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Mar 01, 2018
Jayendra Saraswathi funeral; updates: Sadananda Gowda, Pon Radhakrishnan represent Centre at last ritesJayendra Saraswathi, who broad based the activities of the Sankara Mutt with inclusive activities, died in Kanchipuram on Wednesday in a private hospital. He was 82.
Jan 05, 2018
Senior NCP leader Vasant Davkhare dies at 67; Maharashtra CM Devendra Fadnavis offers condolencesSenior NCP leader and former deputy Chairman of the Maharashtra Legislative Council Vasant Davkhare died in Mumbai on Thursday after a prolonged illness. He was 67
Oct 25, 2017
'Girija Devi's demise an irreparable loss to Banaras Gharana': India mourns the loss of Thumri QueenThe demise of noted vocalist Girija Devi has created a deep void in Indian classical music, her associates and admirers said on Wednesday
Sep 18, 2017
IAF Marshal Arjan Singh cremated with full state honours: Gun salute, fly past held to bid adieu to war veteranThe mortal remains of Arjan Singh were taken to Brar Square in New Delhi in a gun carriage for the last rites ceremony.
Jul 29, 2017
A passage to heaven: Varanasi's Manikarnika Ghat is a place for last rites, and deliveranceA pyre burns 24 hours a day, 365 days a year at Manikarnika Ghat. Across Varanasi, nearly 200 bodies are burned every day.
May 27, 2017
Punjab police to present guard of honour to KPS Gill at his funeral in DelhiThe Punjab police will present the guard of honour to former DGP KPS Gill during his last rites in Delhi on Sunday.
Sep 05, 2016
Flood-hit Varanasi doms get a few dead to cremateBut despite the odds, this holy city of Varanasi continues to live.
Feb 12, 2016
Nation pays tribute to Siachen braveheart Lance Naik Koppad; last rites todayThe last rites of Lance Naik Hanamanthappa Koppad, who passed away on Thursday are being held at his native village in Dharwad district on Friday with full state honours. Koppad battled for life since his miraculous survival in Siachen.
Jul 30, 2015
India bids farewell to 'People's President': APJ Abdul Kalam laid to rest with military honoursPresident APJ Abdul Kalam who was laid to rest on Thursday with full state honours in his home town Rameswaram.
May 18, 2015
After being deserted for years, two of Aruna Shanbaug's relatives turn up to conduct last ritesA controversy erupted over the funeral, with two relatives of Shanbaug staking claim to perform the last rites.