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PM Modi Brings Back 157 Stolen Indian Artefacts Returned By US Government

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Prime Minister Narendra Modi has brought back 157 artefacts and antiquities from America. These are artefacts and antiquities, which were abroad years ago due to theft, illegal trade or smuggling. The United States of America has handed over 157 artefacts and antiquities during the visit of Prime Minister Modi. The list of 157 artefacts includes a diverse set of objects ranging from a one-and-a-half meter bas relief panel in Revanta in sandstone from the 10th century to a 9.5 cm tall bronze Nataraja from the 12th century.

In addition, 157 artefacts and antiquities include many historical objects from the 11th century to the 14th century, including anthropomorphic copper objects from 2000 BC or terracotta vases from the 2nd century. Of this, about 45 antiquities belong to the pre-Common Era. Nearly half of the artefacts being brought are cultural, the other half are sculptures, 60 related to Hinduism, 60 to Buddhism and 9 to Jainism.

The bronze collection mainly consists of ornate sculptures of famous postures of Lakshmi Narayan, Buddha, Vishnu, Shiva Parvati and 24 Jain Tirthankaras. The less common ones are Kankala Murti, Brahmi and Nandikesha, among other unnamed deities and divine figures. Motifs include religious sculptures from Hinduists, Buddhism and Jainism. Apart from these, secular motifs are also introduced. Fifty-six terracotta pieces (2nd-century vase, 12th-century pair of deer and 18th-century sword with inscriptions mentioning Guru Hargobind Singh in Persian.

The Modi government is actively trying to bring back India’s antiquities and artefacts stolen and forcibly taken away by the colonialists over the years. The effort of the Government of India is to restore the lost cultural heritage of the country, recover the stolen artefacts. Between 2014 and 2021, more than 200 antiquities have either been returned or are in the process of being returned.
According to a report presented in Parliament, 41 artefacts from abroad have been brought back home after the Modi government came to the Center in 2014, before this PM visit. This is more than 75 per cent of the total items returned so far.

Only 13 such antiquities were returned between 1976 and 2013. Since 1976, 54 antiquities have been brought back, out of which 41 items have been brought home under the leadership of PM Modi. From 1976, the Congress government ruled for about 25 years, but during this time, less than ten antiquities were brought back to India. That is, in the last seven years, the Modi government has brought back more than four decades of ancient Indian treasures before it.

Not only this, the Government of India is constantly engaged in bringing back the heritage of the country from abroad. Stolen antiquities are being retrieved from the US, Australia, Singapore, Germany, Canada and England, where around 119 antiquities are in various stages of the recovery process.

Amish Mahajan
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Hindu students threatened by Terrorists after the medical college video goes viral

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After a viral video showed some girl students raising pro-Pakistan slogans, a Hindu student identified as Ananya Jamwal, studying at Sher E Kashmir Institute of Medical Sciences Srinagar (SKIMS), was targeted by Islamists. They alleged that Jamwal was behind leaking the video of SKIMS students celebrating Pakistan’s win in the T20 World Cup match against India.

However, according to Jamwal, she wasn’t the one who shared the video. She only pointed out what was happening in the college and called out those who were supporting Pakistan. Reportedly, UAPA has been invoked against those who had raised pro-Pakistan slogans.

In a tweet, while urging everyone not to share fake information about her, Jamwal said she didn’t expose anyone and was countering those supporting the traitors.

“When the traitors who were celebrating Pakistan win got exposed. I countered those supporting traitors; after that, they all started harassing me by different means. I only countered them. I didn’t expose, anybody and I am not any police informer. They got exposed.” She added, “A humble request please not to share wrong information.” the tweet read

Umar Wani, the spokesperson of Jammu Kashmir United Liberation Front, an Islamist group, has written a letter saying that actions will be taken against people who have raised voices against people celebrating Pakistan’s victory over India.

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3 People Went Missing in Jammu under Suspicious Circumstances; Police Starts Search Operation

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Three people living in Janipur and Kanachak areas went missing from their homes under suspicious circumstances. A case has been registered at the concerned police station on the complaint of the three family members.

In the complaint lodged at Janipur police station, Mohd Sadiq, son of Alam Din resident Paloura, said that his 19-year-old daughter-in-law Sonam Kaur’s wife Mohammad Yasir had gone from home for some work on Monday around 4 pm. Sonam is wearing a pink salwar and kameez. Information was collected about him in every possible place, but he reached Janipur police station and got his missing report registered after not getting any clue.

At the same time, Sandhya Mehra, a girl living in Janipur, went missing from her house on Tuesday afternoon under suspicious circumstances. The girl’s brother Sanjay Mehra told the police that her sister’s mental condition was not good. She has left the house without informing. A case of missing has been registered at Janipur police station.

On the other hand, 45-year-old Balwinder Singh, a resident of Garhi in Kanachak, went missing from his house on the outskirts of the city. Her brother Vikram Singh got her missing report lodged with the Kanachakk police station. Taking action in this matter, the photographs and other information of missing people from the concerned police station were sent through the police control room to all the police stations and outposts of the city. If any information is received about them, the concerned police should be informed.

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Reasi Police Arrested 2 Absconders Accused of Kidnapping-Rape after 19 years

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Reasi Police has arrested two brothers accused of kidnapping and rape after 19 years. Both have been identified as Abdul Rashid and Makhna son Mian Kharian, resident of Barnaili Thillu Tehsil Mahor Reasi. In 2002, Mahor police had registered a case of kidnapping and rape against both the accused. He kidnapped the woman and kept her with him, and raped her every day.

Reasi police said that both the accused fled away as soon as the case was registered in the police station. Both of them changed their disguise and were living from one place to another. This is the reason why it was difficult to arrest them. Meanwhile, after the investigation proved the case, a charge sheet was presented against them in the court in 2003. The court, on 10/09/2004, issued an order of arrest against both the accused.

The Reasi police team led by SSP Reasi Shailendra Singh made an elaborate plan and laid a trap to arrest the absconding accused. The police succeeded in their strategy, and both hardcore and long-running criminals were arrested. Police officials said that evidence had been collected against both the accused, and soon both will be produced before the court.

SSP Shailendra Singh took over the command of Reasi District Police, the police have arrested more than 100 absconding criminals in the last six months under the scheme of “Arrest of the Ferrari”. This is a record in itself. At the same time, the local people have also appreciated the functioning of the police department under the leadership of SSP Shailendra Singh for pushing the hardcore criminals of the district behind bars in such a short time.

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