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India’s Supreme Court Defers Opening of Temple Treasure Vault

Posted July 8th, 2011 at 11:30 am (UTC-5)
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India’s Supreme Court, citing security concerns, has halted the opening of the last vault at a Hindu temple where billions of dollars worth of treasures have been uncovered. More than $20 billion in gold, jewels, and ancient artifacts were found buried last week in vaults underneath the Sree Padmanabhaswamy temple in India’s southern state of […]

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Court Orders Curator for Indian Temple Treasure

Posted July 6th, 2011 at 12:55 pm (UTC-5)
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India’s Supreme Court has called for a curator to be appointed to help manage and protect a treasure valued at more than $20 billion that was discovered in the vaults of a Hindu temple. The court has already instructed a team of investigators to take a formal inventory of the find, which includes diamonds, emeralds, […]

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Indian Authorities Scramble to Secure Temple Treasure

Posted July 4th, 2011 at 4:35 pm (UTC-5)
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Indian authorities on Monday scrambled to secure a temple in southwestern Kerala state where a hidden treasure worth at least $11 billion was discovered last week. The Supreme Court appointed a team of investigators to take a formal inventory of the find, which includes diamonds, emeralds, gold and silver coins and figurines. The precious artifacts […]

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Treasure Worth Billions Found in Indian Temple

Posted July 3rd, 2011 at 9:05 am (UTC-5)
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Indian officials have found a hidden treasure worth billions of dollars in a temple in southern India. The diamonds, emeralds, and gold and silver coins and figurines were found in underground vaults in the temple, which was the royal chapel of the former rulers of Travancore, in southern Kerala state. Hundreds of armed police were […]

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