KATHMANDU, Sept 14: The last rites of Constituent Assembly Chairperson and CPN-UML Vice-Chairperson Subas Nembang were performed at Pashupati Aryaghat on Thursday with state honors. Nembang's sons — Mingso Nembamng and Suhang Nembang - lit their father's funeral pyre.

BHAKTAPUR, June 24: The final rites of Shova Pradhan, wife of Chairman of Nepal Workers’ and Peasants Party (NWPP) Narayan Man Bijukchhe, have been performed on Friday.

KATHMANDU, Sept 23: The last rites of legendary climber Ang Rita Sherpa, who passed away on Monday at the age of 84, were performed in Kathmandu on Wednesday.

CHITWAN, May 10: Defying the age-old Hindu tradition which allows only sons to cremate their parents, a daughter in Baharatpur Metropolitan City has lit the funeral pyre of her father.

DHADING, May 7: Going against the Hindu tradition, which bars females from performing the final rites of their parents, two daughters in Dhading have lit the funeral pyre of their mother.