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Epics for children: Life of Muhammad

The big businessmen of Mecca were neck-deep in luxury and vice.

published on : 4th December 2022
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Hyderabad cops confident of peace holding around Mecca Masjid

Ahead of Friday prayers, security has been beefed up across the Old City, with the highest concentration of forces around the Mecca Masjid.

published on : 26th August 2022
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Saudi police arrest man who helped Israeli sneak into Mecca

Police called on visitors to respect the country's laws, particularly when it comes to Mecca and Islam's holiest sites in the kingdom.

published on : 23rd July 2022
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Saudi citizen arrested after Israeli reporter sneaks into Mecca

The journalist, Gil Tamary of Israel's Channel 13, on Monday posted to Twitter video of himself sneaking into Mecca, Islam's holiest city, in defiance of a ban on non-Muslims.

published on : 23rd July 2022
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Saudi Arabia scales down restrictions, expecting 1 million pilgrims in largest hajj since pandemic

Saudi Arabia has decided to allow 850,000 Muslims from abroad to make the annual pilgrimage, which begins on Thursday.

published on : 6th July 2022
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Saudi welcomes one million for biggest hajj pilgrimage since pandemic

One million people, including 850,000 from abroad, are allowed at this year's hajj after two years of drastically curtailed numbers due to the pandemic.

published on : 5th July 2022
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After two-year hiatus, over 2,200 pilgrims from Bihar set to go on Hajj

Addressing a 'Duaiya' function here late on Sunday evening, Chief Minister Nitish Kumar expressed his good wishes to those "chosen by God for this extraordinary opportunity".

published on : 13th June 2022
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Malappuram man set to walk 8,640 km to Mecca for Haj

Before modern transport facilities came into existence, many Indians made the  Haj pilgrimage to Mecca entirely on foot.

published on : 24th May 2022
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Mecca Masjid blast case: CBI did not provide evidence for claim of Aseemanand's confession to co-jail inmates, says court

In the order, the NIA Special Judge also observed that working for Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh does not make a person communal and anti-social.

published on : 24th April 2018
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Is NIA taking a trial and error approach in Mecca Masjid blast case?

The happenings within the NIA headquarters, especially with regard to Mecca Masjid blast probe, indicate that all was not well within the agency over the last two years.

published on : 22nd April 2018
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Retrial possible, but tedious: Lawyers on Hyderabad Mecca Masjid blast case

Questioning  the NIA’s probe and choice of prosecutor, Hyderabad MP and MIM supremo Asaduddin Owaisi has been raising demands for a retrial in the case.

published on : 20th April 2018
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Mecca Masjid blast case: NIA judge who acquitted five accused reports to work as Hyderabad HC rejects resignation

In his resignation letter, K Ravinder Reddy cited "personal reasons" for his decision and urged that his resignation be accepted and proceeded on leave for 15 days. 

published on : 19th April 2018
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Will PM Narendra Modi stand by victims or accused: Majlis Ittehadul Muslimeen supremo Asaduddin Owaisi

  "Will Prime Minister Narendra Modi stand with victims of the Mecca Masjid blast, or with the accused who were acquitted in the case," asked Majlis Ittehadul Muslimeen (MIM) supremo Asaduddin Owaisi

published on : 19th April 2018
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Telangana: MIM supremo Asaduddin Owaisi contrasts NIA role in Dilsukhnagar and Mecca masjid blasts

Dilsukhnagar & masjid blasts ‘Those who planted bombs in Mecca Masjid are ‘illegitimate’ children of Godse’.

published on : 19th April 2018
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Security beefed up in Hyderabad after Mecca Masjid verdict 

To ensure nothing illegal is smuggled into city, policemen in ‘mufti’ have been scattered all over Old City, sources say.

published on : 18th April 2018
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'I have lost faith in the judiciary', says victim of Hyderabad Mecca Masjid blast

Aatiq is a bangle maker who lost his relatives in the blast, had his hopes pinned on the verdict.

published on : 17th April 2018
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Hyderabad Mecca Masjid Blast: Twists, turns and a dead end

Tension palpable in the Old City of Hyderabad after the special NIA court acquitted all five accused in the Mecca Masjid blast case

published on : 17th April 2018
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Hyderabad Mecca Masjid Blast: BJP, Congress cross swords; MIM screams injustice; TRS stays mum

Monday's verdict led to a political slugfest -- from New Delhi to Hyderabad.

published on : 17th April 2018
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Hyderabad Mecca Masjid Blast: Did the bomb fall from sky or sprout from ground?

IF the five accused who were acquitted on Monday were not responsible for the blast, and if hundreds of those who were initially arrested and later released were innocent too, who are the actual perpe

published on : 17th April 2018
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‘Investigators did not brief witnesses properly’, says police official over Hyderabad Mecca Masjid Blast

The most intriguing part of the whole affair, which NIA insiders describe as ‘’hush-hush’’ with regard to the Mecca Masjid blast probe, was when the investigators reportedly made no efforts to brief t

published on : 17th April 2018
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