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Wednesday, June 23, 2021



'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.

Duty free employee at Delhi airport helped smuggle gold, held

May 07, 2019 1:29 am

“Neither the two accused nor the Duty Free Shop employee knew each other. They were given a codeword by their handlers, which they shared with each other,” the official added.

Mumbai: Two held for smuggling 500-kg red sanders worth Rs 2.5 crore

March 02, 2019 1:02 am

The police have booked the two accused under Sections 379 (theft) and 34 (common intention) of the IPC along with several sections of the Indian Forest Act, 1927. They were produced in court on Friday.

India, Nepal agree to set up hotline for effective coordination in checking smuggling

November 21, 2018 10:16 pm

The two top officials had met in Kathmandu on Monday and Tuesday for the 19th annual Indo-Nepal Director General-level talks, the officials said.