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Modi neglecting coastal security of Gujarat: Congress

Last Updated: Friday, May 09, 2014, 00:48

Gujarat Congress on Thursday accused Chief Minister Narendra Modi of neglecting the security of 1,600 km-long coastline of the state.

Gujarat to promote seaweed cultivation

Last Updated: Monday, October 01, 2012, 11:21

The state-run GLPC has joined hands with CSMCRI to encourage seaweed cultivation along the state coast.

Coastline erosion due to rising sea levels greater than thought

Last Updated: Wednesday, September 05, 2012, 15:39

The effects of coastline erosion as a result of rising sea-level rise in the vicinity of inlets, such as river estuaries, have until now been dramatically underestimated, researchers have found using a new model.

Coastal Surveillance Network from next year

Last Updated: Wednesday, August 22, 2012, 14:37

The Coastal Surveillance Network comprises radars and electronic sensors to detect movement of suspicious vessels along the country`s coastline.

Fishermen ask PM to cancel n-projects in coastal areas

Last Updated: Thursday, August 09, 2012, 18:43

National Fishworker`s Forum wrote to PM, asking for immediate cancellation of proposed nuclear power plants on the coastline.

`Centre to modernise all ports in India`

Last Updated: Saturday, March 10, 2012, 00:05

The Centre has proposed to modernise all the ports in the country to increase the overall capacity of Indian ports to 3,230 million tonnes by 2019-20.

Ensure safety and security in the seas: PM

Last Updated: Saturday, October 01, 2011, 12:16

Prime Minister Manmohan Singh on Saturday stressed the need to ensure adequate control over maritime activity for security reasons.

`Mars may have a coastline like Greenland`

Last Updated: Monday, August 29, 2011, 20:19

Early in its history, Mars may have a cold glacier-rimmed ocean covering its northern lowlands.

Oil spill threatens Mumbai coastline

Last Updated: Monday, August 08, 2011, 12:34

The ship MT Rak Carrier was laden with 60,000 tonnes of coal and 340 tonnes of fuel and diesel when it sank.

Pirates target two tankers near Kerala coastline

Last Updated: Sunday, June 19, 2011, 17:24

Two incidents of piracy were reported in about half-an-hour only a couple of kilometres from the Indian coastline on Saturday.

Climate change pushing back Arctic coastline

Last Updated: Monday, April 18, 2011, 12:32

This implies substantial changes for Arctic ecosystems and population near the coast.

Govt to set up more lighthouses to tighten coastline security

Last Updated: Wednesday, December 08, 2010, 22:33

Learning from the Mumbai terrorist attacks two years back, the government on Wednesday said it aims to set up a lighthouse at an interval of 30 nautical miles all along Indian coastlines by 2017.