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Indian Coast Guard launches interceptor boat in Surat

“Interceptor Boat `ICGS C-454′, built by Larsen and Toubro, was launched into the service of the Coast Guard by Surat district Collector Dhaval Patel’s wife, Dr Hiral Patel,” it said. The 27-meter-long boat has a maximum speed of 45 nautical miles or 83 kilometers per hour, and has “excellent seakeeping, …

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Indian Coast Guard Offshore Patrol Vessel ‘Sarthak’ launched

An Offshore Patrol Vessels (OPV) for the Indian Coast Guard was launched and re-christened as Indian Coast Guard Ship ‘Sarthak’ by Ms. Veena Ajay Kumar, wife of Defence Secretary Dr Ajay Kumar today. The launching ceremony at Goa Shipyard Limited, GSL, Yard 1236, was conducted through video conferencing from Coast Guard headquarters …

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Indian Coast Guard saves lives of 14 fishermen at sea in Nagapattnam

An Indian Fishing Boast GN Sabari Vasan sailed from Tuticorin with 14 crew and was drifting at sea since 4th August due to machinery breakdown.  A merchant ship MV Gas Ionian passing by sighted the stranded vessel and relayed the information to Maritime Rescue Coordination Centre, Chennai.  Upon receipt of information, …

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IMD lowers storm warning but keep guard up

The weather forecast for the next few days does not bode well for many states. The Met dept on Monday issued an alert for  sandstorms in many border districts of Rajasthan. Schools in Haryana have been closed for 7-8 may after the met department issued a warning of rain and …

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Home guard killed as truck driver rams into RTO patrolling squad

Udaipur : A homeguard was killed while another injured when a truck driver rammed the vehicle on them near Balicha by-pass on the Ahmedabad-Udaipur Highway on Saturday morning. A patrolling squad of the RTO had laid checkpost and verifying documents of heavy vehicles coming their way. Seeing a truck approaching, one of the …

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