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13 January, 2019 1:40 PM Kumbh Mela: UP Police conduct checkings at Shahjahanpur Railway Station, bomb and dog squad on spot

New Delhi: Ahead of grand Kumbh Mela at Uttar Pradesh's Prayagraj, police on Sunday conducted checkings at Shahjahanpur Railway Station along with bomb squad and the dog squad. "We've started a checking campaign in view of Kumbh Mela. GRP, Civil Police, RPF among others are conducting the checkings," Arvind Kumar, Station Officer, Government Railway 226

13 January, 2019 9:09 AM Visit to Kartapur Gurudwara in Pakistan will be visa-free: PM Narendra Modi

NEW DELHI: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday released a commemorative coin to mark the birth anniversary of Guru Gobind Singh. While releasing the coin, the PM said that pilgrims will soon be able to have a visa-free entry at Darbar Sahib in Pakistan. "Through Kartarpur corridor, Sikh devotees will be able to make visa-free pilgrimage to Darbar 231

11 January, 2019 11:21 AM Saudi Arabia issues 2.6 million Umrah visas

Up till now, 2.250 million pilgrims have entered the kingdom to perform Umrah. Riyadh: Saudi Arabia has granted 2.664 million visas for pilgrims to perform Umrah this year, a 2.79 per cent up over the corresponding period last year, according to official statistics released on Friday. Up till now, 2.250 million pilgrims have entered the kingdom to perform 106

7 January, 2019 1:59 PM Kumbh JioPhone launched especially for pilgrims: All you need to know

The Kumbh JioPhone will offer 4G data and a suite of benefits designed for the needs of pilgrims. Telecom giant Reliance Jio has launched the Kumbh JioPhone, which will enrich the spiritual experience of millions of pilgrims attending the divine holy dip. The Kumbh JioPhone offers 4G data and a suite of benefits especially designed for the needs of pilgrims 164

7 January, 2019 4:16 AM UP Police deputes over 20,000 teetotaller and vegetarian cops for Kumbh Mela in Prayagraj

Uttar Pradesh Police has asked all devotees visiting Prayagraj during Kumbh Mela to keep their identity cards handy. The preparations for the Kumbh Mela, slated to begin in Prayagraj on January 15, are in full swing. Besides other authorities and agencies, the Uttar Pradesh Police is also involved in making all arrangements to make the Kumbh Mela hassle 251

2 January, 2019 11:37 AM 23 Passports "Misplaced" By Pak High Commission Declared Lost: Centre

The Ministry of External Affairs has declared the passports of 23 Indians as "lost" after learning that the documents were misplaced by the Pakistani High Commission. The Centre on Wednesday said it has declared the passports of 23 Indians as "lost" after learning that the documents were misplaced by the Pakistani High Commission in New Delhi. "The Ministry 67

2 January, 2019 10:00 AM Pakistan High Commission has misplaced 23 Indian passports: Sushma Swaraj

To prevent the misuse of these misplaced passports, all the passports have been declared as ‘lost’ in the passport database.  New Delhi: India has officially confirmed that Pakistani High Commission has "misplaced" passports of 23 Indian pilgrims. External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj in a written statement in Parliament while confirming the development 119

29 December, 2018 6:26 PM Pak Lays Out 14 Conditions For Using Kartarpur Corridor: Report

Pakistan has sent recommendations to India for facilitating visa-free travel of Indian Sikh pilgrims through the upcoming Kartarpur corridor, according to a media report in Islamabad on Saturday. Islamabad has given a 59-page document with 14 key recommendations to New Delhi, Express News TV reported quoting Pakistani diplomatic officials. The recommendations 102

29 December, 2018 10:43 AM 85 Lakh Pilgrims To Visit Vaishno Devi By December 31, Says Shrine Board

The number of pilgrims visiting the Vaishno Devi shrine in Jammu and Kashmir is likely to cross 85 lakh this year. The figure is the highest in the last five years. "We have already crossed 84.50 lakh and an estimated 50,000 pilgrims are expected to visit the shrine during the next 48 hours," Shri Mata Vaishno Devi Shrine Board Chief Executive Officer 92

29 December, 2018 9:25 AM Pakistan to spell out criteria for Indian pilgrims using Kartarpur corridor

Pakistan to send a proposal on the Kartarpur corridor to India highlighting certain criteria for the pilgrims, reported news agency ANI on Saturday citing Pakistani media. According to ANI, the proposal of the Pakistan government will highlight points that include--permits, passports, pilgrim entry among others. As per the proposal cited by ANI, the entry 474