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Saudi Arabia halts Haj travel amid coronavirus outbreak

Saudi Arabia halts Haj travel amid coronavirus outbreak

The decision shows the nagging worry about the outbreak potentially spreading into Saudi Arabia, whose oil-rich monarchy stakes its legit...Read More

Ads of Haj, Jerusalem pilgrimage on bus tickets sparks row in Tirupati

Ads of Haj, Jerusalem pilgrimage on bus tickets sparks row in Tirupati

Some pilgrims at a bus station in Tirupati noticed the advertisement on the back of tickets while travelling to Tirumala and brought this...Read More

Haj 2019 application process to start from Thursday

Haj 2019 application process to start from Thursday

Mumbai: The applications for the next year’s Haj pilgrimage will be accepted online from Thursday and the process will be fully digital, ...Read More

Haj begins today- Arabia tests Japan-inspired ‘nap pods’

Haj begins today- Arabia tests Japan-inspired ‘nap pods’

Mecca : Mansour al-Amer swipes a card to reveal a narrow sleep pod, reminiscent of Japan’s famed capsule hotels. But this pod is in Saudi...Read More

Supreme Court to hear plea by Kerala Haj Committee challenging Centre’s guidelines

Supreme Court to hear plea by Kerala Haj Committee challenging Centre’s guidelines

New Delhi: The Supreme Court will on Thursday hear the plea filed by Kerala Haj Committee challenging the Centre’s guidelines in Haj pilg...Read More

Supreme Court seeks details of Haj aspirants who have applied 5 times without success

Supreme Court seeks details of Haj aspirants who have applied 5 times without success

New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Tuesday asked the Central government to furnish details of Haj pilgrimage aspirants who are above 60 year...Read More

Haj pilgrims should be given liberty to choose airline: AIMPLB

Haj pilgrims should be given liberty to choose airline: AIMPLB

Lucknow (Uttar Pradesh): The All India Muslim Personal Law Board (AIMPLB) claimed that while scrapping Haj subsidy is not an issue; pilgr...Read More

Why was saffron wall repainted? UP govt asks Haj Committee

Why was saffron wall repainted? UP govt asks Haj Committee

Lucknow : The Yogi Adityanath government has decided to seek a clarification from the Uttar Pradesh Haj Committee over the re-painting of...Read More

Centre ends subsidy to Haj pilgrims

Centre ends subsidy to Haj pilgrims

New Delhi: There will be no subsidy for Haj from this year, minority affairs minister Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi said today.

Saudi Arabia okays India’s plan to ferry Haj pilgrims via sea route

Saudi Arabia okays India’s plan to ferry Haj pilgrims via sea route

New Delhi: The Indian government’s proposal to send Haj pilgrims through the sea route has got the green signal from the Saudi Arabian go...Read More

Indian Women to now travel for Haj without ‘mehram’, confirms Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi

Indian Women to now travel for Haj without ‘mehram’, confirms Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi

New Delhi: The Muslim women of India have been allowed to travel for Haj without a ‘Mehram’, or a male guardian, Minority Affairs Ministe...Read More

Muslim women can now travel for Haj without male guardian, says PM Modi

Muslim women can now travel for Haj without male guardian, says PM Modi

Mumbai: Muslim women who have applied to go for Haj without a ‘mehram (husband or a male first blood relation as guardian) this year have...Read More

Haj 2018 set to be digitalised: Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi

Haj 2018 set to be digitalised: Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi

Mumbai: Minister of Minority Affairs Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi has said they were trying to digitalise Haj 2018 and that the application forms ...Read More

1,70,000 pilgrims can now go for Mecca Medina from India

1,70,000 pilgrims can now go for Mecca Medina from India

Mumbai: Every year 30 lakh pilgrims from all over the world visit Mecca Medina, and 1.70 lakh Indians were allowed to visit annually. Til...Read More

Haj application process goes digital, mobile app launched

Haj application process goes digital, mobile app launched

Mumbai: Giving a digital push to the Haj application process for the first time, Union Minister of State for Minority Affairs Mukhtar Abb...Read More

Special prayers offered for Haj victims, farmers on Eid

Special prayers offered for Haj victims, farmers on Eid

Mumbai : The Muslims across the city gathered twice on Friday to offer their prayers – in the morning for Eid al-Adha, popularly known as...Read More

First crane, now crush:  Saudis relook at safety

First crane, now crush: Saudis relook at safety

Number of Indians among the dead rises to 14 even as an inquiry is launched in to the tragic crush

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Mehbooba first Indian woman to lead Haj team

Mecca : Jammu and Kashmir’s ruling PDP president Mehbooba Mufti has become the first ever Indian woman to lead a Haj delegation.

Haj to go ahead despite crane tragedy in Mecca

Haj to go ahead despite crane tragedy in Mecca

Toll mounts to 107 as Saudis grapple with the monumental disaster 

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33 Indians die during Haj

Riyadh: Thirty-three Indians have died of illness or old-age ailments during the Haj pilgrimage in Saudi Arabia this year, a media report...Read More

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