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Babri anniversary passes off peacefully in Hyderabad

Last Updated: Thursday, December 06, 2012, 17:16

The 20th anniversary of the demolition of Babri Masjid Thursday passed off peacefully here amid tight security, police said. A shutdown was called by Muslim organisations to mark the day.

HC suspends bails of two accused in Mecca Masjid blast case

Last Updated: Monday, December 03, 2012, 20:31

The Andhra Pradesh High Court ordered temporary suspension of the bail granted to two accused in the 2007 Mecca Masjid bomb blast case here.

HC suspends bails of two accused in Mecca Masjid blast case

Last Updated: Monday, December 03, 2012, 19:52

The Andhra Pradesh High Court on Monday ordered temporary suspension of the bail granted to two accused in the 2007 Mecca Masjid bomb blast case.

Mecca Masjid blast: Devendra Gupta, Lokesh Sharma get bail

Last Updated: Monday, November 26, 2012, 22:35

A local court on Monday granted conditional bail to Devendra Gupta and Lokesh Sharma who are accused in the 2007 Mecca Masjid bomb blast case.

Old Hyderabad tense after fresh violence near Charminar

Last Updated: Friday, November 16, 2012, 15:40

Violence broke out once again near Charminar in the old city of Hyderabad Friday over a temple row.

Sabarimala pilgrimage season begins today

Last Updated: Friday, November 16, 2012, 09:01

Sabarimala temple pilgrimage season is all set to begin when the sanctum sanctorum opens on Friday. The pilgrimage season coincides with the first day of Malayalam month `Vrishickam`.

Bosnian walks over 5,500 km on pilgrimage to Mecca

Last Updated: Monday, October 29, 2012, 11:31

Bosnian Muslim Senad Hadzic`s spiritual journey to perform the Haj took him 10 months as walked 5,650 km before reaching Mecca in Saudi Arabia.

Haj pilgrims stone the Satan, pray for forgiveness

Last Updated: Friday, October 26, 2012, 16:39

Haj is one of the five pillars of Islam and every able bodied Muslim who can afford to travel to Mecca is expected to perform the pilgrimage at least once in his or her lifetime.

Over 70,000 illegal pilgrims denied entry to Mecca

Last Updated: Wednesday, October 24, 2012, 18:43

More than 70,000 pilgrims have been denied entry to Mecca for not having pilgrimage licenses, while 73 vehicles carrying them have been confiscated.

When Aamir Khan met Pakistani all rounder Shahid Afridi

Last Updated: Wednesday, October 24, 2012, 14:30

Aamir Khan, who is on Haj pilgrimage along with his mother, had an unplanned rendezvous with Pakistan’s Shahid Afridi.

13 pilgrims injured in Mecca building fire

Last Updated: Monday, October 22, 2012, 14:07

Five firefighting teams and three rescue teams joined in the fight against the blaze and doused it hours later, the Saudi News Agency quoted a security official as saying.

Haj pilgrims from Bhopal leave for Mecca

Last Updated: Friday, October 12, 2012, 13:30

The last Haj flight with 65 pilgrims from the city left late last night for the holy city of Mecca via Bangalore from the Raja Bhoj International Airport here.