pilgrimage

May 12, 2022
May 12, 2022

Special hajj packages can’t be below Tk 4.63 lakh: Agencies’ Association

Hajj agencies will be able to announce separate “special hajj packages” on their own but the pricing of any such package cannot go below the minimum set amount, Hajj Agencies Association of Bangladesh President M Shahadat Hossain Taslim said today.

June 7, 2016
June 7, 2016

Hajj flights to begin from Aug 4

Hajj flights to Saudi Arabia for Bangladeshi pilgrims will begin from August 4 and continue until September 17.

October 22, 2015
October 22, 2015

Hajj death toll tops 2,100 (video)

The death toll from last month's hajj stampede has topped 2,100, according to tallies given by foreign officials, making it by far the deadliest disaster in the pilgrimage's history.

September 26, 2015
September 26, 2015

Hajj stampede: 98 Bangladeshis missing

A total of 98 Bangladeshis are still missing after the stampede at Mecca during hajj that killed over 700 pilgrims.

September 26, 2015
September 26, 2015

Hajj stampede: Saudi mufti says deaths 'beyond human control'

Saudi Arabia's most senior cleric, the grand mufti, has said Thursday's stampede that killed more than 700 people at the annual Muslim pilgrimage to Mecca was beyond human control.

September 24, 2015
September 24, 2015

History of tragedies at hajj pilgrimage

The deadly stampede at the hajj in Saudi Arabia on Thursday that killed at least 717 people is just the latest tragedy to strike the pilgrimage.

July 11, 2015
July 11, 2015

Why do thousands want to show off Mecca on a chat app?

Saudis are asking Snapchat to host this live coverage on the 27th day of Ramadan (13 July this year) as it is believed to be one of the more blessed nights of the month.