Posts tagged as: fishing

Fishing cat, six monkeys seized in raid handed over to zoo

Karachi A fishing cat and six monkeys, which were among several animals seized by the provincial wildlife department officials in a raid at the Em The News International – Karachi

27 Indian fishermen caught for illegal fishing

Karachi Pakistan arrested 27 Indian fishermen and impounded their four boats on Saturday for allegedly fishing in its territorial waters in the A The News International – Karachi

Activists hail registration of Agriculture and Fishing Workers Union

KARACHI: Sindh has registered the country's first ever trade union of workers belonging to agriculture and fishery sector, “Sindh Agriculture and Fishing Workers Union” (SAFWU), consequent to amendment in the Sindh Industrial Relations Act 2013.Labour leaders and activists working for the cause of labourers' rights in the country highly appreciative of the development urged other […]

Qaim warns against using deadly chemicals for fishing

Karachi The Sindh chief minister has expressed concern over the deaths of three Indus River Dolphins in the past 25 days and directed the chief co The News International – Karachi

Inside Pakistan’s Untapped Fishing Industry

KARACHI, Nov 4 2014 (IPS) – If you want to know what 'sea traffic' looks like, just go down to the Karachi Harbour.?Built in 1959, the dockyard houses close to 2,000 big and small boats … Karachi News Sources -2

Ministers pledge strict laws against trash fishing

Karachi The Sindh government will introduce strict laws against the practice of trash fishing and will also curtail the use of banned nets, promis The News International – Karachi

Minister, environmentalists agree on policy draft for sustainable fishing

Karachi Government officials, environmental experts and other stakeholders agreed upon and gave suggestions on a policy draft on sustainable fishin The News International – Karachi

Why are fishing permits not issued for Indian boats, court wants to know

KARACHI: The Karachi Fish Harbour Authority (KFHA) has been asked to explain why fishing permits are not issued for various seized Indian boats purchased by private contractors. These contractors buy these boats during auctions and complete all legal formalities. A Sindh High Court (SHC) bench, headed by Justice Irfan Saadat Khan, called for these comments on […]

Aquaculture: Tribesmen go fishing in their backyard

PESHAWAR:  For the past decade the Federally Administered Tribal Areas (Fata) have been under the limelight as operations continue against militants. At the same time, development projects, like the establishment of fisheries, remained in the background even as they provided much-needed jobs. Like the poultry business which is taking off in Fata, fish farming is […]

Ibrahim Hyderi fishing harbour

Ibrahim Hyderi is an old fishing harbour on the coastal area near Karachi where fishermen families live in poverty and unhygienic conditions. – Text and photos by Reuters Karachi News Sources

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