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Madras HC directs Tamil Nadu govt to constitute police team to probe 'attack' on fishermen
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Madras HC directs Tamil Nadu govt to constitute police team to probe 'attack' on fishermen

The Madras High Court on Friday directed the Tamil Nadu government to constitute a special police team led by a deputy superintendent of police

India hands over off-shore patrol vessel to Sri Lanka for training and surveillance
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India hands over off-shore patrol vessel to Sri Lanka for training and surveillance

Stepping up cooperation between the two coast guards, India on Tuesday handed over an off-shore patrol vessel, Varuna, to Sri Lanka, the Indian maritime security agency said.

HAL signs Rs 6,100 crore deal to supply 41 advanced light helicopters to Indian armed forces
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HAL signs Rs 6,100 crore deal to supply 41 advanced light helicopters to Indian armed forces

HAL said it has signed a Rs 6,100 crore contract for supply of 41 to the Indian Army and one to the Indian Navy.

Gujarat rains: Heavy downpour in Saurashtra; IMD issues warning to fishermen
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Gujarat rains: Heavy downpour in Saurashtra; IMD issues warning to fishermen

Parts of the Saurashtra-Kutch region of Gujarat have received heavy rains since last evening, with the India Meteorological Department warning fishermen not to venture into the sea.

Indian Coast Guard rescues eight fishermen adrift on boat
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Indian Coast Guard rescues eight fishermen adrift on boat

The Indian Coast Guard has rescued eight fishermen on board a boat which was adrift about 16 nautical miles off the coast of Kochi, Defence sources said on Tuesday

Govt sanctions Rs 31,748 cr for upgradation of Coast Guard with increased manpower, enhanced fleet
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Govt sanctions Rs 31,748 cr for upgradation of Coast Guard with increased manpower, enhanced fleet

The Rs 31, 748 Crore plan aims to make the Coast Guard a 175-ship and 110-aircraft strong force by 2022

Over 70 Tamil Nadu fishermen released by Sri Lankan Navy today, arrive at Karaikal with Coast Guard
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Over 70 Tamil Nadu fishermen released by Sri Lankan Navy today, arrive at Karaikal with Coast Guard

Seventy-seven Tamil Nadu fishermen, arrested by the Sri Lankan Navy in separate incidents this year on charges of poaching, arrived at the Karaikal port

15 Somali pirates arrested for hijacking fishing boat in 2011 get seven years in jail
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15 Somali pirates arrested for hijacking fishing boat in 2011 get seven years in jail

A court on Wednesday convicted 15 Somali pirates who had hijacked a fishing boat and taken 22 Thai and Myanmarese nationals hostage in 2011.

India, Bangladesh Coast Guards start two-day joint exercise in Kolkata
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India, Bangladesh Coast Guards start two-day joint exercise in Kolkata

A joint exercise by the coast guards of India and Bangladesh to increase synergy and coordination between the two forces commenced on Tuesday at the regional headquarter (North-East) of Coast Guard in Kolkata.

Goa: Casino ship stuck on sandbar near Panaji, Coast Guard rescues four crew
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Goa: Casino ship stuck on sandbar near Panaji, Coast Guard rescues four crew

An Indian Coast Guard team rescued four ailing crew members early on Sunday from an offshore casino vessel anchored in the Aguada bay off Panaji after the vessel, drifting in choppy waters, hit a sandbar.

INCOIS develops SARAT mobile app to save lives and property at sea
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INCOIS develops SARAT mobile app to save lives and property at sea

The Indian National Centre for Ocean Information Services (INCOIS), Hyderabad, has developed a mobile app to save lives and property at sea.

Islamic State terrorists trying to enter Mumbai by sea, warns Coast Guard; city on high alert
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Islamic State terrorists trying to enter Mumbai by sea, warns Coast Guard; city on high alert

Mumbai was put on high alert after the Coast Guard sent a fax to the Mumbai Police about suspected terrorists who may try to get inside the city by sea.

Pakistan apprehends over 100 Indian fishermen off Gujarat coast, seizes 18 boats
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Pakistan apprehends over 100 Indian fishermen off Gujarat coast, seizes 18 boats

Over 100 Indian fishermen were allegedly apprehended and around 18 of their boats seized by Pakistan Maritime Security Agency (PMSA) off Jakhau coast in Gujarat's Kutch district.

Chennai oil spill: Damage much worse than originally reported, 150 tonne of sludge to be cleaned up
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Chennai oil spill: Damage much worse than originally reported, 150 tonne of sludge to be cleaned up

A month after the Chennai oil spill at Ennore port, a report of The Indian Coast Guard shows that the amount of oil spilt might be over 150 tonnes instead of the two tonnes that was claimed by authorities initially.

Chennai oil spill: Health hazards of this ecological nightmare are monumental
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Chennai oil spill: Health hazards of this ecological nightmare are monumental

The health hazards of the Chennai oil spill and the ecological damage sustained by the nearly 20 tons of fuel spilled on the Ennore shoreline are monumental

Chennai oil spill: As cleaning proceeds without plan, concerns raised on removal of ships, operational costs
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Chennai oil spill: As cleaning proceeds without plan, concerns raised on removal of ships, operational costs

While the damage to the environment due to the oil spill near Kamarajar port in Chennai is a concern, an equally pressing issue is how exactly will the Ministry of Shipping proceed with the removal of these vessels and who will foot the massive clean-up bill for these operations.

Chennai oil spill: Sludge-cleaning efforts move at snail's pace as state depts pass buck to each other
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Chennai oil spill: Sludge-cleaning efforts move at snail's pace as state depts pass buck to each other

With the involvement of a multitude of departments, cleaning the oil spill in Chennai has turned into a case of too many cooks spoiling the broth as they pass buck to each other

Cyclone Vardah: Navy, Coast Guard and NDRF geared up for relief missions
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Cyclone Vardah: Navy, Coast Guard and NDRF geared up for relief missions

The Indian Navy, Coast Guard and NDRF are all geared up to undertake relief and rescue operations as cyclone Vardah made a landfall near Chennai in Tamil Nadu, official sources said on Monday.

Andaman: Situation at Havelock Island normal now; LG Mukhi tells hotels not to charge tourists for stay, food
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Andaman: Situation at Havelock Island normal now; LG Mukhi tells hotels not to charge tourists for stay, food

The Indian Navy has rescued 17 people in the first shuttle. The Indian Coast Guard is also continuing its rescue efforts.

Coast Guard devises plan to conduct rescue operations in case of emergency landings
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Coast Guard devises plan to conduct rescue operations in case of emergency landings

The Indian Coast Guard has reportedly devised an elaborate plan to conduct search and rescue operations in the event of an aircraft ditching in the sea.