BSF foils cross-border smuggling of fish eggs stuffed inside cattle carcasses in Bengal

Further examination revealed that each of the cattle was stuffed with six bags containing the fish eggs and was even stitched so that people do not notice it with suspicion.

Jun 06, 2020, 20:56 PM IST

Home Ministry will re-map Indian borders to prevent smuggling, form special task force: Sources

The government has ordered all paramilitary forces in the country to re-map the border areas and also find out which routes are being used in a bid to smuggle inside India so that the activities along those routes can be tracked and their fencing can be strengthened.

Nov 27, 2019, 10:46 AM IST

Couple arrested at IGI airport for allegedly smuggling gold worth Rs 24 lakh

Assorted gold jewellery weighing approximately 700 grams was found in their possession. The total estimate of the recovered gold was Rs 24,24,218.

Aug 31, 2019, 13:05 PM IST

75 kg sandalwood seized, one held at Mumbai airport

The passenger and the recovered sandalwood were handed over to the Forest Department. 

Aug 12, 2019, 21:06 PM IST

6 Pakistani men arrested for smuggling 218 kg narcotics at Gujarat port

On board the Pakistani boat, 194 packets of illicit drugs were recovered by the Coast Guard, the statement said.  An Indian fishing boat which was found to be suspicious was also detained along with its crew.

May 25, 2019, 18:57 PM IST

Bengal Tiger cub continues to go viral as his teenaged smuggler gets 6 months in jail

The cub, Roka, has made friends with Rakan, a Sumatran tiger cub. And, their videos repeatedly go viral.

Feb 21, 2018, 16:52 PM IST

5 arrested on charges of smuggling heroin in Mizoram

They were booked under relevant sections of the Narcotic Drugs and Psychotropic Substances Act, 1985, the spokesperson said.

Sep 10, 2017, 16:52 PM IST

UN to deploy security force to guard its base in Libya

The military unit would probably consist of around 150 people, Jean-Pierre Lacroix, UN Under-Secretary-General for Peacekeeping Operations, told a news briefing in Geneva.

Sep 08, 2017, 17:48 PM IST

Smuggling, piracy hindering India's manufacturing growth: Ficci

Widespread smuggling, counterfeiting and piracy can affect India's goal of becoming a manufacturing hub of the world, industry body Ficci today said.

Aug 22, 2017, 16:30 PM IST

US man arrested for smuggling King Cobras in potato chip cans!

In a shocking incident, a 34-year-old man from the United States was arrested for smuggling deadly king cobras inside cans of potato chips.

Jul 28, 2017, 23:01 PM IST

Trucker in Texas denies knowing immigrants were in stifling tractor trailer

James Bradley Jr., 60, told investigators he was caught by surprise when he opened the trailer doors outside a Walmart store in San Antonio, only to be knocked down by a group of "Spanish" people pouring out of the rig, according to the criminal complaint filed in the case.


Jul 25, 2017, 10:31 AM IST

NIA files chargesheet against FICN racketeer in Kolkata

The National Investigation Agency (NIA) on Friday filed a chargesheet against an accused in Kolkata Special court in relation to Fake Indian Currency Note (FICN) smuggling case.

Jun 02, 2017, 22:01 PM IST

Cow shelters hail Centre's new rules on cattle slaughter, terms it "right decision"

The Centre's decision to ban the sale and purchase of cattle from animal markets for slaughter has evinced a positive response from cow shelters which have termed it as an "appropriate step" in the "right direction".

May 27, 2017, 18:46 PM IST

Mumbai Police arrests two college students, three others for smuggling LSD from US and paying via bitcoins

Five people, including two students from a reputable college in Mumbai, were detained for smuggling and trafficking the psychedelic drug LSD (lysergic acid diethylamide) worth Rs 70 lakh on Wednesday.

Mar 30, 2017, 14:38 PM IST

Indonesia seeks 9-year jail term for people smuggling kingpin

Indonesian prosecutors Thursday sought a nine-year jail term for a suspected people smuggling kingpin accused of organising an illegal migrant boat journey.

Mar 02, 2017, 17:13 PM IST

Air India pilot held for smuggling gold bars worth Rs 15.65 lakh

In the light of recent instance of smuggling by crew member of the airlines, high level of surveillance has been kept by airport customs staff on passengers and crew.

Aug 11, 2016, 09:31 AM IST

Ephedrine haul case: Accused gets threat not to turn approver

An accused in the recently busted multi-crore drug racket case has allegedly been threatened by the drug mafia in Thane jail.

Jun 30, 2016, 12:48 PM IST

Chinese sentenced to 30 months for smuggling military hardware

A Chinese national has been sentenced to 30 months in jail in the US for smuggling high- tech military hardware, including sophisticated night vision and thermal imaging scopes.

Jun 30, 2016, 09:59 AM IST

Myanmar national held for smuggling heroin

A 27-year-old Mayanmar national was arrested in connection with the seizure of 420 gms of heroin here, police said today.

Jun 27, 2016, 13:17 PM IST

Terrorism, smuggling, drugs linked: President Pranab Mukherjee

President on Sunday presented the National Awards for Outstanding Services in the field of Prevention of Alcoholism and Substance (Drugs) Abuse on the occasion of International Day against Drug Abuse and Illicit Trafficking.

Jun 26, 2016, 19:10 PM IST