• Action against Indians fishing in Lankan waters

    News posted:  May 21, 2013

    The government is planning “deterrent” action against Indian fishermen violating international waters with Sri Lanka, finding that trawlers and ships from this side are the biggest source of confrontation with the Emerald Isle. The decision to slap penalties and even suspend the licences of fishermen who are repeat offenders of the International Maritime Boundary Line […]

  • Seven-month ban imposed on fishing

    News posted:  November 2, 2012

    The State government on Thursday clamped a seven-month ban on fishing in the Gahirmatha marine sanctuary in Kendrapara district as mass nesting by endangered Olive Ridley turtles begun. The ban on the 20-km stretch of the Dhamra-Rushikulya river mouth was clamped in accordance with Sections 2, 7 and 4 of the Orissa Marine Fishing Regulation […]