9th Aug 2013

Pakistan: Ten killed in Quetta during عid al-Fitr prayers

QUETTA, (Dawn): At least 10 people were killed and many others injured on Friday in an attack that targetted a mosque the عid al-Fitr prayers near Quetta’s eastern bypass, DawnNews reported. The shooting came a day after a suicide bomber … Continued

8th Aug 2013

Pakistan: Blast at policeman’s funeral in Quetta kills 24

[Photo: The News] QUETTA,(Dawn): A suspected suicide blast at the funeral of a slain police officer in Quetta killed 24 people, including senior police official Fayyaz Sumbal, police sources said. It was difficult to determine the exact number of casualties, … Continued

7th Aug 2013

Pakistan: Four blasts target wine shops in Karachi

KARACHI, (The News): Panic gripped the metropolis as a series of coordinated bomb attacks targeted four wine shops Tuesday night, sparking fears days before Eid.   The four attacks took place within the short span of one hour in Defence … Continued

7th Aug 2013

Pakistan: Two children amid three killed in explosion in Kashmore

  KASHMORE, (The News): Three persons including two children were killed in an explosion at Goth Pervaiz Domki near Jahan Bukhshpur on Wednesday here, Geo News reported.   Police said that an explosion took place at Goth Pervaiz Domki near … Continued

7th Aug 2013

Pakistan: Blast at football stadium kills seven in Lyari

[Photo: The News]   KARACHI, (Dawn and Agencies): A bomb blast in Karachi early on Wednesday killed seven people and wounded 26 others, police said. The blast took place in the impoverished Lyari neighbourhood of the city after a football … Continued

6th Aug 2013

Jammu & Kashmir: 5 Indian army troopers killed on Kashmir LoC

SRINAGAR, Indian-controlled Kashmir, (Xinhua): Five Indian army troopers were killed early Tuesday by Pakistani troops during an ambush on line-of-control (LoC), which divides Kashmir between India and Pakistan controlled parts, officials said. Reports said Pakistani troopers have entered Indian-controlled part … Continued

6th Aug 2013

Pakistan: Gunmen kill 13 passengers in Pakistan’s Balochistan

ISLAMABAD, (Xinhua): Unidentified terrorists shot dead 13 passengers in Pakistan’s restive Balochistan province in an apparent ethnic-motivated attack early Tuesday, police said. The passengers were heading to eastern Punjab province from Balochistan for “Eid” festival when gunmen stopped two buses … Continued

6th Aug 2013

Pakistan: 14 abducted coach passengers slain in Mach

QUETTA, (The News): The bodies of the fourteen coach passengers last night abducted and slain near Mach of District Bolan have been recovered Tuesday morning from the nearby mountains.   Mach Assistant Commissioner, Kashif Nabi told Geo News that some … Continued

5th Aug 2013

Pakistan: Former UK MP Sarwar takes oath as 35th Punjab governor

  LAHORE, (The News): Chaudhry Muhammad Sarwar was sworn in as the 35th Governor of Punjab on Monday in a ceremony held at the Governor’s House in Lahore. Chief Justice of the Lahore High Court, Justice Umar Ata Bandial, administered … Continued

4th Aug 2013

Jammu & Kashmir: Two militants,soldier killed in Kupwara

By Shabir Ibn Yusuf   Srinagar, J &K, India, (Greater Kashmir):: Two militants and an [Indian] Army soldier were killed in two different encounters on the Line of Control (LoC) and hinterland in frontier district of Kupwara on Saturday, [Indian] Army … Continued

4th Aug 2013

Nepal: Two killed in elephant attack

KATHMANDU, (Xinhua): Two people were killed when an elephant went on rampage at Haripur-1 in the Sarlahi district of Nepal, locals said on Sunday. The elephant killed Upendra Mahato, 30, and two-and-half-year- old Hiriya Mahato in the district. Upendra had … Continued

4th Aug 2013

Pakistan: 20 killed as heavy rain batters Karachi

KARACHI, (The News): At least 20 people were killed in different parts of Karachi as heavy rain lashed the port city on Saturday.   The heavy downpour caused massive gridlocks in the city, adding to the miseries of the commuters. … Continued

3rd Aug 2013

Pakistan: Shi’a Muslim leader, son, killed in Rahim Yar Khan

By Kashif Zafar BAHAWALPUR, (The Express Tribune): The Shia Council’s Divisional President Sheikh Manzoor Hussain and his younger son Haider Ali were killed as a result of  firing in Rahim Yar Khan on Friday. Hussain was leaving his house in Umar … Continued

3rd Aug 2013

Pakistan:Child electrocuted, 2 injured in rain related incidents in Karachi

KARACHI, (The News): Two persons were injured when the roof of a CNG filling station came down at Nipa intersection while a child was electrocuted in Paposh area due to heavy rainfall that lashed Karachi Saturday morning, Geo News reported. … Continued

3rd Aug 2013

Pakistan:At least 13 dead as torrential rain lashes KP

[A view of flood water entered into residential area of Hayatabad area due to torrential rains. APP photo]   [Flood water entered into residential area of Hayatabad area due to torrential rains. — Photo by APP] [Residents struggling to block … Continued

3rd Aug 2013

Pakistan: Eight, including five policemen, killed in Karachi violence

File photo KARACHI, (Dawn): At least eight people, including five policemen, were killed in different incidents of violence in Karachi. Unknown motorcycle-riding gunmen opened fire targeting a police mobile deployed for duty at the bridge linking Shah Faisal colony area … Continued

2nd Aug 2013

Pakistan: Contempt of court: Imran Khan gets time till 11:30am to submit revised reply

ISLAMABAD: The Supreme Court of Pakistan (SC) has given Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) Chairman, Imran Khan time till 11:30 am to submit his revised reply in the contempt of court case Friday, Geo News reported.   Imran Khan had earlier submitted … Continued

2nd Aug 2013

Pakistan: Flood water plays havoc in Chitral

  CHITRAL: Torrential rains continued lashing parts of Chitral for the second consecutive day, causing flood in Reshan nullah and destroying as many as 120 houses besides washing away 6 bridges and many roads, Geo News reported Friday.   According … Continued

2nd Aug 2013

Pakistan: Two police officers shot dead in Peshawar

PESHAWAR: Two policemen including a Station House Officer (SHO) were killed when unknown gunmen opened fire on a police mobile on late Thursday night.   According to reports, the incident took place in Daudzai area of the provincial capital, in … Continued

1st Aug 2013

Bangladesh: Security forces kill protesters

Human Rights Watch: Bangladeshi security forces have frequently used excessive force in responding to street protests, killing at least 150 protesters and injuring at least 2,000 more since February 2013. While large numbers of protesters have been arrested, the Bangladeshi … Continued

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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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