last rites

With respect and dignity, this team bids goodbye for Covid victims in Andhra Pradesh

During the second wave, the eight-member team has performed the last rites of 200 Covid-19 bodies at nominal rates

published on : 30th May 2021

Cost of transporting bodies forces kin of Covid victims to abandon last rites

To deal with the rising demand for cremation, the municipal authorities have formed special teams to perform last rites and cremate bodies for a minimum charge. 

published on : 30th May 2021

Chitradurga man on mission to bid dignified adieu to disowned Covid dead

Milan Rafiq, who runs an old furniture shop in Hiriyur town, is not allowed to park his Maruti Omni in front of his house, and neither do his neighbours visit him.

published on : 25th May 2021

Odisha: Siblings cremate Covid bodies for God’s blessing

Their dedicated service to the society, they say, will earn them almighty’s blessings. 

published on : 14th May 2021

Odisha MLA Bikram Panda ensures dignified final journey for Covid victims

He has also opened a help desk at the Nilakantheswar crematorium where wood and other help required for cremation are being provided to families in distress free of cost.

published on : 14th May 2021

GMC to bear cost of coronavirus victims’ last rites

People can call call centre 9177001882, 9177001859 if anyone demands money from them: Civic chief

published on : 11th May 2021

Man says no to last rites of father died of illness

In yet another pathetic incident due to COVID stigma, a man allegedly refused to perform the last rites of his father, who died of recurring illness on Friday. 

published on : 9th May 2021

This group has performed the last rites of over 500 COVID-19 victims

On Wednesday alone, they performed the last rites of 24 Covid victims. Of the total, 22 victims were orphans.

published on : 6th May 2021

COVID deaths: Surging toll forces MCDs to scramble for firewood in national capital 

North MCD urges Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal to ensure availability of cremation material

published on : 29th April 2021

Rain, tears at Former Finance Minister Arun Jaitley’s last rites  

The last rites of the former finance minister were performed by his son Rohan amid chanting of Vedic mantras. A gun salute was given before the last rites.

published on : 26th August 2019

Fans can pay last respects to Sridevi as body finally arrives in Mumbai

The late actress' body will be kept at Celebration Sports Club Garden, Lokhandwala, from 9.30 am to 12.30 am; the cremation will be held at Vile Parle Seva Samaj Crematorium from 3.30 PM onwards.

published on : 28th February 2018