Articles about Coast Guard
15 Jul 2021
Nine fishermen killed as trawler capsizes in Bay of Bengal
Bodies of nine fishermen from West Bengal's South 24 Parganas district were found on Thursday morning inside the trawler that capsized in the Bay of Bengal. One person is still missing and a search is on to find him, officials said.
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.
02 Jun 2020
Cyclone approaches Mumbai, NDRF teams deployed
Less than two weeks after India's eastern coast was blown by Cyclone Amphan, the Western coast is prepping to deal with a fast-approaching storm that could amplify into a cyclone in the next 12 hours.
03 May 2020
Flypast and petal showers: Armed Forces' tribute to 'Corona Warriors'
As a token of appreciation to the frontline warriors in the fight against COVID-19, the Indian Armed Forces began a flypast Sunday morning.
15 Jun 2019
After sparing Gujarat, Cyclone Vayu may hit Kutch
The states on the Western coast, namely Gujarat, readied themselves to face Cyclone Vayu, which had turned into 'very severe cyclonic storm' earlier this week.
12 Jun 2019
Cyclone Vayu to hit Gujarat tomorrow: All details here
Weeks after the Eastern coast of India, namely Odisha, was hit by severe cyclonic storm Fani (pronounced as Foni), the Western coast is preparing for Cyclone Vayu.
03 May 2019
Cyclone Fani makes landfall, flights canceled, people evacuated: Details here
The severe cyclonic storm Cyclone Fani made landfall in Odisha's Puri, the land of the famous Jagannath Temple, on Friday. Around 10,000 villages and more than 50 towns lie in its path.
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.
21 Nov 2018
India and Vietnam to step up defense cooperation, oil exploration
India and Vietnam have decided to step up defense cooperation and oil exploration to boost their bilateral ties as they reaffirmed the importance of freedom of navigation and unimpeded economic activities in the South China Sea.
05 Oct 2018
French Police launch investigation after Interpol Chief goes missing
An investigation has been launched by the French Police after Interpol President Meng Hongwei went missing, suggest reports.
21 Aug 2018
Kerala: 373 dead, 87 injured due to rains, floods, landslides
Rains, floods, and landslides in Kerala have killed 373 people since May 30, National Disaster Management Authority (NDMA) said today.
19 Aug 2018
Kerala floods: IAF saves baby in dramatic rescue operation
In a heroic and dramatic rescue operation, Indian Air Force (IAF) personnel saved a toddler and his mother from a rooftop in the flood-ravaged district of Alappuzha in Kerala.
18 Aug 2018
People in flood-hit Kerala can share location even if offline
In a bid to help rescue workers locate stranded Keralites, Google has now enabled offline location sharing features on Google Maps.
18 Aug 2018
#KeralaFloods: 324 dead, over 2L in camps, rescue operations on
In rain battered Kerala, life continues to be on standstill. On Friday, CM Pinaryi Vijayan said 324 people have lost their lives, over 2 lakh people are in about 1500+ relief camps, as the state witnessed its worst rainfall in 80 years.
17 Aug 2018
Rains, floods claim 868 lives in 7 states: Home Ministry
As many as 868 people have died, 247 of them in Kerala, due to rains, floods and landslides in seven states during the monsoon season so far, the Home Ministry said today.
21 Jul 2018
Delhi: Man commits suicide by jumping in front of metro-train
A 23-year-old man allegedly committed suicide by jumping in front of a Delhi Metro train at Jangpura metro station yesterday.
08 Jul 2018
Turkish authorities sack 18,632 state employees in new decree
Turkish authorities ordered the dismissal of more than 18,632 state employees including 8,998 police officers, soldiers, and academics, in a decree published today over suspected links to terror organizations and groups that "act against national security".
07 Jul 2018
Bodies of 4 teens, who drowned off Juhu beach, recovered
The body of the fourth victim, who had drowned off Juhu beach along with three others, was found behind JW Marriott hotel in the wee hours today.
10 May 2018
Indian defense procurement system is a mess: Report
Latest defense ministry report has ridiculed the Indian weapons-buying system for being inflicted with "multiple decision-heads, duplication of processes.....delayed execution, no real-time monitoring, no project-based approach and a tendency to fault-find rather than to facilitate."
28 Mar 2018
Coast Guard helicopter woman pilot hurt in crash-landing, dies
Coast Guard Assistant Commandant Captain Penny Chaudhary, who had suffered a head injury during the crash landing of a helicopter near Murud in Raigad on March 10, died after battling for life for 17 days.
25 Mar 2018
Meet 'Saras', India's first indigenously made passenger plane
Indian scientists and Indian Air Force have once again committed to the development and testing of the country's first passenger and transport plane, Saras, a 19-seater turboprop aircraft.
04 Feb 2018
Oil tanker with 22 Indian sailors suspected hijacked in Africa
An oil tanker with 22 Indian sailors on board has gone missing off the coast of Benin in West Africa.
02 Dec 2017
Cyclone Ockhi: 200 trapped fishermen rescued; many yet to return
25 Nov 2017
#DefenseDiaries: Why are the Andaman & Nicobar Islands strategically important?
The Indian military conducted a major exercise in the Andaman & Nicobar (A&N) Islands from November 20 to 24.
28 Aug 2017
2,000 evacuated as Tropical Storm Harvey lashes Houston
Hurricane Harvey has weakened to a tropical storm.
21 Aug 2017
US warship collides with oil tanker, 10 sailors missing
US Navy destroyer USS John McCain has collided with a Liberian-flagged oil tanker off the coast of Singapore, leaving 10 sailors missing and another five injured.
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).
06 Apr 2017
Mumbai: 2,000 people duped by online friendship clubs
The Bandra-Kurla Complex cyber police apprehended an online friendship club which successfully fooled 2,000 people over the last two years.
05 Apr 2017
ISIS terrorists trying to enter Mumbai through sea
Reports have indicated that ISIS terrorists may be attempting to infiltrate into Mumbai via the sea.
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.
19 Jan 2017
India, Japan reiterate commitment to Chabahar
Japan and India have reiterated their commitment to developing the Chabahar port in Iran.
18 Dec 2016
Cyclone Vardah leaves Chennai with health concerns
The cyclone Vardah has left more than 44,000 tonnes of garbage, broken trees, branches etc in Chennai which the health officials fear may lead to health hazards.
15 Dec 2016
ISRO instrumental in saving lives after Vardah
Sources said that 2 ISRO satellites played a crucial role in saving 10,000 lives in Tamil Nadu during Cyclone Vardah.
14 Dec 2016
Vardah leaves trail of destruction through Chennai
In light of the massive destruction left behind in Chennai after Cyclone Vardah, Chief Minister O Panneerselvam requested the centre to disburse Rs.1000 crore from the National Disaster Relief Fund.
13 Dec 2016
Cyclone Vardah kills 12, likely to weaken
12 people lost their lives due to Cyclone Vardah; Chennai seemed to be the worst hit with at least 4 deaths reported from the city.