The Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) would be holding a "silent protest" on the occasion of Mahatma Gandhi's death anniversary on Friday against the attack on the ideals and thoughts of the father of the nation, it said.
Remembering Nelson Mandela on his first death anniversary, US President Barack Obama on Friday said that the struggle and sacrifices of the anti-apartheid leader inspire people to stand up for fundamental principles.
Madras High Court on Friday allowed the wife of sandalwood smuggler Veerappan to offer "annadhanam" (free meal) tomorrow on the occasion of tenth death anniversary of the dreaded brigand, shot dead in an encounter with police.
On the first death anniversary of her father Ashok Chopra, Bollywood actress Priyanka Chopra Tuesday announced that a street has been named as `Lieutenant Colonel Dr. Ashok Chopra Marg`. Shiv Sena chief Uddhav Thackeray was also present at the event.