Okha

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...

Pakistan navy opens fire at fishermen off Gujarat coast, kills 1: Reports

6 fishermen were kidnapped by Pakistan soldiers, according to reports   Porbandar: Firing was reported at sea off Gujarat coast near Porbandar on Sunday. The Pakistan navy reportedly killed one Indian fisherman and allegedly kidnapped six others. One fisherman is believed to have been injured in the firing. The boat that was seized, named Jalpari,...

Gujarat: Gandhinagar municipal corporation elections on October 3

Gandhinagar: The elections of Gandhinagar Municipal Corporation (GMC) and a few other local bodies will be held on October 3, while the counting will be  held on October 5. Besides GMC, municipalities like Okha in Devbhumi Dwarka and Thara in Banaskantha will see regular polls being held. byelections will be held for ward number 3...

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...

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...