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Jul 19, 2017
Over 8,000 pilgrims from J&K to perform Haj this year; first batch to leave next weekOver 8,000 pilgrims from Jammu and Kashmir would join Muslim devotees from across the globe in Saudi Arabia for the annual Haj pilgrimage this year with the first batch of pilgrims leaving for the kingdom from Srinagar next week, the state government said on Wednesday.
Jul 04, 2017
Gulf crisis: Iran to be allowed to set up temporary consulates in Saudi Arabia during HajIran will be allowed to set up temporary consulates in Saudi Arabia during the Haj pilgrimage despite the absence of diplomatic ties between the two rivals, the foreign ministry in Tehran said on Tuesday.
Jun 15, 2017
London fire: Syrian refugee named as first victim, died trapped in 14th floor apartmentA 23-year-old Syrian student, who had fled his war-torn country and arrived in the UK three years ago, was Thursday named as the first victim of the west London fire that killed 17 people
Apr 29, 2017
Money involved in terror financing minuscule, but impact substantial: Home ministry officialWhile the quantum of money involved in terror financing incidents in the country is "very, very minuscule", the damage done by such activities is significant, a top security official said on Saturday.
Feb 04, 2017
Haj policy: Six-member panel to study ways to reduce subsidiesThe Centre has formed a six-member committee to give a report on ways to improve India's Haj policy and also look into issue of subsidy to the pilgrimage in light of 2012 Supreme Court order on gradually reducing and abolishing it by 2022.
Jan 13, 2017
Education for Muslim girls: Owaisi's progressive stance may end culture of empty appeasementAIMIM chief Asaduddin Owaisi's statement that Haj subsidy should be abolished in favour of education for Muslim girls is a progressive stance and deserves our wholehearted backing.
Jan 11, 2017
Saudi Arabia rolls out 'biggest increase' in India's Haj quota, hikes it by 34,500Saudi Arabia had five years ago slashed Haj quotas for foreign pilgrims coming from each country by 20 per cent in view of safety of the devotees as they undertook expansion of Grand Mosque there
Jan 03, 2017
Union ministry launches Haj Committee of India's mobile app on Google Play storeUnion Minister of State for Minority Affairs Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi on Monday launched the Haj Committee of India's mobile app here.
Nov 08, 2016
Compat overrules CCI's Rs 64 crore fine imposed on GlaxosmithKline, SanofiThe tribunal's order comes more than a year after the CCI had slapped Rs 64 crore fine on the two firms for alleged collusive bidding in supply of a meningitis vaccine to the government for Haj pilgrims
Oct 06, 2016
Haj pilgrimage to now be managed by Minority affairs ministryThe management of Haj pilgrimage will now be done by the Minority Affairs Ministry instead of the External Affairs Ministry. President Pranab Mukherjee has given assent to new rules in this regard.