Coast guards: GK, General Studies and Current Affairs

Krishnaswamy Natarajan to be new Chief of Indian Coast Guard (ICG)

Krishnaswamy Natarajan has beenappointed as the new Director General (DG) of the Indian Coast Guard (ICG). He will take over the charge after incumbent Rajendra Singh retires on 30th June 2019. An alumnus of the ..

Sahyog HOP TAC-2018 held between India and Vietnam

On October 4, the first ever Indo-Vietnam Coast Guard joint exercise – Sahyog HOP TAC -2018’ held in the Bay of Bengal off Chennai between Indian and Vietnam Coast Guards (VGC). According to an official ..

Indian Coast Guard (ICG) commissions patrol vessel ‘Vijaya’

The Indian Coast Guard (ICG) has commissioned indigenously built patrol vessel ‘Vijaya’ in Chennai, Tamil Nadu. It is capable of carrying limited pollution response equipment to contain oil spill in sea. The 98-metre Offshore Patrol ..

The coastal security exercise ‘Sagar Kavach’ held in Kerala

The coastal security exercise ‘Sagar Kavach’ was held along Kerala shores on April 24, 2018 to strengthen and assess the loopholes in the coastal security mechanism. Apart from the Indian Coast Guard, the Indian Navy, ..

Exercise ‘Dosti –XI’: India, Lanka, Maldives hold joint naval exercises

The Sri Lankan Coast Guards are participating in a joint sea exercise with the Indian and Maldivian Coast Guards in the seas off Male. What is Dosti-XI? A Joint 5-day Sea Exercise b/w Srilanka, India ..