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First flight of Haj pilgrims arrives in Srinagar


November 30th, 2011 - 4:01 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Nov 30 (IANS) The first flight of pilgrims who performed the holiest Muslim pilgrimage of Haj this year reached here Wednesday.Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Omar Abdullah received the ... Read more...

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PM’s intervention sought for Kashmir’s Haj pilgrims


October 6th, 2010 - 2:54 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Oct 6 (IANS) The 6,700 pilgrims from the Kashmir Valley going for the Haj this year want Prime Minister Manmohan Singh intervenes after Saudi Airlines refused to operate from the ... Read more...

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Mohsina Kidwai elected chairperson of Haj committee


March 11th, 2010 - 12:15 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 10 (IANS) Senior Congress leader Mohsina Kidwai was Wednesday elected chairperson of the Haj Committee of India, a government panel that makes arrangements for the Muslim pilgrimage to the ... Read more...

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Bangladesh’s Muslim pilgrimage calls for peace, stability


January 24th, 2010 - 5:08 pm ICT by IANS
Dhaka, Jan 24 (DPA) Millions of devotees prayed for global peace, prosperity and unity in Bangladesh as the world's second-largest Muslim congregation concluded Sunday. Indian scholar Moulana Jubayerul Hassan led the concluding ... Read more...

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Tunisia first country to prohibit Haj because of swine flu


October 6th, 2009 - 9:56 pm ICT by IANS
Tunis/Cairo, Oct 6 (DPA) Tunisians will not be allowed to travel to Saudi Arabia for the Muslim pilgrimage or Haj because of fears of the H1N1 virus, known also as swine flu, ... Read more...

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Saudi Arabia reports second A/H1N1 flu death


July 31st, 2009 - 1:13 am ICT by IANS
Riyadh, July 30 (Xinhua) Saudi Arabia Thursday reported the second A/H1N1 flu death in the country, the Saudi Press Agency (SPA) said citing the health ministry. A 28-year-old Indonesian woman was taken to ... Read more...

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First batches of Haj pilgrims leave, visa trouble for some (Roundup)


October 30th, 2008 - 8:37 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi/Hyderabad/Lucknow, Oct 30 (IANS) The first of India's 168,000 Haj pilgrims from across the country left for the holy city of Madina in Saudi Arabia Thursday. There was, however, some disappointment ... Read more...

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First batch of Kashmir pilgrims ready for Haj


October 30th, 2008 - 2:20 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Oct 30 (IANS) The first batch of Haj pilgrims from Jammu and Kashmir are scheduled to leave for Saudi Arabia on a Srinagar-Jeddah flight later Thursday."This year over 8,000 pilgrims from ... Read more...

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Musharraf to seek refuge in London: report


August 19th, 2008 - 3:37 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 19 (IANS) Former Pakistan president Pervez Musharraf could seek refuge in London, a British newspaper reported Tuesday. The Daily Telegraph quoted an unnamed senior Western diplomat in Islamabad as ... Read more...

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Western diplomat says Musharraf may seek refuge in London


August 19th, 2008 - 11:01 am ICT by ANI
London , Aug 19 (ANI): Amid all the speculations about former Pakistan President Pervez Musharrafs future plans, a western diplomat posted in Islamabad has said that the ex-General might ultimate base ... Read more...

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Dubai unveils plan for museum on Prophet Mohammed


March 12th, 2008 - 5:48 pm ICT by admin
DPA Dubai, March 12 (DPA) The glitzy emirate of Dubai, known for its futuristic skyscrapers and extravagant shopping malls, announced a plan to set up a museum to highlight the life and legacy ... Read more...

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Saudi Arabia arrests 28 Al Qaeda men for ‘terror plot’


March 4th, 2008 - 12:25 am ICT by admin
DPA Riyadh, March 3 (DPA) Saudi Arabia's ministry of the interior arrested 28 suspects for planning terror attacks and seeking to recruit youths and rebuild Al Qaeda's local cells, Saudi-owned al-Arabiya television said ... Read more...

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