4th Oct 2014

India: Patna stampede death toll rises to 33, most died of suffocation

    [Family of injured victims weep outside a hospital where the stampede victims were admitted. PTI Photo] Patna, (Hindustan Times): With one more person succumbing to injuries on Saturday, the toll in the stampede outside Patna’s Gandhi Maidan after Dussehra celebrations … Continued

4th Oct 2014

Pakistan: Explosion injures seven in Quetta

        [Police on the site of explosion: Screengrab]   By Syed Ali Shah QUETTA, (Dawn): At least seven people, including a child, were injured on Saturday in a powerful blast on the Spini road in Balochistan’s capital … Continued

3rd Oct 2014

Pakistan: Jet fighters kill 15 suspected militants in Khyber

    By Zahir Shah Sherazi PESHAWAR, (Dawn): At least 15 militants were killed early on Friday in jet strikes in the Jamrud and Bara areas of northwestern Pakistan’s Khyber tribal region, the Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR) said. Sources told … Continued

1st Oct 2014

Pakistan: Blast and firing on Quetta’s Double road; seven injured

      By Syed Ali Shah   QUETTA, (Dawn): At least seven people were injured on Wednesday when an explosion took place on Quetta’s Double Road which was followed by firing, DawnNews reported. Police said unknown assailants hurled a … Continued

27th Sep 2014

Pakistan: One killed, 14 injured in Sibbi blast

    QUETTA, (The News): A man was killed while fourteen others were injured when a blast occurred at at Chakar Khan Road in Sibbi District of Balochistan on Saturday morning, Geo News reported.   According to police, the miscreants … Continued

26th Sep 2014

Pakistan: Bomb attack on police officer kills two, injures six in Karachi

  [Security personnel stand near the blast site in Karachi. Photo by Online]   KARACHI, (Dawn): Unknown assailants carried out a bomb attack on a senior police officer in Karachi’s upscale Defence Housing Authority (DHA) neighbourhood on Thursday night, killing … Continued

24th Sep 2014

India: Freedom struggle’s first journalist Martyr, Maulvi Muhammad Baqir

  [A sketch of Maulvi Baqir’s execution. He and other scholars were tied to canons and were publicly blown away] Maulvi Muhammad Baqir was a great advocate of Hindu Muslim unity.  When in order to weaken the freedom struggle the British started … Continued

23rd Sep 2014

Pakistan: Woman among 3 killed in Peshawar blast

        [Security personnel cordon off the site of the explosion on Peshawar’s Saddar Road. — DawnNews screengrab] By Zahir Shah Sherazi PESHAWAR, (Dawn): At least three people — including a woman and a security official — were … Continued

22nd Sep 2014

India: Right wing RSS rewrites history: Dalits ‘created’ by Muslim invaders

  By DK Singh New Delhi, (Hindustan Times):  In its renewed impetus to woo Dalits, various other castes and sub-castes, the Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS) has embarked on an ambitious exercise to re-write history. Emboldened by the BJP’s success in the … Continued

21st Sep 2014

Pakistan: Three shot dead in Karachi

      KARACHI, (The News): At least three people were killed and another injured when gunmen opened fire at a teashop in Ahsanabad area on Sunday morning.   According to report, the armed motorcyclists targeted the four men sitting … Continued

17th Sep 2014

Pakistan: Ten gunned down in violent incidents in Karachi

    KARACHI, (The News): Ten persons including policemen and former counselor were killed in different violent and target killing incidents across the metropolis, Geo News reported on Wednesday.   Sources told that the deceased included two policemen, a woman … Continued

16th Sep 2014

Jammu & Kashmir: Residents of flood-hit Srinagar hit out at govt apathy

  [Photo: Kashmiri residents wade through flood waters as they return home in village Rakshalina, about 15 kilometers south of Srinagar, the capital of Indian-controlled Kashmir. The floods have killed over 215(Xinhua/Javed Dar) ] By Hilal Mir   Srinagar, J & … Continued

16th Sep 2014

Pakistan: 11 terrorists, 3 soldiers killed in border attack in NWA

    By Zahir Shah Sherazi     PESHAWAR, (Dawn): At least 11 terrorists and three Frontier Corps (FC) soldiers were killed as a militant attack from across the border was thwarted by Pakistani security forces in North Waziristan Agency … Continued

13th Sep 2014

Jammu & Kashmir: Floods wreak havoc in Kashmir; death toll 220

    [ Photo: Volunteers wade through floodwaters to distribute relief to flood-affected people in Srinagar, summer capital of Indian-controlled Kashmir, Sept. 12 (Xinhua/Javed Dar)]   Srinagar, J & K, India, (Greater Kashmir): Officials on Friday said that nearly 220 people have … Continued

13th Sep 2014

Pakistan: Three killed in deadly Quetta attack

    [Photo by Syed Ali Shah]   By Syed Ali Shah QUETTA, (Dawn): At least three people including one Frontier Corps (FC) personnel were killed and 22 others injured in a remote controlled bomb explosion early on Saturday in … Continued

12th Sep 2014

Pakistan: Flood inundates hundreds of Multan villages

  MULTAN, (The News): Hundreds of villages in Multan district have been submerged as the river Chenab gauge showed an unabated rise in the water level on Thursday, slowly reaching near its highest level.   In view of the rising … Continued

10th Sep 2014

Pakistan: 24 dead as mosque roof collapses in Lahore

  LAHORE, (The News): The death toll from a roof collapse rose to 24 on Wednesday as rescue workers recovered more bodies from the rubble of a mosque.   The roof of the mosque located in the Dorghawala area of … Continued

10th Sep 2014

Pakistan: Airstrikes kill 35 suspected militants in North Waziristan

    By Mateen Haider ISLAMABAD, (Dawn): Thirty-five suspected militants were killed in aerial strikes by fighter jets in the North Waziristan tribal region, the military said on Wednesday. The claims, however, could not be independently verified as journalists have … Continued

10th Sep 2014

India-Pakistan flood death toll reaches 400

  Some 400,000 flood victims remain stranded in India and Pakistan as concerns mount over sluggish rescue efforts in the six-day emergency. The death toll in the divided Kashmir region has risen to 400. Indian and Pakistani rescue and military … Continued

8th Sep 2014

Pakistan: Floods continue to play havoc as death toll reaches 200

  LAHORE/SIALKOT/GUJRANWALA, (The News): Heavy rains and water released by dams in the Chenab river in India have flooded vast areas and caused widespread destruction in Sialkot, Gujrat, Gujranwala, Hafizabad, Azad Kashmir and other areas. The death toll in rain- … 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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