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Tag: Funeral

Commissionerate Police
Web Portal For Marriage, Funeral E-Pass; Doorstep COVID Test For Pregnant Woman

In order to facilitate licensing of marriage and funeral functions during lockdown, the Twin City Commissionerate Police on Monday launched a web based solution in association with a private farm.

COVID Lockdown: Dial 100 For Marriage, Funeral Permissions In Bhubaneswar

Bhubaneswar: Keeping in view of a rapid surge in COVID infections in the State Capital city of Odisha, and the subsequent enforcement of 14-day lockdown from today, the Deputy Commissioner…

COVID-19 Second Wave: CMC Issues Fresh Guidelines For Marriage Functions & Funerals

Cuttack: The Cuttack Municipal Corporation (CMC) has issued fresh guidelines limiting the attendance of people in marriages and funerals amid fears of a second wave of COVID-19 spread during the ensuing winter season. As per the latest guidelines, only 100 people will be allowed for any kind of marriage-related functions in the city. However, there […]


New Delhi: Former Prime Minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee’s mortal remains were consigned to flames with full state honours today at Smriti Sthal in New Delhi. The 93-year-old BJP stalwart breathed his last at All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) yesterday in the national capital after struggling with health ailments for nine weeks. Several foreign […]

Hundreds attend slain journalist Shujaat Bhukhari's funeral

Srinagar: Hundreds of mourners attended the funeral of senior journalist and Editor-in-Chief of English daily “Rising Kashmir” Shujat Bhukhari in his ancestral hometown of Kheeri in Baramulla district. Former Chief Minister Omar Abdullah, state Public Works Minister Naeem Akhtar, senior Congress leader Saifuddin Soz, local journalists and other members from all sections of the society […]

Sridevi's body brought to Mumbai, funeral on Wednesday

Mumbai: Veteran actress Sridevi’s mortal remains arrived in Mumbai on Tuesday night, around 72 hours after her sudden and shocking demise in Dubai. Her funeral is scheduled for Wednesday afternoon. Her body was taken to her residence in Green Acres, Lokhandwala, from the Chhatrapati Shivaji International Airport in a convoy. Tight security arrangements were in […]

''Pakistan''s Mother Teresa'' accorded state funeral

Karachi: Ruth Katherina Martha Pfau, a German physician and nun who dedicated her life to eradicating leprosy in Pakistan and known as “Pakistan’s Mother Teresa” was today accorded a full state funeral, a first for a Christian woman in the Muslim-majority country. Pfau, 87, died on August 10 after spending 57 years to working to […]

Leprosy affected denied dignity; daughter, son carry body for funeral

Boudh: All government efforts to sensitise the rural mass on leprosy and social taboos surrounding it seem pointless with incidents like that of Boudh man denied decent funeral, pouring in from many parts of the state. In yet another inhuman act, villagers of Basudebpalli village under Manamunda Panchayat of the district, on Wednesday, refused to […]

Rabi Ray Funeral
Rabi Ray's funeral conducted with full state honours

Bhubaneswar: The mortal remains of noted socialist leader and former Lok Sabha Speaker Rabi Ray was today consigned to flames at his native village in Khurda district with full state honours. Ray’s nephew lit the funeral pyre at Bhanragarh village in the presence of hundreds of people including Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik, his Bihar counterpart […]