Cristiano Ronaldo returns home for statue unveiling
Cristiano Ronaldo returns home for statue unveiling

World player of the year Cristiano Ronaldo returned to his home town of Funchal on Madeira on Sunday to attend the unveiling of a statue sculpted in his honour.

I'm no cricketing God, says Sachin Tendulkar
I'm no cricketing God, says Sachin Tendulkar

For many, the name Sachin Tendulkar spells God. Many more worship him, dedicating pandals and creating larger than life size statues. But the greatest run-scorer in cricket has revealed that he is a mere mortal, who makes mistakes.

UK Gandhi statue nears completion

A statue of Mahatma Gandhi, estimated to cost around 1 million pounds and slated to be unveiled at Parliament Square here early next year, is nearing completion, the charity leading the campaign has confirmed.

Mahatma Gandhi's statue in London's Parliament Square to be ready soon

Mahatma Gandhi's statue would be ready in London's Parliament Square in the next few months, UK's culture secretary Sajid Javid said here on Tuesday.

Ed Sullivan statue stolen from Television Academy


Los Angeles: A statue of show host Ed Sullivan has gone missing from the Television Academy.

AP Assembly pays tributes to Telugu film director Bapu

 Andhra Pradesh Legislative Assembly today paid glowing tributes to eminent Telugu film director, cartoonist and artist Bapu who passed away in Chennai yesterday.

Amy Winehouse`s statue to be unveiled on September 14

A statue dedicated to singer Amy Winehouse will be unveiled near her home in Camden, north London on September 14 this year to mark her 31st birth anniversary.

Mahatma Gandhi`s statue to be installed at Britain`s Parliament Square

A statue of Mahatma Gandhi would be installed by early next year in Parliament Square in Britain, the country he took on for India`s freedom.

Mahatma`s statue to be installed in London`s Parliament Square

Sixty-seven years after he led India to freedom from British rule, a statue of Mahatma Gandhi would be installed in Parliament Square in London by early next year.

Lack of resemblance: Artist to re-do face of Karunakaran statue

Amid criticism that the full-size bronze statue of former Kerala chief minister K Karunakaran, unveiled by President Pranab Mukherjee here recently, failed to depict the true profile of the late Congress veteran, the artist who made it has decided to re-do the face of the structure.

Awareness programmes to be held in AP for Sardar Patel`s statue

Awareness programmes will be held in Andhra Pradesh for the proposed statue of Vallabhbhai Patel, India`s first Home Minister, for which iron is being collected from across the country.

We celebrate our unity due to Sardar Patel`s efforts: Modi

Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi is all set to lay the foundation stone of Saradar Patel`s `Statue of Unity` on his birth anniversary near Sardar Sarovar dam on Thursday.

Narendra Modi to lay foundation stone of Sardar Patel statue tomorrow

After the public spat over the legacy of Sardar Patel between Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi and Prime Minister Manmohan Singh, Modi will lay the foundation stone for the statue on Thursday.

UP govt does not spend on statues: Akhilesh Yadav

Attacking BSP chief Mayawati over alleged misgovernance during her regime, Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav said his government believes in "real development".

Mandela`s statue unveiling to mark 20 years of democracy of South Africa

A nine-metre bronze statue of anti-apartheid icon Nelson Mandela will be unveiled in Pretoria in December to kick off celebrations of 20 years of democracy of South Africa.

Nitish ahead of Modi as he unveils Patel statue in Bihar

In the backdrop of Narendra Modi`s recent announcement of installing a huge statue of Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel in Gujarat, Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar on Saturday unveiled a big statue of Patel here.

4,000-year-old Egyptian statue in UK museum moves on its own

Curse of the spinning statue! In some eerie news, a 4,000-year-old Egyptian statue has puzzled curators at Manchester museum after the relic started to mysteriously spin 180 degrees on its own.

Nehru statue desecrated in UP

The statue of former prime minister Jawaharlal Nehru installed at Town Hall about 50 years back was desecrated.

Modi to collect iron from farmers for Sardar Patel`s statue

Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday announced a nation-wide campaign to collect small pieces of iron from farmers for using it to build the proposed `Statue of Unity` in the memory of Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel.

AP govt wants former Prez, Narasimha Rao`s statues in Parliament

Andhra Pradesh government will request Lok Sabha Speaker to install statues of former President Neelam Sanjiva Reddy and ex-Prime Minister P V Narasimha Rao in Parliament.