MEMORIAL MUSEUM

  • Israel secretly provided arms to India in 1971 war, claims book November 1, 2013

    Israel secretly provided India weapons and instructors in 1971 as it prepared for the war with Pakistan that led to the emergence of Bangladesh even though the two countries did not have diplomatic relations, according to a new book by an American journalist. "The Blood Telegram" by Gary Bass, which focusses...
  • Britain stages grand funeral for Margaret Thatcher April 17, 2013

    London: London will stage its biggest political funeral in almost half a century on Wednesday when Britain's governing elite join the Queen and global leaders to bid farewell to former Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher, better known as the "Iron Lady". In an event comparable to that of Winston Churchill's funeral in...
  • Big Ben to be silenced after 48 years for Thatcher's funeral April 16, 2013

    London: For the first time in 48 years, London's iconic Big Ben will fall silent on Wednesday as a mark of respect for 'Iron lady' Margaret Thatcher's funeral. The former Conservative Prime Minister died of a stroke in London on Monday aged 87. She will be given a ceremonial funeral...
  • UK: Thatcher memorial library planned in London April 14, 2013

    London: Plans to create a mega librarycummuseum and training centre in memory of Margaret Thatcher are being devised in the lead up to the funeral of the former British premier on Wednesday. Supporters of the 'Iron Lady', who died of a stroke aged 87 last week, aim to raise around...
  • Nehru memorial library faces corruption charges May 30, 2010

    Historians have now written to the Central Vigilance Commission to intervene and say that this could well be the beginning of the end of a glorious institution. ...
  • Gunman kills Holocaust Museum guard in Washington June 11, 2009

    Washington: An elderly gunman linked to an antiJewish website killed a security guard at the US Holocaust Memorial Museum in Washington on Wednesday and was wounded when guards returned fire, officials said. The guard, Stephen Tyrone Jones, died at a local hospital after being shot with a rifle, officials said. The...
  • India out to salvage lost Gandhi heritage August 1, 2007

    New Delhi: Stung by the costly exercise of rescuing a draft article of Mahatma Gandhi from an auction, the government has decided to evolve a national policy on the acquisition and preservation of Gandhi manuscripts. The Nehru Memorial Museum and Library, in consultation with the Ahmedabadbased Navjeevan Trust the sole...