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Tuesday, August 16, 2022



Oppo gets DRI notice for ‘Customs duty evasion of Rs 4,389 crore’

July 14, 2022 1:01 am

The company was issued a showcause notice on July 8, following the recovery of documents that indicated “wilful misdeclaration” of some imports, and remittance of royalty and licence fees to various multinational companies, including those based in China, the ministry said.

In major drug bust at Hyd airport, cocaine worth Rs 80 cr seized from two passengers

May 02, 2022 9:18 pm

In two separate incidents, the Directorate of Revenue Intelligence (DRI) officials at the RGI Airport apprehended a Tanzanian man and a woman from Angola on suspicion of carrying narcotics substances on them.

DRI seizes smuggled iPhones worth Rs 42 crore

November 28, 2021 8:11 pm

The DRI in a statement said that it has seized 2245 units of iPhone 13 Pro, 1401 of iPhone 13 pro max, 12 Google Pixel 6 pro and one Apple smartwatch from two consignments from Hong Kong

Ahmedabad: Vessel containing 'hazardous substances' intercepted, brought to Mundra Port

November 20, 2021 9:10 am

According to officials, a joint team of DRI and Customs had intercepted the vessel and redirected it to Mundra port.

Key accused in Mundra heroin haul case sent to 14-day judicial custody

October 05, 2021 4:40 am

The two containers, shipped from Bandar Abbas port in Iran and loaded with heroin of Afghanistan origin, had landed at Mundra port, the country’s largest private port in terms of cargo volume handled annually, run by the Adani Group.

Two arrested for stealing furniture from Panjab University

May 23, 2021 9:50 am

The two chairs, suspected to be heritage furniture, were stolen last month and hidden in the forest behind the varsity

Gujarat: 2 Customs superintendents among seven booked by CBI

January 30, 2021 2:10 am

The authorities found out that Shahidul Chowdhury and his brother Sajahan Chowdhury run a jewellery shop in Vapi and have been involved in gold smuggling for many months prior to June 2019.

DRI busts ‘smuggling racket’, seizes gold worth Rs 10.56 crore

June 17, 2019 9:10 am

DRI officials said the consignments, which landed in Mumbai on Friday, were supposed to be delivered at three different jewellery shops across Mumbai.

DRI probes domestic aviation majors for alleged duty evasion

November 13, 2018 6:46 am

Under the norms, parts of aircraft classified under customs tariff heading 8803 attract 5 per cent IGST while the IGST applicable on other goods is between 18 per cent and 28 per cent, depending on its classification.

DRI starts prosecution process against ‘antique smuggler’ Vijay Nanda

August 16, 2018 2:04 am

The DRI has alleged that Nanda is part of an international art smuggling syndicate that uses unscrupulous persons to steal sculptures from temples in south and eastern India.