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Indian Coast Guard: Maritime security agency of India's military
The Indian Coast Guard (ICG) is a maritime law enforcement and search and rescue agency of India with jurisdiction over its territorial waters including its contiguous zone and exclusive economic zone. The Indian Coast Guard was formally established on 1 February 1977 by the Coast Guard Act, 1978 of the Parliament of India. It operates under the Ministry of Defence.

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VS Pathania takes over as Coast Guard DG


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Director General VS Pathania is new Indian Coast Guard Chief

He has undergone specialization in Search and Rescue and port operations with the US Coast Guard.
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Two merchant vessels collide in Gulf of Kutch, Indian Coast Guard monitoring situation to prevent oil spill


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Two merchant vessels collide in Gulf of Kutch, no casualty, oil spill reported; ICG ships on standby


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Indian Coast Guard's new 105m long vessel 'Sarthak' to be stationed at Gujarat

Sarthak is commanded by Deputy Inspector General MM Syed and has a complement of 11 Officers and 110 men.
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Indian Coast Guard holds important place in world's best maritime forces, says Rajnath Singh


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Rajnath Singh presents gallantry, meritorious service medals to Coast Guard personnel

Defence minister Rajnath Singh on Saturday presented gallantry and meritorious service medals to Indian Coast Guard personnel at the Investiture Ceremony being held at National Stadium Complex in New..
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Indian Coast Guard's latest Vessel Vigraha reaches Base Port Visakhapatnam

While the ship has a top speed of 23knots (almost 43kmph), it also has an endurance of 5,000 nautical miles at economical speed.
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Indian Coast Guard offshore patrol vessel Vigraha commissioned in Chennai


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Indian Coast Guard saves all 12 crew from ship MV Kanchan stranded off Gujarat

Cargo ship MV Kanchan had been dead in the water after contamination in the fuel
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Ordnance Factory Tiruchirappalli hands over 25 remote control guns to Navy, Coast Guard


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How an indigenous device and Indian satellites helped Indian Coast Guard in saving 7 lives at sea

The Indian Coast Guard (ICG) rescued a distressed fishing vessel 'RSN-TWO' and its seven crew members, on Thursday.
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Minor oil spill 450 kms off Chennai, monitoring situation closely, assets on standby, says ICG

ICG Pollution response team at Chennai has been alerted and kept on standby. ICG ships & aircraft deployed at sea are also put on alert in pollution.
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NSA Ajit Doval commissions Coast Guard's offshore patrol vessel Sajag

National Security Advisor (NSA) Ajit Doval on Saturday virtually commissioned offshore patrol vessel Sajag that has been built by Goa Shipyard Limited for the Indian Coast Guard (ICG), an official..
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Colombo ship fire appears under control, no oil spill says Indian Coast Guard

Indian Coast Guard: Day-night firefighting continues for the fourth day, blaze appears under control.
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Ship fire off Colombo: Indian Coast Guard rushes assets, more on standby

The ship was carrying 1486 containers and about 25 tons of hazardous nitric acid and other chemicals.
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Indian Coast Guard teams on stand-by, fishermen, sailors alerted for Cyclone 'Yaas' on East Coast

With a low-pressure area off Andamans expected to intensify into Cyclone 'Yaas', the Indian Coast Guard has already swung into action.
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Cyclone Tauktae: Rajnath Singh lauds efforts and operations by armed forces, Indian Coast Guard


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Cyclone Tauktae: Nil loss of life at sea, 5600 boats back to safety, says Indian Coast Guard

Based on information from the fisheries authorities of the respective states, the ICG has said that all boats were accounted for.
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Indian Coast Guard locates, contacts Tamil Nadu vessel feared sunk in high-seas for 4 days

Tamil Nadu Fisheries authorities had alerted ICG on April 24 about debris spotted by other fishing boats, raising suspicion of Mercedes having sunk.
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Indian Coast Guard commissions 105-ton indigenous Interceptor Boat C-453 for Eastern Fleet

Amid the pandemic year, the Coast Guard has been deploying 50 ships and 12 aircraft every day to maintain vigil within India's EEZ.
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Indian Coast Guard seeks land at Frasergunj for full fledged base


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Sri Lankan boat with 100 kg heroin seized by Indian Coast Guard; six crew members arrested

Initial investigation revealed that the contraband was transferred to the Sri Lankan boat from a Pakistani dhow from Karachi.
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Cyclone Nivar: Indian Navy, Coast Guard assets ready for rescue ops in Tamil Nadu, Puducherry

The Indian Navy has deployed INS Parundu, a vessel from Vishakapatnam with HADR bricks and diving teams to render assistance.
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Indian Coast Guard averts mishap off Nicobar Islands by towing drifting tanker to safety

The vessel with 24 crew onboard was en route to Dubai and has been facing a total power failure since November 19.
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Indian Coast Guard ship C-452 to be commissioned today


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Adrift in Lankan waters, boat carrying 4 Indian fishermen rescued

Upon receiving information, the Indian Coast Guard coordinated with the High Commission of India, Colombo, Fisheries Department authorities and established communication with the stranded vessel to..
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Warship factory of India: GRSE has made 90 such vessels with INS Kavaratti being the latest

GRSE has a record of making most warships. This company has built 90 warships for India. Also, more than 700 vessels have been made for different countries so far. Indian Navy, Indian Coast Guard,..
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Indian Coast Guard escorts immobile oil tanker MT New Diamond to Fujairah Port in UAE

Due to the efforts of Indian Coast Guard ships and their Sri Lankan counterparts, the oil slick (diesel from the explosion) to the rear of the ship has also started disintegrating.
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Fire reported on container vessel off West Bengal Coast; Coast Guard mobilizes 3 ships, one aircraft

Indian Coast Guard ships Amogh and Amrit Kaur are present in the area to render assistance to the container.
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Fresh fire on-board MT New Diamond rose up to 50 m; doused, under control: Indian Coast Guard

The fire which had re-ignited Monday, on-board Very large crude carrier (VLCC) MT New Diamond off the Sri Lanka coast, has been doused and boundary cooling is being done to prevent re-ignition.
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Indian Coast Guard rescues 24 fishermen off Kerala Coast; search on for 31 others

The missing fishing boats are from Ponnani, Kayamkulam, Alappuzha, Munambam and Azhikode harbours of Kerala.
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Indian Coast Guard ships en route Sri Lankan coast for firefighting

India's coast guard, also known as Sentinels of the Sea, has mobilised vessels - Shaurya, Sarang and Samudra Pehredar to assist in fighting the fire.
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India sends assistance to Mauritius to help deal with oil spill

India has sent 30 tonnes of technical equipment and material on board an IAF aircraft to Mauritius to help the country contain an oil spill on its pristine south-east coast. A 10-member Indian Coast..
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Indian Coast Guard coordinates rescue operation of six Sri Lankan fishermen

The details of the rescue operation prove to be quite riveting and show the swift response of the Indian Coast Guard in coordinating rescue measures.
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Rajnath Singh commissions indigenously made Indian Coast Guard Ship 'Sachet', two interceptor boats

It is for the first time in Indian maritime history that a ship was commissioned through the digital medium.
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Cyclone Kyarr intensifies into 'extremely severe cyclonic storm'; Indian Coast Guard scrambles ships, jets

IMD has said that sea condition will be phenomenal over east-central Arabian Sea around the till October 28, warning fishermen not to venture into the sea.
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Cyclone Kyarr to intensify into severe storm; IMD issues alert at Karnataka for next 24 hours

Indian Coast Guard ships have been stationed on the Karnataka-Goa coast.
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Indian Coast Guard steps up SAR readiness in the wake of Cyclone Kyarr

Indian Coast Guard on Saturday stepped up efforts for Search and Rescue (SAR) in the wake of cyclone Kyarr that is centred in the east-central Arabian Sea. One Coast Guard aircraft has been positioned..
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Security heightened in Mamallapuram ahead of Xi-Modi summit

Security has been heightened in Mamallapuram ahead of the second informal summit between PM Narendra Modi and Chinese President Xi Jinping that is scheduled to take place today. According to government..
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Mangaluru: Coast Guard rescues 13 crew members from flooded dredger near Mangalore Port

They were rescued by Indian Coast Guard Ship Amartya.
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Offshore vessel Coastal Jaguar catches fire off Vizag, 28 saved

The Indian Coast Guard swung into action after a massive blaze engulfed the vessel.
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Gujarat: Indian Coast Guard rescues 79 fishermen; recovers six bodies

According to the ministry, 95 fishermen in 19 boats ignored the warning of inclement weather to venture into the sea on August 9
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Indian Coast Guard Training Centre: 47 ICG Assistant Commandants graduate

An impressive Passing Out Parade (POP) was held at the ICG district headquarters No 4, Kochi
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Indian Coast Guard brings back 516 fishermen stranded due to bad weather

The Indian Coast Guard in a coordinated operation with the Bangladesh Coast Guard brought back as many as 516 Indian fishermen along with 32 Indian Fishing Boats from Bangladesh who stranded due to bad..
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K Natarajan takes charge as Indian Coast Guard chief

Director General Krishnaswamy Natarajan took over as the 23rd Chief of Indian Coast Guard on Sunday. He replaced Rajendra Singh, who was the first cadre officer to head the force. Natarajan is a 5th..
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Coast Guard celebrates Yoga Day in Goa

The Indian Coast Guard fraternity at Goa joined Prime Minister Narendra Modi and other countrymen in wholeheartedly celebrating the fifth International Yoga Day on 21 Jun 2019.
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Cyclone Vayu: Chinese vessels given shelter at Maharashtra port

"As concerned with this present cyclone, yesterday we got news of two Chinese vessels which were off Ratnagiri. Immediately a team of the Police, the Coast Guard went and checked them. Today, eight..
DNA - Published

Indian Coast Guard apprehends Indonesian vessel with Iranian crew off Dwarka Coast in Gujarat


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