Customs Duty

  • 11 Chinese detained at Kolkata airport for illegally carrying sandalwood 05-12-2013 01:48 PM

    Kolkata:Eleven Chinese nationals have been held at Kolkata airport on Thursday for illegally carrying 270 kg of sandalwood. The Chinese nationals were detained at the NSC Bose International Airport with the cargo worth about Rs 2.7 lakh. But customs officials say the price of sandalwood is many times over in...
  • Gold to become costlier by Rs 600 after duty hike 13-08-2013 05:42 PM

    Gold will become costlier by about Rs 600 per 10 grams following government's decision to hike customs duty on the precious metal, according to jewellers and bullion traders. Gold price is ruling at Rs 29,825 per 10 gram in the national capital. Opposing the move, industry said the hike in...
  • Delhi: Gold worth over Rs 70 lakh seized at IGI 10-06-2013 08:10 PM

    New Delhi: Gold worth at least Rs 70 lakh was seized by customs officials in three separate incidents at Indira Gandhi International Airport here and two persons were arrested in this connection. Customs officials said they found gold bars weighing 448 gms outside a washroom at the airport, which may...
  • Budget 2012: Full text of Pranab Mukherjee's speech 16-03-2012 01:19 PM

    Budget 2012-2013 Speech of Pranab Mukherjee Minister of Finance March 16, 2012 Madam Speaker, I rise to present the Union Budget for 2012-13. For the Indian economy, this was a year of recovery interrupted. When one year ago, I rose to present the Budget, the challenges were many, but there...
  • 'Fuel price hike, duty cut to contain inflation' 29-06-2011 03:31 PM

    New Delhi: Defending the government's decision to raise prices of petroleum products, the Plan panel on Wednesday said it would suck money from the system and ease inflationary pressure in the long run. "As we are raising the prices, that will pull money away from the system. That would have...
  • Customs probe business tycoons' jets for duty evasion 06-07-2008 01:32 AM

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  • SIT: Govt revenue slips on marble 05-03-2007 02:00 PM

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  • Inflation impact: Customs duty cut 22-01-2007 11:39 PM

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