Country: Nepal

Religious figures returned

(Nepal)

Nepali Times, 18th Jun 2017.

SSB seizes antique idol being smuggled to Nepal

(India; Nepal)

IANS, India, 27th Apr 2017.

Lowest bidders threaten Nepal's quake-hit heritage

(Nepal)

AFP, The Daily Mail, 24th Mar 2017.

At Bhaktapur Durbar Square today

(Nepal)

Sabitri Dhakal, The Himalayan Times, 26th Feb 2017.

Police clueless about stolen Dattatreaya Statuette

(Nepal)

eKantipur, 22nd Feb 2017.

4 held with ancient Buddha idol

(Nepal)

The Kathmandu Post, 16th Feb 2017.

गोरखपुर में पांच करोड़ की मूर्ति बरामद तस्कर गिरफ्तार

(India; Nepal)

Smuggler arrested with lord buddha stolen in Gorakhpur

Patrika, 5th Feb 2017.

Locals obstruct temple rebuilding, demand participatio

(Nepal)

Gyan P Neupane, My Republica, 25th Jan 2017.

Police recover most of stolen idols but culprits still at alarge

(Nepal)

D B Buda, My Republica, 9th Jan 2017.

Police looking for Jumla's stolen idols arrest other criminals

(Nepal)

D B Buda, My Republica, 7th Jan 2017.

14 Chandannath idols recovered

(Nepal)

L.P. Devkota, The Kathmandu Post, 4th Jan 2017.

Bringing the gods home

(Nepal)

Saurav Karki, The Kathmandu Post, 3rd Jan 2017.

Police find new lead on stolen idols from Jumla

(Nepal)

Kamal Pariyar, My Republica, 27th Dec 2016.

Ancient idols of gods under serious threat in Nepal

(Nepal)

Deepak Kharel, My Republica, 26th Dec 2016.

'Stolen' Dattatreya idol found in wardrobe inside the temple

(Nepal)

My Republica, 5th Dec 2016.

Chandannath Temple Guthi committee, priest suspended

(Nepal)

DB Buda, My Republica, 3rd Dec 2016.

2 Nepalese henchmen of idol racket kingpin held

(India; Nepal)

Express News Service, The New Indian Express, 30th Nov 2016.

ICE HSI, Tamil Nadu Police arrest major India-based artifact smugglers

(India; Nepal; United States of America)

ICE, 30th Nov 2016.

Khalanga shut for third day over temple robbery

(Nepal)

The Kathmandu Post, 30th Nov 2016.

Chandannath temple robbery: Jumla headquarters shut from past 3 days

(Nepal)

The Kathmandu Post, 29th Nov 2016.

28 ancient idols stolen from Chandannath

(Nepal)

LP Devkota, The Kathmandu Post, 28th Nov 2016.

28 idols stolen from Chandannath Temple overnight

(Nepal)

D B Buda, My Republica, 28th Nov 2016.

16 idols stolen from Jumla's Chandannath temple

(Nepal)

The Kathmandu Post, 27th Nov 2016.

A temple in the heart of Capital remains in ruins

(Nepal)

Anup Ojha, The Kathmandu Post, 6th Nov 2016.

Four sent to judicial custody for stealing 4-century-old Buddha idols

(Nepal)

The Himalayan Times, 19th Oct 2016.

Rani Pokhari reconstruction to resume this week

(Nepal)

The Kathmandu Post, 12th Sep 2016.

Unesco concerned about inappropriate rebuilding of Ranipokhari

(Nepal)

The Kathmandu Post, 1st Sep 2016.

Balgopaleshwar Temple reconstruction suspended

(Nepal)

My Republica, 30th Aug 2016.

Police recover 400-yr old stolen idols, ornaments

(Nepal)

The Kathmandu Post, 21st Aug 2016.

Supported by the UN cultural agency, Nepal's quake-damaged museums re-open

(Nepal)

UN News Centre, 10th Aug 2016.

Kathmandu Valley is not danger listed again

(Nepal)

Kai Weise, The Himalayan Times, 23rd Jul 2016.

16 heritage sites facing extinction

(Nepal)

Pramod Kumar Tandan, The Himalayan Times, 26th Jun 2016.

Thefts of idols on rise in Bhaktapur

(Nepal)

Himalayan News Service, The Himalayan Times, 12th May 2016.

Ancient Brahmayani statues stolen from Bhaktapur temple

(Nepal)

Rastriya Samachar Samiti, The Himalayan Times, 11th May 2016.

One year on: an update from Nepal's earthquake-damaged heritage sites

(Nepal)

Erich Theophile, Apollo, 26th Apr 2016.

Theft of ancient idol: Himachal trying to extradite suspect from Nepal

(India; Nepal)

IANS, Business Standard, 15th Mar 2016.

The Gods are still leaving

(Nepal)

Sewa Bhattarai, The Kathmandu Post, 9th Jan 2016.

Bhimsengola shop burgled

(Nepal)

The Himalayan Times, 26th Dec 2015.

Police draw blank in idol theft case

(Nepal)

Anup Ojha, The Kathmandu Post, 21st Dec 2015.

Idols, sculptures of damaged sites safe: DoA

(Nepal)

Gaurav Thapa, The Kathmandu Post, 14th Dec 2015.

No cultural artefact has been stolen from damaged monuments, DoA claims

(Nepal)

Gaurav Thapa, The Kathmandu Post, 13th Dec 2015.

500-year-old conch stolen

(Nepal)

The Kathmandu Post, 15th Nov 2015.

A Market Transcendent: Demand for Himalayan Bronze Is on the Rise

(Nepal; Tibet; China)

Lucian Harris, Blouin ArtInfo, 20th Sep 2015.

4 theft cases reported in Capital

(Nepal)

The Himalayan Times, 16th Sep 2015.

Extradition hitch keeps Kullu temple theft accused in Nepal

(Nepal; India)

Bhanu P Lohumi, The Tribune, 4th Aug 2015.

Protecting the ruins

(Nepal)

Sarthak Mani, Nepali Times, 24th Jul 2015.

'Criminology tools can curb illicit trade in artefacts'

(Nepal)

Himalayan News Service, The Himalayan Times, 16th Jul 2015.

Queensland Art Gallery may have to return stolen antiquities

(Australia; India; Nepal)

Michaela Boland, The Australian, 19th Jun 2015.

Nepalese call for return of stolen statues after quakes

(Nepal)

Alexandre Capron, France 24, 19th May 2015.

Ancient jewel-studded vest missing after Nepal quake

(Nepal)

IANS, One India, 9th May 2015.

Ancient jewel-studded vest missing after Nepal quake

(Nepal)

IANS, One India, 9th May 2015.

Nepal's Only National Art Collection in Peril After Earthquake

(Nepal)

Benjamin Sutton, Hyperallergic, 8th May 2015.

Looters prowl as Nepal's treasures SPILL INTO VIEW

(Nepal)

Deutsche Presse Agentur, The Nation, 7th May 2015.

A Nepal temple will receive devotees today amid fears of looting

(Nepal)

AFP, Deccan Chronicle, 4th May 2015.

A Nepal temple will receive devotees today amid fears of looting

(Nepal)

AFP, Deccan Chronicle, 4th May 2015.

Empty temples, stolen gods

(Nepal)

eKantipur, 8th Apr 2015.

Manhattan Prosecutors Say New York Art Dealer Played Role in Sale of Stolen Artifacts

(United States of America; India; Nepal)

Graham Bowley, The New York Times, 2nd Apr 2015.

Brooklyn Art Dealer Accused of Selling Stolen Ancient Artifacts for $500K

(United States of America; India; Nepal)

James Fanelli, DNA Info, 2nd Apr 2015.

7 held with ancient Buddha statue

(Nepal)

Rajendra Nath, eKantipur, 6th Feb 2015.

Stolen idols: Preservation and cataloguing must complement repatriation of stolen Nepali art

(Nepal)

eKantipur, 4th Apr 2014.

Stolen Nepali statues gathering dust in Paris

(Nepal; France)

eKantipur, 2nd Apr 2014.

Back where they belong

(Nepal; Germany)

Bhrikuti Rai, Nepali Times, 20th Dec 2013.

Christie's removes stolen Nepal artworks

(Nepal; United States of America)

Kunda Dixit, Nepali Times, 22nd Mar 2013.

Patan's crown jewel: Sundari Chok gets a facelift after 360 years

(Nepal)

Kunda Dixit, Nepali Times, 27th Aug 2010.

Tibet to return Nepal's ancient stolen statues

(Nepal; Tibet)

Reuters, Hindustan Times, 18th Jun 2007.

Indian police recover statue stolen from Bhutan

(Bhutan; India; Nepal)

Kuensel, 10th Jun 2002.

In the land of gods, thieves have a field day

(Nepal)

Ramayata Limbu, Nepali Times, 28th Sep 2001.

The Valley Where the Gods Have Vanished

(Nepal)

Martin Spice, South China Morning Post, 3rd Sep 2000.

Return of the gods

(Nepal)

Sujata Tuladhar, Nepali Times, 16th Aug 2000.

Gods in exile

(Nepal; Germany; United States of America)

Kanak Mani Dixit, Himal, 1st Oct 1999.

Police Nab Antique Thief, Seize 700-year-old statue

(Nepal; India)

Associated Press, 20th Dec 1994.

Thieves rob 'living museum'

(Nepal)

Shyam Bahadur, The Advertiser, 11th Jul 1991.

Thieves Plundering Art for Foreigners in Nepal

(Nepal)

Binaya Guruacharya, Associated Press, 28th Aug 1986.

Artifact theft is big business in Nepal

(Nepal)

Bhola Rana, United International Press, 2nd Apr 1985.

Nepal: Thieves destroy a cultural heritage

(Nepal)

Kunda Dixit, Inter Press Service, 8th May 1984.