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Mar 13, 2018
Supreme Court asks Centre to accommodate 1,965 applicants for Haj pilgrimage in age group of 65 to 69Muslims aged between 65 and 69 years, who are fifth-time unsuccessful applicants for Haj pilgrimage, have a reason to rejoice as the Supreme Court on Tuesday directed the Centre to accommodate 1,965 such people for travel to Mecca this year.
Feb 18, 2018
Pakistan to send transgenders for the first time as volunteers during Haj pilgrimage this yearFor the first time in the history of Pakistan, transgenders will be part of a team of boy scouts being sent to Saudi Arabia to serve as volunteers during 2018 Haj pilgrimage
Jan 16, 2018
Centre withdraws Haj subsidy; Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi says funds will be used to empower MuslimsThe Centre has withdrawn the subsidy for Haj pilgrimage, Minority Affairs minister Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi has announced on Tuesday.
Jan 08, 2018
Saudi Arabia approves India's plan to ferry Haj pilgrims via sea route to Jeddah, says Mukhtar Abbas NaqviSaudi Arabia has given its nod to India's plan to revive the option of ferrying Haj pilgrims via sea route to Jeddah
Aug 13, 2017
Kerala: First flight carrying 300 Haj pilgrims leaves for Saudi ArabiaA total of 11,800 pilgrims will be going on the Haj pilgrimage through the Nedumbassery airport this season
Aug 04, 2017
NIA crackdown on terror in Kashmir: Separatists receive funds from Dubai, London, says top aideNIA investigation on terror funding in Kashmir has revealed that besides receiving funds from Pakistan, separatist leaders of Hurriyat also received funds from its outfits in London and Dubai
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.
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.
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
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.