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Customs nab passenger with 15 kg of gold

Updated: Sep 19, 2016 17:06 IST      
Customs nab passenger with 15 kg of gold

New Delh [India], Sept.19 (ANI): Air Customs Preventive officers of Delhi Airport on suspicion intercepted two passengers, an Indian and a Malaysian national, while arriving from Kuala Lumpur by flight no. OD 205, after they had crossed the Customs Green Channel at T-3, IGI Airport, without making any declaration to Indian Customs at Red Channel.

They were subsequently diverted for scanning of their baggage at the X-ray machines installed at the Green Channel.

On detailed examination of their baggage trolley loaded with their checked-in as well as hand baggage, fifteen bars of gold total weighing 15 kg, having market value of Rs. 4.67 Crore, which were concealed in the layers of newspapers placed in the bucket of baggage trolley, were recovered, said Sanjay Mangal,Commissioner of Customs, IGI Airport New Delhi

The recovered gold was seized under Section 110 of the Customs Act, 1962 and the passengers were arrested under Section 104 of the Act ibid and remanded to judicial custody.

Further investigation is under process. (ANI)

'Powerless' Mayawati facing identity crisis: BJP

Updated: May 23, 2017 14:36 IST     

Lucknow (Uttar Pradesh), May 23 (ANI): Uttar Pradesh Minister Siddharth Nath Singh on Tuesday took a jibe at Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) chief Mayawati over her visit to Saharanpur village in Uttar Pradesh and said that the former chief minister is out of power and is facing identity crisis.

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New Delhi[India], May 23, (ANI): The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) today filed another chargesheet against former MP Naveen Jindal and five others in connection with the alleged irregularities pertaining to the Urtan North Coal Block in Madhya Pradesh.

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JD (U), Left irked with Centre over laurels for Major Gogoi

Updated: May 23, 2017 14:30 IST     

New Delhi [India], May 23 (ANI): Asserting that Major Gogoi's `non-violent` measures against stone pelters in Jammu and Kashmir will only aggravate the situation in the valley, Communist Party of India (CPI) on Wednesday said that the need of the hour is to build the confidence of Kashmiris.

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New Delhi [India], May 23 (ANI): Assam is set for the dual celebration of completing its 1st anniversary and three year anniversary of Prime Minister Narendra Modi government's rule at the Centre on May 26.

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BJP to Lalu: Accept ownership of family's benami properties

Updated: May 23, 2017 14:14 IST     

Patna (Bihar) [India] may 23 (ANI): Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) mounted pressure on Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) supremo Lalu Prasad Yadav after the Enforcement Directorate (ED) on Tuesday arrested the former's daughter Misa Bharti's chartered accountant Rajesh Agarwal in a money laundering case.

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J&K: Clashes between students, security forces in Pulwama

Updated: May 23, 2017 13:52 IST     

Pulwama (J&K) [India], May 23, (ANI): Clashed broke out between the students and security forces in Jammu and Kahmir's Pulwama district on Tuesday against the alleged arrest of their schoolmates.

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New Delhi [India], May 23 (ANI): Hailing the completion of three years of Prime Minister Narendra Modi government, Chhattisgarh Chief Minister Raman Singh on Tuesday asserted that since the former assumed office in 2014, the nation has been freed of disappointment and corruption.

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Rain, thundershowers likely across nation tomorrow

Updated: May 23, 2017 13:41 IST     

New Delhi [India], May 23 (ANI): It has been predicted that there will be scattered rain and thundershowers in most part of the country.

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Satyendra Jain declared Rs 16 crore black money : Mishra

Updated: May 23, 2017 13:40 IST     

New Delhi [India] may 23 (ANI): Sacked Delhi Minister Kapil Mishra on Tuesday launched another series of scathing attack on Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) supremo Arvind Kejriwal, Delhi Minister Satyendra Jain, and AAP leader Sanjay Singh.

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New Delhi [India], May 23, (ANI): A petition has been filed in the Delhi High Court today against Union Minister Smriti Irani alleging submission of contradictory information regarding her educational degrees in different affidavits.

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New Delhi [India], May 23 (ANI): The Delhi High Court has issued a notice to Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal over the fresh defamation case filed by Union Finance Minister Arun Jaitley, after the former's counsel Ram Jethmalani confirmed that he called Jaitley a 'crook' after being instructed by his client to do so.

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Chennai: Rajinikanth's fans carry out 'support' march

Updated: May 23, 2017 12:33 IST     

Chennai (Tamil Nadu)[India], May 23 (ANI): Following the protest by Thamizhar Munetra Padai (TMP) against Rajinikanth's probable entry in politics, many supporters of the superstar took to the streets in Washermanpet to support him.

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New Delhi [India],May 23, (ANI): Former Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) MP Prabhunath Singh was sentenced to life imprisonment on Tuesday, in connection with the 1995 Ashok Singh murder case.

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Bilaspur (Chhattisgarh) [India], May 23 (ANI): Some parts of Chhattisgarh continued to reel under heat wave conditions with Bilaspur recording the highest maximum temperature of 49.3 degree Celsius for the first time in the season, according to Indian Meteorological Department (IMD).

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Gandhinagar (Gujarat) [India], May 23 (ANI): Inaugurating the annual meeting of the African Development Bank (AfDB) here, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday said that India and Africa have held strong ties for centuries, while adding that trade between the two economies has multiplied in last 15 years and doubled in last five years.

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ED arrests Chartered Accountant of Lalu Yadav's daughter Misa

Updated: May 23, 2017 11:54 IST     

New Delhi [India],May 23, (ANI): The Enforcement Directorate on Tuesday arrested Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) supremo Lalu Prasad Yadav's daughter Misa Bharti's Chartered Accountant (CA) Rajesh Agarwal, in connection with the money trail scam of around Rs. 8000 crore.

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Mumbai (Maharashtra) [India], May 23 (ANI): Vashi Railway Police has released all six persons detained from Chhatrapati Shivaji Terminus railway station last night for, reportedly discussing bombs.

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New Delhi [India], May 23 (ANI): Top political leaders from across the globe have strongly voiced out their condemnation of the deadly suspected terror attack at the Manchester Arena in England, in which nineteen people have been killed and about 50 injured.

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New Delhi [India], May 23 (ANI): India has sought consular access for Sheikh Nabi Ahmed, a Mumbai resident who was arrested in Pakistan last week.

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Senapati (Manipur) [India], May 23 (ANI): Chief Minister N. Biren Singh has announced an economic and development package of Rs.202 crores for Manipur's Senapati district.

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