23 Jun 2020
Coronavirus: No Hajj for Indian Muslims this year, refund initiated
India won't be sending pilgrims to Saudi Arabia this year to perform Hajj, Union Minister Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi said on Tuesday.
17 Dec 2019
Top B2B tech events and conferences to attend in 2020
Major tech events and conferences are nothing less than a Mecca for technology enthusiasts and manufacturers of the world to meet and showcase the future of the industry.
30 Mar 2019
Google I/O 2019 schedule released: Details here
Google has released a preview of the schedule for this year's Google I/O event - the Mecca for coders and tech enthusiasts.
24 Feb 2019
MWC 2019: All the new phones expected to be launched
Mobile World Congress is surely the Mecca for smartphone aficionados and mobile technology enthusiasts.
08 Nov 2018
Change in Saudi's policy may forbid Israeli-Muslims from Mecca pilgrimage
A new rule of Saudi Arabia may stop over one million Israeli Muslims from offering prayers at Mecca, Haaretz reported.
20 Aug 2018
Here's all you need to know about the Hajj pilgrimage
More than 2 million Muslims from around the world, including India, yesterday began the annual Hajj pilgrimage at first light in Saudi Arabia, circling the cube-shaped Kaaba in Mecca that Islam's faithful face five times each day during their prayers.
19 Aug 2018
Over 1.28 lakh Indian pilgrims reach Saudi Arabia for Hajj
Over 1.28L Indian pilgrims have reached Saudi Arabia to perform the annual Hajj pilgrimage, officials said yesterday.
19 Jun 2018
Irrfan reveals what went through his mind while battling cancer
For an actor, who was in his prime, to be diagnosed with a type of cancer as rare as Neuroendocrine Tumour would have stirred a lot of emotions.
18 May 2018
Ramzan 2018: Five apps to make your spiritual journey easier
Ramzan is here, and millions of Muslims are observing month-long fast worldwide from dawn-till-dusk.
06 May 2018
Here's what to expect at Google I/O 2018 conference
If Mobile World Congress is a Mecca for mobile technology pundits, Google's I/O is the holy pilgrim for software developers, Android lovers and Google enthusiasts.
11 Feb 2018
#MosqueMeToo: Even sacred places like Mecca aren't safe for women
For millions of Muslims, Mecca is the holiest place. An estimated 2mn head there annually for Hajj.
10 Oct 2017
Women, men should share pregnancy for gender equality: Muslim cleric
In an outrageous statement, Muslim clerics body Jamiat Ulama's Secretary, Gulzar Azmi, mocked gender equality saying, "If you want equality, why don't men and women carry pregnancy for 4.5 months each?"
02 Apr 2017
Muslim leaders want to do away with Haj subsidy
The Quran dictates that the Haj is obligatory, solely for those who can afford it.