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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.

Adani firm moves Singapore court in attempt to block information to DRI

August 26, 2017 5:30 am

The website of the Singapore court shows that a case filed by Adani Global against the Attorney General and others was listed for hearing on August 21. Emails and phone calls to the Adani Group for comments did not elicit any response.

DRI unearths money laundering scam; 3 textile exporters held

July 31, 2017 2:15 am

The sources said the modus operandi adopted by the exporters was to forge CDFs bearing genuine serial numbers.

Gujarat: DRI busts ‘export-import’ scam worth over`100 crore

May 15, 2016 3:02 am

The scam is related to large-scale misuse of Duty Free Advance Authorisation involving ten export firms

DRI seizes Rs 2.6 cr in foreign currency from Jet crew member

February 05, 2016 12:50 am

According to the customs, Mohammed concealed the notes in “one pocket of his laptop bag and also in pockets of his jeans and track pants kept in his checked in trolley bag”.

To curb smuggling of endangered timber, India to join global alliance

December 08, 2015 1:22 am

The World Customs Organization has urged India to form alliances with other nations to curb the illegal trade of other precious wood.