Kerala Christian funerals overly pompous? Reform group cries foul

The group also promotes organ donation in the community.

published on : 12th August 2022

Woman’s hurried funeral in Telangana sparks human sacrifice rumours

The undue speed at which the funeral was performed sparked rumours in the village that the Kavitabai was sacrificed as part of a treasure hunt ritual.

published on : 9th August 2022

Mourners gather as funerals begin for Uvalde school killings

Nineteen more funerals are planned for the next two-and-a-half weeks for the 19 children and two teachers who were killed in that classroom on May 24.

published on : 1st June 2022

Funeral of singer Edava Babu who passed away on stage to be held today

Edava Basheer was rendering a Hindi song 'Mano ho thum' and suddenly fell on stage at a programme organized by the Blue Diamond orchestra of which he was a part for the past several years.

published on : 29th May 2022

RTC driver asked to produce selfie with relative’s body to avail leave

In a bizarre diktat, a driver who took leave to attend the funeral of a close relative was asked to produce a selfie with the body.

published on : 2nd May 2022

Mourners to gather at funeral after Patrick Lyoya shooting

Civil rights leader Rev Al Sharpton will deliver the eulogy at the family's request. Their lawyer, prominent civil rights attorney Ben Crump, also will speak at Renaissance Church of God in Christ in

published on : 22nd April 2022

Celebrities pay tribute to cricketer Shane Warne at service

More than 50,000 mourners chanted their hero’s nickname “Warnie” at the outset of the service at the Melbourne Cricket Ground as they used to do when he took to the pitch for a match.

published on : 30th March 2022

Congress leader Thalekkunnil Basheer passes away

Condoling the death, chief minister Pinarayi Vijayan said Basheer was a leader who believed firmly in the ideals of Congress. 

published on : 25th March 2022

Men's Hundred draft pushed back to avoid clash with Shane Warne's state funeral on March 30

The men's draft picks and the new women's signings for the second season of the tournament were earlier due to be announced on March 30, the same day as Warne's memorial at the MCG.

published on : 17th March 2022

Shane Warne's state funeral to be held at iconic MCG: Media reports

Warne's manager James Erskine did not confirm MCG as the venue for the state funeral but hinted that no other stadium would be an appropriate one considering the stature of the legendary Australian.

published on : 7th March 2022

Thousands bid tearful adieu to Goutham Reddy

The mortal remains of Mekapati Goutham Reddy were consigned to flames on the premises of MERTIS Engineering College at Udayagiri in Nellore district on Wednesday.

published on : 24th February 2022

Muhammad Khais, a commoner with uncommon will to help poor

Muhammad Khais has been helping prepare the bodies of the poor for funerals over the past 4 decades.

published on : 13th February 2022

Lata Mangeshkar's ashes collected by her nephew Adinath from Shivaji Park

Her ashes had been placed in a red cloth, which Aditnath was seen carrying. In Hindu tradition, the deceased person's ashes are collected in an earthen pot and consigned to the holy river.

published on : 7th February 2022

A man for the final journey

Thilak's ambulance takes the deceased from the house to the burial ground free of cost, and lets five family members to travel along with the body.

published on : 23rd January 2022

Cardi B offers to pay funeral costs of Bronx fire Victims

The Grammy-winning rapper will sponsor the repatriation expenses for the victims who will be buried in Gambia

published on : 20th January 2022

Presumed dead, Andhra youth shows up after funeral

A person presumed dead showed up much to the surprise of his family, one week after they had performed his last rites.

published on : 14th December 2021

Lance Naik Sai Teja laid to rest with military honours

Hundreds gather to pay respects at Sai Teja’s native village as brother performs last rites amid chants of Jai Jawan

published on : 13th December 2021

JWO Pradeep cremated with full military and State honours in Kerala

In Kerala border, three Kerala ministers K Rajan, K Krishnankutty and K Radhakrishnan, along with the officials, received the mortal remains of Junior Warrant Officer Pradeep Arakkal.

published on : 12th December 2021

General Bipin Rawat cremated with full military honours, daughters perform last rites

General Rawat, 63, his wife Madhulika Rawat, and 11 other defence personnel were killed when a Mi17V5 helicopter carrying them crashed near Coonoor in Tamil Nadu on Wednesday. 

published on : 10th December 2021

Family performs missing man's last rites after 36 years in Odisha's Jagatsinghpur

Family sources said this was done as per the advice of the priests of Mukti Mandap Sabha, Puri for the well-being of the family which has been going through hardships for many years now.

published on : 3rd November 2021
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