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Coast Guard seizes 100kg heroin from Sri Lankan boat off Tamil Nadu

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The US Coast Guard rescued three Cuban nationals from a deserted Bahaman island, where they had been living off coconuts for 33 days, the agency announced. CNN affiliate WPLG reports.

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India's preparedness to deal with all possible challenges in the maritime domain, including contingencies from peace to war-time, was tested in a two-day multi-agency military exercise that covered the 7,516 km-long coastline and exclusive economic zone, officials said on Thursday. The second edition of exercise 'Sea Vigil', which concluded on Wednesday evening, particularly focused on the efficacy of the measures initiated to plug gaps in the coastal security set up following the Mumbai terror attack in 2008, they said. The Indian Navy said the "envisaged objectives" of the exercise were met by the whole-hearted participation of all stakeholders. The exercise involved deployment of the entire coastal security apparatus and more than 110 surface assets of the Indian Navy and the Coast Guard participated in the exercise that was billed as India's largest coastal defence drill, the officials said.

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2-day coastal defence exercise, 'Sea Vigil' concludes [Video]

2-day coastal defence exercise, 'Sea Vigil' concludes

The 'Exercise Sea Vigil', the 2-day coastal defence exercise was conducted on 12th-13th Jan. It involved deployment of entire coastal security apparatus. Over 110 surface assets of Indian Navy Coast Guard participated in the exercise. Large number of Marine Police and Customs assets was also deployed in the drill.

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Sri Lanka Sri Lanka Island country in South Asia

Kieron Pollard hits six sixes in West Indies' win over Sri Lanka

Kieron Pollard hits six sixes in one over off Akila Dhananjaya, who had earlier taken a hat-trick, in West Indies' T20 defeat of Sri Lanka.
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Sri Lanka offers strategic deep-sea port to India, Japan

Sri Lanka will offer a strategically located deep-sea port to India and Japan, an official said Tuesday, as the island seeks to balance traditional ties against..
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Vaccine Maitri: 'Made in India' COVID vaccines arrive in Saint Lucia, Saint Vincent and the Grenadines [Video]

Vaccine Maitri: 'Made in India' COVID vaccines arrive in Saint Lucia, Saint Vincent and the Grenadines

India provided COVID-19 vaccines to Saint Lucia on March 01. 'Made in India' vaccines was received by the Prime Minister Allen Chastanet of Saint Lucia. India provided 25,000 doses of coronavirus vaccine to the island nation Saint Lucia. The consignment of coronavirus vaccine reached under India's 'Vaccine Maitri' initiative. The 40,000 doses of 'Made in India' coronavirus vaccines also arrived in Saint Vincent and the Grenadines. It was received by Prime Minister Ralph Gonsalves on March 01. They received Serum Institute of India (SII)'s Covishield doses today. Earlier, India supplied COVID-19 vaccines to neighbouring countries Bhutan, Maldives, Nepal, Myanmar, Sri Lanka, Afghanistan and Bangladesh under the 'Neighbourhood First' policy.

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Tamil Nadu Tamil Nadu State in southern India

Restrain Rahul Gandhi from campaigning in TN: BJP plea to ECI

The Tamil Nadu unit of the Bharatiya Janata Party on Thursday urged the Election Commission to restrain Congress leader Rahul Gandhi from campaigning in Tamil..
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Tamil Nadu polls: VCK gets 6 seats in DMK alliance [Video]

Tamil Nadu polls: VCK gets 6 seats in DMK alliance

Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (DMK) has allotted six seats to its ally Viduthalai Chiruthaigal Katchi (VCK) to contest in upcoming assembly elections. Thirumavalavan said, "It is important to go along with Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (DMK) in this assembly polls as Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP)-Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS) are targeting Tamil Nadu and Puducherry in the absence of Kalaignar and Jayalalithaa. We won't allow them to come to power and develop here. We shouldn't break DMK led alliance." "We have signed for 6 seats with DMK today," VCK chief added. Tamil Nadu will go to polls on April 6.

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Sasikala quits politics: The rise and fall of 'Chinnamma' of Tamil Nadu

Sasikala on Wednesday announced she is retiring from active politics. Releasing a statement, Sasikala said 'she will stay away from politics'.
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