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.

13 college students from Pune, in Raigad for picnic, drown at Murud beach​
13 college students from Pune, in Raigad for picnic, drown at Murud beach​

The rescue operation is being carried out by the Coast Guard, police and locals.

Coast Guard has lived up to its motto: President

President Pranab Mukherjee on Sunday extended his greetings to all ranks of the Indian Coast Guard on the force's 39th anniversary, commending them for living up to its motto "We Protect".

China's patrol ships enter Japan's territorial waters, spotted by coast guard officials

Two Chinese patrol ships entered Japan's territorial waters off the Senkaku Islands in the East China Sea, the media reported.

'Pak terror boat': Coast Guard DIG BK Loshali dismissed, found guilty of all charges
'Pak terror boat': Coast Guard DIG BK Loshali dismissed, found guilty of all charges

Coast Guard DIG BK Loshali was dismissed from services after the Board of Inquiry found him guilty of all the charges on Saturday

Coast Guard repatriates 34 Lankan fishermen

As part of the repatriation process, Indian Coast Guard Ship Rajkamal brought the Lankan fishermen to Karaikal port today and handed them over to Sri Lankan authorities at the IMBL.

Largest Coast Guard offshore patrol vessel commissioned

Backing the Coast Guard's efforts at modernisation, Manohar Parrikar referred to the force earlier this year intercepting a vessel off the Gujarat coast.

Coast Guard's fresh advisory on fishermen straying into Pak waters

Indian Coast Guard has issued a fresh advisory to the Gujarat government asking it to warn them not to stray into the "no-fishing" zone.

Coast Guard ending search for sunken cargo ship's crew

The Coast Guard plans to end its search at sunset for 33 missing crew members from a US cargo ship that sank last week during Hurricane Joaquin, officials announced Wednesday afternoon.

Hijack suspected as Malaysian cargo ship goes missing

Malaysian authorities were Thursday searching for a cargo ship that has been missing for a week and is feared hijacked in the piracy-prone South China Sea, a coast guard official said.

Kochi boat tragedy toll rises to 10

The toll in the Wednesday's boat tragedy here has risen to ten with the recovery of two more bodies from the backwaters while the state witnessed another mishap on Friday when two houseboats caught fire in Alapuzha district.

At least 30 die as boat with 200 migrants sinks off Libya: Coast guard

At least 30 people died Thursday when a boat carrying around 200 migrants bound for Europe sank in the Mediterranean off the coast of Libya, the country`s coast guard said.

Fort Kochi boat tragedy toll touches eight

With the recovery of two more bodies today, the death toll in Fort Kochi's boat tragedy rose to eight, police said.

New commander for Mangaluru Coast Guard

 Deputy inspector general KR Suresh has taken over charge as the new commander of number 3 Coast Guard District (Karnataka) at Panambur here, a release from the Coast Guard headquarters said on Friday.

'Human remains recovered from Dornier that of 3 crew members'

The Coast Guard on Saturday said that the human remains recovered from the Dornier aircraft salvaged last month were that of the three crew members.

Italy coast guard rescues 1,800 sea migrants, five found dead

Italy`s coast guard said about 1,800 migrants were rescued from seven overcrowded vessels on Saturday, while five corpses were found on a large rubber boat carrying 212 others.

Kovalam beach: Body of youth recovered, search on for 4 others

The body of a youth, who went missing along with four others in the sea at nearby Kovalam last night, was recovered early today even as the combined search by the Coast Guard and police is on to trace the others.

Fishers stranded in deep sea for four days rescued by Coast Guard

Cost Guard on Thursday rescued three Kerala fishermen, drifting in deep sea for the past four days without food and water after their country craft overturned accidentally off the state coast.

Dornier may have disintegrated after falling into sea: Coast Guard IG

The Coast Guard Dornier aircraft which went missing last month may have disintegrated after it fell into the sea, a top official said on Monday.