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Hotel fire in Mecca causes alarm

Civil Defence spokesman Nayef al-Sharif said no casualties were reported in the incident.

Aug 21, 2017, 16:33 PM IST

Saudi Arabia to open border to Qatar pilgrims, Qatar media silent

A statement on the official Saudi Press Agency said the Salwa border point would be open for Qatari citizens who wish to perform the annual pilgrimage to pass through with no electronic permissions needed.

Aug 17, 2017, 13:59 PM IST

Saudi Arabia and Iraq to re-open border crossing after 27 years

The opening of border crossings for trade was also on a list of goals for the talks published by Sadr`s office.

Aug 15, 2017, 17:18 PM IST

First flight with 300 Haj pilgrims leaves for Saudi Arabia

A total of 11,800 pilgrims will be going on the Haj pilgrimage through the Nedumbassery airport this season.

Aug 13, 2017, 13:23 PM IST

Fire breaks out inside Air India office at Bangladesh airport

Ten firefighting units were working to douse the fire that started around noon at the Hazrat Shahjalal International Airport.

Aug 11, 2017, 15:41 PM IST

Last batch of 89 pilgrims leave for Amarnath from Jammu

The shrine is located at an altitude of 3,880-metre in south Kashmir Himalayas.


Aug 05, 2017, 15:19 PM IST

AK-47 rifle bullet recovered from Vaishno Devi pilgrim

A live cartridge of an AK-47 rifle was seized from a pilgrim who was en route the Vaishno Devi shrine in Reasi district here, police said on Tuesday.

Apr 04, 2017, 16:25 PM IST

Pilgrim dies on his way to Vaishno Devi shrine; case registered - Know what happened

In an unfortunate incident, a pilgrim died on Monday on his way to Vaishno Devi shrine.

Sep 05, 2016, 18:43 PM IST

Vaishno Devi-bound pilgrim dies due to heart attack

A 54-year-old Vaishno Devi-bound pilgrim died apparently after suffering a heart attack in Katra town of Jammu and Kashmir's Reasi district today.

Aug 27, 2016, 12:53 PM IST

Amarnath yatra: Death toll reaches 10

 An Amarnath pilgrim and a local driver were killed and 23 others injured when their bus collided with a truck on Srinagar-Jammu National Highway Monday, officials said.

Jul 13, 2016, 16:57 PM IST

Every pilgrim must always keep these five things in mind!

Here, we bring 5 things to keep in mind for every pilgrimage!

Jul 03, 2016, 18:33 PM IST

One pilgrim killed, three injured in Chhattisgarh ropeway mishap

The injured were immediately rushed to the hospital where one woman succumbed to injuries.

Mar 01, 2016, 00:11 AM IST

Pilgrim dies enroute to Vaishno Devi shrine

A pilgrim on his way to Mata Vaishno Devi shrine died of heart attack today near Adh Kuwari in Katra belt of Reasi district, police said.

Aug 24, 2015, 16:31 PM IST

Kerala: Nine pilgrim tourists fail to return, probe on

 Kerala Police have launched a probe into the vanishing act by a group of nine persons, who had gone to Jordan on a pilgrimage tour from here on May 27 and have not returned.

Aug 05, 2015, 14:30 PM IST

Spell out steps to make Godavari clean: HC to Maharashtra

The Bombay High Court has asked Maharashtra government to declare within a week what steps it would take to make the Godavari river in Nashik, where Kumbh Mela starts next month, pollution-free and its water fit for drinking.

Jun 13, 2015, 21:52 PM IST

Four Saudi pilgrim children die of poisoning in Iran

Four Saudi Arabian children on a pilgrimage to Iran died afer falling sick in their hotel rooms which had been fumigated, the Iranian health minister said on Monday.

Jun 08, 2015, 18:43 PM IST

Heatwave kills 17 pilgrims in Pak during Lal Shahbaz Urs

At least seven more pilgrims died on Sunday during the annual Urs celebrations of Hazrat Lal Shahbaz Qalandar in Pakistan's southern Sindh province due to scorching heat which has claimed 17 lives at the famous fourteenth century sufi shrine till now.

Jun 07, 2015, 18:24 PM IST

Mata Vaishno Devi pilgrim dies of heart attack

 A 44-year-old pilgrim has died of heart attack en route cave shrine of Mata Vaishno Devi in Trikuta Hills of Reasi district in Jammu and Kashmir.

Jan 28, 2015, 22:26 PM IST

90-yr-old pilgrim dies on way to Gangasagar

A 90-year-old pilgrim died of heart attack on Monday on his way to Gangasagar where 60,000-odd people have arrived to take holy dip on the occasion of 'Makar Sankranti'.

Jan 12, 2015, 20:26 PM IST

Pilgrim count at Amarnath cave crosses two lakh mark on Sunday

More than two lakh devotees have paid their obeisance at the holy Amarnath cave shrine in Jammu and Kashmir, reports said on Sunday.

Jul 13, 2014, 22:52 PM IST