24th Sep 2014

India: Freedom struggle’s first journalist Martyr, Maulvi Muhammad Baqir

  [A sketch of Maulvi Baqir’s execution. He and other scholars were tied to canons and were publicly blown away] Maulvi Muhammad Baqir was a great advocate of Hindu Muslim unity.  When in order to weaken the freedom struggle the British started … Continued

23rd Sep 2014

Pakistan: Woman among 3 killed in Peshawar blast

        [Security personnel cordon off the site of the explosion on Peshawar’s Saddar Road. — DawnNews screengrab] By Zahir Shah Sherazi PESHAWAR, (Dawn): At least three people — including a woman and a security official — were … Continued

22nd Sep 2014

India: Right wing RSS rewrites history: Dalits ‘created’ by Muslim invaders

  By DK Singh New Delhi, (Hindustan Times):  In its renewed impetus to woo Dalits, various other castes and sub-castes, the Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS) has embarked on an ambitious exercise to re-write history. Emboldened by the BJP’s success in the … Continued

21st Sep 2014

Pakistan: Three shot dead in Karachi

      KARACHI, (The News): At least three people were killed and another injured when gunmen opened fire at a teashop in Ahsanabad area on Sunday morning.   According to report, the armed motorcyclists targeted the four men sitting … Continued

17th Sep 2014

Pakistan: Ten gunned down in violent incidents in Karachi

    KARACHI, (The News): Ten persons including policemen and former counselor were killed in different violent and target killing incidents across the metropolis, Geo News reported on Wednesday.   Sources told that the deceased included two policemen, a woman … Continued

16th Sep 2014

Jammu & Kashmir: Residents of flood-hit Srinagar hit out at govt apathy

  [Photo: Kashmiri residents wade through flood waters as they return home in village Rakshalina, about 15 kilometers south of Srinagar, the capital of Indian-controlled Kashmir. The floods have killed over 215(Xinhua/Javed Dar) ] By Hilal Mir   Srinagar, J & … Continued

16th Sep 2014

Pakistan: 11 terrorists, 3 soldiers killed in border attack in NWA

    By Zahir Shah Sherazi     PESHAWAR, (Dawn): At least 11 terrorists and three Frontier Corps (FC) soldiers were killed as a militant attack from across the border was thwarted by Pakistani security forces in North Waziristan Agency … Continued

13th Sep 2014

Jammu & Kashmir: Floods wreak havoc in Kashmir; death toll 220

    [ Photo: Volunteers wade through floodwaters to distribute relief to flood-affected people in Srinagar, summer capital of Indian-controlled Kashmir, Sept. 12 (Xinhua/Javed Dar)]   Srinagar, J & K, India, (Greater Kashmir): Officials on Friday said that nearly 220 people have … Continued

13th Sep 2014

Pakistan: Three killed in deadly Quetta attack

    [Photo by Syed Ali Shah]   By Syed Ali Shah QUETTA, (Dawn): At least three people including one Frontier Corps (FC) personnel were killed and 22 others injured in a remote controlled bomb explosion early on Saturday in … Continued

12th Sep 2014

Pakistan: Flood inundates hundreds of Multan villages

  MULTAN, (The News): Hundreds of villages in Multan district have been submerged as the river Chenab gauge showed an unabated rise in the water level on Thursday, slowly reaching near its highest level.   In view of the rising … Continued

10th Sep 2014

Pakistan: 24 dead as mosque roof collapses in Lahore

  LAHORE, (The News): The death toll from a roof collapse rose to 24 on Wednesday as rescue workers recovered more bodies from the rubble of a mosque.   The roof of the mosque located in the Dorghawala area of … Continued

10th Sep 2014

Pakistan: Airstrikes kill 35 suspected militants in North Waziristan

    By Mateen Haider ISLAMABAD, (Dawn): Thirty-five suspected militants were killed in aerial strikes by fighter jets in the North Waziristan tribal region, the military said on Wednesday. The claims, however, could not be independently verified as journalists have … Continued

10th Sep 2014

India-Pakistan flood death toll reaches 400

  Some 400,000 flood victims remain stranded in India and Pakistan as concerns mount over sluggish rescue efforts in the six-day emergency. The death toll in the divided Kashmir region has risen to 400. Indian and Pakistani rescue and military … Continued

8th Sep 2014

Pakistan: Floods continue to play havoc as death toll reaches 200

  LAHORE/SIALKOT/GUJRANWALA, (The News): Heavy rains and water released by dams in the Chenab river in India have flooded vast areas and caused widespread destruction in Sialkot, Gujrat, Gujranwala, Hafizabad, Azad Kashmir and other areas. The death toll in rain- … Continued

8th Sep 2014

Pakistan: Son of Shia Muslim scholar Abbas Kumaili gunned down in Karachi

  [Shia scholar Allama Abbas Kumaili (left) speaks at a press conference. – File Photo]     KARACHI, (Dawn): Allama Ali Akbar Kumaili, son of Shia scholar Allama Abbas Kumaili was gunned down by unidentified assailants in the Sindh capital … Continued

6th Sep 2014

Jammu & Kashmir: Floods wreak havoc across JK, 13 memebers of one family killed in landslide

      By SUMIT BHARGAV/YOGESH SAGOTRA     Rajouri/Jammu, India, (Greater Kashmir): At least 13 members of a family were killed Friday after massive landslides hit a residential house in Thanamandi town of this border district in Jammu region. The … Continued

6th Sep 2014

Pakistan: High flood in River Chenab puts Qadirabad at risk, 110 killed

    GUJRANWALA, (The News): High flood level in River Chenab has put the Qadirabad Headworks at Hafizabad at high risk while the city is also facing danger of getting submerged in the flood water.   Hundreds of villages have … Continued

5th Sep 2014

Pakistan: Two cops among five killed in Karachi

    KARACHI, (Dawn): Five persons including two policemen were killed in different firing and other violent incidents across the metropolis, Geo News reported on Friday.   According to sources, a man named Mohammad Arif was killed when unknown gunmen … Continued

4th Sep 2014

Pakistan: 16 die in rain-related incidents across Punjab

    [Tree seen fall on the road due to heavy downpour of monsoon season on Wednesday, September 03, 2014. — Photo by PPI]   By Iqbal Mirza | Imran Sadiq | Israr Khan     LAHORE, (Dawn): At least … Continued

3rd Sep 2014

Pakistan: Blast injures three policemen on Karachi’s Shahrah-i-Faisal

    [Photo: Video grab]   By Asim Khan   KARACHI, (Dawn): At least three police personnel were injured on Wednesday in a cracker blast on Karachi’s Shahrah-i-Faisal. The attack targeted a police check-post located under the Nursery bridge leading … 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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