Super cyclone to sweep over Bangladesh, India
20th May 2020

Super cyclone to sweep over Bangladesh, India

By Md. Kamruzzaman and Cheena Kapoor   DHAKA, Bangladesh/DELHI, India (AA): A rapidly intensifying super cyclone is moving across the Bay of Bengal and will likely sweep over coastal areas along the India-Bangladesh border by Wednesday evening, affecting millions of … Continued

Bangladesh: Thousands gather at mosques amid Coronavirus pandemic
9th May 2020

Bangladesh: Thousands gather at mosques amid Coronavirus pandemic

By Md. Kamruzzaman   DHAKA, Bangladesh (AA): Thousands of Muslims gathered in mosques across Bangladesh for Friday congregational prayers after more than a month, despite the continuing spread of COVID-19 in the country. The government’s decision to allow mass prayer … Continued

Jammu & Kashmir: 3 Indian paramilitary troops killed in shootout
5th May 2020

Jammu & Kashmir: 3 Indian paramilitary troops killed in shootout

By Hilal Mir   SRINAGAR, Jammu and Kashmir, India (AA): Three Indian paramilitary troopers were killed in an attack by insurgents in Indian-administered Kashmir on Tuesday, a spokesman said. Militants fired at a group of Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) … Continued

Bangladesh: COVID-19 lockdown extended to May 16
3rd May 2020

Bangladesh: COVID-19 lockdown extended to May 16

By Md. Kamruzzaman   DHAKA, Bangladesh (AA): Bangladesh will extend the ongoing nationwide lockdown against the coronavirus pandemic until May 16, the Ministry of Public Administration confirmed on Saturday. “Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina has agreed to extend the lockdown. It … Continued

Pakistan: Millions of Pakistani laborers struggle amid COVID-19 lockdown
1st May 2020

Pakistan: Millions of Pakistani laborers struggle amid COVID-19 lockdown

By Aamir Latif   KARACHI, Pakistan (AA): Hundreds of charged laborers, including women, gathered outside a garment factory in the eastern district of Pakistan’s commercial capital Karachi to protest against their forced layoff only a week before the International Labor … Continued

Pakistan: Doctors on hunger strike over lack of PPE
28th Apr 2020

Pakistan: Doctors on hunger strike over lack of PPE

By Kiran Butt   LAHORE, Pakistan (AA): More than 30 doctors are on hunger strike in northeastern Punjab province for two weeks, protesting lack of Personnel Protective Equipment (PPE), said an official on Monday. More than 150 doctors and health … Continued

Jammu and Kashmir: ‘Police action against scribes to silence voices in Kashmir’
26th Apr 2020

Jammu and Kashmir: ‘Police action against scribes to silence voices in Kashmir’

By Hilal Mir   SRINAGAR, Jammu and Kashmir, India (AA):  Prominent Kashmiri journalist and author Gowhar Geelani, who has been booked by authorities in Indian-administered Kashmir for his social media posts said those critical of the government in the region … Continued

Cross border shelling rise killing civilians on Kashmir border
20th Apr 2020

Cross border shelling rise killing civilians on Kashmir border

By Islamuddin Sajid and Hilal Mir ISLAMABAD, Pakistan/SRINAGAR, Jammu and Kashmir, India (AA): As the world battles the COVID-19, Kashmiris across the Line of Control (LoC) struggle to escape from bullets. The de facto border divides the disputed Kashmir valley … Continued

Jammu and Kashmir: 4 Kashmiris killed in gunfights with Indian forces
18th Apr 2020

Jammu and Kashmir: 4 Kashmiris killed in gunfights with Indian forces

By Nusrat Sidiq   SRINAGAR, Jammu and Kashmir, India (AA): Four Kashmiri militants were killed in two separate gunfights with Indian government forces in Indian-administered Kashmir, police said on Friday. Two militants were killed during a search operation in Dairoo … Continued

Pakistan confirms over 5,000 coronavirus cases
12th Apr 2020

Pakistan confirms over 5,000 coronavirus cases

By Islamuddin Sajid   ISLAMABAD (AA):  The number of coronavirus cases in Pakistan passed the 5,000 mark as the country reported 254 new cases in the last 24 hours, health authorities said on Sunday. The total number of cases is … Continued

Jammu & Kashmir: Muslim countries rejects India’s new law in Kashmir
6th Apr 2020

Jammu & Kashmir: Muslim countries rejects India’s new law in Kashmir

By Islamuddin Sajid   ISLAMABAD, Pakistan (AA): The Organization of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) rejected the new laws introduced by the Indian government in Jammu and Kashmir, saying it could change the Muslim-majority region’s demographics. In a statement, issued late Saturday … Continued

Jammu and Kashmir: COVID-19 information blackout by Indian govt hitting Kashmir hard
22nd Mar 2020

Jammu and Kashmir: COVID-19 information blackout by Indian govt hitting Kashmir hard

By Nusrat Sidiq   SRINAGAR, Jammu and Kashmir, India (AA): Anxiety and fear is gripping residents of Indian-administered Kashmir after the first coronavirus case was found in the region’s main city, Srinagar, yesterday, yet a lid is still being kept … Continued

India: ‘Muslims bore brunt of Delhi riots’
11th Mar 2020

India: ‘Muslims bore brunt of Delhi riots’

By Cheena Kapoor   NEW DELHI, India (AA): Head of a quasi-judicial body in India has claimed that the violence that jolted parts of union capital Delhi recently was “well-planned” and “one-sided”. In the worst-hit riots in decades, which started … Continued

Pakistan: 25 killed as van plunges into river
10th Mar 2020

Pakistan: 25 killed as van plunges into river

By Aamir Latif   KARACHI, Pakistan (AA) All 25 passengers were killed after a van plunged into the Indus River in northern Pakistan on Monday morning, an official said. The vehicle fell into the river in Skardu district, a famous … Continued

Bangladesh: 3 killed, dozens missing in boat accident
8th Mar 2020

Bangladesh: 3 killed, dozens missing in boat accident

By SM Najmus Sakib   DHAKA, Bangladesh (AA): Three people were killed including a child and dozens of others are missing Saturday as two bridal boats capsized in Rajshahi’s Sreerampur, Bangladesh, according to reports. At least 34 people are missing in … Continued

India: 47 deaths confirmed in Delhi in anti-Muslim violence
3rd Mar 2020

India: 47 deaths confirmed in Delhi in anti-Muslim violence

By Cheena Kapoor   NEW DELHI, India (AA): The death toll from recent anti-Muslim violence in Delhi reached 47 Monday after four more bodies were fished out from drains and brought to a hospital. 350 people have been injured in … Continued

India: 34 die, 200 injured as pro BJP supporters rampage Muslim areas in Delhi
27th Feb 2020

India: 34 die, 200 injured as pro BJP supporters rampage Muslim areas in Delhi

By Abdul Adil   (The Muslim News): The death toll in the Indian capital New Delhi from the violence rose to 34, officials said Wednesday. More than 200 people were also injured in the deadliest violence North East Delhi has … Continued

India: 7 killed during protests over citizenship law, which discriminates against Muslims
25th Feb 2020

India: 7 killed during protests over citizenship law, which discriminates against Muslims

By Cheena Kapoor   NEW DELHI, India (AA): A police officer and six civilians were killed, 150 injured,including 48 policement, in the Indian capital Monday as clashes between pro- and anti-citizenship law protesters turned violent on the second day of … Continued

Jammu & Kashmir: Internet shutdown cripples research in Kashmir
19th Feb 2020

Jammu & Kashmir: Internet shutdown cripples research in Kashmir

By Nusrat Sidiq   SRINAGAR, Jammu and Kashmir, India, (AA): The communication clampdown over the past six months in Indian-administered Jammu and Kashmir has crippled research activity in academic and scientific institutions . The region has two central and nine … Continued

Bangladesh: 22 Rohingya Muslims detained before trafficked
21st Jan 2020

Bangladesh: 22 Rohingya Muslims detained before trafficked

By SM Najmus Sakib   DHAKA, Bangladesh (AA): Bangladesh police detained some 22 Muslim Rohingya refugees as they were gathered to be trafficked to Malaysia through Bay of Bengal, a police officer told Anadolu Agency on Tuesday. In a tip … 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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