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Wednesday, June 29, 2022



Ambergris, or whale vomit, worth Rs 73.6 lakh seized in Anand; six arrested

May 20, 2022 6:15 pm

The substance produced in the digestive tract of sperm whales is believed to have a high medicinal value and is a sought-after ingredient in exotic perfumes.

Punjab DGP asks officials to crack down on smugglers, contrabands in border districts

November 07, 2021 1:05 am

The DGP also ordered district chiefs to nab all Proclaimed Offenders and bail jumpers of NDPS cases in their jurisdiction and also ordered them to install CCTVs at all police stations and religious places.

Mumbai: Man booked for ‘smuggling’ diesel from ships barred from fishing

August 20, 2021 7:39 am

Shirodkar approached the court earlier this month stating that the conditions imposed on him while granting bail, prevent him from entering the jurisdiction of Uran and Mora police stations.

'Looted' from Iraq, this sculpture may soon be returned to the country

September 28, 2020 2:17 pm

The significance of the plaque is such that if it were sold in the open market, it would fetch a lot of money, in "tens of thousands of pounds"

WATCH: CISF seizes foreign currency hidden inside peanuts, meatballs at Delhi airport

February 13, 2020 12:10 pm

The unique modus operandi of currency notes smuggling was revealed when security personnel confronted 25-year-old Murad Ali after observing his 'suspicious' behaviour when he reached Terminal-3 of the airport.

Rare wildlife species seized at Chennai airport

December 22, 2019 8:20 pm

During interrogation, the passenger was evasive in his reply, following which the sleuths examined his baggages and recovered the rare animals that was given to him in a stroller bag by someone outside Bangkok airport, an official release said on Sunday.

Uzbek man who tried to smuggle parrots gets bail

November 26, 2019 2:44 am

The CMM granted bail to Jonov on furnishing a personal bond of Rs 1 lakh, subject to the condition that he join the probe and not tamper with evidence or influence witnesses.

‘Smuggling in 5 sectors cost India 16 lakh jobs in FY18’

September 27, 2019 1:44 am

Of this, over 5 lakh jobs were prevented from being added to these sectors directly. Labour-intensive industries like readymade garments and tobacco products experienced a chunk of the loss in direct livelihood opportunities.

Delhi man gets 4 years in jail for smuggling tiger parts

September 21, 2019 9:35 am

During questioning, Surajbhan disclosed the identity of the other gang members and led to the recovery of 18 tiger nails from a house in Adarsh Nagar. The ED later registered a case under the PMLA Act to investigate the proceeds of the crime.

Mumbai: Man smuggling 20 Siamese crocodile, albino monkey held

July 29, 2019 3:55 am

Officials laid a trap near Kalamboli area in Navi Mumbai and nabbed the accused.