Indian Coast Guard
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.
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.
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.
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.
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'.
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.
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.
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.
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).
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.