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“Pakistani! This is Kolkatta, this is Bengal”

“Pakistani! This is Kolkatta, this is Bengal”

The following report appeared in the Bengali weekly Janaswartha Barta (Pubic Interest Information) published 24 August 2019, with the headline “Pakistani! This is Kolkatta, this is...
Strive for ‘unity, not uniformity’ – Dr Happymon Jacob

Strive for ‘unity, not uniformity’ – Dr Happymon Jacob

India-Pakistan peace group concerned about Kashmir, pays tribute to B. M. Kutty The oldest and largest India-Pakistan people-to-people organisation held a seminar in Pune titled ‘Peace in South...
Voluntary organisations in India plan to dedicate annual programme to Pakistani activist

Voluntary organisations in India plan to dedicate annual programme to Pakistani activist

A group of Indian voluntary organisations plan to dedicate their annual event in Hyderabad to the renowned Pakistani activist B. M. Kutty who was born in Kerala and passed away in Karachi, 25 August...
An Indo-Pak Eid event in Sweden

An Indo-Pak Eid event in Sweden

An India Pakistan peace event will take place Tuesday in Sweden, with a documentary film, panel discussion, calendar launch and Eid dinner. The event is free and open to the public but the organisers...
Amidst election fever, India repatriates 13 Pakistani prisoners

Amidst election fever, India repatriates 13 Pakistani prisoners

  Election fever in India has overshadowed news of the repatriation of 13 Pakistanis from Indian prisons Tuesday. The move is an indication of the continuation and success of diplomacy even as...
India, Pakistan: Global StandOut for Peace in South Asia

India, Pakistan: Global StandOut for Peace in South Asia

In a response to escalating tensions between India and Pakistan, peace-lovers around the globe are joining hands in a Global StandOut for Peace in South Asia. The citizen-initiated event, taking...
Indian, Pakistani students and staff at Harvard demand peace

Indian, Pakistani students and staff at Harvard demand peace

Over 140 Indian and Pakistani students, faculty members and staff at Harvard University have issued a statement calling for lasting peace between India and Pakistan and urged both governments,...
PM Imran says Pakistan to release Indian pilot tomorrow as peace gesture

PM Imran says Pakistan to release Indian pilot tomorrow as peace gesture

ISLAMABAD: Prime Minister Imran Khan on Thursday announced that Pakistan will release Indian pilot Abhinandan Varthaman on Friday as a peace gesture. The pilot was captured by Pakistani forces after...
India, Pakistan leadership on trial

India, Pakistan leadership on trial

Whoever the terrorists involved with the Pulwama suicide bombing of February 14 identify with, their objective quite obviously was to aggravate confrontation between India and Pakistan. The...
Poem: “I told her a lie” (There are no winners in war)

Poem: “I told her a lie” (There are no winners in war)

Somehow, somewhere, peacemakers are keeping hope alive, against all odds.  One day, if they win, they will save a lot of lives and humanity on both sides. Sharing here a poem I wrote in January 2014...