FISHING

  • 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...
  • Dimple on Akshay: He is mad and so am I, we get along very well December 12, 2013

    New Delhi: The 56yearold actress said she and Akshay discuss about films and also give feedback on each other's work. Bollywood actress Dimple Kapadia says that she likes her actor soninlaw Akshay Kumar in comedy roles. "I think Akshay is great, he is lovely. We share lovely relationship which I really treasure....
  • I feel truly abandoned without Kakaji: Dimple Kapadia December 4, 2013

    Mumbai: Senior actress Dimple Kapadia, who lost her estranged husband Rajesh Khanna a year ago, feels 'abandoned' without him and says it is difficult to match his immense inner strength when confronted with death. Khanna, the first superstar of Indian cinema, had given 15 consecutive solo hit films, a record...
  • Idol Chat: Entire process of working in movie nightmarish, says Dimple November 30, 2013

    Actress Dimple Kapadia said that she is satisfied with her grandchildren and do roles that interests her and do not scare her. She said the entire process of working in a movie is nightmarish. The actress will be seen in her upcoming film 'What The Fish'. ...
  • Dimple's saris for 'What The Fish' promotions go missing November 19, 2013

    Mumbai: Veteran actress Dimple Kapadia, who will launch the trailer of 'What The Fish' here Tuesday, was fully geared to promote the movie dressed in saris just as her character in the movie. But the costume department was in a fix when her saris went missing. Dimple, who has worn very...
  • What The Fish: Check out Dimple Kapadia's new look November 14, 2013

    New Delhi: Veteran actress Dimple Kapadia, who plays the lead role in 'What The Fish', was set to do a promotional song of the upcoming film with a focus on the younger cast members. But even though she couldn't reach in time for its shooting, she didn't let the work...
  • Rising food prices hit festivities October 16, 2013

    As the country celebrates Eid on Wednesday, price rise has become a dampener for millions of Indians this festive month. The prices of food commodities have pushed food inflation to a 3year high of 18 per cent in August. Onion is the main villain among vegetables, followed by cereals, egg,...
  • Fish workers' forum to stage rally at Alappuaha against 'neglect of coastal communities' August 26, 2013

    Representatives of fish workers from 10 coastal states will hold a rally and public meeting at Alappuaha on September 8 as part of their plan to conduct a nationwide agitation against "neglect of coastal communities." National Fish Workers' Forum (NFF) General Secretary T Peter said in a press release that the...
  • American Mardy Fish withdraws from US Open August 21, 2013

    New York: Former top10 player Mardy Fish pulled out of the US Open on Wednesday, the latest setback in his bid to make a comeback on tour after dealing with heart issues. The US Tennis Association said the 31yearold American cited "personal reasons" for his withdrawal. The draw for the year's...