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Elderly women’s murder case solved, five arrested


July 26th, 2012 - 8:33 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 26 (IANS) Five people, including a juvenile, have been arrested in connection with the sensational double-murder case during robberies in two houses Tuesday in a Delhi locality, ... Read more...

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Himachal to turn temple gold into mementoes


July 8th, 2012 - 2:22 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, July 8 (IANS) Himachal Pradesh is set to allow gold-rich temple trusts to melt tonnes of the precious metal in their coffers to turn them into mementoes as ... Read more...

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Firm asks US court to block handover of treasure to Spain


February 7th, 2012 - 12:23 pm ICT by IANS
Miami, Feb 7 (IANS/EFE) The firm that salvaged $500 million in gold and silver coins from the bottom of the Atlantic in May 2007 asked the US Supreme Court Monday ... Read more...

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Did Libya witness biggest theft in archaeological history?


October 31st, 2011 - 12:10 am ICT by IANS
London, Oct 30 (IANS) A gang of looters in Libya have targetted the invaluable treasure of gold and silver coins that are believed to date to the era of ... Read more...

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Silver coins from Raj days unearthed in Tripura


August 15th, 2011 - 4:20 pm ICT by IANS
Agartala, Aug 15 (IANS) More than 20 silver coins of the early 20th century, with images of King Edward VII and George V, were unearthed in northern Tripura Monday, a ... Read more...

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Ring worth $500,000 recovered from sunken ship


June 26th, 2011 - 12:46 pm ICT by IANS
Miami, June 26 (IANS/EFE) An emerald set in a gold ring that was part of the treasure of a 17th-century Spanish ship has been found off the Florida coast, officials ... Read more...

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China’s largest gold coin auctioned for $1.18 mn


May 16th, 2011 - 1:13 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, May 16 (IANS) A 10-kilogram gold coin, the largest ever minted in China, has been auctioned for 7.70 million yuan (about $1.18 million) in Beijing, Xinhua reported.The large ... Read more...

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Spanish treasure found off Florida


March 29th, 2011 - 12:20 pm ICT by IANS
Miami, March 29 (IANS/EFE) A gold chain with a crucifix estimated to be worth $250,000 is part of the treasure on the 17th century Spanish galleon Nuestra Senora de Atocha ... Read more...

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Treasure hunters eye underwater cultural heritage in Mexico


February 3rd, 2011 - 12:13 pm ICT by IANS
Mexico City, Feb 3 (IANS/EFE) Hundreds of sunken boats and thousands of other items lying hidden in the ocean, rivers, lakes, and cave pools, which make up part of Mexico's cultural heritage ... Read more...

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Remains of Iron Age dog guarding ancient treasure unearthed


January 27th, 2011 - 4:23 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jan 27 (ANI): Archaeologists have discovered the skeleton of a dog that has lain underground for 2,000 years, protecting a hoard of buried treasure.The dog's remains, about the same size as ... Read more...

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World’s richest man to set up art museum in Mexico


January 23rd, 2011 - 1:50 pm ICT by IANS
Mexico City, Jan 23 (IANS/EFE) Carlos Slim, the richest man in the world according to Forbes magazine, is setting up an art museum in Mexico City that will exhibit around 66,000 works, ... Read more...

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UAE releases silver commemorative coins


January 22nd, 2011 - 10:40 pm ICT by IANS
Abu Dhabi, Jan 22 (IANS/WAM) The Central Bank of the United Arab Emirates (UAE) is issuing silver coins to mark 50 years of archaeological excavations in the emirate of Abu Dhabi. The ... Read more...

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With Gold Too Pricey, US Mint Brings Back The Silver Eagle Coin


November 20th, 2010 - 9:02 pm ICT by GD
By Madhuri Dey Nov 20, (THAINDIAN NEWS) As the price of gold have already touched the sky, and since there has been no fall in its soaring high, the demand for commemorative and ... Read more...

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Artefacts stolen from Dhaka museum, replaced with fakes


July 6th, 2010 - 12:38 pm ICT by IANS
Dhaka, July 6 (IANS) Nine gold medals and 17 antique silver coins, some belonging to the erstwhile Tripura state, were stolen from the National Museum here and replaced with bronze and steel ... Read more...

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Police arrest two, recover articles stolen from museum


June 29th, 2010 - 12:57 am ICT by IANS
Noida, June 28 (IANS) Two people were arrested here Monday for allegedly stealing antiques from the museum of a former royal in Bulandshahar district of Uttar Pradesh, police said. Police arrested Bunty and ... Read more...

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US firm appeals against $500 mn Spanish treasure handover


January 22nd, 2010 - 8:11 am ICT by IANS
Miami, Jan 22 (IANS/EFE) A US firm has appealed against a court order to handover $500-million-worth gold and silver coins it salvaged from the Atlantic Ocean to Spain, a company spokeswoman said. The ... Read more...

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Gang of burglars busted in Delhi


January 3rd, 2010 - 11:49 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 3 (IANS) Delhi Police Sunday said they busted a gang of burglars and arrested members of a gang who allegedly committed thefts at the houses of a bureaucrat, an ... Read more...

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Spanish galleon that sank around 1700 found


December 29th, 2009 - 12:39 pm ICT by IANS
Santo Domingo, Dec 29 (IANS/EFE) A research team has discovered off Nagua, a city in the northeastern Dominican Republic, a Spanish galleon that apparently sank in the area between 1690 and 1700, ... Read more...

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Exhibition of wildlife coins a major draw in Kolkata


October 24th, 2009 - 6:10 pm ICT by ANI
Kolkata, Oct. 24 (ANI): An exhibition of wildlife coins in Kolkata is proving to be a major attraction for wildlife enthusiasts.The exhibition has coins on display from across the world.There are ... Read more...

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Salman’s Diwali gift for the needy


September 23rd, 2009 - 11:26 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 23 (IANS) Bollywood actor Salman Khan has found a new way of bringing a smile to the faces of the underprivileged this Diwali - by launching the 'Being ... Read more...

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Meet a coin collector who spent Rs. 3.5million for hobby!


September 21st, 2009 - 10:39 pm ICT by ANI
By Ajay KumarPatna, Sep 21(ANI): Chanakya Raju, a 27-year-old man, has a unique hobby of collecting coins and currency notes, and today boasts of having a collection from 218 countries.Raju developed his ... Read more...

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Stamp collector gets first stamp of ‘pride of India’ series


August 31st, 2009 - 7:45 pm ICT by ANI
By Ravinder Singh RobinAmritsar, Aug 31(ANI): A stamp collector from Punjab's Amritsar district, Neeraj Jain has received the first stamp of the 'Pride of India' series, which was introduced by the Government ... Read more...

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Three held with ancient silver coins in Uttar Pradesh


August 20th, 2009 - 1:16 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Aug 20 (IANS) Nearly 68 kg of ancient silver coins dating back to 1861 and 1892 were recovered from three men who were arrested in Uttar Pradesh's Varanasi district, police said ... Read more...

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Gold, silver and pottery - treasure hunting in Indonesia (Feature)


July 25th, 2009 - 9:42 am ICT by IANS
By Christiane Oelrich Jakarta, July 25 (DPA) For years, treasure hunter Klaus Keppler, the owner of a salvage company, has been looking for the wrecks of ships that had been carrying gold, silver ... Read more...

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Heist at Mumbai airport, robbers loot 145 kg gold, silver (Second Lead)


May 25th, 2009 - 11:23 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, May 25 (IANS) In a sensational daylight dacoity, at least three armed robbers barged into Air India's cargo complex near the domestic airport here Monday, killed a security guard and escaped ... Read more...

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Gold, silver looted from Air India cargo complex in Mumbai (Lead)


May 25th, 2009 - 5:25 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, May 25 (IANS) In a sensational daylight robbery, at least three armed people barged into Air India's cargo complex adjacent to the domestic airport here and escaped with 145 kg of ... Read more...

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Gold and silver coins looted from Mumbai airport


May 25th, 2009 - 4:17 pm ICT by ANI
Mumbai, 25 May (ANI): Four armed men looted packets containing 100 kg of gold and silver coins from Air India cargo terminal at Mumbai airport on Monday.A security guard was injured ... Read more...

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Police arrest gang involved in dacoities


May 13th, 2009 - 10:42 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 13 (IANS) Six members of a gang who were involved in over 35 cases of dacoities and burglaries were arrested in the national capital Wednesday and as many as ... Read more...

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Delhi Sultanate era silver coins found in Uttar Pradesh


March 12th, 2009 - 5:18 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, March 12 (IANS) As many as 62 silver coins, appearing to be from 13th century Delhi Sultanate period, have been found in Uttar Pradesh's Bareilly district, an official said Thursday. A group ... Read more...

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UP village labourers find ancient coins while digging up a drain


March 11th, 2009 - 6:46 pm ICT by ANI
Alakabadh (Bareilly), Mar 11 (ANI): Akalabadh village labourers have discovered ancient coins, while digging up a drain. The length of this drain is 1500 meters and the width is 12 feet. Padam Singh, ... Read more...

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Evidence indicates Greek cult sacrificed animals on mountaintop altar 3,200 yrs ago


January 27th, 2009 - 3:54 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 27 (ANI): A team of archaeologists has found evidence which suggests that a Greek cult worshipped Zeus, the king of Gods, and sacrificed animals as part of rituals, atop ... Read more...

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Divers begin search for 400-yr-old Spanish treasure off Isle of Mull


December 8th, 2008 - 1:57 pm ICT by ANI
London, Dec 8 (ANI): A new mission has been launched to recover the hoard of treasure believed to be on a Spanish galleon that sank in the waters surrounding the Isle ... Read more...

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1,900 yr old Buddhist monastery discovered in Gujarat


October 13th, 2008 - 12:17 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Oct 13 (ANI): Gujarat State Archaeological Department has discovered a small size Buddhist monastery in Gujarats Vadnagar, which dates back to 1,900 years.According to a report in Desh Gujarat, ... Read more...

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1900 year-Year-Old Buddha plaque discovered in Gujarats Vadnagar


August 16th, 2008 - 5:59 pm ICT by ANI
Ahmedabad, Aug.16 (ANI): Archaeologists of the Department of Archaeology in Gujarat have unearthed a plaque depicting carved scene from Buddhas life dating back 1900 years. According to the web portal DeshGujarat.com, the ... Read more...

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Coimbatore hosts extraordinary numismatics exhibition


August 6th, 2008 - 8:28 pm ICT by ANI
By Jehova G Coimbatore, Aug.6 (ANI): Over 50 participants from different parts of the country recently participated in a national numismatic exhibition which had coins dating from the first century B.C till ... Read more...

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