Ryan student death: Devastated father could not light the funeral pyre; family doubts police probe

The devastated father of class II student, who was killed inside the Ryan International School, could not muster the courage to light the funeral pyre of his son at the crematorium near Maruti Kunj on Saturday. 

Sep 10, 2017, 08:28 AM IST

West Bengal: Muslim neighbours help Hindu family carry body to crematorium

A Hindu family at a remote village in West Bengal's Nadia district had no money to take the body of their father to the crematorium for the last rites but their Muslim neighbours came to their help.

Jul 19, 2017, 23:22 PM IST

Heartbreaking! Turned away from crematorium because he had no money, tribal cremates wife using garbage

On August 24, Dana Majhi, a resident of Melghar village in Kalahandi district, had carried his wife's body on his shoulder and walked 10 km accompanied by his minor daughter after allegedly being denied a hearse by the district hospital.

Sep 05, 2016, 20:28 PM IST

Delhi Police take over crematorium ahead of Suvra Mukherjee's last rites

Delhi Police have taken over the Lodhi Road crematorium in preparation for Wednesday morning's last rites of President Pranab Mukherjee's wife Suvra Mukherjee, that is likely to see a host of VVIPs, including Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Bangladesh Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina attending.

Aug 18, 2015, 22:27 PM IST

TN: People protest with body over snapping of power to crematorium

Tense moments prevailed here on Monday when some people protested with a body against the suspension of power supply to a crematorium.

Jul 20, 2015, 13:48 PM IST

Sixty bodies found in abandoned crematorium in Mexico

Sixty bodies, including men, women and children, were found in an abandoned crematorium in Western Mexico, authorities said on Friday, in a discovery that the state attorney general said was likely linked to negligence rather than drug-related violence.

Feb 07, 2015, 01:51 AM IST

61 bodies found in abandoned Mexican crematorium

 A total of 61 bodies have been found at an abandoned crematorium in Acapulco, in the Mexican state of Guerrero, where in September last year 43 students went missing, officials from the public prosecutor`s office reported Friday.

Feb 06, 2015, 19:24 PM IST

Rally for shifting crematorium from near Rajendra Prasad's memorial

 Hundreds of people demonstrated in the Bihar capital on Wednesday, demanding that an electric crematorium near India's first president Rajendra Prasad's memorial here be shifted, police said.

Dec 03, 2014, 18:47 PM IST

VVIPs to now have common memorial place

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.

May 16, 2013, 14:22 PM IST

Delhi gang-rape: Police approached crematorium on Saturday night

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.

Dec 30, 2012, 10:50 AM IST

UAE gets its 1st multi-faith cemetery, crematorium

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

Oct 17, 2011, 21:16 PM IST

Govt bodies flayed for discrimination at crematorium

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.

Jun 25, 2010, 22:24 PM IST

Green Park crematorium to be converted into CNG unit

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

May 30, 2010, 20:10 PM IST