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The carved woman has an elaborate hairpiece and marks of status, and may date to around 1450 to 1521, The National Institute of Anthropology and History said.(AP)

Rare female statue found by Mexican farmers in citrus grove

AP |
PUBLISHED ON JAN 09, 2021 02:54 PM IST
The National Institute of Anthropology and History said it was the first such statue found in a region known as the Huasteca.
The statues of Bhagat Singh, Rajguru and Sukhdev.(HT Photo)
The statues of Bhagat Singh, Rajguru and Sukhdev.(HT Photo)

Bhagat Singh’s statue unveiled in Ambala

Hindustan Times, Ambala | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON SEP 28, 2020 11:40 PM IST
Unveiling the statues of the freedom fighter and his companions Sukhdev and Rajguru, Ambala City MLA Aseem Goyal said it was only because of these martyrs that Indians would enjoy freedom today
The image shows businessman Sethuraman from Madurai along with the statue of his wife.(Twitter/@ANI)
The image shows businessman Sethuraman from Madurai along with the statue of his wife.(Twitter/@ANI)

Madurai businessman puts up life-sized statue of wife at home after her death

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By Amrita Kohli
PUBLISHED ON SEP 11, 2020 02:19 PM IST
The statue was made using fibre, rubber and special colours.
A picture of Shrinivas Gupta with his wife’s statue.(Twitter/@ANI)
A picture of Shrinivas Gupta with his wife’s statue.(Twitter/@ANI)

Karnataka man installs lifelike statue of deceased wife in their dream home

Koppala (Karnataka) | By Asian News International | Posted by: Amrita Kohli
UPDATED ON AUG 11, 2020 06:51 PM IST
“It is a great feeling to have my wife again at my home, as this was her dream home,” said industrialist Shrinivas Gupta.
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CM gives nod for installation of statues of iconic figures

Hindustan Times, Chandigarh | By HT Correspondent
PUBLISHED ON MAR 05, 2020 09:39 PM IST
The CM also approved the proposal put forth by principal secretary, cultural affairs, Hussan Lal for installing the statue of BR Ambedkar by Punjab Technical University in and around Phagwara/Jalandhar.
Mahatma Gandhi’s statue was damaged by unknown miscreants in Jharkhand’s Hazaribagh(HT Photo)
Mahatma Gandhi’s statue was damaged by unknown miscreants in Jharkhand’s Hazaribagh(HT Photo)

Gandhi’s statue damaged in Jharkhand, land mafia’s hand alleged

Hindustan Times, Ranchi | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON FEB 09, 2020 06:41 PM IST
This is the second incident in the last 15 years of the Mahatma’s statue getting damaged here. Irate local residents demanded the immediate arrest of the persons involved in the act.
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HT Image

Statues of folk dancers removed from Heritage Street

Hindustan Times, Amritsar | By HT Correspondent
PUBLISHED ON JAN 30, 2020 11:08 PM IST
Haryana home minister Anil Vij during the inauguration of the 12 foot tall statue of Netaji Subash Chandra Bose in Ambala on Thursday.
Haryana home minister Anil Vij during the inauguration of the 12 foot tall statue of Netaji Subash Chandra Bose in Ambala on Thursday.

Netaji’s statue unveiled in Ambala

Hindustan Times, Chandigarh | By HT Correspondent
PUBLISHED ON JAN 24, 2020 12:59 AM IST
Police inspecting the site where the marble panels of the platform on which statues of folk dancers have been put up on Heritage Street were damaged by vandals in Amritsar on Wednesday.(Sameer Sehgal/HT)
Police inspecting the site where the marble panels of the platform on which statues of folk dancers have been put up on Heritage Street were damaged by vandals in Amritsar on Wednesday.(Sameer Sehgal/HT)

Eight held for trying to vandalise statues on Heritage Street near Golden Temple

Hindustan Times, Chandigarh | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON JAN 15, 2020 03:15 PM IST
The incident took place around 1.30am on Wednesday when the eight men started breaking the platform on which the statues are raised. They even attacked a police team that stopped them
A blue plastic bag and a toilet seat hangs from the statue of the Swedish football player Zlatan Ibrahimovic in Malmo.(AP)
A blue plastic bag and a toilet seat hangs from the statue of the Swedish football player Zlatan Ibrahimovic in Malmo.(AP)

Ibrahimovic files ‘hate crime’ complaint after house and statue vandalised

Stockholm | By Press Trust of India
UPDATED ON NOV 28, 2019 11:36 PM IST
A statue of the player in Malmo was attacked with fire and paint while the word “Judas” was daubed across the front door of his residence in Stockholm.
(Instagram)
(Instagram)

A sculptor known for trying to redress history through her art is crafting first women’s statue for New York’s Central Park

Ridgefield, Conn. | By Associated Press
UPDATED ON NOV 22, 2019 03:11 PM IST
Of the 23 statues of historical figures in the 840-acre, 166-year-old public park, none honours actual women. There are statues of three female fictional characters: Alice in Wonderland, Mother Goose and William Shakespeare’s Juliet, who appears with Romeo.
Statue of Swedish soccer star Zlatan Ibrahimovic near the soccer stadium in his hometown of Malmo, Sweden(REUTERS)
Statue of Swedish soccer star Zlatan Ibrahimovic near the soccer stadium in his hometown of Malmo, Sweden(REUTERS)

Zlatan Ibrahimovic immortalised with statue in Sweden

New Delhi | By Indo Asian News Service
UPDATED ON OCT 09, 2019 02:02 PM IST
The 38-year-old on Tuesday tweeted a picture showing him alongside the work and surrounded by crowds of fans, with the caption: “We are Zweden!!!”
Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s statue was installed in makeshift temple for Lord Hanuman in Anandpur village in Bihar’s Katihar district.(HT PHOTO)
Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s statue was installed in makeshift temple for Lord Hanuman in Anandpur village in Bihar’s Katihar district.(HT PHOTO)

‘He is our God,’ say villagers in Bihar’s Katihar after installing PM Modi’s statue

Hindustan Times, Anandpur (Katihar) | By Aditya Nath Jha
UPDATED ON SEP 19, 2019 07:18 AM IST
On Tuesday, the villagers in Anandpur in Bihar’s Katihar district installed a statue of Prime Minister Narendra Modi near that of Lord Hanuman’s in a makeshift temple to mark his 69th birthday.PM
Six of the remaining countries nominated ancient and historical sites while one chose the natural beauty of a lake for the campaign.(HT image)
Six of the remaining countries nominated ancient and historical sites while one chose the natural beauty of a lake for the campaign.(HT image)

India lists Statue of Unity as a ‘wonder’

Beijing | By Sutirtho Patranobis
UPDATED ON SEP 12, 2019 04:23 AM IST
The 597-feet tall statue of former deputy Prime Minister Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel was nominated as India’s choice for ‘Eight Wonders of the SCO’ after the Prime Minister’s office’s approval, the people added.
Superintendent of police Syed Ghazanfar Shah told the Dawn newspaper that the attackers were motivated and vandalised the statue “on the basis of religious biases”.(HT image)
Superintendent of police Syed Ghazanfar Shah told the Dawn newspaper that the attackers were motivated and vandalised the statue “on the basis of religious biases”.(HT image)

Radicals vandalised Maharaja Ranjit Singh’s statue in Lahore

New Delhi | By Press Trust of India
UPDATED ON AUG 14, 2019 10:08 AM IST
Security guards rushed to the spot and nabbed the attackers who were chanting slogans against the former ruler of Punjab.
An artist called "The woman and the pram" takes part in the festival "Statues en Marche" in Marche-en-Famenne, Belgium, July 20, 2019. REUTERS/Yves Herman(REUTERS)
An artist called "The woman and the pram" takes part in the festival "Statues en Marche" in Marche-en-Famenne, Belgium, July 20, 2019. REUTERS/Yves Herman(REUTERS)

Statues come to life at Europe’s biggest “living statue” festival in Belgium

Reuters | By Reuters
UPDATED ON JUL 23, 2019 12:46 PM IST
A stone gargoyle, a gilded fairy, a cast-bronze king and other fantastical statues came alive in Belgium as street artists showed off their creations at Europe’s biggest “living statue” festival.
According to him, the life of Lord Ram is divided into five stages -- Baal Ram, Raja Ram, Dulha Ram, Banvasi Ram and Kodamb Ram.(HT Photo)
According to him, the life of Lord Ram is divided into five stages -- Baal Ram, Raja Ram, Dulha Ram, Banvasi Ram and Kodamb Ram.(HT Photo)

Statue of Kodamb Ram to be installed in Ayodhya

Ayodhya | By Indo Asian News Service
UPDATED ON MAY 28, 2019 10:02 AM IST
Director of Shodh Sansthan, Ayodhya, Y.P. Singh, said that though the museum has over 2,500 artifacts related to Lord Ram and his life, it did not have any piece depicting Kodamb Ram.
In an affidavit filed before the Supreme Court, Mayawati said there was nothing new about the statues and that public money was spent on them in accordance with the law.
In an affidavit filed before the Supreme Court, Mayawati said there was nothing new about the statues and that public money was spent on them in accordance with the law.

My statues are will of people: Mayawati

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By Bhadra Sinha
UPDATED ON APR 03, 2019 08:08 AM IST
Memorial parks featuring life-sized marble and sandstone statues of elephants, Dalit icons and herself were built during the tenure of four-time chief minister Mayawati, whose last term in office ended in 2012.
Former LA Galaxy MLS soccer midfielder David Beckham poses with a statue of himself at Legends Plaza in front of Dignity Health Sports Park in Carson.(AP)
Former LA Galaxy MLS soccer midfielder David Beckham poses with a statue of himself at Legends Plaza in front of Dignity Health Sports Park in Carson.(AP)

David Beckham salutes LA Galaxy and Los Angeles as statue unveiled

Los Angeles | By Reuters
UPDATED ON MAR 03, 2019 08:58 AM IST
Beckham won back-to-back championships in 2011 and 2012 during his six years and 98 appearances with the Galaxy.
FILE PHOTO: Former England midfielder David Beckham in Paris, France, October 2, 2018. REUTERS/Regis Duvignau/File Photo(REUTERS)
FILE PHOTO: Former England midfielder David Beckham in Paris, France, October 2, 2018. REUTERS/Regis Duvignau/File Photo(REUTERS)

Manchester United legend David Beckham to be honoured with statue in Los Angeles

Los Angeles | By Reuters
UPDATED ON FEB 09, 2019 09:17 AM IST
David Beckham’s MLS stint helped give the American league credibility and paved the way for other top European players to make the leap in subsequent years
The reptiles, the largest around three metres, are being lured into metal cages and moved elsewhere in the western state of Gujarat on the back of pickup trucks.(AFP)
The reptiles, the largest around three metres, are being lured into metal cages and moved elsewhere in the western state of Gujarat on the back of pickup trucks.(AFP)

300 crocodiles relocated to allow seaplane service at Statue of Unity

Ahmedabad | By Agence France-Presse
UPDATED ON JAN 26, 2019 08:24 AM IST
The reptiles, the largest around three metres, are being lured into metal cages and moved elsewhere in the western state of Gujarat on the back of pickup trucks.
Punjab Pradesh Congress Committee president and Gurdaspur MP Sunil Jakhar condemned the incident of allegedly blackening the statue of late former Prime Minister Rajiv Gandhi by Akali activists in Ludhiana(Twitter)
Punjab Pradesh Congress Committee president and Gurdaspur MP Sunil Jakhar condemned the incident of allegedly blackening the statue of late former Prime Minister Rajiv Gandhi by Akali activists in Ludhiana(Twitter)

SAD leaders vandalise Rajiv Gandhi’s statue in Punjab, trigger row

Hindustan Times, Gurdaspur | By Kamaljit Singh Kamal
UPDATED ON DEC 26, 2018 09:34 AM IST
Jakhar said that in 10 year regime of Parkash Singh Badal led SAD-BJP alliance failed to take action against those responsible for the sacrilege of Guru Granth Sahib and killing two peaceful protesters at Behbal Kalan in Faridkot district.
The Delhi high court on Tuesday sought a response from the Union and the Delhi governments on a plea filed seeking permission to erect a statue of former South Africa president Nelson Mandela on a road named after him in the national capital.(Bloomberg Photo)
The Delhi high court on Tuesday sought a response from the Union and the Delhi governments on a plea filed seeking permission to erect a statue of former South Africa president Nelson Mandela on a road named after him in the national capital.(Bloomberg Photo)

Delhi high court seeks Centre response on plea to construct Nelson Mandela’s statue in capital

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By HT Correspondent
PUBLISHED ON DEC 18, 2018 11:53 PM IST
The plea has sought directions to the authorities to permit putting up the statue of the anti-apartheid icon on the Nelson Mandela road in Delhi.
September 2016 photo of Gandhi’s status in the University of Ghana(AP)
September 2016 photo of Gandhi’s status in the University of Ghana(AP)

Gandhi did not want and does not need statues

UPDATED ON DEC 18, 2018 11:48 AM IST
India should see the removal of Gandhi’s statue in Ghana as the decision of a sovereign people having a say in the design of their political architecture and their public spaces.
The UP government will set up a statue of former PM Atal Bihari Vajpayee at the state secretariat in Lucknow. (File Photo)(PTI)
The UP government will set up a statue of former PM Atal Bihari Vajpayee at the state secretariat in Lucknow. (File Photo)(PTI)

UP government to install statues of former PM Vajpayee, Swami Vivekanand, 2 ex-Gorakhpur ‘mahants’

Hindustan Times, Lucknow | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON DEC 15, 2018 10:59 PM IST
While statues of former PM and Swami Vivekanand will come up in Lucknow, those of Mahants Avaidyanath and Digvijaynath, both former MPs and head priests of Gorakhnath temple which is now headed by Adityanath, will be installed in Gorakhpur.
Uttar Pradesh government will install a 221-metre bronze statue of Lord Ram in Ayodhya.(HT Photo)
Uttar Pradesh government will install a 221-metre bronze statue of Lord Ram in Ayodhya.(HT Photo)

Seers oppose Uttar Pradesh government’s proposal to make Lord Ram’s statue on the banks of Sarayu

Varanasi | By Press Trust of India
UPDATED ON NOV 28, 2018 08:21 AM IST
Opposing the Yogi Adityanath government’s proposal to install a 221-metre statue of Lord Ram on the bank of the Sarayu, the Dwarka Peeth seer said it was an inappropriate step which was also against people’s faith.
A statue of late DMK chief M Karunanidhi will be unveiled in Chennai next month.(PTI)
A statue of late DMK chief M Karunanidhi will be unveiled in Chennai next month.(PTI)

Statue of Karunanidhi to be unveiled in Chennai on December 16

Chennai | By Press Trust of India
PUBLISHED ON NOV 15, 2018 02:21 PM IST
National level leaders of various political parties are expected to attend the function to unveil the life-size statue on December 16. It will be located alongside a refurbished statue of DMK founder and late chief minister CN Annadurai at the party headquarters in Chennai.
Shiv Sena MP and executive editor of party mouthpiece, Saamana, Sanjay Raut.(PRAFUL GANGURDE /HT FILE PHOTO)
Shiv Sena MP and executive editor of party mouthpiece, Saamana, Sanjay Raut.(PRAFUL GANGURDE /HT FILE PHOTO)

CSR funds diverted to build Statue of Unity: Sena MP Sanjay Raut

Hindustan Times | By Naresh Kamath
UPDATED ON NOV 11, 2018 11:54 PM IST
Claims companies turned down requests from various organisations working for the differently abled saying all the funds were exhausted
Sikkim unveils tallest Chenrezig statue(HT File)
Sikkim unveils tallest Chenrezig statue(HT File)

At 41m, Sikkim unveils tallest statue of Buddhist deity Chenrezig

Hindustan Times, Siliguri | By Pramod Giri
UPDATED ON NOV 02, 2018 03:33 PM IST
Nestled in the snow-capped mountains, the 135-feet (40m)statue of Chenrezig is located at an elevation of 7,200 metres at Sangha Choeling, 1.7 km away from Pelling, a tourist destination in West Sikkim.
Some burnt tyres, others released black balloons and many protesting tribal families from 73 villages near Kevadiya in Gujarat did not cook on Wednesday as Prime Minister Narendra Modi unveiled the Statue of Unity.(AP)
Some burnt tyres, others released black balloons and many protesting tribal families from 73 villages near Kevadiya in Gujarat did not cook on Wednesday as Prime Minister Narendra Modi unveiled the Statue of Unity.(AP)

In 73 tribal villages, families go without food in protest as PM unveils Statue of Unity

UPDATED ON NOV 01, 2018 12:08 AM IST
The reason they gave was that many people displaced for development of the Sardar Sarovar Dam had allegedly not been given a proper rehabilitation package.
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