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Polish national arrested with charas at Indo-Nepal border

Last Updated: Wednesday, August 20, 2014, 22:54

A Polish national has been arrested with narcotics at a India-Nepal border crossing in Maharajganj district.

Venezuela seals border with Colombia to fight smuggling

Last Updated: Tuesday, August 12, 2014, 12:20

Venezuela closed its border with Colombia Monday night to crack down on smuggling of cut-rate gasoline and other products and stanch huge losses for the Caracas government.

EU urges Gibraltar, Spain to probe cigarette smuggling

Last Updated: Tuesday, August 12, 2014, 04:43

The EU`s anti-fraud office on Monday urged Gibraltar and Spain to launch legal action after it found signs that organised crime was behind a rise in cigarette smuggling in southern Spain.

Commerce Minister for easing of gold import restrictions

Last Updated: Monday, August 11, 2014, 16:44

With restrictions on gold imports leading to rise in smuggling, Commerce and Industry Minister Nirmala Sitharaman has pitched for relaxing gold import duty as it is 'badly' hurting the gems and jewellery industry.

`Six-fold rise in gold smuggling at Mumbai airports this year`

Last Updated: Sunday, August 10, 2014, 01:20

Cases of gold smuggling at the two city airports have gone up over six times this year, as the Customs department has recorded as many as 497 cases in four months from April, as compared to 79 cases in the corresponding period last year, officials said.

China executes two South Koreans for smuggling drugs from North Korea

Last Updated: Wednesday, August 06, 2014, 16:28

China executed on Wednesday two South Koreans convicted of smuggling drugs from North Korea and will soon execute a third, the Yonhap news agency reported, quoting South Korea`s foreign ministry.

Better steps required to curb smuggling: Rajnath Singh

Last Updated: Tuesday, August 05, 2014, 14:28

Government on Tuesday said current measures are not enough and better steps are required at international borders to prevent smuggling of narcotics.

In cat-and-mouse game, India uncovers new gold smuggling route

Last Updated: Friday, August 01, 2014, 04:34

India is scrambling to crack down on a new gold smuggling tactic that it fears could accelerate a flood of illegal imports of the precious metal into the world`s second-biggest buyer.

Gold smuggling may rise if customs duty not lowered: Experts

Last Updated: Sunday, July 27, 2014, 13:34

In 2013, the government had hiked the Customs duty on gold in phases to 10 percent to control gold import and to bring down the CAD.

Two held with 5 kg gold at Hyderabad airport

Last Updated: Wednesday, July 23, 2014, 21:23

Over 5 kg gold which was allegedly being smuggled via the Rajiv Gandhi International Airport (RGIA) at Shamshabad here was Wednesday seized by Customs officials and two passengers arrested in connection.

Spanish police arrest Colombian drug gang boss

Last Updated: Saturday, July 19, 2014, 23:35

Spanish police have arrested a Colombian drug boss dubbed "The Mouse", the alleged leader of a major cocaine smuggling gang accused of 400 killings, officials said on Saturday.

Congress MLAs stage walkout seeking white paper on drug issue

Last Updated: Saturday, July 19, 2014, 00:31

Congress MLAs on Friday staged a walkout in the Punjab Assembly in protest against the state government`s failure to come up with a white paper on cases lodged against drug peddlers and the number of police officers involved in smuggling.