Coast Guard ships to rescue fishing boats from Cyclone Nilofar

Taking precautionary measures ahead of Cyclone Nilofar, Indian Coast Guard (ICG) on Thursday deployed its four ships at Porbandar coast to search and rescue fishing boats sailing along the Gujarat coast and to place them at the nearest safe harbours.

Coast Guard gears up as 'Nilofar' moves towards Gujarat, about 30, 000 people to be evacuated
Coast Guard gears up as 'Nilofar' moves towards Gujarat, about 30, 000 people to be evacuated

The Indian Coast Guard (ICG) is preparing itself to deal with any eventuality arising out of very severe cyclonic strom 'Nilofar' which is expected to make a landfall near Naliya village in Kutch district on November 1.

Coast Guard captures 14 Pak fishermen off Gujarat coast

Coast Guard on Wednesday chased a Pakistani fishing boat that had intruded into Indian waters and arrested 14 fishermen on board near Mitha Port off the Gujarat coast.

Cyclone Hudhud: Coast Guard takes all precautionary measures

Coast Guard Eastern region has taken all precautionary measures to face Cyclone Hudhud, expected to reach the northern coastline around Visakhapatnam tomorrow, Commander Coast Guard Eastern region, Inspector General, Satya Prakash Sharma.

'Armed cargo ships along India's coast pose security threat'

Commercial ships with armed men on board, which navigate along India's territorial waters, pose a threat to the country's security, a senior Coast Guard official said here Thursday.

Coast Guard captures six Pak fishermen near Jamnagar coast

Six Pakistani fishermen were caught by the Coast Guard sleuths after their boat intruded into Indian waters near Jamnagar coast in Gujarat on Sunday.

80 percent of pirates are being let off: CBI

Eighty percent of maritime pirates are being let off because of lack of effective international legal mechanism to put them to trial, CBI's Special Director Anil Sinha said on Friday.

Rajnath Singh to visit Gujarat to review security situation near Indo-Pak border

Home Minister Rajnath Singh will visit Gujarat on September 10-11 to review the security situation near the Indo-Pak border.

Bio-metric ID card must for fishing off Gujarat coast: Coast Guard

In a stern warning to all Gujarat fishermen, Inspector General of Coast Guard (CG) Kuldip Singh Sheoran on Friday said that no fishermen will be allowed to venture into the sea off Gujarat coast if they fail to produce their bio-metric ID cards.

Coast Guard rescues 15 fishermen in Bay of Bengal

Indian Coast Guard personnel have rescued 15 fishermen whose boat had got entangled with a fishing net in the Bay of Bengal, about 64 nautical miles southeast of Sagar Island, officials said Tuesday.

Coast Guard airlifts 2 injured Chinese crew from vessel off Mumbai

The Coast Guard on Sunday said it had rescued two injured Chinese nationals by airlifting them from a merchant vessel off the Mumbai coast.

Coast Guard airlifts two injured Chinese sailors to Mumbai

The Indian Coast Guard Saturday evacuated two injured Chinese crew members requiring hospitalisation from a Singapore ship off the Mumbai harbour, an official said here.

Centre takes steps to strengthen coastal security

Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh on Wednesday said the central government is taking all necessary steps to strengthen coastal security.

Maruti favoured over Coast Guard in land allotment: Congress

Congress MLA Gyasuddin Shaikh on Tuesday alleged that the BJP-led Gujarat state government favoured Maruti Suzuki by allotting it land at a much cheaper rate than the Indian Coast Guard.

22 released fishermen handed over to Coast Guard at IMBL

Twenty-two fishermen released by Sri Lanka were today handed over to the Indian Coast Guard at a designated position at the International Maritime Boundary Line, the Coast Guard said.

Coast Guard arrests 12 Lankan fishermen

Twelve Sri Lankan fishermen have been arrested and their two boats seized by Indian Coast Guard for allegedly fishing in the Indian waters of Bay of Bengal.

Coast Guard rescues nine TN fishermen

A Tamil Nadu fishing trawler carrying nine fishermen, which was adrift in the rough seas following engine failure since June 6, has been safely towed to the shore by a Coast Guard Interceptor vessel in inclement weather.

30 women to pass out from Naval academy

30 women cadets will pass out from the Indian Naval Academy in Ezhimala and join the Navy and the Coast Guard.

South Korea ferry disaster: Prez Park weeps seeking apology, vows to disband coast guard

South Korean President Park Geun-hye formally apologized on Monday for a ferry disaster last month that killed about 300 passengers, and said she would break up the coast guard because it had failed in its rescue mission.

Vice Admiral to visit Mandapam Coast Guard station

Vice Admiral Anurag GThapliyal, Director General of Coast Guard, will visit Mandapam CG station on May 13 to commission the new Hovercraft ACV H-195,and review the preparedness of the Coastguard and also take stock of the prevailing security situation in the Palk Bay and Gulf of Mannar.