Last Updated: Friday, February 14, 2014, 19:02
Uttarakhand Governor Aziz Qureshi called for devising an effective formula or passing of a legislation in Parliament offering the same facilities to Char Dham pilgrims as given to Haj pilgrims.
Last Updated: Sunday, February 09, 2014, 01:50
A fire killed 12 people and injured 130 others in a pilgrim hotel in the Saudi holy city of Medina on Saturday, the state-run SPA news agency reported.
Last Updated: Wednesday, February 05, 2014, 22:15
Jammu and Kashmir government on Wednesday announced that all Amarnath pilgrims possessing valid `Yatra permits` will be provided an insurance cover of Rs one lakh against accidental death within the state during the entire period of this year`s pilgrimage.
Last Updated: Sunday, February 02, 2014, 12:43
A bus carrying Hindu pilgrims skidded off a mountain road and fell down more than 300-metre in eastern Nepal, killing at least 10 people, police said.
Last Updated: Monday, January 20, 2014, 14:11
Unusually heavy winter rains have forced thousands of pilgrims here to abandon the make-shift city of tents that had come up in view of the annual religious congregation of Magh Mela.
Last Updated: Wednesday, January 01, 2014, 20:10
The blast occurred at Akhtarabad area in provincial capital Quetta.
According to initial reports, several people were injured in the incident and the bus burst into flames.
Last Updated: Wednesday, December 18, 2013, 19:41
An Iraqi policeman sacrificed himself today as he tried to protect Shiite pilgrims, embracing a suicide bomber just moments before the man exploded, officials said.
Last Updated: Wednesday, December 18, 2013, 16:59
The bomber struck in the Khales area, killing five people and wounding 10, a police colonel and a doctor said.
Last Updated: Friday, November 29, 2013, 13:10
A 50-year-old woman was killed and 16 others injured when a bus carrying pilgrims from Delhi to Gorakhpur dashed into a divider on Basti-Faizabad national highway.
Last Updated: Saturday, November 16, 2013, 13:08
A large number of Sikh devotees from India and various other countries have arrived in Pakistan to celebrate the 545th birth anniversary of Guru Nanak Dev.
Last Updated: Monday, November 04, 2013, 20:39
An Indian national in Saudi Arabia has allegedly duped some 500 pilgrims of nearly USD 400,000 through a fake Hajj campaign here, prompting authorities to launch a manhunt for him.
Last Updated: Saturday, November 02, 2013, 20:38
About 127 Haj pilgrims from Bihar are stranded in Saudi Arabia for more than 36 hours after their flight was cancelled due to some technical reason.
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