Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday garlanded a bust of Nobel laureate Rabindranath Tagore on the bard's 154th birth anniversary, at the start of a government programme where he launched three ambitious social security schemes.
Leaders of Janata Parivar offshoots, which are tipped for a merger, came together here on Monday to pay homage to former deputy prime minister Devi Lal, a preeminent leader of the grouping and Lok Dal founder, on his death anniversary.
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.
Calling him a 'gentleman' and 'artiste', Hollywood stars and fashion world personalities have taken to social networking sites to pay their respects to style icon and renowned fashion designer Oscar de la Renta. The designer died at the age of 82, following a lengthy battle with cancer.
Hundreds of friends and fans of Philip Seymour Hoffman gathered for a candlelight vigil on Wednesday evening outside his New York theater company, paying homage to the acclaimed actor who died of a suspected drug overdose.
Director General of the Border Security Force (BSF) Subhash Joshi, and CRPF offcers and Andhra Pradesh police paid homage to BSF personnel of the 161 Battalion, killed in a Maoist ambush in Odisha on Tuesday.
In an event where the spirit of the Boston Marathon bombing victims weighed heavily, Kenya`s Paul Kimugul won the Vancouver Sun Run on Sunday, while Natasha Fraser successfully defended her women`s crown.