Customs Department

  • Hyderabad: Narcotics worth Rs 3.18 cr seized, 6 held 03-11-2012 10:39 PM

    Hyderabad: Six persons have been held in two separate cases for allegedly selling and carrying narcotics, with officials seizing over 10.5 kg of the banned substance worth around Rs 3.18 crore from their possession, police said. Two persons were held by Customs officials at the Rajiv Gandhi International Airport at...
  • Rahat fallout: Pak artists need NOC to go abroad 25-02-2011 12:57 PM

    Islamabad: Pakistani artists and students would now need to have a no-objection certificate from the interior ministry, a decision that was "supposedly taken after the embarrassing episode in which singer Rahat Fateh Ali Khan was detained by Indian authorities", said a leading Pakistani daily. Calling it an "ominous development", the...
  • Rahat Fateh Ali Khan pays Rs 15 lakh penalty 21-02-2011 11:29 PM

    New Delhi: Pakistani singer Rahat Fateh Ali Khan and his manager Maroof each paid Rs 15 lakh on Monday by way of penalty slapped on them in connection with the huge amount of undeclared foreign currency recovered from them. Official sources said on Monday night the amount was paid to...
  • Should Bollywood stay away from Pak artists? 15-02-2011 12:01 AM

    On Talking Point, Rajdeep Sardesai asks, 'Should Bollywood stay away from Pak artists?' ...
  • Rahat Fateh Ali Khan freed, no clean chit given 14-02-2011 07:41 PM

    New Delhi: A day after he was detained at the Delhi airport on charges of carrying undisclosed foreign currency, Pakistani singer Rahat Fateh Ali Khan was released on Monday after interrogation by officials of the Directorate of Revenue Intelligence (DRI). Rahat, along with two of his colleagues Maroof and Chitresh...
  • Focus: the history of Customs Duty in India 14-08-2010 05:45 PM

    On Focus this week, we take you on a journey through time and show you the evolution of Customs Duty in India. ...
  • Aircraft seized for duty evasion, top firms under scanner 11-07-2008 12:57 AM

    New Delhi: Ending all speculation over who will bid successfully to replace Deccan Chargers as the new Indian Premier League (IPL) franchise, the BCCI announced on Thursday that the Sun TV Network has won the bid for the Hyderabad franchise for an amount of Rs 85.05 crore per year. The...
  • Retail chains, FMCG cos at war over right of first access 10-07-2008 03:07 AM

    Durban: Their title defence having ended early with a whimper, Mumbai Indians would look to salvage some of their battered reputation with at least a win when they take on Sydney Sixers in an inconsequential Group B match of the Champions League Twenty20 here on Monday. Mumbai Indians came into...
  • Mukesh Ambani evades 57-cr duty, planes seized 05-07-2008 02:49 AM

    London: The International Cricket Council has launched an urgent investigation following allegations by an Indian television station that several umpires were willing to fix matches for money. India TV on Monday broadcast footage of a sting operation - undertaken by undercover reporters in July, August and September - that purportedly...