Hajj pilgrims

Saudi Arabia denounces Iran over decision to not send Hajj pilgrims this year

Saudi Arabia denounces Iran over decision to not send Hajj pilgrims this year

Saudi Arabia has denounced Iran over its decision not to send its pilgrims to the annual Hajj and has also criticised Tehran's demand regarding right to organise demonstrations during the Hajj and to have privileges.

May 30, 2016, 14:44 PM IST

Three pilgrims from TN killed in Haj stampede: CM

Tamil Nadu government Friday said that three pilgrims from the state were among those killed in the Haj stampede yesterday in Saudi Arabia.

Sep 25, 2015, 14:59 PM IST

Akhilesh Yadav flags off first batch of Hajj pilgrims

Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav on Sunday flagged off the first batch of hajj pilgrims from the state capital.Out of the 698 pigrims, 302 are from Lucknow zone and the rest from the Varanasi zone.

Aug 16, 2015, 12:46 PM IST

Tamil Nadu requests Centre to increase Hajj pilgrims quota

Tamil Nadu government on on Sunday requested the Centre to increase its quota of Hajj pilgrims for this year and sought Prime Minister Narendra Modi's intervention in this regard.

Jul 05, 2015, 14:19 PM IST

Pak American arrested for defrauding Hajj pilgrims

A Pakistani American national has been arrested in Chicago on charges of defrauding Hajj pilgrims, the US Justice Department said on Friday.

Dec 19, 2014, 02:06 AM IST

Saudi government to ensure infection free Haj

In the wake of the Ebola and Coronavirus outbreak, the Saudi government has said it will screen Hajj pilgrims this year.

Aug 31, 2014, 13:07 PM IST

Saudi government to ensure infection free Hajj

In the wake of the Ebola and Coronavirus outbreak, the Saudi government has said it will screen Hajj pilgrims this year.

Aug 31, 2014, 11:48 AM IST

Ist batch of Hajj pilgrims to leave on Aug 27

The first batch of 275 Hajj pilgrims from Jammu and Kashmir will leave for Saudi Arabia on a direct flight from the city airport here on August 27, an official said on Sunday.

Aug 17, 2014, 12:44 PM IST

Indian dupes some 500 Hajj pilgrims in Saudi Arabia

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.

Nov 04, 2013, 20:39 PM IST

J-K Govt organises vaccination camp for Hajj pilgrims

The Jammu and Kashmir Government has organised a vaccination camp here for pilgrims heading for the Hajj to ensure they are protected from different diseases.

Sep 02, 2013, 15:11 PM IST

First batch of J-K Hajj pilgrims returns home

The first batch of over 250
Hajj pilgrims from Jammu and Kashmir on Saturday returned home after performing the 45-day annual pilgrimage in holy cities of
Mecca and Medina in Saudi Arabia.

Nov 21, 2010, 18:42 PM IST

Pak protests ill-treatment of Hajj pilgrims in Saudi Arabia

Pak has received reports of pilgrims facing problems in boarding and lodging.

Nov 19, 2010, 10:54 AM IST

New Mecca Metro ready to shuttle Hajj pilgrims

The Mashair Railway, also known as Mecca Metro, rolls out to serve pilgrims beginning the annual Hajj rituals near the Muslim holy city.

Nov 14, 2010, 19:57 PM IST

Hajj pilgrims in `stoning the devil` ritual

Pilgrims pelted pillars symbolising the devil with pebbles to show their defiance on the third day of the hajj on Friday as Muslims worldwide marked the Eid al-Adha holy day with mass animal sacrifices.

Nov 27, 2009, 18:43 PM IST