The registration for Kailash Manasarovar Yatra has started. External Affairs Ministry has said, this year the Yatra will take place between 12 June to 8th of September through two routes. Applicants for this Yatra must be at least 18 years and not more than 70 years. The last date for registration is 15 March. … Continue reading Registration for Kailash Manasarovar Yatra begins
The 40 day long annual ‘yatra’ to the holy cave shrine of Amarnath in South Kashmir Himalayas will commence on June 29. An official spokesman said to safeguard the safety and security of pilgrims, the Shri Amarnath Shrine Board (SASB) has decided that the yatra will start on June 29 and conclude on Shravan Purnima … Continue reading Amarnath Yatra to begin on June 29
Pope Francis has named 17 new cardinals of the Roman Catholic Church from around the world, many of whom will help choose his successor. The new cardinals come from five continents and include the Vatican’s envoy to Syria. According to the BBC, the range of backgrounds represents a break with custom. Pope Francis has now … Continue reading Pope Francis named 17 new cardinals of Roman Catholic Church
Four-day Chhath puja celeberations concluded today with devotees paying oblation to the rising sun in several states including Bihar, Jharkhand and Uttar Pradesh. A large number of people started gathering on Ghats of various rivers and other water bodies since early morning. Devotees broke their their 36 hours fast after paying oblation to the Sun … Continue reading Chhath puja celebrations come to an end
MADINAH Madinah is witnessing a flurry of activities in preparation for hosting the most important event at the beginning of the next year, “Madinah, the capital of Islamic Tourism 2017”. Madinah was selected for the honor at the end of a meeting held by tourism ministers of the member countries of the Organization of Islamic … Continue reading Madinah to become ‘Capital of Islamic Tourism’
Pope Francis has named 17 new cardinals of the Catholic Church, including 13 who are eligible to vote to elect his successor when he resigns or dies. The new cardinals are mainly from developing countries in Africa, Asia and Latin America. The appointments today emphasise the growing influence at the Vatican of clerics from … Continue reading Pope Francis names 17 new cardinals of Catholic Church
The festival of Navratri begins today. This year Navratri will be celebrated for 10 days. The festival will culminate on 11th of this month with Dussehra celebrations. Prime Minister Narendra Modi has greeted the people on the occasion. In a tweet, Mr Modi extended his greetings to everyone as auspicious Navratri commences.
By SIRAJ WAHAB / MINA – Saudi Arabia British Ambassador to Saudi Arabia Simon Paul Collis and his wife Huda Mujarkech were among the 19,000 British pilgrims who performed Haj this year. It was known by some diplomats and journalists that he had embraced Islam but there had been no official word. The confirmation came … Continue reading British ambassador embraces Islam, performs Haj
ARAFAT (MAKKAH): The Imam of the Grand Mosque,Sheikh Abdul Rahman Al-Sudais led the multitude of pilgrims gathered in Arafat, in prayers after delivering the Haj sermon. Delivering the wide-ranging sermon, Al-Sudais called on muslim leaders to work together to solve the many issues that are confronting the Ummah. The imam said that “terrorism doesn’t belong … Continue reading Haj sermon calls for unity as pilgrims fill Arafat
AMN The Somnath Trust has decided to deposit about 6 kilogram of gold under Government’s Gold monetisation scheme. In a tweet, Prime Minister Narendra Modi said, he is glad to know that the trust has decided to deposit gold under the scheme. The scheme is basically a new deposit tool to ensure mobilization of gold … Continue reading Somnath Trust to deposit 6 kg gold under Modi’s Gold Monetisation Scheme
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