Bangladeshi Hajj pilgrims

91 Bangladeshi hajj pilgrims died in Saudi Arabia till July 8

Of the deceased, 69 are male and 22 are female

2 more Bangladeshi hajj pilgrims die in Saudi Arabia

Two more Bangladeshi hajj pilgrims died in Saudi Arabia.

7,573 Bangladeshi Hajj pilgrims reach Saudi Arabia

Since June 5, a total of 7,573 Bangladeshi Hajj pilgrims have reached Saudi Arabia through 19 flights.

254 going to Hajj at govt expense, Tk 11.33cr to be spent

A total of 254 people are going to perform hajj at the expense of Bangladesh government this year.

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.

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.

Editorial / 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.

Editorial / 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).

October 13, 2015
October 13, 2015

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.

October 2, 2015
October 2, 2015

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.

September 29, 2015
September 29, 2015

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.

September 29, 2015
September 29, 2015

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.

September 27, 2015
September 27, 2015

305 Bangladeshi Hajj pilgrims return home

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

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