INDIAN COAST GUARD
Japanese, Indian Coast Guards hold exercise off Chennai coast
One ship of the Japanese Coast Guard and four ships and an aircraft of the Indian Coast Guard took part in the exercise. Led by Commanding Officer Captain Kiyoshi Harada, the 'Ehigo PLH08' and the four ships and a Dornier aircraft of Indian Coast Guard participated in the drill in the Bay of Bengal.
Indian Coast Guard in talks with DoT for satellite bandwidth; eyes 200 ships, 100 aircraft by 2025
The Indian Coast Guard - the fourth larges...
Indo-Japanese joint exercise ‘Sahyog-Kaijin’ begins off Chennai Coast
Indian and Japanese coast guards participated in a joint exercise ‘Sahy...
India aiming at USD 250 billion maritime economy by 2024: Defence Secretary
India's exclusive economic zone in the seas along its 7,500-kilometre coastline comprises over 2 million square kilometres, Defence Secretary Ajay Kumar said. "With a target of becoming a USD 5 trillion economy by 2024, we are looking at over USD 250 billion coming from the maritime zone."
Watch: Indian Coast Guard rescues 264 fishermen stranded in Arabian Sea
Indian Coast Guard rescued at least 264 fishermen who were stranded in Arabian Sea, owing to rough sea conditions on December 03. All injure...
Indian Coast Guard to set up helicopter base in Puducherry
Additional Director General Virender Singh Pathania, Coast Guard Commander (Eastern Seaboard), Vishakapatnam, visited Puducherry on Wednesday to take stock of the state of preparedness of operational assets of the ICG.
Government gives Coast Guard power to board, search, detain any vessel or arrest people
"Empowering Indian Coast Guard and enhancing coastal security. MoD issues notification enabling CG to 'Visit, Board, Search and Seize' suspicious vessels within India's EEZ and its continental shelf @IndianCoastGuard," Defence Secretary Ajay Kumar tweeted. A Coast Guard official said earlier, the maritime security agency did not have the power to board any vessel passing through India's EEZ.
The Great Escape: 9 exploited in Yemen steal boat, set sail for India
Nine Indian fishermen who were allegedly harassed and not paid by their employer in Yemen for nearly a year have escaped that country by stealing their employer's boat and sailing for Kochi, a peril-filled voyage of than 3,000 km of open sea, according to the families of two of the fishermen.
Defence Ministry approves procurement of military platforms and weapons worth Rs 22,800 crore
The decision to go for the capital procurement was taken at a meeting of the Defence Acquisition Council(DAC) headed by Defence Minister Rajnath Singh.
No concrete evidence emerged with respect to IAF AN-32 that went missing in 2016: Government
In a written reply to a query in the Lok Sabha, Minister of State for Defence Shripad Naik said, "A massive search operation -- 'Op Talash' -- was launched for search of the missing aircraft." "However, no concrete evidence with respect to missing IAF AN-32 had emerged." The Russian-origin plane with 29 people on board had gone missing in June, 2016.
Karnataka: Indian Coast Guard rescues 5 fishermen from stranded boat near Karwar coast
Amartya, a ship of Indian Coast Guard, rescued five fishermen from stranded fishing boat near Karnataka's Karwar on October 25. The rescued ...
Centre inks pact with Goa Shipyard for two missile frigates
The project will be a stepping stone for the Goa Shipyard to construct weapon-intensive and technologically advanced warships in future, and will bolster the 'Make In India' objective of the Union government. This is the largest order in the history of GSL. This is the state-run shipyard's largest order so far.
7 killed as cyclone 'Bulbul' disrupts normal life in Bengal
Weathermen said that gale wind at a speed of 80 to 90 kmph was prevailing along and off the coastal and adjoining districts of West and East Midnapore, South and North 24 Parganas in the evening of Saturday and was likely to increase gradually to 110 to 120 kmph with gusts up to 135 kmph.
Watch: Mahabalipuram all geared up for Modi-Xi informal summit
Tamil Nadu's picturesque seaside town of Mahabalipuram is all geared up to host the second informal summit between Prime Minister Narendra M...
Security heightened in Mamallapuram ahead of Xi-Modi summit
Indian Coast Guard ships were deployed in the waters near the Shore Temple--the second century-old granite architecture built by the Pallava kings.
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