India has a vast coastline of 7,516 km touching 13 states and Union Territories (UTs). It also has around 1,197 islands. Apart from the raising of CBPF, the meeting discussed housing issues related to CAPF personnel, recruitment to fill up vacancies, shortage of doctors for central forces, setting up an institute of medical sciences for them.
This is the largest single haul of narcotics seized till date. Based on intelligence inputs, the vessel was intercepted at around 12.00 hrs on July 29, 2017.
MT Celosia, a Hong Kong flag ship was on its way from Vishakapatnam to Haldia when, its chief officer Anton Rumlawang, aged 57 years, complained of severe pain in his shoulder accompanied by acute gastroenteritis, ICG spokesman said.
Coast Guard ship Sucheta Kripalani which was diverted to the area for the operation was sent to rescue the seven persons after a Dornier aircraft of the Coast Guard located the boat about 65 nautical miles from Paradip coast.
Their application seeking discharge blames Coast Guard, contests police claim that their boat was ‘unseaworthy’.
Indian and Pakistan marine security agencies often capture fishing boats for crossing into their respective maritime boundary.
At present, the ICG fleet has 116 surface platforms and 62 air assets.
In April, the Coast Guard claimed to have seized a Pakistani boat with a heroin consignment.
Satellite set, Pakistani ID card seized; Kerala police interrogating crew
After searches by submarine, ships, helicopters fail to find wreckage, families have been walking kilometres along the shorelines of Tamil Nadu.
Under the new policy, 15 parameters have been laid down where inputs from security agencies will be sought.
The Dornier plane with three crew members went missing on June 8 along Tamil Nadu’s coastline during a routine maritime surveillance sortie
Deputy Commandant Suresh Subash was one of the three officers onboard the ill-fated plane that went missing on June 8 while on a routine sortie.
Besides this, a multi-coloured sheen of oil, indicating leakage, was detected at a site believed to be near the location where the Air Traffic Control (ATC) lost contact with the Dornier.
Al Yashir is registered in the name of an individual named Shauqat, a fisherman based in Karachi’s Hazira Port.