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The pilgrimage of a lifetime

Over 1.5 million Muslims from around the world have flooded into the holy cities of Mecca and Medina for the annual Haj pilgrimage.The pilgrimage takes place during the middle of the month of Dhul......

Stowaway booked under Passport Act, quizzing on

An Indian man who managed to board an Air India flight at Medina in Saudi Arabia without ticket or passport and hid in the toilet to travel Jaipur, has been booked under the Passport Act even as......

US thinktank warns of violence over book on Ayesha

The Jewel of Medina, a story of Ayesha, Prophet Mohammed's third wife penned by American author Sherry Jones in the form of historical fiction, has been objected to by some Muslims in the United......

Saudi Arabia: Indian spared from execution

An Indian worker in Saudi Arabia will not be executed for trespassing into the "only Muslim" part of the holy city of Medina, despite demands for his execution.Jojo Joseph, who hails from Kerala,......

Mosques: Cultural Representatives of Bygone Era

From the very first prayer hall -- the house of Prophet Muhammad in Medina, which is accepted as the first masjid in the history -- mosques have come a long way and the story of mosques is also the......

Glimpses of Bill Gates's palatial home

Perched on the side of a hill overlooking Lake Washington in Medina, Seattle, Bill Gates's 66,000 sq ft house is as iconic as the man and Microsoft, the software giant that he co-founded. The IT......

Real Madrid sack coach Ancelotti

Real Madrid coach Carlo Ancelotti. Photograph: Juan Medina/Reuters Real Madrid have sacked coach Carlo Ancelotti after the world's richest club by income failed to win major silverware this......

Ancelotti wants to stay at Real despite trophyless season

Real Madrid coach Carlo Ancelotti. Photograph: Juan Medina/Reuters Real Madrid coach Carlo Ancelotti will discuss his future with the club after Saturday's final La Liga game of the campaign at......

Hamilton extends Mercedes stay until 2018

Mercedes Formula One driver Lewis Hamilton of Britain. Photograph: Juan Medina/Reuters Double Formula One world champion Lewis Hamilton has agreed a new three-year contract that will keep him at......

Ancelotti's future hangs in balance as another title slips from Real's grasp

Real Madrid coach Carlo Ancelotti. Photograph: Juan Medina/Reuters If there is one lesson Real Madrid coach Carlo Ancelotti has learned during his two seasons in Spain it is that resting on your......

Serena can break Court's 24 Slams singles record: Navratilova

Serena Williams returns the ball to Sloane Stephens at the Madrid Open tennis tournament. Photograph: Juan Medina/Reuters Serena Williams can break Margaret Court's record of 24 Grand Slam singles......
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Path of the Guru

Bamchu, a tributary of Yargyap Chu (Siyom river), gushed past an overhang of creepers, just below the cave where Guru Nanak had meditated half a... ...
Unravelling the common identity

Pakistani writer Intizar Husain talks about the composite culture of the sub continent through his varied books I met Intizar Husain, one of... ...
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For some of us, a Caribbean cruise or a villa rental in Europe simply doesn't cut it because travel means exploring parts of the globe that few... ...
Florida Facebook killer Derek Medina convicted of second degree murder

A Florida man accused of killing his wife and then posting photos of her lifeless body on Facebook was convicted of second-degree murder in Miami... ...
Desert countries Qatar and Saudi Arabia witness record rainfall and flooding overnight

Qatar was hit by heavy flooding today causing gridlock on the desert country's roads as well as closures of schools and the US embassy. A boy... ...

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