MEMORIAL

  • Russia dismantles Apple statue after CEO Tim Cook announces he is gay November 4, 2014

    Moscow: A two-meter (six-foot) statue of an iPhone on a university campus in St Petersburg has been taken down in response to last week's announcement by the CEO of Apple that he is gay. In a statement, ZEFS, which according to its website owns construction, advertising, and finance enterprises in St...
  • I hate the old house, there are so many bad memories of Kieran cheating: Katie Price October 29, 2014

    London: Singer Katie Price says she wants to make a fresh start in a new home with husband Kieran Hayler, who cheated on her. Price, who forgave Hayler after discovering his affairs with her friends Jane Pountney and Chrissy Thomas earlier this year, has moved out of the Sussex home as...
  • Delhi: Nobel Memorial wall unveiled at Rajiv Chowk October 26, 2014

    Delhi: The Delhi Metro Rail Corporation (DMRC) along with the Swedish embassy on Sunday inaugurated the Nobel Memorial Wall at the Rajiv Chowk Metro station to popularise Indian Nobel laureates, a statement said. The Nobel Memorial Wall exhibits portraits of Rabindranath Tagore, C.V. Raman, Mother Teresa, Amartya Sen, and this year's...
  • Man who attacked Canada's parliament had troubled, transient past October 24, 2014

    Montreal/Vancouver: The gunman who killed a soldier in Ottawa and then raced through Canada's parliament before being shot dead was a misfit and perhaps mentally ill, according to police, friends and family, while his troubled and transient past included robbery and drug offences. Michael Zehaf-Bibeau, 32, a Canadian citizen and convert...
  • Canada shooting: Parliament, government must function despite attacks, says PM Stephen Harper October 23, 2014

    Ottawa: Canadian Prime Minister Stephen Harper voiced determination that Wednesday's shooting in the capital not deter the government and Parliament. "While the prime minister stated that facts are still being gathered, he condemned this despicable attack," a statement from the prime minister's office said after a soldier at the National War...
  • Firing close to Canada Parliament building, one soldier shot at October 22, 2014

    Ottawa: A Canadian soldier was shot at the Canadian War Memorial in Ottawa and a shooter was seen running towards the nearby parliament buildings, where more shots were fired, according to media and eyewitness reports on Wednesday. The buildings were put on lockdown as police and tactical teams converged on the...
  • Environment Ministry panel clears Ambedkar memorial plan in Lutyens' Delhi October 22, 2014

    New Delhi: The Social Justice Ministry's proposal to construct a grand Ambedkar memorial in Lutyens' Delhi has received the nod from a high-powered Environment Ministry panel. Sources said that the Expert Appraisal Committee for Projects related to Infrastructure Development, Coastal Regulation Zone, Building/Construction and Miscellaneous projects, which met here last...
  • Police needs to be equipped with modern techniques: Akhilesh Yadav October 21, 2014

    Lucknow: Underlining the need to equip the police force with latest techniques, Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav said his government was working to upgrade the system. The Chief Minister said in the the fast-changing scenario, the pattern of crime is changing and new aspects are emerging, especially in economic crimes,...
  • VVS Laxman to deliver MAK Pataudi Memorial Lecture at Eden Gardens October 7, 2014

    VVS Laxman is all set to renew his connection with the Eden Gardens as the former middle order batsman has been chosen to deliver the MAK Pataudi Memorial Lecture on October 19. The lecture will be held on the eve of the fifth and final ODI between India and the West...
  • PM Modi pays tribute to Shyamji Krishna Varma on his 157th birth anniversary October 4, 2014

    New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday paid tributes to freedom fighter Shyamji Krishna Varma on his 157th birth anniversary, urging people to visit his memorial. "On his birth anniversary, I bow to Shyamji Krishna Varma. A devout patriot, he inspired several nationalists, both in India and overseas," the prime...
  • Lifting weights can improve your memory: Study October 2, 2014

    Washington: Here's another reason why you should hit the gym - it can boost your memory. An intense workout of as little as 20 minutes can enhance episodic memory, also known as long-term memory for previous events, by about 10 per cent in healthy young adults, a new study has...
  • Modi pays floral tribute at Mahatma Gandhi's statue in Washington September 30, 2014

    Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday paid homage to Mahatma Gandhi. Modi offered floral tribute at the statue of the Father of the Nation in the US capital. A large number of Indian-Americans were present to welcome the Prime Minister who was accompanied by External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj. ...
  • Day 5: PM Modi to visit Martin Luther King Jr memorial, Lincoln memorial on Tuesday September 30, 2014

    Washington: In the final leg of his maiden US trip, Prime Minister Narendra Modi will visit the Martin Luther King Junior memorial and the Lincoln memorial in Washington. Modi arrived in Washington on Monday and met US President Barack Obama for a private dinner at the White House. The dinner continued...
  • Ajit Singh flays Centre for not converting his bungalow into his father's memorial September 19, 2014

    New Delhi: Rashtriya Lok Dal chief Ajit Singh on Friday attacked the government for rejecting his demand for converting the bungalow occupied by him into a memorial of his father, former Prime Minister Charan Singh, and blamed it for protests over the issue. "There is a memorial in the name of...
  • SanDisk launches the world's highest capacity 512GB SD card at Rs 51,990 in India September 18, 2014

    New Delhi: SanDisk has launched its 512GB Extreme Pro SDXC UHSI memory card used in cameras. It has the ability to write data at 90 MB per second making it useful for those shooting the high resolution 4k videos. According to SanDisk, the card is designed to meet the demands...
  • Full Text: Rahul Dravid delivers the Dilip Sardesai Memorial Lecture September 14, 2014

    Good evening Ladies and Gentlemen. It is an honour to be delivering the Dilip Sardesai Memorial Lecture this evening in front of an audience with a deep love and great knowledge of cricket. Much like the late Dilip Sardesai. It was because of this deep love and knowledge of the...
  • Mansur Ali Khan Pataudi Memorial Lecture to be held on October 19 September 10, 2014

    Kolkata: The third edition of the annual Mansur Ali Khan Pataudi Memorial Lecture will be held on October 19, on the eve of the IndiaWest Indies fifth ODI. "Both the teams are expected to land here on October 18 and the next day would be ideal to host the lecture," CAB...
  • Don Bradman memorabilia to be exhibited at Kolkata's Victoria Memorial August 13, 2014

    Kolkata: The first bat and other playing gear and memorabilia of Donald Bradman arguably the greatest batsman ever will be showcased at an exhibition at the iconic Victoria Memorial Hall here in 2015. The event, organised in collaboration with the Don Bradman Foundation, will exhibit items linked to the...
  • Venue for War Memorial, museum for Kargil heroes to be finalised soon July 26, 2014

    New Delhi: The central government would soon finalise the venue for construction of a War Memorial and a museum in the honour of the soldiers who laid down their lives fighting the 1999 Kargil war with Pakistan, said Defence Minister Arun Jaitley after he paid homage to the martyrs at...
  • Debris from flight MH17 did not just fall in Hrabove, Ukraine July 21, 2014

    While recovery operations are underway to uncover those deceased in the crash of Malaysian Airlines flight MH17, close to Ukrainian village Donestsk, another village not far away from ground zero claims that a major part of the aeroplane has fallen in this village. Even as the villagers collected all the...
  • Government allocates Rs 100 crore for war memorial in Delhi July 10, 2014

    New Delhi: The government on Thursday allocated Rs 100 crore for construction of a war memorial and a war museum at Princess Park near India Gate. Presenting his first budget, Finance Minister Arun Jaitley said the country is deeply indebted to officers and jawans of the armed forces for having made...
  • Fishes can remember things up to 12 days, study finds July 2, 2014

    Contrary to the popular belief that fish have a memory span of only 30 seconds, scientists have found that a popular aquarium species can remember the location of tasty treats up to 12 days later. Researchers at MacEwan University in Canada studied African Cichlids (Labidochromis caeruleus). These fish demonstrate many complex...
  • Nearly 190 dead due to suspected encephalitis June 30, 2014

    Nearly 190, mostly children from poor families, have died due to suspected encephalitis in Bihar in the last month with three more deaths on Monday, an official said. The maximum number of deaths took place in the state's Muzaffarpur district. Most of these children died at the governmentrun Sri Krishna Memorial...
  • Stress hormone tied to shortterm memory loss as we age June 18, 2014

    Washington: Having high levels of cortisol a natural hormone in our body whose levels surge when we are stressed can lead to memory lapses as we age, a new study has found. Researchers at the University of Iowa (UI) said there is a potential link between stress hormones and...
  • Experts collect litchi samples in Bihar to identify deadly virus June 11, 2014

    Experts on Wednesday collected samples of litchi to identify the virus strain that has claimed the lives of over 50 children in Bihar. "We have collected samples of litchi from orchards in affected areas for toxicology study. It will help us to identify the virus strain of the disease that remains...
  • Japan's Matsuyama wins Memorial in playoff over Na June 2, 2014

    Hideki Matsuyama became the fourth Japanese player ever to win on the PGA Tour when he captured the Memorial tournament in a playoff over American Kevin Na in Dublin, Ohio on Sunday. Matsuyama, 22, emerged victorious in a wild finish to become the youngest champion of the prestigious $6.2 million event...
  • Bubba Watson powers to thirdround Memorial lead June 1, 2014

    American Bubba Watson surged to the lead as Englishman Paul Casey plunged four strokes behind after the third round of the Memorial tournament in Dublin, Ohio on Saturday. Masters champion Watson used his astonishing power to compile five early birdies on his way to a threeunderpar 69 in ideal conditions at...
  • Casey surges, McIlroy tumbles at the Memorial May 31, 2014

    Dublin: Paul Casey expected to be chasing someone Friday in the Memorial, figuring it would be Rory McIlroy. After two holes, Casey had the lead to himself at Muirfield Village, and that was only the start of another big day. He took advantage of the par 5s for another 6under 66,...
  • Rory McIlroy leads after the opening round of Memorial May 30, 2014

    Whether it's his health or his personal life, Rory McIlroy is not easily distracted when he's on top of his game. McIlroy made two eagles and three birdies on the back nine at Muirfield Village along with a double bogey on his way to a 9under 63 and a...
  • Masters champion Bubba Watson in early tie for Memorial lead May 30, 2014

    Masters champion Bubba Watson, making the most of ideal scoring conditions, birdied four of his last five holes to surge into an early share of the lead in Thursday's opening round of the Memorial Tournament in Dublin, Ohio. The American world number five, one of seven players in the top 10...