Devendra Fadnavis

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No Terror Angle Confirmed In Raigad Boat Incident: Maha Dy CM Fadnavis

Maharashtra Deputy CM Devendra Fadnavis denied any terror angle in the recently found boat, filled with AK-47 boats and rifles. On August 18, Minister said, the boat is owned by an Australian citizen and the police has been alerted, to investigate the matter. Furthermore, It has now reached Harihareshwar beach and is being seized by… read-more

Thu, 18 Aug 2022 - 07:00 PM / by Varsha Joshi

Tags: Maharashtra Deputy CM, Devendra Fadnavis, boat, Rifles, Raigad District

Boats With AK-47

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Unidentified Boat With AK-47, Rifles Found On Harihareshwar Shore

In Raigad, an unidentified boat with AK-47, rifles and bullets was found on the shore of Harihareshwar at Shrivardhan, said district management. On August 17, the lifeboat was found on the shore of Mauje Bhardakhol with weapons, but no person was on the boat. Notably, Harihareshwar is about 200 km from Mumbai and 170 km from Pune. The police have launched an investigation and are inspecting the weapons.

Thu, 18 Aug 2022 - 06:05 PM / by Varsha Joshi

Tags: AK-47, Rifles, boat, Harihareshwar, investigation, Maharashtra


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3 More Arrested In Rs 280 Cr Heroin Seizure Case

Three more people including two Afghan nationals were arrested by Gujarat ATS and Indian Coast Guard for alleged connection with the seizure of Heroin worth Rs 280 crore. The drugs were earlier seized from a boat in the Arabian sea in April, and around nine Pakistani nationals were detained. The three arrested accused include Khari Hamidullah, Mohammad Hakim and Azim Ahmed.

Fri, 17 Jun 2022 - 01:00 PM / by Shibu Immanuel S

Tags: Gujarat, Heroin, boat, Arabian Sea, Pakistan

Courtesy: ANI

Pakistani Boat

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Pakistani Boat Crew Threw Drug Shipment In Sea, Retrieved From Gujarat's Jakhau

Border Security Force and Marine Police retrieved gunny sacks thrown into water by Pakistani boat AL Noman on June 5, which was detained by Indian Coast Guard and Gujarat Anti-Terrorism Squad last week. To avoid getting caught with narcotics within Indian maritime borders, Pakistani crew threw shipment of roughly 50 kg of drugs. "The Pakistani boat will now be liable for prosecution under the value of drugs," said security forces.  

Sun, 05 Jun 2022 - 09:12 PM / by Varsha Joshi

Tags: Drugs, boat, Gujarat, pakistani boat, marine police

Courtesy: ANI


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Indian Brand 'Boat' To Raise Rs 2,000 Crore Through IPO

Audio Electronic Brand 'Boat', will file a draft red herring prospectus for raising Rs 2,000 crore IPO, this week. As per reports, the company is eyeing a valuation of $1.5-2 billion ahead of the IPO launch. Warburg Pincus, the single largest shareholder in Boat with around 36% stake, will offload shares worth Rs 700-800 crore in the IPO. Notably, the company is expected to double its revenue by March 2022.

Wed, 26 Jan 2022 - 04:22 PM / by Shaloo Priya

Tags: India, electronic brand, boat, IPO, Warburg Pincus

Courtesy: The Economic Times

Froth in Yamuna river.

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Delhi Govt Deploys 15 boats To Remove Froth From Yamuna

The Delhi government on November 9 deployed 15 boats to remove the foam formed in the Yamuna river with the help of ropes. The plan to remove the froth was prepared by the Delhi Pollution Control Committee (DPCC). ''The exercise will continue till the current frothing episode comes to an end,'' said an official. Reportedly, high phosphate content in detergents caused the formation of foam in the river. 

Wed, 10 Nov 2021 - 12:55 PM / by Brijesh Goswami

Tags: Froth, Yamuna, boat, dpcc, Delhi Government

Courtesy: Zee News

Rescue operation

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Greek Authorities Continue Search And Rescue Operations Off Coast For Missing Migrants

Off the coast of the southern island of Crete, Greek authorities began a search and rescue operation on July 23, for several migrants who went missing after their boat carrying them sank due to high winds. So far Greek authorities have rescued 37 migrants including one child and a woman on the night of July 22. The submerged boat total had 45 migrants on board.

Fri, 23 Jul 2021 - 09:45 PM / by Balaji L

Tags: Migrants, coastguard, Greece, boat

Courtesy: The Times Of India


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Music Accessories Firm boAt Receives $100 Mn From Warburg Pincus

Delhi-based music accessories maker boAt has received $100 million funding from an American firm Warburg Pincus. The audio devices company plans to invest the newly collected money into the expansion of its research and production abilities, localise its production and broaden the brand portfolio. Founded in 2016, boAt began with the sale of smartphone cables and chargers. boAt co-founder termed the investment as great news to the entire… read-more

Wed, 06 Jan 2021 - 04:28 PM / by Sakshi Amrutkar

Tags: boat, New Delhi, New York, Warburg Pincus, Music

Courtesy: Bloomberg Quint

Lanka Navy Imprisons 47 Indian Fishermen

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47 Indian Fishermen Arrested in Sri Lanka; Claims Of Net Damage

The Sri Lankan Navy seized seven India boats and arrested 47 fishermen on December 14, alleging them of fishing outside the Indian boundaries. Arrested from the Neduntheevu islands in Sri Lanka, it was revealed that 27 fishermen hailed from Rameswaram and 20 others were the resident of Puthukottai, Tamil Nadu. However, the issue has been brought into the notice of Indian government and apparently to be produced in the Lankan court on December… read-more

Tue, 15 Dec 2020 - 12:00 AM / by Archita chakraborty

Tags: Sri Lanka, Fishermen, India, Tamil Nadu, boat

Courtesy: Hindustan Times

Images from Accident

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Rajasthan: Eleven Killed and Three Went Missing in a Boat Accident

Eleven people killed and three went missing on September 16, after a boat overturned into the Chambal River in Rajasthan's Bundi district. According to the reports, 35 people were sailing through the river with 15 motorbikes loaded. A compensation of Rs 1 lakh to the family of deceased has been announced by the Rajasthan CM Ashok Gehlot. "A case has been registered against the boat sailor and the owner," said police.

Wed, 16 Sep 2020 - 09:13 PM / by Mahadevan K V

Tags: Rajasthan, accident, boat, devotees

Courtesy: Deccan Herald