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

9th Jun 2015

BJP: Those opposing yoga should drown in ocean

[Photo:BJP MP Yogi Adityanath has said that those opposing yoga and ‘surya namaskar’ should either leave India or drown themselves in the ocean.]   Delhi, (Hindustan Times): BJP parliamentarian Yogi Adityanath waded into another potential controversy on Tuesday by saying that … Continued

8th Jun 2015

Pakistan: Five Hazara Shia Muslims gunned down in Quetta

[Photo: The Nation] QUETTA,  (Agencies): Gunmen killed five people after storming two tea shops belonging to the Hazara Shia Muslim community in Quetta on Sunday. “Two gunmen, one each, stormed two tea shops belonging to the Hazara community in the … Continued

7th Jun 2015

Pakistan: Three terrorists killed in shootout with security forces

  MASTUNG, (The News): Three terrorists were killed in exchange of fire with security forces while three camps of the militants were also wiped out during search operation in Mastung. According to security sources, FC and other security troops launched … Continued

5th Jun 2015

Pakistan: Crackdown on seminaries promoting terrorism

  [Photo: Sindh Chief Minister Syed Qaim Ali Shah chairing provincial apex committee meeting at CM House: PPI]   By Habib Khan Ghori   KARACHI, (Dawn): The Sindh government has decided to initiate a crackdown on 48 seminaries which have been found … Continued

4th Jun 2015

Pakistan: 11 drown as flood hits Khuzdar

KHUZDAR, (Dawn): At least eleven bodies have been found so far from a flooded stream in Shah Noorani area of Khuzdar in Balochistan on Thursday.   It is feared that at least 20 more bodies could be found, all of … Continued

3rd Jun 2015

Pakistan: Three PTI workers killed in Abbottabad

  By Rashid Javed   ABBOTTABAD, (Dawn): Three activists of the Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf were killed and two others were injured in an incident of violence related to local government elections here on Tuesday. With the latest killings, death toll in … Continued

1st Jun 2015

India: 2,200 dead as heatwave continues, rain relief for some areas

[A boy washing his face with chilled water for relief from scorching heat. (Bidesh Manna/HT Photo)] New Delhi, (Hindustan Times): A scorching heatwave swept large parts of the country on Sunday as the death toll in the past three weeks … Continued

1st Jun 2015

Pakistan: 11 killed in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa as poll violence continues

[Photo: Two groups are clashing during Local Government Elections in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa. — PPI]   By Ali Akbar   PESHAWAR, (Dawn): Poll-related violence continues in different areas of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Monday as 11 people were killed and several injured in … Continued

30th May 2015

Pakistan: Police foil suicide blast attempt in Lahore, one killed

  LAHORE, (The News): A sub-inspector lost his life and six others were injured as a major suicide blast was thwarted on Ferozepur Road outside Gaddafi Stadium in Lahore during the second ODI match between Pakistan and Zimbabwe. Courageous policemen … 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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