Calcutta  /  Published 09.10.20

Breed and eat fish at home

Covid testing got easier in New Town with the start of a drive-through kiosk on September 26. All one has to do is book a slot with The Apollo Clinic in DLF Galleria mall, take a car and park it in th...
By Brinda Sarkar in

India  /  Published 02.10.20

Fish fetches Rs 1.77 lakh in Odisha

A fish weighing 22kg was sold for Rs 1.77 lakh on Friday at a local market in the Chandbali area of Odisha’s Bhadrak district. A Mumbai-based pharmaceutical company bought the fish after the pr...
By Subhashish Mohanty in Bhubaneswar

West Bengal  /  Published 13.09.20

Diesel price hits trawl for hilsa

Fishermen’s associations in South 24-Parganas and East Midnapore are citing the hike in diesel prices as the chief cause for a “notably low” hilsa yield this year, the claim coming i...
By Snehamoy Chakraborty in Bolpur(Birbhum)

Calcutta  /  Published 07.09.20

Sunderbans: Fishing to save mangroves

Around 20 families in a Sunderbans village will get fish fingerlings to be reared in five ponds. The conservationists and foresters behind the project are hoping that the scope of an alternative live...
By Debraj Mitra in Calcutta

India  /  Published 25.08.20

Kerala resort fishes in Covid waters

With tourism drying up, Aveda Resorts and Spa in the picturesque backwaters of Kumarakom is trying to ensure that it is not fish out of water. The holiday resort in Kerala has converted its swimming ...
By K.M. Rakesh in Bangalore

India  /  Published 14.01.19

Patna bans fish from Bengal, Andhra

Fish lovers in the Bihar capital will have to go without their fix for at least 15 days with the state government on Monday ordering a ban on its import from Bengal and Andhra Pradesh with immediate e...
By Dev Raj in Patna

India  /  Published 21.10.19

Cows eat fish, complains Goa minister

Stray cattle brought to a cow shelter in Goa are not eating grass because they have turned non-vegetarian, a minister in the state government has said. Michael Lobo, minister for science and technolog...
By PTI and Our Bureau in Panaji

West Bengal  /  Published 08.11.18

Fish bite into Bhai Phonta pockets

 Hilsa sold at Rs 1,500 a kilo at Gariahat, Maniktala and other markets in the city on Thursday. Topshe cost Rs 750 and parshe Rs 500 plus.A day before Bhai Phonta, the price of Bengal’s favour...
By A Staff Reporter in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 30.09.19

Bangladesh Hilsa gift for Durga Puja trickles in

Eight trucks carrying 30.5 tonnes of Bangladeshi Hilsa out of 500 tonnes promised by Dhaka arrived in Bengal late on Monday evening after a day-long wait blamed on sluggish Indian customs clearances a...
By Subhasish Chaudhuri in Bongaon

Food  /  Published 13.09.19

Anjan Chatterjee reflects on what makes up the taste of Calcutta during Durga Puja

Since time immemorial when man hunted for his food, it has been an irredeemable fact that people have to eat to live. However, this same adage does not hold true for all Bengalis who live to eat! Whet...
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