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14 January, 2019 3:20 PM Coast Guard tightens surveillance for Gangasagar Mela, deploys its assets for search and rescue ops

The Coast Guard has deployed its assets for Search and Rescue Operations (SAR) in case of any eventuality. NEW DELHI: The Indian Coast Guard has drawn elaborate arrangements for the Gangasagar Mela where hundreds and thousands of devotees converge each year on the occasion of Makar Sankranti to take a holy dip at the confluence of river Ganga and the Bay of Bengal 142

9 January, 2019 4:10 PM Fisherman Rescued After Eight Hours At Sea In Tamil Nadu

Devrajan, a crew member of an Indian fishing boat RR, accidentally fell into the sea on Tuesday night. The Coast Guard today rescued a 41-year-old fisherman, eight hours after he accidentally fell into the sea in Tamil Nadu. The coast guard received a call for help from a fishing boat which was about 60 km southeast of Pamban Light around 11:30pm on Tuesday 61

1 December, 2018 5:32 PM Cyclone Gaja: Centre Approves Rs 353 Crore As Relief To Tamil Nadu

The Centre has approved the release of Rs 353.70 crore to Tamil Nadu as assistance for the damage caused by Cyclone Gaja last month. At a high-level meeting held Friday, Home Minister Rajnath Singh approved the release of second installment of the central share of State Disaster Response Fund (SDRF) amounting to Rs 353.70 crore for the year 2018-19, a Home Ministry 78

31 October, 2018 3:20 PM Cyclone Titli: Centre to provide Rs 229.05 crore as 2nd instalment for Andhra's SDRF

Ministry of Home Affairs on Wednesday approved Rs 229.05 crore for Andhra Pradesh's State Disaster Response Fund (SDRF). Andhra Pradesh's Odisha had faced cyclone Titli this month which caused an approximate loss of Rs 2,200 crores. The fund released by Home Minister Rajnath Singh will help in the relief measures in the cyclone-hit state. This is the second 95

28 October, 2018 3:25 AM 17 Coast Guard Dorniers To Get Advance Technology Upgrade

The Defence Acquisition Council accorded approval for upgrading these aircraft with state-of-the-art technology, spares, Special Maintenance Tools and Special Test Equipment The Defence Acquisition Council (DAC) on Saturday approved upgrading 17 Dornier Aircraft of Indian Coast Guard (ICG) at an approximate cost of Rs. 950 crore. "The DAC chaired by Defence 85

10 October, 2018 11:22 AM Cyclone Titli: Train routes and schedules changed in Odisha and Andhra

Odisha and Andra Pradesh are on high alert as high-speed winds and heavy rainfall are expected to lash coastal areas of the two states. As the two states of Odisha and Andhra Pradesh braces for Cyclone Titli, train routes and schedules have been altered for precautionary measures. Train services between Odisha's Khurda Road junction and Andra Pradesh's 94

14 September, 2018 11:49 AM Coast Guard Vessel 'Vijaya' Commissioned To Watch Over Eastern Coast

The ship is capable of carrying limited pollution response equipment to contain oil spill at sea and equipped with a 30mm gun with fire control system The Indian Coast Guard commissioned the indigenously built patrol vessel 'Vijaya', fitted with advanced navigation and communication equipment, in the city today. The 98-metre ship will be based at Paradip 124

19 August, 2018 5:13 AM Watch: Garud commando airlifts baby from rooftop, hands it over to mother in flood-ravaged Kerala

Rescue operations are in full swing in flood-ravaged Kerala. A large number of people, including senior citizens, women and children have been airlifted from isolated buildings. rescue operations are being carried out through army boats, large fishing vessels and makeshift yachts also. Packed houseboats and rafts moving through inundated roads could 73

1 August, 2018 4:27 PM Union Cabinet approves stringent anti-piracy law

The proposed law also contains provisions to protect actions taken by officials in good faith and will supplement efforts of the Navy to contain piracy. The Union Cabinet today approved a bill providing for death penalty or life imprisonment to those involved in piracy at sea, official sources said. They said the proposed anti maritime piracy law is aimed 47

23 June, 2018 6:22 PM Coast Guard saves fishermen in distress

Patrol boat spotted two vessels that had capsized 10 nautical miles from Karaikal In a two-hour operation, a Coast Guard team rescued a fisherman who was seriously injured after his boat capsized in the rough sea off the Karaikal coast. According to sources, Coast Guard ship Rani Durgavati sighted two Indian fishing boats that had capsized 10 nautical 88