India  /  Published 08.06.22

Fans' ode to slain singer

From wearing t-shirts with pictures of Sidhu Moosewala printed on them with the message 'legends never die' to several children dressing like him, scores of people from many places in Punjab, ...
By Our Bureau, PTI

India  /  Published 31.05.22

Sidhu Moosewala laid to rest

A sea of mourners bid a tearful farewell to popular Punjabi singer Sidhu Moosewala, who was cremated at his native village in Mansa district on Tuesday afternoon. The body of the 28-year-old singer-p...
By Our Bureau, PTI

Cricket  /  Published 06.03.22

Scott Morrison offers state funeral for King

Australians laid tributes of flowers and beer bottles at a statue of Shane Warne in Melbourne on Saturday, after the country woke to the shocking news the cricket great had died from a suspected heart...
By Agencies in Melbourne/Koh Samui

Entertainment  /  Published 17.02.22

'Disco King' Bappi Lahiri cremated

Singer-composer Bappi Lahiri, who enthralled Hindi cinema lovers with his disco-infused tunes in the 80s and 90s, was cremated here in the presence of family, friends and industry colleagues on Thursd...
By Our Bureau, PTI in Mumbai

Entertainment  /  Published 17.02.22

Bappi Lahiri's final journey begins

Legendary music composer-singer Bappi Lahiri is no more. His funeral procession left from his house with his near and dear ones and is about to reach the crematorium. While the procession was moving t...
By Our Bureau, Agencies in Mumbai


India  /  Published 10.12.21

Rawat cremated with honours

The mortal remains were kept at their official residence here before cremation, to allow people to pay respects. Earlier in the day, right outside his official residence at 3, Kamraj Marg, several pe...
By Our Bureau, PTI in New Delhi

India  /  Published 10.12.21

Rawat: Funeral procession begins

The final journey of Chief of Defence Staff General Bipin Rawat and his wife Madhulika Rawat began from his official residence here to a cremation ground where they will be laid to rest. General Rawa...
By Our Bureau in New Delhi

Books  /  Published 18.07.21

Putting fun into funerals

Riva Razdan is a New York University graduate and currently working as a screenwriter and author based in Mumbai. Her debut novel Arzu was published by Hachette India in 2021 This is the first episod...
By Riva Razdan

Calcutta  /  Published 11.06.21

Photo studios see rush for portraits

Business is down in all sectors but in a cruel turn of events, photo studios are inundated with calls. With so many deaths in the Covid second wave, there are that many families requiring framed photo...
By Brinda Sarkar in Salt Lake

Opinion  /  Published 18.05.21

In the shadow of the grim reaper

A year was not enough to ease a nation into preparedness. Masks were lowered, campaigns rallied, and hands shaken. All the while a second wave of Covid-19 threatened to take the mammoth shape of a tsu...
By Dibyangee Saha


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