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LoC martyrs cremated with full state honours

Last Updated: Thursday, August 08, 2013, 08:47

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.

Sarabjit Singh cremated with full state honours

Last Updated: Friday, May 03, 2013, 09:06

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

Delhi govt should accord state funeral to rape victim: Patel

Last Updated: Saturday, December 29, 2012, 17:41

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.

Elaborate state funeral for Poland`s first couple

Last Updated: Sunday, April 18, 2010, 21:29

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.

Kaczynski family wants state funeral held Sunday

Last Updated: Friday, April 16, 2010, 18:46

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.

Basu gets state funeral on Tuesday; Hasina, Sonia to be present

Last Updated: Monday, January 18, 2010, 20:23

CPI(M) patriarch Jyoti Basu would be given a state funeral here tomorrow after Bangladesh PM Sheikh Hasina, Congress president Sonia Gandhi, BJP leader L K Advani and a host of dignitaries and commoners pay homage to him.

Maoist gets state funeral in Bangladesh

Last Updated: Sunday, October 11, 2009, 15:40

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.

State funeral in Italy for troops killed in Kabul

Last Updated: Monday, September 21, 2009, 14:00

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.