Italian coast guard: 2,900 saved in several sea rescues

Italian coast guard ships and vessels from a multi-nation naval mission and humanitarian organizations rescued at least 2,900 migrants today from 21 boats launched by smugglers from Libyan shores, authorities said.

Pakistani boat with drugs, satellite phones intercepted off Porbandar coast

In a joint operation, the Indian Navy and the Coastguard intercepted a Pakistani vessel with eight suspected smugglers off the coast of Porbandar on Monday.

Rawat seeks 100 satellite phones for U`khand

The Uttarakhand government has sought 100 satellite phones from the Centre in view of state`s vulnerability to earthquakes.

Bihar Police seek 20 satellite phones for polls

Bihar Police have sought 20 satellite phones from the union home ministry for use in Maoist-affected Lok Sabha constituencies to ensure peaceful polling, a police official said Sunday.

`Poll booths in Naxal-hit Gadchiroli to have satellite phones`

Maharashtra Government will equip about 166 booths in the Naxal-affected Gadchiroli district with satellite phones for smooth polling, as they lack landline or mobile phone connectivity, State Chief Secretary JS Saharia said here on Friday.

West Bengal Police arrest 3 Europeans for possession of 22 satellite phones

West Bengal Police have arrested three European nationals for possessing 22 satellite phones and not declaring them before the authorities. According to police, the arrested persons are Larf Wadchi from Germany, Beneot Mari from Belgium and Dean Matson from England. Police had detained a 84-member international team in Jalpaiguri District after being alerted by an army team when radar detected the use of satellite phones on February 8.

Satellite phones to help Bihar fight Maoists, floods

Satellite phones will be installed at 85 places in Maoist and flood-affected districts of Bihar for better communications in times of emergency, officials Monday said.

Satellite phones to help Bihar fight Maoists, floods

Satellite phones will be installed at 85 places in Maoist and flood-affected districts of Bihar for better communications in times of emergency.

Libyan government bans unlicensed satellite phones

Libya`s civil war has been deadlocked for months despite NATO`s airstrikes to protect civilians.

Direct satellite phones, TV for BSF jawans

Installation of direct satellite
phone terminals and televisions at Forward Defence Locations
across the country are among the steps taken by the BSF to
boost morale of its jawans and improve operational efficiency.

11 satellite phones seized in Karnataka

Eleven satellite phones have been
seized and cases booked against two officials of a British firm which conducts expedition camps, police said on Sunday.

Chhattisgarh CM`s chopper to have satellite phone

Days after Andhra Pradesh CM Y S Rajasekhara Reddy died in a chopper crash, authorities in Chhattisgarh have decided to take extra precautions like setting up a high-frequency satellite phone in CM Raman Singh`s helicopter.