New 'green' Pyre to Cool Planet While Burning India's Dead
The average Indian may go through an entire life without contributing a huge amount to the world's production of greenhouse gases, but in death his carbon footprint jumps . Alarmed by the fuel-intensive nature of the funeral rites of Hindus who practice open-air cremation using firewood, an environ...
BJP Seeks Tougher Laws Against Pre-Natal Sex Tests
...st the practice, remarked.
In her address, party leader Sushma Swaraj spoke critically about the tradition that allows a son to light the funeral pyre
of his dead father.
"I have made a departure from it and given this right to my daughter," Swaraj said.
Also, she spoke at length about tric...
Sati Raises its Ugly Head in Madhya Pradesh
...as sentenced the sons and brothers of a 62-year old woman with life imprisonment, after they forced her to burn// with her dead husband on his funeral pyre
on August 2002.
The special court in Sagar Wednesday sentenced Kuttu Bai's two sons and two brothers for abetting her death on Aug 6, 2002, in P...
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is a structure, usually made of wood, for burning a body as part of a funeral rite. As a form of cremation, a body is placed upon the pyre
which is then set on fire.
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n. A heap of combustibles for burning a corpse as a funeral rite. A pile of combustibles. ... In a Viking funeral, the pyre
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Latin pyra (" pyre
, funeral pile'"), from Ancient Greek πῦρ (pūr), " fire' ... nights, through all the dusky air, The pyres
thick flaming shot a dismal glare. ...