The Coast Guard today deployed ICGS Atulya to search for two fishermen, who have been reported missing off Kakinada even as Cyclone Vardah batters the coastal regions in Andhra Pradesh and Tamil Nadu. The maritime security agency, which has put its resources on standby to deal with an exigency, got a message this morning from the Fisheries Department of Andhra Pradesh that two fishermen have gone missing."ICGS Atulya has been deployed to find the two missing fishermen. We have also ... Rediff.com, 2 months ago
The Coast Guard has kept four ships and six patrol vessels on standby at Visakhapatnam, Chennai and Karaikal to take up rescue and relief works in the wake of cyclone Vardah making its landfall. "Four Dornier aircraft and two Chetak helicopters are also on stand by... ," an official release said. Already one Coast Guard ship was deployed for providing rescue operations off the coast of Andhra Pradesh. Coast Guard officials were in continuous contact with the State Disaster ...Rediff.com, 2 months ago
In a 'first of its kind' initiative on the Eastern coast of India, the Coast Guard has deployed an all-woman officer crew for undertaking maritime patrolling on the sea in a fixed wing Dornier aircraft. Deputy Commandants Akshi and Sunita and ...Business Standard, 2 months ago
Army chief Gen Dalbir Singh Suhag and Indian Air Force chief Air Chief Marshal Arup Raha will tomorrow take part in their last meeting of the Defence Acquisition Council) during which several key projects will be discussed. Both the chiefs retire on December 31, sources said adding that most of the proposals that will be considered are for the army and the IAF. Also on the agenda are two classified projects, one pertaining to acquisition of arms and ammunition for the Special Forces ...Rediff.com, 2 months ago
Visakhapatnam: An amphibious exercise aimed at fostering joint training and validating SOPs (Standard Operating Procedures) commenced at the Eastern Naval Command on Wednesday. Codenamed Exercise Jal Prahar, the operations started off the Kakinada with Flag ...Mathrubhumi, 2 months ago
A Central team is likely to reach Andhra Pradesh and Tamil Nadu soon to assess the extensive damage caused by Vardah. At a meeting presided by Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh on Tuesday, it was decided that the inter-ministerial central team should be ready ...Deccan Herald, 2 months ago
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