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Under-construction building collapses in Karnataka

An under-construction building has collapsed in Karnataka’s Dharwad. This incident took place in the Kumareshwar Nagar of the town late afternoon on 19th March. More than 40 people are still feared trapped under the debris and 2 people are reported to be killed. A search and rescue operation is underway.



The first International Multilateral Maritime Search and Rescue Exercise (IMASAREX) held in Bangladesh.  It is a first ever sea based exercise under the aegis of Indian Ocean Naval Symposium with participation of Indian Ocean Littoral states in Bay of Bengal.


The joint anti-piracy, search and rescue exercise ‘Sahyog – Hyeoblyeog 2018’ held between India South Korea

Indo-Korean joint anti-piracy, search and rescue exercise ‘Sahyog-Hyeoblyeog 2018’ was conducted off the Chennai coast, in Tamil Nadu on April 6. The Korean Coast Guard ship ‘BADARO’ took part in the exercise. Indian Coast Guard deployed a Dornier aircraft to carry out sea-air coordinated search along with ICG Shaurya, Rani Abbakka, C-423, C-431 in the ..