15th Apr 2015

Jammu & Kashmir: Protests in Kashmir after civilian killed by Indian army

      SRINAGAR, (AP): Violent protests erupted in India-held Kashmir on Tuesday after a civilian and a militant were killed in an encounter with the army, officials in the disputed Himalayan region said. Two men were killed in military … Continued

14th Apr 2015

Pakistan: PM makes damage control move on Yemen

[Photo: PRIME Minister Nawaz Sharif makes a policy statement on the Yemen-Saudi Arabia issue on Monday, as Defence Minister Khawaja Asif looks on.—White Star] By Baqir Sajjad Syed | Khawar Ghumman ISLAMABAD, (Dawn): Prime Minis­ter Nawaz Sharif tried on Monday … Continued

14th Apr 2015

Germany: Modi encourages German industry to step up India investment

  [Prime Minister Narendra Modi at a meeting with the German Chancellor Angela Merkel, in Brisbane on Australia (Source: PTI) ]   Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi has called on German businesses to manufacture their products in his country. Modi, in … Continued

13th Apr 2015

Pakistan: Security forces kill 13 terrorists in Turbat

  TURBAT, (The News): Paramilitary forces in Balochistan claim they have killed 13 terrorists, including a militant commander involved in the murder of 20 labourers in Turbat last week.   A spokesman for the Frontier Corps (FC) paramilitary force said … Continued

11th Apr 2015

Pakistan: Gunmen kill 20 labourers in Turbat

    QUETTA, (The New): At least 20 people were killed and three others injured when terrorists opened fire on a labour camp in Balochistan’s Turbat area in the early hours of Saturday.   The murdered labourers belonged to Sindh … Continued

11th Apr 2015

UAE threatens Pakistan with ‘heavy price’ on Yemen

    KARACHI, (Dawn): Pakistani lawmakers’ call for the government to remain neutral on the escalating crisis in Yemen has evoked a strong response from the United Arab Emirates (UAE). “The vague and contradictory stands of Pakistan and Turkey are … Continued

10th Apr 2015

Pakistan: Parliament refuses to join Saudi offensive in Yemen

  ISLAMABAD, (The News): Lawmakers from both houses of Parliament on Friday passed a unanimous resolution on the crisis in Yemen, urging Pakistan to stay neutral in the conflict.   The resolution, which was passed following five days of debate … Continued

10th Apr 2015

India: 11 killed in West Bengal bus accident

    [Archive image] (The Hindu): A bus carrying about 70 people overturned on the Burdhaman-Katwa road, near Bardhaman town. The victims include two children. Eleven people, including two children, were killed and many passengers injured when a bus overturned … Continued

9th Apr 2015

Pakistan: PM Sharif & Iranian FM Zarif called for diplomatic soln in Yemen

  [Photo: Iran Foreign Minister Jawad Zarif (L) meeting PM Nawaz Sharif]   ISLAMABAD, (Dawn, The News): Iranian Foreign Minister Jawad Zarif, who is on a two-day visit to Pakistan, held a meeting with Premier Nawaz Sharif at Prime Minster … Continued

8th Apr 2015

Pakistan: Five suspected terrorists killed in Karachi ‘encounter’

  By Mohammad Raza KARACHI, (Dawn): At least five suspected terrorists were killed in an alleged encounter with Sindh Rangers in Karachi’s Kaemari Town on Wednesday morning, the paramilitary force said. Acting on a tip-off, the Rangers carried out an … Continued

6th Apr 2015

Bangladesh: Storm kills 35

Severe storms created devastation in Bangladesh’s northwest, killing at least 35 people, officials said Monday .Women and children are said to be among the dead who included some victims in the capital Dhaka.. Rescuers and villagers recovered the bodies of victims after … Continued

5th Apr 2015

Pakistan: 11 militants, incl 4 suicide bombers, arrested in Quetta

Security forces arrested four suspected militants from Kharotabad area of Quetta and recovered arms and ammunition from their possession. — APP/file By Syed Ali Shah   QUETTA, (The News): Security forces claimed the arrest of 11 militants, including four suicide … Continued

30th Mar 2015

India: 10 killed, 30 injured as bus falls into ditch in Jharkhand

  [Ten people were killed and 30 injured after a bus overturned and fell into a ditch in Jharkhand’s Garhwa district. (HT Photo)]   Ranchi,  (Hindustan Times): Ten people were killed and 30 injured after a bus overturned and fell … Continued

29th Mar 2015

Pakistan rejects rumours of sending troops to Yemen

  ISLAMABAD, (The News): Pakistan’s Foreign Office has rejected rumours of sending Pakistani troops to join a Saudi-backed coalition forces fighting Houthi rebels in war-stricken Yemen.   “These are several reports in the media which are completely baseless,” Foreign Secretary … Continued

25th Mar 2015

Pakistan: Bus, truck collision kills 13 in Khairpur

  KHAIRPUR, (The News): At least 13 people were killed and more than 20 injured early Wednesday morning when a passenger bus collided with a truck in Khairpur.   The accident took place on the Mehran National Highway near Setharja … Continued

20th Mar 2015

India: 15 dead, 150 injured in UP train accident

    [People look at the mangled remains of a coach at the site where the engine and two coaches of the Dehradun-Varanasi Janata Express derailed near Bachrawan railway station in Uttar Pradesh on Friday.] Lucknow, (PTI):  At least 15 … Continued

17th Mar 2015

Pakistan: Children among 3 killed in Swat explosion

  By Ali Akbar   Peshawar, (Dawn): A bomb planted in a toy exploded in Swat district on Tuesday, killing two children and their father while injuring three others. According to police, the explosion took place in the Bashigram area … Continued

16th Mar 2015

Pakistan: 5 Rangers injured as militants mount assault

    DIAMIR, (The News): Over two dozen militants mounted an assault on a paramilitary check-post in northern Pakistan, injuring at least five officials, sources said Sunday.   The sources said that at least 30 militants attacked a Pakistan Rangers … Continued

15th Mar 2015

Pakistan: 14 killed, 70 injured as blasts target Lahore churches

    LAHORE, (The News): Twin blasts targeted the Roman Catholic Church and Christ Church during Sunday mass in Youhanabad area of the provincial capital, killing 14 people including two policemen and injuring at least 70 others.   According to … Continued

12th Mar 2015

Pakistan: Attack near security check-post in Peshawar kills two

    PESHAWAR, (The News): At least two people including a militant were killed early Thursday morning when terrorists attacked a security check-post near Gora Qabristan area in Peshawar.   At least seven other people, including a soldier, were also … 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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