NATIONAL WAR MEMORIAL

  • Canada shooting: Parliament, government must function despite attacks, says PM Stephen Harper Yesterday

    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...
  • India Gate right place to build war memorial: Antony December 16, 2012

    New Delhi: India Gate is the right place to build a national war memorial, Defence Minister AK Antony said on Sunday, against the backdrop of opposition by Delhi Chief Minister Sheila Dikshit to the proposal. "As far as we are concerned, this (India Gate) is the place to have a...
  • Dikshit opposes National War Memorial at India Gate December 16, 2012

    New Delhi: Chief Minister Sheila Dikshit has opposed a Group of Ministers' recommendation to set up the longawaited National War Memorial at the India Gate complex, saying it will affect the ambience of the area and restrict people's movement at the popular hangout zone. In separate letters to Defence Minister AK...
  • Karnataka govt shifts war memorial from park July 2, 2010

    Bangalore: Karnataka government has decided to shift a memorial to the Bangladesh War heroes to an alternative site, bowing to pressure from the environmentalists and green brigade. Karnataka Chief Minister BS Yeddyurappa said the proposed National War Memorial would be shifted from the Indira Gandhi Musical Fountain Park, which is in...