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  • 45 illegal money changers arrested from Peshawar's Chowk Yadgar market: SP City, FIA

    PESHAWAR: Forty five people were arrested in a joint operation on Thursday in Peshwar's Chowk Yadgar currency market which is believed to be a hub of illegal money changers...

    Faiz Market and Warid market inside Chowk Yadgar's Sarafa bazaar were also sealed in the joint raid conducted by the Federal Investigation Agency (FIA), Counter-terrorism Department (CTD) and police, FIA Assistant Director Qazi Abdul Hameed 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...

    The fishermen involved in the incident took the whale to Ibrahim Hyderi, a settlement off the coast of Karachi...

  • Crisis at Karachi fish harbour deepens

    KARACHI: Sanitary conditions at the Karachi fish harbour deteriorated further on Saturday amid continued suspension of power to the facility on the second consecutive day on account of non-payment of bills by the Karachi Fish Harbour Authority (KFHA)...

    Speaking to Dawn, workers at the harbour said they faced great difficulty in carrying out routine tasks especially in early morning hours — the time for the first fish auction — during...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • 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...

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