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  • 88 Bangladeshi Hajj pilgrims die in Saudi Arabia in 2019

    88 Bangladeshi Hajj pilgrims die in Saudi Arabia

    At least 88 Bangladeshi Hajj pilgrims have died in the last one and half months during their stay in Saudi Arabia to perform Hajj this year.

  • 88 Bangladeshi Hajj pilgrims die in Saudi Arabia in 2019

    Saudi Immigration: Hajj pilgrims to complete it at Dhaka airport

    Hajj pilgrims can now have their immigration process completed at Dhaka airport before leaving for Saudi Arabia.

  • The Hajj debacle!

    Time is running out for some 15,000 hajj pilgrims who are yet to receive their visas. Although the religious ministry has given a 48-hour ultimatum (that runs out today) to 16 agencies to complete the visa related procedures to send 3,000 pilgrims by August 26, we need to ask some hard questions regarding bungling of this year's hajj.

  • More suffering for hajj pilgrims

    More suffering for hajj pilgrims

    It is very inopportune that pilgrims, who perform hajj with so much hope, not to say spending so much money, have to suffer at every step during the journey due to mismanagement and irresponsibility.

  • Tk 3.5 lakh for pvt hajj pilgrimage

    Hajj pilgrims will have to pay Tk 3.49 lakh this year for hajj pilgrimage under private management, says Hajj Agencies Association of Bangladesh (Haab).

  • Umrah visas open for Bangladeshis

    The government of Saudi Arabia lifts restrictions on issuing Umrah visas to Bangladeshi pilgrims.

  • Hajj stampede: Bangladesh death toll rises to 92

    The number of Bangladeshis killed in the Mina stampede during Hajj last month rises to 92 while at least 80 others remain missing.

  • Bangladesh Hajj death toll now 43

    Death toll of Bangladeshi Hajj pilgrims from the Mina stampede goes up to 43, while 92 more are undergoing treatment.

  • Hajj stampede: Deaths of 26 Bangladeshis confirmed

    At least 25 Bangladeshis are among 769 Hajj pilgrims killed in Makkah stampede, Hajj Agencies' Association of Bangladesh (Haab) confirms.

  • An accident or a man-made disaster?

    Experts on crowd control explain that such stampedes occur when massive crowds of people, in a tightly packed space, attempt to press forward when there is no way to divert or turn back. Saudi authorities have explained the stampede as a fault of the pilgrims not heeding instructions.

  • 305 Bangladeshi Hajj pilgrims return home

    A total of 305 Bangladeshi pilgrims return from Saudi Arabia after performing the holy Hajj.