Funeral

Thailand prepares to bid farewell to 'the people's king'

Thailand prepares to bid farewell to 'the people's king'

Thailand is putting the finishing touches this month to a lavish five-day funeral ceremony in a final goodbye to its late King Bhumibol Adulyadej, who helped shape the Southeast Asian nation for decades after World War Two.

Oct 11, 2017, 07:14 AM IST

Former Manipur CM R Keishing given state funeral

On behalf of the state government and people of Manipur, the chief minister also shared his grief with the bereaved family. 

Aug 25, 2017, 15:45 PM IST
Pakistan's 'Mother Teresa' Dr Ruth Pfau laid to rest in Karachi

Pakistan's 'Mother Teresa' Dr Ruth Pfau laid to rest in Karachi

"The entire nation is indebted to Ruth Pfau for her selflessness and unmatched services for eradication of leprosy," said Prime Minister of Pakistan Shahid Khaqan Abbasi.

Aug 19, 2017, 17:52 PM IST
In grim reminder of J&K situation, militants give gun salute to slain associate at funeral

In grim reminder of J&K situation, militants give gun salute to slain associate at funeral

The incident occurred during the funeral of wanted militant Fayaz Ahmed alias Setha, who was killed last night in retaliatory action by the police in Mir Bazaar area.

May 07, 2017, 23:42 PM IST
Russian President Vladimir Putin postpones presser to attend funeral of Andrey Karlov

Russian President Vladimir Putin postpones presser to attend funeral of Andrey Karlov

Russian President Vladimir Putin has postponed his annual press conference to attend the funeral of Russian Ambassador to Turkey Andrey Karlov, a Kremlin spokesman said on Wednesday.

Dec 21, 2016, 17:19 PM IST
Was Rahul Gandhi smiling during Jayalalithaa's funeral? Twitter users share pictures as proof

Was Rahul Gandhi smiling during Jayalalithaa's funeral? Twitter users share pictures as proof

A day after J Jayalalithaa, Amma to millions, passed away, Twitter is abuzz with pictures of Rahul Gandhi allegedly laughing during last rites/funeral of her in Chennai's Marina Beach.

Dec 07, 2016, 21:11 PM IST

Jayalalithaa laid to rest at Chennai's Marina Beach: Here is how her final journey concluded

Former Tamil Nadu Chief Minister and AIADMK supremo J Jayalalithaa, who passed away on Monday night after battling for her life at Apollo Hospitals in Chennai for nearly 75 days, was laid to rest with full state honours at Chennai's Marina Beach on Tuesday. She was buried next to her political mentor MG Ramachandran at Marina Beach. Here is how Puratchi Thalaivi Amma’s final journey concluded.

Dec 06, 2016, 18:45 PM IST
Jayalalithaa's last rites: Police resort to lathicharge as sea of humanity throng Rajaji Hall for glimpse of Amma - WATCH

Jayalalithaa's last rites: Police resort to lathicharge as sea of humanity throng Rajaji Hall for glimpse of Amma - WATCH

Police  on Tuesday resorted to mild lathi-charge outside Rajaji Hall in Chennai after sea of humanity thronged the venue here to pay their last respects to Jayalalithaa.

Dec 06, 2016, 14:09 PM IST
RIP Amma: Only few people know these 5 things about 'Puratchi Thalaivi' Jayalalithaa

RIP Amma: Only few people know these 5 things about 'Puratchi Thalaivi' Jayalalithaa

Jayalalithaa, Amma to millions, passed away at Chennai's Apollo Hospital at 11.30 PM on Monday after waging a grim battle for life since her hospitalisation on September 22. 

Dec 06, 2016, 13:24 PM IST

Muslims help perform last rites of Kashmiri Pandit woman in Srinagar

In an another example of communal harmony in Kashmir, Muslims residing in the Habakadal area of Srinagar recently helped to perform the last rites of a Kashmiri Pandit woman.

Nov 19, 2016, 09:49 AM IST
Arab coalition says to probe Yemen funeral carnage

Arab coalition says to probe Yemen funeral carnage

The attack could further sour US-Saudi ties already strained over the coalition`s military intervention.
 

Oct 10, 2016, 08:43 AM IST

Odisha: Daughters dismantle own roof top to collect wood for mother's funeral

After the shocking incident of Dana Majhi who carried his dead wife`s body for 10 kms in Odisha`s Kalahandi district, another tragic incident has surfaced in the state where daughters had to dismantle the roof of their home to collect wood for their mother`s funeral.

Sep 27, 2016, 13:10 PM IST
Tributes flow as former New Zealand legend Martin Crowe laid to rest in emotional funeral

Tributes flow as former New Zealand legend Martin Crowe laid to rest in emotional funeral

Hollywood star Russell Crowe, who is a cousin of the greatest Kiwi batsman, acted as a pallbearer.

Mar 11, 2016, 10:50 AM IST

Siachen martyr Lance Naik Hanumanthappa to be cremated today

The body of Lance Naik Hanamanthappa Koppad would be taken for funeral at his native village Betadur, for his last rites.

Feb 12, 2016, 12:50 PM IST
What happens to human body after death? Watch video

What happens to human body after death? Watch video

Have you ever wondered what happens to a human body after the person dies?

Jan 11, 2016, 14:37 PM IST
Bollywood mourns at funeral of Abhay Deol's father

Bollywood mourns at funeral of Abhay Deol's father

Veteran actor Dharmendra's younger brother and Abhay Deol's father, Ajit Singh Deol, passed away on Friday evening. The funeral was held on Saturday morning here.

Oct 24, 2015, 13:26 PM IST
People pay homage to MM Kalburgi, funeral to be held today

People pay homage to MM Kalburgi, funeral to be held today

Hundreds of people on Monday paid their last respects to the mortal remains of former vice-chancellor of Hampi University, MM Kalburgi, who was shot dead at his Kalyanagar residence yesterday by unidentified gunmen.

Aug 31, 2015, 09:23 AM IST

Rashtriya Rifles sepoy laid to rest with military honours

Sepoy Lalramchhana (23) of Rashtriya Rifles, who was killed in a firing in Jammu and Kashmir on August 4, was accorded a funeral with full military honours at his native Ratu village on Mizoram-Manipur border on Saturday.

Aug 08, 2015, 20:01 PM IST
High drama at Bobbi Kristina Brown's funeral

High drama at Bobbi Kristina Brown's funeral

 The memorial service of singer Bobbi Kristina Brown was dented by the chaos caused by her aunt Leolah Brown's ouster from the private funeral.

Aug 02, 2015, 18:43 PM IST
Bobbi Kristina's funeral arrangements to take place in Georgia

Bobbi Kristina's funeral arrangements to take place in Georgia

 Bobbi Kristina's loved ones will come together in Georgia on August 1 to mourn and celebrate Bobby Brown's daughter's too-short life at her funeral.

Jul 29, 2015, 13:26 PM IST