Sri Lanka permits the Muslim population to bury those who died of Covid instead of the earlier restriction of incineration of bodies due to pandemic
The Coronavirus Bill would give local authorities the power to direct cremations in the disposal of bodies. This is forbidden in Islam and Judaism.
BANGKOK: Monks led sombre ceremonies across Thailand on Friday to mark one year since the death of King Bhumibol Adulyadej, as the grieving nation prepares to bid a final farewell to the beloved monarch in a spectacular cremation ceremony this month. Revered as a demi-god and described as a "father" to all Thais, Bhumibol commanded deep devotion during his historic 70-year reign. The past year has drawn out widespread scenes of collective mourning across the kingdom, with many Thais expunging colour from their…