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28 years ago, memories of another day at Lord's

Monday's win at Lord's was only the second time India has won a Test at the Mecca of Cricket in 82 years. A look back at when it happened for the first time... A rare autograph sheet of the Indian......

Lucknow's leading Islamic cleric under fire for running down Mecca mosque Imam

Well-known Islamic scholar and cleric Maulana Salman Hussain Nadwi is under fire from different quarters for attempting to run down the Imam of the Islamic world’s most revered Mecca mosque.......

Indians help out fellow Muslims at Mecca

Over 2,000 Indians are providing selfless services to millions of Haj pilgrims from all over the world who have gathered in the holy city of Mecca, forming the largest expatriate volunteer group.......

PHOTOS: Haj, the pilgrimage of a lifetime

Tens of thousands of white-clad pilgrims, including Indians, thronged Mount Arafat in Saudi Arabia just outside Mecca, for the climax of the Hajj. Chanting “Labaik Allahum Labaik” (I am......

Do we have to return the money: Ask Mecca Masjid case victims

There is an air of shock and dismay Dr Ibrahim Junaid’s home, ever since the Andhra Pradesh high court ordered the state government to recover Rs 3 lakh paid to him as compensation after he......

Places where gamblers spend most

Las Vegas used to be the Mecca for gamblers worldwide. Things have quite changed now for the Sin City. Newer gambling destinations are taking the thunder away from the 6.8 km Las Vegas Strip, which......

The world's 20 largest buildings

The Abraj Al Bait Towers in Mecca, Saudi Arabia, presently under construction is set to be largest building in the world upon completion. It will also have the largest floor area of any structure......

Sony, Microsoft, Nintendo set to play up the game

At this year's Electronic Entertainment Expo, the Mecca of electronic gaming industry, gamers got a sneak preview of new handheld 3D gaming devices and plenty of 3D game titles and consoles, which......

Gurgaon: Corporate India's new mecca

A few minutes of travel on the gleaming highway that connects Delhi to Jaipur will help you believe that all of corporate India is moving to Gurgaon, one of Delhi's two main satellite cities.On......

Telluride Film Festival: The Mecca for lovers of cinema

Aseem Chhabra celebrates 40 years of the prestigious Telluride Film Festival. On Wednesday, I'll be going home -- for the 20th time.  Since 1994, I have been taking an annual pilgrimage......

Photo: Aamir Khan meets Shahid Afridi in Mecca

Aamir Khan, who is on a14-day Haj pilgrimage to Mecca in Saudi Arabia,met up with Pakistani cricketer Shahid Afridi during a prayer meet. The 47-year-old actor, who finished shooting for the......

28 years ago, memories of another day at Lord's

Monday's win at Lord's was only the second time India has won a Test at the Mecca of Cricket in 82 years. A look back at when it happened for the first time... A rare autograph sheet of the Indian......

PHOTOS: Brazil's former World Cuppers dazzle in Kolkata

Brazil's former World Cup winners mesmerised the mecca of Indian soccer with their unmatched skills, reminding everyone of their heydays as they beat IFA XI 3-1 in an exhibition match at the Salt......

WC: Manu-Mande visit the Mecca of Indian cricket

From the Mecca of Indian cricket -- Shivaji Park -- Rediff staffers, Manu Shankar and Abhishek Mande analyse today's game! Will today's game belong to the Windies on the Proteas?......

Rajasthan Royals may play at Lord's

Winners of the inaugural edition of Indian Premier League, Rajasthan Royals could get a chance to play at Lord's, the mecca of cricket, if a plan set afoot by Marylebone Cricket Club, the custodian......

Player claims match-fixing at Wimbledon

The ghost of match-fixing has come to haunt Wimbledon, the Mecca of tennis, with Belgian Gilles Elseneer's claim that he was offered 70,000 pounds to throw his first-round match against Italian......
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  People speak for mecca

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Q. Visitors to the Islamic Museum in Cairo are always astounded at the geographical tools, resources and maps they find, many of which date back to times long before we supposedly discovered that the earth was round. These materials are a tribute to the significant contribution that Islam has made to the field of geography.One of the key figures in this sharing of knowledge was the Moroccan geographer, Abu Abdallah Al-Idrisi. However, before him, a long line of Muslim explorers left their marks on the world.
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http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/visitors-to-the-islamic-museum-in-cairo-are-always-astounded/28048552/answers/

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Q. Where is the Wailing Wall?
Pinky Singh:  A. The earliest Islamic geographical works still available today date back to the 9th century during the rule of Ma'mun. A map of the world was...... more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/where-is-the-wailing-wall/27819688/answers/28048559

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Q. how can i visit Mecca as non-muslim ?
Nemi Chand:  A. Definition: The Wailing Wall, also referred to as the Kotel, is located in the Old Quarter of East Jerusalem in Israel. It is fifty-seven meters...... more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/how-can-i-visit-mecca-as-non-muslim-/27765246/answers/27819697

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Q. Great Century by Ajinkya Rahane at the Mecca of Cricket now -Many a congrats to this young man ! What do you say ?? 2nd in seven tests he had played so far !!
Gingermasalatadka:  A. How many ids you use? more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/great-century-by-ajinkya-rahane-at-the-mecca-of-cricket-now-/27643447/answers/27765248

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Q. Which Mughal ruler had four ship stationed at Surat for carrying Haj pilgrims to Mecca ?
Sulekha Khuntdar:  A. Very well fought 100 and Lords. Great support by Bhuvi again more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/which-mughal-ruler-had-four-ship-stationed-at-surat-for-carr/27574345/answers/27643453

  Web results for Mecca
New Saudi king fires Abdullah's 2 sons in major govt shake-up

Saudi Arabia's new King Salman has tightened his hold on power, firing two sons of his predecessor and replacing the heads of intelligence and... ...

http://www.ahmedabadmirror.com/news/world/New-Saudi-king-fires-Abdullahs-2-sons-in-major-govt-shake-up/articleshow/46069918.cms
St Johns River Festival of the Arts

--(PR.com)-- On May 2nd and 3rd, historic downtown Sanford will be transformed into an artist mecca for the fourth annual St. John's River Festival... ...

http://www.bizwireexpress.com/showstoryPRcom.php?storyid=366997
I hope the more pacific, cat-loving Muhammad serves as the model for Muslims

Historian Tom Holland on the riddle of monotheism and the crisis within modern-day Islam British classicist and historian Tom Holland, an... ...

http://www.openthemagazine.com/article/books/i-hope-the-more-pacific-cat-loving-muhammad-serves-as-the-model-for-muslims
Going for Haj? You can pay fees online

For the first time, the Haj Committee of India (HCI), which facilitates Haj pilgrims’ visit to Mecca, has made the Haj application process cashless. ...

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UPDATE 2-Saudi king orders payout to state employees, reshuffles cabinet

2:11am IST (Adds further changes) RIYADH Jan 29 (Reuters) - Saudi Arabia's new King Salman ordered a lavish payout to all state employees... ...

http://in.reuters.com/article/2015/01/29/saudi-reshuffle-idINL6N0V86VG20150129

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