Wednesday, July 24, 2024

Ban on catching hilsa to end at midnight after 2 months

The ban on catching hilsa will be lifted at midnight today after two months. The fisheries department said due to the two-month ban, it will be possible to collect the desired target of 6 lakh tonnes of hilsa fish this time, reports our Barishal correspondent. However, many fishermen said they are not interested in going to ... Read more

No hilsa fishing for 11 days

The government has imposed a countrywide ban on catching, transporting, marketing and selling hilsa fish for 11 days, starting from today, to facilitate its egg laying and boost hilsa production. Uzzal Bikash Datta, secretary of the fisheries and livestock ministry, announced the ban yesterday at a press conference at the Department of Fisheries in the