Indian Haj pilgrims

Saudi Arabia increases India's annual Haj quota from 1.36 lakh to 1.70 lakh - biggest such expansion in last 29 years

Saudi Arabia increases India's annual Haj quota from 1.36 lakh to 1.70 lakh - biggest such expansion in last 29 years

In a pleasant development for Haj pilgrims, the government of Saudi Arabia has increased India's annual Haj quota from 1.36 lakh to 1.70 lakh

Jan 11, 2017, 21:03 PM IST

PM Narendra Modi lauds Saudi govt's arrangements for Indian Haj pilgrims

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday conveyed his sincere appreciation for the excellent arrangements made by the authorities of the Saudi Arabia Government for the comfort of the Haj and Umrah pilgrims from India.

Apr 04, 2016, 00:08 AM IST

Indian consulate launches app to guide Haj pilgrims

A free smartphone application launched this year by the Indian mission here that guides Indian Haj pilgrims to their accommodations has become a huge hit with even the Saudi government looking at ways to adopt the novel app.

Sep 29, 2014, 17:34 PM IST

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 have been put in place to receive them.

Sep 17, 2012, 15:19 PM IST

Nineteen Indian Haj pilgrims dead in Saudi Arabia

Nineteen Indians, who came to Saudi
Arabia to perform Haj, have died in the country while
undertaking the annual pilgrimage, officials have said.

Oct 16, 2011, 11:15 AM IST