Burial

  • Urdu poet Manzar Bhopali's mother passes away 27-03-2014 12:07 PM

    Tahira Nikhat, mother of noted Urdu poet Manzar Bhopali, passed away at a local hospital after a long illness, sources said. She was 80. Nikhat, who died last evening, is survived by a daughter and two sons - Manzar Bhopali and retired television producer Sajid Rizvi. She was the principal...
  • Typhoon struck Philippine begins mass burial 14-11-2013 05:02 PM

    A city devastated by last week's typhoon buried some of its dead in a mass grave in a hillside cemetery on Thursday, a somber reminder of the tragedy that has left the Philippines with the monumental task of providing for some 11.5 million affected people. Aid was beginning to reach...
  • Mandela's grandson removed from tribal position 08-07-2013 07:01 AM

    Johannesburg: Former South African president Nelson Mandela's grandson was removed from his tribal position on Sunday over an ongoing family feud over gravesites, Xinhua reported. The development occurred as the anti-apartheid leader Mandela remains in a critical but stable condition, spending his fourth week in a Pretoria hospital due to...
  • Sheila Dikshit meets Shinde over Karbala violence 04-06-2013 05:27 AM

    New Delhi: Delhi Chief Minister Sheila Dikshit met Home Minister Sushilkumar Shinde over the possibility of withdrawing the FIR against those booked for allegedly resorting to a violent protest at in January 2012. "We met Shinde over the Karbala issue today (Monday). The FIR (First Information Report) filed against people...
  • Boston bombing suspect buried in Virginia cemetery 11-05-2013 07:35 AM

    Doswell: Boston Marathon bombing suspect Tamerlan Tsarnaev has been buried in a cemetery in central Virginia, infuriating some members of the area's Islamic community who say they weren't consulted and flooring at least one neighbor who said she didn't even know she lived near a burial ground. The secret interment...
  • US: Bombing suspect's family struggles to find burial site 07-05-2013 06:38 AM

    Boston: The body of suspected Boston Marathon bomber Tamerlan Tsarnaev remained in limbo on Monday as his family searched for a cemetery that would accept the remains. Several Massachusetts cemeteries have refused to bury Tsarnaev, and protesters have staked out the Worcester funeral home holding the body. Despite a plea...
  • US: Uncle arranging Boston bomb suspect's burial rites 06-05-2013 01:32 AM

    Worcester: The uncle of a Boston Marathon bombing suspect killed in a gun battle with police arrived at a funeral home on Sunday to prepare his body for burial. Ruslan Tsarni of Montgomery Village, Md, and three other men met with Worcester funeral home director Peter Stefan. The men who...
  • UK: King Richard III's skeleton to be re-interred in cathedral 05-02-2013 07:35 PM

    DNA tests confirmed that the skeleton found under a parking lot in Leicester was Britain's King Richard the Third. ...
  • Tiger's burial at Pataudi village on Friday 22-09-2011 10:47 PM

    Chandigarh: The burial of former India captain Mansoor Ali Khan Pataudi, who died in a Delhi hospital on Thursday, will take place at Pataudi village in Gurgaon district on Friday afternoon. "The burial will take place at 2.15 pm. I will be representing Chief Minister Bhupinder Singh Hooda at the...
  • Son says Laden sea burial demeans family: report 10-05-2011 11:29 PM

    London: A statement purporting to come from a son of Osama bin Laden denounced the al Qaeda leader's killing as "criminal" and said his burial at sea had humiliated the family, an online monitoring service said. The statement, attributed to Omar bin Laden, bin Laden's fourth eldest son, said the...
  • Obama defends Osama's sea burial as respectful 06-05-2011 08:56 AM

    Washington: President Barack Obama said US forces were respectful of the body of Osama bin Laden when they buried his remains at sea, despite criticism from some Muslim clerics that it violated Islamic practice. "We took more care on this than, obviously, bin Laden took when he killed 3,000 people....
  • Concerns raised over shooting of unarmed Osama 04-05-2011 01:27 PM

    Berlin: The killing of Osama bin Laden when he was unarmed has raised concerns the United States may have gone too far in acting as policeman, judge and executioner of the world's most wanted man. But for several Muslim leaders, the more unsettling issue is whether the al Qaeda leader's...
  • Tearful farewell to Sathya Sai Baba 27-04-2011 07:06 AM

    New Delhi: Sathya Sai Baba was laid to rest amid vedic chants at the Sai Kulwant hall in Puttaparthi with full state honours on Wednesday. His nephew RJ Ratnakar performed the last rites three days after Sathya Sai Baba died. The Samadhi of Sathya Sai Baba is at the same...
  • Russia wants to bury Lenin? 23-01-2011 10:49 AM

    Moscow: The ruling United Russia party has launched a website announcing an online poll on the burial of Russian revolutionary leader Vladimir Lenin. The poll of the goodbyelenin.ru website launched Saturday has only one question: "Do you back the idea of burying the body of Vladimir Lenin?" The question requires...
  • MJ finally buried in a private ceremony 04-09-2009 05:23 PM

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  • Watch: Controversies surrounding Michael Jackson 04-09-2009 03:01 AM

    The King of Pop will be finally laid to rest in Los Angeles. ...
  • Michael Jackson finally laid to rest 10-08-2009 09:23 PM

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  • Two weeks on, MJ's burial still not decided 13-07-2009 02:51 AM

    MJ's his family is still trying to decide where to lay him to rest. ...
  • Watch: Place where Jackson might be laid to rest 11-07-2009 03:40 PM

    The pop singer wanted to be buried at Neverland but nothing is still clear. ...