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18 August, 2018 3:16 PM Over 1.28 lakh Indian pilgrims reach Saudi Arabia for Haj

Over 1.28 lakh Indian pilgrims have reached Saudi Arabia to perform the annual Haj pilgrimage, officials said. A total of 1,28,702 Indian pilgrims are facilitated by the government to undertake the pilgrimage through the Haj Committee this year. As many as 466 flights have brought the Indian pilgrims to perform the annual Haj pilgrimage and the last flight 70

14 July, 2018 7:59 AM First Group Of Haj Pilgrims Leaves For Saudi Arabia

The first batch of Haj pilgrims was today sent off by Minority Affairs Minister Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi, who said the preparations for ensuring a smooth pilgrimage have been completed. The batch of 410 pilgrims from Delhi left for Medina from the Indira Gandhi International Airport this morning. Over 1,200 Haj pilgrims are leaving Delhi for Saudi Arabia 46

16 June, 2018 10:05 AM Chandrababu Naidu promises direct flights for Haj pilgrims from Vijayawada

Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister N. Chandrababu Naidu participated in Eid prayers at Indira Gandhi Municipal Corporation (IGMC) Stadium here on Saturday. Speaking on the occasion, the Chief Minister said that direct flight facility would be arranged for Haj pilgrims from Gannavaram airport next year and residential schools would be provided for Muslims 38

2 May, 2018 3:41 PM Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas’ views on Jews draw universal disapproval

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu accused Mahmoud Abbas of anti-Semitism and Holocaust denial on Wednesday after the Palestinian leader suggested in a speech that historic persecution of European Jews had been caused by their conduct. Jewish groups also condemned Mr. Abbas’ comments, made in a speech on Monday to the Palestinian National Council 54

23 April, 2018 4:32 PM 8 Muslim women from UP who wanted to go for Haj without Mehram withdraw application

At least 32 Muslim women had in past applied to go on Haj without a ‘mehram’. LUCKNOW: Eight Muslim women from Uttar Pradesh who had earlier applied to go on Haj pilgrimage with a Mehram (husband or a male first blood relation as guardian) had withdrawn their application. According to the UP Haj Committee, at least 32 Muslim women had in past applied 63

22 April, 2018 2:31 PM Record 1.75 lakh Indians to go for Haj this year: Centre

Union Minority Affairs Minister Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi on Sunday said a record 1.75 lakh pilgrims from India will go on Haj this year after the Centre increased the pilgrims’ quota for the second consecutive year. “... for the first time after Independence, a record 1,75,025 pilgrims from India will go for Haj this year and that too without any subsidy 45

14 February, 2018 5:24 PM In Christian-Majority Nagaland, Jerusalem Dreams On Offer Ahead Of Polls

The Congress manifesto for Nagaland polls promises a visit to Jerusalem at a subsidised cost. The BJP's vision document says every year 50 people selected through lucky draw will be sent on a Jerusalem tour for free Kohima: In Nagaland, where nine out of 10 people are Christian, political parties are racing to offer the devout a sop they can't refuse 69

12 February, 2018 7:44 PM Muslim women share sexual harassment incidents at Haj, #MosqueMeToo trends on Twitter

#Mosquemetoo was actually started by Egyptian-American feminist and journalist Mona Eltawy, who first shared her experiences on social media. New Delhi: For Muslims across the globe, Haj is the fifth and final pillar of Islam. It is something that every sane adult Muslim must undertake at least once in their lives if they can afford it and are physically 65

7 February, 2018 10:41 PM India Thanks Saudi Arabia For Increasing Country's Haj Quota

A total of 1.75 lakh Indian citizens can go for Haj. Last year, Saudi Arabia increased India's Haj quota by 35,000. Riyadh: Indian External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj on Wednesday thanked Saudi Arabia for increasing India's quota for Islam's most holy pilgrimage, the Haj. At the inaugural ceremony of the Saudi national and cultural festival Al Janadriyah 127

16 January, 2018 3:16 PM Haj Subsidy Scrapped, Twitter Says, "Wonderful News"

In a big move by the government, Haj subsidy for thousands of Muslims who go on Haj pilgrimage each year was today scrapped. This means that the Haj pilgrims will no longer get benefits like discounts on Air India flight tickets. New Delhi: In a big move by the government, Haj subsidy for thousands of Muslims who go on Haj pilgrimage each year was today 44