Pangolin scales seized, one held in Odisha

The Wildlife Crime Control Bureau (WCCB) arrested one person and seized around one kg of pangolin scales from him, Divisional Forest Officer (Berhampur) S S Mishra said Tuesday.

Syria forces regroup after Islamists seize Idlib city

Syrian troops regrouped on Sunday after a coalition including Al-Qaeda`s local affiliate seized the city of Idlib, the second provincial capital to fall from government control.

Pro-Russian rebels break truce to seize flashpoint Ukraine town

A flashpoint strategic town in east Ukraine fell Wednesday to a fierce assault by pro-Russian rebels in a serious defeat for Kiev, prompting the West to accuse Moscow of cynically exploiting an internationally-backed ceasefire.

Italian police seize 42.7 tonnes of cannabis off Sicily coast

Italian police have seized 42.7 tonnes of cannabis off the coast of Sicily in one of Europe`s biggest ever drug hauls, French officials said Friday.

Militants seize Iraq-Syria border crossing: Officers

Sunni Arab militants have seized the Al-Waleed border post between Iraq and Syria, officers said today, meaning that all crossings between the neighbouring countries are now outside government control.

Saif Ali Khan’s ad film shoot cancelled after police seize chopper

The shooting of a commercial featuring Bollywood actor Saif Ali Khan was halted in Rajasthan’s capital on Saturday when a chopper, which was to be used, was seized by the police, officials said.

Pirates seize oil tanker in Ivory Coast: Sources

Armed men have hijacked a tanker carrying 5,000 tons of oil from an Ivory Coast port and taken it off the coast of Ghana.

12,437 SIM cards seized in Ahmedabad

In a major breakthrough, the Crime Branch team of Gujarat Police recovered a huge cache of as many as 12,437 SIM cards.

Landmine seized in Malkangiri

A powerful landmine planted
by Maoists was seized on a road in Odisha`s Malkangiri
district today, police sources said.

21 crude bombs seized, man held

21 crude bombs were seized and a man was arrested, purportedly for use
during the ensuing panchayat elections in Odisha`s Jajpur district today.

Explosives seized in Dhanbad

Two thousand
detonators and one quintal ammonium nitrate were on Tuesday seized
from Dhanbad district, police said.

Rs 91 lakh unaccounted cash seized in UP

Unaccounted Rs 91 lakh cash
was on Thursday seized from three different cars here, police said.

Uttar Pradesh: Explosives seized, two arrested

The Uttar Pradesh Police have seized a large quantity of explosives, including over 900 gelatine sticks, and arrested two persons in this connection.

Ganja, opium seized from Nawada prison

Ganja, opium, knives and a few mobile phone sim cards were today seized from Nawada divisional jail during a search of various wards.

CWG: Police not to seize property of accused

A Delhi court on Thursday stopped
Faridabad Police from attaching the properties of two Haryana
businessmen, arrested for their alleged role in an illegal
award of a Commonwealth Games contract to a Swiss firm.

Heroin worth Rs five crore seized in Bihar

Five packets of heroin,
worth about Rs five crore, were seized from a vehicle in
Araria district on Tuesday, a Seema Surakhsa Bal (SSB) official
said.

Guwahati: Two improvised explosive devices seized

A day after serial blasts
rocked Mumbai, two powerful improvised explosive devices were
recovered in Guwahati and nearby Baksa district on Thursday during
two separate search operations in the run up to Independence
Day.

Huge cache of arms seized from border village

Punjab police on Wednesday seized a huge
cache of arms and ammunition, including AK-47 assault rifles
and explosive materials, from a border village on the
outskirts of the city.

Explosions in Tripoli, rebels seize Libyan town

Loud explosions shook Tripoli on Monday night in what appeared to be stepped up NATO air strikes on the Libyan capital, and rebel forces seized a town in the west, driving out Muammar Gaddafi`s forces.

J&K: Explosives seized from militants hideout

Security forces on Wednesday busted a
militant hideout and recovered a huge cache of explosives in a
forest in Pulwama district of south Kashmir.