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DRI seizes 27.6 kg foreign-origin gold worth Rs 8.13 cr in Tamil Nadu

On a single day, 27.6 kg of foreign-origin gold, worth Rs 8.13 crore, was seized by the Directorate of Revenue Intelligence (DRI) from three places in Tamil Nadu, it said on Monday.

Jul 24, 2017, 21:04 PM IST

DRI seizes 52 kg smuggled gold worth Rs 15 cr from Mundra port

Sleuths of the Gandhidham regional unit of DRI seized the gold from a consignment of Param Equipments Pvt Ltd, concealed in a frame of egg incubator last night, DRI deputy director HK Singh told reporters.

May 21, 2017, 20:27 PM IST

Containers in ports being searched for fake currency notes

Containers at various ports across the country are being searched by Customs and DRI officials following a tip-off that fake currency notes were being smuggled into the country in ships.

Mar 20, 2017, 15:47 PM IST
No need to worry, Pakistan won't be able to replicate new Indian currency notes: Intelligence agencies

No need to worry, Pakistan won't be able to replicate new Indian currency notes: Intelligence agencies

According to Indian intelligence agencies, the Pakistani mint has achieved a "zero-error counterfeit capability" in printing fake Indian notes.

Nov 10, 2016, 09:01 AM IST
Black money: DRI probes illicit outflow of $505 billion

Black money: DRI probes illicit outflow of $505 billion

The Directorate of Revenue Intelligence (DRI) has started a probe to verify whether USD 505 billion was siphoned out of the country illegally during 2004-13, when Congress-led UPA was in power.

Mar 13, 2016, 16:11 PM IST
Black money: SIT asks DRI to verify if $505 billion flown out of India from 2004-13

Black money: SIT asks DRI to verify if $505 billion flown out of India from 2004-13

The instruction to DRI comes on the heels of US-based think-tank Global Finance Integrity stating in a report that India had fourth largest outflow of black money in the world with a whopping USD 51 billion being siphoned out every year between 2004 and 2013.

Feb 15, 2016, 16:39 PM IST

Private airline crew member held with $3,90,000

A crew member of a private airline was arrested by Directorate of Revenue Intelligence (DRI) for allegedly carrying USD 3,90,000 in his check-in baggage at the Mumbai International airport here, an official said.

Feb 05, 2016, 00:03 AM IST

DRI has issued 'alert circular' on illegal Chinese crackers import: TN govt to HC

 An "alert circular" to maintain strict vigil against illegal imports of Chinese crackers has already been sent by Directorate of Revenue Intelligence to Chief Commissioners of Customs and related departments, Tamil Nadu government informed Madras High Court today.

Oct 27, 2015, 01:42 AM IST

DRI seizes drugs worth Rs.45.98 crore, 5 held

 Directorate of Revenue Intelligence (DRI) sleuths seized contraband drugs worth almost Rs.46 crore in the international market from Rajasthan and Gujarat and arrested five people, the finance ministry said on Wednesday.

May 27, 2015, 19:30 PM IST

DRI seizes 8 kg gold, arrests 4 including airport officials in Hyderabad

The Directorate of Revenue Intelligence (DRI) has seized 8 kg of gold worth Rs 2.2 crore at the Rajiv Gandhi International Airport (RGIA) at Shamshabad here and arrested four persons including two airport security officials.

May 26, 2015, 23:18 PM IST

Eight kgs gold seized at Chennai airport

Directorate of Revenue Intelligence officials seized over eight kilograms of gold from two passengers at the Chennai International Airport on Thursday.

Feb 12, 2015, 16:02 PM IST

23 tonnes of red sanders seized off Mumbai, 20 persons nabbed

The Directorate of Revenue Intelligence and the Indian Coast Guard intercepted two boats off the Mumbai coast and seized 23 tonnes of red sanders, nabbing 20 persons.

Dec 05, 2014, 22:06 PM IST

Court acquits Nigerian national of drug possession charge

New Delhi: A Nigerian national, arrested here in 2007 by DRI for allegedly possessing five kilograms of contraband heroin, has been acquitted by a Delhi court which observed that the recovery of the seized narcotic was not found to be "trustworthy".

Dec 04, 2014, 18:42 PM IST

CBI registers preliminary inquiry against Adani Group

CBI has begun an inquiry into the alleged inflated credit facility availed from banks by Adani Group by over-invoicing for importing power sector equipment to the tune of Rs 2300 crore.

Jul 24, 2014, 22:57 PM IST

CBI registers Preliminary Enquiry against Adani Group

The Directorate of Revenue Intelligence (DRI) found over valuation and custom evasion.

Jul 24, 2014, 15:10 PM IST

Heroin seizure: Probe agencies question eight Gujarati sailors

Eight sailors from Jodiya were questioned jointly by the Directorate of Revenue Intelligence (DRI), Intelligence Bureau and the Gujarat police for their alleged involvement in connection with the seizure of Rs 1,600 crore worth heroin.

May 04, 2014, 23:49 PM IST

Notice issued to Naveen Jindal`s JSPL by DRI for duty evasion

The DRI has sent a notice to Congress MP, Naveen Jindal`s company JSPL.

Jan 13, 2014, 22:17 PM IST

Smuggled gold went to leading Kerala jewellery shop

The Directorate of Revenue Intelligence (DRI) has found that a portion of the gold smuggled into Kerala made its way to a leading jewellery shop in Kozhikode, a top official of the DRI said Monday.

Nov 25, 2013, 17:11 PM IST

DRI recovers 32 kg gold from aircraft, four arrested

Thirty-two kg of gold biscuits, worth Rs 15 crore in the international market, were Monday recovered from the lavatory of an Air India flight and four persons arrested in this connection, airport sources said.

Oct 07, 2013, 14:33 PM IST

Smuggling case: Two accused ran firms on employees` name

The Directorate of Revenue Intelligence had last year unearthed an international syndicate involved in smuggling of restricted refrigeration gases, air conditioners and cigarettes from foreign countries worth about Rs 10 crore.

Jan 13, 2013, 17:16 PM IST