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BHOPAL, January 13, 2015: Thieves barged into a Jain temple in Nehu Nagar and escaped with 11 chhatras of silver and cash worth Rs 1.25 lakh, here early on Sunday morning. A case was registered at Kamla Nagar police station of the city.

Bharathingar, (Mandya dist),January 5, 2015: A Jain Basadi, built during Ganga dynasty in the sixth century, has been excavated near Arethippuru village, Maddur taluk, Mandya district.

In the month of September and October, a team of more than 30 archeologists lead by T M?Keshava, Deputy Superintending Archaeologist of Archeological Survey of India (ASI) and Assistant Archaeologist Aravali, had taken up the excavation works.

Jaipur, December 23, 2014: A silver idol and other valuables were found stolen from a Jain temple in Udaipur district of Rajasthan, police said today.
The incident took place yesterday at the Digamber Jain temple in Karavali village under Salumber tehsil, Nathmal, ASI Salumber police station said.

AJMER, December 17, 2014: Four statues made of eight elements were stolen from the Jain Temple at Sewargi Mohalla near dargah bazaar. The priest on Saturday morning found these statues missing when he came to open the temple. The incident generated anger in the Jain community because of continuous incidents of stealing of Jain idols being reported since last two years.

AHMEDABAD, December 12, 2014: Analyses contained in Dwadasharnayachakra - a fifth century AD Jain treatise on comparative Indian philosophy - are key points of reference for scholars from across the globe who come to Gujarat to study Indian religious thought, particularly that of Jainism.