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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

Tamil Nadu govt cracks whip against fishermen using banned nets

The Fisheries Department had been acting time and again and had slapped a fine of Rs 26 lakh in the last few months on fishermen who had used banned nets.

Jan 10, 2019, 13:48 PM IST

Coast Guard to add 50 vessels to its fleet in four years

Indian Coast Guard will have 200 platforms (boats and ships) by 2022.

Jan 09, 2019, 18:17 PM IST

Boat capsizes near Shivaji Smarak, one person missing

Indian Coast Guard choppers rescued all barring one passenger who could not be located.

Oct 24, 2018, 17:30 PM IST

Cyclone Titli: Train routes and schedules changed in Odisha and Andhra

Odisha and Andra Pradesh are on high alert as high-speed winds and heavy rainfall are expected to lash coastal areas of the two states.

Oct 10, 2018, 16:47 PM IST

WATCH: Brave Indian Coast Guards rescue 10-day-old baby in flood-hit Kerala

In the midst of gloom and despair in flood-hit Kerala, the security forces and relief teams are trying their best to rescue those stranded.

Aug 18, 2018, 23:50 PM IST

Indian Coast Guard ship Aruna Asaf Ali saves passenger vessel MV Sawaraj, rescues 343 persons on-board

Indian Coast Guard (ICG) ship Aruna Asaf Ali rescued over 343 personnel stuck on-board flooded passenger vessel MV Swaraj on Thursday.

Aug 02, 2018, 12:31 PM IST

Indian Coast Guard helicopter crashes in Raigad in Maharashtra

An Indian Navy Seaking helicopter with a medical team on-board has taken off to provide cover to Indian Coast Guard helicopter.

Mar 10, 2018, 15:39 PM IST

Fire onboard oil vessel off Gujarat coast, 26 crew members rescued by coast guard

Two members have sustained burn injuries and are being treated for. The ICG are using tugs and rigs to fight out the blaze by pooling resources from Reliance, Adani, and Essar companies.

Jan 18, 2018, 00:10 AM IST

Mumbai ONGC chopper crash: Seventh body found; accident case registered

The body was located by the rescuers on the third day of search in the high seas, an Indian Coast Guard spokesperson said.

Jan 15, 2018, 21:41 PM IST

Dahanu boat mishap: Coast Guard calls off search ops as all students accounted for

The Indian Coast Guard on Sunday called off the search and rescue operation after confirming that 32 of the 35 students on the boat were rescued while three drowned.

Jan 14, 2018, 17:28 PM IST