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  • Peshawar’s fish market to be shifted out of city

    PESHAWAR: The district government Peshawar has decided to shift fish market from Ghanta Ghar to an alternative place near Haji Camp Bus Stand to restore the historical site and facilitate the vendors as well...

    According to a statement, the participants agreed that the fish market should be shifted to an open area where the vendors could continue their business without creating problems for the citizens, motorists and visitors to the...

  • Call for steps to halt steep decline in fish resources

    Karachi: A significant part of fish export earning now comprises fish meal, which is an alarming indicator of steep decline in the production of commercially important fish resources, said an expert at an event held in the arts auditorium of Karachi University on Monday...

    Presenting data on the decline in fish catch, Mohammad Moazzam Khan, former director general of the marine fisheries department and now working with World Wide...

  • President urges NAB to net big fish

    ISLAMABAD: Expressing dissatisfaction over Pakistan’s ranking in the Corruption Perception Index (CPI), President Mamnoon Hussain urged the National Accountability Bureau (NAB) on Wednesday to net the big fish involved in corruption...

    “Keep working to ensure effective accountability and encourage civil administration to apprehend big fish against whom ample evidence exists,” he said...

  • Dead whale shark hauled in to Karachi Fish Harbour

    A whale shark was brought to the Karachi Fish Harbour early Thursday to be auctioned off to bidders, but harbour authorities said they will be arresting the fishermen who hauled it in because the fish is a rarity in Pakistani waters and not supposed to be hunted...

    Back in 2010, another whale shark had been dragged to Hawksbay shore by fishermen whose nets the enormous fish had found itself entangled in...

  • Dead fish spark fears of Rawal Lake ‘contamination’

    ISLAMABAD: Water supply from the Rawal Dam was suspended on Saturday after a large number of dead fish were spotted in the lake, sparking fears that the waters had been poisoned or contaminated...

    Rawalpindi Deputy Commissioner Talat Mehmood Gondal said the dead fish were first discovered a few days ago, after recent rains raised the water level in the Rawal Lake...

  • Fish farming needs a shot in the arm

    Inland fish farming that progressed well between FY07 and FY12 has since been on the decline owing to the lack of needed investment...

    In FY07, the then federal government in collaboration with provincial governments had provided an incentive package for fish farmers...

  • Big fish pocket 77pc of banking profits

    KARACHI: Concentration of earnings in the banking sector grew in 2016 as the share of large banks in overall profitability increased to 77 per cent against 72pc a year ago...

    The development comes in a year when pre-tax profitability of the banking sector declined 4
  • Fish exports up by 21pc

    KARACHI: Pakistan’s fish and fish preparation exports went up by 20 per cent in quantity and 21...

    Pakistan’s fish and seafood products are already banned in the European Union and Saudi Arabia...

  • EPICURIOUS: FISH FOR THOUGHT

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    uk) is an online fishmonger situated in Cornwall, and has been supplying us with seafood of all kinds, ranging from crabs and lobsters to smoked fish and prawns, for some time now...

  • Punjab setting up 'biggest fish seed hatchery of Asia'

    LAHORE: The government of Punjab is setting up a number of fisheries and fish farms that will turn the southern region of Punjab into "a hub of fisheries"...

    Work is underway on construction of the "biggest fish seed hatchery in Asia" in Rajanpur, in southwestern Punjab, according to a tweet from the official account of the Punjab government...

  • Sneezing monkey, 'walking' fish found in Himalayas: WWF

    NEW DELHI: A monkey that sneezes when it rains and a "walking" fish are among more than 200 species discovered in the fragile eastern Himalayas in recent years, according to conservation group World Wildlife Foundation (WWF)...

    The species include what the WWF described as a blue-coloured "walking snakehead fish", which can breathe air, survive on land for four days and slither up to 400 metres on wet ground...

  • Fish exporters worry as slump in global prices bites

    KARACHI: Fish exporters are feeling the pinch of a downtrend in global prices, with some of them saying foreign buyers are not ready to purchase Pakistani seafood products even at lower rates...

    Exports volume of fish and its products remained almost the same at last year’s level of 15,000 tonnes in July-August 2015, but their value plunged to $32...

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