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    Five fishermen jailed for defying hilsa ban

    United News of Bangladesh . Chandpur | Updated at 01:02am on March 07, 2020

    A mobile court sentenced five fishermen to one year’s imprisonment each for catching hilsa in the River Meghna in Chandpur sadar upazila Thursday evening defying...

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    Villagers demand release of fishermen detained by Indian force

    RU Correspondent | Updated at 01:07am on February 05, 2020

    The residents of Gahmabona village at Paba in Rajshahi on Tuesday protested at the detention of five Bangladeshis by the Indian Border Security Force on...

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    63 Indian fishermen freed from Bagerhat jail

    United News of Bangladesh . Bagerhat | Updated at 11:52pm on January 29, 2020

    Sixty-three Indian fishermen arrested for illegal entry into Bangladesh maritime boundary in October last, were freed from jail here on Wednesday following a court order....

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    Indian fisherman sent to jail

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:28am on October 19, 2019

    The exchange of fire between the Border Guard Bangladesh and its Indian counterpart the Border Security Force at Bangladesh’s Charghat frontier in Rajshahi was an...

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    154 fishermen jailed in Barishal div in 6 days

    Our Correspondent . Barishal | Updated at 12:16am on October 15, 2019

    At least 154 fishermen were jailed by 240 mobile courts in Barishal division in 513 drives in last six days for preventing violation of 22-day...

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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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    Fishing resumes in Sunderbans

    United News of Bangladesh . Khulna | Updated at 12:04am on September 03, 2019

    Fishermen of the Sunderbans resumed fishing from Sunday following a 60-day ban on fishing. Ministry of Forestry imposed the ban from July 1 to put...

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    Huge hilsa catch makes Barishal fishermen smile

    Our Correspondent . Barishal | Updated at 08:52pm on August 24, 2019

    Huge catch of big sized hilsa at the beginning of peak season brings smiles to fishermen in Barishal. The peak season of hilsa catching just...

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    AL leader torches fisherman’s house

    United News of Bangladesh . Lakshmipur | Updated at 01:48am on June 23, 2019

    An Awami League leader was accused of setting ablaze the house of a poor fisherman in Ramgati of Lakshmipur. A case was filed on Friday...

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    Myanmar border guards ‘abduct’ four Bangladeshi fishermen

    United News of Bangladesh . Cox’s Bazar | Updated at 05:27pm on April 16, 2019

    Four Bangladeshi fishermen were reportedly abducted by Myanmar’s Border guard police at gunpoint from the River Naf on Tuesday...