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China urges Japan to stop territorial sovereignty violations


August 17th, 2012 - 10:53 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Aug 17 (IANS) China has requested Japan to refrain from any action that might violate the former's territorial sovereignty and suggested using dialogue and negotiation to resolve the ongoing ... Read more...

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GRSE launches two patrol vessels for Coast Guard


August 6th, 2012 - 8:09 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Aug 6 (IANS) Public sector defence shipyard Garden Reach Shipbuilders and Engineers (GRSE) Ltd Monday launched two additional water-jet propelled Inshore Patrol Vessels (IPVs), meant for the Indian Coast ... Read more...

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India releases Sri Lankan boats, fishermen


August 6th, 2012 - 5:06 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 6 (IANS) The Coast Guard has released 11 Sri Lankan fishermen who were detained in Indian waters in May along with two fishing boats, it was announced ... Read more...

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People saved from burning ship off Turkey


August 4th, 2012 - 5:35 am ICT by IANS
Istanbul, Aug 4 (IANS) Passengers and crew of a luxury cruise ship were evacuated after a huge fire engulfed the vessel off Turkey Friday.The ship carrying 100 people caught fire ... Read more...

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Over 60 kg drugs seized in Pakistan


July 22nd, 2012 - 2:47 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, July 22 (IANS) Pakistani security forces have seized around 60 kg of narcotics in two operations, one along the border with India, a media report said Sunday.Pakistan Rangers seized ... Read more...

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Asian coast guard chiefs to discuss piracy, security


July 19th, 2012 - 7:57 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 19 (IANS) Chiefs of coast guard agencies of 17 Asian nations will meet here in October this year when they are expected to discuss issues ranging from ... Read more...

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India, Pakistan explore easy release of straying fishermen


July 12th, 2012 - 9:41 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 12 (IANS) India and Pakistan Thursday explored ideas to provide easy and hassle-free ways of releasing fishermen who stray into either side of the international maritime border.The ... Read more...

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Indian Coast Guard rescues ailing Pakistani sailor


June 22nd, 2012 - 8:22 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, June 22 (IANS) In an emergency medical rescue mission, an Indian Coast Guard (ICG) ship rescued an ailing Pakistani sailor from a merchant vessel off the coast of Goa ... Read more...

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Two pilgrims die, many missing as boat capsizes in Gujarat


June 2nd, 2012 - 6:59 pm ICT by IANS
Valsad (Gujarat), June 2 (IANS) At least two pilgrims were drowned and many were missing after an overloaded boat capsized off a jetty in the Arabian Sea near here in ... Read more...

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British chopper crashes at sea


May 10th, 2012 - 10:45 pm ICT by IANS
London, May 10 (IANS) A British helicopter Thursday crashed into the North Sea off Scotland but all 16 people on board are safe, an officer said.Sky News quoted coast guard ... Read more...

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Goa shipyard to build six patrol vessels for Coast Guard


May 9th, 2012 - 7:30 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, May 9 (IANS) Goa Shipyard Ltd (GSL) has been commissioned to build six offshore patrol vessels (OPVs) for the Indian Coast Guard, a company statement said Wednesday."The vessels are ... Read more...

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Japan wants better ties with China


April 6th, 2012 - 3:17 pm ICT by IANS
Tokyo, April 6 (IANS) Japan is seeking better relations with China.On the 40th anniversary of normalization of Japan-China diplomatic ties, Tokyo was looking forward to have extensive exchange and cooperation ... Read more...

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Eleven rescued after Hong Kong cargo ship sinks off Japan


April 6th, 2012 - 1:34 am ICT by BNO News
OSAKA, JAPAN (BNO NEWS) -- The Japanese Coast Guard on Thursday rescued eleven crew members of a Hong Kong cargo ship which went missing off the coast of southern Japan earlier this ... Read more...

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Pakistan arrests 23 Indian fishermen


April 4th, 2012 - 12:02 am ICT by IANS
Islamabad, April 3 (IANS) Pakistani authorities have arrested 23 Indian fishermen and seized four boats for violating the country's maritime boundary, officials said Tuesday.The fishermen were detained by the Maritime ... Read more...

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Coast Guard opens third station in Maharashtra


March 22nd, 2012 - 11:48 pm ICT by IANS
Thane, March 22 (IANS) As part of the ongoing efforts to strengthen coastal security, the Indian Coast Guard inaugurated its third station in Maharashtra at Dahanu in Thane district here ... Read more...

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Five migrants found dead in boat near Italy


March 17th, 2012 - 10:25 pm ICT by IANS
Rome, March 17 (IANS) Five migrants were found dead Saturday in a boat south of Lampedusa Island in southern Italy, the ANSA news agency said.Local coast guard found the bodies ... Read more...

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31 die in Bangladesh boat capsize (Third Lead)


March 13th, 2012 - 10:50 pm ICT by IANS
Dhaka, March 13 (IANS) At least 31 people were killed Tuesday when a boat with over 250 passengers on board capsized in the Meghna river after hitting a cargo ... Read more...

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31 die in Bangladesh boat capsize (Second Lead)


March 13th, 2012 - 10:12 pm ICT by IANS
Dhaka, March 13 (IANS) At least 31 people were killed Tuesday when a boat with over 250 passengers on board capsized in the Meghna river after hitting a cargo vessel.The ... Read more...

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Ship runs aground off Italy


March 11th, 2012 - 4:35 am ICT by IANS
Rome, March 11 (IANS) A cargo ship ran aground Saturday off the coast of Sicily in Italy, and 19 crew members on board were rescued, the authorities said.The Italian vessel ... Read more...

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Kerala fishermen complain they were shot at


March 7th, 2012 - 10:46 pm ICT by IANS
Kollam (Kerala), March 7 (IANS) Three fishermen Wednesday complained saying their boat was shot at from a ship off Kollam coast in Kerala, police said.The complaint comes close on the ... Read more...

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Indian Coast Guard inspects M.V.Prabhu Daya


March 6th, 2012 - 12:51 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, March 6 (IANS) The Indian Coast Guard has begun inspecting the suspect hit-and-run cargo ship M.V.Prabhu Daya at the outer anchorage of the Chennai Port, an officer said ... Read more...

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China moves to stop Japan maritime survey


March 3rd, 2012 - 12:34 am ICT by IANS
Beijing, March 2 (IANS) China's maritime authority said Friday it will boost surveillance in the East China Sea, and stop Japan's "illegal" survey activities.The remarks by an official with the ... Read more...

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Italian cruise ship adrift off Seychelles after fire


February 28th, 2012 - 12:33 am ICT by IANS
Rome, Feb 27 (IANS) An Italian cruise ship was adrift off the Indian Ocean island country of Seychelles following a fire on board. All passengers and crew were however safe, ... Read more...

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Punish the guilty in fishermen’s killing: Antony


February 17th, 2012 - 4:14 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 17 (IANS) Defence Minister A.K. Antony Friday called for "punishing" the "guilty" crew of an Italian cargo ship who shot dead two Indian fishermen in the Arabian ... Read more...

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Case to be registered against Italian ship crew: India


February 16th, 2012 - 9:38 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 16 (IANS) A case will be registered against the crew of an Italian cargo vessel for allegedly killing two Indian fishermen in the waters off Kerala, Home ... Read more...

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Probe ordered into Italian ship firing on Indian fishermen


February 16th, 2012 - 7:58 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Feb 16 (IANS) A top Indian maritime authority Thursday ordered an inquiry into the gunning down of two Indian fishermen by Italian security personnel aboard a crude oil tanker ... Read more...

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Coastal security radar stations to be ready this year


February 15th, 2012 - 4:35 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Feb 15 (IANS) A chain of radar stations being set up for India's coastal security network will be ready along the mainland by the end of 2012 and those ... Read more...

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External force trying to take away Balochistan: Rehman Malik


February 11th, 2012 - 3:48 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Feb 11 (IANS) Pakistan Interior Minister Rehman Malik has said that some "external powers" were conspiring to detach the Balochistan province from Pakistan by creating a volatile situation there.Malik ... Read more...

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Bengal fishermen, abducted by Bangladeshi pirates, traced


February 3rd, 2012 - 11:58 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Feb 3 (IANS) Eleven Indian fishermen who went missing following an attack by Bangladeshi pirates in West Bengal's Sundarbans area have been located in Bangladesh and efforts are to ... Read more...

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India raises stone-pelting on Indian fishermen with Sri Lanka


January 23rd, 2012 - 9:10 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 23 (IANS) India Monday said it has raised the issue of stone-pelting on Indian fishing boats in Sri Lankan waters."We have seen reports of incidents involving stone ... Read more...

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Woman dies after jumping before Metro train (Lead)


December 15th, 2011 - 1:16 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 14 (IANS) A 45-year-old woman working as clerk in the Indian Coast Guard committed suicide by jumping in front of a Metro train in west Delhi Wednesday, ... Read more...

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63,000 narcotic tablets seized in Bangladesh


December 14th, 2011 - 9:47 pm ICT by IANS
Dhaka, Dec 14 (IANS) Around 63,000 narcotic tablets that were being smuggled from Myanmar were seized Wednesday in the port city of Cox's Bazar by the Bangladesh Coast Guard.The yaba ... Read more...

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Parliament panel raps Coast Guard for poor force accretion


December 9th, 2011 - 12:43 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 8 (IANS) A Parliamentary Standing Committee Thursday rapped the Indian Coast Guard (ICG) for its poor rate of force accretion, pointing out that it had added only ... Read more...

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Coast Guard regional headquarters for northeast


December 9th, 2011 - 12:11 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 8 (IANS) India will set up a regional headquarters of its Coast Guard for the northeastern states having coastal areas along the Bay of Bengal by March ... Read more...

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Navi Mumbai mulls hovercraft services


November 2nd, 2011 - 11:30 pm ICT by IANS
Navi Mumbai, Nov 2 (IANS) The city administration is planning to reintroduce hovercraft travel between south Mumbai and Navi Mumbai, an official said Wednesday.City and Industrial Development Corporation (CIDCO) of ... Read more...

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