Customs officials seized Rs 53.5 lakh worth gold from two passengers at MIA

Thursday, February 18th, 2021

Mangaluru : The Customs officials at Mangaluru International Airport (MIA) on Thursday seized gold weighing over 1 kg from two passengers including a woman. The value of the seized gold is Rs 53.5 lakh, a customs release here said. The two were found with 1.103 kg gold in a sanitary napkin, while 0.404 kg gold […]

MIA renaming : DK District BJP MLAs submits memorandum to CM

Friday, December 11th, 2020

Mangaluru : DK District in-charge Minister Kota Srinivasa Poojary witgh BJP MLAs from Dakshina Kannada and Udupi districts met Chief Minister B S Yediyurappa at his office in Bengaluru on December 10, Thursday and submitted a memorandum requesting him to name the Mangaluru International Airport after Tulunadu folk legends Koti Chennaya. Mangaluru South MLA Vedavyas […]

Customs officials seized Unaccounted cash at MIA

Monday, August 19th, 2019

Mangaluru: The CISF team at the Mangalore International Airport seized foreign currency from a passenger on Monday. The CISF stated that the incident was reported during the frisking process at the security hold area. The cash was seized from the possession of Shashank Bysani Gupta who was scheduled to travel to Dubai by SpiceJet flight […]

Custom officials seize 1,10kg gold at MIA

Wednesday, April 24th, 2019

Mangaluru : Customs officials at Mangaluru International Airport (MIA) on Sunday April 21st seized 1,10kg of gold with an estimated worth of Rs 35.52 lakh. Customs officials found 462.97gm of gold with a passenger who arrived from Doha via Air India Express flight. 641gm of the precious metal was also found on another person and […]

Customs official seized Rs 14.09 lakh worth gold at MIA

Thursday, April 18th, 2019

Mangaluru : Customs at Mangalore International Airport (MIA) on Tuesday seized 447.61 grams of gold from two passengers who arrived on board international flights from Dubai valued at Rs 14.09 lakh. While 395.26 grams of gold in paste form was seized from a passenger who had hidden it in his rectum, the officials seized 52.35 […]

MIA funds Anganwadi construction at Malavoor

Saturday, August 11th, 2018

Bajpe: An Anganwadi centre has been constructed in Malavoor as part of the Integrated Child Development Services programme to combat child hunger and malnutrition by Mangaluru International Airport (MIA) in line with Airports Authority of India’s (AAI) corporate social responsibility (CSR) initiative. The construction of the new Anganwadi will cost around Rs 15.64 lac and […]

8kg deer horns found in a woman’s bag at MIA

Friday, July 27th, 2018

Mangaluru: 8 deer horns have been found in the bag of a woman passenger who was travelling back to America at Mangaluru International Airport. The forest department has registered a case in this regard against the woman’s father who had dropped her to the airport. In the First Information Report (FIR), the Forest Department Officials […]

Gold worth 21.53 lakhs seized at MIA

Friday, June 8th, 2018

Mangaluru: Airport officials seized gold worth 21.53 lakhs from a passenger who tried to smuggle gold at Mangaluru International Airport. Acting on a tip off, the officers of Directorate of Revenue Intelligence, Regional Unit detained Umar Farook Kannadaguli(28) of Mannila in Bantwal who arrived by Spicejet Flight No. SG-60 from Dubai to Mangalore. The officials […]

DRI sleuths recover 2 kg gold from aircraft

Friday, May 18th, 2018

Mangaluru: Directorate of Revenue Intelligence sleuths, on receipt of specific intelligence, busted an attempt to smuggle gold into the country by concealing it inside an aircraft that landed at Mangaluru International Airport (MIA) on Wednesday. The aircraft that arrived at MIA from Mumbai was earlier used by the airline on an international run between Dubai […]

Centrum Direct installs forex counters at MIA

Monday, April 23rd, 2018

Mangaluru: Mangaluru International Airport (MIA) director Vasamsetti Venkateswara Rao, inaugurated the CentrumDirect counter, which will offer foreign exchange at competitive rates with a range of other products such as travellers’ cheques, multi-currency prepaid cards and travel insurance on Sunday, April 22. Mr. Rao told press that it is compulsory for all international airports to have […]

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