Mobile crematorium to do rounds of Mudoor village in Bengaluru

All the rituals can be followed after placing the dead body in the crematorium.

published on : 2nd February 2023

GHMC identifies sites to set up four animal crematorium

The civic body has initiated the process following the instructions of MAUD Minister KT Rama Rao to establish animal crematoriums in all the six GHMC zones

published on : 28th January 2023

Santhikavadam contract is new bone of contention in Thiruvananthapuram corporation

In response, the Mayor clarified that given how the Society was unable to make the payments, the contract would be up for bidding again.

published on : 20th January 2023

Chaos, confusion plague China’s crematoriums  

One middle-aged man carrying an urn told AFP an elderly relative died after testing positive for the virus.

published on : 23rd December 2022

Covid cases on the rise across China, US warns outbreak is of concern to rest of the world

"It's three or four times busier than in previous years, we are cremating over 40 bodies per day when before it was only a dozen or so," a staffer said.

published on : 20th December 2022

In a first in TN, mobile crematorium launched in Erode for villagers’ benefit

However, families from the villages have to spend around Rs 15,000 including the crematorium fee of Rs 3,500 for cremating a body.

published on : 18th December 2022

TNIE-Kerala chief photographer T P Sooraj wins Redink Award for 'The Big Picture'

Instituted by the Mumbai Press Club, the Redink Awards honour excellence in Indian journalism.

published on : 17th December 2022

Panathur crematorium furnaces break down, families turned away

Residents say BBMP did not repair a coil that stopped functioning during the pandemic

published on : 14th December 2022

Odisha: Former watchman Batakrishna uses pension to maintain crematorium

Batakrishna Mandal spends a majority of his pension money to clean, renovate and maintain the crematorium in his village Pubansha, writes Arabinda Panda

published on : 11th December 2022

Bhubaneswar crematorium in ‘grave’ neglect

BMC commissioner Vijay Amruta Kulange had sought a detailed list of crematoriums in the city for their renovation and restoration in a phased manner.

published on : 10th December 2022

GHMC to set up pet crematorium in Fathullahguda

It is expected to cost rs 1 crore, including construction of civil structure. 

published on : 6th December 2022

Coimbatore Corporation begins work on crematorium for pets

As part of the revival, the Rotary Club of Coimbatore Smart City, an NGO, will build a crematorium for pets and stray dogs and will maintain it, said sources.

published on : 6th December 2022

GHMC readies crematorium for pets at Fathullaguda

The crematorium will be smoke-free, using LPG as fuel for incineration and disposal of small and medium animals.

published on : 25th November 2022

Ongole Municipal Corporation to speed up works of modern crematorium

The Ongole Citizens Forum and other local leaders also appealed to the government to speed up the works.  

published on : 22nd November 2022

Second gas-operated crematorium to come up in Vijayawada at Rs 60 lakh

The civic body officials said that many people still prefer traditional pyres as part of their beliefs.

published on : 26th September 2022

Tamil Nadu: Jayankondam residents burdened with costs, time delay as modern electric crematorium goes kaput

Due to various reasons, the facility was thrown open for public use only a full year after completion of construction i.e. in May 2021.

published on : 26th September 2022

Resort murder involving BJP leaders: Victim's body cremated in Uttarakhand's Srinagar amid outrage

The body of the victim was cremated at the NIT crematorium in the presence of a large gathering of mourners.

published on : 25th September 2022

Death to get costlier: Power bill of TN electric crematoriums to be tripled

The proposed revision of power tariff charges will be another excuse for those running the crematoriums to fleece the relatives of the dead.

published on : 17th August 2022

Modern crematorium at Panjagutta almost ready

Vaikunta Mahaprasthanam at Whisper Valley is an eco-friendly facility and one of the twin cities’ most advanced crematoriums

published on : 15th August 2022

Breaking social norms, Gannavaram woman performs last rites of unclaimed bodies

Madhavi runs shelters for the elderly, Bala Koteswara Rao Vrudhashrama Seva Sangham Old Age Home, at Gannavaram and Veldipadu.

published on : 17th July 2022
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