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cremate

(krē′māt″, kri-māt′) [L. cremare, to burn to ashes]
To reduce a dead body to ash by burning.
cremation (kri-mā′shŏn)
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A ban on Hindu cremations at an open waste ground in Askar was imposed in March last year, but the council found, after a six-month probe, that the ritual still continued to take place without proper monitoring or permission.
Pentrebychan Crematorium has introduced three time slots for direct cremations at 8.45am on a Tuesday, Wednesday or Thursday.
Simplicity already provides two types of services - an unattended direct cremation without a service (PS995) and an intimate cremation with a service for up to 12 attendees (PS1,395).
A spokesperson for Urns for Ashes said: "Cremation rate has picked up in the last ten years, along with the price," "This, we believe is in part to the rising cost of funerals.
The Czech Republic holds first place regarding cremations with about 70% of the country's deceased being cremated, followed by the UK, Denmark, Sweden and Switzerland with rates that exceed 50%.
The director of the Municipal Cults and Religion Department, Phorn Davy, told The Post that pagodas located in Phnom Penh are prohibited from carrying out cremations. However, he said cremations are permitted in pagodas located outside of Phnom Penh.
A spokesman for Cruse Bereavement Care, a bereavement charity, said: "We welcome the agreement to stop charging for cremation in these sad events.
We can easily manage to complete all cremations on the same day, although there are very rare occasions when failures to one or more cremators cause us to have to delay a cremation.
They asked Liverpool city council if charges for child burials and cremations could be waived - and Mayor Joe Anderson has agreed with their suggestion.
The loophole was closed in 2002 with the deletion of the words "which is open to the public." Hence, Georgia now requires crematories that are independent of funeral homes to hire specialists in embalming, a skill that is useless for independent crematories and those specializing in low-cost cremations. But Georgia did much more than just close the loophole.
Arrangements by Alpha Cremation & Burial Service in Eugene.