Lyricist Shailendra to get memorial in UP

 A memorial gate will be built in Mathura in Uttar Pradesh to honour late lyricist Shailendra who studied and spent many years here pursuing his passion for writing before shifting to Mumbai.

NCP demands memorial for RR Patil

 The opposition NCP has demanded that the state build a memorial for the late RR Patil, the party leader and former Maharashtra home minister who died in February this year.

'Star Trek' online developers to create in-game memorial for Mr. Spock
'Star Trek' online developers to create in-game memorial for Mr. Spock

 The 'Star Trek' online game developers have decided to build a permanent digital memorial of their star Leonard Nimoy, who recently died at the age of 83.

William Shatner to miss Leonard Nimoy's funeral
William Shatner to miss Leonard Nimoy's funeral

 William Shatner took to Twitter to lament that he won't be able to attend the funeral of Leonard Nimoy, who died Friday after battling lung disease.

Memorial to honor US woman held hostage by Islamic State

A plaza in this Arizona town will light up with candles today in memory of a hometown woman taken hostage by Islamic State militants.

Maharashtra panel identifies six plots for Bal Thackeray's memorial

The committee constituted by Maharashtra government to identify land suitable for the construction of a memorial for late Shiv Sena patriarch Bal Thackeray, has shortlisted six plots in the island city.

Assam govt bear Bhupen Hazarika's Memorial cost

 Assam government would bear all costs related to the construction of Dr Bhupen Hazarika's Memorial at Jalukbari here, Chief Minister Tarun Gogoi said here today.

'No government bungalow to be converted into memorial'

No government bungalow in Delhi will henceforth be converted into any memorial, the Union Cabinet decided on Saturday, weeks after a row over RLD chief Ajit Singh's demand for making his official residence a memorial of his father and former Prime Minister Charan Singh.

Deve Gowda, Sharad Yadav back Charan Singh memorial demand

 The Centre's decision reportedly to reject the proposal for a memorial to former prime minister the late Chaudhary Charan Singh was an insult to all the farmers in the country, JD(S) leader HD Deve Gowda said here today.

Friends, family attend Robin Williams' memorial
Friends, family attend Robin Williams' memorial

Hundreds of family and friends of Robin Williams gathered for an emotional and star-studded memorial in San Francisco, honouring the beloved comedian.

Govt rejects demand to convert Ajit's residence into memorial

Government Thursday rejected the demand to convert the bungalow occupied by former union minister Ajit Singh as a memorial to his father, former Prime Minister Charan Singh.

Work resumes for establishment of Kamaraj Memorial

Chief Minister N Rangasamy today laid the foundation of the Rs 23.6 crore memorial in rememberance of former Tamil Nadu Chief Minister K Kamaraj,his political mentor, at nearby Karuvadikuppam, kickstarting resumption of work to construct the structure.

Uttar Pradesh govt to construct memorial for socialist leaders

Uttar Pradesh government will construct a memorial for socialist leaders which will have a vast collection of literature, audio-visual and other materials related to them.

Matsuyama wins first US title in Memorial playoff

Japan`s Hideki Matsuyama won his first US PGA Tour title in dramatic style on Sunday, beating Kevin Na with a par at the first playoff hole at the Memorial.

Liverpool reveal Anfield redevelopment plans

Premier League leaders Liverpool on Wednesday published plans for the redevelopment of their Anfield home that would raise the stadium`s capacity from 45,276 to around 54,000.

Courtney Love called Kurt Cobain `a**hole` at his memorial service

Courtney Love had screamed out at her late husband Kurt Cobain`s public memorial service, calling him an `a**hole`, and asked his fans to do the same, it has been revealed.

Jayalalithaa unveils memorial for Nesamani

A memorial established for the late freedom fighter Nesamani, fondly called as "Marshal" Nesamani, in Kanyakumari district was inaugurated by Chief Minister J Jayalalithaa on Thursday.

Charles Grant Gordon, Father of Glenfiddich Scotch Passes away

Charles Grant Gordon, the man who gave the world Glenfiddich Single Malt whisky, will be remembered affectionately at international memorial services in New York and Scotland.

South Africa apologises for fake interpreter, vows reforms

A South African Cabinet minister is apologising for the sign language interpreter at Nelson Mandela`s memorial who outraged deaf people worldwide by making signs they said amounted to gibberish.

Martyrs` families demand memorial outside Parliament complex

Upset over restrictions on their entry for paying homage to the martyrs of 2001 Parliament attack, the family members of the slain personnel demanded that they be allotted land outside the high-security complex to build memorial.