02 Oct 2014
Mina: Chanting 'Labbaik Allahumma Labbaik', hundreds of thousands of white-clad Muslims, including Indians, streamed into Mina in Saudi Arabia as the first leg of the annual Haj pilgrimage began on Thursday.
30 Sep 2014
Jeddah: All the 1,36,020 Indian pilgrims who will perform Haj this year have reached Saudi Arabia, officials said on Tuesday.
01 Oct 2014
Damascus: Twin car bombings near a school in Syria killed 22 people on Wednesday, including at least 10 children, with the second exploding as parents frantically searched for their sons and daughters in a street littered with school bags and body parts.
20 Sep 2014
Srinagar: Hajj flights from flood-hit Jammu and Kashmir resumed on Saturday as 550 pilgrims from the state left for Saudi Arabia for the annual pilgrimage.
29 Sep 2014
New York: If your child cannot wait to play after school, better not to restrict him, a study suggests. Moderate-to-vigorous physical activity for at least 60 minutes a day after school saw substantial improvements in the ability of children to pay attention, avoid distraction and switch between cognitive tasks, the findings showed.
29 Sep 2014
Mumbai: Superstar Akshay Kumar, whose upcoming production venture 'The Shaukeens' has three NSD graduates Anupam Kher, Annu Kapoor and Piyush Mishra in the lead, says he could not afford to enroll himself in an acting school during his earlier days.
15 Sep 2014
Mumbai: India's largest software exporter TCS on Sunday said it has opened Saudi Arabia's first all-female business process centre, which will provide employment to up to 3,000 women in three years. Saudi Aramco and GE are the centre's first customers, TCS said in a statement here.
18 Sep 2014
Jammu: Haj flights from the state will resume from Saturday and around 3,750 people are expected to fly to Saudi Arabia for the pilgrimage, Jammu and Kashmir's Minister for Hajj and Auqaf Peerzada Mohammad Sayed said on Wednesday.
30 Sep 2014
Raipur: Chhattisgarh Chief Minister Raman Singh on Monday proposed hiring of engineering graduates for teaching maths and science subjects in government schools even as he stressed the need to improve the 'teaching skills' to bring in qualitative change in overall education.
12 Sep 2014
Riyadh: Saudi Arabia's Foreign Minister Prince Saud Al-Faisal has said that US and Arab allies were ready for a unified vision to combat terrorism through all means.