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Tag: Coast Guard

Coast Guard Adds Teeth To Its Arsenal In Eastern India
Coast Guard Adds Teeth To Its Arsenal In Eastern India

The 830 Sqn is commanded by Commandant Anurup Singh who has 11 officers and 46 other ranks to assist him.

20-Day Joint Maritime Exercise Off West Coast Ends
20-Day Joint Maritime Exercise Off West Coast Ends

In addition, the IAF deployed Su-30 MKI, Jaguar maritime strike aircraft, flight refuelling aircraft and AWACs, alongside the Indian Navy's maritime reconnaissance aircraft P8i, Dorniers, IL 38 SD, unmanned aerial systems and MiG 29K strike jet for the manoeuvres.

GRSE launches 5th Fast Patrol Vessel for coast guard

Kolkata: The fifth and last Fast Patrol Vessel for the Indian Coast Guard was launched at the Raja Bagan Dockyard Unit of premier warship maker Garden Reach Shipbuilders and Engineers (GRSE) here on Saturday. The ship, to be commissioned as ICGS Kanaklata Barua, was launched at Yard 2117 by Veena Ajay Kumar, wife of Secretary […]

Coast Guard saves Indian Army officer from drowning off Goa beach

Panaji: A Pune-based Indian Army officer was rescued in a joint operation by lifeguards and the Indian Coast Guard at South Goa’s Cabo de Rama fort, after the officer slipped on rocks and fell into the rough sea. The incident occurred on Thursday afternoon at the rocky stretch of beach near the popular Cabo de […]

Cyclone Vayu: NCMC takes stock of preparatory measures

New Delhi: The National Crisis Management Committee (NCMC) chaired by Cabinet Secretary Pradeep Kumar Sinha on Tuesday reviewed the preparedness for cyclone “Vayu”, which is likely to hit Gujarat on Thursday. The meeting followed Indian Meteorological Department’s (IMD) prediction that cyclone Vayu is likely to hit the Gujarat coast between Porbandar and Mahuva around Veraval and […]

Fisherman's body recovered from Paradip sea; Coast Guard orders board of enquiry

Balasore: The body of a boat driver was retrieved by Indian Coast Guard during patrolling in deep Paradip sea. The deceased has been identified as Mayadhar Mallik of Naranpur area under Simulia police limits in Balasore district. Though the exact reason behind the boat driver’s death is yet to be ascertained, family members and president […]

ICGS ‘Sujay’ joins Coast Guard fleet at Paradip

Paradip: The stationing of ICGS Sujay in the Coast Guard fleet at Paradip port will augment the Indian Coast Guard’s (ICG) presence and capabilities off Odisha coast, said Coast Guard DIG Rakesh Makwana today while introducing the latest Offshore Patrol Vessel at the port today. ICGS Sujay will help the coast guards to undertake exclusive […]

Odisha, Bengal to hold ‘Sagar Kavach’ joint exercise on coastal security soon

Bhubaneswar: To tighten the existing coastal security mechanism along the 630-odd km long coastline along Odisha and its neighbouring West Bengal, the governments of both the states are scheduled to hold a joint security exercise named as ‘Sagar Kavach’ in a week’s time. Speaking in this connection, Additional Chief Secretary, Home Department, Asit Tripathy, said, […]

7 rescued as two trawlers collide in mid-sea off Paradip coast

Kendrapara: The Coast Guard today rescued seven fishermen after two trawlers from Odisha and West Bengal collided off Paradip coast, Coast Guard officials said. The trawler from Odisha was damaged due to the collision and the Coast Guard personnel brought it, besides the other vessel, to Paradip. “The vessel (of Odisha) developed crack following the […]

Coast Guard increases vigil along Odisha, Bengal coasts

Kolkata: The Indian Coast Guard (ICG) has increased its vigil along Odisha and the West Bengal coasts following intelligence inputs of possible sea-borne strikes by terrorists during the upcoming festive season, an official said on Friday. K.S. Sheoran, Inspector General, Coast Guard North East region, has also directed all district commanders to be on their […]

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Two-day joint naval exercise ‘Sagar Kavach’ concludes at Paradip port

Bhubaneswar: A two-day joint naval exercise – Sagar Kavach – held in view of the coastal security, by the Indian Navy, Coast Guards and Odisha Police, concluded at the Paradip port today. Tripartite training regarding entry of intruders through coastal areas and security measures were included in the exercise. Importance was given on providing awareness […]

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Coast Guard launches operation for Olive Ridley turtles

Kendrapara: The Indian Coast Guard has launched ‘Operation Oliva’ along the sea waters of Gahirmatha Marine Sanctuary here as part of its mission to ensure safe mid-sea breeding of Olive Ridley turtles and to intercept intruding fishing vessels. In a joint effort with the state forest department, the turtle conservation programme is in full swing […]

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Kendrapara: Coast Guard arrest 57 fishermen

Kendrapara: In the latest crackdown on illegal fishing, the Coast Guard today nabbed 57 sea-going fishermen on charge trespassing into prohibited Gahirmatha marine sanctuary and carrying out fishing activity in turtles concentration zones. A couple of days back, the Coast Guard personnel, in the largest-ever interception in a day, had nabbed 139 sea-going fishermen for […]

Coast Guard rescue 6 fishermen from mid-sea off Paradip coast

Bhubaneswar: The Coast Guard rescued six crew members of a fishing boat that had developed technical snag at sea about 80 nautical miles south of Paradip in Odisha, officials said today. The Coast Guard, Paradip was informed by the president of Odisha Marine Fish Producers Association about the boat ‘Om Mangala Maa’ with six crew […]

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Coast Guard rescues 16 Bangladeshi nationals off Odisha

Bhubaneswar: The Coast Guard has saved the lives of 16 Bangladeshi fishermen whose fishing boat was sinking due to technical snag in the Bay of Bengal. The Coast Guard ship ‘Sucheta Kripalani’ while on routine patrol off Odisha coast sighted a Bangladeshi fishing boat approximately 35 nautical miles East of Paradip. The ship immediately launched […]

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One injured as CG opens fire on trawlers inside no-go zone

A fisherman was injured as Coast Guard personnel opened fire at a group of trawlers which had sneaked into Gahirmatha marine sanctuary in Kendrapara district, the police said on Tuesday