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The anatomy of an art heist: From looting ancient temples to selling million-dollar relics

Denver Post 02 Dec 2022
Steinhardt also agreed to a rare lifetime ban on acquiring antiquities. The Denver Art Museum in July gave up 22 looted pieces from India connected to a former New York City gallery owner, Subhash Kapoor, who recently was sentenced to 10 years in prison by an Indian court for running a decades-long illicit antiquities smuggling operation.
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How the Denver Art Museum became a “laundromat” for stolen Asian relics

East Bay Times 02 Dec 2022
A longtime museum consultant and leading scholar, Bunker helped assemble the Denver institution’s 7,000-piece Asian art collection through her relationships with some of the world’s biggest antiquities collectors ... Stolen relics, laundered art and a Colorado scholar’s role in the illicit antiquities trade.
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Biden announces new national monument near Nevada-California border

Finger Lakes Times 01 Dec 2022
SAN JOSE, Calif ... Under the 1906 Antiquities Act, signed by President Theodore Roosevelt to reduce looting and theft of Indian pottery and other artifacts in New Mexico and other areas, presidents can establish national monuments by proclamation, without approval from Congress ... A large wind farm sits nearby ... ———. .
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President Biden announces new national monument near Nevada-California border

Monterey Herald 01 Dec 2022
(Photo. Alan O’Neill/Honor Avi Kwa Ame coalition) ... Under the 1906 Antiquities Act, signed by President Theodore Roosevelt to reduce looting and theft of Indian pottery and other artifacts in New Mexico and other areas, presidents can establish national monuments by proclamation, without approval from Congress ... (Photo. Honor Avi Kwa Ame coalition).
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November is for celebrating Indigenous people's resilience and resistance

San Francisco Examiner 22 Nov 2022
Still for many Americans, November brings to mind an antiquated and whitewashed history of relations with Indigenous Peoples. The International Indian Treaty Council has worked for more than four decades to shine a light on the true meaning and history of “Thanksgiving.” So on Nov.
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No one hurt after classic car catches fire in Vero Beach

WPTV 19 Nov 2022
Indian River County Fire Rescue and other emergency vehicles are at the scene ...
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British colonial Indian passport shared on Instagram goes viral, watch video

Live Mint 17 Nov 2022
Collecting antiques has been a long hobby of people ... On some occasion, there are people who are fond of collecting unique items that not only are antique, but has a great value.A passport collector recently posted a video of the British Indian passport from 1927 on Instagram.
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US returns looted antiquities to India, Pakistan

News India Times 17 Nov 2022
that were brought into the US by a network allegedly masterminded by Subash Kapoor, a convicted antique smuggler ... Priceless antiquities ... The prosecutor’s office said that five of the Indian antiquities were seized during investigations into smugglings by Nancy Wiener and her late mother Doris Wiener ... Pakistani antiques.
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Epic Mahabharata is explored by artists in a new exhibition

Hindustan Times 16 Nov 2022
Keeping its classic soul in mind, four noted artists have freely explored the ancient Sanskrit epic Mahabharata in an ongoing exhibition ... Depicted extensively in Indian art, the epic has seen a stunning range of interpretations over the time, from antiquity's descriptive sculptures and gloriously detailed miniatures to more contemporary readings.
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New York prosecutor returns looted antiquities to India, Pakistan

The Siasat Daily 15 Nov 2022
... by a network allegedly masterminded by Subash Kapoor, a convicted antique smuggler ... Indian students in US surge by 19% in 2021-22 ... The office said that five of the Indian antiquities were seized during investigations into smugglings by Nancy Wiener and her late mother Doris Wiener.
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Vintage jewellery pieces to own in your closet

The Times of India 14 Nov 2022
Antique jewellery pieces are always intriguing to look at ... From enchanting hand harnesses to toe rings, we handpick the choicest of antique jewellery items that every woman should have in her closet ... Wear it for a wedding or any fun soiree with your Indian wear or ... Antique anklet.
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US returns 192 stolen artifacts to Pakistan; Consul General Ayesha Ali expresses 'gratitude'

Urdu Point 12 Nov 2022
The United States has returned 192 stolen antiquities -- valued at nearly $3.4 million -- to Pakistan, after an investigation into a notorious Indian-American art dealer, Subhash Kapoor, the Manhattan District Attorney's office in New York announced Friday.
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US returns 192 stolen artifacts, worth $34.4 mln, to Pakistan

Urdu Point 12 Nov 2022
NEW YORK, (UrduPoint / Pakistan Point News - 12th Nov, 2022 ) .The United States has returned 192 stolen antiquities, valued at nearly $3.4 million, to Pakistan, after an investigation into a notorious Indian-American art dealer, Subhash Kapoor, the Manhattan District Attorney's office in New York announced Friday.
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US returns 192 stolen artefacts worth $3.4m to Pakistan

Dawn 12 Nov 2022
The United States has returned 192 stolen antiquities — valued at nearly $3.4 million — to Pakistan after an investigation into an Indian-American art dealer, the Manhattan District Attorney’s (MDA) office in New York announced on Friday ... most prolific antiquities traffickers..
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US Returns 192 Stolen Artifacts to Pakistan

The Wire Network 11 Nov 2022
The United States has repatriated 192 stolen antiquities collectively valued at $3.4 ... statement noted that five India-based co-defendants and Kapoor had been held in prison in the South Asian nation since 2012 for charges relating to his role selling stolen Indian antiquities.

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