Coast Guard ship recovers ISRO's crew module from sea

Few hours after ISRO successfully launched GSLV Mk III rocket from Sriharikota, which separated an unmanned crew module at an altitude of around 126 km, an Indian Coast Guard ship recovered the three-tonne weighing module, which had safely descended in the Bay of Bengal off Andaman and Nicobar Islands.

Indian Coast Guard ​apprehends Bangladeshi trawlers with 55 people

Two Bangladeshi trawlers with 55 men onboard have been apprehended by the Coast Guard, 63 nautical miles off Sagar Island for illegally entering Indian waters, a police official said on Monday.

Three TN fishermen repatriated by coast guard from Sri Lanka

Three fishermen from Tamil Nadu, whose boat drifted to Sri Lanka last month, were on Sunday repatriated by the Indian Coast Guard (ICG).

23 tonnes of red sanders seized off Mumbai, 20 persons nabbed

The Directorate of Revenue Intelligence and the Indian Coast Guard intercepted two boats off the Mumbai coast and seized 23 tonnes of red sanders, nabbing 20 persons.

Australia welcomes arrival of AOPV Sankalp

Australia has welcomed the arrival of the largest Indian-designed Advanced Offshore Patrol Vessel (AOPV) Sankalp to the country and said the visit of the ship demonstrates the "deepening and expanding maritime security relationship" between the two nations.

Coast Guard aims to have fleet of 150 ships, 100 aircraft by 2020

In view of the coastal security lapse during 26/11 attack, the Indian Coast Guard has begun augmenting its off-shore strength and the force aims to have 150 ships and 100 twin-engine aircraft by 2020 in its fleet.

Intense patrolling filling coastal radar surveillance gaps: Coast Guard

Indian Coast Guard on Wednesday said that intensified and dynamic patrolling is plugging the gaps left due to the absence of radars in some coastal areas, as defence agencies have learnt important lessons after the 26/11 terror attacks in Mumbai.

Armed forces conduct coastal exercise ahead of 26/11 anniversary

Over 30 ships, submarines and aircraft of the Indian Navy, Indian Air Force, Coast Guard and state agencies have been deployed for an exercise off the western coast, ahead of the sixth anniversary of the Mumbai terror attack.

10 Indian fishermen caught bartering with Pakistan anglers

Ten fishermen on two boats were caught while allegedly exchanging food articles with Pakistani fishermen off Okha coast near International Maritime Boundary with the neighbouring country by the Indian Coast Guard.

Three high-tech interceptor boats commissioned

Three 'state-of-the-art' interceptor boats were on Saturday inducted into the Indian Coast Guard (ICG) here, adding firepower to marine security and shoring up search and rescue operation capacity in the sea.

Gujarat braces for Cyclone Nilofar; Rajasthan put on alert

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 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.

Lankan navy hands over Indian fishermen to Coast Guard

Sri Lankan navy on Thursday handed over 94 Tamil Nadu fishermen taken into custody by them to the Indian Coast Guard at the International Maritime Boundary Line, police said.

Coast Guard apprehend 14 Pakistani nationals near Jamnagar coast

Fourteen Pakistani nationals were caught by the Coast Guard offivcers after their boat intruded into Indian waters near Jamnagar coast in Gujarat on Thursday.

11th Hovercraft for Indian Coast Guard inducted into service

Stepping up efforts to enhance surveillance, search and rescue operations, the 11th hovercraft for the Indian Coast Guard was formally inducted into service here on Saturday.

Coast Guard rescues stranded crew

Indian Coast Guard has rescued five crew members of a cargo ship who were stranded in mid sea since April 5 due to an engine snag.

13 Pakistani fishermen held for trespassing

Thirteen Pakistani fishermen have been arrested for allegedly entering Indian waters illegally, Indian Coast Guard (ICG) officials said here on Saturday.

Indian Coast Guard arrests 25 Sri Lankan fishermen

Indian Coast Guard has arrested 25 Sri Lankan fishermen on charges of trespassing and illegal fishing in Indian waters, official sources said on Monday.

17 Pakistani fishermen arrested off Gujarat`s Jakhau coast

17 Pakistani fishermen were arrested and 2 boats seized off Jakhau coast for illegally crossing International Maritime Boundary Line (IMBL) entering Indian waters, officer of Indian Coast Guard said.

Indian Coast Guard launches coastal security awareness drive

The Indian Coast Guard launched a coastal security awareness and medical campaign to commemorate its raising day.