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Court rejects deportation plea of eight Pakistanis in drug case

16 Feb 2021

Court rejects deportation plea of eight Pakistanis in drug case

A special court in Mumbai has rejected the deportation plea of eight Pakistani nationals, who were nabbed by the Indian Coast Guard off the Gujarat coast with a boat allegedly carrying over 200 kg of heroin in 2015.

ICG recovers charas worth Rs. 4 lakh off Gujarat coast

26 Dec 2020

ICG recovers charas worth Rs. 4 lakh off Gujarat coast

An interceptor craft of the Indian Coast Guard (ICG) has recovered three packets of charas worth Rs. 4 lakh off the Gujarat coast, an official said on Saturday.

Historic! Two Navy women officers to join frontline warships crew

21 Sep 2020

Historic! Two Navy women officers to join frontline warships crew

In what is sure to pave the path for more gender inclusivity in the armed forces, two women officers will, for the first time, be deployed on Indian Navy warships as crew members.

Monsoon roundup: Floods ravage India; Kerala, Maharashtra, Karnataka worst-hit

10 Aug 2019

Monsoon roundup: Floods ravage India; Kerala, Maharashtra, Karnataka worst-hit

Massive rains have led to a critical flood situation in several states across India.

Cyclone Vayu changes course, won't hit Gujarat: Check updates here

13 Jun 2019

Cyclone Vayu changes course, won't hit Gujarat: Check updates here

Gujarat is bracing itself for Cyclone Vayu, which has now been categorized as 'very severe'.

#IndiaPakistanTensions: Fishermen asked to stay away from 'strangers at sea'

27 Feb 2019

#IndiaPakistanTensions: Fishermen asked to stay away from 'strangers at sea'

The Indian Coast Guard advised fishermen in Gujarat's Porbandar not to go near the international maritime boundary line (IMBL) in the Arabian Sea following Indian airstrikes on Jaish-e-Mohammed terror camps amid escalating India-Pakistan tensions.

Missing ONGC helicopter: Chopper crashed off Mumbai-coast; 4 bodies recovered

13 Jan 2018

Missing ONGC helicopter: Chopper crashed off Mumbai-coast; 4 bodies recovered

The missing Pawan Hans helicopter that had five ONGC employees and two pilots onboard has reportedly crashed off the Mumbai coast on its way to a Mumbai High oil rig.

India may release 11 Pakistani prisoners this week

29 Oct 2017

India may release 11 Pakistani prisoners this week

Despite its "no-engagement with Islamabad" policy, the Indian Government on 2 November is likely to release 11 Pakistani prisoners who completed their prison sentence.

Centre approves Rs. 32,000 cr plan to modernize Coast Guard

17 Aug 2017

Centre approves Rs. 32,000 cr plan to modernize Coast Guard

The Indian government has approved a Rs. 31,748 crore "definitive five-year action programme" to modernize the Indian Coast Guard (ICG).

India, Pakistan to hold maritime meet

28 Mar 2017

India, Pakistan to hold maritime meet

Sources stated that India may host the Pakistan Maritime Security Agency next month for a meeting focused on maritime security with the Indian Coast Guard.

Ennore Oil Spill: Pilot had warned about collision

08 Feb 2017

Ennore Oil Spill: Pilot had warned about collision

According to reports, few minutes before the collision of two ships near Ennore Port lead to the oil spill, the pilot of BW Maple had warned the pilot of MT Dawn Kanchipuram that the two could collide.

TN CM to review oil spill clean up

05 Feb 2017

TN CM to review oil spill clean up

Tamil Nadu Chief Minister O Panneerselvam reached Ennore port to assess clean-up operations after the oil spill.

Authorities confront Chennai's oil-spill, wary of an ecological disaster

03 Feb 2017

Authorities confront Chennai's oil-spill, wary of an ecological disaster

Ennore coast's rapidly spreading oil-spill has impacted livelihoods of fishermen and has threatened the coast's aquatic biodiversity and has also raised questions about the genuineness of authorities responsible for clearing the mess.

Chennai's oil spill clean-up nears completion

02 Feb 2017

Chennai's oil spill clean-up nears completion

The pollution response team of the Indian Coast Guard has removed 50 tonnes of sludge, five days after Chennai's major oil spill polluted its coast.

Ennore oil spill is 20 tonnes: Coast Guard

02 Feb 2017

Ennore oil spill is 20 tonnes: Coast Guard

The coast guard has disputed the Ennore port estimate on the oil spill, saying that no less than 20 tonnes of oil has been spilled into the sea off Tamil Nadu's coast.