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Philippines stops issuing haj passports to Muslim pilgrims

Philippines stops issuing haj passports to Muslim pilgrims

The Philippines has stopped issuing haj passports for Muslim pilgrims after detention of over 170 Indonesians with fake documents using Manila as a transit to Saudi Arabia.

Drastic fall! Amarnath yatra registers 1.31 lakh dip in 2016

Drastic fall! Amarnath yatra registers 1.31 lakh dip in 2016

The annual Amarnath Yatra has witnessed a drastic fall of 1.31 lakh pilgrims this year even as over 2.20 lakh devotees have paid obeisance at the cave shrine in south Kashmir Himalayas.

Tragic! Speeding truck crushes seven to death, injures over dozen in UP's Ayodhya

A speeding truck crushed seven people to death and injured over a dozen on Tuesday in the Hindu holy town of Ayodhya in Uttar Pradesh, police said.

277 pilgrims leave Jammu for Amarnath Yatra

After remaining suspended due to closure of Jammu-Srinagar national highway for a day, the Amarnath Yatra was resumed on Monday as another batch of 277 pilgrims left Jammu for Kashmir.

10 pilgrims killed, 30 injured as tractor overturns

Ten pilgrims were crushed to death on the spot while 30 injured were rushed to nearby hospitals.

Another batch of 265 pilgrims leaves for Amarnath Yatra

Another batch of 265 pilgrims leaves for Amarnath Yatra

The annual Amarnath Yatra continued as another batch of 265 pilgrims left Jammu on Monday evening for Kashmir.

Amarnath Yatra continues as another batch of pilgrims leave Jammu for Kashmir

Amarnath Yatra continues as another batch of pilgrims leave Jammu for Kashmir

The annual Amarnath Yatra continued on Sunday as another batch of pilgrims left Jammu on Saturday evening for Kashmir.

Pope gets mystical with Poland`s Black Madonna

Pope Francis visited Poland`s most revered monastery on Thursday, home to an ancient Catholic icon believed to work miracles, ahead of a trip by tram to meet young pilgrims from the world over.

First Haj flight from Uttar Pradesh to take off on August 10

First Haj flight from Uttar Pradesh to take off on August 10

The first flight from Uttar Pradesh for Haj this year will take off on August 10, officials said on Tuesday. The flights will continue till August 21.

6 pilgrims killed in Bihar road accident

 Six Hindu pilgrims were killed and five others seriously injured on Tuesday in a road accident in Bihar`s Jamui district.

1,282 pilgrims leave for Amarnath Yatra from Jammu

A fresh batch of 1,282 pilgrims on Thursday left for twin base camps of Amarnath cave shrine in South Kashmir Himalayas amidst tight security.

Amarnath yatra continues to remain suspended for the second day

Amarnath yatra continues to remain suspended for the second day

 The Amarnath yatra continued to remain suspended for the second consecutive day today owing to the ongoing unrest in Kashmir following the killing of the Hizbul Mujahideen (HM) commander Burhan Wani in an encounter with security forces last week.

Amarnath pilgrim killed in Kashmir road accident

Amarnath pilgrim killed in Kashmir road accident

An Amarnath Yatra bound pilgrim was killed leaving 20 injured.

Pilgrims leave for Amarnath Yatra in Kashmir

Pilgrims leave for Amarnath Yatra in Kashmir

Another batch of pilgrims escorted by the security forces on Tuesday left Jammu for the Kashmir Valley in a convoy.

Over 86,000 pilgrims paid obeisance at Amarnath cave shrine

 Over 86,000 pilgrims have paid obeisance at Amarnath cave shrine till the sixth day, while another 1,867 on Friday left the Jammu base camp for the yatra in South Kashmir.

Over 13,000 pilgrims pay obeisance at Amarnath cave shrine

Over 13,000 pilgrims pay obeisance at Amarnath cave shrine

An official said more than 14,000 devotees set off on the trek from Baltal and Pahalgam base camps this morning.

Taliban fighters kidnap at least 25 men from buses in Afghanistan's south

Taliban fighters kidnap at least 25 men from buses in Afghanistan's south

Taliban fighters in the southern Afghan province of Helmand stopped vehicles and detained at least 25 people, officials said on Tuesday, as the insurgents continued a series of abductions on Afghanistan`s highways over the past few weeks.

Ensure India's image is not tarnished, Sushma Swaraj tells Kailash Mansarovar pilgrims

Ensure India's image is not tarnished, Sushma Swaraj tells Kailash Mansarovar pilgrims

External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj on Saturday appealed to pilgrims going on the annual Kailash Mansarovar Yatra not to do anything that might tarnish India`s image.

Five Andhra pilgrims killed, two injured in accident

Five pilgrims from Andhra Pradesh were killed and two others injured today when the vehicle they were travelling in rammed into a truck near a village in Bihar's Kaimur district, police said.

No dress code for pilgrims at Kashi Vishwanath: Nyas Parishad

No dress code for pilgrims at Kashi Vishwanath: Nyas Parishad

Chairman of Sri Kashi Vishwanath Mandir Nyas Parishad said there is no dress code of wearing saree imposed for pilgrims visiting Kashi Vishwanath temple.