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Coast Guard increases vigil along Bengal, Odisha coasts

"On receipt of intelligence inputs of possible sea-borne strikes by terrorists during the upcoming festive season of Durga Puja and Diwali, the Indian Coast Guard has increased vigil along West Bengal and Odisha coasts," an official said.

By: PTI | Kolkata | Published: August 25, 2017 4:51 pm
Doklam standoff, India China Doklam Standoff, Coastguard vigil Odisha Bengal Coast, Vigil increased at Odisha Bengal coasts, Indian Coast Guard , India News, Indian Express News K S Sheoran, inspector general, Coast Guard North East region, has also directed all district commanders to remain alert and respond to any situation that may arise due to the ongoing standoff between India and China at Doklam, ICG spokesperson deputy commandant Avinandan Mitra said in a statement.

The vigil along the West Bengal and Odisha coasts has been increased by the Indian Coast Guard following intelligence inputs of possible sea-borne attacks by terrorists during the upcoming festive season, an ICG official said here today.

K S Sheoran, inspector general, Coast Guard North East region, has also directed all district commanders to remain alert and respond to any situation that may arise due to the ongoing standoff between India and China at Doklam, ICG spokesperson deputy commandant Avinandan Mitra said in a statement.

“On receipt of intelligence inputs of possible sea-borne strikes by terrorists during the upcoming festive season of Durga Puja and Diwali, the Indian Coast Guard has increased vigil along West Bengal and Odisha coasts,” he said.

The Coast Guard Commander reviewed the operational readiness of assets of the Northeast and asked the district commanders of Odisha and West Bengal to remain alert and respond to Coast Guard charter of duties swiftly and proactively.

Addressing a two-day operations conference of the region that commenced here today, Sheoran also emphasised on strengthening coastal security network towards ensuring safety and security of the coastal states.

Commanders of the Coast Guard district headquarters at Haldia and Paradip and commanding officers of Coast Guard stations and air squadrons are attending the conference. Performance of the Coast Guard North East region was also assessed during the conference.

More than 383 lives were saved at sea from stranded fishing boats in the last one year, the statement said.

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      Kamal Pasha
      Aug 25, 2017 at 8:37 pm
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        Judge
        Aug 25, 2017 at 5:07 pm
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          Judge
          Aug 25, 2017 at 5:07 pm
          Modi is a big liar, Modi is only a farmer who will only sell tea, do not understand politics and economy, will only incite the masses, only bluff, only ambitious, only bragging, Only clamor and incite, India's GDP entirely is fraud by Modi, By modify the international standard of GDP parameters, Modi to fake India's GDP growth rate, Let us look at India's real GDP(In 2014 Modi became prime minister): In 2013 India industrial GDP accounted for 27 percent, the growth rate of 8.8 percent, In 2014 India industrial GDP accounted for 24 percent, the growth rate of 7.6 percent, In 2015 respectively is 18 percent and 6.8 percent, In 2016 respectively is 16 percent and 2.1 percent, January-June 2017 were 15.5 percent and 1.2 percent, Since July 2017, India's industrial GDP accounted is 15 percent and the industrial GDP growth rate is negative growth, “Make in India” is only empty talk, Hit Modi to make him downfall, Everyone is responsible
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