Last Updated: Saturday, November 23, 2013, 16:02
Singer-musician Ehsaan Noorani has embarked on a religious journey to Mecca and Medina in Saudi Arabia.
Last Updated: Friday, October 18, 2013, 00:30
Some 1.4 million Muslim pilgrims from 188 countries started to leave Saudi Arabia on Thursday at the end of what authorities hailed as a successful and incident-free Haj.
Last Updated: Wednesday, October 16, 2013, 21:25
Hundreds of thousands of Muslim pilgrims performed the ritual stoning of the Devil on Wednesday as the annual Haj season drew to a close with no significant tragedies reported by Saudi authorities who were determined to ensure a safe pilgrimage.
Last Updated: Wednesday, October 16, 2013, 17:25
Barkatullah from Chennai had come with his wife Badarunnisa to Mecca for Haj, but were separated on the first day of the pilgrimage.
Last Updated: Thursday, September 19, 2013, 11:56
The Andhra Pradesh High Court on Thursday recalled its stay order on the compensation given to 70 Muslim youngsters wrongly arrested in connection with Mecca Masjid blast and other terror related cases.
Last Updated: Tuesday, September 17, 2013, 11:53
In a significant development, the Andhra Pradesh High Court on Tuesday cancelled the compensation given to 70 Muslim youth wrongly arrested in connection with blasts cases and asked the state government to recover the money from them.
Last Updated: Thursday, August 08, 2013, 18:09
Tata Steel Thursday said it has bagged an order to manufacture 60,000 tonnes of high-quality rails for a new high-speed line linking two holy cities of Mecca and Medina in Saudi Arabia.
Last Updated: Sunday, June 16, 2013, 18:14
Saudi Arabia has slashed the number of Hajj pilgrims, including from India, by 20% citing massive ongoing construction work aimed at expanding grand Mecca mosque as a reason behind the decision.
Last Updated: Saturday, May 18, 2013, 12:48
Nine people were killed and 58 injured in the bomb blast during Friday prayers on May 18, 2007 at the 17th century mosque, one of the biggest mosques in India.
Last Updated: Thursday, April 18, 2013, 13:58
Nine people were killed and over 60 injured in the powerful bomb blast during Friday prayers on May 18, 2007, at the 17th century mosque.
Last Updated: Tuesday, April 02, 2013, 15:05
A man allegedly forged a letter in the name of External Affairs Minister Salman Khurshid and presented it before the Consul General of Saudi Arabia to procure a visa to visit Mecca and Medina, police said Tuesday.
Last Updated: Wednesday, March 13, 2013, 14:27
A Delhi court on Wednesday remanded suspected Indian Mujahideen operative Obaid-ur-Rehman in seven days of NIA custody in connection with the February 21 Hyderabad twin blasts case.
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