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Bangladesh: Hindu, Muslim Promote Communal Harmony; Donate Land For Mosque, Crematorium Respectively

Bangladesh: Hindu, Muslim Promote Communal Harmony; Donate Land For Mosque, Crematorium Respectively

According to the media report, initially, a small prayer house was built in the area, which was later replaced by a two-storey building constructed on nearly 40 acres of land.

28 April 2022
Ker Govt Trying To Crush BJP Popularity By Any Means: Nityanand Rai

Ker Govt Trying To Crush BJP Popularity By Any Means: Nityanand Rai

The Union Minister, speaking to reporters here, said the law and order situation in Kerala was "bad" and that is why these killings were happening.

20 December 2021

CDS Bipin Rawat To Be Cremated At New Delhi's Brar Crematorium

CDS (Chief of Defence Staff) Bipin Rawat and his wife Madhulika Rawat’s mortal remains have been kept at their official residence in New Delhi for now, where...

Amid Burial Grounds Running Out Of Space, ‘Tree Burials’ Are Gaining Popularity In Japan

Amid Burial Grounds Running Out Of Space, ‘Tree Burials’ Are Gaining Popularity In Japan

'Tree burials' cost significantly less than traditional funerary practices, which is an important consideration for many Japanese people struggling to support...

10 June 2021

Understanding Grief In The Time Of Covid

Grief, as we know today from psychological research is not a single emotion but a process, a series of stages that follow one another.

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12 May 2021
Una Woman Receives Remains Of Husband Buried In Saudi Arabia After Three Months

Una Woman Receives Remains Of Husband Buried In Saudi Arabia After Three Months

The court said it was a 'great relief' that the family has received the remains so that they can cremate it according to Hindu rites.


09 May 2021
Sikh Body Provides Oxygen Concentrators To Covid Patients

Sikh Body Provides Oxygen Concentrators To Covid Patients

United Sikhs has started distributing oxygen concentrators in Delhi, Punjab, and Karnataka.


03 May 2021
Round-The-Clock Mass Cremations Become A Common Sight As Covid Sweeps India

Round-The-Clock Mass Cremations Become A Common Sight As Covid Sweeps India

With 3,417 new Covid-19 fatalities, India’s death toll surged to 2,18,959 on Sunday


30 April 2021
Sikh Body Helps Families Perform Last Rites Of Relatives As Crematoriums In Delhi Get Overcrowded

Sikh Body Helps Families Perform Last Rites Of Relatives As Crematoriums In Delhi Get Overcrowded

Our contact number is circulating across the hospitals and crematoriums and we are continuously getting calls from families, says Pritam Singh, director of...


07 May 2021
Covid India: A Picture Speaks A Thousand Words

Covid India: A Picture Speaks A Thousand Words

Pyres burn in Delhi's crematorium after a brutal second wave brought the country's bruised healthcare system to its knees


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29 April 2021
Will The Raging Fire From The Pyres Singe The BJP?

Will The Raging Fire From The Pyres Singe The BJP?

Rumblings even in RSS on the Modi government’s disastrous handling of the second wave of Covid infection.


28 April 2021
In Pictures:  This Park In Delhi Has Been Turned Into Cremation Ground

In Pictures: This Park In Delhi Has Been Turned Into Cremation Ground

Crematoriums in Delhi have been forced to build makeshift funeral pyres, as the city runs out of space to cremate its dead.


28 April 2021
Shocking Pictures Show Mass Covid Cremations In India

Shocking Pictures Show Mass Covid Cremations In India

Pictures show rows of bodies and pyres burning while mourners say goodbye to loved ones, highlighting the sheer scale of human loss from the disease in India...


18 March 2021
Delhi HC Asks MEA To Coordinate With Saudi Embassy to Repatriate Buried Body Of Hindu Man

Delhi HC Asks MEA To Coordinate With Saudi Embassy to Repatriate Buried Body Of Hindu Man

The court was hearing a case in which the mortal remains of the Hindu man were wrongly buried in Saudi Arabia as per Muslim rites due to incorrect translation...


23 February 2021
Padma Shree Nominee, Who Has Cremated Over 25,000 Bodies, Can't Afford Treatment Due To Poverty

Padma Shree Nominee, Who Has Cremated Over 25,000 Bodies, Can't Afford Treatment Due To Poverty

Mohammad Shareef, also known as 'messiah of lawarais lashen', has been bed-ridden at his home in Mohalla Khirki Ali Beg in Ayodhya.


05 January 2021
Contractor Of Ghaziabad Crematorium Arrested In Roof Collapse Case

Contractor Of Ghaziabad Crematorium Arrested In Roof Collapse Case

Contractor Ajay Tyagi went into hiding after news of the collapse spread and was later nabbed near the Ganga canal bridge of Sathedi village


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19 June 2020
‘Can Survive Virus, Not Hunger’: Delhi Boy Cremates Covid Victims To Pay For Mother's Medicines, School Fees

‘Can Survive Virus, Not Hunger’: Delhi Boy Cremates Covid Victims To Pay For Mother's Medicines, School Fees

Chand’s family is worried about his safety, but they are also aware that this is the only way for them to survive at present.


10 June 2020
Assam Cop Performs Last Rites Of Covid-19 Victim After Villagers Refuse Cremation

Assam Cop Performs Last Rites Of Covid-19 Victim After Villagers Refuse Cremation

The Superintendent of Police of Karbi Anglong district in Assam, Debojit Deuri, and his security guards carried the body of the Covid-19 victim and cremated it...


29 May 2020
As Bodies Pile Up In Mortuaries, Delhi Govt Allows Use of Wood For Cremating Covid Victims

As Bodies Pile Up In Mortuaries, Delhi Govt Allows Use of Wood For Cremating Covid Victims

The Delhi High Court had initiated on its own a PIL to deal with backlog in disposing COVID-19 bodies, saying if this was the correct situation then it was...


08 May 2020
Custodian Of Ashes

Custodian Of Ashes

Pandit Dharam Vir has the onerous task of looking after the urns containing the ashes of the deceased at Delhi's Lodhi Road Crematorium. After the cremation,...


08 May 2020
Photo Essay | Custodian of Ashes

Photo Essay | Custodian of Ashes

As the state borders are difficult to cross through due to the lockdown, many people are unable to immerse the ashes of their loved ones. At Delhi's Lodhi Road...


25 November 2019
24 Hours In Life Of Esther Shanthi | Taming Goons And Living In Chambers Of Death

24 Hours In Life Of Esther Shanthi | Taming Goons And Living In Chambers Of Death

Esther Shanthi leads the extra-ordinary life of managing a crematorium in Chennai. Working 12 hours a day for a salary of Rs 12,000 a month, she has been an...


26 December 2017
Dalit Stopped From Performing Last Rites Of Father On Land Reserved For Crematorium In Madhya Pradesh

Dalit Stopped From Performing Last Rites Of Father On Land Reserved For Crematorium In Madhya Pradesh

Eventually, he performed the last rites of his father on a government land near his house.


29 October 2017
Kerala To Switch Over To Eco-Friendly Gas Crematoriums   

Kerala To Switch Over To Eco-Friendly Gas Crematoriums   

According to official sources, the operation of electric-powered crematoriums has become very expensive as the power consumption is high and uninterrupted...


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