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India bids teary farewell to CDS Rawat

Gen Rawat's two daughters, Kritika and Tarini, performed the final rites and lit the pyre amidst a 17-gun salute by the Armed forces

10 Dec 2021 6:53 PM

Daughters of CDS Gen Bipin Rawat pay last respects to their parents

The grandchild of CDS Gen Bipin Rawat and Madhulike Rawat also paid final respect to grandparents

10 Dec 2021 2:07 PM

Hyderabad: Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella performs last rites of father

Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella on Sunday performed the last rites of his father and former bureaucrat B N Yugandhar, who died here.

15 Sep 2019 6:12 PM

Arun Jaitley cremated with full state honours

Hundreds of leaders from across political spectrum visited his south Delhi home last evening to pay their last respects.

25 Aug 2019 8:52 AM

Bhutanese king lights thousand lamps in memory of Sushma Swaraj

Former Bhutan prime minister Tshering Tobga attended the last rites of Swaraj in New Delhi on Wednesday.

10 Aug 2019 3:29 PM


UP Muslim family conducts post death ceremony of Hindu man

Police said as he had no immediate family, the body was handed over to Khan, his employer who held his last rites.

27 Jun 2019 5:59 PM

95-year-old wakes up during his own funeral in Rajasthan, family shocked

Ram reportedly sat up and told his grieving relatives he had pain in his chest so he decided to take a nap.

10 Nov 2018 2:05 PM

Vajpayee's daughter immerses ashes in Ganga at Haridwar

Vajpayee's ashes were immersed in Ganga at Har-ki-Pauri by his daughter. BJP chief Amit Shah, Rajnath Singh and other leaders were present.

19 Aug 2018 12:56 PM

Religion row stalls woman’s last rites

Body lies with Assam police as clerics refuse burial space.

04 Jul 2017 1:47 AM

Family, Bollywood shun director even in death

As Nanda’s family expressed disinterest despite being informed of his demise, the ashram performed the last rites instead.

23 May 2017 2:49 AM


CBI court allows Indrani Mukerjea to perform father's last rites in Mumbai

Indrani will be escorted by police, the special CBI court directed, adding that she should restrain from talking to media during the visit.

22 Dec 2016 3:33 PM

Tamil Nadu's beloved Jayalalithaa buried next to mentor MGR

Jayalalithaa’s close aide Sasikala Natarajan performed the last rites of former chief minister of Tamil Nadu.

06 Dec 2016 4:52 PM