State funeral

State funeral for Sridevi ordered by Maharashtra CM: RTI reply

State funeral for Sridevi ordered by Maharashtra CM: RTI reply

Besides Sridevi, 40 other eminent personalities were given a funeral with full state honours between June 22, 2012-March 26, 2018, according to the RTI reply.

Mar 30, 2018, 18:09 PM IST
State funeral for Turkey's former leader Demirel

State funeral for Turkey's former leader Demirel

Turkey paid homage today to former president and prime minister Suleyman Demirel, with a state funeral for a national political giant who died this week aged 90.

Jun 19, 2015, 21:57 PM IST

Turkey holds low-key state funeral for 1980 coup leader

Turkey`s army held a state funeral service Tuesday for former president Kenan Evren, but no government official attended the burial of the man who masterminded the bloodiest military coup in Turkish history. 

May 12, 2015, 17:49 PM IST
Family turns down offer of state funeral for Richie Benaud

Family turns down offer of state funeral for Richie Benaud

The family of cricket icon Richie Benaud has declined the offer of a state funeral, Australia`s Prime Minister Tony Abbott said on Sunday.

Apr 12, 2015, 13:13 PM IST
Rain-soaked farewell for Lee Kuan Yew as Singapore honours him with grand state funeral

Rain-soaked farewell for Lee Kuan Yew as Singapore honours him with grand state funeral

It was a sombre day for Singapore as the country on Sunday prepared to hold the state funeral for its founding father Lee Kuan Yew.

Mar 29, 2015, 10:40 AM IST

Ex-MLA Chamaria dies, Nitish announces state funeral

Social worker and former Congress Legislator Sitaram Chamaria died on Monday after prolonged illness.

Feb 23, 2015, 15:36 PM IST

Germany bids farewell to reunification president Weizsaecker

Germany held a state funeral Wednesday for Richard von Weizsaecker, the president at the time of reunification who helped the country deal with its wartime past by saying it had been "liberated" by the Nazis` defeat.

Feb 11, 2015, 19:42 PM IST
RK Laxman accorded state funeral; Maharashtra govt to set up memorial

RK Laxman accorded state funeral; Maharashtra govt to set up memorial

Eminent cartoonist R K Laxman, whose work ruled the pages of newspapers and the hearts of countrymen, was today accorded a state funeral here, as a teary-eyed nation joined in paying tribute to the man whose brush strokes put smile on everyman's face.

Jan 27, 2015, 16:45 PM IST
R K Laxman to be accorded state funeral: Maha govt

R K Laxman to be accorded state funeral: Maha govt

A state funeral will be accorded to eminent cartoonist R K Laxman, who died at the age of 94 after suffering multi-organ failure, officials said.

Jan 27, 2015, 09:28 AM IST

LoC martyrs cremated with full state honours

The five Indian Army soldiers, who were killed in an ambush by Pakistani soldiers on the Line of Control in Jammu and Kashmir two nights ago, were on Thursday given a Guard of Honour ahead of their cremation in their respective villages.

Aug 08, 2013, 08:47 AM IST

Sarabjit Singh cremated with full state honours

Sarabjit Singh was accorded a state funeral in his Punjab hometown of Bhikhiwind on Friday.

May 03, 2013, 09:06 AM IST

Delhi govt should accord state funeral to rape victim: Patel

Hailing her as a braveheart, Union Min Praful Patel Saturday said the Delhi government should accord the 23-year-old gangrape victim a state funeral.

Dec 29, 2012, 17:41 PM IST

Elaborate state funeral for Poland`s first couple

An elaborate state
funeral for Poland`s President Lech Kaczynski and his wife,
Maria, began Sunday bereft of many world leaders whose travel
plans were paralysed by the plume of volcanic ash that has
covered Europe.

Apr 18, 2010, 21:29 PM IST

Kaczynski family wants state funeral held Sunday

The family of late President Lech Kaczynski has urged that his state funeral be held Sunday in Krakow as planned despite fears that a volcanic ash cloud emanating from Iceland may keep some world leaders from attending.

Apr 16, 2010, 18:46 PM IST

Maoist gets state funeral in Bangladesh

A Maoist shot dead by Bangladeshi
police was cremated with state honours for his role as a
freedom fighter in the 1971 war for independence.

Oct 11, 2009, 15:40 PM IST

State funeral in Italy for troops killed in Kabul

Italy is holding a day of mourning as it lays to rest six soldiers who were killed in a bombing attack in Afghanistan last week.

Sep 21, 2009, 14:00 PM IST