Scrolling news:

23rd May 2013

Pakistan: Roadside bomb kills 12 in Quetta

QUETTA: A powerful blast killed at least 12 people, of which eight were policemen, and injured 21 others in the Bhosa Mandi area of Quetta on Thursday morning. Fayyaz Sumbal, the Deputy Inspector General Police, said unknown militants targeted the … Continued

21st May 2013

India: Eleven people killed in UP road mishap

Kannuj, (PTI): Eleven members of a marriage party were killed on Tuesday and 30 others were injured when a truck in which they were travelling collided head-on with a bus, police said in Kannauj. The marriage party was returning from … Continued

20th May 2013

Bangladesh: 30 hurt in RMG worker-police clash

Ha-Meem Group, one of the major garment makers of the country, suspended production for Monday after garment workers clashed with police in Ashulia on the outskirts of the capital, leaving 30 injured. At least 7,000 workers of Ha-Meem Group and … Continued

India an important neighbour, says Chinese Premier Li Keqiang
20th May 2013

India an important neighbour, says Chinese Premier Li Keqiang

[Chinese Premier Li Keqiang shakes hands with Manmohan Singh during an official welcoming ceremony at Rashtrapati Bhavan in New Delhi on Monday. Photo: V.V. Krishnan] IANS: India is an important neighbour, Chinese Premier Li Keqiang said on Monday and stressed … Continued

19th May 2013

India: Five handicapped girls raped in Rajasthan

NEW DELHI, (Xinhua): Incidents of rapes refuse to die down in India. In yet another shameful incident, at least five physically challenged girls were allegedly raped and assaulted by two employees at a residential school run by a non-government organization … Continued

19th May 2013

Pakistan: PTI senior leader Zahra Shahid killed on eve of Karachi re-polls

KARACHI, (Dawn): Vice-President of Pakistan Tehrik-i-Insaaf’s Sindh chapter, Zahra Shahid Hussain, was killed late on Saturday in an attempted robbery incident on the eve of re-polls in Karachi’s NA-250 constituency, DawnNews reported. According to police, three motorcycle riders tried to … Continued

18th May 2013

Pakistan: Two killed in firing incidents in Karachi

KARACHI, (The News): Despite strict security measures in the backdrop of re-polling in NA-250 polling stations in the city on Sunday, two persons were killed in the firing incidents Saturday, Geo News reported. According to police, a tortured body was … Continued

18th May 2013

Pakistan: Musharraf’s remand extended to 14 days

ISLAMABAD, (Dawn): In the judges’ detention case, the special anti-terrorism court (ATC) of Islamabad on Saturday extended the judicial remand of former military ruler Pervez Musharraf for 14 days, DawnNews reported. Judge of ATC’s special court Kausar Abbas Zaidi heard … Continued

17th May 2013

Pakistan: Blasts near mosques in Malakand kill 15

PESHAWAR, (Dawn): Two bombs exploded near separate mosques after Friday prayers in Malakand Division’s Bazdara area killing 15 persons and injuring at least 100 others. Deputy Commissioner of Malakand Amjad Ali confirmed that 15 persons were killed and 100 others … Continued

17th May 2013

Pakistan: Two shot dead in Karachi

KARACHI, (The News): Unknown assailants shot dead two people including a woman in Manghopir area of the metropolis Thursday late night.   According to police, armed men entered a house located in Minawali Colony area and shot dead Bakhti Karam,50 … Continued

Bangladesh: 27 Myanmar Muslim bodies recovered in boat capsize in Teknaf
17th May 2013

Bangladesh: 27 Myanmar Muslim bodies recovered in boat capsize in Teknaf

[Raging waves lash upon the sea shores at Cox’s Bazar on Thursday. Maritime ports of Chittagong and Cox’s Bazar have been advised to keep hoisted danger signal No. seven in the morning as Cyclone Mahasen moved slightly north-northeastwards over the … Continued

Bangladesh: Cyclone Mahasen hits Patuakhali, Bhola, one death
16th May 2013

Bangladesh: Cyclone Mahasen hits Patuakhali, Bhola, one death

[A satellite image of Cyclone Mahasen hitting Bangladesh shoreline Thursday. Image courtesy: Bangladesh Meteorological Department]     Daily Star: Cyclone Mahasen made landfall at Kuakata in Patuakhali around 9:00am Thursday, after journeying over 1,700 kilometres from its place of origin … Continued

15th May 2013

India: Govt to seek faster trial of Muslims held on terror charges

NEW DELHI, (Times of India): In what seems like a move to cater to sectional sentiments, home minister  Sushilkumar Shinde on Wednesday said the Centre will ask states to set up fast-track courts to take up cases of Muslim youth … Continued

15th May 2013

Pakistan: Sharif steps up bid to widen support base outside Punjab

By Amjad Mahmood LAHORE, (Dawn): The PML-N has reached out to political players in Sindh and Balochistan in its efforts to widen its support base outside Punjab and explore the possibility of forming provincial governments or play the role of … Continued

14th May 2013

India: Renowned Islamic scholar Asghar Ali Engineer passes away

| [Asghar Ali Engineer passed away in Mumbai after a prolonged illness. Times of India]   HYDERABAD, (Times of India): Prominent social scientist  Asghal Ali Engineer passed away in Mumbai on Tuesday. Engineer, 74, was the leader of the Progressive … Continued

Pakistan: Nawaz wants to end mistrust with India, boost ties with US
14th May 2013

Pakistan: Nawaz wants to end mistrust with India, boost ties with US

LAHORE, (Dawn): Nawaz Sharif, poised to become prime minister for a third time after a decisive victory in the elections, said on Monday that the mistrust which had long dogged relations with India needed to be addressed. He also pledged … Continued

13th May 2013

Bangladesh: A few expected left, rescue reaches final stage, 3 bodies recovered, death toll 1127

[“Have the rice I cooked and feed your brother and sister too”. That was the instruction Sabina got from her mother Mita as the latter rushed to work on the morning of April 24. In the photo Sabina is seen … Continued

13th May 2013

India: Fearing China, India pulls out of war games with US, Japan

By Shishir Gupta & Pramit Pal Chaudhuri   New Delhi, (Hindustan Times): Concerned at how it would be perceived by Beijing, India last month suddenly withdrew from the planning of a naval exercise with the US and Japanese navies off the … Continued

Pakistan: Six killed in suicide attack on convoy of IG Balochistan
13th May 2013

Pakistan: Six killed in suicide attack on convoy of IG Balochistan

By Syed Ali Shah QUETTA, (Dawn): At least six people have been killed and more than 60 others injured in a suicide attack on the convoy of Inspector General Police Balochistan on Sunday night. One child is also among the … Continued

12th May 2013

India: Chhattisgarh: Maoists attack Doordarshan office

Raipur, (Hindustan Times) : A group of suspected Maoists killed three security personnel and injured one in a brazen attack on a Doordarshan office in Chhattisgarh’s Jagdalpur district, 320 km south of Raipur, in the wee hours of Sunday. The Maoists … Continued

Sectarianism in the Middle East and its rise in the UK, Standpoint, Sahar TV. Interview 29 May 2013 and aired on 12 June 2013


Latest Tweets

The Muslim News

awards

Awards for Excellence

Read more