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West Bengal: BSF Foils Narcotics Smuggling Bid Along IB, Kills Intruder From Bangladesh

Dec 22, 2021 PTI

West Bengal: BSF (Border Security Force) foiled the narcotics smuggling bid along IB (International Border) near Nawada border post in Malda district in the state, the officials said.

Zero Tolerance Towards Insurgency, Smuggling, Trafficking Along India-Bangla border: BGB

Nov 29, 2021 Outlook Web Desk

Border Guards Bangladesh (BGB) on Monday said it has zero tolerance towards insurgent activities, arms smuggling and drug and human trafficking along the international border with India.

North Korean Man Sentenced To Death For Smuggling 'Squid Game' Into the country

A North Korean man has been sentenced to death for distributing copies of the hit Netflix series Squid Game. His execution will reportedly be carried out by the firing squad.

Punjab Police Intercepts Major Cross-Border Smuggling Bid Of Weapons & Drugs

Oct 20, 2021 Harish Manav

During the operation, the teams have recovered 22 pistols along with 44 magazines and 100 live rounds besides a packet of heroin packed inside a black coloured kit bag which was concealed in a paddy field.

Canada: Indian-Origin Man Held For Smuggling Cocaine

Border agents searched a commercial truck driven by Pradeep Singh, and discovered 112.5 kg of suspected cocaine inside five duffel bags, said the officials.

01 May, 2021

91 Found Locked Up In Houston Home, Police Suspects Human Smuggling

Outlook Web Bureau

Based on a tip-off, a special-tactics team of the police raided the home in south-west Houston on Friday.

02 April, 2021

Watch: Smugglers Drop Girls From 14 Ft. High Wall At New Mexico Desert

Outlook Web Bureau

As reported by NY Post, the girls were rescued by agents conducting virtual surveillance in the area.

05 March, 2021

One Indian Killed In Firing By Nepalese Police Along Indo-Nepal Border

Outlook Web Bureau

Nepalese authorities have alleged that the three were Indian smugglers and they have recovered "brown sugar", a pistol and a machine used to print fake currency notes from the youth who was killed.

03 February, 2021

Chhattisgarh: Men Held For Smuggling Rough Diamonds Worth Over Rs 22 Lakh

Outlook Web Bureau

With this recovery, Gariaband police have so far seized 573 pieces of rough diamonds worth Rs 74.60 lakh.

03 December, 2020

Watch: Official Picks Up Man's Slipper To Help Him, Finds Rs 12 Lakh Hidden Gold

Outlook Web Bureau

On examination, it was noticed that the leather slippers had unusually broad straps having a specially designed cavity in which gold paste packets wrapped with red adhesive tape were concealed

28 November, 2020

CBI Raids 40 Places Across 3 States In Illegal Coal Trade, Smuggling


The searches which are primarily spread across West Bengal pertain to a new case registered by the Central Bureau of Investigation


31 May, 2020

Pakistan Hockey Team Smuggled Goods In 1983, Claims Former Captain Hanif Khan


Opening up a scandal, Hanif Khan revealed that when he was the captain in 1983, some team members and officials smuggled valuable items into the country

26 September, 2019

Fake Goods, Smuggling Caused Rs 1.17 Lakh Cr Loss, Cost 16 Lakh Jobs In 2017-18: FICCI Report

Jeevan Prakash Sharma

Experts believe that if the problem of counterfeiting, smuggling and piracy continue to go unchecked, it could threaten to subvert the economic and societal stability of countries across the world.

24 September, 2019

UAE To Deport Indian-Origin Airport Worker Caught For Stealing Mangoes

Outlook Web Bureau

The Court of First Instance on Monday ordered the 27-year-old Indian worker's deportation after paying a 5,000 dirham fine, for stealing the mangoes worth about 6 dirham on August 11, 2017, the Khaleej Times reported.

30 August, 2019

Samajwadi Party MP Azam Khan Booked For Stealing Buffalo

Outlook Web Bureau

Samajwadi Party Azam Khan was booked on Thursday evening based on a complaint lodged by Asif and Zakir Ali, who have claimed that the MP, along with five others, barged into their house on October 15, 2016, and vandalized their residence, stole their buffalo and took away Rs 25,000 in cash.

20 July, 2019

Indian-Origin Woman Gets 3-Years Imprisonment In US For Illegal Smuggling Of 'Aliens'

Outlook Web Bureau

In June last year, Hema Patel pleaded guilty to alien smuggling for financial gain by fraudulently bonding illegal aliens from immigration custody, and causing their release into the United States.

19 July, 2019

Three Men Lynched In Bihar Village On Suspicion Of Cattle Theft

Outlook Web Bureau

The incident took place in the wee hours at Paigambarpur village under Baniapur police station.


13 July, 2019

Abandoned Packet Containing Gold Bar Triggers Bomb Scare At IGI Airport

Outlook Web Bureau

A bomb detection and disposal team, along with a dog squad, that arrived on the spot declared the packet safe and a 1 kg gold bar was recovered from it.

Photo Gallery

A farmer sits near his red chillies at a deserted APMC market, during the weekend curfew imposed by the Karnataka government to curb the spread of COVID-19, in Hubballi.

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Delhi Chief Minister & AAP National Convenor Arvind Kejriwal being welcomed by women supporters during his door-to-door campaign ahead of the Goa Assembly elections, in Goa.

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A health worker collects swab sample of a woman for COVID-19 test, amid concerns over rising Omicron cases, in Gurugram.

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Traffic jam on a road at Shalimar Bagh during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.

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The Lajpat Nagar market wears a deserted look during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.

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The Future of Universities: Can India Overcome The Digital Divide?

The pandemic has made it clear that virtual learning is here to stay. In the West, the big question is whether it will dilute the quality of the college experience and education. In India, which grapples with digital divide, the question remains whether this will reach most people at all.

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Even after two years of the Covid-19 pandemic, many 'informed' individuals in India continue to deny the virus with unscientific claims and unfounded data. The latest? Omicron will end the pandemic.

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What Is The Future Of The Liberal Arts In Asia?

Across Asia there are deeply entrenched obstacles to a mode of higher education that is liberal in multiple senses – disciplinary and epistemological but also social and political.

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Nagaland To Lakhimpur Kheri: Rights, Regimes And Restitutions in Times Of Turbulence

The two incidents in the recent past, one in Mon district of Nagaland and the other at Lakhimpur Kheri in Uttar Pradesh, undermined the core principles democracy and federalism.

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