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graveyard

a place for graves; a burial ground, esp a small one or one in a churchyard

graveyard

[′grāv‚yärd]
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In collaboration with District Governments of Lahore, Faisalabad, Rawalpindi, Multan and Sargodha, new model graveyards are being built with all the necessary infrastructure facilities including hearse service, coach service, toll-free helpline, mortuary, bathing, janazgah.
In a joint statement issued by the lawyers they said the Dir Lower administration had removed all kinds of encroachments made by people on the lands of graveyards at Balambat, Mian Banda and Timergara after the Peshawar High Court had issued orders in this regard.
Gondal said sites would be selected within a month in different parts of Multan for set up of model graveyards.
Graveyards in Saddad, Karranah, Sehla, Abu Saiba and Buri have been affected.
To maintain the sanctity of the occasion, cemeteries and graveyards are cleaned up and decorated throughout the day for the prayers to be offered at night.
On graveyard services, Al Rumaithi said the municipality made several improvements by completing the external and internal roads leading to the graveyard, parking spaces for non-Muslims and fencing of the graveyards in Abu Dhabi Islands with barbed wire, Umm Al Nar and the old Al Bateen graveyard.
Iraqi Human Rights Ministry announced discovering 400 collective graveyards since the downfall of the previous regime in 2003.
The report also states there are numerous examples of dwellings backing on to graveyards throughout Kirklees and says a graveyard is considered to be an open land use, meaning that there would be no buildings or structures constructed on the site (save for gravestones) that would have any detrimental impact upon the visual amenities of the residents.
Summary: MAKKAH: The National Society for Human Rights (NSHR) has urged municipal authorities in Makkah to take urgent steps to protect the sanctity of some graveyards that it says are being slowly ruined in the holy city, Al-Madinah newspaper reported on Thursday.
A municipality team made several visits to the municipalities of Abu Dhabi, Dubai and Sharjah to see how they have been managing the graveyards for Muslims and non-Muslims and the procedures adopted there.
While some of the larger local authorities run graveyards with full-time caretakers and even a caretaker's hut, Tulla has no such facility.
KARACHI, July 28 -- Water accumulated in graveyards following the heavy rainfall in the city caused great difficulties to the people wanting to visit graveyards to pray in view of the Shab-e-Barat on Tuesday.