Thursday, June 20, 2013
Saudi Arabia urges people to postpone Haj plans
Saudi Arabia has called upon foreign pilgrims to postpone their Haj plans this year due to ongoing e...
Centre grants 1,699 additional seats for Haj-2013: Peerzada
Centre has granted 1,699 seats from Haj Committee of India (HCI) to Jammu and Kashmir, raising the t...
23,000 Haj pilgrims to fly from IGI`s special terminal
Around 23,000 Haj pilgrims are likely to fly to Jeddah later this year from the special terminus at ...
1.7 lakh Indian pilgrims for Haj this year
Saudi Arabia has allotted a quota of 1.7 lakh pilgrims from India for Haj this year, even as New Del...
India seeks higher Haj quota
Every year, India sends 170,000 pilgrims for the Haj. This year, Haj falls in October.
AI flight with Haj pilgrims make emergency landing
An Air-India plane with 400 Haj pilgrims onboard made an emergency landing at the NSC Bose Internati...
‘8% rise in Haj pilgrims’
There has been an 8 percent rise in the number of Haj pilgrims this season in comparison to the last...
Haj pilgrims from Bhopal leave for Mecca
The last Haj flight with 65 pilgrims from the city left late last night for the holy city of Mecca v...
AIMPLB member alleges misbehaviour with Haj pilgrims at airport
An AIMPLB member has alleged misbehaviour on the part of the Raja Bhoi International Airport authori...
AI flight cancelled after being hit by vehicle
A Jeddah-bound Air India flight carrying over 400 passengers was cancelled after it suffered damage ...
1.7 lakh Indians to perform Haj this year
About 1.7 lakh Indian Haj pilgrims will arrive in Saudi Arabia this year and elaborate arrangements ...
Haj pilgrims caught in fight over Nizam`s rubath
Over 350 Haj pilgrims selected for free accommodation in the `rubath` of Nizam are caught in a fight...
SC reduces govt`s discretionary quota seats for Haj pilgrims
The SC bench said 200 seats would be reserved for the Haj Committee of India (HCI).
Around 1.25 lakh Haj pilgrims to be covered under govt subsidy
Around 1.25 lakh Haj pilgrims will be covered this year under the subsidy scheme of the government, ...
SIM cards free of cost to Haj pilgrims
In Tamil Nadu, the committee would distribute 3,315 SIM cards to Muslims who were selected for Haj p...
Krishna assures Andamans governor on Haj pilgrims
External Affairs minister SM Krishna has written to the Anadamans Lt Governor Bhupinder Singh that t...
Akhilesh wants UP quota of Haj pilgrims be hiked
Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav on Tuesday said better facilities would be provided to H...
Maha minister seeks central study group on Haj fac
Maharashtra government`s Minority Development department on Monday demanded that Centre set up a stu...
Kerala regrets refusal of plea for more Haj quota
Kerala expressed disappointment over the Centre rejecting its request for raising the state`s Haj qu...
Short validity passport for Haj pilgrims
People who want to go on Haj but lack proper travel documents can now breathe easy as they will ha...
Concern in RS over missing Haj pilgrims
Concerns were expressed in the Rajya Sabha today over reports that 138 Haj pilgrims have gone miss...
First flight of Haj pilgrims arrives in Srinagar
The first flight of pilgrims who performed the holiest Muslim pilgrimage of Haj this year reached he...
Flight with Bangla Hajis makes unscheduled landing
The GMG Airlines` flight was carrying Haj pilgrims who were returning to Bangladesh from Saudi Arabi...
Number of Indian Haj pilgrims crosses 1 lakh
A total of 101,072 Indian pilgrims have arrived in Saudi Arabia so far to perform the annual Haj p...
Haj special flight departure deferred by 2 hours
The flight, scheduled to depart at 3.20 pm will leave for Mecca at 5.20 pm.
Six more Indian Haj pilgrims dead in Saudi
Six more Indian Haj pilgrims have died in Saudi Arabia, taking the total number of Indian causalit...
Nineteen Indian Haj pilgrims dead in Saudi Arabia
Nineteen Indians, who came to Saudi Arabia to perform Haj, have died in the country while undertak...
First batch of pilgrims leaves from Delhi for Haj
The first batch of Hajis was Thursday given farewell at Indira Gandhi International Airport, New Del...
New measures announced for benefit of Haj pilgrims
The External Affairs Ministry has also decided to facilitate issuing of passports to Haj pilgrims.
Accounts of ex-Pak minister frozen over Haj corruption row
The probe ordered in alleged corruption and mismanagement in hiring accommodation for Haj pilgrims....
‘Efforts on to bring back stranded Haj pilgrims’
Government says steps are being taken to bring back Haj pilgrims, who are stranded in Jeddah due to ...
Gehlot writes to PM to help Haj pilgrims stranded in Jeddah
Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot has sought Prime Minister Manmohan Singh`s intervention to ensure safe...
DGCA launches probe into diversion of flight
Aviation regulator DGCA on Saturday launched a probe into the diversion of GoAir`s Lucknow-Delhi f...
First int`l flight from Raja Bhoj airport carries Haj pilgrims
A total of 210 Haj pilgrims left for Jeddah in the maiden international flight from Raja Bhoj airpor...
Airlines served notice over inconvenience to Haj pilgrims
Uttar Pradesh government on Thursday issued notice to Saudi Arabian Airlines to improve service for...
Record number of Indian pilgrims head for Haj
External Affairs Minister SM Krishna, during a ceremonial send-off Tuesday, asked Haj pilgrims from ...
PM`s intervention sought for Kashmir`s Haj pilgrims
The 6,700 pilgrims from the Kashmir Valley going for the Haj this year want Prime Minister Manmohan ...
Arrangements in place for Haj pilgrims in J&K
The Jammu and Kashmir government today said all arrangements, including custom formalities, have...
First batch of Haj pilgrims to leave on Oct 10
The first batch of Haj pilgrims from Jammu and Kashmir will leave for Mecca on October 10 from Srina...
Haj pilgrims stranded
Over 200 Haj pilgrims on board a special Air India flight were stranded at the airport here on Sat...
First batch of Haj pilgrims from Kerala set to leave on Tuesday
The first batch of 238 pilgrims from Kerala would fly to the holy city of Mecca on Tuesday.
Haj pilgrims to undergo swine flu tests
In the wake of large number of H1N1 infection in Uttar Pradesh, pilgrims going for Haj will have t...
Passport compulsory for Haj pilgrims: Tharoor
MoS for External Affairs Shashi Tharoor wanted those planning to go for Haj to apply for passports a...
Passport compulsory for Haj pilgrims:Tharoor
Shashi Tharoor on Monday wanted those planning to go for Haj pilgrimage to apply for passports as S...
Swine flu: Saudi Ministry says Haj pilgrims must get shots
Saudi Arabia has asked Haj pilgrims to provide health certificate showing that they have received sw...
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