India  /  Published 25.06.22

BSF nabs 2 Pak fishermen off Gujarat coast

The Border Security Force (BSF) has apprehended two Pakistani fishermen from the Harami Nala creek area close to the Indo-Pak border near Gujarat's Kutch district, authorities said. Both the Paki...
By Our Bureau, PTI in Ahmedabad

West Bengal  /  Published 15.06.22

Six more fishermen’s bodies found

The bodies of six more fishermen have been brought ashore, three days after a trawler sank in the Bay of Bengal off Petuaghat coast in Contai. Two bodies had been recovered on Friday, the day of the ...
By Anshuman Phadikar in Tamluk

India  /  Published 03.04.22

Lanka captures 12 Indian fishermen

As many as 12 Indian fishermen from Tamil Nadu have been arrested by the Sri Lankan navy for allegedly fishing in its waters, a Fisheries official here said on Sunday. One boat was also impounded. Th...
By Our Bureau, PTI in Rameswaram (TN)

World  /  Published 20.02.22

Pak arrests 31 fishermen

  Pakistan's maritime authorities have arrested 31 Indian fishermen and seized five of their vessels for allegedly fishing in the country's territorial waters, officials said on Sunday. ...
By Sajjad Hussain in Islamabad

West Bengal  /  Published 10.12.21

Wet December blow to dry fish trade

Around one lakh fishermen and businessmen involved in the trade of dry fish in the coastal districts of South 24-Parganas and East Midnapore are staring at huge losses owing to the untimely December d...
By Snehamoy Chakraborty, Anshuman Phadikar in Tamluk(EastMidnapore), Bolpur(Birbhum)


India  /  Published 02.11.21

Mobile application to save olive ridley turtles

The Odisha government’s fisheries and animal resources development department in collaboration with MS Swaminathan Research Foundation has developed a customised ‘Fisher Friend Mobile Appl...
By Subhashish Mohanty in Bhubaneswar

West Bengal  /  Published 25.10.21

Fish 'taller than a man' trapped in Gosaba

A fish exporter claimed that the giant fish, colloquially known as “Telia Bhola” has immense medicinal value. “The blubber (primary fat storage) of this fish has huge demand in the ...
By Subhasish Chaudhuri

West Bengal  /  Published 19.10.21

Two nights on trees on tiger turf

Nine fishermen from Raidighi in South 24-Parganas spent two sleepless nights on trees inside the tiger reserve of the Sunderbans to protect themselves from tigers after their boat toppled in Bidyadhar...
By Snehamoy Chakraborty in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 30.09.21

28 ‘defiant’ trawlers rounded up from sea

Police in East Midnapore’s Digha, acting jointly with the district administration, on Wednesday morning rounded up at least 20 vessels from deep waters and sent them to the shore for allegedly b...
By Anshuman Phadikar in Digha

India  /  Published 29.09.21

Cyclone alert for Gujarat in next 48 hours: IMD

A well-marked low-pressure area over south Gujarat was likely to intensify into a cyclonic storm, the IMD said on Wednesday, and asked fishermen not to venture into the Arabian Sea off the state coast...
By Our Bureau, PTI in Ahmedabad


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