar on Friday asked bankers to provide loans to small farmers at low interest rates to give boost to agriculture as well as other allied sectors like dairy farming, fisheries, poultry among others.
Scientists, oceanographers and marine experts Sunday urged the Indian government to form a separate ministry which brings all agencies and institutions working in the field of ocean and fisheries research under one roof for smooth implementation and management of all policies for the two sectors.
The European Union (EU) has decided to ban the import of fisheries products caught by vessels flagged in Sri Lanka from entering the EU market after three months time from now, the EU office said here in a statement Tuesday.
India`s free trade agreement (FTA) with the Association of South East Asian Nations (ASEAN) will not adversely affect the country`s fisheries sector, Minister of State for Agriculture KV Thomas said here Saturday.
The Prime Minister`s Office (PMO) has rejected a demand for the formation of a Ministry for Fisheries independent of the agriculture ministry. It says the subject is receiving "adequate attention" by the UPA govt.