Latest Expert Exchange Queries
sitemapHome | Registration | Job Portal for CA's | Expert Exchange | Currency Converter | Post Matrimonial Ads | Post Property Ads
 
 
News shortcuts: From the Courts | News Headlines | VAT (Value Added Tax) | Service Tax | Sales Tax | Placements & Empanelment | Various Acts & Rules | Latest Circulars | New Forms | Forex | Auditing | Direct Tax | Customs and Excise | ICAI | Corporate Law | Markets | Students | General | Indirect Tax | Mergers and Acquisitions | Continuing Prof. Edu. | Budget Extravaganza | Transfer Pricing
 
 
 
 
Popular Search: cpt :: ICAI offer Get Windows 7,Office 2010 in Rs.799 Taxes :: due date for vat payment :: form 3cd :: TDS :: TAX RATES - GOODS TAXABLE @ 4% :: empanelment :: list of goods taxed at 4% :: VAT Audit :: articles on VAT and GST in India :: Central Excise rule to resale the machines to a new company :: ARTICLES ON INPUT TAX CREDIT IN VAT :: ACCOUNTING STANDARDS :: VAT RATES :: ACCOUNTING STANDARD
 
 
General »
 Simplified one page Income Tax Return Form: Changes to keep in mind before filing tax return for AY2017-18
  No proposal to replace Income Tax with Banking Cash Transaction Tax
 GST coming July 1 despite calls for delay: Revenue Secretary Hasmukh Adhia
 Centre introduces provision of taxation on NPS in Income Tax Act
 Income Tax Department Clarifies On Cash Withdrawal From Banks, Post Offices
 The Goods And Services Tax (Compensation To States) Bill, 2017
  Goods and Service Tax (GST) and Real Estate Sector
 New Income Tax Rules On Home Loan Come Into Effect
 Here's how late filers can save on stress and taxes
 Clarifications on the Taxation and Investment Regime for Pradhan Mantri Garib ?Kalyan Yojana, 2016
 Companies should invest in upgradation of tax technology

Iridium smuggling on the rise, Customs notice to airports
November, 30th 2011

Iridium powder, an expensive metal used for increasing the weight of gold, seems to have become the most preferred article to be smuggled into the country from Hong Kong.

Taking the increase in iridium smuggling cases into consideration, the Customs department has sent an internal notice to airports across the country, asking officials to look out for people trying to smuggle the contraband into the country.

On December 12, a passenger from Hong Kong was arrested for smuggling iridium powder worth Rs 17 lakh by Customs officials at Terminal 3 of the Indira Gandhi International Airport.

Though iridium is also a rare metal, it is cheaper than gold. It is used by jewellers to make gold and platinum ornaments heavier, a senior Customs official said.

Gurmeet Singh Bhatti, who holds a Chinese passport, arrived in the Capital on Cathy Pacific flight CX-695 from Hong Kong. Based on a tip-off, Air Customs caught him at the exit gate of the Green Channel.

Upon conducting a body search of the passenger, Customs officers found 1,075 grams of iridium powder concealed inside his socks, the official said.

 
 
Home | About Us | Terms and Conditions | Contact Us
Copyright 2017 CAinINDIA All Right Reserved.
Designed and Developed by Binarysoft Technologies Pvt. Ltd.
Desktop Application Development Outsourcing Desktop Application Development Offshore Desk

Transfer Pricing | International Taxation | Business Consulting | Corporate Compliance and Consulting | Assurance and Risk Advisory | Indirect Taxes | Direct Taxes | Transaction Advisory | Regular Compliance and Reporting | Tax Assessments | International Taxation Advisory | Capital Structuring | Withholding tax advisory | Expatriate Tax Reporting | Litigation | Badges | Club Badges | Seals | Military Insignias | Emblems | Family Crest | Software Development India | Software Development Company | SEO Company | Web Application Development | MLM Software | MLM Solutions