Centre plans economic zones along 7500-km coast

Centre plans economic zones along 7500-km coast

The government is planning to create coastal economic zones along the country's 7,500-km long coastline covering many states, ports and special economic zones having uniform policy to further boost manufacturing.

Jan 26, 2016, 20:36 PM IST
Tidal flooding alert for Indian coastline issued

Tidal flooding alert for Indian coastline issued

An alert on tidal flooding of the Indian coastline for September 25-30 has been sounded, including for low-lying areas in coastal Kerala.

Sep 24, 2015, 16:25 PM IST

Pollution closes more beaches in California

A four-mile stretch of coastline south of Los Angeles was closed Thursday as workers cleared up tar balls from beaches, in the latest such shutdown in the last few weeks, officials said.

Jun 05, 2015, 06:41 AM IST

Govt gives approval to AAI to lease land to navy, coast guard

The leasing of the requisite land at proposed airports will facilitate the coast guard/navy to establish various facilities for better surveillance of coast line, it said.

Dec 29, 2014, 20:18 PM IST

China's new 'Great Wall' not so great

China's second great wall, a vast seawall covering more than half of the country's mainland coastline, may be a foundation for economic growth but it can also result ecological disasters that can extend beyond China, says a study.

Nov 21, 2014, 12:37 PM IST

1000 amphibious marine commandos to guard Guj coastline

To protect its 1,600-km long coastline, Gujarat is all set to deploy an elite force of 1,000 'amphibious' marine commandos at strategic locations for surveillance at sea and the coast against threats like infiltration and drug trafficking, a first such initiative in the country.

Sep 29, 2014, 10:09 AM IST

Gujarat to promote seaweed cultivation

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

Oct 01, 2012, 11:21 AM IST

Fishermen ask PM to cancel n-projects in coastal areas

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

Aug 09, 2012, 18:43 PM IST

`Mars may have a coastline like Greenland`

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

Aug 29, 2011, 20:19 PM IST

New rocket weapons system to guard Indian coasts

DRDO`s Chandipur-based Proof and Experimental
Establishment (PXE) is testing the 4-km range 140mm rockets
that can accurately target the smaller boats and sink them.

Dec 01, 2010, 21:18 PM IST

Cyclone Phet hits Pakistan`s coastline, 10 killed

Heavy rains and winds lashed Pakistan, leaving thousands homeless.

Jun 07, 2010, 12:59 PM IST

Oil stains 100 miles of Louisiana coastline: Governor

Oil from the giant slick in the Gulf of Mexico has now soiled more than 160 kilometres of Louisiana coastline, the state`s governor has said, more than doubling the previous estimate.

May 27, 2010, 12:32 PM IST

Antony calls for securing coasts, island territories

Defence Minister AK Antony on Thursday said that the government attached "highest priority" to coastal defence.

May 20, 2010, 15:42 PM IST

Capacity building of people near shore, surveying of coastline

In a first-ever exercise, the
country`s 7500-km-long coastline will be surveyed to demarcate areas vulnerable to sea erosion, high tide and waves in order
to help government take measures.

Mar 25, 2010, 18:14 PM IST

‘ICG planning 42 coast guard stations across coastline’

The Indian Coast Guard (ICG)
is planning to have 42 stations across the 7,500-km-long
coastline for effective monitoring of maritime borderline, its
Director General and vice-admiral Anil Chopra, said on Wednesday.

Dec 16, 2009, 18:58 PM IST

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