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  • New, Gritty India Lord Over Lord's

    New, Gritty India Lord Over Lord's

    Alastair Cook's men ran into New India, a group of gritty players, who were not scared of giving back what their country had received for years. Faced with a barrage of short-pitched deliveries the world over, Ishant Sharma sent down a generous doze ...

  • First Flight From Bhopal Carrying Hajj Pilgrims on Sept 17

    First Flight From Bhopal Carrying Hajj Pilgrims on Sept 17

    The first flight from Bhopal to Saudi Arabia for Haj pilgrims will take off from Bhopal on September 17.

  • Kolkata Knight Riders' Grand Felicitation at Eden Gardens on Tuesday

    Kolkata Knight Riders' Grand Felicitation at Eden Gardens on Tuesday

    The mecca of cricket, Eden Gardens will once again stand up to welcome its Kolkata Knight Riders team, amidst fun, glamour and glory on Tuesday which will be a mark of respect for the team by the Cricket Association of Bengal for bringing the IPL tro...

  • Indonesia Religion Minister Quits Over Pilgrimage Graft

    Indonesia Religion Minister Quits Over Pilgrimage Graft

    Indonesia's religious affairs minister resigned on Monday after being accused of misusing funds that were supposed to help Muslims go on pilgrimage to the holy city of Mecca.

  • Saudis Question Mecca Preparedness as MERS Spreads

    Saudis Question Mecca Preparedness as MERS Spreads

    Officials in Saudi Arabia are raising alarm that the kingdom is not doing enough to prevent Mecca from becoming a route for exporting an often deadly respiratory virus as millions of Muslims from around the world converge on the city to perform pilgr...

  • Saudi Arabia Finds Another 32 MERS Cases as Disease Spreads

    Saudi Arabia Finds Another 32 MERS Cases as Disease Spreads

    Saudi Arabia said on Thursday it had identified 32 new cases of Middle East Respiratory Syndrome (MERS), pushing the total number of infections in the country so far to 463.

  • Saudi Arabia reports 11 new cases of MERS virus, first in Mecca

    Saudi Arabia reports 11 new cases of MERS virus, first in Mecca

    Saudi Arabia said on Wednesday it had discovered 11 more cases of the potentially deadly Middle East Respiratory Syndrome (MERS), including what appeared to be the first case in the Muslim holy city of Mecca.

  • Meet Vishwaraj Jadeja, India's next big thing in ice-skating

    Meet Vishwaraj Jadeja, India's next big thing in ice-skating

    Vishwaraj Jadeja is the only Indian ice-skater who trains in Utrecht, a place that can be called the Mecca of Ice Skating. He is already the Indian national record holder and on current form, not too far away from the Olympic qualification mark.

  • Saudi man who broke mother's tooth to have his own removed

    Saudi man who broke mother's tooth to have his own removed

    A Saudi Arabian man who punched out his mother's tooth during a fight will have his own tooth broken as punishment, in addition to being imprisoned and publicly lashed.

  • Fire at Medina hotel in Saudi Arabia kills 15, injures 130

    Fire at Medina hotel in Saudi Arabia kills 15, injures 130

    A fire broke out on Saturday at a hotel housing religious pilgrims in western Saudi Arabia, killing at least 15 people and wounding 130, according to authorities in the kingdom.

  • Blaze kills 12 pilgrims in Saudi holy city hotel

    Blaze kills 12 pilgrims in Saudi holy city hotel

    A fire killed 12 people and injured 130 others in a pilgrim hotel in the Saudi holy city of Medina on Saturday, the state-run SPA news agency reported.

  • What Aseemanand allegedly said about Narendra Modi, RSS and terror

    What Aseemanand allegedly said about Narendra Modi, RSS and terror

    Some of the worst recent terror attacks in India, which collectively killed more than 100 people, were allegedly sanctioned by the Rashtriya Swayamsewak Sangh or RSS - this is what Swami Aseemanand, imprisoned for those attacks, has reportedly revea...

  • The Aseemanand Controversy: your 10-point cheat-sheet

    The Aseemanand Controversy: your 10-point cheat-sheet

    Some of the worst recent terror attacks in India, which collectively killed more than 100 people, were allegedly sanctioned by the Rashtriya Swayamsewak Sangh or RSS - this is what Swami Aseemanand, imprisoned on charges of facilitating those attack...

  • Magazine says terror accused Aseemanand alleged RSS sanctioned attacks, 'all lies' says Sangh

    Magazine says terror accused Aseemanand alleged RSS sanctioned attacks, 'all lies' says Sangh

    Aseemanand, a key accused in several terror attacks between 2006 and 2008, has alleged that the Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh or RSS sanctioned these strikes, the Caravan magazine says.

  • Saudi judge orders man to be lashed for accusing wife

    Saudi judge orders man to be lashed for accusing wife

    A Saudi news website says a judge in the city of Mecca ordered a man to be lashed 20 times for accusing his spouse of not being a virgin when they married.

  • Veena Malik to host wedding reception in Dubai

    Veena Malik to host wedding reception in Dubai

    Pakistani actress Veena Malik, who got married to businessman Asad Bashir Khan Khattak on December 25, will host a reception on Thursday evening (December 26) in Dubai for close friends and family members.

  • Indian volunteers form largest group to serve Haj pilgrims

    Indian volunteers form largest group to serve Haj pilgrims

    Over 2,000 Indians are providing selfless services to millions of Haj pilgrims from all over the world who have gathered in the holy city of Mecca, forming the largest expatriate volunteer group.

  • Presumed dead, Indian Haj pilgrim found alive

    Presumed dead, Indian Haj pilgrim found alive

    An Indian Haj pilgrim, thought to be dead, has been found alive at a hospital in Mecca, the Saudi media reported today.

  • Andhra Pradesh celebrates Eid-ul-Azha

    Andhra Pradesh celebrates Eid-ul-Azha

    Muslims in Andhra Pradesh celebrated Eid-ul-Azha, a festival marking the sacrifice of Prophet Ibrahim, with religious fervour and gaiety.

  • Muslim pilgrims throng Mina as annual hajj begins

    Muslim pilgrims throng Mina as annual hajj begins

    Some two million Muslims streamed into Mina Valley from the holy city of Mecca on the annual hajj pilgrimage on Sunday, their numbers reduced over health fears and Saudi cuts.

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