Nepal: Monsoon rains trigger landslides killing 17
30th Jul 2015

Nepal: Monsoon rains trigger landslides killing 17

By Deepak Adhikari   KATHMANDU, (AA): Landslides triggered by heavy monsoon rains buried houses in Nepal’s mountainous midwestern region, killing 17 people, police said on Thursday. The landslides struck the villages of Chapakot and Lumle, near popular tourist town Pokhara … Continued

India’s ex-president ‘missile man’ Kalam passes away
28th Jul 2015

India’s ex-president ‘missile man’ Kalam passes away

MUMBAI, (AA): Former Indian president and reputed scientist APJ Abdul Kalam passed away on Monday evening in the northeastern city of Shillong after suffering a heart attack. Kalam, a popular and inspirational figure for Indian students, was delivering a speech at … Continued

Pakistan: Floods kill 30 in Chitral valley
25th Jul 2015

Pakistan: Floods kill 30 in Chitral valley

By Aamir Latif KARACHI, (AA): Raging floods have killed 30 people in northwest Pakistan in the last six days as weather experts have issued a fresh warning for severe rains on Sunday, officials and local media said on Saturday. Rescue workers found … Continued

Bangladesh: Bus collision kills 15
19th Jul 2015

Bangladesh: Bus collision kills 15

By Mainul Islam Khan DHAKA, (AA):A collision between two buses killed at least 15 people, including the drivers, Sunday morning, in northern Bangladesh, officials said. The crash occurred west of Bangabandhu bridge –Bangladesh’s biggest bridge on the Jamuna river which runs north … Continued

Bangladesh court orders new war crimes death sentence
16th Jul 2015

Bangladesh court orders new war crimes death sentence

    By Mainul Islam Khan DHAKA,  (AA): A Bangladeshi special court has handed down the latest in a line of death sentences to a former political activist prosecuted for war crimes. On Thursday, the International Crimes Tribunal, a domestic court, found Forkan Malik guilty of … Continued

10th Jul 2015

Bangladesh: Crush at charity distribution event kills 23

    By Mainul Islam Khan DHAKA, Bangladesh (AA) – A crush at a Ramadan charity distribution event in Bangladesh has killed 23 people on Friday. Apart from one boy, all of the victims were women crushed at the early … Continued

Nepal’s Christians, Muslims slam draft constitution
7th Jul 2015

Nepal’s Christians, Muslims slam draft constitution

[Nepalese walk at Durbar Square, Kathmandu, Nepal. Photo: Ali Kemal Akan/ Anadolu Agency]   Deepak Adhikari KATHMANDU, Nepal (AA):  Nepali Christian and Muslim leaders have protested a draft of a long-delayed republican constitution for failing to honor pledges made by previous governments … Continued

5th Jul 2015

Jammu & Kashmir: Two militants, Indian soldier killed in gunfight

[Archive photo: Indian Central Reserve Police Force stand guard near site of a grenade attack in Srinagar’s city centre Lal Chowk on November 29, 2014. Photographer: Ahmer Khan/Anadolu Agency]   SRINAGAR, Indian-held Kashmir (AA): Two suspected militants and a soldier of the Indian army … Continued

Pakistan: 19 killed in train crash
3rd Jul 2015

Pakistan: 19 killed in train crash

[Pakistani rescue workers takes part in a rescue operation after train compartments fell into a canal following the partial collapse of a bridge in Wazirabad in the Punjab province, Pakistan on July 2, 2015. Photographer: Rana Irfan Ali/Anadolu Agency]   … Continued

Pakistan: 20 killed in tribal clashes in Baluchistan
30th Jun 2015

Pakistan: 20 killed in tribal clashes in Baluchistan

[Map of Balochistan in red, part of Pakistan. Wikimedia] By Aamir Latif KARACHI, (AA): More than 20 separatists were killed in bloody clashes between two rival groups in Pakistan’s violence-plagued Baluchistan province on Monday, police said. Fighting between the Baluchistan Liberation Army and … Continued

Pakistan: Heatwave death toll tops 1,400
29th Jun 2015

Pakistan: Heatwave death toll tops 1,400

[Photo: Pakistani People cool off themselves in a canal at Lahore, where temperature reached 42 degrees Celsius (107.6 Fahrenheit), June 28. Photographer: Rana Irfan Ali/AA]   By Aamir Latif   KARACHI,  (AA): There has been no let-up in deaths caused by a blistering … Continued

Jammu & Kashmir: Flood fear haunts Kashmir again
26th Jun 2015

Jammu & Kashmir: Flood fear haunts Kashmir again

  [Photo: Aman Farooq/GK]   By Khalid Gul / Showket Dar Islamabad/Anantnag, J & K, India, (Greater Kashmir): Incessant rains wreaked havoc in many parts of South Kashmir on Thursday, causing damage to private property, bridges and road infrastructure, reports … Continued

Pakistan: More than 1000 killed by heatwave
26th Jun 2015

Pakistan: More than 1000 killed by heatwave

[Photo: An Army doctor treats a patient affected by heatwave at heat stroke centre in Karachi on June 24. Photographer: Sabir Mazhar/AA] By Aamir Latif KARACHI, (AA): A four-day long heatwave in Pakistan has killed more than 1000 people. Health officials told reporters on … Continued

Jammu & Kashmir: Kashmir University shut after police, students clash
26th Jun 2015

Jammu & Kashmir: Kashmir University shut after police, students clash

[Photo: Indian paramilitary soldiers stand guard on a deserted street during a curfew in Srinagar, Kashmir on December 8, 2014. Photographer: Ahmer Khan]   By Shazia Yousuf SRINAGAR, Indian-held Kashmir, (AA): Police in the Indian-held Kashmir on Thursday stormed Kashmir … Continued

Pakistan: Heatwave has killed 782 in 3 days
24th Jun 2015

Pakistan: Heatwave has killed 782 in 3 days

[Photo: Pakistani relatives shift a heatstroke victim to a hospital in Karachi, on June 24. Photo Sabir Mazhar, AA]   By Hasan Mansoor KARACHI, (Dawn): While prolonged power cuts and the harsh heatwave persisted across Sindh, another 337 people — 311 in … Continued

24th Jun 2015

UK online snooping against Pakistan ‘alarming’

[Photo: GCHQ. Photo by GCHQ]   By Hassan Belal Zaidi   ISLAMABAD, (Dawn): Digital rights activists and lawmakers appear equally concerned by recent claims that Britain’s Government Communications Headquarters (GCHQ) gained access to Pakistan’s Internet Exchange under its computer network … Continued

23rd Jun 2015

Jammu & Kashmir: Forces kill civilian in Khudwani

[Photo: Mir Wasim/GK ] By Khalid Gul Kulgam, (J & K, India): Massive protests rocked Khudwani area of south Kashmir’s Kaimoh tehsil after government forces killed a local youth on Monday. The slain civilian was identified as Asif Rashid Tantray … Continued

23rd Jun 2015

Pakistan: Relief from heatwave as parts of Karachi receive rain

    KARACHI, (The News, Xinhua): Residents of the city have been struggling with the worst heatwave in decades and now they can breathe a sigh of relief. Parts of the city received light rain on Monday turning the weather … Continued

22nd Jun 2015

Pakistan: Heatwave devastates Sindh, 136 dead

[Photo: Ambulances bringing bodies of people who died because of heatstroke and dehydration pictured outside the Edhi morgue in Karachi on Sunday.­—Online]   By Hasan Mansoor   KARACHI, (Dawn): Despite the Met office’s academic conclusion about Karachi’s weather sliding down … Continued

11th Jun 2015

Pakistan: Two cops killed, 6 injured in Peshawar suicide blast

[Photo: SSP Mian Saeed confirms the attack which targeted FRP Deputy Commandant's vehicle was a suicide blast. DawnNews screengrab] By Ali Akbar   PESHAWAR, (Dawn): At least two policemen were killed and six others were injured Thursday morning when a … Continued


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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