Places  /  Published 27.07.22

There's more to this church-like building in Park Circus than meets the eye

Given its prime real-estate location, the crematorium is surrounded by buildings that have come up within inches of the complex. Perhaps renewing the operations of this colonial building is out of que...
By Rangan Datta

West Bengal  /  Published 14.04.22

Girl’s body forcibly taken away: Father

A sleepy hamlet around 20km from Hanskhali in Nadia district woke up to an obnoxious burning smell on Tuesday last week and some of the villagers stepped out to find smoke billowing from the unauthori...
By Subhasish Chaudhuri in Hanskhali

News  /  Published 17.02.22

Singer Sandhya Mukherjee cremated with full state honours

Officials of Bally Municipality on Wednesday decided to collect samples of drinking water from parts of Liluah in Howrah where several persons have complained of diarrhoea since Tuesday. A few people...
By The Telegraph in Kolkata

News  /  Published 16.02.22

Sandhya Mukherjee cremated with full state honours

Singer Sandhya Mukherjee, who died on Tuesday evening, was cremated with full state honours at the Keoratala crematorium on Wednesday evening. Mukherjee, whose voice enchanted generations, suffe...
By My Kolkata Web Desk

West Bengal  /  Published 06.11.21

Subrata Mukherjee cremated with full state honours

A gun salute being accorded to Trinamul veteran and minister Subrata Mukherjee at Keoratala crematorium on Friday in the presence of the party’s national general secretary Abhishek Banerjee, and...
By Meghdeep Bhattacharyya, Snehamoy Chakraborty in Calcutta


India  /  Published 26.09.21

Unclaimed ashes immersed in Narmada

A crematorium in Bhopal on Sunday immersed the ashes of 57 coronavirus victims in the Narmada river as the family members of these deceased failed to collect their cremated remains for months, its off...
By Our Bureau, PTI in Bhopal

Jharkhand  /  Published 25.08.21

STATE DIGEST: Electric crematorium in Jharia

Hazaribagh: A nine-year-old girl who went to a computer shop with her mother to apply for Aadhar card was raped by the owner Rohit Kumar. The incident took place in a village under Markachcho police s...
By Our Bureau

Calcutta  /  Published 10.08.21

Crematorium: The sweep of Covid tragedy

The CMC has about 100 doms working at its eight crematoriums. The bigger crematoriums like the ones in Kalighat and Nimtala employ about 30 doms each. The smaller ones, like the Garia facility, have e...
By Subhajoy Roy in Calcutta

Calcutta  /  Published 25.06.21

Hidco mulls crematory at Rajarhat burning ghat

The Housing and Infrastructure Development Corporation (Hidco) has set its sights on the Hazratala burning ghat in Rajarhat to build an electric crematorium. An expression of interest was invited on ...
By Sudeshna Banerjee in Salt Lake

Jharkhand  /  Published 09.06.21

Crematorium turns eco-friendly

An incinerator became operational from Wednesday at the premises of Subernarekha burning ghaat in Bhuiyadhih.  A first of its kind in the state, the incinerator has been installed for disposing ...
By Kumud Jenamani in Jamshedpur


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