An expert committee on Tuesday examined the scientific chimney at Swargadwar (crematorium) in Puri and asked the civic body to operationalize it soon.

China urged its citizens to find greener ways to honour their dead, on Sunday calling for a “low carbon” tomb-sweeping festival free from the vulgarity of past years, which have seen the burning of

BEIJING: Cremation of the deceased instead of traditional practice of burials is gaining increasing acceptance in China with nearly 50 per cent of the dead being cremated last year to promote envir

Seeing its positive impact on the environment, Lucknow Municipal Corporation has decided to make services at the electric crematoriums free for everyone from this year onwards.

Uttar Pradesh Government has issued directions to authorities to stop the practice of dumping dead bodies directly into rivers, after 81 bodies were recovered from Ganga in Unnao district of the st

The Bombay Hindu Burning & Burial Grounds Committee has decided to embrace an eco-friendly cremation furnace.

To get rid of pollution on the banks of the Ganga, a parliamentary committee has observed that the water resources ministry and state governments should popularise the practice of electric cremator

The water resources, river development and Ganga rejuvenation minister, Uma Bharti, suggested on Tuesday that "electric" crematoriums should not be used on river banks and instead bodies should be

Residents living in some parts of north Kolkata on Sunday were shocked to see that dust particles from Kashi Mitra crematoria were flying in the entire area.

The National Green Tribunal (NGT), on Tuesday, expressed its displeasure at officials of the Odisha government for their failure in clearly stating what steps have been taken to curb pollution in t