Coast Guard

Coast Guard pilot, who suffered injuries in chopper crash, dies

Coast Guard pilot, who suffered injuries in chopper crash, dies

Captain Chaudhary had suffered internal bleeding after the rotor of the helicopter struck her head.

Mar 28, 2018, 09:42 AM IST
Fire onboard oil vessel off Gujarat coast, 26 crew members rescued by coast guard

Fire onboard oil vessel off Gujarat coast, 26 crew members rescued by coast guard

Two members have sustained burn injuries and are being treated for. The ICG are using tugs and rigs to fight out the blaze by pooling resources from Reliance, Adani, and Essar companies.

Jan 18, 2018, 00:10 AM IST

Fast patrol vessel for Coast Guard launched by GRSE

Garden Reach Shipbuilders and Engineers Ltd said that the first of five Fast Patrol Vessels (FPV) being built for the Indian Coast Guard was launched on Saturday.

Dec 30, 2017, 21:50 PM IST
Cyclone Ockhi: Navy, Coast Guard continue search and rescue ops

Cyclone Ockhi: Navy, Coast Guard continue search and rescue ops

The Indian Navy and the Coast Guard continued search for missing fishermen using ships, dornier aircraft and helicopters in the "rough sea" off Kerala and Lakshadweep in the wake of Cyclone Ockhi.

Dec 02, 2017, 14:59 PM IST
Cyclone Ockhi: 102 Kerala fishermen yet to return home

Cyclone Ockhi: 102 Kerala fishermen yet to return home

The rescue operations jointly launched by the Indian Navy, Air Force and Coast Guard after Cyclone Ockhi hit the southern districts of Kerala and Tamil Nadu, resumed on Saturday with 102 Kerala fishermen yet to return home, a top state official said.

Dec 02, 2017, 11:45 AM IST

Tamil Nadu: Coast Guard reviews operational preparedness of eastern region

Bargotra reviewed the operational preparedness with emphasis on coastal security, pollution response and infrastructure development, an official release said.

Aug 19, 2017, 17:17 PM IST
Centre clears Rs 32,000 cr 5-year boost plan for Coast Guard keeping in mind 26/11 Mumbai attack

Centre clears Rs 32,000 cr 5-year boost plan for Coast Guard keeping in mind 26/11 Mumbai attack

Narendra Modi-led government has reportedly cleared a five-year action plan for the Coast Guard, costing Rs 31,748 crore. The approval was made keeping in mind the 26/11 Mumbai terror strike in 2008.

Aug 16, 2017, 09:14 AM IST

Japan scrambles jets after China allegedly flies drone

Japan lodged a "strong protest", after accusing China of "unilaterally escalating" tensions.

May 19, 2017, 11:07 AM IST
Coast Guard alarms militants might enter via sea; high alert sounded in Mumbai

Coast Guard alarms militants might enter via sea; high alert sounded in Mumbai

The Mumbai Police on Tuesday issued a high alert in the city and its suburban areas after they received a tip-off from the Coast Guard that suspected Islamic State (ISIS) militants might try to sneak into the city via sea route.

Apr 05, 2017, 00:16 AM IST

HAL to provide 32 ALH-Dhruv choppers to Navy, Coast Guard

Hindustan Aeronautics Limited (HAL) has signed a contract with the Indian Navy and the Indian Coast Guard (ICG) to provide 32 advanced light helicopter Dhruv (ALH-Dhruv), said an official release on Thursday.

Mar 30, 2017, 22:47 PM IST
Thousands clean up spilt oil along Chennai coast

Thousands clean up spilt oil along Chennai coast

Thousands of people scooped out buckets of thick oil sludge along the Chennai coastline on Saturday that had spilled into the sea after the collision of two tankers last week.

Feb 04, 2017, 18:51 PM IST

Coast Guard launches operation for Olive Ridley turtles

The Coast Guard patrol in turtle congregation sites would remain in force till the turtles finish laying eggs on nesting beaches, the DIG said.  

Feb 03, 2017, 19:16 PM IST
DG Shipping probing Chennai oil spill incident, 2,000 personnel deployed for clean-up

DG Shipping probing Chennai oil spill incident, 2,000 personnel deployed for clean-up

The mishap had taken place when "M T BW Maple", with a flag of "Isle of Man", was leaving after emptying Liquefied Petroleum Gas and M T Dawn, Kanchipuram, loaded with petroleum oil lubricant (POL), was on its way to berth at Kamarajar Port.

Feb 03, 2017, 18:13 PM IST

Watch - Coast Guard leads oil spill clean-up operation in Chennai

Coast Guard cleaning the oil from the coast of Chennai. Watch this special segment and get to know more here.

Feb 03, 2017, 15:38 PM IST
Environmental concerns raised as Chennai's oil spill spreads despite clean-up effort

Environmental concerns raised as Chennai's oil spill spreads despite clean-up effort

As per reports, although nearly 70 tonnes of oil sludge has been removed by hundreds of volunteers, the spill has crossed the Marina Beach and travelled 32km south. It has now entered the Palavakkam beach on the East Coast Road.

Feb 03, 2017, 12:53 PM IST

Japan rescues 26 North Koreans from sinking cargo ship

The Japanese Coast Guard on Thursday rescued 26 North Koreans unhurt from a sinking cargo ship off Japan`s southern coast.

Jan 12, 2017, 14:14 PM IST

Coast Guard rescue 6 fishermen from mid-sea off Paradip coast

The Coast Guard rescued six crew members of a fishing boat that had developed technical snag at sea about 80 nautical miles south of Paradip in Odisha, officials said today.

Dec 27, 2016, 18:08 PM IST
Indian commandos preparing for 'Surgical Strike Part 2' with high-tech weapons - WATCH SPECIAL REPORT

Indian commandos preparing for 'Surgical Strike Part 2' with high-tech weapons - WATCH SPECIAL REPORT

Indian special forces and commandos, known for their courage and bravery, are gearing up for 'Surgical Strike Part 2' with high-tech weapons to decimate enemies.

Dec 26, 2016, 14:23 PM IST

India, Sri Lanka, Maldives to begin sea exercise from today

India, Sri Lanka, and the Maldives will begin a four-day Coast Guard exercise in the Maldives on Tuesday to strengthen cooperation.

Oct 25, 2016, 08:45 AM IST
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.

Oct 03, 2016, 12:32 PM IST