NAGPUR: Nagpur Municipal Corporation is offering eco-friendly options for cremation of bodies at four crematoriums in the city.

The Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) has decided to upgrade cemeteries across the city.

“Cow dung cakes are more environment-friendly. Secondly, there is a religious angle. Some people consider it holy to cremate in cow dung cakes. We have given them an option.

VARANASI: Varanasi is set to become the first city in UP to use cow dung cakes for cremation despite opposition from a section of wood-sellers.

LPG-fired facility in Tirupati also has halls for last rites, memorial meetings

RISHIKESH: In a first of its kind initiative, 'green' crematoriums are planned to be built in villages along the Ganga (which have been branded as Ganga grams under the Namami Gange project).

AGRA: Following the Supreme Court's direction to reduce pollution near Taj Mahal, the Agra authorities have finalized a plan to promote electric crematorium, besides installing a 'green' system to

Bhubaneswar: The electric chimney installed at Swargadwar in Puri has become defunct, increasing pollution at the sought-after crematorium.

Jaipur: Taking cognizance of environment degradation and depleting green cover, it's been almost one year that Rajasthan High Court suggested Jaipur Municipal Corporation (JMC) to set up an electri

Giving a major fillip to its Ganga rejuvenation efforts, the National Ganga River Basin Authority (NGRBA) - a central body to implement the government's Namami Gange scheme - has approved projects

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