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  • Hilsa catch ban defied in Munshiganj

    Defying a ban, a section of fishermen have been netting hilsa in the Meghna and selling those at a makeshift market in Sadar upazila for the last couple of days.

  • 22-day hilsa ban gets underway

    A 22-day government ban on netting, selling, and transporting hilsa started at yesterday midnight. A circular to this end has been issued recently.

  • 3,080kg hilsa seized, 161 fishermen jailed

    Bangladesh Coast Guard seize 3,080kg hilsa and detain 168 fishermen for netting the fish defying a government ban on hilsa fishing from September 25 to October 9 to protect the fish during the breeding time.

  • 600kg hilsa seized in Bay, 38 jailed

    Coast Guard members seize 600kg hilsa fish and detain 38 fishermen for fishing hilsa illegally in the Bay of Bengal.