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.
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: Tuesday, October 15, 2013, 23:54
Saudi Arabia said on Tuesday that around 1.98 million pilgrims are performing this year`s annual Muslim pilgrimage, the hajj, sharply fewer than last year due to reduced quotas.
Last Updated: Wednesday, October 09, 2013, 18:55
Air India Wednesday completed its Haj operations, flying about 46,700 pilgrims to Madina and Jeddah in Saudi Arabia recording the highest ever on-time performance of over 97 percent.
Last Updated: Wednesday, October 09, 2013, 18:10
Air India on Wednesday completed its Haj operations, flying about 46,700 pilgrims to Madina and Jeddah in Saudi Arabia recording the highest ever on-time performance of over 97 per cent.
Last Updated: Sunday, October 06, 2013, 21:51
A Haridwar-based spiritual group is providing food to devotees visiting the disaster-hit Kedarnath temple in Uttarakhand.
Last Updated: Monday, September 23, 2013, 19:25
About 200 pilgrims visited the Hemkund Sahib in Garhwal Himalayas today after pilgrimage to the famous Sikh shrine resumed last Saturday.
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