24th Jun 2015

UK online snooping against Pakistan ‘alarming’

[Photo: GCHQ. Photo by GCHQ]   By Hassan Belal Zaidi   ISLAMABAD, (Dawn): Digital rights activists and lawmakers appear equally concerned by recent claims that Britain’s Government Communications Headquarters (GCHQ) gained access to Pakistan’s Internet Exchange under its computer network … Continued

23rd Jun 2015

Jammu & Kashmir: Forces kill civilian in Khudwani

[Photo: Mir Wasim/GK ] By Khalid Gul Kulgam, (J & K, India): Massive protests rocked Khudwani area of south Kashmir’s Kaimoh tehsil after government forces killed a local youth on Monday. The slain civilian was identified as Asif Rashid Tantray … Continued

23rd Jun 2015

Pakistan: Relief from heatwave as parts of Karachi receive rain

    KARACHI, (The News, Xinhua): Residents of the city have been struggling with the worst heatwave in decades and now they can breathe a sigh of relief. Parts of the city received light rain on Monday turning the weather … Continued

22nd Jun 2015

Pakistan: Heatwave devastates Sindh, 136 dead

[Photo: Ambulances bringing bodies of people who died because of heatstroke and dehydration pictured outside the Edhi morgue in Karachi on Sunday.­—Online]   By Hasan Mansoor   KARACHI, (Dawn): Despite the Met office’s academic conclusion about Karachi’s weather sliding down … Continued

11th Jun 2015

Pakistan: Two cops killed, 6 injured in Peshawar suicide blast

[Photo: SSP Mian Saeed confirms the attack which targeted FRP Deputy Commandant's vehicle was a suicide blast. DawnNews screengrab] By Ali Akbar   PESHAWAR, (Dawn): At least two policemen were killed and six others were injured Thursday morning when a … Continued

9th Jun 2015

BJP: Those opposing yoga should drown in ocean

[Photo:BJP MP Yogi Adityanath has said that those opposing yoga and ‘surya namaskar’ should either leave India or drown themselves in the ocean.]   Delhi, (Hindustan Times): BJP parliamentarian Yogi Adityanath waded into another potential controversy on Tuesday by saying that … Continued

8th Jun 2015

Pakistan: Five Hazara Shia Muslims gunned down in Quetta

[Photo: The Nation] QUETTA,  (Agencies): Gunmen killed five people after storming two tea shops belonging to the Hazara Shia Muslim community in Quetta on Sunday. “Two gunmen, one each, stormed two tea shops belonging to the Hazara community in the … Continued

7th Jun 2015

Pakistan: Three terrorists killed in shootout with security forces

  MASTUNG, (The News): Three terrorists were killed in exchange of fire with security forces while three camps of the militants were also wiped out during search operation in Mastung. According to security sources, FC and other security troops launched … Continued

5th Jun 2015

Pakistan: Crackdown on seminaries promoting terrorism

  [Photo: Sindh Chief Minister Syed Qaim Ali Shah chairing provincial apex committee meeting at CM House: PPI]   By Habib Khan Ghori   KARACHI, (Dawn): The Sindh government has decided to initiate a crackdown on 48 seminaries which have been found … Continued

4th Jun 2015

Pakistan: 11 drown as flood hits Khuzdar

KHUZDAR, (Dawn): At least eleven bodies have been found so far from a flooded stream in Shah Noorani area of Khuzdar in Balochistan on Thursday.   It is feared that at least 20 more bodies could be found, all of … Continued

3rd Jun 2015

Pakistan: Three PTI workers killed in Abbottabad

  By Rashid Javed   ABBOTTABAD, (Dawn): Three activists of the Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf were killed and two others were injured in an incident of violence related to local government elections here on Tuesday. With the latest killings, death toll in … Continued

1st Jun 2015

India: 2,200 dead as heatwave continues, rain relief for some areas

[A boy washing his face with chilled water for relief from scorching heat. (Bidesh Manna/HT Photo)] New Delhi, (Hindustan Times): A scorching heatwave swept large parts of the country on Sunday as the death toll in the past three weeks … Continued

1st Jun 2015

Pakistan: 11 killed in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa as poll violence continues

[Photo: Two groups are clashing during Local Government Elections in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa. — PPI]   By Ali Akbar   PESHAWAR, (Dawn): Poll-related violence continues in different areas of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Monday as 11 people were killed and several injured in … Continued

30th May 2015

Pakistan: Police foil suicide blast attempt in Lahore, one killed

  LAHORE, (The News): A sub-inspector lost his life and six others were injured as a major suicide blast was thwarted on Ferozepur Road outside Gaddafi Stadium in Lahore during the second ODI match between Pakistan and Zimbabwe. Courageous policemen … Continued

30th May 2015

Pakistan: 22 killed after several passengers abducted from buses in Mastung

      QUETTA, (The News): The death toll from the Mastung tragedy rose to 22 after the body of another passenger was recovered. Families of the Mastung tragedy victims are protesting outside the Governor House along with the dead bodies … Continued

27th May 2015

India: No flat for her in Mumbai because she is Muslim

By Omar Rashid Maharashtra, (The Hindu): Growing up in Gujarat post-2002 riots exposed her to religious prejudice and forced ghettoisation. So when Misbah Quadri moved to Mumbai, she hoped the city, known for its cosmopolitan culture, would treat her better. However, … Continued

27th May 2015

Pakistan: Gunmen kill three cops in Karachi

[A view of the police van which was fired upon by unknown attackers in Karachi. DawnNews screen grab]   KARACHI, (Dawn): At least three policemen, including a sub-inspector and two constables, were killed and another wounded early on Wednesday when unidentified … Continued

26th May 2015

India: Indian heat wave kills hundreds

  The deadly wave of extreme temperatures in India looks set to continue this week, authorities have said. The authorities have promised financial compensation to some of the victims’ families. The heat had so far claimed at least 539 lives, … Continued

25th May 2015

Pakistan: Three dead, 15 hurt in Hub motor cycle blast

  KARACHI, (The News): Three people were killed and fifteen others injured when militants targeted a convoy carrying President Mamnoon Hussain’s son in Hub area of Balochistan late Sunday night, police said. “An explosive laden motorbike parked at a roadside … Continued

21st May 2015

India: Firm rejects MBA graduate’s job application because he is Muslim

  Mumbai, (Hindustan Times): A Mumbai-based diamond export company has allegedly rejected the job application of an MBA graduate because he is a Muslim, prompting the National Commission for Minorities to take up the case of religious discrimination, news reports … 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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