Japanese held with 11kg gold at Dhaka airport

Japanese held with 11kg gold at Dhaka airport

The arrestee was identified as Kengo Shibata, Mohammad Sydul Islam, assistant commissioner of customs, told The Daily Star.

Tipped off, the team searched Kengo Shibata when he was crossing green channel at the airport around 12:40am and found 11 gold bars, each weighing one kg, from him, the AC said.

He was a passenger of the Regent Airways flight coming from Singapore, Sydul said.

The market price of the seized gold is approximately Tk 5. 50 crore, he added.

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WATCH: Cartosat-2 Series Mission Liftoff And Onboard Camera View

WATCH: Cartosat-2 Series Mission Liftoff And Onboard Camera View

India's Polar Satellite Launch Vehicle, in its forty second flight (PSLV-C40), successfully launched the 710 kg Cartosat-2 Series Satellite for earth observation and 30 co-passenger satellites together weighing about 613 kg at lift-off. PSLV-C40 was launched from the First Launch Pad (FLP) of Satish Dhawan Space Centre (SDSC) SHAR, Sriharikota.

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Army Plans To Introduce Camels For Patrolling LaC In Ladakh

Army Plans To Introduce Camels For Patrolling LaC In Ladakh

by Shimona Kanwar

CHANDIGARH: The Indian Army, concerned about the presence of Chinese troops near the Sikkim-Tibet-Bhutan trijunction despite troop disengagement after the Doklam stand-off, is planning a pilot project to introduce both double-humped (Bactrian) and single-humped camels as part of overall measures to check intrusion along the Line

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Supersonic Akash Missile Successfully Test Fired Against UAV Target

Supersonic Akash Missile Successfully Test Fired Against UAV Target

Surface-to-Air Missile (SAM) Akash being test fired from ITR off Odisha coast

by Hemant Kumar Rout

BHUBANESWAR: In a boost to the country's air defence shield, Indian Air Force (IAF) on Tuesday successfully test fired supersonic Surface-to-Air Missile (SAM) Akash from a defence test facility off Odisha coast providing much needed push to the

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Missiles in Indian Military’s Arsenal And Their Features

Missiles in Indian Military’s Arsenal And Their Features

New Delhi: Nestled in a hostile neighbourhood, India has to maintain a credible and potent defence force for which it has developed a series of tactical, medium and long-range missiles to deal with the threat posed by two nuclear adversaries – China in the north and Pakistan on its west. With the historic and successful test-firing of the s

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China Unveils High-Speed VTOL Attack, Reconnaissance Drone

China Unveils High-Speed VTOL Attack, Reconnaissance Drone
China Unveils High-Speed VTOL Attack, Reconnaissance Drone

Chinese A-Hawk Eight-engined Drone

China has revealed a high-speed vertical take-off and landing (VTOL) attack drone fitted with a unique eight rotor electrical engines.

The eight rotors enable the 170 Kg maximum-take-off-weight drone to achieve a top speed of 60kmph at an altitude of 3000 meters which is nearly twice of conventional VTOL drones

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