The government has allocated 10,566.84 tonnes of VGF rice for fishermen during the upcoming hilsa fishing ban from Oct 14 to Nov 4.
The government has allocated 23,496.98 metric tonnes of rice under the Vulnerable Group Feeding (VGF) programme to assist the families of 4, 19,589 fishermen in 44 upazilas of 12 districts and Chattogram city during the period when fishing in the…
Members of Forest Department detained 23 fishermen and seized 29 maunds of crab, a trawler and some crab-catching traps from Bogi area in East Sundarbans area of Sharankhola upazila here on Monday night.
Shariatpur, Oct 25 -The more bodies of three fishermen, who went missing following a collision between two speedboats in the Padma River in Jajira Upazila on Wednesday, were recovered on Thursday, raising the death toll from the incident to four.
Bagerhat – Members of Bangladesh Navy on Tuesday detained 14 Indian fishermen along with a trawler from the Fairway Buoy area of the Bay of Bengal for intruding into the Bangladesh maritime territory.
Chandpur, Oct 1 – A fishing boat capsized in the Meghna River on Monday night after it was caught in a storm. All the seven fishermen of the boat were rescued alive.
Dhaka, Aug 25 – Hardship has befallen the people dependent on the Sundarbans for their livelihood ever since a ban on fishing in the mangrove forest was imposed about two months ago.
Zarzis, Tunisia, June 16 – The Tunisian trawler radioed infor help as it passed the migrant boat in distress out at sea. But with thepacked craft still adrift two days later, captain Chamseddine Bourassine tookdirect action. Fishermen from the North…
Fishermen in coastal districts are taking preparation to go to the Bay of Bengal to catch hilsa as the 22-day government ban on fishing the delicious fish comes to an end on Monday.