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Sunday, April 05, 2020



From deep dark Meghalaya cave, explorers bring to light 'world’s largest' subterranean fish

February 14, 2020 4:07 am

Morphological and genetic studies are underway to determine what could possibly be the world’s largest subterranean fish — an almost-blind species that seems similar to the Golden Mahseer

The freshwater giants are dying

January 23, 2020 8:37 pm

There are about 200 species of so-called freshwater megafauna, but compared with their terrestrial and marine counterparts, they are poorly studied by scientists and little known to the public. And they are quietly disappearing.

Don't like milk? Count on these foods for bone health

January 23, 2020 12:39 pm

Bone health is a prerequisite for overall well-being. Know how to strengthen them by including these in your diet.

Fish consumption linked to better sleep and higher IQ

October 02, 2019 4:30 pm

Fish contain omega-3 fatty acids which have numerous health benefits. Among other things, these help in the relaxation of muscles, in digestion and in the clotting of blood. 

Bon Appétit! Head Start

September 15, 2019 6:01 am

Why the fish head gets pride of place in Bengali kitchens.

Can fish consumption help ward off depression?

September 15, 2019 9:16 am

Among other things, several dietary measures can be taken to ward off/fight this disease -- fish consumption being one of them.

Bon Appetit! Drops from Heaven

July 21, 2019 6:20 am

The one-upmanship between the two communities manifested in the two favourite preoccupations of Bengalis: food and football.

Goa traders say import of fish resuming December 6, govt stays mum

December 05, 2018 2:02 pm

The import of fish was initially banned for 15 days by Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar in July-August this year, which was lifted subsequently.

Goa: Deputy Speaker Michael Lobo opposes ban on fish import

November 13, 2018 4:10 pm

He said the Food and Drugs Administration (FDA) can set up mobile laboratories to conduct random checks on fish stocks and those found guilty should be punished.

Fish has great health benefits for kids' eyes and brain

November 19, 2018 7:46 pm

Fish should be introduced after the age of one year. Fish is an important part of your diet; it is super-packed with nutrients which are essentially required for healthy growth and development of body.