13th Jan 2015

India: 13 killed by poisonous liquor in northern India

  [Photo: Villagers who fell ill after drinking spurious liquor being treated at the King George Medical College Hospital, Lucknow, on Monday. Photo: Rajeev Bhatt, The Hindu]     NEW DELHi, (Xinhua): Thirteen people died in two separate incidents Monday … Continued

10th Jan 2015

Pakistan: 8 Shia Muslims killed, 20 injured by suicide blast

    [Pakistani Shia Muslims mourn over death of their relatives at the site of a suicide bombing in Rawalpindi, Pan. Anjum Naveed/AP]     ISLAMABAD, (Xinhua& The Muslim News): At least eight people were killed and 20 others injured when a … Continued

8th Jan 2015

Pakistan: Seven terrorists killed in Sohrab Goth encounter

  KARACHI, (The News): Seven terrorists including a local Al-Qaeda commander were killed on Thursday in a police operation in Karachi’s Sohrab Goth area.   According to SSP Malir, a search operation is underway in Madina Colony and surrounding areas … Continued

8th Jan 2015

Pakistan: Four security personnel killed in Kurram blast

  KURRAM AGENCY, (The News): A remote-controlled blast targeting a security forces vehicle in Shabak area of Lower Kurram Agency on Thursday, killed four personnel.   According to sources, the blast occurred near the vehicle destroying it and injuring two … Continued

6th Jan 2015

Pakistan: Two Rangers personnel killed in encounter in Karachi

    KARACHI, (The News): An encounter with unknown armed men in a Landhi raid, left two Rangers personnel dead on Tuesday morning.   According to Rangers officials, a raid was conducted in Khurramabad area of Landhi upon receiving a … Continued

4th Jan 2015

Pakistan: Blast at playground leaves 5 dead, 10 injured in Orakzai

      By Zahir Shah Sherazi   PESHAWAR, (Dawn): At least five people were killed and 10 others injured in a blast at a playground in Kadda Bazaar area of Kalya, the agency headquarters of the Lower Orakzai Agency … Continued

2nd Jan 2015

India: Two cops rape 14-year-old in police station

Badaun, UP, (PTI): Two constables have been suspended for allegedly abducting and gang-raping a 14-year-old girl in Musajhag police station premises, police said on Friday. The girl was abducted from her house on December 31 by two constables Veer Pal … Continued

29th Dec 2014

Bangladesh: Anti-Govt protests turn fatal

  [Photo: Sheikh Hasina And Khaleda Zia] A nationwide strike called by an alliance of Bangladesh’s opposition political parties has turned fatal. Tensions are rising ahead of the first anniversary of controversial elections. A female school teacher was killed Monday … Continued

28th Dec 2014

Pakistan: Two terrorists killed in shootout with police in Karachi

      KARACHI, (The News): Two terrorists were killed in an alleged police encounter in Karachi late on Saturday night, Geo News reported.   According to police, the shootout with terrorists took place within the limits of Mominabad police … Continued

28th Dec 2014

Sri Lanka: Largest Muslim party leaves Govt

  The main Muslim political party in Sri Lanka has defected from the government and says it will support the opposition candidate in next week’s presidential election. It is a major blow to President Mahinda Rajapaksa. The Sri Lanka Muslim … Continued

26th Dec 2014

Pakistan: Seven killed in North Waziristan US drone strike

    SHAWAL, (The News): At least seven militants were killed in two drone strikes in North Waziristan.   According to sources the drone strikes took place in the Kunad and Mangoti areas of Shawal.   Militant hideouts were targeted … Continued

26th Dec 2014

Indonesia: Tsunami devastation remembered 10 years on

  Asian nations struck by the devastating Indian Ocean tsunami of December 26, 2004 are paying their respects to the victims in a series of memorial services. The disaster killed more than 220,000 people. The tsunami struck on the morning … Continued

25th Dec 2014

Pakistan: Seven terrorists killed in exchange of fire with Rangers

  KARACHI, (The News): Seven terrorists of banned outfit were killed in two alleged encounters with Rangers in Karachi, Geo News reported.   According to details, the shootout with terrorists took place in Sohrab Goth and Surjani town.   Rangers … Continued

24th Dec 2014

India: Conversions come to Delhi on Christmas day

    [Youth Congress activists in Noida protest against the BJP and its ideological mentor, RSS, following the alleged forced conversion of around 300 Muslims to Hinduism in Agra earlier this month. (Burhaan Kinu/HT Photo)   By Vikas Pathak   … Continued

24th Dec 2014

India: Assam attack: Toll rises to 40

  [Adavasi men stand guard after houses belonging to Bodos were burnt down in Tenganala village, Sonitpur district, Assam, on Wednesday. Photo:Ritu Raj Konwar]   The Hindu: The toll in the series of attacks by suspected Bodo militants belonging to NDFB-S … Continued

21st Dec 2014

India: Three killed, four injured in Manipur explosion

    Imphal, (IANS): Three people were killed and four others seriously injured in a powerful blast in Manipur’s capital city of Imphal Sunday morning, police said. “An IED (Improvised Explosive Device) that was planted by the roadside near Khuyathong … Continued

20th Dec 2014

Pakistan: Air strikes kill 21 militants in Khyber Agency

    KHYBER AGENCY, (The News): Security forces pounded the militants’ hideouts in Tirah Valley of Khyber Agency and killed twenty-one militants while six others were injured.   According to security forces, as many as 21 terrorist were killed when … Continued

20th Dec 2014

Pakistan: Five militants killed in Peshawar

    PESHAWAR, (The News): Five militants were killed when security forces hit militant hideouts in the restive northwest Saturday morning, officials said.   According to sources, police and paramilitary soldiers raided suspected hideouts in Peshawar during which five militants … Continued

20th Dec 2014

Pakistan: US drone kills four North Waziristan

    By Zahir Shah Sherazi   PESHAWAR, (Dawn): At least four suspected militants were killed in a US drone strike in the Dattakhel tehsil of North Waziristan tribal region on Saturday. Intelligence sources said the drone fired two missiles … Continued

19th Dec 2014

Pakistan: 8 militants, incl TTP commander, killed in Ziarat

  [Photo: Security forces patrolling in Balochistan. — APP/file]   By Syed Ali Shah     QUETTA, (Dawn): Eight suspected militants, including a local Tehreek-i-Taliban Pakistan (TTP) commander, were killed by security forces in Balochistan’s Ziarat district on Friday morning. … 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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