December 15, 2012
The funeral of nurse Jacintha Saldanha will be on held on Monday at 4 p.m. in the cemetery of Our Lady of Health Church at Shirva in Udupi, said William Menezes, spokesperson for the Bishop of Man...
December 14, 2012
The Jet Airways flight carrying the body is scheduled to reach Mumbai early on Saturday. It would then be flown to Mangalore on Sunday for funeral.
November 25, 2012
Steady stream of mourners choke his native Poolavari village »
November 9, 2012
C. Sneharaj, a former Kerala Cricket Association vice-president, passed away at Alappuzha on Friday. He was 59.
Sneharaj, from Thrissur, was actively involved in cricket and swimming admi...
October 22, 2012
The Yash Raj Films (YRF) studio in suburban Mumbai was teeming with the who’s who of the Hindi film industry on Monday. Superstars, film personalities, starlets and fans streamed in and out the wh...
September 16, 2012
The former Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS) chief, K.S. Sudarshan, who died in Raipur following heart attack on Saturday, was cremated at the Gangabai Ghat Smashan Bhoomi here on Sunday with arou...
August 15, 2012
A sea of humanity descended upon the village of Babhalgaon in Maharashtra’s Latur district on Wednesday and bid a tearful adieu to Union Minister and former Maharashtra Chief Minister Vilasrao Des...
May 25, 2012
Former Meghalaya Chief Minister F A Khonglam, known for his unique political manoeuvres that made him the first Independent MLA in the country to occupy the top post, was laid to rest at the buria...
March 24, 2012
The mortal remains of Goa tourism minister Matanhy Saldanha were laid to rest at his native village Cansaulim on Saturday.
Mr. Saldanha (64) passed away on Wednesday after suffering a mas...
March 18, 2012
The Mokshda cremation system, installed recently in Delhi, provides an eco-friendly option to citizens »
December 15, 2012
The death of Jacintha Saldanha — who committed suicide following a hoax call by two radio jockeys impersonating as Queen Elizabeth II and Prince Charles, seeking information on Kate Williams — is...
December 1, 2012
The former Prime Minister, I.K. Gujral, was cremated here on Saturday with full state honours, with the country’s top leadership, including President Pranab Mukherjee and Prime Minister Manmohan S...
November 18, 2012
As wave after wave of Shiv Sainiks from all over Maharashtra converged upon Shivaji Park on Sunday morning to attend the funeral of their founder, Sena chief Bal Thackeray, a majority had a singul...
October 25, 2012
“We have decided on cremation,” says litterateur’s son
October 18, 2012
Eight British World War II airmen have been buried with military honours in Malaysia, nearly 70 years after their plane crashed while on a mission in south-east Asia.The eight were crew mem...
September 2, 2012
The sky darkened and the rain pelted down as the last strains of the national anthem faded and Ethiopians bade a final farewell to Prime Minister Meles Zenawi, their leader of 21 years, who died o...
July 19, 2012
Politicians across party lines, activists, and hundreds of supporters paid their last respects to veteran socialist, Mrinal Gore, in Mumbai on Wednesday.Ms. Gore, who passed away on Tuesday...
April 5, 2012
Even unclaimed and decomposing bodies deserve a dignified send-off, say members of the Thozhar Trust, who have performed more than 1,500 funerals. »
March 23, 2012
The revolutionary that always raged within C.K. Chandrappan would have let out not more than a wry smile at the overwhelming response the procession bearing his mortal remains evoked alongside the...
March 1, 2012
The mortal remains of NSS leader P K Naryana Panicker who died at his residence after protracted illness, was consigned to flames at his house compound at Vazhappally with State honours, in the pr...