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Watch: Offshore Support Vessel catches fire, Indian Coast Guard rescues crew

 It is reported that a loud explosion occurred on the vessel followed by a cloud of thick smoke from a massive fire on board.

Aug 12, 2019, 15:12 PM IST

47 ICG Assistant Commandants pass out of Coast Guard Law and Ops Course

Forty-seven Assistant Commandants of the 68th Batch of Indian Coast Guard Law and Operations Course passed out of the portals of Indian Coast Guard Training Centre (ICGTC) on Wednesday in Kochi, Kerala. An impressive Passing Out Parade (POP) was held at the ICG district headquarters No. 4, Kochi.

Aug 07, 2019, 16:24 PM IST

India hands over two Fast Interceptor boats to Mozambique

Rajnath Singh is in Mozambique on an official visit, the first to that country by an Indian Defence Minister.

Jul 29, 2019, 22:47 PM IST

ICG and Bangladesh Coast Guard bring back 516 Indian fishermen stranded due to rough seas

The Indian Coast Guard in a coordinated operation with the Bangladesh Coast Guard brought back as many as 516 Indian fishermen along with 32 Indian Fishing Boats from Bangladesh who were stranded due to bad weather and rough seas in the Bay of Bengal. 

Jul 16, 2019, 21:20 PM IST

13 Navy, 3 Coast Guard officers graduate as Observers at Passing Out Parade at INS Garuda

Rear Admiral Puneet Kumar Bahl, VSM, Chief Staff Officer (Training) of Southern Naval Command reviewed the impressive Passing Out Parade at the naval air station and awarded the coveted ‘golden wings’ to the passing out officers.

Jul 10, 2019, 17:07 PM IST

Watch: Indian Coast Guard rescues man from drowning on Goa beach

The Indian Coast Guard rescued a man from drowning near Goa's Cabo de Rama beach on Thursday. The 20-year-old man was swept away by strong waves, caused due to Cyclone Vayu's heavy impact in the area.

Jun 13, 2019, 23:46 PM IST

Cyclone Vayu: India allows Chinese vessels to take shelter at Maharashtra's Ratnagiri port

Indian Coast Guard Inspector General KR Suresh told ANI that the Chinese vessels have been allowed to stay at Ratnagiri port under security cordon on humanitarian grounds.

Jun 11, 2019, 18:58 PM IST

Coast Guard may affiliate with BSF and CRPF in future: Official

In the first affiliation among paramilitary forces, the Assam Rifles and the Indian Coast Guard had on May 22 signed the 'Charter of Affiliation' to utilise each other's assets for operational training, sports, and adventure.

Jun 11, 2019, 17:45 PM IST

After reports of possible ISIS activity, Coast Guard deploys ships around Lakshadweep

Intelligence reports have suggested that boats carrying 15 ISIS terrorists from Sri Lanka may try to enter Indian waters.

May 26, 2019, 12:05 PM IST

It was false controversy over INS Virat. Here are real questions we should be asking

There should be controversy over the capabilities of the Indian Navy and Coast Guard instead.

May 20, 2019, 16:46 PM IST

Cyclone Fani: Indian Coast Guard ship Shaunak heads to Odisha coast for relief, rescue operations

The Indian Coast Guard tweeted a video of the ship proceeding to carry out the operations with relief material onboard. 

May 03, 2019, 17:07 PM IST

Cyclone Fani: Coast Guard deploys 4 ships, 34 disaster relief teams

The Indian Coast Guard has positioned 34 disaster relief teams at different spots in view of Cyclone Fani.

May 03, 2019, 10:05 AM IST

Cyclone Fani: Emergency contact numbers of hospitals in Bhubaneswar

Leaves of doctors and medical officials in the state have been cancelled while hospitals across the state are on the ready.

May 02, 2019, 15:18 PM IST

Cyclone Fani just over 500 kms from Puri, orange alert issued in coastal districts of Odisha, Bengal, Andhra

While Odisha is likely to bear the maximum brunt of Cyclone Fani, coastal districts of West Bengal and Andhra Pradesh too are on high alert.

May 02, 2019, 06:46 AM IST

Cyclone Fani: Indian Coast Guard works overtime to ensure safety at sea

To ensure that widespread precautionary measures are in place in areas likely to be affected by the cyclonic storm, the Indian Coast Guard is closely liasioning with state administration as well as the India Meteorological Department (IMD).

May 02, 2019, 06:24 AM IST

Indian Coast Guard on high alert at maritime boundary with Sri Lanka: Report

 Ships and maritime surveillance aircraft Dornier have reportedly been deployed with the primary objective of ensuring that the suicide bombers responsible for the explosions are unable to escape from Sri Lanka.

Apr 22, 2019, 15:16 PM IST

Indian Navy, Coast Guard on high alert amid simmering tension with Pakistan

The Indian Navy and the Indian Coast Guard are on high alert along the coastline of Maharashtra and Gujarat amid the escalation of tension between India and Pakistan, sources told Zee media.

Feb 28, 2019, 12:10 PM IST

Maldives: Indian Coast Guard successfully evacuates critically ill infant

Last month, Maldives` Defence Minister Mariyam Ahmed Didi had undertaken a three-day visit to India, during which she spoke about increasing ties.

Feb 04, 2019, 11:51 AM IST

Indian Navy begins 'Ex Sea Vigil', the largest coastal defence exercise

Codenamed "Sea Vigil 2019", it is the first exercise on such a large scale. 

Jan 22, 2019, 18:26 PM IST

Coast Guard tightens surveillance for Gangasagar Mela, deploys its assets for search and rescue ops

The Coast Guard has deployed its assets for Search and Rescue Operations (SAR) in case of any eventuality.

Jan 14, 2019, 20:07 PM IST