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Indian Coast Guards reportedly nabs Pak boat with 6 fishermen aboard off Gujarat coast

December 28, 2017
Indian Coast Guards reportedly nabs Pak boat with 6 fishermen aboard off Gujarat coast

Porbandar: The Indian Coast Guards have reportedly nabbed a Pakistani boat with six crew aboard from the Indian waters in Arabian sea adjoining Jakhau coast of Kutch district in Gujarat, a senior officer of the ICG said today. The boat and the crew who looked like Pakistani fishermen were being brought here for further interrogation, the officer said adding that prima facie nothing suspicious has been found in the boat. Earlier the Coast Guards had nabbed 15 Pa...Read More

Pak Marines nab 5 Indian boats with 28 fishermen aboard

December 22, 2017
Pak Marines nab 5 Indian boats with 28 fishermen aboard

Porbandar: Pakistan Marine Security Agency (PMSA) today caught 5 Indian boats with over 28 fishermen aboard near International Maritime Boundary Line (IMBL) in the Arabian sea off the Jakhau coast of Gujarat today. National Fish Workers Forum Secretary Manish Lodhari said that all the five boats belonged to Porbandar. These boats had ventured in to the sea for fish catching a few days ago. DeshGujaratRead More

Ockhi: Most of all around 3800 fishing boats from Porbandar/Mangrol return safely

December 05, 2017
Ockhi: Most of all around 3800 fishing boats from Porbandar/Mangrol return safely

Porbandar: Most of the around 2500 fishing boat which had ventured in to sea have returned safely ashore here in the wake of the inclement weather caused by cyclone Okhi and subsequent alert issued by the met department and state government as it was now approaching towards Gujarat coast. Secretary of National Fish Workers Forum Manish Lodhari today said that most of the boats have returned safely. 'Now only around 100 to 150 boats were in the sea and these have also...Read More

Coast Guard rescues 6 fishermen from capsized boat near Indo-Pak Maritime border off Gujarat coast

November 21, 2017
Coast Guard rescues 6 fishermen from capsized boat near Indo-Pak Maritime border off Gujarat coast

Porbandar: The India Coast Guard today brought here the six fishermen rescued from a capsized boat near Indo-Pak maritime border in the Arabian sea. A defence spokesperson today said that Indian Coast Guard Ship Samudra Pavak rescued 06 crew of Fishing Boat Kalyeshwari from high seas, while maintaining patrol along the Indo-Pak maritime border. A distress call from Fishing Boat Kalyeshwari relayed by another Fishing Boat Naukeshwari alerted the mariners at sea on y...Read More

Pakistani boat with one fisherman nabbed by BSF in Gujarat

October 30, 2017
Pakistani boat with one fisherman nabbed by BSF in Gujarat

Bhuj: The Border Security Force (BSF) today nabbed a Pakistani boat with one person aboard it near the border pillar number 1166 close to marshy water body of Haraminala connected with Arabian sea adjoining Kutch district in Gujarat, a senior official of the force said today. 'The 25 ft X4 ft boat fitted with a Chinese fan made propelling motor had entered the India waters in the night and was caught by BSF patrol team close to border pillar 1166. The one person sitting in it looked like...Read More

Gujarat CM announces Rs 1173 crore fishing harbour projects for Navabandar, Madhwad, Porbandar, Veraval and Sutrapdada

October 02, 2017
Gujarat CM announces Rs 1173 crore fishing harbour projects for Navabandar, Madhwad, Porbandar, Veraval and Sutrapdada

Mangrol: Gujarat Chief Minister today announced Rs 1173 crore development works for coastal town Mangrol in Saurashtra region. Proposed development works announced by Chief Minister Vijay Rupani include Rs 294 crore Navabandar allweather onshore/offshore fishing harbour on the standards of European Union with capacity to contain 1,000 boats. Rupani said this initiative will result into increased income for farmers. Rupani also announced Rs 880 crore Madhwad, Porbandar phase-2, Verav...Read More

President of India to Visit Gujarat Tomorrow

October 01, 2017
President of India to Visit Gujarat Tomorrow

New Delhi: The President of India, Shri Ram Nath Kovind, will visit Gujarat tomorrow (October 2, 2017). The President will commence his engagements with paying his tributes to Mahatma Gandhi at his birth place, Kirti Mandir, Porbandar. Later, he will attend a function organized by the Government of Gujarat to declare ODF status for Rural Gujarat at Kirti Mandir. The President will also inaugurate/lay foundation stone various schemes/initiatives such as inauguration of Jetty & other facilit...Read More

18 more Pakistani boats nabbed near border in Gujarat, 3 crew also caught

September 07, 2017
18 more Pakistani boats nabbed near border in Gujarat, 3 crew also caught

Bhuj: A day after seizure of 3 Pakistani boats with two intruders from the neighbouring country from Haraminala adjoining Arabian sea close to the international border in Kutch district of Gujarat, the Border Security Force (BSF) patrol teams today again nabbed 18 such boats with 3 more Pakistanis from two places in the same marshy water body, a senior official of the force said. 14 of the boats were nabbed from near the border pillar 1162 in Haraminala, a marshy creek area of ...Read More

Two boats collide in shallow water off Okha coast in Gujarat, Coast guard called in

August 26, 2017
Two boats collide in shallow water off Okha coast in Gujarat, Coast guard called in

Okha: Two fishing boats collided in shallow waters near Samiyani island off Okha coast n Gujarat owing to which Indian Coast guard was called in for assistance however all the 13 crew of the two boats were safe. A coastguard official today said that an information about the collision of two Indian Fishing Boats were reported by Fisheries department yesterday. The Coast Guard on ascertaining details activated their search and rescue network. It was later established that an Indian...Read More

BSF nabs Pakistani boat from Haraminala near international border in Kutch district of Gujarat

August 18, 2017
BSF nabs Pakistani boat from Haraminala near international border in Kutch district of Gujarat

Bhuj: The BSF patrol team today seized a Pakistani boat from Haraminala close to the international border in Kutch district in Guajrat, a senior official of the force said. The boat was seized from near the border pillar 1163 in the Haraminala. However nothing suspicious have been found in the single boat. Some fishing equipment, diesel can and fishes were found in it, he said adding that it was most likely being used for fishing in 'prawn rich Indian marshy area' from where several suc...Read More

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