Fourteen years after the Taliban dynamited the world-famous Buddhas of Bamiyan, the giant statues were resurrected with 3D light projection technology in the empty cavities where they once stood in Afghanistan.
Belgium’s most prestigious and largest university in the city of Leuven, 26 km from Brussels, has honoured India’s world renowned poet, artist and humanist Rabindranath Tagore by erecting his statue in the university premises.
Taking suo motu cognisance of the alleged desecration of BR Ambedkar's statue here, the SC/ST Commission on Monday asked the Punjab government to conduct a high-level probe in the incident, and sent officials to inspect the damage done to the sculpture.
A bucket of human excrement thrown on a statue of British coloniser Cecil Rhodes at a South African university has escalated protests over racial transformation since the end of apartheid 21 years ago.
Congress leader Shashi Tharoor on Saturday said it was satisfying to see the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP)-led NDA Government honouring Mahatma Gandhi, even as most of its supporters are keen to erect statues of his killer Nathuram Godse.
A historic bronze statue of Mahatma Gandhi was unveiled today at the Parliament Square here in a rare honour bestowed by the government in Britain whose colonial regime he had overthrown by his non-violent campaign.
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.
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.