FISHING

  • U.S. Supreme Court rejects appeal over Arizona 'fish pedicures' 4 days ago

    The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday rejected an appeal by the owner a Phoenix-area spa that ran afoul of Arizona state regulations that barred her from providing pedicures in which clients have their feet nibbled by small fish to remove dead skin. The high court's action, made without comment by the...
  • 25 Indian fishermen detained by Bangladesh Navy April 12, 2015

    Dhaka: At least 25 Indian fishermen were detained by Bangladesh Navy for allegedly poaching into the country's waters. The fishermen on two trawlers were detained 90 nautical miles off the coast of Bagerhat's Mongla sea port during a regular patrol, police said. All of them hailed from South Chabbish Pargana District of...
  • Pakistan releases 57 Indian fishing boats March 21, 2015

    Islamabad: As a goodwill gesture, Pakistan on Saturday released 57 Indian fishing boats that were in its custody. In a statement, Foreign Office (FO) said the decision to release the vessels was taken in May 2014. Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif visited India at that time to attend the oath-ceremony of Prime...
  • Ryan Harrison outlasts Mardy Fish at BNP Paribas Open March 13, 2015

    Indian Wells: Playing competitive tennis for the first time in over 18 months, Mardy Fish battled for 2 hours, 36 minutes on Thursday before losing to fellow American Ryan Harrison, 6-4, 4-6, 7-6 (3) in the first round of the BNP Paribas Open. Fish had two match points at 15-40 in...
  • The Food Show: Cooking with Ad guru Prahlad Kakar February 21, 2015

    In this episode of 'The Food Show', Ad guru Prahlad Kakar cooks Mutton Curry and Fish Molly. ...
  • Single bluefin tuna sold for 4.5 million yen in Tokyo January 6, 2015

    Tokyo: A single bluefin tuna has sold for 4.5 million yen ($37,500) in annual celebratory bidding at the first auction of the year at Tokyo's famous fish market. Kiyoshi Kimura, the owner of a Japanese sushi restaurant chain, bought the 180-kilogram (400-pound) fish on Monday at the re-opening of the Tsukiji...
  • Two abandoned fishing boats with fake registration IDs found at Daman coast November 27, 2014

    Daman: On the sixth anniversary of the 26/11 Mumbai terror attacks, Daman Marine Police recovered two abandoned fishing boats on the Daman coast on Wednesday. The boats were found near Kadhaiya at the Daman coast. The two fishing boats were unmanned and empty. Preliminary investigation reveals that the registration number of the...
  • Tamil Nadu fishermen tracking GPS to sail in waters along the India-Sri Lanka border November 24, 2014

    Rameswaram: Sri Lanka's frequent detention and release of Indian fishermen and their boats has raised many a quuestions over the years. Presently, there are 38 fishemen from Tamil Nadu who are lodged in Sri Lankan jails as a result of crossing over the International Maritime Boundary Line between India and...
  • EU to ban fish caught by vessels flagged in Sri Lanka October 15, 2014

    Colombo: The European Union (EU) has decided to ban the import of fisheries products caught by vessels flagged in Sri Lanka from entering the EU market after three months time from now, the EU office said here in a statement on Tuesday. The European Commission had in November 2012 sent a...
  • Eating white meat and fish may lower risk of liver cancer October 7, 2014

    Washington: Eating lots of white meat such as poultry or fish may reduce the risk of developing liver cancer, scientists say. Researchers studied the relationship between meat intake and the risk of hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC). They analysed studies published between 1956 and 2013 and found that eating white meat or...
  • Delhi produces 680 tonnes fish September 21, 2014

    New Delhi: A total of 680 metric tonnes fish has been produced in the national capital in this year so far, said a Delhi government official on Sunday. Besides, 18.25 lakh fish seeds have also been produced, the official said. With 15 nursery ponds, the Delhi government's fisheries department has identified 24...
  • Sri Lankan Navy allagedly snaps more than 10 fishing nets of Tamil fishermen September 21, 2014

    Rameswaram: Sri Lankan Navy allegedly snapped more than 10 fishing nets of Tamil Nadu fishermen when they were fishing in the midsea. Two boats of Tamil Nadu fishermen were also damaged when thewse two collided when they tried to flee in panic after Sri Lankan Naval boats chased early this...
  • 'India way behind China in fish production', says a fisheries scientist September 9, 2014

    Kolkata: Though India is considered to be the second largest fish producer in the world, it is still way behind its nearest competitor China, said a fisheries scientist. "India is the second largest producer of freshwater fish in the world, but compared to China our fish production is only about ten...
  • Sri Lankan fishing boat apprehended near Chennai coast September 6, 2014

    Chennai: Five Sri Lankan fishermen along with their boat have been apprehended for fishing in Indian waters and 300 kg of tuna fish seized from them by the Indian Coast Guard off the Chennai coast. ICG ship Rajdhwaj and its fixed wing aircraft during routine patrol apprehended the Sri Lankan...
  • Normalcy restored in Gaza, will Gaza ceasefire hold August 28, 2014

    Normal life has resumed in Gaza after Israel and Hamas agreed to a ceasefire without a timeline. All Palestinian factions have signed up to it, which include an easing of the blockade and opening up of the border to humanitarian aids and also the extension of fishing to six miles...
  • Sri Lanka rejects Subramanian Swamy's call for temporary fishing permits August 24, 2014

    Colombo: Sri Lanka has rejected a call to allow Indian fishermen to fish in Lankan waters on a permit system for three years, days ahead of a meeting in Delhi to find an amicable solution to the contentious fishing issue. Turning down the suggestion by senior BJP leader Subramanian Swamy...
  • Watch: Jada Pinkett Smith is perfect as the ruthless crime boss Fish Mooney in the new 'Gotham' teaser August 8, 2014

    This just keeps getting better and better! The makers of 'Gotham' have released a new teaser for the highlyanticipated show. Unlike the previous trailers that revolved around Bruce Wayne or Jim Gordon, this one focusses on the crime boss, Fish Mooney, played by Jada Pinkett Smith. Titled 'All hail the...
  • Fishes can remember things up to 12 days, study finds July 2, 2014

    Contrary to the popular belief that fish have a memory span of only 30 seconds, scientists have found that a popular aquarium species can remember the location of tasty treats up to 12 days later. Researchers at MacEwan University in Canada studied African Cichlids (Labidochromis caeruleus). These fish demonstrate many complex...
  • Free 'Namo fish', to celebrate Modi assuming office May 24, 2014

    After 'NaMo tea stalls' and mobile fish stalls of a similar moniker used for campaigning in the Lok Sabha polls, the state BJP has hit upon the idea of distributing 'NaMo fish' free of cost to the public on May 26, the day Narendra Modi assumes office as Prime Minister. "We...
  • Rufous Hummingbird, veiled chameleon, dung beetle, Japanese macaque, moon jellyfish, puffer fish in 6-in-1 Earth Day Google doodle April 22, 2014

    New Delhi: To commemorate Earth Day 2014 Google has posted a 6-in-1 animated doodle on its home page with six representatives from the animal kingdom - Rufous Hummingbird, veiled chameleon, dung beetle, Japanese macaque, moon jellyfish and puffer fish. Google has been celebrating Earth Day through its popular doodles for the...
  • Eating fish can boost good cholesterol levels March 4, 2014

    London: Increasing the intake of fish to a minimum of three to four weekly meals can boost good cholesterol levels which may provide protection against heart diseases, a new study has found. People who increased their intake of fatty fish had more large High Density Lipoprotein (HDL) particles in their blood...
  • 'Namo' mobile fish stall opens after tea outlets February 25, 2014

    After tea outlets named after its Prime Ministerial candidate Narendra Modi, BJP on Tuesday launched another novel election campaign initiative--'NaMo' mobile fish stalls-- in Chennai to reach out to the electorate ahead of Lok Sabha polls. The mobile stall with 150 kg of fresh fish varieties including the popular "Sankara" was...
  • Wouldbe burglar apparently scared by singing fish February 6, 2014

    Rochester: Big Mouth Billy Bass apparently got the best of a wouldbe burglar in Minnesota. Authorities in Rochester say the motionactivated singing fish apparently scared off an intruder who tried to break into the Hooked on Fishing bait and tackle shop. The novelty bass had been hung near the door and would...
  • Fisherman survived more than a year adrift in the Pacific Ocean by drinking turtle blood February 4, 2014

    A fisherman thought to be from El Salvador who washed ashore on the Marshall Islands said he survived more than a year adrift in the Pacific Ocean, drinking turtle blood and catching fish and birds with his bare hands. Jose Salvador Albarengo, 37, told officials he set sail on a shark...
  • Fish oil can increase brain size: Study January 23, 2014

    Washington: Eating more fish can give you a bigger brain and also protect against diseases such as Alzheimer's, a new study has claimed. People with higher levels of the omega3 fatty acids found in fish oil may have larger brain volumes in old age equivalent to preserving one to two...
  • Incredible photo of fishes frozen solid midswim on island shore off Norway January 18, 2014

    Icicles on frozen fruits, fountains frozen midair and Tshirts frozen solid fascinating pictures from the effect of the worst winter in a 100 years have hit headlines in the recent past. Canada and the US have taken the worst hit due to the polar vortex as the mercury dipped...
  • Kerala: Man on a mission to save dying pond gets fresh water fish farmer award January 6, 2014

    Thiruvananthapuram : A man in Thiruvananthapuram is on a mission to clean up the Chengottukonam pond in which has become the 'favourite' spot for many to dump waste material. Justin Raj begins each day spending an hour on the banks of the pond inspecting the water. He has to watch...
  • No luck for 'Jackpot', 'What The Fish' at box office December 16, 2013

    New Delhi: Neither veteran actress Dimple Kapadia's 'What The Fish' nor adult films starturnedactress Sunny Leonestarrer 'Jackpot' managed to pull in audiences to theatres over the last weekend. Both films failed to meet expectations, say experts. Puneet Sahay of Spice Cinemas says both the films didn't do good business. "We thought the...
  • Now Showing: Rajeev Masand reviews 'The Hobbit The Desolation of Smaug', 'Oldboy', 'What The Fish' December 14, 2013

    This week CNNIBN Entertainment Editor Rajeev Masand reviews 'The Hobbit The Desolation of Smaug', 'Oldboy' and 'What The Fish'. He also speaks to actresses Madhuri Dixit and Huma Qureshi about their upcoming film 'Dedh Ishqiya'. ...
  • 'What The Fish' review: The year's most exhausting and vacuous film December 13, 2013

    Cast: Dimple Kapadia, Manu Rishi, Anand Twari, Manjot Singh, Vishal Sharma, Deepti Pujari Director: Gurmmeet Singh The thought of spending 108 minutes in front of a washing machine watching your clothes spin around as they dry is probably not your idea of entertainment. But it sure beats being trapped in a cinema...