Kailash Mansarovar Yatra: Bad weather hampering evacuation

Bad weather is hampering evacuation of pilgrims from the Nepalganj-Simikot-Hilsa route of the Kailash Mansarovar Yatra, the government said on Monday.

May 31, 2016, 00:04 AM IST
Finest Bengali dishes await Pele

Finest Bengali dishes await Pele

Aware of Pele's craving for fish some of the finest bengali dishes, including hilsa and prawn preparations, will be offered to the Brazilian legend for his dinner tonight at a five-star hotel in the city, organisers said.

Oct 11, 2015, 21:07 PM IST

Hilsa captive breeding hits roadblock as fries don't survive

The research on the captive breeding of Bengal's favourite fish hilsa in saline tank water continues to hit roadblocks as the young fries are not surviving, said an official from the state's fisheries department.

Feb 06, 2015, 19:10 PM IST

India, Bangladesh seek to save the delectable hils

Hilsa, or ilish as it is known among Bengalis, like salmon, migrates from seawater to fresh water to breed

Jun 27, 2013, 18:30 PM IST

Bengal to up vigil to stop fishing of small Hilsa

With the marine delicacy Hilsa being sold at Rs.1,000-Rs.1,500 per kg due to short supply, WB govt decided to check catching of small fish .

Aug 11, 2012, 16:17 PM IST

Is overfishing killing the hilsa in Bengal?

It is the ultimate in Bengali cuisine and Bengalis in both India and Bangladesh. But the hilsa, may soon disappear from Bengali homes due to man`s greed.

Jun 05, 2012, 13:28 PM IST