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Ancient artefacts

US returns 200 stolen ancient artefacts, PM Modi expresses thanks

From a bronze Ganesh to a Jain figure of Bahubali, the US has returned more than 200 pieces of rare cultural artefacts to India during the visit of PM Narendra Modi.

Jun 07, 2016, 09:28 AM IST

UNESCO demands crisis meet over Iraq heritage destruction

The head of the United Nations' cultural agency has demanded an emergency meeting of the world body's Security Council following the mass destruction by jihadists of ancient artefacts in Iraq.

Feb 27, 2015, 04:41 AM IST

Italy seizes more than 5,000 looted antiquities in record haul

The Italian government on Wednesday said police had seized more than 5,000 ancient artefacts in a record 45-million-euro haul after dismantling a Swiss-Italian trafficking ring.

Jan 22, 2015, 05:52 AM IST

Ancient artefacts excavated from G’bad village: Experts

Over two dozen artefacts,
some of them dating back to the Mahabharata period, have been
excavated from a village near here, experts claimed.

Sep 09, 2010, 19:55 PM IST