Gujarat coast breeding hotspot of whale sharks, reveals study
Gujarat coast breeding hotspot of whale sharks, reveals study

Zee Media Bureau

Gandhinagar: A study conducted by the Wildlife Trust of India (WTI) claims Gujarat's coastal region is a breeding area of the whale shark, the largest extant fish species.

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.

Gujarat coast used for narcotics smuggling: Congress

The Congress Sunday accused Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi of major security lapses in his state`s coastal region leading to narcotics smuggling.

Gujarat coast `highly sensitive`; security needs revamp: Panel

Terming the Gujarat coast as "highly sensitive", a Parliamentary panel has recommended to the Union Home Ministry to fill up infrastructural and logistical gaps to tighten coastal security in the state as it is facing a hostile atmosphere.

Pak abducts Indian fishermen off Guj coast, Modi asks Central govt to intervene

Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi on Monday asked the central government to probe the alleged killing of one fisherman and abduction of 30 others by Pakistan.

Pak kills Indian fisherman; abducts 30 others off Guj coast

A Indian fisherman was killed and 30 others were allegedly kidnapped by Pakistani Maritime Security Agency, which took them away in five boats from international waters off Jakhau coast in Gujarat, a member of fishermen boat association said.

12 Pakistani fishermen apprehended off Guj coast

The Indian Coast Guard today apprehended 12 Pakistani fishermen and impounded their boat 38 nautical miles off the International Maritime Boundary Line (IMBL) near Jakhau coast, Gujarat.

Whale shark pup rescued off Gujarat coast

Experts working on whale shark conservation are studying the phenomenon which indicates the giant fish swims all the way from Australian shores to Gujarat to reproduce.

Coast Guard nets 21 Pakistani anglers off Gujarat coast

Indian Coast Guard has arrested 21 Pakistani fishermen off Jakhau coast in Gujarat for illegally intruding into Indian waters and seized three fishing trawlers, an official said on Saturday.

14 Pak fishermen held off Gujarat coast

Fourteen Pakistani fishermen were
apprehended on Monday for illegally entering Indian territory and
two boats seized near Jakhau coast in Kutch district on Monday,
Indian Coast Guard officials said.

20 Pak nationals held off Guj coast

Twenty Pakistani nationals
were Friday arrested along with their three boats off the Okha
coast, for illegally entering the Indian territory, Indian Coast Guard (ICG) officials said.

Govt approves 7 radar stations on Gujarat coast

The government has given approval for
setting up seven radar stations on Gujarat coast along with a
Coast Guard station at Pipavav in the state, Defence Minister
A K Antony told the Lok Sabha on Monday.

14 Pakistani men arrested off Gujarat coast

Fourteen Pakistani nationals
have been arrested and their boat seized for illegally
entering Indian waters from near Jhakhau off the west coast in
Kutch district, Indian Coast Guard (ICG) officials said on Tuesday.