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1000-yr-old Shiva-Parvati idol, stolen and smuggled to US, to return home

A historic Chola-era idol of Shiva and Parvati, stolen from a temple in India and sumggled into the United States by notorious Indian art dealer Subhash Kapoor, has been recovered from a university......

This hero stops the plunder of India's past

'Imagine how secure are our seaports and airports that 10,000 objects can leave every decade and our custodians are not even aware?' 'This kind of targeted looting when thieves pick and choose the......

He brings the gods back home to India

'There are hundreds of items from Madhya Pradesh, Andhra, Rajasthan, Gujarat in Subhash Kapoor's loot. The Tamil Nadu Idol Wing wants to just prosecute Kapoor for three cases and close it. To me......

How Subhash Kapoor was caught: A Timeline

A TimelineConstructed with inputs from Vijay Kumar, who investigates the illicit antiquities trade. 2007: In Mumbai, police/customs are tipped off that a consignment of rare antiques is being......

The man who stole India's past

'It was only relatively recently that Subhash Kapoor was able to secure the sources in India, Afghanistan and Cambodia, that allowed him to get the really highest level objects, and that helped......

Hotels shower monsoon packages

After the airlines, hotel chains are now luring Gujaratis with a host of travel packages to suit various budgets.While Taj has the advantage of offering travel packages in various locations, the......

Review: Uliyin Osai fails

More than sixty years ago, a master writer wrote a legendary historical romance that involved a peerless dancer, a great sculptor and a prince that captured the imagination of an entire generation......
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Tank brimming with history

Sriram V writes on what made Mahamakham, an event of local importance, gain significance in due course. That the Mahamakham festival at... ...

http://www.thehindu.com/features/friday-review/history-and-culture/tank-brimming-with-history/article8223221.ece?secpage=true&secname=entertainment
Time travel to the Chola period

As a little boy, historian and writer Pradeep Chakravarthy recalls spending every summer holiday at his grandmothers place in Tirunelveli. With no... ...

http://www.thehindu.com/features/metroplus/society/time-travel-to-the-chola-period/article8223329.ece?utm_source=RSS_Feed&utm_medium=RSS&utm_campaign=RSS_Syndication
A glorious history

The temple was built during the reign of Chola king, Parantaka I (907 A.D 955 A.D). Inscriptions, decoded by Archaeological Survey of India (ASI)... ...

http://www.thehindu.com/news/cities/chennai/a-glorious-history/article8220840.ece?ref=tpnews
Chola-era temple tank turns garbage dump

For centuries, the Chola-era tank that belongs to Varadharaja Perumal temple on Kulakarai Street in Poonamallee, served multiple purposes. It... ...

http://www.thehindu.com/news/cities/chennai/cholaera-temple-tank-turns-garbage-dump/article8220818.ece?utm_source=RSS_Feed&utm_medium=RSS&utm_campaign=RSS_Syndication
Cow Bathes Shiv Linga at a Chola-era Temple in Suburb

CHENNAI: The ancient Dhenupurisvarar temple in Madambakkam, a suburb close to Tambaram, is one of the lesser known temples near Chennai. This Shiva... ...

http://www.newindianexpress.com/cities/chennai/Cow-Bathes-Shiv-Linga-at-a-Chola-era-Temple-in-Suburb/2016/02/10/article3268989.ece

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