October 3, 2013
One of the doyens of Indian table tennis Uttam Chandarana died here on Wednesday. He was 94. He won the men’s singles title in 1943 (Hyderabad), in 1948 (Colombo), in 1949 (Hyderabad) and in 1954...
September 24, 2013
The residents of Rajarajeshwarinagar, Kengeri Satellite Town, Pantharpalya and surrounding areas have to go to far away Sumanahalli or Mysore Road crematoria to cremate their kith and kin. The sta...
September 11, 2013
Bodies of the two naval officers from Assam, who were in the Indian Navy’s kilo-class submarine INS Sindhurakshak which sank at the naval dockyard in Mumbai on August 14 after explosion, were broug...
August 28, 2013
Centenarian and a world-war-II veteran, M.K. Narayanan (102), who died at his Basaveshwaranagar residence on Tuesday, willed his body for medical research, besides donating his eyes. He is...
July 18, 2013
C. Perumal, sitting Member of Legislative Assembly from Yercaud Constituency, died of cardiac arrest at a private hospital in Salem on Thursday. He was 62 and is survived by wife and four sons.
July 3, 2013
Slain Pakur SP Amarjit Balihar was on Wednesday given a tearful farewell at the Jharkhand Armed Police (JAP) premises with Governor Syed Ahmed and several senior government officials placing wreat...
June 25, 2013
The IAF, Army and Uttarakhand administration on Tuesday launched a massive operation to send logistics such as firewood and fuel for conducting the last rites of those killed in the worst-hit Keda...
May 5, 2013
“The huge turnout of people is our reply to political killers,” said Abhinand, 17, son of slain Revolutionary Marxist Party (RMP) leader T.P. Chandrasekharan, while observing the crowds that had g...
April 9, 2013
Margaret Thatcher will be given a ceremonial funeral — a rung below the state funeral — on April 17, it was announced on Tuesday as her admirers and critics clashed over her legacy.
January 15, 2013
Thousands of people, including prominent leaders of all political parties and devotees of the Balagangadharanatha Swami, who died on Sunday, paid their last respects on the Adichunchanagiri Math’s...
September 27, 2013
Amid emotional scenes and after a gun salute the mortal remains of Second-in-command of 16 Cavalry, Lt Col Bikramjeet Singh, were cremated with full military honours on Friday. He was killed when...
September 20, 2013
Veteran Communist leader and the former State secretary of the Communist Party of India (CPI) Veliyam Bhargavan was cremated with full official honours at the Thycaud electric crematorium here on...
September 7, 2013
West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee has taken an initiative to bring back the body of slain author Sushmita Banerjee to Kolkata from Afghanistan.State government officials have alrea...
August 8, 2013
The sound of bugle calls filled the morning air on Thursday as the bodies of four jawans, wrapped in Tricolour, made their final journey from humble homes and bereaved families to the cremation gr...
July 13, 2013
Braving heavy rain, scores of misty-eyed fans and friends from Bollywood fraternity converged on Dadar’s Shivaji Park in central Mumbai to bid the final adieu to Pran Sikhand, who passed away on F...
June 30, 2013
The family was waiting to see him in garlands as a groom but he came back home in a coffin draped in tri-colour. Men and women, old and young, wearing black badges and black shirts poure...
May 26, 2013
Serbia held a funeral on Sunday for Yugoslavia’s last king, Peter II Karadjordjevic, who fled the country at the start of World War II and died in the U.S. in 1970. The former king’s remains...
April 17, 2013
Setting aside political differences, hundreds of people on Wednesday turned up to bid farewell to Margaret Thatcher as Britain’s first woman prime minister, who died last week aged 87, was laid to...
March 8, 2013
The stage is set for President Hugo Chávez’s last appearance on the world stage, with leaders from five continents in Venezuela’s anxious capital for a funeral on Friday to remember a man who capt...
January 1, 2013
A 46-year old Indian immigrant, who was killed after being pushed by a woman onto the subway train tracks, was cremated in New York in the presence of his friends and business partners.Suna...