Last Updated: Saturday, November 09, 2013, 18:29
Seven people from Jammu and Kashmir died during the annual Haj pilgrimage to Mecca in Saudi Arabia this year, an official spokesman said here on Saturday.
Last Updated: Wednesday, November 06, 2013, 22:07
Saudi Arabian immigration authorities have deported two Indian pilgrims, without allowing them to perform Haj, due to overwriting on their passports, which were considered "forged".
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: 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: Wednesday, October 16, 2013, 14:40
An Indian man who was believed to have died while on Haj pilgrimage in Saudi Arabia has been found alive in Makkah.
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: Tuesday, October 15, 2013, 19:01
Over a million Muslims, including more than a lakh Indians, on Tuesday participated in the symbolic stoning of the devil in Mina Valley of Saudi Arabia and sacrificed animals to mark the culmination of the annual Haj pilgrimage.
Last Updated: Tuesday, October 15, 2013, 17:05
Over a million Muslims, including more than a lakh Indians, on Tuesday participated in the symbolic stoning of the devil in Mina Valley of Saudi Arabia, the final stage of the annual Haj pilgrimage.
Last Updated: Friday, October 11, 2013, 16:42
Four travel agents have been booked for allegedly conning nine persons from Jamitpura village in the district of Rs 8 lakh on the pretext of getting them visas and tickets for Haj pilgrimage, police said Friday.
Last Updated: Thursday, October 10, 2013, 18:29
Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) has called on the Syrian regime to arrange a cease-fire with rebels out of respect for the sanctity of the Haj.
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