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‘Door was shut, didn’t see how the fire started’: Survivors narrate their ordeal after bus with pilgrims returning from Mathura, Vrindavan engulfed in flames...

Recalling the incident, one of the survivors said, “We started running towards the door but the door was locked from outside then all decided to jump out of the window to save themselves.

China reopens Kailash Mansarovar Yatra with new restrictions to discourage Indian pilgrims: Report

China brought new regulations and increased cost of visa for pilgrims, workers and tour operators to Kailash Mansarovar.

12 January 2006 Hajj Stampede in Mecca: When 363 pilgrims died while ‘stoning the Devil’

A small hospital, located near the site of the accident, by the name of Mina General Hospital was overwhelmed with patients.

Uttarakhand: Landslide scare in Joshimath as 561 houses develop cracks, CM Dhami to hold a high-level meeting on Friday

Cracks have reportedly developed in as many as 561 houses in Joshimath as a result of continued land subsidence in the town, stated the District Disaster Management Department.

Jains protest over Shri Sammed Shikharji: The history of the issue and the implications of turning a religious site into a tourist spot

Jains have been protesting against the Jharkhand govt's decision to turn Shri Sammed Shikharji into a tourist spot.

Jains observe a one-day bandh to protest against the Jharkhand govt’s decision to turn Shri Sammed Shikharji Tirth into a tourist spot

Jains consider Shri Sammed Shikharji as one of their holiest sites, the place where 20 Tirthankaras attained salvation.

Pakistan: Politician attacks Hindu family on its way to pilgrimage over petty squabble

Pakistani Hindu resident Ajay Kumar was on a pilgrimage with his family when his overtaking a local politician's car triggered him so much that he traced Kumar's family and got his goons to attack him.

From throwing meat to spitting and insults: The attacks on Kanwar Yatra in 2022

While lakhs of Kanwariyas have reached Haridwar to get water from Ganga, there have been multiple attacks on Kanwar Yatra this year.

Islamists of Raza Academy triggered by Saudi Arabia’s decision to open cinema halls in Madina city, call for protests

Mumbai's Raza Academy, infamous for the 2011 Azad Maidan riots, has denounced the decision by the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia to start cinema halls in Madina city.

Annual Hajj pilgrimage likely to be cancelled as Saudi Arabia is hit by second wave of coronavirus pandemic

As Saudi Arabia is hit with 2nd wave of Coronavirus pandemic after social norms were violated during Ramazan, Hajj may be cancelled this year

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