AMN / The religious city of Nashik in maharashtra is all set to welcome more than one crore pilgrims on the three auspicious days of the Kumbh Mela when the ‘shahi snaan’ takes place. All preparations are now at a finale stage as official Flag hoisting of the Kumbhamela is scheduled for Tuesday. Nashik is … Continue reading History of Kumbh Mela in Nashik
A Akhter / The religious city of Nashik in maharashtra is all set to welcome more than one crore pilgrims on the three auspicious days of the Kumbh Mela when the ‘shahi snaan’ takes place. All preparations are now at a finale stage as official Flag hoisting of the Kumbhamela is scheduled for Tuesday. Nashik … Continue reading Nashik ready to welcome one crore pilgrims on Kumbh Mela
SRINAGAR (AMN) The eighth batch comprising 1,770 pilgrims today left from the base camp in Jammu to the holy cave shrine of Amarnath in South Kashmir Himalayas amid tight security. With today’s batch,over 15,600 pilgrims have so far left from Jammu base camp for Amarnath shrine. Police sources said, in the latest batch the pilgrims … Continue reading 15,000 pilgrims visit Amarnath shrine so far
Punjab is celebrating the 350th years of foundation of Sri Anandpur Sahib, today. The holy city, which is also the birth place of Khalsa, was founded by the Ninth Guru Sri Guru Tegh Bahadur Ji in 1665. To commemorate the occasion whole town has been painted white. Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh, BJP President Amit … Continue reading Punjab celebrates 350th year of foundation of Sri Anandpur Sahib
Pope Francis has blamed human selfishness for global warming in his long awaited encyclical calling for action on climate change. In the letter, he urges rich to change their lifestyles to avert the destruction of ecosystem. Environmentalists hope the message will spur on nations ahead of the UN Climate Conference in Paris in December.
The annual Char Dham Yatra will partly begin tomorrow with the opening of the gates of Gangotri and Yamunotri shrines on the auspicious occasion of “AkshayaTritiya”. The gates of the other two shrines, Kedarnath and Badrinath will be opened 24 and 26 of this month. To attract more people to the annual pilgrimage this year … Continue reading Char Dham Yatra to begin
The process of registration of pilgrims for Amarnath Yatra 2015 has begun. In a release, the Shrine Board said, those who desire to visit should log on to Board’s website www.shriamarnathjishrine.com to know how to register through Group Registration Facility. Shri Amarnathji Shrine Board, chaired by Jammu and Kashmir Governor, has issued advisory for yatris.
AMN Two gangsters were killed in a police encounter in Telangana today. A constable was also killed and two Circle Inspectors injured seriously in the incident. The incident took place this morning at Janakipuram in Nalgonda district. According to local police, the two miscreants were killed on the spot and two country-made weapons were recovered … Continue reading Two gangsters killed in encounter in Telangana
Eid-Ul-Fitr is the holiday that follows the blessed month of Ramadan and falls on the 1st day of Shawwal, the 10th month in the Hijra (Islamic) calendar. As with all months in the Hijra calendar, it begins with the sighting of the new moon. It commemorates both a joyous holiday and some sadness due to the end of the blessed month of Ramadan.
By Khaled Al-Shalahi
MADINA — Muslims around the world can soon virtually access the Prophet’s Mosque in Madina and get vital information related to it through e-gate services being developed by the Prophet’s Mosque Affairs Agency, Abdul Aziz Bin Ali Al-Ayoubi, Head of the Computer Section at the Agency told Okaz/Saudi Gazette Saturday.
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