World-famous Buddhas of Bamiyan resurrect in Afghanistan
World-famous Buddhas of Bamiyan resurrect in Afghanistan

 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.

Ambedkar's statue vandalised in Punjab, protests by Dalits

A statue of BR Ambedkar was allegedly vandalised at village Palahi near here on Monday, sparking protests by dalits who blocked roads at many places in the district.

Giant statue of Orthodox prince stirs controversy in Moscow

 Scaffolding surrounds the vast clay sculpture-in-progress inside a warehouse on Moscow`s outskirts, yet already the statue of Vladimir the Great has caused an outcry as big as the monument itself.

Belgian varsity honours Tagore with his statue
Belgian varsity honours Tagore with his statue

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.

SC/ST Commission asks govt to probe desecration of Ambedkar statue

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.

Happy that Katrina got statue at Madame Tussauds: Sonakshi
Happy that Katrina got statue at Madame Tussauds: Sonakshi

Bollywood actress Sonakshi Sinha is glad that her colleague Katrina Kaif got her wax statue at the UK's prestigious Madamme Tussauds.

South African colonial statue hit by `poo protest` dispute

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.

Big B 'honoured' to unveil Gandhi statue
Big B 'honoured' to unveil Gandhi statue

 Bollywood star Amitabh Bachchan says he was "honoured", "humbled" and felt "touched" to unveil a bronze statue of Mahatma Gandhi at Parliament Square here.

Satisfying to see BJP honouring Mahatma Gandhi: Shashi Tharoor

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.

Historic Gandhi statue unveiled at Britain's Parliament Square
Historic Gandhi statue unveiled at Britain's Parliament Square

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.

UK to unveil Gandhi statue on March 14

The much-awaited Mahatma Gandhi's bronze statue at Britain's historic Parliament Square here will be unveiled on March 14, Prime Minister David Cameron announced today.

Gandhi statue charity appoints new trustees in UK

A charity set up in the UK to raise funds for a statue of Mahatma Gandhi to be installed at Parliament Square in London this year today appointed four new trustees.

Cristiano Ronaldo returns home for statue unveiling
Cristiano Ronaldo returns home for statue unveiling

World player of the year Cristiano Ronaldo returned to his home town of Funchal on Madeira on Sunday to attend the unveiling of a statue sculpted in his honour.

I'm no cricketing God, says Sachin Tendulkar
I'm no cricketing God, says Sachin Tendulkar

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.

UK Gandhi statue nears completion

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.

Mahatma Gandhi's statue in London's Parliament Square to be ready soon

Mahatma Gandhi's statue would be ready in London's Parliament Square in the next few months, UK's culture secretary Sajid Javid said here on Tuesday.

Ed Sullivan statue stolen from Television Academy

 

Los Angeles: A statue of show host Ed Sullivan has gone missing from the Television Academy.

AP Assembly pays tributes to Telugu film director Bapu

 Andhra Pradesh Legislative Assembly today paid glowing tributes to eminent Telugu film director, cartoonist and artist Bapu who passed away in Chennai yesterday.

Amy Winehouse`s statue to be unveiled on September 14

A statue dedicated to singer Amy Winehouse will be unveiled near her home in Camden, north London on September 14 this year to mark her 31st birth anniversary.

Mahatma Gandhi`s statue to be installed at Britain`s Parliament Square

A statue of Mahatma Gandhi would be installed by early next year in Parliament Square in Britain, the country he took on for India`s freedom.