Telangana bids tearful farewell to Kupwara encounter martyr Ryada Maheshwar

State Minster Vemula Prashanth Reddy and Nizamabad MP Dharmapuri Arvind carried the casket and attended the last rites, performed by the martyr's father Ganga Mallu.

published on : 12th November 2020

Ram Vilas Paswan to be accorded state funeral, Ravi Shankar Prasad to represent central government

The funeral is likely to take place in Patna on Saturday. His mortal remains would be flown to Patna in a special aircraft, the sources said.

published on : 9th October 2020

Covid funerals in open spaces worry locals in Odisha's Jagatsinhhpur district

As per norms, bodies of deceased Covid-19 patients must be cremated in electric or gas crematoriums 

published on : 28th September 2020

State funeral accorded for MP Ashok Gasti who died of Covid-19

Gasti was elected to Rajya Sabha on a BJP ticket in July. 

published on : 19th September 2020

Volunteers from Kerala's Syro-Malabar Church give decent funeral to COVID-19 victims

These volunteers feel that the underlying fears which were prevalent among them initially were overcome only after dealing with many such funerals.

published on : 14th September 2020

Due to COVID-19, Pranab Mukherjee's mortal remains were carried in van instead of gun carriage

The former President, who had tested positive for the coronavirus, died on Monday, weeks after his brain surgery. He was 84.

published on : 1st September 2020

EDMC to consider using stubble for cremations

The proposal said that if the corporation buys stubble, it will not only help to reduce air pollution but will also provide financial help the farmers.

published on : 15th August 2020

Family isolated as private hospital flouts funeral norm in Odisha

City Health Officer Satyabrata Mohapatra did not comment on action taken so far against the private hospital for violating the safety protocol. 

published on : 14th August 2020

A friend in funerals, Odisha man’s last journey a lonely affair

Though the death was reportedly not due to coronavirus, fear of the infection got the better of Kaburu’s friends and loved ones.

published on : 11th August 2020

Police intervene as kin refuse to perform funeral

In a sad incident, a deceased man was denied the dignity of funeral rites by his daughter and son-in-law at Jammigadda village of Suryapet town on Thursday.

published on : 31st July 2020

Allowing funeral processions ‘lands’ Tirupattur man in trouble

He had recently become dejected over people allegedly using his pathway for smuggling sand.  He even complained of people cutting mango trees in his land to widen the pathway. 

published on : 30th July 2020

20 relatives test Covid positive after attending a funeral in Chemnad

Another funeral is likely to be declared a Covid cluster in Kasaragod. This time in Chemnad panchayat.

published on : 28th July 2020

Only 20 persons allowed at weddings, funerals in Indore

At least 136 persons tested positive for coronavirus in Indore in the last 24 hours, taking the tally here to 5,632.

published on : 16th July 2020

Andhra Pradesh government to give Rs 15,000 to kin of COVID-19 victims for last rites

The Chief Minister also said hospitals that refuse to treat Covid-19 patients will face action, and could lose their recognition and permission to operate.

published on : 15th July 2020

Three more CNG-based furnaces to be operational soon at Delhi's crematorium for COVID-19 deceased

Bodies of COVID-19 victims were received mainly from the Lok Nayak Jai Prakash Narayan hospital and some other nursing homes and hospitals in North Delhi Municipal Corporation areas.

published on : 23rd June 2020
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