Cremation

DNA: Young people are getting more infected by the second wave of coronavirus

According to a new information, young people are getting more infected with coronavirus than older people. In Delhi, 65% of the coronavirus cases which are being reported every day are those people whose age is below 45 years.

Apr 15, 2021, 00:58 AM IST

DNA: Sri Lanka's final decision on funeral!

The Sri Lankan government had decided in April 2020 that the bodies of every person who died of Coronavirus would be burned only, irrespective of their religion. For more information, watch the video.

Dec 16, 2020, 23:18 PM IST

Delhi Police performs last rites of elderly woman after neighbours refuse to help amid coronavirus lockdown

Delhi Police, which has recently rechristened itself has ‘Dil Ki Police’, showed its humane side by performing the last rites of an elderly woman who died amid the ongoing coronavirus lockdown.

May 18, 2020, 21:32 PM IST

Major Anuj Sood martyred in Handwara encounter cremated in Chandigarh

Besides Army officer's family members including his wife, his father, and sister, senior Army officers were also present during the cremation.

May 05, 2020, 15:39 PM IST

Martyred soldier Rifleman Gamil Kumar Shrestha cremated in Varanasi on Tuesday

Martyr Rifleman Gamil Kumar Shrestha lost his life on October 19 after Pakistan resorted to unprovoked firing along the LoC in Jammu and Kashmir Tangdhar sector.

Oct 22, 2019, 18:45 PM IST

After video of TN Dalits struggling to cremate the dead goes viral; allocation of 50 cents land for crematorium in progress

According to district officials, it has been immediately decided to allocate 50 cents government land for a crematorium, pending further approvals.

Aug 23, 2019, 13:14 PM IST

Faridabad municipal corporation's new rule: No cremations without Aadhaar

In a bizzare move, the Faridabad municipal corporation has reportedly has decided that no cremations will be allowed unless the deceased person's Aadhaar card is produced.

Nov 26, 2017, 14:37 PM IST

Breaking the tradition, four daughters carry bier of father on their shoulders to Varanasi ghat

Breaking the age old tradition wherein only men performed the last rites, four sisters here have set an example by carrying the bier of their father on their shoulders to the Harishchandra ghat here for cremation.

Nov 05, 2016, 04:34 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

Uri attack: Martyr Chandrakant Galande cremated with full military honours amid cries of 'Bharat Mata Ki Jai' - SALUTE!

Indian Army soldier Chandrakant Shankar Galande - who was martyred in a terror attack in Uri on Sunday - was cremated with full military honours here on Tuesday morning, officials said.

Sep 20, 2016, 14:17 PM IST

Why flood-hit Varanasi doms getting few dead to cremate

The Ganga was in spate and the neighbourhoods on its banks in this soulful but chaotic city deluged. And the doms, who cremate the dead to earn their living, are also submerged in gloom -- and wish for intervention, or a little sympathy, from their local MP: Prime Minister Narendra Modi.

Sep 05, 2016, 13:29 PM IST

Shame! Dalit forced to cremate wife's body in front of house in MP

A Dalit man in Madhya Pradesh`s Morena district cremated the body of his wife in front of his house, claiming he was not allowed to use the cremation ground by upper caste people.

Aug 11, 2016, 18:41 PM IST

Soldier killed in Kashmir gun battle cremated with full honours

 Thousands of people on Tuesday bade a tearful farewell to Pandurang Mahadev Gawade, a soldier martyred in a gun battle in Kashmir, as his last rites were performed with full military honours at his Amboli village in this district, officials said.

May 24, 2016, 15:27 PM IST

LK Advani's wife Kamla Advani cremated

Kamla Advani died on Wednesday at the All India Institute of Medical Sciences following a heart attack.

Apr 07, 2016, 08:41 AM IST

Shah Rukh Khan attends father-in-law Ramesh Chandra Chibber's funeral

Shah Rukh Khan is in Delhi to attend the last rites of his father-in-law Colonel Ramesh Chandra Chibber.

Mar 02, 2016, 09:04 AM IST

`Dead` Chinese baby awakes just before cremation

A Chinese baby boy who was declared dead and spent the night in a morgue showed signs of life just as he was about to be cremated, local TV reported.

Feb 09, 2016, 14:58 PM IST

Rajesh Vivek cremated in Mumbai

The last rites of character actor Rajesh Vivek were conducted today here in presence of his family, friends and several film personalities.

Jan 15, 2016, 18:48 PM IST

David Bowie cremated quietly in New York

British music legend David Bowie has reportedly been secretly cremated in New York without any of his family or friends present.

Jan 14, 2016, 14:29 PM IST

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

Paramilitary personnel, killed in BSF plane crash in Delhi, to be cremated today

Ten paramilitary personnel, who died as a Border Security Force (BSF) plane crashed here on Tuesday, will be cremated on Wednesday.

Dec 23, 2015, 09:36 AM IST