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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.
Jun 09, 2015
Centre assures better facilities for Haj pilgrims in 2015The Centre on Tuesday assured Haj pilgrims of better facilities in 2015 by taking corrective measures to deal with problems faced by them in 2014 when the state-run Air India was accused of mishandling their travel, causing long delay.
Aug 26, 2014
No service tax: Kailash Mansarovar, Haj pilgrimage to become cheaperPilgrimage to Kailash Mansarovar and Haj will become cheaper with the government exempting such tours from the service tax.
Aug 28, 2012
Now, Indian Haj pilgrims to get Saudi SIM cardsFor the first time, Indian Haj pilgrims will get SIM cards of Saudi Telecom company at a nominal cost before commencing for the pilgrimage.
Jul 23, 2012
SC slashes govt quota seats for Haj pilgrimsThe Supreme Court today reduced the government's discretionary quota seats for Haj pilgrims to 300 from the 5,050 seats, proposed by it.