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Memorial for those killed in Assam Agitation, CM Sonowal lays foundation stone

In Assam, December 10 is marked as Swahid Diwas (Martyrs’ Day) to mark the death of Khargeswar Talukdar, the first person who was killed in the agitation in 1979 in Bhabanipur.
Assam chief minister Sarbananda Sonowal laying the foundation stone of the martyrs’ memorial in Guwahati on Thursday. (HT Photo)
Assam chief minister Sarbananda Sonowal laying the foundation stone of the martyrs’ memorial in Guwahati on Thursday. (HT Photo)
Updated on Dec 10, 2020 09:37 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, Guwahati | ByUtpal Parashar

Shivraj Chouhan announces memorial for Bhopal gas tragedy victims

Madhya Pradesh chief minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan made the announcement during an all-religion meet organised by the state government in Bhopal to pay homage to those killed in the gas leak from the Union Carbide factory.
Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan pays tribute to victims of the Bhopal Gas tragedy on its 36th anniversary in Bhopal on Thursday.(PTI)
Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan pays tribute to victims of the Bhopal Gas tragedy on its 36th anniversary in Bhopal on Thursday.(PTI)
Published on Dec 03, 2020 06:50 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, Bhopal | ByHT Correspondent

Ahead of MP assembly bypolls, Shivraj Singh Chouhan announces memorial for Padmavati

Shivraj Singh Chouhan’s announcement came during a programme where shastra pooja (worship of weapon) was organised by the Rajput community in Indore.
Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan at a function organised by the Rajput community in Indore on Tuesday.(PTI)
Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan at a function organised by the Rajput community in Indore on Tuesday.(PTI)
Updated on Oct 28, 2020 08:16 AM IST
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Hindustan Times, Bhopal | ByHT Correspondent

JALLIANWALA BAGH MASSACRE : Year on, Amritsar admn yet to identify spot to build memorial

It has been nearly a year since Capt Amarinder Singh-led Punjab government had directed the cultural affairs and tourism department to build a memorial with soil from all 13,000 villages of Punjab to mark centenary of the Jallianwala Bagh massacre, but the authorities have failed to even identity a spot for the memorial in the holy city.
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Published on Jan 30, 2020 11:11 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, Amritsar | ByAnil Sharma, Amritsar

He invited public to attend wife’s memorial, and hundreds turned up

An outpouring of some 10,000 messages and more than 900 floral arrangements, some from as far away as Asia, came flooding in.
Antonio Basco, husband of El Paso victim Margie Reckard, being comforted by a visitor.(Reuters image)
Antonio Basco, husband of El Paso victim Margie Reckard, being comforted by a visitor.(Reuters image)
Published on Aug 18, 2019 04:51 AM IST
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PM Modi begins day at Rajghat, Vajpayee’s memorial before taking oath

Narendra Modi will be sworn-in in a ceremony attended by 6,000 invitees, including foreign dignitaries, allies and adversaries.
Prime minister Narendra Modi paying homage to Mahatma Gandhi at Rajghat before taking oath for his second term.(Ajay Aggarwal/HT)
Prime minister Narendra Modi paying homage to Mahatma Gandhi at Rajghat before taking oath for his second term.(Ajay Aggarwal/HT)
Updated on May 30, 2019 08:27 AM IST
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New Delhi | ByHT Correspondent

Lok Sabha elections 2019: Amarinder Singh declares memorial for protestors, Rahul vows action against guilty

Amarinder announced this during a rally at the village in the presence of Congress president Rahul Gandhi, who vowed to punish those guilty of sacrilege.
Bargari was the epicentre of desecration of Guru Granth Sahib soon after the Akal Takht’s pardon to Dera Sacha Sauda chief Gurmeet Ram Rahim Singh for allegedly imitating Guru Gobind Singh.(HT Photo)
Bargari was the epicentre of desecration of Guru Granth Sahib soon after the Akal Takht’s pardon to Dera Sacha Sauda chief Gurmeet Ram Rahim Singh for allegedly imitating Guru Gobind Singh.(HT Photo)
Updated on May 16, 2019 05:00 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, Bargari (Faridkot) | ByVishal Joshi

Memorial must come up on Ambedkar Mahasabha campus, says Rajnath

Listing projects executed by the Modi government for the Dalit community, he said, “All places associated with Babasaheb across the country and abroad have been developed by the BJP government.”
“Babasaheb was not solely concerned about welfare of the Dalits, but about the welfare of all communities,” he added. The union home minister said Ambedkar was acceptable to all communities.(HT Photo)
“Babasaheb was not solely concerned about welfare of the Dalits, but about the welfare of all communities,” he added. The union home minister said Ambedkar was acceptable to all communities.(HT Photo)
Updated on May 03, 2019 11:52 AM IST
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BMC defends move to lease land for Thackeray memorial at Re1 per year

“There are many cases in which municipal land is leased at nominal rent of Re 1 or Rs 51 a year,” said an affidavit filed by the BMC. The civic body was responding to public interest litigations (PIL) challenging the allotment of the Mayor’s Bungalow at Shivaji Park for the construction of a memorial for Bal Thackeray.
Responding to contentions that the land was handed to a private trust, BMC said it was given to the Balasaheb Thackeray Rashtriya Smarak, a public charitable trust formed by the state government to look after the proposed memorial.(Kunal Patil/HT Photo)
Responding to contentions that the land was handed to a private trust, BMC said it was given to the Balasaheb Thackeray Rashtriya Smarak, a public charitable trust formed by the state government to look after the proposed memorial.(Kunal Patil/HT Photo)
Updated on Mar 15, 2019 12:28 PM IST
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Mumbai | ByHT Correspondent

Argentines pay tribute to Emiliano Sala at special memorial

The body of the 28-year old Emiliano Sala, who died in a plane crash last month, was laid out in a gymnasium in the town where he grew up so friends and family could pay their last respects
A dog stands near a banner reading in Spanish
A dog stands near a banner reading in Spanish " Emi, you will never walk alone" before the start of Argentina soccer player Emiliano Sala's wake in Progreso, Argentina, on Saturday.(AP)
Updated on Feb 16, 2019 10:00 PM IST
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Progreso, Argentina | ByReuters

Monday Musings: Thankfully, there’s no grand memorial for him

Constructing tall statues and grand memorials seems rather outdated in this era of information technology and artificial intelligence
The world's tallest statue
The world's tallest statue "the Statue Of Unity" was inaugurated overlooking the Sardar Sarovar Dam near Vadodara in India's western Gujarat state.(HT/PHOTO)
Updated on Jan 28, 2019 02:39 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, Pune | ByAbhay Vaidya

PM Modi to launch solar-powered Dandi march memorial on January 30

IIT-Bombay was assigned the task of designing, coordinating and implementing the project under the Central Public Works Department’s supervision.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi would inaugurate a solar-powered memorial to the 1930 protest march Mahatma Gandhi led against British monopoly over salt in Gujarat’s coastal village of Dandi on Gandhi’s 71st death anniversary on January 30.(PTI)
Prime Minister Narendra Modi would inaugurate a solar-powered memorial to the 1930 protest march Mahatma Gandhi led against British monopoly over salt in Gujarat’s coastal village of Dandi on Gandhi’s 71st death anniversary on January 30.(PTI)
Updated on Jan 24, 2019 07:35 AM IST
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Hindustan Times, New Delhi | ByVanita Srivastava

26/11 attacks anniversary: We need a memorial that brings survivors together

26/11 Mumbai attacks: Given the events of 26/11, it would be wise to try to heal the scars by building a memorial that not only remembers those who lost their lives or recounts the painful narrative, but that also attempts to bring together the many communities that make up the fabric of Mumbai.
Rabbi Israel Kozlovsky points to a poster showing how the room will look like after its renovation following the renaming of Nariman House as Nariman Light House, which was one of the targets of the November 26, 2008 attacks.(Reuters)
Rabbi Israel Kozlovsky points to a poster showing how the room will look like after its renovation following the renaming of Nariman House as Nariman Light House, which was one of the targets of the November 26, 2008 attacks.(Reuters)
Updated on Nov 26, 2018 08:32 AM IST
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Site for Heo Hwang-ok memorial in Ayodhya finalised

The Uttar Pradesh government on Thursday finalised the land for the expansion of Queen Heo Hwang-ok memorial in Ayodhya, five days ahead of ‘Deepotsav’ in the temple town in which first lady of South Korea, Kim Jung-sook will be the chief guest.
After changing the proposed site for the mega project twice, UP government approved Saket Tirth Yatri Kendra for the memorial. The state cabinet has approved Rs 24.66 crore for the project.(HT)
After changing the proposed site for the mega project twice, UP government approved Saket Tirth Yatri Kendra for the memorial. The state cabinet has approved Rs 24.66 crore for the project.(HT)
Published on Nov 02, 2018 01:12 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, Lucknow | ByPawan Dixit, Lucknow

Late Sena chief Bal Thackeray’s memorial may be build underground, without affecting mayor’s bungalow

The state government and the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation have allotted the mayor’s bungalow, which is a heritage structure, for the purpose.
Shiv Sainiks visit Bal Thackeray's memorial at Shivaji Park to pay their respects. (Kalpak Pathak/HT photo)
Shiv Sainiks visit Bal Thackeray's memorial at Shivaji Park to pay their respects. (Kalpak Pathak/HT photo)
Updated on Sep 05, 2018 05:24 AM IST
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Hindustan Times | ByHT Correspondent, Mumbai

‘He wanted a lifespan like mine’: John McCain’s 106-yr-old mom to be at memorial

She once said her son liked to hold her up as an example of “what he hopes his lifespan will be.”
Roberta McCain is expected to attend memorial and burial services in Washington and Maryland later this week for the middle son she called “Johnny,” the Vietnam prisoner of war, congressman, senator and two-time presidential candidate who died of brain cancer on Saturday at age 81.(AP)
Roberta McCain is expected to attend memorial and burial services in Washington and Maryland later this week for the middle son she called “Johnny,” the Vietnam prisoner of war, congressman, senator and two-time presidential candidate who died of brain cancer on Saturday at age 81.(AP)
Updated on Aug 30, 2018 09:31 PM IST
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Can a memorial be built for victims of 2013 Kedarnath tragedy, HC asks govt

The high court asked the state government to explore whether a memorial could be built for victims of 2013 Kedarnath flash floods where pilgrims could offer prayers for the departed souls, especially on the anniversary of the tragedy in mid-June
The HC also directed the authorities concerned to preserve samples of DNA if remains of any individual are found.(HT File)
The HC also directed the authorities concerned to preserve samples of DNA if remains of any individual are found.(HT File)
Updated on Jul 05, 2018 09:36 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, Nainital | ByNeeraj Santoshi

UP government may convert 13A Mall Avenue bungalow into Dalit memorial

The state government may not disturb the status of the 13A Mall Avenue bungalow, which BSP chief Mayawati has vacated, and convert it into a Dalit memorial.
It will be open to the public once it was converted into a Dalit memorial.(HT Photo)
It will be open to the public once it was converted into a Dalit memorial.(HT Photo)
Published on Jun 04, 2018 03:55 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, Lucknow | ByRajesh Kumar Singh, Lucknow

Mayawati vacates bungalow that was declared Kanshi Ram memorial, ‘hopes’ UP govt will take care of it

The Bahujan Samaj Party chief Mayawati insists that the structure is a Kanshi Ram memorial, accuses BJP government of using the issue to divert the media’s attention from its poor showing in the bypolls.
BSP Supremo Mayawati inside her bungalow on Mall Avenue in Lucknow.(HT Photo)
BSP Supremo Mayawati inside her bungalow on Mall Avenue in Lucknow.(HT Photo)
Updated on Jun 03, 2018 09:37 AM IST
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Hindustan Times, Lucknow | ByManish Chandra Pandey

Nimhan memorial u-16 basketball tournament: Favourites Deccan boys, girls bite the dust

Patil, Kokate star as Sharp Shooters ruin Deccan’s evening
The Sharp Shooters A team after winning the Late Sanjay Mahadeo Nimhan memorial under­16 basketball championship at Deccan Gymkhana on Thursday.(SHANKAR NARAYAN/HT PHOTO)
The Sharp Shooters A team after winning the Late Sanjay Mahadeo Nimhan memorial under­16 basketball championship at Deccan Gymkhana on Thursday.(SHANKAR NARAYAN/HT PHOTO)
Updated on May 25, 2018 04:45 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, Pune | ByPranav Shahaney

UK MP wants memorial to Jallianwala Bagh massacre in London

Virendra Sharma echoed the demand of local community leaders who have been mounting pressure on the government for a permanent memorial.
Labour Party MP Virendra Sharma (centre), who represents Ealing Southall, echoed the demand of local community.(HT Photo)
Labour Party MP Virendra Sharma (centre), who represents Ealing Southall, echoed the demand of local community.(HT Photo)
Updated on Apr 17, 2018 02:25 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, London | ByHT Correspondent, London
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