Culture  /  Published 07.02.21

So, see you on the other side, eh?

A cemetery is not a cheery place to be in, more so in these despairing times. But that is exactly where I landed up on a cold and windy December morning, a friend in tow. The friend was excited; as a...
By Swachchhasila Basu in

West Bengal  /  Published 09.06.19

William Carey cemetery passage cleared of goods

By Subhankar Chowdhury in Serampore(Hooghly)

Calcutta  /  Published 25.05.20

Cemetery spared storm wrath

Bijay Singh frantically called the gardeners of South Park Street Cemetery on May 20 as Cyclone Amphan raged across Calcutta.Singh, who has been working as the cemetery’s caretaker for over 20 years...
By Arkamoy Datta Majumdar in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 18.01.20

Calcutta gets new mortuary

Calcutta will have a new mortuary from Sunday on the premises of the Bhowanipore Cemetery. The initiative by the Calcutta diocese of the Church of North India will address the need for a mortuary in a...
By Jhinuk Mazumdar in Calcutta

North East  /  Published 23.02.20

Aizawl gets first high-rise cemetery

The Chaltlang neighbourhood here got a multi-storey concrete cemetery on Saturday, the first of its kind in Mizoram, to cope with the rising graveyard crisis.The five-storeyed cemetery, which houses a...
By Henry L. Khojol in Aizawl


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