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Cyclone Ockhi: Indian Coast Guard steps up rescue and relief operations

Cyclone Ockhi: Indian Coast Guard steps up rescue and relief operations

Rescue and relief operations have been undertaken by Indian Coast Guard and Indian Navy after the cyclone hit southern districts of Kerala and Tamil Nadu.

Dec 04, 2017, 16:47 PM IST
Indian Coast Guard's brave attempt to rescue a fisherman | Watch video

Indian Coast Guard's brave attempt to rescue a fisherman | Watch video

A video of members of the Indian Coast Guard saving a fisherman during the Cyclone Ockhi has emerged on the social media.

Dec 03, 2017, 10:42 AM IST
Cyclone Ockhi: Lakshadweep MP alleges Navy, Coast Guard failed to respond promptly

Cyclone Ockhi: Lakshadweep MP alleges Navy, Coast Guard failed to respond promptly

Minicoy and Kalpeni islands were the worst hit by the cyclone and several houses there were severely damaged, Faizal said, adding no casualties have been reported so far.

Dec 02, 2017, 23:28 PM IST
Indian Coast Guard hovercraft vessel crashes into country boat, fisherman injured

Indian Coast Guard hovercraft vessel crashes into country boat, fisherman injured

An Indian Coast Guard hovercraft vessel crashed into a country boat on Sunday injuring a fisherman.

Nov 26, 2017, 13:46 PM IST
FIR against Indian Coast Guard for firing at Indian fishermen

FIR against Indian Coast Guard for firing at Indian fishermen

A fisherman from Rameswaram has accused the Indian Coast Guard (ICG) personnel firing at him and his associates while they were fishing on the high seas on Monday.

Nov 14, 2017, 17:00 PM IST
India hands over patrol vessel 'Varuna' to Sri Lanka

India hands over patrol vessel 'Varuna' to Sri Lanka

The patrol vessel was handed over to Rear Admiral Samantha Wimalathunge, the Director General of the Sri Lanka Coast Guard by Rajendra Singh, Director General of the Indian Coast Guard, at a ceremony here on Tuesday.

Sep 05, 2017, 17:45 PM IST

Indian Coast Guard saves 40 fishermen, 8 fishing boats from Gujarat coast

So far eight fishing boats and around 40 fishermen have been rescued and brought to safety with search and rescue mission by the Indian Coast Guard, after they were caught amid turbulent seas off the Gujarat coast on Wednesday.

Aug 31, 2017, 07:39 AM IST

Indian Coast Guard saves 40 fishermen from Gujarat coast

So far eight fishing boats and around 40 fishermen have been rescued and brought to safety with search and rescue mission by the Indian Coast Guard, after they were caught amid turbulent seas off the Gujarat coast on Wednesday.

Aug 31, 2017, 07:37 AM IST
India may have a new coastal security force

India may have a new coastal security force

India has a vast coastline of 7,516 km touching 13 states and Union Territories (UTs). It also has around 1,197 islands.

Aug 03, 2017, 21:12 PM IST

Indian Coast Guard seizes 1500 kg drugs worth Rs 3,500 crore in Porbandar, Gujarat

Indian Coast Guard has seized 1500 kg of heroin worth Rs 3500 crore off the Gujarat coast.

Jul 30, 2017, 17:57 PM IST

ICG seizes 1,500 kgs heroin worth Rs 3,500 crore off Gujarat coast

Indian Coast Guard has seized 1,500 kgs of heroin from a merchant vessel off the Gujarat coast.

Jul 30, 2017, 15:09 PM IST
Mobile app for search at sea launched

Mobile app for search at sea launched

However, in such exigencies, quick action is vital and hence this mobile app has been developed to make this system conveniently available to all, the INCOIS said in a statement here.
 

Jul 10, 2017, 20:57 PM IST
4 rescued, 23 stuck on barge in Karnataka

4 rescued, 23 stuck on barge in Karnataka

A Coast Guard ship rescued four of the 27 workers on Barge Ibis, while 23 of them were still stranded when rescue operation was called off due to inclement weather.
 

Jun 04, 2017, 09:03 AM IST
Kulbhushan Jadhav case fallout: Talks between Indian Coast Guard, Pakistan Maritime Agency cancelled

Kulbhushan Jadhav case fallout: Talks between Indian Coast Guard, Pakistan Maritime Agency cancelled

With Pakistan repeatedly rejecting India's attempt for consular access to alleged spy Kulbhushan Jadhav, annual talks between Indian Coast Guard and Pakistan Maritime Agency has been cancelled due to current state of development between the two countries, reports said on Saturday.

Apr 15, 2017, 12:05 PM IST
Indian Coast Guard apprehends Sri Lankan boat, 7 crew members for illegal fishing

Indian Coast Guard apprehends Sri Lankan boat, 7 crew members for illegal fishing

The Indian Coast Guard (ICG) has apprehended a Sri Lankan boat and seven of its crew members for alleged illegal fishing in Indian waters.

Apr 05, 2017, 19:57 PM IST

18 Tamil Nadu fishermen released

 Eighteeen of 38 fishermen from Tamil Nadu, arrested by the Sri Lankan Navy between March 21 and 26, were released by the island nation today and will be handed over to India this afternoon, officials said.

Apr 04, 2017, 10:49 AM IST

10 Lankan fishermen held for fishing in Indian waters

Ten Sri Lankan fishermen have been arrested by the Indian Coast Guard for allegedly fishing in Indian territorial waters, a fisheries official said today.

Mar 08, 2017, 16:55 PM IST

Indian Coast Guard, UAE counter parts to take part in joint exercise

The Indian Coast Guard (ICG) and their UAE counter parts will take part in a joint exercise and sharing of operational expertise from today.

Feb 06, 2017, 09:00 AM IST

Cyclone Vardah damages vessels, other equipment at Chennai ports

Cyclone Vardah that crossed Chennai coast on December 12 has damaged some vessels at L&T Shipyard and Kamarajar Port Ltd, said officials.

Dec 15, 2016, 17:58 PM IST

India, Sri Lanka, Maldives to begin sea exercise from today

India, Sri Lanka, and the Maldives will begin a four-day Coast Guard exercise in the Maldives on Tuesday to strengthen cooperation.

Oct 25, 2016, 08:45 AM IST