Friday, May 25 2018 | Time 06:31 Hrs(IST)
image
image image
  • N Korea says open to resolving issues with U S after Trump scraps summit -KCNA
  • France's Macron urges US, North Korea to continue efforts towards a summit
  • Trump-Kim summit called off after broken N Korea promises -U S official
  • Putin says failure to save Iran deal would have lamentable consequences
  • Putin says Moscow regrets cancellation of U S -North Korea summit
India Share

SSB seizes snake venom worth Rs 100 crores, apprehends three

SSB seizes snake venom worth Rs 100 crores, apprehends three

New Delhi, Sept 13 (UNI) In a joint operation with Forest Office personnel and Police Narco cell, the 63rd Battalion of Sashastra Seema Bal (SSB) has seized three jars of Cobra venom and apprehended three persons in Barasat (West Bengal), the Central Armed Police Force said here today. The cost of seized items, having venom in the form of liquid, crystal and powder, is approximately Rs 100 crores as per international market rate. The Cobra venom was meant to be smuggled to China through Siliguri Corridor in three conspicuous jars, which is very much in demand in the neighbouring country for medicine purpose specifically used for radio therapy, for cancer treatment, for powder for maddening drugs etc. The three nabbed persons are part of an international gang that smuggles snake venom to the neighbouring country, the SSB said. Earlier, the SSB alongwith the customs department had carried out a major operation in Siliguri this May, resulting in the arrest of two people and seizure of venom worth Rs 70 crore. UNI KU ADG 1935

More News
ED files prosecution complaint in Nirav Modi case

ED files prosecution complaint in Nirav Modi case

24 May 2018 | 10:02 PM

New Delhi, May 24 (UNI) Enforcement Directorate (ED) has filed Prosecution Complaint under section 45 of Prevention of Money Laundering Act (PMLA) against Nirav Modi, Ms Purvi Modi, Maiank Mehta, Neeshal Modi, Nehal Modi, Deepak Modi and 18 other accused for commission of offences of money laundering, defined under Section 3 and punishable under Section 4 of the PMLA, an official release stated here on Thursday.

 Sharesee more..
Cong questions silence of PM on Tuticorin incident

Cong questions silence of PM on Tuticorin incident

24 May 2018 | 9:49 PM

New Delhi, May 24 (UNI) Questioning the silence of Prime Minister Narendra Modi on the Tuticorin firing incident, which left 13 people dead, the Congress on Thursday asked the PM whether the present government in Tamil Nadu is fit to govern the state.

 Sharesee more..
During 21 days of Gram Swaraj Abhiyan, 7 53 lakh Ujjwala connections distributed: PM

During 21 days of Gram Swaraj Abhiyan, 7 53 lakh Ujjwala connections distributed: PM

24 May 2018 | 9:13 PM

New Delhi, May 24 (UNI) Attributing the success of the Gram Swaraj Abhiyan to the active participation of Ministers, MPs, MLAs, representatives of various local bodies and officials of the state governments and the Central government, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday said that during 21 days of Gram Swaraj Abhiyan, 7.

 Sharesee more..

NIA files supplementary charge sheet in KCP case

24 May 2018 | 8:59 PM

New Delhi, May 24 (UNI) The National Investigation Agency (NIA) on Thursday filed a supplementary charge sheet against Sanabam Inaobi Singh of Imphal in Manipur in Kangleipak Communist Party (KCP) case under various sections of Indian Penal Code (IPC), Unlawful Activity (Prevention) Act and Explosive Substance Act.

 Sharesee more..
Rajnath directs constant vigil and security on  borders

Rajnath directs constant vigil and security on borders

24 May 2018 | 8:47 PM

New Delhi, May 24 (UNI) Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh on Thursday directed all concerned officials to maintain constant vigil and security on the borders.

 Sharesee more..
image