Delhi News | Press Trust of India | Sunday September 27, 2015
Cases of gold smuggling have shot up at Indira Gandhi International Airport (IGIA) New Delhi, with customs officials seizing yellow metal worth over Rs 76 crore and arresting about 100 people so far this fiscal.
Delhi News | Press Trust of India | Sunday September 20, 2015
In one of the biggest seizures, customs officials today seized about 10 kg of gold worth over Rs 2.5 crore being smuggled into the country at India Gandhi International Airport (IGIA) in New Delhi.
Delhi News | Press Trust of India | Sunday August 30, 2015
Smugglers are using the duty-free shop at the Indira Gandhi International Airport in New Delhi to sneak gold into the country, forcing customs authorities to step up vigil.
Hyderabad News | Press Trust of India | Wednesday August 12, 2015
About 3 kg of gold worth Rs 75 lakhs was seized by Customs officials from a passenger at Rajiv Gandhi International Airport in Hyderabad.
Press Trust of India | Monday August 10, 2015
"However, before check-in the singer asked the authorities how much amount he could carry abroad. On learning that permissible limit is USD 10,000, he left the airport as he had more than USD 10,000," a senior customs official said
Mumbai News | Press Trust of India | Tuesday July 14, 2015
The Air Intelligence Unit (AIU) of the Mumbai Customs today arrested the security officer of Etihad Airways on charges of gold smuggling from the Chhatrapati Shivaji international airport in Mumbai.
World News | Indo-Asian News Service | Thursday June 25, 2015
Sri Lanka arrested eight Indian Nationals today for smuggling gold weighing 903 grams, media reported.
Chennai News | Press Trust of India | Thursday June 25, 2015
An air passenger, who arrived in Chennai from Dubai, was today arrested for allegedly smuggling gold worth Rs 80 lakh.
Andhra Pradesh News | Reported by Uma Sudhir; Edited by Abhinav Bhatt | Monday June 22, 2015
The DVD players and microwave ovens they arrived with were worth their gold - literally. Fifty-six passengers, many from Tamil Nadu, have been booked under the Customs Act at the Visakhapatnam airport for allegedly smuggling in a whopping 63 kilos of gold in an assortment of electronic items.
Goa News | Indo-Asian News Service | Thursday June 18, 2015
Goa customs sleuths are likely to visit Bhatkal town in Karnataka after two people from the area were arrested here within the span of a week for smuggling gold from Dubai, an official in Panaji said today.
Delhi News | Press Trust of India | Thursday June 18, 2015
A Kyrgyzstan national has been arrested for allegedly trying to smuggle into the country gold jewellery, worth about Rs 22 lakh, at Indira Gandhi International Airport (IGIA) in New Delhi.
Tamil Nadu News | Press Trust of India | Monday June 15, 2015
Gold biscuits worth about Rs 37 lakh were recovered by customs officials from a toilet in the international airport in Tiruchirappalli today.
Kerala News | Press Trust of India | Monday May 25, 2015
Thirteen kilograms of gold bars, valued at about Rs 3.6 crore, were seized by customs officials after they were found hidden inside two passenger ferry buses at the international airport in Kochi.
World News | Reuters | Saturday May 2, 2015
Bureaucracy at Kathmandu airport was holding up vital relief supplies for survivors of the earthquake in Nepal on Saturday as the death toll from the disaster passed 6,600.
World News | Reuters | Saturday May 2, 2015
Some of the relief material for survivors of Nepal's devastating earthquake was being held up at the country's only international airport because of customs bottlenecks, the United Nations said today, as the death toll from the disaster passed 6,600.
Chennai News | Press Trust of India | Monday April 20, 2015
Gold worth approximately Rs 35 lakh was seized from a woman passenger who arrived at Chennai airport from Singapore on Monday, airport officials said.
Mumbai News | Press Trust of India | Monday March 2, 2015
A woman passenger has been arrested at the Mumbai international airport for allegedly trying to smuggle 3.84 kilograms of gold worth about Rs 94.94 lakh into the country from the UAE, a Customs official said today.
Tamil Nadu News | Press Trust of India | Friday February 27, 2015
Gold bars weighing 2.5 kg, worth Rs 85 lakh were seized by customs officials from the toilet of a Jet Airways flight which landed from Singapore tonight.
Delhi News | Press Trust of India | Wednesday February 18, 2015
Three persons, including an Afghan national, have been arrested for allegedly trying to smuggle into the country gold bars valuing over Rs 50 lakh at international airport in two separate incidents.
Hyderabad News | Press Trust of India | Friday February 13, 2015
A city-based auto rickshaw driver was arrested for trying to smuggle in two kg gold, worth Rs 53 lakh, at the international airport in Hyderabad, customs officials said today.
South | Press Trust of India | Friday January 2, 2015
In a major haul, customs officials today seized nine kg of gold bars valued at Rs 2.45 crore and arrested a passenger who arrived in Kozhikode from Dubai.
South | Press Trust of India | Thursday January 1, 2015
Five kg gold worth Rs 1.26 crore was seized from a passenger who arrived here from Singapore, a senior customs official said today.
Delhi News | Press Trust of India | Sunday December 28, 2014
Fliers travelling with gold and precious jewellery may soon have some relief as Customs is mulling opening a counter at Delhi Airport for appraisal of such expensive items before embarking on a foreign travel so that they are not charged duty on their return.
Delhi News | Press Trust of India | Tuesday December 9, 2014
A Kerala resident was held at the Indira Gandhi International Airport here for allegedly smuggling in gold biscuits worth Rs 95 lakh from Kuwait.