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Friday, December 6, 2019
Illegal Agarwood

Illegal Agarwood Worth Rs 20 lakh seized, 4 Arrested

The Paltan Bazar police seized 14 cartoons filled with pieces of Agarwood (Aquilaria Agallocha) worth Rs 20 lakh from House No 2 located at...

Assam and Maharashtra state units on high alert to curb illegal trade of agrawood

Taking cognisance of a report by HT about agarwood seizures in Mumbai over the past seven months, the western division of the Wildlife Crime...

525kg of smuggled ‘Wood of the Gods’ seized in Mumbai in 7 months

On July 29, the Thane division of the Maharashtra forest department seized 75kg of agarwood. Earlier, on July 20, customs official had seized another...

Two Bhutanese arrested for trying to smuggle agarwood in Jaigaon

Officials of India’s central armed police forces, also known as Sashastra Seema Bal (SSB) detained two Bhutanese men on July 20 for allegedly trying...

Four Malaysians held for stealing agarwood

FOUR Malaysians were detained by the Reserve Unit ‘C’ Company under the Royal Brunei Police Force (RBPF) on Friday morning for allegedly stealing agarwood...

India’s perfume tree agarwood a step away from extinction

The agarwood tree (Aquilaria malaccensis), whose resin extract is widely used in perfumes and incense, is one step away from being declared extinct in...

Forest Minister launches agar tree plantation at border village

Forest and Environment Minister Thounaojam Shyamkumar today launched an agar tree plantation near the Indo-Myanmar border at Holenphai village, Moreh, Tengnoupal district. It may be...

Six Indonesians Plead Guilty for Trespass in Malaysian Wildlife Crime Hotspot

Six Indonesians pleaded guilty yesterday to charges for trespassing into the Lanjak-Entimau Wildlife Sanctuary, a hotspot for wildlife crime including the illegal extraction of...

Seven detained for possessing gaharu wood worth millions

Sabah Conservation chief Datuk Sam Mannan said in a statement Monday (Feb 5) that the seven comprising six illegal immigrants and a Cambodian were...

Agarwood, animal parts: Man held

Keningau: A suspect was detained by the Sabah Forestry Department for alleged possession of agarwood and protected animal parts in a raid on a...