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Riyadh [Saudi Arabia], July 19 (ANI): Thousands of vaccinated Muslim pilgrims gathered at Islam's holiest site of Mecca in Saudi Arabia to perform Hajj by following COVID-19 protocols.
Updated : 3 months, 2 weeks ago IST
New Delhi [India], June 6 (ANI):Union Minister for Minority Affairs Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi on Saturday said that no decision has been taken by the Central government on the 2021 Hajj pilgrimage yet, adding that India will stand with the Saudi Arabia government's decision for annual Hajj yatra a
Updated : 1 year, 1 month ago IST
Mecca [Saudi Arabia], July 30 (ANI): With face masks, sanitisers, less crowd and social distancing, this year Hajj pilgrimage is different owing to coronavirus pandemic.
Updated : 1 year, 2 months ago IST
Riyadh [Saudi Arabia], July 21 (ANI): Saudi Arabia on Monday announced only around 1,000 pilgrims of various nationalities already in the Kingdom will be allowed to perform a dramatically scaled-down hajj this year, as the country continues its battle against the surge in coronavirus infecti
Updated : 1 year, 6 months ago IST
Thiruvananthapuram (Kerala) [India], Feb 29 (ANI): With Saudi Arabia indefinitely suspending visas for visit to Islam's holiest site for the Umrah pilgrimage in the wake of coronavirus outbreak, more than 10,000 people in the state who are awaiting their turn this year for the annual Hajj pi
Thiruvananthapuram (Kerala) [India], Feb 28 (ANI): Even as Saudi Arabia has indefinitely suspended visas for the Umrah pilgrimage in the backdrop of coronavirus outbreak in several parts of the world, more than 10,000 people in Kerala have been cleared by the State Hajj Committee for the ann
Updated : 1 year, 11 months ago IST
Hyderabad (Telangana) [India], Oct 10 (ANI): Telangana Home Minister Mahmood Ali inaugurated application process for the annual Hajj pilgrimage for the year 2020 here on Thursday. This year the government has decided to make Haj applications paperless and online.
Updated : 2 years, 1 month ago IST
Riyadh [Saudi Arabia], July 27 (ANI): Saudi Arabia has suspended issuing visas to pilgrims from the Democratic Republic of the Congo over fears that Ebola could spread during next month's Hajj pilgrimage there.
Updated : 2 years, 2 months ago IST
Srinagar (Jammu and Kashmir) [India], July 22 (ANI): A local group here in association with the State Hajj committee is organizing a special training program for the pilgrims to prepare them for the Hajj pilgrimage to Saudi Arabia.
Srinagar (Jammu and Kashmir) [India], July 4 (ANI): The first batch of 11,000 pilgrims from Jammu and Kashmir left for Saudi Arabia on Thursday to perform this year's Hajj pilgrimage.
Updated : 2 years, 3 months ago IST
Pune (Maharashtra) [India] June 20 (ANI/BusinessWire India): India has several religious sites that attract thousands of pilgrims as well as tourists throughout the year. You can plan to go on the upcoming Amarnath Yatra, make a trip to Kedarnath, Ajmer, Rameswaram, Puri or even embark on
Updated : 3 years, 7 months ago IST
New Delhi [India], Jan 29 (ANI): President Ram Nath Kovind on Monday said that more than 1,300 women are going on Hajj pilgrimage without a Mehram (male guardian) this year after the Centre lifted the restriction.