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  • With Upcoming Shivaji Statue, Mumbai’s Fishing Community Fears Losing Livelihoods

    With Upcoming Shivaji Statue, Mumbai’s Fishing Community Fears Losing Livelihoods

    As the government plans to build the world’s tallest mid-sea statue of Maratha warrior Chhatrapati Shivaji off Mumbai coast, the traditional Koli community, which depends on fishing, fears losing their livelihoods. Here’s a look at what’s at stake: (Photo Credit: AFP) Mumbai’s original inhabitants, the Koli fishing community, have a centuri...

  • Shivaji Statue, Tallest In World, Cost $530 Million, Divides Mumbai

    Shivaji Statue, Tallest In World, Cost $530 Million, Divides Mumbai

    A fitting tribute to a local legend or a grotesque misuse of money? The decision to build the world's tallest statue just off Mumbai's coast has divided the city.

  • 10-Year-Old Boy On Kansas City Waterslide Died Of Neck Injury: Police

    10-Year-Old Boy On Kansas City Waterslide Died Of Neck Injury: Police

    The 10-year-old son of a state lawmaker died of a neck injury while riding the world's tallest water slide in Kansas City, Kansas, police said on Monday.

  • Statue of Unity to be Built by Larsen & Toubro in Nearly Rs 3,000 Crore Contract

    Statue of Unity to be Built by Larsen & Toubro in Nearly Rs 3,000 Crore Contract

    Larsen and Toubro won the contract for Rs 2,979 crore through a bidding process for the project referred to as the Statue of Unity, the company said. Turner Construction, which built the world's tallest skyscraper Burj Khalifa in Dubai, will act as consultant.

  • Larsen & Toubro Bags Contract to Build 'Statue of Unity' for Rs 2,979 Crore

    Larsen & Toubro Bags Contract to Build 'Statue of Unity' for Rs 2,979 Crore

    The work order for Prime Minister Narendra Modi's pet project 'Statue of Unity' - planned as the world's tallest statue of India's first home minister Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel, was issued by the Gujarat government to engineering company Larsen and Toubro (L&T) on Monday.

  • What Narendra Modi Missed In Bhutan

    What Narendra Modi Missed In Bhutan

    Prime Minister Narendra Modi was not exactly a tourist in Thimpu, Bhutan but one of the things he missed out on was a visit to what could be one of the world's tallest statues of the sitting Buddha that has come up in the capital.

  • Plans to make 100-crore Shivaji statue the world's tallest

    Plans to make 100-crore Shivaji statue the world's tallest

    The Maharashtra cabinet today approved a proposal to allocate Rs 100 crore for installation of a statue of warrior king Shivaji off the Mumbai coast. The statue will come up a 16-hectare bedrock in the Arabian Sea.

  • For Narendra Modi, working on world's tallest statue, a new order is placed

    For Narendra Modi, working on world's tallest statue, a new order is placed

    The statue of Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel, India's first Home Minister and the deputy of Prime Minister Jawaharlal Nehru, is expected to cost 2500 crores, will be double the height of the Statue of Liberty, and will be installed on a river island in Gujarat, the home state of both Mr Modi and the iconic founding father, who belonged to the Congress b...

  • World's tallest statue in Narendra Modi's Gujarat, biggest temple in Nitish Kumar's Bihar

    World's tallest statue in Narendra Modi's Gujarat, biggest temple in Nitish Kumar's Bihar

    Gujarat has the world's tallest statue in the works; and now Bihar is gearing up to build the world's largest Hindu temple. The chief minister of Gujarat, Narendra Modi, and his counterpart in Bihar, Nitish Kumar, have a long-running political feud. Mr Modi has championed the 597-foot of freedom fighter Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel that's being bui...

  • Need Sardar Patel's secularism, not votebank secularism: Narendra Modi

    Need Sardar Patel's secularism, not votebank secularism: Narendra Modi

    Narendra Modi's riposte to Prime Minister Manmohan Singh in their fierce Sardar Patel duel came from the site where he is building the world's tallest statue in honour of India's "iron man" today.

  • Modi's Patel statue project: Legacy, politics and controversy

    Modi's Patel statue project: Legacy, politics and controversy

    Narendra Modi is building the world's tallest statue at a cost of almost $340 million (Rs 2074 crore) in honour of one of the country's founding fathers, a project he is using to undermine his chief rivals, the Gandhi-Nehru political dynasty.

  • Narendra Modi plans to build world's tallest statue in Gujarat

    Narendra Modi plans to build world's tallest statue in Gujarat

    "I want cooperation from countrymen in its making. I do not want cannon or sword. I want pieces of iron used in the fields while farming," he said, adding "the project would take four to five years to complete".

  • Poland's massive Jesus statue

    Poland's massive Jesus statue

    Workers have completed a giant statue of Jesus Christ in a small town in western Poland, whose creators claim it's now the tallest in the world. Hundreds of local residents gathered to watch a towering crane lift the crowned head onto the top of the statue in the town of Swiebodzin on Saturday. The statue is the creation of a retired local priest, ...

  • Abhishek Bachchan unveils world's tallest Hanuman idol

    Abhishek Bachchan unveils world's tallest Hanuman idol

    Abhishek Bachchan, a self-confessed Hanuman 'bhakt' (devotee), unveiled the world's largest statue of the monkey god in Shimla.

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'World S Tallest Statue' - 14 News Result(s)

  • With Upcoming Shivaji Statue, Mumbai’s Fishing Community Fears Losing Livelihoods

    With Upcoming Shivaji Statue, Mumbai’s Fishing Community Fears Losing Livelihoods

    As the government plans to build the world’s tallest mid-sea statue of Maratha warrior Chhatrapati Shivaji off Mumbai coast, the traditional Koli community, which depends on fishing, fears losing their livelihoods. Here’s a look at what’s at stake: (Photo Credit: AFP) Mumbai’s original inhabitants, the Koli fishing community, have a centuri...

  • Shivaji Statue, Tallest In World, Cost $530 Million, Divides Mumbai

    Shivaji Statue, Tallest In World, Cost $530 Million, Divides Mumbai

    A fitting tribute to a local legend or a grotesque misuse of money? The decision to build the world's tallest statue just off Mumbai's coast has divided the city.

  • 10-Year-Old Boy On Kansas City Waterslide Died Of Neck Injury: Police

    10-Year-Old Boy On Kansas City Waterslide Died Of Neck Injury: Police

    The 10-year-old son of a state lawmaker died of a neck injury while riding the world's tallest water slide in Kansas City, Kansas, police said on Monday.

  • Statue of Unity to be Built by Larsen & Toubro in Nearly Rs 3,000 Crore Contract

    Statue of Unity to be Built by Larsen & Toubro in Nearly Rs 3,000 Crore Contract

    Larsen and Toubro won the contract for Rs 2,979 crore through a bidding process for the project referred to as the Statue of Unity, the company said. Turner Construction, which built the world's tallest skyscraper Burj Khalifa in Dubai, will act as consultant.

  • Larsen & Toubro Bags Contract to Build 'Statue of Unity' for Rs 2,979 Crore

    Larsen & Toubro Bags Contract to Build 'Statue of Unity' for Rs 2,979 Crore

    The work order for Prime Minister Narendra Modi's pet project 'Statue of Unity' - planned as the world's tallest statue of India's first home minister Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel, was issued by the Gujarat government to engineering company Larsen and Toubro (L&T) on Monday.

  • What Narendra Modi Missed In Bhutan

    What Narendra Modi Missed In Bhutan

    Prime Minister Narendra Modi was not exactly a tourist in Thimpu, Bhutan but one of the things he missed out on was a visit to what could be one of the world's tallest statues of the sitting Buddha that has come up in the capital.

  • Plans to make 100-crore Shivaji statue the world's tallest

    Plans to make 100-crore Shivaji statue the world's tallest

    The Maharashtra cabinet today approved a proposal to allocate Rs 100 crore for installation of a statue of warrior king Shivaji off the Mumbai coast. The statue will come up a 16-hectare bedrock in the Arabian Sea.

  • For Narendra Modi, working on world's tallest statue, a new order is placed

    For Narendra Modi, working on world's tallest statue, a new order is placed

    The statue of Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel, India's first Home Minister and the deputy of Prime Minister Jawaharlal Nehru, is expected to cost 2500 crores, will be double the height of the Statue of Liberty, and will be installed on a river island in Gujarat, the home state of both Mr Modi and the iconic founding father, who belonged to the Congress b...

  • World's tallest statue in Narendra Modi's Gujarat, biggest temple in Nitish Kumar's Bihar

    World's tallest statue in Narendra Modi's Gujarat, biggest temple in Nitish Kumar's Bihar

    Gujarat has the world's tallest statue in the works; and now Bihar is gearing up to build the world's largest Hindu temple. The chief minister of Gujarat, Narendra Modi, and his counterpart in Bihar, Nitish Kumar, have a long-running political feud. Mr Modi has championed the 597-foot of freedom fighter Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel that's being bui...

  • Need Sardar Patel's secularism, not votebank secularism: Narendra Modi

    Need Sardar Patel's secularism, not votebank secularism: Narendra Modi

    Narendra Modi's riposte to Prime Minister Manmohan Singh in their fierce Sardar Patel duel came from the site where he is building the world's tallest statue in honour of India's "iron man" today.

  • Modi's Patel statue project: Legacy, politics and controversy

    Modi's Patel statue project: Legacy, politics and controversy

    Narendra Modi is building the world's tallest statue at a cost of almost $340 million (Rs 2074 crore) in honour of one of the country's founding fathers, a project he is using to undermine his chief rivals, the Gandhi-Nehru political dynasty.

  • Narendra Modi plans to build world's tallest statue in Gujarat

    Narendra Modi plans to build world's tallest statue in Gujarat

    "I want cooperation from countrymen in its making. I do not want cannon or sword. I want pieces of iron used in the fields while farming," he said, adding "the project would take four to five years to complete".

  • Poland's massive Jesus statue

    Poland's massive Jesus statue

    Workers have completed a giant statue of Jesus Christ in a small town in western Poland, whose creators claim it's now the tallest in the world. Hundreds of local residents gathered to watch a towering crane lift the crowned head onto the top of the statue in the town of Swiebodzin on Saturday. The statue is the creation of a retired local priest, ...

  • Abhishek Bachchan unveils world's tallest Hanuman idol

    Abhishek Bachchan unveils world's tallest Hanuman idol

    Abhishek Bachchan, a self-confessed Hanuman 'bhakt' (devotee), unveiled the world's largest statue of the monkey god in Shimla.

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