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Construction of Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj's statue in Arabian Sea to begin post monsoons

Construction of Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj's statue in Arabian Sea to begin post monsoons

The Shivaji Maharaj memorial, which has a 36-month completion period, will come up on a 15.96 hectare rocky basalt outcrop in the Arabian Sea, 1.2 km south west of Raj Bhawan. Once completed, it is touted to be the world's tallest statue, at 210 metres.

Apr 17, 2018, 12:39 PM IST
Scientist warns of more frequent cyclones in Arabian Sea

Scientist warns of more frequent cyclones in Arabian Sea

Looking at the data since 2014, experts see a rise in the number of such instances, a phenomenon which might be attributed to global warming, said former Union Earth Sciences Secretary Shailesh Nayak.
 

Jan 13, 2018, 14:03 PM IST
ONGC makes significant oil, gas discovery in Arabian Sea

ONGC makes significant oil, gas discovery in Arabian Sea

ONGC produced 25.5 million tonnes of oil in 2016-17, which will reach 28-29 million tonnes by 2019-20.

Jan 02, 2018, 10:06 AM IST
Declare Cyclone Ockhi a national calamity: Kerala CM

Declare Cyclone Ockhi a national calamity: Kerala CM

As Kerala reels under heavy downpour caused due to Cyclone Ockhi, the state government on Saturday has decided to ask the Centre to declare the cyclone as a national calamity.

Dec 03, 2017, 00:04 AM IST
ISRO to aid coastal security to thwart possible terror attacks

ISRO to aid coastal security to thwart possible terror attacks

ISRO will provide 1,000 transponders by March next year as part of the coastal security ring, being set up to thwart terrorist attacks on the lines of the 26/11 Mumbai carnage.

Nov 25, 2017, 06:14 AM IST
Indian fisherman, released by Pakistan, to reach Gujarat's Vadodara on Thursday

Indian fisherman, released by Pakistan, to reach Gujarat's Vadodara on Thursday

On October 29, Pakistan had released 68 Indian fishermen from Karachi's Landhi jail as a goodwill gesture.

Nov 02, 2017, 00:44 AM IST

Pakistan frees 68 Indian fishermen held for trespassing

Pakistan on Sunday released 68 Indian fishermen held for trespassing into its territorial waters, officials said.

Oct 29, 2017, 16:51 PM IST
Pakistan fires anti-ship missile into Arabian Sea

Pakistan fires anti-ship missile into Arabian Sea

Chief of the Naval Staff Admiral Muhammad Zakaullah witnessed the missile firing demonstration.

Sep 23, 2017, 15:24 PM IST
Two ships, one sub put on long-range deployment by Navy

Two ships, one sub put on long-range deployment by Navy

Another ship INS Kochi, which is also part of this deployment, is proceeding to the Southern Indian Ocean.

Sep 20, 2017, 22:35 PM IST

Goa government mulls banning swimming in sea after sunset

The Goa tourism department is planning to enact a law to ban swimming in the sea post sunset and after consumption of alcohol, in the wake of some recent incidents of drowning along the state's beaches.

Sep 09, 2017, 13:13 PM IST

80 Indian fishermen released by Lankan navy

The 76 Indian fishermen were apprehended on separate occasions by the Sri Lankan Navy and Coast Guard for engaging in the illegal fishing method of bottom trawling in the Sri Lankan territorial waters.

Sep 05, 2017, 13:24 PM IST

Oman police say cargo ship sinks off coast, 20 sailors saved

Police in Oman say a cargo ship loaded with construction material has sunk off the sultanate's southern coast, though all 20 sailors aboard the vessel were saved.

Sep 03, 2017, 15:30 PM IST

At least 56 dead as smugglers throw 300 African migrants into Yemen sea

At least 56 people have drowned over the past 24 hours, and dozens remain missing, after human traffickers forced 300 African migrants off two Yemen-bound boats and into the sea.

Aug 10, 2017, 22:38 PM IST
Iran Revolutionary Guards find new route to arm Yemen rebels

Iran Revolutionary Guards find new route to arm Yemen rebels

In backing the Houthis against a coalition led by its Sunni enemy Saudi Arabia, Iran is stepping up support for a Shi`ite ally in a war whose outcome could sway the balance of power in the Middle East.

Aug 01, 2017, 22:45 PM IST

23 aboard sinking barge off Karnataka coast rescued

All 23 workers still stranded on a flooded barge in the Arabian Sea off Ullal in Karnataka were rescued by the Coast Guard on Sunday.

Jun 04, 2017, 23:17 PM IST
4 rescued, 23 stuck on barge in Karnataka

4 rescued, 23 stuck on barge in Karnataka

A Coast Guard ship rescued four of the 27 workers on Barge Ibis, while 23 of them were still stranded when rescue operation was called off due to inclement weather.
 

Jun 04, 2017, 09:03 AM IST
100 Indian fishermen detained by Pakistani authorities

100 Indian fishermen detained by Pakistani authorities

Pakistan has arrested at least 100 Indian fishermen for illegally fishing in its waters, officials said on Sunday.

Mar 26, 2017, 22:39 PM IST
Pakistan apprehends around 70 Indian fishermen off Gujarat coast; third case this year

Pakistan apprehends around 70 Indian fishermen off Gujarat coast; third case this year

The Pakistan Maritime Security Agency today seized 10 to 12 boats with around seventy fishermen on board in the Arabian sea off the Gujarat coast, a fishermen's association said.

Mar 04, 2017, 20:52 PM IST
PM Narendra Modi lauds 'warrior' Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj on birth anniversary

PM Narendra Modi lauds 'warrior' Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj on birth anniversary

Prime Minister Narendra Modi paid tribute to Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj on his birth anniversary on Sunday expressing his gratitude to the Maratha warrior for having taken birth here.

Feb 19, 2017, 11:19 AM IST