Infosys co-founder Narayana Murthy and his family have donated 200,000 pounds towards the statue of Mahatma Gandhi planned for Parliament Square here, helping in meeting the budget target of 750,000 pounds for the project.
In a rare gesture, Palestinian Prime Minister Rami Hamdallah participated in a reception here to celebrate India's Republic Day and told his people to learn from the Indian example of peaceful resistance.
President of the United States, Barack Obama, arrives in India on Sunday morning for a three-day state visit. His aircraft, Air Force One, will land at the Air Force Station at Palam here at about 10:00 am.
A US brewery that drew flak over its use of Mahatma Gandhi's name and images on beer cans on Saturday agreed to drop them from its bottles, terming it as the "right move" in the wake of complaints by the Indian-American community.
Witnessing the danger of India`s unity in diversity and the spirit of co-existence getting affected, some Gandhians have expressed their disappointment over the government`s silence in such a state of affairs.
United Nations Secretary General Ban Ki-moon Sunday asked India to set an ambitious target to cut down carbon emissions, saying it is in a unique position to lead sustainability, energy efficiency and fight against climate change.
Justifying the decision to install a Mahatma Gandhi statue at the Parliament Square here, Prime Minister David Cameron has said the initiative would lead to Britain cementing its historical connection with India.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday morning inaugurated the Salt Mountain, a memorial dedicated to Mahatma Gandhi, built near the Mahatma Mandir complex here, the venue of the 13th Pravasi Bharatiya Divas (PBD).