Customs officials seized Rs 17.54 lakhs worth gold at MIA

Tuesday, October 12th, 2021
Gold smuggling

Mangaluru: Customs officials at Mangaluru International Airport on Tuesday seized 364 grams gold (24kt) valued at Rs 17.54 lakhs from a Dubai arrival passenger here. The passenger, a native of Kasargod had arrived via Air India Express Flight No IX384 at around 0205 hours on October 12. 24 carat purity gold & valued at ₹17.54 lakhs […]

HC dismisses plea against leasing out Mangaluru airport to Adani group

Tuesday, September 21st, 2021
Mangalore Airport

Mangaluru : The High Court of Karnataka has dismissed a public interest litigation (PIL) petition questioning the Union government’s decision to hand over Mangaluru International Airport to Adani Enterprises Ltd. for operation, maintenance and development. The Airports Authority of India (AAI) has followed the most transparent process in leasing out airports. This airport has not […]

Rs 41.33 lakh worth gold sized at Mangaluru International Airport

Thursday, September 16th, 2021
gold

Mangaluru : The Customs officers at Mangaluru International Airport arrested a person and sized smuggling gold on Thursday September 16, The passenger, Jafar Kallingal (29) arrived by Air India Express Flight IX384 from Dubai. The gold was being smuggled by way of concealment in the rectum of the passenger. The officers seized gold totally weighing 854 grams […]

Customs officials seized Rs.20.89 lakh illegal gold at Mangaluru International

Friday, July 2nd, 2021
Illigal Gold

Mangaluru : Customs officials at Mangaluru International Airport seized 430 gram of smuggled gold valued at Rs.20.89 lakh from a passenger who arrived from Dubai on July 2. The passenger identified is, Moideen Munasir Padinhar Mohammed, hails from Puthur in Kasaragod district of Kerala. He had concealed the gold in powder form mixed with solid […]

Customs seize gold worth Rs 1.3 crore at Mangaluru airport

Wednesday, April 7th, 2021
gold

Mangaluru : Customs officials at the Mangaluru International Airport (MIA) on Wednesday busted three separate cases of gold smuggling and seized 2.8 kg of gold worth Rs 1.3 crore from three passengers. The arrested have been identified as Muhamad Ashraf, Rajeesh and Mohammad Kalanad. Ashraf, who had arrived from Sharjah, was found with a gold […]

The number of positive cases increased in Mangaluru International Airport passengers

Saturday, March 20th, 2021
Mangalore Airport

Mangaluru : The district administration is keeping a close watch on passengers arriving at Mangaluru International Airport for Covid-19 positive cases. More than16,000 samples from international passengers arriving at MIA were tested between December 28, 2020 and March 13, and of these 362 tested positive. A breakup of the data shows that in January, 4,214 tests […]

Custom Officials seized gold worth Rs 33,75,47 at Mangaluru international airport

Saturday, March 13th, 2021
Gold

Mangaluru : The custom Officials at Mangalore international Airport seized 737 grams of gold worth Rs 33,75,470 that was smuggled into the country, at Mangalore International Airport (MIA) in the wee hours of Saturday. According to officials, Koppa Mammini Khalid, aged 45, hailing from Koppa of Kerala had arrived at the airport from Dubai via Air India […]

New minister S Angara arrives at Mangaluru International Airport

Friday, January 15th, 2021
S Angara

Mangaluru : The sixth time MLA S Angara from Sullia, the new minister in the B S Yediyurappa arrived with him Minister of Housing department, V Somanna at Mangaluru International Airport on Friday January 15. This is his maiden visit to his home district after taking oath as minister in the BJP government of Karnataka on […]

Police stop Billawa Brigade bike rally at Maravoor ; protestors march by foot

Monday, December 7th, 2020
Billava Brigade

Mangaluru : The Billawa Brigade on Monday, December 7 organised a massive bike rally upto Kenjar demanding to name Mangaluru International Airport after Tulunadu folk legends Koti and Chennaya. The police obstructed the rally at Maravoor, the bikers had to abandon their bikes and walk by foot from Maravoor to Kenjar. All along the participants shouted slogans […]

Swamiji says to name ‘Jagadguru Madhvacharya’ for Mangaluru International Airport

Friday, November 27th, 2020
SugunendraSwamiji

Udupi : After Koti Chennaya, Rani Abbakka now Puttige seer Sri Sugunendra Theertha Swamiji has demanded to name Mangaluru International Airport after Jagadguru Madhvacharya. Jagadguru Sri Madhvacharya is regarded as Vishwa Guru and he has established mutts in Udupi and Sringeri. It would be ideal to name Mangaluru International Airport after Sri Madhvacharya, he opined. He also […]

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