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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.

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.  

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

Rajnath, Parrikar to commission coast guard vessel ICGS Saarthi today

Rajnath, Parrikar to commission coast guard vessel ICGS Saarthi today

Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar, along with Home Minister Rajnath Singh, will add more firepower to the Coast Guard when they commission the 105metre vessel ICGS Sarathi into the force on Friday.

Defence Minister Parrikar leaves for Chennai to monitor ops of missing IAF AN 32

Defence Minister Parrikar leaves for Chennai to monitor ops of missing IAF AN 32

Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar is visiting Tambaram air base near Chennai on Saturday to monitor the search and operations for the missing Indian Air Force (IAF) aircraft AN-32.

Coast Guards of India, Korea hold joint exercises

Coast Guards of India, Korea hold joint exercises

Many officials witnessed the exercise, titled 'SAHYOG-HYEOBLYEOG-2016,' held off Chennai.

China using 'coercive tactics' in maritime claims: Pentagon

Last year for instance, China deployed coast guard and PLA Navy ships in the South China Sea to maintain a "near-continuous" presence there.

84 migrants still missing after boat sinks off Libya: IOM

Twenty-six people were rescued from the boat which sank on Friday, and were questioned overnight.

One Sri Lankan nabbed, hunt on for other in TN

The 'Q' branch police today arrested one of the two persons who came from Sri Lanka in a registered boat and jumped off their vessel and escaped after they saw the Coast Guard officials off Dhanushkodi near here.

Rajendra Singh first non-navy officer to head Coast Guard

Rajendra Singh, an officer from the Coast Guard cadre, has been named to head the force, the first time an officer who is not from the Indian Navy has been elevated to the position.

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Coast Guard to induct 38 more aircraft by 2020

 To boost its surveillance and search and rescue capabilities, the Indian Coast Guard has proposed to induct 38 more aircraft and helicopters into its fleet by 2020.

Murud beach tragedy: Body of one more student recovered

The body of a student, who drowned along with 13 of his colleagues out on a picnic, was today recovered from the Arabian Sea off Murud beach in Raigad district.