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  • First flight with 300 Haj pilgrims leaves for Saudi Arabia

    First flight with 300 Haj pilgrims leaves for Saudi Arabia

    India | August 13, 2017 16:36 IST

    The season's first Haj flight carrying 300 pilgrims to Saudi Arabia was flagged off today from the international airport at nearby Nedumbassery by local administration minister K T Jaleel.

  • prominent indian scholar reported missing in mecca stampede

    Prominent indian scholar reported missing in Mecca stampede

    World | September 30, 2015 16:48 IST

    Mina: A prominent Indian Islamic scholar, who was in Mina to perform Haj, has been reported missing since the deadly stampede broke out, the worst incident in 25 years to strike the annual pilgrimage in

  • haj stampede death toll of indians killed rises to 22

    Haj stampede: Death toll of Indians killed rises to 22

    World | September 26, 2015 22:18 IST

    Mina: The death toll of Indian pilgrims in the horrific stampede during Haj rose to 22 today as Saudi Arabia grappled to come to terms with the horrific tragedy that has claimed 769 lives."The number

  • two from hyderabad among makkah tragedy victims

    Two from Hyderabad among Makkah tragedy victims

    World | September 14, 2015 11:54 IST

    Hyderabad: Two women Haj pilgrims from Hyderabad were among 11 Indians who died in the crane crash accident at the Grand Mosque in Makkah in Saudi Arabia.More than 100 pilgrims died when a huge crane

  • saudi king visits crane collapse site in makkah

    Saudi king visits crane collapse site in Makkah

    World | September 13, 2015 12:47 IST

    Jeddah: Saudi Arabia King Salman visited the victims of deadly crane collapse in the Grand Mosque in Makkah that claimed at least 107 lives.An investigation into the cause of the crane's collapse is underway and

  • saudi arabia bans haj pilgrims from ebola hit nations

    Saudi Arabia bans Haj pilgrims from Ebola hit nations

    World | September 03, 2014 10:32 IST

    New Delhi: In a precautionary measure to counter possible spread of Ebola virus, the Saudi Arabia health authorities have decided to ban pilgrims during the Haj season from the deadly virus hit countries.The Saudi government

  • first batch of haj pilgrims from kashmir departs

    First batch of Haj pilgrims from Kashmir departs

    India | August 27, 2014 12:02 IST

    Srinagar: The first batch of pilgrims from Jammu and Kashmir for Haj 2014 left the summer capital of Srinagar on Wednesday on a direct flight to Madina in Saudi Arabia.The 275 pilgrims boarded the Air

  • jayalalithaa urges centre to enhance haj quota for tamil

    Jayalalithaa urges Centre to enhance Haj quota for Tamil Nadu

    India | July 26, 2014 13:32 IST

    Chennai: Tamil Nadu Chief Minister Jayalalithaa on Saturday requested the Centre to enhance the Haj quota for Tamil Nadu this year as the state has received a huge number of applications from pilgrims and many

  • haj pilgrims to get 5 star level facilities at rubaat

    Haj pilgrims to get 5-star level facilities at Rubaat

    India | May 07, 2014 13:19 IST

    Bhopal: About 250 Haj pilgrims of the then Bhopal royal estate will get five-star like facilities this year at Rubaat (guest house) in Saudi Arabia on pilgrimage.  Late Mansoor Ali Khan Pataudi's daughter Saba Sultan,

  • sc reduces govt s discretionary quota seats for haj pilgrims

    SC reduces govt's discretionary quota seats for Haj pilgrims

    India | July 23, 2012 16:23 IST

    New Delhi, Jul 23: The Supreme Court today reduced the government's discretionary quota seats for Haj pilgrims to 300 from the 5,050 seats, proposed by it.A bench of justices Aftab Alam and Ranjana Prakash Desai

  • supreme court strikes down haj subsidy to be eliminated

    Supreme Court strikes down Haj subsidy, to be eliminated within 10 yrs

    India | May 08, 2012 13:25 IST

    New Delhi, May 8:  The Supreme Court today struck down the government's policy of giving subsidies to Haj pilgrims and directed that it be progressively “eliminated” within a period of 10 years.“We hold that this

  • more than 1.5 million haj pilgrims arrive in saudi arabia

    More Than 1.5 Million Haj Pilgrims Arrive In Saudi Arabia

    World | November 01, 2011 8:15 IST

    Jeddah, Nov 1 : More than 1.5 million Muslims have arrived in Saudi Arabia for the hajj pilgrimage to Mecca, the world's largest annual human assembly which peaks on Saturday, state media said today.“The number

  • 19 indian haj pilgrims dead in saudi arabia

    19 Indian Haj Pilgrims Dead In Saudi Arabia

    World | October 16, 2011 10:29 IST

    Dubai, Oct 16 :  Nineteen Indians, who came to Saudi Arabia to perform Haj, have died in the country while undertaking the annual pilgrimage, officials said today. Nineteen of the 61,847 Indian pilgrims who arrived