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Indian Coast Guard (ICG)

India has great scope to become indigenous ship-building hub: Defence Minister

On ICGS Vigraha, he said 'from its design conception to development, the ship is completely indigenous'

28 Aug 2021 12:28 PM

Indian Coast Guard on alert after oil spill from Haldia-bound Portuguese ship

Manned by a crew of 17, the vessel is carrying 10,795 tonnes of general cargo in 382 containers

18 Jun 2021 11:44 AM

Coast Guard asks Gujarat fishermen to stay alert, cites possible infiltration bid

Coast Guard had shared an input stating "anti-national elements may try to attack or infiltrate along the coast" in May.

15 May 2020 4:28 PM

ICG conducts Sagar Kavach, plans to increase strength in Bay of Bengal

IGC plans to increase its strength by inducting new aerial, sea-borne assets by 2019 after concluding its coastal security exercise.

06 Jun 2018 8:49 PM

Three charred bodies of missing crew recovered

The Coast Guard and Navy had launched a salvage operation along with merchant vessels.

15 Mar 2018 5:53 AM


Cyclone Ockhi: 59 stranded at sea rescued by Trivandrum Navy, coast guard

The deadly storm has also killed seven people in neighbouring Sri Lanka and affected the lives of nearly 20,000 people.

01 Dec 2017 8:00 AM

Bengal, Odisha to hold first-ever joint coastal security exercise

Every year, each state with a coastline in the Indian peninsula organises two such security exercises.

11 Nov 2017 2:05 AM

Bangladesh Coast Guard seeks training assistance

The ICG has been providing training to BCG officers and sailors on various fields since 2014.

29 Aug 2017 2:30 AM