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Tag: Fishing

So Much Fish In Net!
Fishermen Net 20 Quintal Fish In Single Catch

Fishermen net 15-20 quintal ‘Kavala’ fish near Naba sea beach in Krushnaprasad, Puri

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Telia Bhola fish
Bumper Catch As 30 Fishes Sold For Rs 60 Lakh

30 Telia Bhola fishes caught by fishermen from near #Odisha-WB Digha estuary, sold for Rs 60 Lakh

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Fish Worth Rs 36 L
Giant Fish Weighing 78 Kilos & Worth Rs 36 Lakh Caught

A giant fish weighing 78 kilos was caught by fishermen in Sunderban area of 24 Parganas in West Bengal. This ‘Telia Bhola’ fish was sold for over 36 Lakh.

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Hundreds In Odisha Gather For Fishing In Village Pond During #COVID19 Lockdown

Hundreds of people gathered for fishing in a pond in Uma Panchayat under Kantamal block of Boudh district violating the Covid-19 lockdown guidelines.

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Bombs Hurled In Puri Village Over Distribution Of Fishing Exploits

Puri: At least two persons were injured after crude bombs were hurled in a clash between locals of two villages in Kanas block over a dispute on fishing in Daya river on Sunday. As per reports, some locals from Jagulaipadar and Naikulapatna villages under Gadishagada police limits carried on their daily fishing activities in the […]

Seven injured in group clash over fishing in Odisha's Berhampur 

Berhampur: As many as seven persons were injured after a clash erupted between two groups of two different villages over past enmity in Berhampur. As per reports, following a dispute over fishing in Bahuda river, villagers of Rameyapatna and Chandanbada got into a dispute last night which later turned into a violent clash. Reportedly, swords […]

Op-Ed: Of Settlers and Their Fishing Woes

By Ashutosh Mishra Bhubaneswar: Rivers, creeks and prawn enclosures dot the rural landscape as one moves beyond Rajnagar towards Talchua in Kendrapara district. A sizeable section of the local populace consists of Bengali settlers who are expert boat makers and fishermen. Long back when they decided to make this region their home they cleared the […]

Two youths drown in canal while fishing

Keonjhar: A pall of gloom descended on Baniahudi village under Hatadihi block of the district after two youths drowned while fishing in a nearby canal on Sunday. The deceased have been identified as Sanjay Jena and Saroj Jena of Baniahudi village. As per reports, the two youths went missing while they were fishing in the […]

Crocodile gets hooked in fishing net!

Bhadrak: Villagers of Chudamani Nandapur in Bhadrak district were terrified when some locals netted a crocodile while fishing in a village river today. According to sources, when some villagers were catching fish in Gamei river near the village, a crocodile snapped the bait and was hooked on their line. They also found a few crocodile […]

Family quarrel turns deadly as son shoots father

Rairangpur: A verbal duel over a trivial matter took a violent turn when a tribal youth shot his father with an arrow at Bhalugoda village under Jharadihi police outpost here in Mayurbhanj district today. Critically injured Ramadu Baske (55) was admitted to Rairangpur health centre last night and later, referred to district headquarters hospital in […]

32 sea-going fishermen taken into custody

Kendrapara: Thirty-two fishermen were taken into custody by Forest Department personnel for carrying out unlawful fishing activity along the Gahirmatha marine sanctuary in Odisha. Four fishing trawlers were seized along the prohibited marine sanctuary area near unmanned Nasi Island by the patrolling unit engaged by the Forest Department, a forest official said. Prohibition on sea […]

Odisha to maximise irrigation potential: Chief Secy

Bhubaneswar: To optimise agriculture productivity in the state, the Odisha government will maximise irrigation potential. A decision to this effect was taken at the third Agriculture Cabinet meeting presided over by chief minister Naveen Patnaik at the State Secretariat here today. Briefing media persons after the meeting, chief secretary Aditya Prasad Padhi said as per […]

Odisha: Fiscal sop for fishermen hit by marine fishing ban

Odisha government has decided to start a fiscal incentive scheme to compensate the loss of livelihood of fishermen due to periodic prohibition on marine fishing