Tag: Fishing

After rejuvenation by Infosys Foundation…: Hebbal Lake now open for rampant fishing
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After rejuvenation by Infosys Foundation…: Hebbal Lake now open for rampant fishing

November 9, 2021

Over fishing depriving migratory birds of food; Fishing tender handed over for a paltry Rs. 1,450 per year; Residents demand its scrapping Mysore/Mysuru: The State Government’s move to hand over the rejuvenated Hebbal Lake for rampant fishing activities has upset the residents, morning walkers and environmental activists. The Zilla Panchayat Department of Fisheries has already…

People take to fishing as lake near Hunsur breaches
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People take to fishing as lake near Hunsur breaches

October 27, 2021

Hanagodu: Along with Mysuru Taluk even Hunsur has been battling floods, lake breaches and disruption of normal life after incessant rains since a fortnight. Even as the local administration is trying to clear the clogged drains, amusing as it may sound, many people were seen catching fish from breached lakes. The Santhekere Lake around 10…

Illegal fishing activity busted at Cauvery Wildlife Division
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Illegal fishing activity busted at Cauvery Wildlife Division

April 25, 2020

15 coracles, 30 fishing nets, other fishing equipment seized Chamarajanagar: While the entire nation is under lockdown to prevent the spread of COVID-19, there seems to be no lockdown for illegal fishing activity in Cauvery Wildlife Sanctuary and Male Mahadeshwara Wildlife Division. Following a tip off about illegal fishing activities after dark in Cauvery River,…

An unique experience in Gifu, Japan: Cormorant Fishing
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An unique experience in Gifu, Japan: Cormorant Fishing

March 24, 2019

By Girija Madhavan Indian diplomats enjoy a variety of cultural events when posted abroad; musical recitals, dances or ethnic programmes of the countries they are accredited to. In Japan, a different experience was to be  invited to witness an old fishing tradition in Gifu, Cormorant Fishing. My husband, A. Madhavan and I were among a…

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