India  

Former President Pranab Mukherjee cremated with full state honours

Video Credit: HT Digital Content - Duration: 01:14s - Published
Former President Pranab Mukherjee cremated with full state honours

Former President Pranab Mukherjee cremated with full state honours

Former President Pranab Mukherjee was cremated with full state honours at the Lodhi road electric crematorium on September 1.

Pranab Mukherjee’s son, Abhijit Mukherjee performed his last rites.

His family and relatives paid their last respects wearing PPE kits while conforming to Covid-19 safeguards.

An Army contingent gave a guard of honour and a gun salute to the former president.

The former president died on August 31 at the age of 84.

He was admitted to the Army's Research and Referral Hospital in Delhi where he had been operated to remove a blood clot in his brain.

Mukherjee was on ventilator since the surgery.

He had also tested positive for Covid-19 at the time of his admission.

Mukherjee was the 13th President of India from 2012 to 2017.

Watch the full video for more.


You Might Like


💡 newsR Knowledge: Other News Mentions

Pranab Mukherjee Pranab Mukherjee 13th President of India (1935–2020)

Late former President Pranab Mukherjee's son dispels rumours of joining TMC

Dispelling rumours, Late President Pranab Mukherjee's son, Abhijit Mukherjee, on Friday made it clear that he is not leaving the Congress unlike his friend Jitin..
IndiaTimes

Abhijit Mukherjee Abhijit Mukherjee Indian politician


Personal protective equipment Personal protective equipment Equipment designed to help protect an individual from hazards

Matt Hancock grilled by MPs on pandemic decisions [Video]

Matt Hancock grilled by MPs on pandemic decisions

Health Secretary Matt Hancock has told MPs he never said PPE shortages were the fault of Chancellor Rishi Sunak or NHS chief Sir Simon Stevens, and did not accuse them of blocking approvals.

Credit: PA - Press Association STUDIO    Duration: 01:32Published

India protests security lapse outside mission in Islamabad

India has asked Pakistan to probe an alleged security breach outside the Indian high commission in Islamabad, TOI has learnt. ​​Late last month, it is..
IndiaTimes
Watch: Mumbai teacher drives auto-rickshaw to ferry Covid-19 patients for free [Video]

Watch: Mumbai teacher drives auto-rickshaw to ferry Covid-19 patients for free

A school teacher in Mumbai has come forward to help Covid patients amid the second wave. Dattatraya Sawant is providing free rickshaw service from hospital to home & visa versa. Sawant drives the auto-rickshaw by himself & provides free ride to Covid-19 patients. Sawant said that he takes all precautions like wearing a PPE kit, sanitisation & others. Sawant, who lives in Ghatkopar, is an English teacher at Gyansagar Vidya Mandir School. The Mumbai man has been providing free services in northeast Mumbai for the last few days. Meanwhile, many people have come forward & have been providing financial help to Sawant. The Mumbai man said that he has provided free travel to over 26 Covid patients in the last few days.

Credit: HT Digital Content    Duration: 02:59Published
Watch: Bhopal auto-driver turns his 3-wheeler into free ambulance for Covid patients [Video]

Watch: Bhopal auto-driver turns his 3-wheeler into free ambulance for Covid patients

A man in MP's Bhopal has turned his three-wheeler into an ambulance-like vehicle. Javed Khan, an auto driver, is providing ambulance service to Covid patients free of cost. Khan's auto is equipped with an oxygen cylinder, a PPE kit, sanitiser & an oximeter. This comes as many face shortage of oxygen, bed & ambulance amid the second Covid wave. “I saw people in distress on news & social media due to unavailability of ambulances. While some carried their relatives on shoulders, others pulled them on carts. Sold my wife's chain & bought an oxygen cylinder to turn my auto into an ambulance,” Khan said. The auto driver said he has helped many in Bhopal with his ambulance service in the last 15-20 days. People seeking help in & around the city can reach out to Khan, who is available 24*7.

Credit: HT Digital Content    Duration: 02:04Published
Dr Shetty: India will face another huge shortage soon... | Oneindia News [Video]

Dr Shetty: India will face another huge shortage soon... | Oneindia News

Dr Devi Shetty, renowned cardiac surgeon, reveals what the next shoratge India will face after PPEs and oxygen, and while it is alrming, Dr Shetty aso provides solutions to deal with the impending situation. #DrDeviShetty #india #CovidWarriors

Credit: Oneindia    Duration: 16:18Published

COVID-19 COVID-19 Disease caused by severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2

Starmer: Cummings was 'absolutely right' about PM [Video]

Starmer: Cummings was 'absolutely right' about PM

Labour leader Sir Keir Starmer says the Prime Minister's former senior aide Dominic Cummings "got it absolutely right" that Boris Johnson never wanted a "proper border policy" and that this is why the Delta variant has prevented pubs, clubs, the arts, tourism and travel from resuming without Covid-19 restrictions in the UK. Report by Taylorjo. Like us on Facebook at http://www.facebook.com/itn and follow us on Twitter at http://twitter.com/itn

Credit: ODN    Duration: 01:34Published
'Green Fungus' detected in Covid survivor in Madhya Pradesh | Aspergillosis symptoms | Oneindia News [Video]

'Green Fungus' detected in Covid survivor in Madhya Pradesh | Aspergillosis symptoms | Oneindia News

A 34-year-old Covid survivor has been infected with 'Green Fungus' in Madhya Pradesh. 'Green Fungus' is the newest infection to join earlier reported cases of the black, white and yellow fungus. #GreenFungus #MadhyaPradesh #Aspergillosis

Credit: Oneindia    Duration: 01:13Published
Robots distribute holy water in Mecca amid Covid hajj precautions [Video]

Robots distribute holy water in Mecca amid Covid hajj precautions

Smart robots distribute holy water from the well of Zamzam to pilgrims in a bid to avoid contact between workers and people amid Covid precautions ahead of the coming Hajj season at the holy site of Mecca.

Credit: euronews (in English)    Duration: 01:00Published
Florida governor grants clemency to anyone charged with violating COVID ordinances [Video]

Florida governor grants clemency to anyone charged with violating COVID ordinances

DeSantis eliminated fees and fines on those who violated COVID laws.

Credit: ABC Action News    Duration: 02:02Published

Covid-19: Experts say one vaccine dose enough for five people

Given the acute shortage of Covid-19 vaccines, one way to ramp up the vaccination programme is by providing a smaller quantity of the vaccine in an intradermal..
IndiaTimes

Related news from verified sources

Top news of the day: Former President Pranab Mukherjee cremated with full state honours; Supreme Court directs telcos to pay AGR dues in 10 years, and more

The major news headlines of the day, and more.
Hindu - Published

Pranab Mukherjee cremated with military honours amid COVID-19 precautions

Former President *Pranab Mukherjee*, who passed away here at Army's R&R Hospital during treatment on...
Mid-Day - Published


Related videos from verified sources

Maha govt will fall, then polls: BJP neta's 'analysis' amid Sena meet rumours [Video]

Maha govt will fall, then polls: BJP neta's 'analysis' amid Sena meet rumours

President of the Bharatiya Janata Party's Maharashtra unit, Chandrakant Patil, shot down rumours of a reunion with former ally Shiv Sena to form the government in Maharashtra. A meeting between..

Credit: HT Digital Content     Duration: 03:16Published
Monsoon Session: Rajya Sabha remembers Pranab Mukherjee [Video]

Monsoon Session: Rajya Sabha remembers Pranab Mukherjee

On September 14, Rajya Sabha proceedings begun on the first day of Monsoon Session. The proceedings had begun following the social distancing norms. The members of Rajya Sabha paid tribute to former MP..

Credit: ANI     Duration: 02:09Published
Monsoon Session: Lok Sabha MPs pay tribute to former president Pranab Mukherjee and others [Video]

Monsoon Session: Lok Sabha MPs pay tribute to former president Pranab Mukherjee and others

The fourth session of 17th Lok Sabha began on September 14 during the Parliament's monsoon session. This is first Parliament session amid the COVID-19 pandemic. All safety measures have been taken to..

Credit: ANI     Duration: 03:06Published