Former Zimbabwe leader Robert Mugabe will be given a state funeral on Saturday with a dozen African leaders expected to pay tribute to a man lauded as a colonial-era liberation hero.
Emiratis and Indians paid glowing tributes to Founding Father of the UAE the late Sheikh Zayed Bin Sultan Al Nahyan and India’s Father of the Nation Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi at a function organised by the Indian Business and Professional Council (IBPC) Dubai, to commemorate the 150th birth anniversary of Gandhi and ‘The Year of Tolerance’.
Dozens of world leaders, including Russian President Vladimir Putin, were expected in Paris on Monday to pay their final respects to France’s late president Jacques Chirac as the country holds
Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday led the nation in paying respect to Mahatma Gandhi on his 150th birth anniversary by paying tribute to the Father of Nation at the Raj Ghat.
She was 71 and breathed her last at a private hospital in Juhu where she was rushed last Sunday after severe breathing problems.
A new work by the elusive street artist Banksy, honoring health workers, has been unveiled at a British hospital.
In the southern city of Bengaluru, a helicopter showered flowers over Victoria Hospital, as doctors and other medical workers in hospital gowns and masks cheered on, local television showed. A military band played alongside.
Bestselling author Paulo Coelho paid a moving tribute to acclaimed Indian actor Irrfan Khan using a quote from Bhagavad Gita, saying, "A star joins other stars in the sky".
In several states and territories across the vast nation of 1.3 billion people, fighter jets and transport aircraft in formations took part in low-flying aerial salutes to thank the country's so-called "corona warriors."