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Another gold smuggling attempt busted at Cochin Airport

The  Air Intelligence Unit officials seized 1.26 kg of gold valued at Rs 36.88 lakh from a passenger, a native of Kozhikode, who had arrived from Sharjah.

published on : 23rd June 2017

President Trump to build 30-foot-high wall at Mexican border: Sources

The government has not said where the wall will be built, though notices suggest a new wall could replace existing fencing that stretches about 700 miles of the roughly 2,000-mile border.

published on : 18th March 2017

Central Board of Excise and Customs asks tax officers to speed up GST migration 

In early January, the CBEC had asked field officers to migrate all existing central excise/service tax assessees to GST portal by January 31, 2017.

published on : 3rd March 2017

US-born Muslim NASA scientist detained, forced to unlock phone

An Indian-origin Muslim NASA scientist has said he was detained and forced to unlock his PIN-protected work phone at the US border.

published on : 14th February 2017

Trump sacks two top officials in rift over immigration order

The acting attorney general Sally Yates had refused to defend his executive order banning citizens of seven Muslim-majority nations 

published on : 31st January 2017

Here's a guy who's smuggling in dud notes from Dubai. Why?

Customs officials at the Cochin International Airport arrested a Kerala man who was bringing in Rs 10 lakh, all in Rs 500 and Rs 1000 notes from Dubai on Wednesday morning.

published on : 24th November 2016

Dangers faced by migrants often extend to border shelters 

Someone made a threatening call to a priest who helps serve warm meals to recently deported immigrants.

published on : 21st November 2016

Eight Indians arrested for trying to enter US

Eight Indian men along with three others have been arrested by officials of the US Customs department for allegedly trying to illegally enter American territory of Puerto Rico.

published on : 14th October 2016