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Zohra Sehgal`s last rites held in capital

Last Updated: Friday, July 11, 2014, 19:34

The legendary dancer-actress Zohra Sehgal breathed her last on Thursday night. The doyenne was 102-year-old and revered by all in the industry circles. Her last rites were performed here in New Delhi at Lodhi Road crematorium. The family members were present during the cremation proceedings.

Cong MLA on indefinite fast demanding electric crematorium

Last Updated: Monday, December 09, 2013, 16:56

Congress MLA from Jamshedpur West Assembly constituency, Banna Gupta on Monday sat on indefinite fast in support of his long-standing demand for setting up of a electric crematorium in Sonari and uninterrupted power supply in densely populated Sonari, Kadma and its adjoining areas.

VVIPs to now have common memorial place

Last Updated: Thursday, May 16, 2013, 14:22

There will be no separate samadhis for VVIPs in Delhi as the government decided to have a common complex for memorials of departed national leaders.

Delhi gang-rape: Police approached crematorium on Saturday night

Last Updated: Sunday, December 30, 2012, 10:50

It was only late Saturday night that police approached the officials of a crematorium in Delhi for an early morning cremation of the 23-year-old gang-rape victim.

Siberian crematorium to hold hearse parade

Last Updated: Sunday, October 14, 2012, 11:40

Over 1,000 people have signed up to participate in an anti-drug rally complete with a hearse parade to be held in Novosibirsk city.

Taj corridor’s wasteland to be greened soon

Last Updated: Monday, June 18, 2012, 10:59

Taj Heritage Corridor, sandwiched between the Taj Mahal and Agra Fort, will be transformed from a wasteland into the city`s green lung.

UAE gets its 1st multi-faith cemetery, crematorium

Last Updated: Monday, October 17, 2011, 21:16

The 40,000 square metre cemetery will serve people of all non-Muslim faiths residing anywhere in the country.

MCD files FIR for removing `unauthorised` pyre platforms

Last Updated: Monday, December 27, 2010, 18:46

Arya Samaj, which was given responsibility of maintaining the crematorium by the civic body, had unauthorisedly erected these railings.

Govt bodies flayed for discrimination at crematorium

Last Updated: Friday, June 25, 2010, 22:24

The CIC has summoned officials of MCD and DDA for discriminating among sections of society by setting up semi-VIP cremation platforms at the Nigambodh Ghat here.

Green Park crematorium to be converted into CNG unit

Last Updated: Sunday, May 30, 2010, 20:10

The Municipal Corporation of Delhi will convert an electric crematorium in Green Park Extension area in the city into a CNG-based unit soon.

Jesuit priest planning to set up solar crematorium in Patna

Last Updated: Saturday, December 05, 2009, 16:09

Father MM Mathew, also known as ``Solar Mathew``, is planning to set up a solar crematorium in Patna.