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Kerala family set to get $900 mln for building in Mecca

Apr 23, 2013

Kerala family set to get $900 mln for building in Mecca

The state government is urging the Centre to intervene to ensure the transfer of the money, which has been lying in the Saudi treasury for the past nearly six decades. #Kerala #NewsTracker #Saudi Arabia #Hajj
Haj subsidy: Why do in 10 years what can be done now?

May 09, 2012

Haj subsidy: Why do in 10 years what can be done now?

It is better to phase out the Haj subsidy in one shot rather than over 10 years. And there was ways to do it without hurting the common Muslim. #TheLongView #Mecca #Hajj #Koran #Haj subsidy
SC tells govt to do away with Haj subsidy in 10 years

May 08, 2012

SC tells govt to do away with Haj subsidy in 10 years

The Supreme Court also directed the government to reduce the number of its representatives in the Prime Minister's goodwill delegation that is sent. #NewsTracker #Supreme Court #Bombay High Court #Hajj #Haj Committee of India #Haj subsidy
Govt thinking of stopping Haj subsidy: SM Krishna

Apr 02, 2012

Govt thinking of stopping Haj subsidy: SM Krishna

The Foreign Minister said that a large number of Muslim organisations had approached the government seeking the abolition of the subsidy. #NewsTracker #SM Krishna #External Affairs Minister #Hajj

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Govt thinking of stopping Haj subsidy: SM Krishna

Jun 27, 2014

Ramadan rush: Mega-rich shoppers descend on London

(AP) -- Before the fast, let there be a shopping feast. From Harrods in Knightsbridge to the glittering diamond stores in Mayfair, London has long attracted big spenders. But every year around the holy month of Ramadan, which starts this weekend, a w... #Saudi Arabia #Europe #Kuwait #London #United Kingdom #United Arab Emirates #Qatar #Gordon Clark #Harrods
Govt thinking of stopping Haj subsidy: SM Krishna

Jul 03, 2014

Pinoy pilgrims urged to postpone Hajj, Umrah trips due to MERS-CoV risk

Citing the risk of Middle East Respiratory Syndrome Coronavirus (MERS-CoV) infection, the Department of Health on Thursday advised Filipinos planning to go to Saudi Arabia for the Hajj or Umrah pilgrimages to postpone their trips... #Saudi Arabia #Middle East #United States Department of Health and Human Services
Govt thinking of stopping Haj subsidy: SM Krishna

Jul 09, 2014

Pinoy Hajj pilgrims to head to Mecca despite warning vs. MERS-CoV

Despite the Department of Health's advice to defer Hajj due to the risk of Middle East Respiratory Syndrome Coronavirus (MERS-CoV) infection, a group of Filipino pilgrims is pushing through with its pilgrimage to Mecca, Saudi Arabia... #Saudi Arabia #Middle East #United States Department of Health and Human Services