Thursday, 1 December, 2022
TopicIndian Coast Guard

Topic: Indian Coast Guard

Indian Coast Guard apprehends Pakistan boat with 10 crew members off Gujarat coast

On 15 September last year, the ICG had in a similar operation caught a Pakistani boat with 12 crew members in Indian waters off the Gujarat coast.

Govt gives financial powers to armed forces’ command heads to clear projects up to Rs 200 cr

Financial powers have been delegated to Deputy Chief of Army Staff, Air Officer Maintenance, Deputy Chief of Integrated Defence Staff, additional director general of Indian Coast Guard.

New Coast Guard ship honours teen patriot from Assam who died during Quit India Movement

ICGS Kanaklata Barua is named after a teen freedom fighter who led a group of around 5,000 people to hoist the Indian flag at a police station in Assam.

Coast Guard rescues 12 onboard sinking cargo ship off Gujarat coast

MSV Krishna Sudama was sinking 10 nautical miles off the Okha coast and Coast Guard battled night hours, floating debris and unfavourable weather conditions to carry out the rescue.

Can’t rule out possibility of terror threats along India’s coastline, says Rajnath Singh

Rajnath Singh referred to the 26/11 Mumbai attack and said if a mistake has happened once, it must not be repeated again at any cost.

Royal row between Dubai’s ruler and his sixth wife with an Indian twist

Dubai’s ruler Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid al-Maktoum has filed a suit against his estranged wife, Princess Haya, for custody of their two children in a UK court.

Cyclone Fani expected to intensify, fishermen & coast guard put on high alert

The National Disaster Response Force & the Indian Coast Guard have been put on high alert as cyclone Fani is expected to intensify into a very severe storm.

Indian Coast Guard increases maritime surveillance following Sri Lanka blasts

More ships and aircraft have been deployed to ensure India faces no security threat after a series of blasts killed 290 in Colombo, a Coast Guard official said.

On Camera

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Congress MP Shashi Tharoor (Photo/ANI)

Operation ‘Discipline Tharoor’ failed in Kerala. But battle against Pinarayi won’t be easy

If his attacks on Modi and the BJP are any indication, Tharoor would rather be measured than go all-out, especially as an exponent of positive politics.

51 cow universities, old pension scheme, jobs — what RSS affiliates want from 2023 Budget

Welfare schemes and ‘self-reliance’ figure high on Sangh organisations’ wishlists for finance minister Nirmala Sitharaman ahead of the Budget, which she will present on 1 February.

Defence

A soldier with 'Arjun', a black kite trained to down enemy drones, during the Yudh Abhyas exercise being held in Auli, Uttarakhand | Suraj Singh Bisht | ThePrint

It’s a plane, no it’s a bird! Army’s training eagles & falcons to swoop down on hostile drones

The birds are also being trained for surveillance at Remount Veterinary Corps Centre in Meerut, with cameras fitted to their heads to record videos.

A Gujarat gamble: A likely reason Rahul is not giving Modi a fight this assembly election

I'd rather not buy idea that Rahul's holding his fire until 2024. More likely, Congress believes Karnataka offers best chance of winning a Gujarat-sized state if Gujarat is too challenging.