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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 04, 2016
Mira Nair's next film Queen of Katwe is not your conventional sports dramaMira Nair, who has given us hits like The Namesake and Monsoon Wedding has a new offering.
Sep 09, 2016
Protests break out in Tehran as Iran bans citizens from taking hajjThe head of Iran's Hajj Organisation blamed the Saudis for refusing to discuss security measures despite the stampede that killed thousands during last year's hajj.
Jul 16, 2016
Nice Attack: France is suffering because of its hard stance against Islamic StateThe recent terror strike in Madina was a wake-up call for those still living in denial. Without an iota of doubt, the violent ideological underpinnings are playing out behind the ongoing global jihadism.
Jul 06, 2016
The significance of Islamic State marking Ramzan's end with attacks on Islam's holy siteThe most distressing news for Muslims today emanating from the birthplace of Islam, Saudi Arabia, is the attack on the holiest Islamic city, Madina.
Sep 24, 2015
Over 150 dead after stampede outside Mecca Mosque: A history of the worst tragedies during hajjThe massive ceremonies during hajj represent a major security and logistical challenge for Saudi Arabia's authorities.
Oct 30, 2014
Who started the fire in Trilokpuri? It was pre-planned, say localsWho started the trouble in East Delhi’s Trilokpuri? Highly-placed sources said the entire flare-up was not “accidental” but “pre-planned”.
Sep 29, 2014
Vow to promote austerity, form Madina-like state in Pakistan: Imran KhanPakistan Tahreek-i-Insaf chief Imran Khan on Sunday vowed to promote austerity and form Madina-like state of Prophet Muhammad era after coming to power.
Aug 27, 2014
Haj: First batch of pilgrims leave from Jammu and KashmirThe first batch of pilgrims from Jammu and Kashmir for Haj 2014 left the summer capital of Srinagar on Wednesday on a direct flight to Madina in Saudi Arabia.
Jun 23, 2014
Will improve facilities for Haj pilgrims, says Sushma SwarajGovernment on Monday promised to bring in significant improvement in facilities for Haj pilgrims and request Saudi Arabia to withdraw 20 percent cut in India's quota for the annual pilgrimage.