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Coast Guard, DRI seize drugs worth Rs 1,520 crore off Lakshadweep

  New Delhi: Teams of Indian Coast Guard and the Directorate of Revenue Intelligence (DRI) seized drugs worth approximately Rs 1,520 crore in a mid-sea operation off Lakshadweep coast. “Indian Coast Guard ships chased two boats named Prince and Little Jesus off the coast of Lakshadweep and intercepted them with drugs worth over Rs 1,520...

Boats sink off Gir-Somnath coast, at least 8 fishermen missing: Reports

Veraval: The Indian Coast Guard received information of sunk fishing boats off Gujarat coast on Thursday due to bad weather. According to local fishermen, at least five fishermen swam to safety. However, there is no trace of 8-10 other fishermen, they said. The Defence PRO of Gujarat said in a tweet on Thursday that the...

Mid-sea collision of merchant vessels near Okha, no casualty or oil spill reported

Indian Coast Guard vessels and helicopter reached the spot to assess likely marine pollution due to the mid-sea collision Porbandar: Two ships collided in the sea near Okha on Friday night. No casualty, oil spill or marine pollution has been reported. According to a release by the Coast Guard, the mid-sea collision happened between MV...

Coast Guard, ATS nabs 8 Pakistanis with Rs 150 cr drug consignment off Gujarat coast

In a joint operation of the Indian Coast Guard (ICG) and the Gujarat Anti-Terrorism Squad (ATS), eight Pakistani nationals onboard a boat were nabbed with Rs 150 crore drug consignment on Thursday morning. The ICG revealed that heroin weighing around 30 kg was recovered from the boat apprehended off the Gujarat coast in Indian waters....

Coast guard rescues 12 people from sinking ship off Gujarat coast

The Indian Coast Guard on Sunday informed that it has rescued 12 crew members of a cargo ship ‘MSV Krishna Sudama’ that was sinking in the Arabian Sea around 18 km off the Gujarat coast. The cargo vessel was carrying 905 tonnes of rice and sugar to Djibouti in Africa. It has ventured on the...

Coast Guard recovers charas worth Rs 36 lakh off Gujarat coast

Twenty-four packets of charas having a market value of approximately Rs 36 lakhs has been recovered by the landing party of the Indian Coast Gaurd on July 3 during a coastal patrol at Kadiyari Beyt near Jakhau port at the Gulf of Kutch in Gujarat. According to reports, the Indian Coast Guard in coordination with...

Fishermen in Gujarat asked to stay alert to foil infiltration attempt

After receiving input from the Indian Coast Guard about possible infiltration attempts, fishermen operating along the state’s coastline have been asked to stay alert and inform the authorities about any suspicious person or boat. The Porbandar office of assistant director of fisheries has written a letter to the fishermen association sharing the input with them....

Pakistan Marines shoot at Indian boats off Gujarat coast, fisherman injured

An Indian fisherman was injured after personnel of the Pakistan Marines opened fire on two boats near the international maritime boundary line (IMBL) in Arabian Sea off the Gujarat coast, police said. There were reportedly eight crew members on the boat at the time of the incident. One crew member identified as Rambauri Raamdhani, hailing...