KATHMANDU, Sept 13: The mortal remains of CPN-UML Vice Chairman and Constituent Assembly Chairman Subash Chandra Nembang have been taken to his residence in Baluwatar after his two sons who came from abroad paid their last respects in Chyasal.

KATHMANDU, Sept 12: The government has decided to give national honor to the Chairman of the Constituent Assembly, Subas Chandra Nembang. The government has also decided to announce a public holiday on the day of his funeral.

TAPLEJUNG May 19: A man who had gone to his grandfather's farm in Taplejung’s Mikwakhola Municipality-1 Khokling, Kerabari, has been missing for three days since being swept away by a river.

KALIKOT, Oct 10: At least 15 people, who went to attend a funeral of a local youth in Tilagufa Municipality-4 Ranchuli village in Kalikot district, have gone out of contact since two days ago.

The last rites of veteran actor Shiv Subrahmanyam will be conducted at Mokshdham Hindu Shamshanbhoomi, Andheri, Mumbai on Monday morning.

Several families of the 10 people who died from injuries in a massive crowd surge at the Astroworld festival have turned down an offer by headliner Travis Scott to pay for their loved ones’ funeral costs.

Prince William and Prince Harry won’t walk side-by-side Saturday as they follow their grandfather’s coffin into the church ahead of Prince Philip’s funeral, minimizing the chances of any awkward moments between the brothers who are grappling with strained relations since Harry’s decision to step away from royal duties last year.

MYANMAR, March 29: Myanmar security forces opened fire at a funeral on Sunday, witnesses said, as people across the country gathered to mourn 114 people killed the previous day in the worst crackdown on protests since last month’s military coup.

HOUSTON, June 10: George Floyd, a black man whose death under the knee of a white police officer roused worldwide protests against racial injustice, was memorialized at his funeral on Tuesday as “an ordinary brother” transformed by fate into the “cornerstone of a movement.”

CAIRO, Feb 26: Egypt held a military funeral in Cairo on Wednesday to bury its former president Hosni Mubarak, who ruled for 30 years until he was ousted in a 2011 popular uprising against corruption.

Dwayne 'The Rock' Johnson recently shared the emotional eulogy he delivered at his father's funeral service.

BAGHDAD/WASHINGTON, Jan 7: The United States has no plans to pull its troops out of Iraq, Defense Secretary Mark Esper said on Monday, following reports by Reuters and other media of an American military letter informing Iraqi officials about re-positioning troops in preparation for leaving the country.

DUBAI/WASHINGTON, Jan 6: Tens of thousands of Iranians thronged the streets of Tehran on Monday for the funeral of Quds Force commander Qassem Soleimani who was killed in a U.S. air strike last week and his daughter said his death would bring a “dark day” for the United States.

LAFAYETTE, LA, JAN 2: A Louisiana mom and son who were devoted fans of Louisiana State University and were on their way to see the school’s football team in the Peach Bowl when they died in a plane crash, will be laid to rest Thursday.

George Klein, the deep-voiced radio personality who became friends with Elvis Presley in high school and stayed close to the King of Rock ‘n’ Roll throughout his career, has died. He was 83.

KANCHANPUR, Nov 4: Two men were killed and four others injured when a tractor (Se 1 Ta 5422) carrying mourners met with an accident along Bhimdattanagar-Daiji section along the East- West Highway today. The deceased and injured were returning home after attending a funeral at the Mahakali River.

DETROIT, Aug 31: Organizers of Aretha Franklin’s funeral insist it will be a service, not a show. Yet the Queen of Soul’s final send-off on Friday certainly will encompass many elements, emotions and grand entrances that were hallmarks of her more than six decades on sacred and secular stages.

DETROIT, Aug 30: Aretha Franklin’s body has been transported from a Detroit museum that hosted two days of public viewings of the Queen of Soul, the next step in a journey leading up to her funeral on Friday.

ITALY, Aug 18: Italian President Sergio Mattarella is due to preside over a state funeral for 18 of the victims of Tuesday's bridge collapse in Genoa.

NEW YORK, Aug 18: Aretha Franklin’s funeral will be held Aug. 31 in her hometown of Detroit.

KANSAS CITY, June 22: Hundreds of mourners braved drizzling rain to attend the funeral for fashion designer Kate Spade on Thursday, many of them carrying her iconic purses as they flocked to a church in her hometown of Kansas City, Missouri.

LONDON, March 31: Crowds have lined the streets of Cambridge for the funeral of Professor Stephen Hawking at a church near the university college that was his academic home for more than 50 years.

TANAHUN, Nov  24:  To put an end to the patriarchal thinking, women of Tanahun have taken the dead body to the  Damauli Ghat for the cremation on Friday.

KATHMANDU, Nov 19:  Prakash Dahal, who died on Sunday morning, has been cremated at Pashupati Aaryaghat. His father Pushpa Kamal Dahal lit funeral pyre on his body.

RUKUM, July 29: As per the Hindu tradition, only a male can perform the last rites of the deceased family members. This deep-rooted tradition is prevalent arguably among almost all the societies of the country, which consider sons as the rightful heir to light the funeral pyre after the death of the parents. Breaking this traditional stereotype, a girl in Rukum has cremated her mother.

ILAM, June 19: Thousands of locals in Darjeeling on Sunday took out huge processions to observe “Black Day” to protest against the killing of three Gorkha Janamukti Morcha (GJM) activists in army action.

KABUL, June 3: A series of blasts in Kabul on Saturday killed at least 19 people at a funeral for one of the victims of clashes between police and protesters a day before.

GENEVA, May 5: The family of famed Swiss climber Ueli Steck has held a funeral ceremony in Nepal following his death in a still-unexplained mountaineering accident near Mount Everest.

LONDON, March 30: Born in London in 1963 as Georgios Kyriacos Panayiatou, son of a Greek Cypriot immigrant father and English mother, Michael became one of the best-selling British recording artists of all time. He sold over 115 million records worldwide by the time of his death.

Thousands attend Gautam's funeral

March 13, 2017 08:50 am

KANCHANPUR, March 13: Govinda Gautam who was killed by the Indian Sashastra Seema Bal (SSB) in the Kanchanpur incident was cremated with state honors on the banks of the Doda River on Sunday.

DHANGADHI, March 12: The funeral procession for Govinda Gautam, who died in the firing of the Indian  Seema Suraksha  Ball (SSB), has begun from Dhangadhi.

SAPTARI, March 11: The funeral procession of the five persons who died as the result of the Saptari incident on Monday began from Rajbiraj today. Thousands of commoners have partaken in the funeral procession.

Wife lights husband's funeral pyre

October 7, 2016 13:00 pm

MAHOTTARI, Oct 7: In an unprecedented event of its kind, a Maithali woman in Dhanusha has lit the funeral pyre of her husband by discarding an age-old Hindu tradition and establishing a new precedent in a patriarchal society.

World leaders gather for Peres funeral

September 30, 2016 11:20 am

JERUSALEM, Sept 30: Israelis, along with dignitaries from around the world, were gathering in Jerusalem Friday for the funeral of the country's former President Shimon Peres.