Pakistan caught again in nuclear smuggling activity
According to the US Justice Department, the five men, based in Canada, Hong Kong, and UK, “operated an international procurement network of front companies that existed to acquire US-origin goods for AERO) and PAEC, and to cause those goods to be exported from the United States to the entities without export licenses in violation of federals law.”
Two Chinese drones seized in Punjab, soldier among 3 held
Punjab Police on Friday seized two highly sophisticated Chinese-made drones and arr...
Facial recognition for cows: Why is Mooofarm giving cattle a digital identity?
Agritech startup Mooofarm claims to have 95% accuracy in disti...
FM releases stamp to commemorate DRI’s role
After releasing the stamp, Sitharaman stressed on the critical need for training officers of DRI in using technology and data analytics to be able to inspire confidence of citizens and deter smugglers, the finance ministry said.
Gold smuggling on the rise as high prices boost appeal in India
Gold in India touched a record high of 39,885 rupees ($563) per 10 grams in early September.
Illegal cancer drugs from Bangladesh flood local market
Illegal import of drugs from Bangladesh and other neighbouring countries have further added to the woes of pharmaceutical companies. Experts suggest a thriving ‘grey’ market of fake and unapproved copies of Big Pharma’s oncology and hepatology medicines, and some under patent protection. The drugs are smuggled, hence exact numbers are unavailable.
DRI busts China-based syndicate involved in smuggling gold to India, seizes over 21 kg gold
Three people, including a Chinese and a Taiwanese national, have been arrested in connection with the case, the statement issued by the Directorate of Revenue Intelligence (DRI) said. Initial investigations point to the involvement of two separate China-based and Taiwan-based smuggling syndicates involved in smuggling gold into India.
BSF South Bengal struggling to maintain seized cattle
In a press conference on Wednesday, the Inspector-General of BSF (South Bengal Frontier), YB Khurania revealed that BSF currently has around 2700 cattle still in their custody out of more than 19000 seized by them this year till August.
Assam police arrest cattle smuggling kingpin
Assam Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal has ordered a crackdown in the illegal cattle cartel.
Livestock population up by 4.6%; cow count rises by 18%
From 512 million in 2012 to nearly 536 million in 2019, the livestock population has increased by 4.6%, as per the 20th livestock census. Cows account for over one-fourth of the total livestock population & increase 18% from the previous census.
2017 Alwar lynching: Pehlu Khan chargesheeted posthumously for smuggling cattle
Rajasthan Police on Saturday filed a chargesheet against Pehlu Khan and his two sons for cow smuggling. Pehlu was beaten to death by a mob i...
DRI seizes more than 6kgs of smuggled gold worth Rs 2.50 crore in two separate incidents
The Directorate of Revenue Intelligence recovered gold on board the Sealdah bound Teesta Torsa Express based on a tip.
West Bengal: 3 dead, 1 injured in socket bomb explosion in Farzipara
Three people died and another sustained injuries after a socket bomb hidden in a bucket by cattle smugglers exploded near border outpost (BO...
Smuggled mobile phones ringing in trouble at Tihar Jail
Total 330 mobile phones have been recovered in the last one month in Tihar jail.
Smuggled cigarettes worth Rs 2.69 crore seized, one arrested
According to reports, the consignment of cigarettes was smuggled from Myanmar to India.
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