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Bhubaneswar: Coast Guard commissions advanced light helicopter MK III squadron
India

Bhubaneswar: Coast Guard commissions advanced light helicopter MK III squadron

These helicopters also feature an array of state-of-the-art sensors, which add up to the maritime prowess of the Indian Coast Guard at sea

Pakistan boat with 10 crew members apprehended off Gujarat coast, brought to Porbandar for interrogation
India

Pakistan boat with 10 crew members apprehended off Gujarat coast, brought to Porbandar for interrogation

The ICG said the Pakistani boat was six-seven miles inside the Indian waters and attempted to escape as soon as they saw the coast guard ship

Eight fishermen missing off Gujarat coast after strong winds destroy boats
India

Eight fishermen missing off Gujarat coast after strong winds destroy boats

Locals claimed that at least 10 boats were completely destroyed and 40 others, which were anchored at the coast, were partially damaged due to the stormy weather

Five-day biennial trilateral exercise 'Dosti' between Maldives, India and Sri Lanka concludes today
India

Five-day biennial trilateral exercise 'Dosti' between Maldives, India and Sri Lanka concludes today

The aim of the exercise is to further fortify the friendship, enhance mutual operational capability, and exercise interoperability and to build cooperation between the coast guards of Maldives, India and Sri Lanka

Navy, Coast Guard engage in massive rescue ops at Mumbai High: A look at past accidents at the site
India

Navy, Coast Guard engage in massive rescue ops at Mumbai High: A look at past accidents at the site

ONGC's operations at Mumbai High are fraught with numerous challenges, and there have been many accidents at the site in the past

Indian, Sri Lankan Navies, Coast Guard avert environmental disaster; douse fire on oil vessel
India

Indian, Sri Lankan Navies, Coast Guard avert environmental disaster; douse fire on oil vessel

The New Diamond, a 20-year old very large crude carrier, was carrying around 2,70,000 tonnes of Kuwaiti crude from Mina-Al-Ahmadi to Paradip in Odisha when it caught fire on 3 September

Indian Coast Guard issues weather advisory to Maharashtra, Kerala, Goa and UTs over possible cyclonic storm, warns fisherfolk against venturing into sea
India

Indian Coast Guard issues weather advisory to Maharashtra, Kerala, Goa and UTs over possible cyclonic storm, warns fisherfolk against venturing into sea

Indian Coast Guard has requested the state and UT administration to issue appropriate warnings in vernacular languages, refrain fisher-folk from venturing out to sea during adverse weather conditions and recall smaller boats at sea to the harbour.

California boat fire: 34 missing after blaze near Santa Cruz island; Coast Guard calls off rescue ops
World

California boat fire: 34 missing after blaze near Santa Cruz island; Coast Guard calls off rescue ops

Flames roared through a boat of sleeping scuba divers so quickly that it appears none of the 34 people below deck could escape, authorities said Tuesday

California boat fire: 25 dead, nine missing after blaze on vessel near Santa Cruz island, says Coast Guard
World

California boat fire: 25 dead, nine missing after blaze on vessel near Santa Cruz island, says Coast Guard

At least 25 people were confirmed dead and nine others still missing after a tragic boat fire early Monday near an island off the Southern California coast.

California boat fire: Eight killed and 26 missing as blaze sweeps across vessel carrying recreational scuba divers
World

California boat fire: Eight killed and 26 missing as blaze sweeps across vessel carrying recreational scuba divers

A middle-of-the-night fire swept a boat carrying recreational scuba divers anchored near an island off the Southern California coast early Monday, leaving at least eight dead

Kerala floods: IMD issues red alert in three districts of Malappuram, Kannur, Kozhikode; toll rises to 95
India

Kerala floods: IMD issues red alert in three districts of Malappuram, Kannur, Kozhikode; toll rises to 95

With several parts of Kerala receiving downpour since Tuesday night, many low lying areas have been waterlogged, even as the toll in the rain-battered state has gone up to 95 so far

Daily Bulletin: Kerala CM to visit flood-hit Malappuram district today; Manmohan Singh to file for RS nomination from Rajasthan; day's top stories
India

Daily Bulletin: Kerala CM to visit flood-hit Malappuram district today; Manmohan Singh to file for RS nomination from Rajasthan; day's top stories

Daily Bulletin: Kerala CM Pinarayi Vijayan to visit flood-affected areas in Malappuram district today; Manmohan Singh to file nomination for Rajya Sabha from Rajasthan today; day's top stories

Floods in Kerala, Karnataka: Relief for flood-hit parts of southern India as water level recedes in many areas
India

Floods in Kerala, Karnataka: Relief for flood-hit parts of southern India as water level recedes in many areas

In a relief to flood-hit areas of Karnataka and Kerala, rains have eased out as water levels reside in some parts of both these states

Floods paralyse Karnataka, Maharashtra, Gujarat: 169 dead in south and western India; IMD issues orange alert in six Kerala districts
India

Floods paralyse Karnataka, Maharashtra, Gujarat: 169 dead in south and western India; IMD issues orange alert in six Kerala districts

Southwest Monsoon is in its full fury, causing heavy rainfall in several areas across the country.

Daily Bulletin: Restrictions reimposed in Srinagar ahead of Eid; IMD issues orange alert in six districts of Kerala; day's top stories
India

Daily Bulletin: Restrictions reimposed in Srinagar ahead of Eid; IMD issues orange alert in six districts of Kerala; day's top stories

Daily Bulletin: Authorities reimpose some restrictions in Kashmir ahead of Eid al-Adha today; IMD issues Orange alert in six districts of Kerala on Monday; day's top stories

Gujarat rains: Toll rises to 31 as 12 more deaths reported in Saurashtra in last 24 hours, 20 fishermen go missing
India

Gujarat rains: Toll rises to 31 as 12 more deaths reported in Saurashtra in last 24 hours, 20 fishermen go missing

As heavy showers continued to lash parts of Gujarat, the toll in rain-related incidents rose to 31 in the state, with 12 more deaths reported from Saurashtra.

VG Siddhartha was victim of 'tax terrorism', alleges Siddaramaiah; calls for fair investigation into death of CCD owner
Politics

VG Siddhartha was victim of 'tax terrorism', alleges Siddaramaiah; calls for fair investigation into death of CCD owner

Former Karnataka chief minister Siddaramaiah called for an 'impartial and fair investigation into the death of CCD owner VG Siddhartha'.

Six of 31 fishermen who went missing in Bay of Bengal rescued by Coast Guard; whereabouts of other 25 still unknown
India

Six of 31 fishermen who went missing in Bay of Bengal rescued by Coast Guard; whereabouts of other 25 still unknown

Six of the 31 fishermen, who had gone missing in the Bay of Bengal after venturing into deep waters despite weather warnings four days ago, were rescued on Monday but 25 are still missing, officials said.

IMD says Cyclone Vayu unlikely to make landfall in Gujarat due to change in course; storm will cause heavy rains along coast
India

IMD says Cyclone Vayu unlikely to make landfall in Gujarat due to change in course; storm will cause heavy rains along coast

Even though Cyclone Vayu is unlikely to make landfall in Gujarat, all precautionary restrictions are to remain in place in the coastal districts of the state.