Pilgrimage(Search results - 31)
Middle EastJul 22, 2021, 10:43 AM IST
For the first time, Saudi female officers allowed to guard Islam's holiest sites
Women security officers dressed in military khaki uniforms, sporting a hip-length jacket, loose trousers and a black beret over a veil covering their hair and were seen monitoring the Grand Mosque.
Top StoriesJul 2, 2021, 12:25 PM IST
Uttarakhand government cancels Kanwar Yatra for second year in row amid COVID-19
This is the second year in a row that the pilgrimage will stay cancelled. The state has postponed the Char Dham Yatra till further orders in compliance with the state High Court's orders.
Top StoriesJun 26, 2021, 2:20 PM IST
Want Ayodhya to manifest finest of Indian traditions, says PM Modi during review meet with Yogi Adityanath
Calling upon the need to blending identity with infrastructure, the Prime Minister, sources said, pointed that developmental works in Ayodhya will continue in the foreseeable future.
Top StoriesJun 15, 2021, 11:11 AM IST
Uttarakhand government postpones Char Dham Yatra opening order for 3 districts
Char Dham Yatra or pilgrimage begins from Yamunotri in the west, then proceeds to Gangotri and finally to Kedarnath and Badrinath in the east.
IndiaOct 11, 2020, 2:52 PM IST
Booking for Sabarimala ritual begins; pilgrims from other states to register on virtual queue
The Kerala government gave permission for pilgrims to be allowed at the Ayyappa temple at Sabarimala for the five-day puja in mid-October and from 16 November, for the two-month Mandala-Makaravilakku pilgrimage season.
IndiaSep 29, 2020, 5:09 PM IST
Kerala: Sabarimala pilgrimage season to resume from November 16
Kerala government said the two-month long season from November 16 will be held strictly adhering to COVID-19 protocols
WORLDJun 23, 2020, 9:48 AM IST
Coronavirus: Saudi Arabia bars pilgrims from abroad for Hajj; limits numbers
Saudi Arabia will strictly limit the number of people who can take part in this year’s Hajj pilgrimage to Mecca because of the coronavirus
IndiaMay 17, 2020, 12:09 PM IST
‘Coronavirus a demon, can only be killed by divine forces’, says priests
Is coronavirus an asur (demon) that can only be killed by divine forces? All-India organisation of priests seems to think so and has requested Prime Minister Narendra Modi to reopen temples and pilgrimage centres to help combat the COVID-19 outbreak.
Coronavirus Fact CheckApr 2, 2020, 12:58 PM IST
Coronavirus fact check: Are 400 pilgrims stuck in Vaishno Devi temple?
According to reports, the Vaishno Devi pilgrimage yatra was actually shut down on March 18, while the government of India had announced the lockdown on March 24
WORLDFeb 28, 2020, 12:06 PM IST
Muslims will not be allowed to visit Mecca and Madina; here's why
The deadly coronavirus that claimed over 2,000 lives across the world and left 80,000 infected has forced the Saudi Arabia government to ban visits to Mecca and Madina as part of Hajj pilgrimage. The ban was announced on Wednesday following cases of the fatal infection reported in the Middle East.
IndiaDec 25, 2019, 6:31 PM IST
55 passengers stranded at Tirupati as travels company throws up its hands owing to solar eclipse
Green Lines Travels was alleged of duping 55 passengers who were taken to Tirupati to seek the blessings of Lord Balaji. However, the pilgrimage turned into an ordeal as the passengers were asked to seek blessing from outside the temple with doors closed.
EntertainmentDec 18, 2019, 5:54 PM IST
Darbar star Nayanthara along with beau Vignesh Shivan are on pilgrimage spree
Ahead of Darbar release, Lady Superstar Nayanthara and her boyfriend Vignesh Shivan were recently spotted at Ayya Vazhi temple in Swamithope and in Suseenthiram temple in Tamil Nadu
IndiaNov 20, 2019, 2:24 PM IST
Andhra Pradesh BJP slams YSRCP govt for using public money to aid Jerusalem pilgrimage
On August 27, the Andhra Pradesh government through a Government Order (GO) revived the scheme of providing financial assistance to Christian pilgrims by the Andhra Pradesh State Christian (Minorities) Finance Corporation for a pilgrimage to Jerusalem
IndiaNov 16, 2019, 5:08 PM IST
Kerala: Sabarimala temple doors opened for devotees for pilgrimage season
Kerala's Sabarimala temple doors have opened for pilgrimage season today. There was a heavy rush of Ayyappa devotees when the shrine opened at 5 pm.