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  • Fisheries need coordinated approach

    Fisheries need coordinated approach

    To give readers an idea, more than 39 lakh people were associated in fisheries activities in Uttar Pradesh alone in 2019-2020.

    September 2, 2022
  • Rise in salt content in Sunderban soil poses threat to flora and fauna

    Rise in salt content in Sunderban soil poses threat to flora and fauna

    It was further learnt that the increasing saline content has even pervaded into the subsoil and ground water making it extremely salty and harmful for consumption.

    June 12, 2020
  • Brave boy saves uncle from crocodile attack

    Brave boy saves uncle from crocodile attack

    A 12-year-old boy from a remote village of Odisha’s Kendrapara district displayed exemplary courage to save his 26-year-old uncle from claws of death following attack by a furious estuarine crocodile. The survivor Binod Mallick, an inland fisherman from Kandira village, is undergoing treatment at a government run hospital in Rajnagar recalled the harrowing experience and...

    February 22, 2018
  • Cyclone Ockhi: Rains batter Kanyakumari, other TN districts

    Cyclone Ockhi: Rains batter Kanyakumari, other TN districts

    Heavy rains battered southern districts of Tamil Nadu and state capital Chennai on Thursday night and early Friday morning, forcing the authorities to order the closure of schools and colleges. Life in Kanyakumari was thrown out of gear due to heavy rain and strong winds. Over 1,000 affected people have been put up in camps,...

    December 1, 2017
  • Fisherman’s wife seeks govt’s help to get his body from Pak

    Fisherman’s wife seeks govt’s help to get his body from Pak

    A 30-year-old woman from a village in Gujarat has sought the help External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj to bring back the body of her husband, who she claimed has died at a jail in Pakistan. Jivuben Chauhan, a resident of Paldi village in Una tehsil of Gir Somnath district, wrote a letter in this connection...

    July 20, 2017