Jammu & Kashmir: 225 Kashmiris, 60 India security killed in 2020
1st Jan 2021

Jammu & Kashmir: 225 Kashmiris, 60 India security killed in 2020

By Hilal Mir SRINAGAR, Jammu and Kashmir, India (AA): Amid rising concerns over “extrajudicial killings” and “fake encounters” in Indian-administered Jammu and Kashmir, the police chief in the region said Thursday a total of 225 “militants” were killed in the … Continued

Kashmir: Border clashes kill 10 civilians
14th Nov 2020

Kashmir: Border clashes kill 10 civilians

By Nusrat Sidiq and Aamir Latif   SRINAGAR, Jammu and Kashmir, India (AA): At least 15 people were killed, including four Indian soldiers and one Pakistani trooper as heavy shelling and gunfire were exchanged Friday between India and Pakistan along … Continued

Jammu & Kashmir: Top militant commander killed by Indian forces
2nd Nov 2020

Jammu & Kashmir: Top militant commander killed by Indian forces

By Nusrat Sidiq   SRINAGAR, Jammu and Kashmir, India (AA): A top militant commander, Saifullah Mir, was killed in a gun battle in the Indian-administered Kashmir on Sunday, police said. Kashmir region’s Inspector General of Police Vijay Kumar said that … Continued

Jammu & Kashmir: Blow to press freedom as India closes free media
22nd Oct 2020

Jammu & Kashmir: Blow to press freedom as India closes free media

By Nusrat Sidiq   SRINAGAR, Jammu and Kashmir (AA):- The abrupt closure of a decades-old local English-language daily in Indian-administered Kashmir has dealt yet another blow to press freedom in the region, with journalists saying the move is meant to … Continued

Jammu & Kashmir: Young ‘innocent’ Kashmiri killed in police custody
18th Sep 2020

Jammu & Kashmir: Young ‘innocent’ Kashmiri killed in police custody

By Nusrat Sidiq   SRINAGAR, Jammu and Kashmir (AA) : A 23-year-old young man in Indian-administered Kashmir was allegedly killed in police custody Tuesday night, according to his family. The deceased, identified as Irfan Ahmad Dar of Northern Kashmir’s Baramulla … Continued

Jammu & Kashmir: Indian police attack Muharram processions injuring 40 Kashmiris
30th Aug 2020

Jammu & Kashmir: Indian police attack Muharram processions injuring 40 Kashmiris

By Hilal Mir   SRINAGAR, Jammu and Kashmir (AA) : Forty Kashmiris were injured on Saturday when Indian police dispersed a procession with disproportionate force, eye witnesses said. Indian forces fired shotgun pellets and tear gas shells at the Muharram … Continued

Jammu & Kashmir: Indian govt bans Muslim gatherings but OKs Hindu pilgrimage
6th Jul 2020

Jammu & Kashmir: Indian govt bans Muslim gatherings but OKs Hindu pilgrimage

By Nusrat Sidiq   SRINAGAR, Jammu and Kashmir, India (AA): The regional administration in Indian-administered Jammu and Kashmir is set to allow a Hindu pilgrimage despite rising coronavirus infections and deaths. Under a government order effective the weekend of July … Continued

Indian forces killed civilian in Kashmir, family says
2nd Jul 2020

Indian forces killed civilian in Kashmir, family says

By Nusrat Sidiq   SRINAGAR, Jammu and Kashmir, India (AA): The family of a 65-year-old civilian killed in Indian-administered Kashmir on Wednesday said he was killed in “cold blood” by government forces in the region, which the police rejected as … Continued

India grants thousands citizenship rights in Kashmir to dilute Muslim population
27th Jun 2020

India grants thousands citizenship rights in Kashmir to dilute Muslim population

By Hilal Mir   SRINAGAR, Jammu and Kashmir, India (AA): As many as 25,000 people have been granted domicile certificates in Muslim-majority Indian administered Jammu and Kashmir since May 18, which local politicians believe is the beginning of disturbing demographic … Continued

Jammu & Kashmir: 3 Indian paramilitary troops killed in shootout
5th May 2020

Jammu & Kashmir: 3 Indian paramilitary troops killed in shootout

By Hilal Mir   SRINAGAR, Jammu and Kashmir, India (AA): Three Indian paramilitary troopers were killed in an attack by insurgents in Indian-administered Kashmir on Tuesday, a spokesman said. Militants fired at a group of Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) … Continued

Jammu and Kashmir: ‘Police action against scribes to silence voices in Kashmir’
26th Apr 2020

Jammu and Kashmir: ‘Police action against scribes to silence voices in Kashmir’

By Hilal Mir   SRINAGAR, Jammu and Kashmir, India (AA):  Prominent Kashmiri journalist and author Gowhar Geelani, who has been booked by authorities in Indian-administered Kashmir for his social media posts said those critical of the government in the region … Continued

Cross border shelling rise killing civilians on Kashmir border
20th Apr 2020

Cross border shelling rise killing civilians on Kashmir border

By Islamuddin Sajid and Hilal Mir ISLAMABAD, Pakistan/SRINAGAR, Jammu and Kashmir, India (AA): As the world battles the COVID-19, Kashmiris across the Line of Control (LoC) struggle to escape from bullets. The de facto border divides the disputed Kashmir valley … Continued

Jammu and Kashmir: 4 Kashmiris killed in gunfights with Indian forces
18th Apr 2020

Jammu and Kashmir: 4 Kashmiris killed in gunfights with Indian forces

By Nusrat Sidiq   SRINAGAR, Jammu and Kashmir, India (AA): Four Kashmiri militants were killed in two separate gunfights with Indian government forces in Indian-administered Kashmir, police said on Friday. Two militants were killed during a search operation in Dairoo … Continued

Jammu & Kashmir: Muslim countries rejects India’s new law in Kashmir
6th Apr 2020

Jammu & Kashmir: Muslim countries rejects India’s new law in Kashmir

By Islamuddin Sajid   ISLAMABAD, Pakistan (AA): The Organization of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) rejected the new laws introduced by the Indian government in Jammu and Kashmir, saying it could change the Muslim-majority region’s demographics. In a statement, issued late Saturday … Continued

Jammu and Kashmir: COVID-19 information blackout by Indian govt hitting Kashmir hard
22nd Mar 2020

Jammu and Kashmir: COVID-19 information blackout by Indian govt hitting Kashmir hard

By Nusrat Sidiq   SRINAGAR, Jammu and Kashmir, India (AA): Anxiety and fear is gripping residents of Indian-administered Kashmir after the first coronavirus case was found in the region’s main city, Srinagar, yesterday, yet a lid is still being kept … Continued

Jammu & Kashmir: Internet shutdown cripples research in Kashmir
19th Feb 2020

Jammu & Kashmir: Internet shutdown cripples research in Kashmir

By Nusrat Sidiq   SRINAGAR, Jammu and Kashmir, India, (AA): The communication clampdown over the past six months in Indian-administered Jammu and Kashmir has crippled research activity in academic and scientific institutions . The region has two central and nine … Continued

UN holds Kashmir talks as rights fears continue
16th Jan 2020

UN holds Kashmir talks as rights fears continue

By James Reinl   UNITED NATIONS (AA): UN Security Council members held rare talks on the disputed region of Kashmir on Wednesday amid ongoing concerns over the flashpoint between nuclear-armed rivals India and Pakistan. After the meeting, senior Russian diplomat … Continued

Jammu & Kashmir: Brutal lockdown puts education on back burner
2nd Dec 2019

Jammu & Kashmir: Brutal lockdown puts education on back burner

By Nusrat Sidiq   SRINAGAR, Jammu and Kashmir, India, (AA): Aafreen Zaira, a media student at the Women’s College Srinagar in the capital of Indian Jammu and Kashmir, is looking keenly at a model paper which has 14 questions to … Continued

Jammu & Kashmir: Indian diplomat’s Israeli-type settlement idea for Kashmir draws ire
28th Nov 2019

Jammu & Kashmir: Indian diplomat’s Israeli-type settlement idea for Kashmir draws ire

By Hilal Mir   SRINAGAR, Jammu and Kashmir, India (AA): Because of an internet ban, not many Kashmiris are aware of an Indian diplomat’s comments that settlements modelled after Israel’s illegal settlements could be built to settle Kashmiri Hindus — … Continued

UN extremely concerned at rights deprivation in Kashmir
30th Oct 2019

UN extremely concerned at rights deprivation in Kashmir

By Peter Kenny   GENEVA (AA): The UN Human Rights office says it is extremely concerned that the population of Indian-administered Jammu and Kashmir continues to be deprived of a wide range of human rights. “We urge the Indian authorities … Continued

Over 120 people attended a landmark conference on the media reporting of Islam and Muslims. It was held jointly by The Muslim News and Society of Editors in London on September 15.

The Muslim News Awards for Excellence 2015 was held on March in London to acknowledge British Muslim and non-Muslim contributions to the society.

The Muslim News Awards for Excellence 2015 was held on March in London to acknowledge British Muslim and non-Muslim contributions to the society.

The Muslim News Awards for Excellence event is to acknowledge British Muslim and non-Muslim contributions to society. Over 850 people from diverse background, Muslim and non-Muslim, attended the gala dinner.

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