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  • 3, including 2 foreigners, apprehended for smuggling gold

    Mumbai: The Air Intelligence Unit of Mumbai customs apprehended three persons, including two foreigners, for allegedly smuggling gold and seized around 10 kg of the yellow metal worth Rs 2.84 crore from them, officials said today.

  • Mumbai airport officials seize 11 sets of iPhone X

    Mumbai: The Air Intelligence Unit (AIU) of Mumbai Customs detained a passenger at the Chhatrapati Shivaji International Airport and seized 11 pieces of the newly launched iPhone X. The passenger, identified as Bhavesh Ravjibhai Virani, was travelling from Hongkong to India on Saturday. The 11 mobile phones are valued at Rs 10,57,388 in the market. The Customs official said, “We are in the process of finding the reason as to why was he

  • Customs crack 6 cases in 24 hours

    Mumbai : Mumbai Customs officials registered a total of six cases and recovered around 7 kg gold worth over Rs 2 crore in last 24 hours on Saturday and arrested three people including one Turkish national in connection with the seizure at Chhatrapati Shivaji International Airport, Mumbai.

  • Mumbai AIU seizes gold bars worth Rs 54 lakh

    Mumbai: The Air Intelligence Unit of the Mumbai customs on Saturday seized 18 gold bars from a passenger arriving at Mumbai Airport.

  • Bandra Gymkhana hockey from today

    Mumbai :  Former champions Air India and Mumbai Customs are the star attractions and have been seeded directly into the quarter-final round of the men’s event of the Bandra Gymkhana Open Rink Hockey Tournament, which is scheduled to commence at the Gymkhana’s floodlit tennis courts from Tuesday, May 17.

  • Customs into semis

    Mumbai : Mumbai Customs and Mumbai FC won close matches to set up a semi final clash at the 109th RCF Nadkarni Cup football tournament organized by RCF under the aegis of MDFA at the RCF sports complex. In the keenly contested third and fourth quarter finals, Mumbai Customs beat Indian Navy 9-8 while, Mumbai FC defeated Union Bank of India (UBI) 1-0. In the third quarter final that went into penalty shootouts, Mumbai Customs

  • Western down Customs

    Mumbai : Western Railway chugged to a hard-fought 2-1 win against Mumbai Customs in an Elite Division match of the MDFA (Mumbai District Football Association) League 2015-2016, and played at the Cooperage football ground.Reuben D’Souza, the spearhead of the Western attack struck the opening goal in the 32nd minute to give his team a 1-0 half-time lead. Midway through the second session, Customs managed to restore parity through a goal scored by Rinaldo

  • Customs Department Seizes Gold Worth Rs 12.39 Cr

    Mumbai : The Mumbai Customs on Friday seized gold worth Rs 12.39 cr in four different instances. Two of the seizures were made from passengers who were trying to smuggle the yellow metal into the city while the other two were unclaimed and were found concealed in a flight toilet and under a flight seat.

  • Mumbai Customs down PIFA Colaba in Elite Division match

    Mumbai :  Mumbai Customs carved out a 2-1 win against PIFA Colaba in an Elite Division match of the MDFA League – 2014-15. The Customs outfit scored twice inside the opening 10 minutes through Sagar Bedekar and Praneel Mendon while the Colaba outfit pulled one back through a penalty converted by Raunak Killinger in the 78th minute.

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    WR, Customs sail into quarters

    Mumbai :  Western Railway and Mumbai Customs, both overcame their opening hurdles recording identical 1-0 victories in their respective first round encounters and advance to the quarterfinals of the Independence Cup football tournament, organised by the MDFA on Thursday.