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HIGH ALERT! ​Multi-Agency Centre warns of two suspicious boats coming from Pakistan to India

HIGH ALERT! ​Multi-Agency Centre warns of two suspicious boats coming from Pakistan to India

Amid growing Indo-Pak tension along LoC, India's Multi-Agency Centre (MAC) has issued warning to many states including Gujarat and Maharashtra.

Thousands of migrants saved in 23 rescue operations off Libya

Thousands of migrants saved in 23 rescue operations off Libya

Officials fear the numbers trying to make the crossing to Italy will increase as weather conditions continue to improve.

Pakistan captures 18 Indian fishermen off Gujarat coast

Two of three boats were registered at Porbandar while one was registered in Okha.

Pakistan apprehends 40 Indian fishermen off Gujarat coast

Since there are no physical markings in the sea, fishermen are dependent on the GPS system installed on their boats to find out their exact location in the sea and proximity with IMBL.

Gujarat: Indian Coast Guard arrest 10 Chinese boats in Jafrabad

10 Chinese boats were arrested by Indian Coast guard in Jafrabad, Gujarat. 69 Chinese were taken into custody for interrogation.

Myanmar returns rescued migrants to Bangladesh

Thirty-seven Bangladeshi migrants rescued from a boat at sea by Myanmar authorities were handed over to Bangladesh authorities on Friday.

Indonesia believes Australia pays people smugglers to turn back boats

Indonesia insisted Friday it believed Australia paid a boatload of asylum seekers to turn back from its shores after Canberra had repeatedly refused demands for a clarification on the issue, ratcheting up tensions between the two countries.

Royal Navy rescue to take Italy migrant arrivals to 50,000

 The number of migrants landed in Italy this year after being rescued at sea is set to top 50,000 by Monday after another frantic weekend for the multinational flotilla of boats trying to prevent more drownings in the Mediterranean.

Indonesia begins search for migrant boats

Indonesia has begun search and rescue operations for stranded migrant boats carrying Bangladeshis and ethnic Rohingya from Myanmar, an official said Sunday, after it dropped a hardline policy of refusing them sanctuary.

Australia backs boat turnarounds in Asian migrant crisis

 Australia reiterated its backing Tuesday for its regional neighbours` efforts to stem a surge in boatpeople in Southeast Asia by turning back vessels -- a controversial strategy to deter people-smuggling also used by Canberra.

`More migrant boats coming` as Malaysia boosts patrols

 More vessels bearing hungry migrants are headed toward Malaysia, which has beefed up sea and air patrols off its northeastern coast to prevent them landing, a top coast guard official said Thursday, 

New metal composite may lead to unsinkable boats

 Boats of the future may not sink despite damage to their structure, thanks to a new light weight composite material developed by researchers, including one of Indian-origin.

Russia says destroying Libya migrant boats ''going too far''

Russia said on Thursday that Europe should model its planned operations to tackle migrant smuggling across the Mediterranean from Libya on anti-piracy patrols in waters off Somalia, but that it would be too extreme to destroy the boats used. 

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Israel fires at Gaza boats, kills Palestinian fisherman: Officials

The Israeli navy opened fire on boats off the coast of the Gaza Strip on Saturday, killing one Palestinian fisherman, Gaza hospital officials said.

Ensure fishermen's boats are digitally equipped, says Maha CM

 Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis today directed officials to ensure that boats of fishermen are equipped with digital devices for monitoring of movement.

TN urges PM to take up issue of release of fishermen, boats

Tamil Nadu Chief Minister O Panneerselvam Saturday said the state government has been informed that Sri Lanka has agreed to free 66 fishermen in its custody but not their boats and asked the Centre to take up the issue with the island nation.

Sri Lanka auctions Indian fishermen's boats; Ramadoss condemns

PMK leader Ramdoss Friday strongly condemned the reports that Sri Lankan Government was auctioning the boats seized from the Indian Fishermen, and said "the act of the Island government has shocked Indian fishermen."

Plying of boats on Brahmaputra temporarily suspended

Inland Water Transport (IWT) department has temporarily suspended plying of any boat, both mechanised or manual, on Brahmaputra from today due to the rising of water level of the river in Assam capital.

Delegation visits Pakistan to assess repairs for seized boats

Indian boats seized by Pakistani authorities and anchored at Karachi port need repairs to be made sea-worthy before being brought back, an official of Gujarat Fishermen Association said Tuesday.