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Death toll of Indians in Hajj stampede mounts to 45

Family members of Bibi Jan (inset), who died in Mecca stampede, mourn her death in Hyderabad on Saturday. Photograph: PTI The number of Indians killed in a stampede at the Hajj rose to 45 on......

14 Indians among 717 people killed in Hajj stampede

Pilgrims walk on a road in Mina, near the holy city of Mecca where hundreds were killed in a stampede. Photograph: Ahmad Masood/Reuters Fourteen Indians were among 717 people killed in Mecca......

Death toll in Hajj stampede rises to 717

At least 717 people, including four Indians, were killed and over 860 injured in a stampede on Thursday during Haj in Mecca, in the second worst ever tragedy to hit the annual pilgrimage in Saudi......

When tragedy struck Hajj pilgrims in Mecca

On Thursday, 717 Muslims died and 805 were injured in a deadly stampede during the ongoing Hajj pilgrimage in Mecca. The mishap took place Mina during the ‘stoning of the devil......

Muslims begin their long journey of faith

Over 1.5 lakh Indians along with tens of thousands of Muslims from across the world began moving from the holy city of Mecca to nearby tent-city of Mina, marking the beginning of the annual Haj......

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......

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?......
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King Pele Mesmerises Prince of Kolkata, Sourav Ganguly

Pele with former India captain Chuni Goswami. PTI After landing in Kolkata on Sunday , Pele wove his magic in the Mecca of Indian football,... ...
Muslims to mark Islamic New Year this week; UAE declares 15 October as hijri holiday

Iraqi Shi'ite Muslim commemorate Ashoura in Kerbala, southwest of Baghdad, November 3, 2014. Reuters Muharram, the first month in the Islamic... ...
Convicts seek fresh investigation

The 12 convicts in the 2006 Mumbai train blasts case have written to Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh and Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra... ...
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Whether you cringe at the sight of the camera-and stick-wielding generation clicking randomly, even mindlessly, or have mastered that perfect tilt,... ...
Crème de la crème of Hyderabad

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