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    Trawler seized with 2000kg young hilsa

    Our Correspondent . Barishal | Updated at 01:28am on January 18, 2020

    Bangladesh Coast Guard members seized at least 2000 kilogram of immature hilsa and the carrier trawler on early Friday from Kalabadar River under Mehendiganj upazila...

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    Eight cops face action over hilsa catching

    Our Correspondent . Barishal | Updated at 11:31pm on October 22, 2019

    Three members of Barishal Metropolitan Police have recently been suspended and five others withdrawn Monday night for their reported involvement with netting hilsa defying a...

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    Three policemen suspended for defying Hilsa ban

    United News of Bangladesh . Shariatpur | Updated at 02:35pm on October 17, 2019

    Three policemen were suspended on Wednesday for transporting mother Hilsa illegally, defying a government ban in Shariatpur...

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    Six jailed for netting hilsa

    United News of Bangladesh . Chandpur | Updated at 02:41am on October 12, 2019

    Two mobile courts in Chandpur on Thursday sentenced six fishermen to one year in jail for catching Hilsa defying a government ban. Haimchar Upazila Nirbahi...

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    22-day ban on Hilsa catching, selling

    Bangladesh Sangbad Sangstha . Dhaka | Updated at 12:53am on October 08, 2019

    The government has banned Hilsa catching, selling, transporting, hoarding and marketing for 22 days from October 9-30 to protect mother Hilsa for ensuring safe breeding...

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    First lot of hilsa sent to India

    United News of Bangladesh . Benapole | Updated at 04:54pm on September 28, 2019

    The first lot of 500 tonnes of hilsa is being sent to India through Benapole land port on Saturday. Syed Anwar Moksud, general secretary of...

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    Government allows 500 tonnes of hilsa export to India on Durga Puja

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:00am on September 26, 2019

    The government on Wednesday allowed export of 500 tonnes of hilsa fish to India on the occasion of Durga Puja to be celebrated by Hindus...

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    Government steps not enough to stave off hilsa close season fallout

    | Updated at 12:00am on September 16, 2019

    The close season for hilsa, which spans 87 days as put into practice in 2015 — for 65 days usually beginning on May 20 and...

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    Call for alternative employment for fishermen during Hilsa ban

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:55am on September 15, 2019

    Though the ban on fishing Hilsa for 87 days in two phases has increased Hilsa production in Bangladesh, it also badly affected 1.6 million fishermen...

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    22-day ban on catching, selling Hilsa from Oct 9

    United News of Bangladesh . Dhaka | Updated at 01:12am on September 09, 2019

    The government will impose a 22-day ban on catching, selling, hoarding and transporting Hilsa from October 9 to 31 to ensure the safe spawning of...