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Jet Airways air hostess, who smuggled lakhs of dollars, sent to jail

Jet Airways air hostess, who smuggled lakhs of dollars, sent to jail

The lady crew member of a Hong Kong-bound flight was arrested at the Indira Gandhi International (IGI) airport on the intervening night of January 7 and January 8. 

Jan 09, 2018, 18:02 PM IST
Jet Airways crew member arrested with Rs 3.2 crore in US dollars at IGI airport

Jet Airways crew member arrested with Rs 3.2 crore in US dollars at IGI airport

The air hostess with Jet Airways allegedly smuggled $10 lakh dollars in seven trips to Hong Kong in the past two months at the behest of a travel company owner.

Jan 09, 2018, 09:36 AM IST

West Bengal has the most to gain from better Indo-Bangla relation: Harsh Vardhan Shringla

With most Bangladeshis preferring West Bengal as their destination while visiting India, the state has the most to gain from a better relation between the two countries, Indian High Commissioner to Bangladesh Harsh Vardhan Shringla has said.

Aug 12, 2017, 18:39 PM IST

Wipro ADRs slump on the NYSE; company clarifies on bonus issue

Wipro on Monday said the date for issuing bonus or stock dividend to the holders of its American Depository Receipts is yet to be finalised, amid the ADRs witnessing steep fluctuations in pre-market trading on the New York Stock Exchange.

Jun 12, 2017, 22:49 PM IST

Businesses can't fight govt: Murthy on H1-B visa

With the Indian IT companies feeling the heat over the H1-B visa, IT czar N R Narayana Murthy on Saturday said businesses cannot fight government and have to work within the limitations.

Feb 04, 2017, 23:23 PM IST
Pent up dollar demand by jewellers to exert pressure on rupee: Experts

Pent up dollar demand by jewellers to exert pressure on rupee: Experts

Pent up demand for US dollars by the jewellery sector, coupled with a weak Chinese yuan, are expected to exert pressure on the Indian rupee during the upcoming week, experts said on Saturday.

Mar 26, 2016, 19:46 PM IST

Cuba to eliminate tax on US dollars

Cuban Foreign Affairs Minister Bruno Rodriguez said that the government will eliminate the 10 percent tax levied on US dollars entering the country.

Mar 18, 2016, 07:54 AM IST

Indonesian police say Australia paid people-smugglers: reports

Indonesian police insist Australian authorities paid the crew of a people-smuggling boat US$31,000 to turn back, displaying thousands of US dollars as proof, reports said Wednesday.

Jun 17, 2015, 10:42 AM IST

India’s Forex reserves down $1.64 billion

According to the RBI’s weekly statistical supplement, foreign currency assets, the biggest component of the Forex reserves, plunged $867.4 million at $289.95 billion in the week under review.

Dec 13, 2014, 15:47 PM IST

US dollar steady ahead of US Federal Reserve meeting

The US dollar stood at 107.26 yen in mid-morning Singapore, down slightly from 107.31 yen in New York late Friday.

Sep 15, 2014, 10:43 AM IST

Fed rate outlook shift buoys dollar, hurts shares

The US dollar stood tall on Wednesday on growing expectations the Federal Reserve would raise interest rates earlier than expected.

Sep 10, 2014, 08:22 AM IST

RBI likely buying dollars via state-run banks: Traders

The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) was seen buying dollars via state-run banks to prevent further appreciation in the rupee, four traders said on Monday.

Sep 08, 2014, 11:06 AM IST

Dollar, euro in tight range as pound drops

The euro stood at $1.2953 and 136.08 yen, compared with $1.2951 and 136.14 yen in US trade.

Sep 08, 2014, 09:27 AM IST

`Friendly Muslim country` gives Pakistan $1.5 bn

The unexpected surge in the value of Pakistani rupee against the dollar was mainly because of a whopping USD 1.5 billion deposit in Pakistan Development Fund by a "friendly Muslim country".

Mar 13, 2014, 22:52 PM IST

China allows use of Ruble in city bordering Russia

Suifenhe, a Chinese city bordering Russia has become the first in the country to allow the Ruble to be used alongside Yuan after the Russian currency became an increasingly popular form of payment among residents and traders.

Dec 15, 2013, 21:37 PM IST

Robert Pattinson puts 4M pounds LA love nest with Kristen Stewart on sale

Robert Pattinson has officially ended his love story with Kristen Stewart by putting their 4million dollars Los Angeles mansion on the market this week.

Oct 23, 2013, 16:13 PM IST

Venezuela to auction US dollars to businesses

Venezuela`s government plans to auction dollars to private businesses that sell food, medicine and other basic goods amid widespread shortages.

Mar 20, 2013, 14:32 PM IST

Zimbabweans wash dirty US dollars with soap, water

The washing machine cycle takes about 45 minutes — and George Washington comes out much cleaner in the Zimbabwe-style laundering of dirty money.

Jul 06, 2010, 19:14 PM IST

North Korea bans use of foreign currency

North Korea has banned the use of foreign currency, another sign its hard-line communist government is intent on reasserting control over the country`s nascent market economy.

Dec 31, 2009, 15:24 PM IST