Coast Guard rescues 182 Gangasagar pilgrims stranded on grounded ferry

The Indian Coast Guard quickly responded to an incident and rescued 182 pilgrims stranded on a grounded ferry off Kakdwip in West Bengal. Read More

Lt Gen PC Nair, DG Assam Rifles, visits Manipur’s troubled Moreh

The director general of Assam Rifles, Lieutenant General Pradeep Chandran Nair, visited the violence-hit border town of Moreh in Manipur, which recently saw a sharp rise in violence and attacks on security forces. Read More

‘Smoke bomb’ incident prompts big change in Parliament’s security

After the security breach in the Lok Sabha that saw two youths jumping to the floor of the House from the visitors’ gallery and releasing yellow-coloured smoke from canisters, the Union home ministry has ordered a complete overhaul of Parliament’s security detail. Read More

Govt, MDL ink ₹1,615cr deal for next-gen patrol vessels for Coast Guard

The defence ministry signed a ₹1,614.89 crore contract with the Mumbai-based Mazagon Dock Shipbuilders Ltd for six next-generation offshore patrol vessels to be delivered in 5..5 years. Read More

BSF plans to raise marine battalion, drone squadron for Sundarbans ops

The Border Security Force is planning to raise a marine battalion, a drone squadron and procure all-terrain vehicles for patrolling the Sundarbans to curb infiltration and smuggling in the mangrove delta that shares a long border with Bangladesh. Read More

Women personnel in J&K op roles giving excellent support, CRPF says

Ajay Kumar Yadav, the inspector general of the Central Reserve Police Force in Jammu & Kashmir’s Srinagar sector, said women personnel of the central armed police force are deployed in various operational roles in the Kashmir valley and providing excellent support to the force. Read More

ICGS Samar decommissioned

As the sun disappeared over the horizon on Saturday, Indian Coast Guard Ship Samar was decommissioned with full honours in a traditional armed force ceremony held at Coast Guard Jetty in Kochi. Read More

Assam Rifles marks Naga freedom fighter Jadonang’s death anniversary

The Assam Rifles along with members of the Zeliangrong Naga tribe and civil administration commemorated the death anniversary of Naga freedom fighter Haipou Jadonang at Sankhomei village and Tamenglong district in the Khoupum valley, on Tuesday. Read More

Rakesh Pal appointed 25th director general of Indian Coast Guard

Rakesh Pal has been appointed the 25th director general of the Indian Coast Guard. He is an alumnus of the Indian Naval Academy and joined Indian Coast Guard in January 1989. Read More

Odisha train disaster: Armed forces, NDRF deployed for rescue and relief

he three services of India's armed forces – Indian Army, Indian Navy, and Indian Air Force – along with the National Disaster Relief Force have been deployed for relief and evacuation operations in the country’s worst railway disaster in at least 30 years. Read More


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