9th Mar 2015

India’s only woman Muslim pilot has a message to share

[Photo: Saarah Hameed Ahmed, India’s only Muslim woman pilot] Sudipto Mondal, Bengaluru, (Hindustan Times): “People initially think I’m Christian and then gawk when I tell them my full name,” laughs Saarah Hameed Ahmed (25) the Bengaluru girl who is the only … Continued

6th Mar 2015

Pakistan: In Karachi, a human shield for Hindus celebrating Holi

    [Demonstrators form a human chain at the Swami Narayan Temple in Karachi ─ Photo credit: Muzammil Afzal]   KARACHI, (Dawn): The National Student’s Federation (NSF) organised the formation of a human shield at the Holi celebrations at Swami … Continued

5th Mar 2015

India: 5% quota for Muslims in the state scrapped

      By Sayli Udas Mankikar,   Mumbai, (Hindustan Times): The state government has finally decided not to give 5% reservation to the Muslim community in both jobs and education. With this decision, the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) government … Continued

3rd Mar 2015

Pakistan: Seven dead, 5 rescued as building collapses in Wah Cantt

    LAHORE: Seven people were killed and five injured when the roof of a two-storey building collapsed in Wah Cantonment late on Monday night.   Seven bodies were taken out of the rubble, according to figures from rescue workers … Continued

2nd Mar 2015

Pakistan: Girls’ school damaged in Karachi bomb blast

KARACHI: The wall of a government-run girls’ school and two vehicles were damaged in a bomb blast here on Sunday, police said. They said an explosive device weighing about half a kg was placed near the boundary wall of Government … Continued

23rd Feb 2015

Bangladesh: Death toll from Padma launch capsize reaches 70

  [Locals and relatives of victims gather on the bank of the Padma river at Paturia ghat in Manikganj after rescuers pull out the ill-fated launch MV Mostafa early Monday. Photo: STAR]   The death toll from the Padma launch … Continued

23rd Feb 2015

Pakistan: 10 killed in Karachi van as gas kit explodes

  [Photo: The News]   By Mohammad Hussain Khan HYDERABAD, (Dawn): At least 10 persons were burnt alive on Sunday late night when a passenger hi-ace van caught fire, following an explosion in its gas kit at the Karachi-Hyderabad Superhighway.. … Continued

22nd Feb 2015

Pakistan: Child killed, 9 injured in Chaman blast

  [The blast occurred in a car laden with explosives. — Photo by Syed Ali Shah]   By Syed Ali Shah     CHAMAN: A car blast killed a child and injured at least nine others in Chaman, Pakistan’s bordering … Continued

22nd Feb 2015

Bangladesh: Death toll rises to 35 in launch capsize

  [Photo: Moni Begum breaks into tears after she heard that her mother, sister and niece went missing in a launch capsize in the Padma river. The launch, ML Mostafa, with 150 passengers sank in the river on Sunday. Photo: … Continued

19th Feb 2015

Pakistan: Gun and suicide attack leaves 3 Shia Muslims dead

  [Relatives of the victims comfort each other at PIMS Hospital in Islamabad. PHOTO: ONLINE]   By Fawad Ali / Rizwan Shehzad     ISLAMABAD, (Tribune): A lone bomber killed three persons at an Imambargah in the federal capital but failed to … Continued

17th Feb 2015

Pakistan: Explosion near Lahore’s Police lines, three dead

  By Shiraz Hasnat | Umair Rana   LAHORE, (Dawn): Three people were killed and several others were injured in an explosion that took place near the Police Lines in Lahore on Tuesday. The explosion took place near the main gate … Continued

14th Feb 2015

Pakistan: 21 Shia Muslims murdered in suicide bombing in mosque

    [{Photo: Relatives carry an injured man after an explosion in a mosque in Peshawar. PHOTO MUHAMMAD IQBAL EXPRESS]   By Riaz Ahmad /   KARACHI / PESHAWAR, (Tribune): The grisly images of the January 30 bombing at a Shikarpur … Continued

13th Feb 2015

India: PM Modi telephones PM Sharif discuss issues

      ISLAMABAD: Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi telephoned Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif on Friday and amongst other matters to discuss, wished him well for the upcoming cricket match.   According to tweets, Modi informed Sharif that his new … Continued

9th Feb 2015

Pakistan: Three peace body members killed in Tirah blast

      By Munir Khan Afridi   BARA, (The News): Three members of the pro-government peace committee, Tauheedul Islam (TI), were killed and five others sustained injuries in an explosion in the Tirah Valley of Khyber Agency, official and … Continued

9th Feb 2015

Pakistan: LI militants kill three members of pro-govt group

    LANDI KOTAL, (Dawn): Three volunteers of a pro-government armed group were killed and five others injured in a bomb blast in a remote locality of Bazaar Zakhakhel on Sunday. Claiming responsibility for the attack, a spokesman for the … Continued

7th Feb 2015

Bangladesh: 3 killed in Barisal firebombing, 2 held

    [The attacked truck.Photo: Star]   Star Online Report: Three people including a trucker and his father-in-law were killed after alleged blockaders firebombed a truck in Gournadi upazila of Barisal early today.   This firebombing took place hours after … Continued

31st Jan 2015

Pakistan: 57 murdered Friday prayerssin mosque by Jandullah terror group

  [Injured Shia Muslim who survived massacre during Friday prayers PHOTO: PPI]   By AFP & Sarfaraz Memon   SUKKUR, (Tribune Express/AFP): A powerful bomb tore through a crowded Imambargah during Friday prayers in a densely populated neighbourhood of Shikarpur city, killing … Continued

29th Jan 2015

Pakistan: Governor Punjab Sarwar resigns

LAHORE, (The News): Governor Punjab Chaudhry Muhammad Sarwar resigned from his post on Thursday. Mr Sarwar has sent his resignation to the federal government and is expected to hold a news conference at 4 PM today. During the news conference … Continued

20th Jan 2015

Pakistan: Federal Minister accuses Saudi of destabilising Muslim world

    [Photo: Federal Minister for Inter-provincial Coordination (IPC) Riaz Hussain Pirzada. — Photo courtesy: na.gov.pk website]   By Mateen Haider   ISLAMABAD, (Dawn): Federal Minister for Inter-provincial Coordination (IPC) Riaz Hussain Pirzada has accused the Saudi government of creating … Continued

19th Jan 2015

Pakistan: Seven shot dead in Karachi

    KARACHI: At least seven people including Deputy Director Land Lyari Development Authority and two policemen were shot dead in the fresh wave of violence in the city on Sunday.   Unknown gunmen opened fire on a double cabin … 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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