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Changwat Nonthaburi
Tuesday, November 12, 2019
Illegal Agarwood

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...

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...

Mukul’s Cutting Riposte To Prestone

Chief Minister Mukul Sangma is not one who would shy away from a verbal duel. A day after former cabinet minister Prestone Tynsong attacked...

German bank to lend 36.7 million Euros

Germany's major bank KfW would be providing aloanof36.7 million Euros to the State Government to take up a watershed management project. After an MoU was...

Agarwood chips, leopard cat seized

An official source said the agarwood chips were seized from the luggage of two passengers at Lokapriya Gopinath Bordoloi International Airport here. The accused have...

Perfume Culture in Middle-East

The way Indians use incense sticks during pujas, Arabs use perfume sticks or incense-like concoction called bukhoor while dressing up. They keep their clothes...

3 nabbed for smuggling Agarwoods

The Narcotics Control Bureau (NCB) on Friday arrested three men from Indira Gandhi International Airport (IGIA) for allegedly trying to smuggle out of the...

WCCB seizes agar wood chips at Guwahati airport

A joint operation by the Wildlife Crime Control Bureau (WCCB), customs, CISF and forest department seized 28 KG of Agar wood chips from one...