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Pune: Funeral pyre fire flares up, 11 hurt

May 01, 2022 11:54 am

Around 7 pm, while one of his relatives was pouring fuel for lighting the cremation pyre, he ended up pouring too much.

After reports of overcharging, Chandigarh municipal corporation announces free cremation for poor victims of Covid

May 13, 2021 10:47 am

Civic body contractor doubles up as pandit at cremation ground.

Big rise in cremations cast doubt on Amritsar’s official count

May 07, 2021 7:13 am

Those incharge of affairs at Shivpuri cremation ground near Durgiana Temple and cremation ground Shahidan near Gurudwara Baba Deep Singh in the city say that the total cremations have been over 1,000 in April.

Despite Covid scare, 66-yr-old continues to volunteer to cremate unclaimed bodies

June 12, 2020 10:43 am

Vashisth, who is associated with an NGO named All India Seva Samiti since the past 23 years, has cremated around 2,300 unclaimed bodies till date, with rituals of every religion.

Cremations hit due to lack of staff, PCMC urges NGOs to help

May 23, 2020 8:33 pm

Municipal Commissioner Shravan Hardikar said four people are required to carry the stretcher from the ambulance to the crematorium, adding that the civic body will provide PPE suits to the crematorium staff and the ambulance driver also.

Kerala church gives bishops right to allow cremation of dead

August 22, 2014 1:35 pm

The Kochi-based Syro-Malabar Catholic Church has 31 dioceses, most of them in Kerala.

Protest ends with 'compromise',father claims body

April 08, 2014 3:59 pm

The protests over the mysterious death of a 20-year-old girl in Jind,which had taken a turn for the worse with politicians entering the fray,finally ended on Friday

Pipili rape: Girl's family ready for cremation,demands CBI probe

June 23, 2012 6:29 pm

The girl died on Friday after remaining in coma for over six months.

Final farewell: Hazarika funeral today

November 08, 2011 12:04 am

As the body of legendary singer Bhupen Hazarika arrived from Mumbai,the 30-km stretch of road from the airport to his home in Nizarapar

One Christian,7 Muslims,4 Hindus & a common funeral

June 03, 2010 1:49 am

Seven Muslims,four Hindus and one Christian. To bury or to cremate? And where?