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Save Ambala’s war cemetery, MP KJ Alphons writes to Haryana CM

Says bid being made to take over burial ground. Ashok Khemka, principal secretary to the state government (archaeology and museums department), has said that the letter is yet to be examined
With missing grave angels and damaged monuments the Ambala Cemetery is virtually in ruins.(HT Photo)
With missing grave angels and damaged monuments the Ambala Cemetery is virtually in ruins.(HT Photo)
Updated on Nov 23, 2020 12:12 AM IST
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Hindustan Times, Ambala | ByBhavey Nagpal

Families can perform last rites of Covid-19 victims: Calcutta high court

The bodies shall be handed over to the families only if post mortem examination is not required, the judges said.
In case there is nobody to claim a body, it should be cremated or buried with dignity at the state expense, the order said.(REUTERS)
In case there is nobody to claim a body, it should be cremated or buried with dignity at the state expense, the order said.(REUTERS)
Updated on Sep 17, 2020 12:43 AM IST
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Hindustan Times, Kolkata | ByHT Correspondent

Fewer bodies at crematoriums as Covid death count drops in Delhi

In north Delhi’s Nigambodh Ghat, also one of the city’s largest crematoriums, there were only four cremations of people who died of Covid-19 on Wednesday.
According to Saturday’s government health bulletin data, the total number of deaths due to Covid-19 was 10 deaths in the past 24 hours.(REUTERS)
According to Saturday’s government health bulletin data, the total number of deaths due to Covid-19 was 10 deaths in the past 24 hours.(REUTERS)
Updated on Aug 16, 2020 07:05 AM IST
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Hindustan Times, New Delhi | ByPrawesh Lama, New Delhi

AIIMS sacks one, suspends another for swapping of dead bodies

An ambulance with four corpses – including that of Anjum B – left from the hospital on Tuesday afternoon. Three of the persons who had died were Hindu and were taken to a crematorium before the van left for the ITO burial ground.
An ambulance with four corpses – including that of Anjum B – left from the hospital on Tuesday afternoon.(Santosh Kumar /Hindustan Times)
An ambulance with four corpses – including that of Anjum B – left from the hospital on Tuesday afternoon.(Santosh Kumar /Hindustan Times)
Updated on Jul 09, 2020 08:33 AM IST
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Hindustan Times, New Delhi | ByAnonna Dutt, New Delhi

Muslims, Christians get graveyards in Mohali after two-decade wait

Greater Mohali Area Development Authority had earmarked around 5 acres for the burial ground, which was handed over later to the municipal corporation (MC) for further development.
Punjab cabinet minister Balbir Singh Sidhu inaugurating graveyards in Sector 73 on Tuesday.(HT Photo)
Punjab cabinet minister Balbir Singh Sidhu inaugurating graveyards in Sector 73 on Tuesday.(HT Photo)
Updated on Jul 07, 2020 08:22 PM IST
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ByHT Correspondent, Mohali

Delhi govt issues guidelines for handling bodies of Covid-19 casualties

Delhi has so far reported 36 Covid-19 positive cases and one death.
Guidelines for handling bodies of patients who died of the coronavirus disease have been issued.
Guidelines for handling bodies of patients who died of the coronavirus disease have been issued.
Updated on Mar 26, 2020 04:34 PM IST
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HIndustan Times, New Delhi | ByHT Correspondent

Centrum Park residents protest proposed burial ground near colony

According to the letter, the said burial ground was earlier located at least 1km towards Sector 109, but the land was acquired by the Haryana Shahari Vikas Pradhikaran (HSVP) for development of roads and other infrastructure.
This made the district development and panchayat office to choose the location in Sector 103 despite people’s opposition.(HT image)
This made the district development and panchayat office to choose the location in Sector 103 despite people’s opposition.(HT image)
Updated on Aug 20, 2019 02:35 AM IST
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Hindustan Times, Gurugram | ByDhananjay Jha

Woman, live-in partner held for murder of her 4-year-old son in Delhi

The couple are being interrogated to ascertain if they had severed the head and dumped it somewhere to destroy evidence and avoid arrest, the police said.
he police said the two confessed to the crime and disclosed that Ravikar wanted to marry Komal, but did not accept her son, Saksham.(Dheeraj Dhawan / Hindustan Times)
he police said the two confessed to the crime and disclosed that Ravikar wanted to marry Komal, but did not accept her son, Saksham.(Dheeraj Dhawan / Hindustan Times)
Updated on Jun 02, 2019 07:56 AM IST
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Hindustan Times, New Delhi | ByKarn Pratap Singh

Telangana’s Karimnagar town to offer ‘funeral for Re 1’ for poor families

Sardar Ravinder Singh, mayor of Karimnagar, has announced that the municipal corporation will bear all the expenses for the last rites of the dead irrespective of their caste or religion.
Sardar Ravinder Singh announced that the municipal corporation will bear all the expenses for the last rites of the dead irrespective of their caste or religion.(HT Photo)
Sardar Ravinder Singh announced that the municipal corporation will bear all the expenses for the last rites of the dead irrespective of their caste or religion.(HT Photo)
Updated on May 21, 2019 04:06 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, Hyderabad | BySrinivasa Rao Apparasu

Film review: Pet Sematary is a King-sized letdown, says Rashid Irani

This film squanders the spooky premise of Stephen King’s tale, relying instead on cheap scare tactics and a shrill soundtrack.
The characterisation is, without exception, one-dimensional; the performances, mediocre.
The characterisation is, without exception, one-dimensional; the performances, mediocre.
Published on Apr 12, 2019 03:56 PM IST
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Hindustan Times | ByRashid Irani

Communal clash leaves 9 injuredin Ahmedabad

A police team too came under attack when it went to arrest the culprits.
Police said the two groups attacked each other with sticks and pelted stones.(PTI File Photo/Representative image)
Police said the two groups attacked each other with sticks and pelted stones.(PTI File Photo/Representative image)
Published on Apr 01, 2019 06:39 AM IST
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Ahmedabad | ByPress Trust of India

Eleven arrested for burying man in church compound in Thane

Last week, the police had registered a criminal case against the members of the Our Lady of Mercy Church, after a 95-year-old man was buried in the church compound.
Parishioners said they had to bury the 95-year-old in the church compound owing to lack of burial space.(HT File)
Parishioners said they had to bury the 95-year-old in the church compound owing to lack of burial space.(HT File)
Published on Mar 27, 2019 03:49 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, Thane | ByYesha Kotak

Delhi’s Lingayat community in search of a burial ground in city

Currently, the SDMC has 37 Hindu cremation grounds and four Muslim burial sites, most of which are in Punjabi Bagh, Green Park, Dakshinpuri, Madanpur Khadar and Mongolpuri. Besides, there is one Christian cemetery in Dwarka.
A priest at a Lingayat Community Temple in Noida. The Lingayats do not cremate the dead. Instead, the departed are buried in deep pits in a sitting, meditative position.(Sunil Ghosh/HT Photo)
A priest at a Lingayat Community Temple in Noida. The Lingayats do not cremate the dead. Instead, the departed are buried in deep pits in a sitting, meditative position.(Sunil Ghosh/HT Photo)
Published on Mar 17, 2019 05:53 AM IST
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New Delhi | ByBaishali Adak

Bodies dug out at graveyard in Ranchi, 1 held for twin murders

On Monday, around 8am, the body of a 17-year-old girl — she had been missing since December 25 was dug out at an isolated spot in the burial ground
Members of the Anjuman Islamia visit the spot at the Muslim burial ground run by them where a body of a minor girl found and from the same burial ground a boys body also found few days back in Ranchi, India, on Monday, January 14, 2019.(Diwakar Prasad/ Hindustan Times)
Members of the Anjuman Islamia visit the spot at the Muslim burial ground run by them where a body of a minor girl found and from the same burial ground a boys body also found few days back in Ranchi, India, on Monday, January 14, 2019.(Diwakar Prasad/ Hindustan Times)
Published on Jan 15, 2019 09:22 AM IST
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Hindustan Times, Ranchi | ByManish Raj, Ranchi

Denied access to burial ground, SCs in Uttarakhand’s Pithoragarh threaten to change religion

The families have alleged that members of the so-called upper castes are objecting to providing a route, and the ground.
Nearly 150 Scheduled Caste (SC) members of Huneti village in Pithoragarh district of Uttarakhand have threatened to change their religion if they are not provided with burial rights at a 0.96 hectare traditional land.(Represenative Image/File Photo)
Nearly 150 Scheduled Caste (SC) members of Huneti village in Pithoragarh district of Uttarakhand have threatened to change their religion if they are not provided with burial rights at a 0.96 hectare traditional land.(Represenative Image/File Photo)
Updated on Oct 07, 2018 02:03 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, Dehradun | ByNihi Sharma

Odisha: Lakhs of baby turtles buried alive as squall hits Gahirmatha

The large-scale death of hatchlings has been a setback for the turtle conservation programme as one out of a thousand survives the life cycle to grow into an adult turtle
A newly-hatched baby Olive Ridley turtles makes its way to the sea as an adult turtle looks on in Ganjam district in Odisha state on April 19, 2018.(AFP Photo)
A newly-hatched baby Olive Ridley turtles makes its way to the sea as an adult turtle looks on in Ganjam district in Odisha state on April 19, 2018.(AFP Photo)
Published on May 01, 2018 01:58 PM IST
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Press Trust of India, Kendrapara | ByPress Trust of India, Kendrapara

Malda villagers offer lesson in harmony as Bengal simmers in Ram Navami violence

Hindus and Muslims carried the body of Arfun Bewa to the burial ground about a km away. Members of both communities offered soil to the deceased following custom.
Hindu and Muslim villagers performing last rites of Arfun Bewa at Uttarpara village in Malda on Tuesday.(HT Photo)
Hindu and Muslim villagers performing last rites of Arfun Bewa at Uttarpara village in Malda on Tuesday.(HT Photo)
Updated on Mar 28, 2018 08:24 PM IST
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Hindustan Times | BySreyasi Pal, Berhampore
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