A sandstone statue of Rishabhanata, from Rajasthan or Madhya Pradesh, India, in the 10th century A.D., flanked by a pair of attendants. It is valued at approximately $150,000

1,000-year-old Stolen Indian statues recovered from New York auction house

The two sandstone statues—Stele of Rishabhanata and Revanta—are valued at about $150,000 and $300,000 respectively. Two Indian statues that are more than 1,000 years old...
An Ancient Hindu temple that is getting demolished in Pakistan

Ancient Hindu temple in Peshawar being ‘secretly’ demolished

An ancient Hindu temple in this northwestern Pakistani city is being demolished secretly in the name of repair with a commercial plaza set to...
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Ancient Buddhist relics found under temple in Andhra Pradesh

The discovery was made when temple authorities were renovating the buttressed compound wall. Archaeologists have discovered two stone pillars engraved with Buddhist inscriptions dated first...
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Seven Ancient Buddhist Caves Discovered In Mumbai

The caves are older than the Kanheri ones and were possibly built for sheltering monks in the monsoon. Seven new caves have been discovered in...
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6th-century Ramayana discovered in Kolkata library, stuns scholars

Scholars at the Asiatic Society Kolkata were elated when they stumbled upon a brand new manuscript of Ramayana hidden away in a little known...
A 2,500-Year-Old City Unearthed Near Madurai

A 2,500-Year-Old City Unearthed Near Madurai

The small hamlet of Keezhadi in Sivaganga district near Madurai in the state of Tamil Nadu recently got its share of international recognition as...
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British Queen likely to face legal challenge over Kohinoor

Legal action has been taken against Queen Elizabeth by a group of Indians over the Kohinoor diamond alleging it was stolen from India. The British...
800-Year-Old Jain Inscription

800-Year-Old Jain Inscription Uncovered in India

An 800-year-old inscription detailing a donation during the Hoysala Regime has been discovered in Arattipura, India. This find is thought to be a very...
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The debate on the origins of the Rigveda and Aryans in India is not new. It is not so much a scholarly dispute as...
Indus Valley Civ Ruins

Haryana’s Bhirrana is oldest Harappan site

The oldest archaeologically attested civilization in South Asia, roughly on par chronologically with ancient Egypt and Sumer, the Indus Valley Civilization is considered the fount...

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