7th Jun 2014

Pakistan: Oxygen deficiency kills four infants at Karachi hospital

  KARACHI, (The News): Four new born babies lost their lives after oxygen supply to their incubators was disconnected due to load shedding at a hospital in Korangi area of Karachi, Geo News reported on Saturday.   According to the … Continued

7th Jun 2014

Pakistan: Twin blasts in Bajaur Agency kill two soldiers

RAWALPINDI, (The News): Twin blasts caused by the roadside bombs killed two soldiers of Pakistan Army in Bajaur Agency on Saturday, Geo News reported.   According to Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR), two soldiers lost their lives when improvised explosive devices … Continued

7th Jun 2014

Pakistan: 16 killed in separate road accidents

MANSEHRA/SARGODHA/SUKKUR, (The News): Sixteen persons lost their lives and several others were injured in different road accidents that occurred in Mansehra, Sargodha and Sukkur on Saturday morning, Geo News reported.   In Sargodha, five persons of the same family were … Continued

7th Jun 2014

Pakistan: Regulatory body suspends Geo News television channel

      Pakistan’s media regulation authority has forced the country’s leading news channel off the air. This came as the result of a row between Geo News and Pakistan’s spy agency.  The Pakistan Electronic Media Regulatory Authority (PEMRA) said … Continued

5th Jun 2014

Pakistan: Seven soldiers killed in Bajaur Agency attack

BAJAUR, (The News): At least seven security personnel were martyred and seven others injured in cross border attacks on Pakistani security check posts on Thursday, Geo News reported.   According to military sources, two soldiers were martyred in cross-border firing … Continued

5th Jun 2014

India: PM Modi likely to visit US in September

uhasini Haidar The Hindu: The confirmation of Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s visit to the United States means two things: that Mr. Modi is keen to extend his summit-level approach to bilateral ties past the subcontinent to the U.S. as well, … Continued

5th Jun 2014

India: Hindu attackers referred to murdered Muslim IT professional, as ‘first wicket’

  [Photo:   Mohsin Sadiq Shaikh murdered by Hindu mob for being a Muslim]     FP Post: New details have emerged in the case of the Pune Muslim IT professional,who was killed by a right-wing Hindu mob. An SMS exchanged by … Continued

4th Jun 2014

Pakistan: Four killed, 3 injured as PAF trainer jet crashes in Baldia Town

KARACHI, (The News): Four persons including the pilot and co-pilot were killed and three others injured when a training jet of Pakistan Air Force (PAF) crashed in Baldia Town area of Karachi on Tuesday, Geo News reported.   According to … Continued

4th Jun 2014

Pakistan: Two military officers among five killed in blast near Rawalpindi

  RAWALPINDI, (Dawn): Two military officers and three civilians were killed on Wednesday when a suicide bomber hit their twin cabin vehicle near Rawalpindi, Director-General Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR) Asim Bajwa said. Zahir Shah and Arshad, both Lieutenant-Colonels were killed … Continued

3rd Jun 2014

Pakistan: Eight killed, six injured in Kurram tribal region

  [Photo: The News] PESHAWAR, (The News): At least eight people were killed and six others injured on Tuesday when a landmine exploded in the Khomta area of Kurram tribal region, DawnNews reported. The victims were travelling from central Khurram … Continued

2nd Jun 2014

Pakistan: Four including 3 women gunned down in Swat

  SWAT, (The News): Four persons were killed when unknown culprits opened fire in a house in Buner District of Swat on Monday morning, Geo News reported.   According to police, the incident occurred in Palwari area of Buner where … Continued

1st Jun 2014

Pakistan: Policeman, wife, two kids killed in Karachi

KARACHI, (The News): Bodies of policeman and his three family members were found in a residence located in Gulshan e Mazdoor area of Baldia Town in the wee hours of Sunday.   According to the police, the slain policeman, identified … Continued

31st May 2014

Pakistan Ulema Council declares ‘Honor killing’ un-Islamic

    [Photo: CII member Tahir Ashrafi. Photograph by Minhaj Ahmed Rafi for Newsweek] Newsweek Pakistan: The Pakistan Ulema Council, led by Maulana Tahir Ashrafi, on Friday issued a fatwa declaring so-called “honor killings” un-Islamic and inhuman. Reacting to the … Continued

31st May 2014

India: Badaun gang-rape more gruesome than Dec 16 Delhi rape case

  [Photo: Villagers and policemen gather at the spot where two teenage cousins were found hanging from a mango tree in Badaun in Uttar Pradesh] Badaun, (PTI): Family members of the two teenage cousins who were gang-raped and hanged, on … Continued

31st May 2014

Pakistan: Blast in Karachi’s Baldia Town injures four

  KARACHI, (Dawn): An explosion occurred early on Saturday which injured four people in Karachi’s Baldia Town, DawnNews reported. The blast took place near the Muhammad Khan Police checkpost. Police said that the explosive material was planted in a donkey-cart. … Continued

31st May 2014

Pakistan: Bajaur clash kills one soldier, 14 militants

    By Zahir Shah Sherazi PESHAWAR,  (Dawn): At least 14 militants were killed on Saturday as security forces backed by gunship helicopters thwarted a cross border militant attack on a checkpost near Pak Afghan border in Bajaur agency. Military … Continued

31st May 2014

India: Public outrage in India grows after new rape cases

      Public outrage has grown in India after a series of rape crimes. Two police officers have been fired for failing to investigate the disappearance of two teenage girls, who were later raped and found hanging from a … Continued

30th May 2014

India: Police officers arrested over gang rape

    Police say they have arrested four men charged over the rapes and murders of two girls found hanged in northern India. Neighbors of the victims accuse police of ignoring a complaint that the girls had gone missing.   … Continued

30th May 2014

Pakistan: Victim of ‘honour killing’ had wed a man who had strangled his first wife

[Photo: Farzana Iqbal] WASHINGTON, (The News): On Tuesday, Farzana Iqbal, a 25-year-old pregnant woman, was confronted by a mob of 20 or so of her family members near the steps of the top court in Lahore, Pakistan’s second-biggest city.   … Continued

27th May 2014

India: Modi combines portfolios; new ministers take charge

  [Photo: The Hindu Prime Minister Narendra Modi enters his South Block office, in New Delhi on Tuesday. Photo: Kamal Narang]   PTI: BJP heavyweight Rajnath Singh was on Tuesday appointed Home Minister and another senior party leader Sushma Swaraj … 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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