Author : Dr Naazir Mahmood

Tribute from Pakistan: Remembering Neeraj

Tribute from Pakistan: Remembering Neeraj

With the death of Gopal Das Neeraj in July 2018, Hindi and Urdu have lost a poet who could write with equal felicity in both languages. Let’s take a look at this couplet: Ab to mazhab koi esa bhi...
South Asians in Canada turn out for Afridi and a good cause

South Asians in Canada turn out for Afridi and a good cause

“For me there’s no greater religion than humanity,” stated cricket hero Shahid Afridi, speaking at a fundraising dinner gala in Canada to support the Sahibzada Fazal Rehman Charity Hospital in...
PIPFPD welcomes Imran Khan’s invitation to dialogue, urges India to respond positively

PIPFPD welcomes Imran Khan’s invitation to dialogue, urges India to respond positively

A media statement from the Pakistan-India Peoples’ Forum for Peace and Democracy (India Chapter) welcome the statement of Imran Khan, Pakistan’s newly elected Prime Minister, that his government...
In New York, a unique India-Pakistan art exhibit

In New York, a unique India-Pakistan art exhibit

A unique group exhibition of Pakistani and Indian artists opened in New York on June 28 Pale Sentinels: Metaphors for Dialogues Curated by Salima Hashmi June 28 – July 28, 2018 Aicon Gallery, 35...
What option do India and Pakistan have but friendship and peace?

What option do India and Pakistan have but friendship and peace?

Peace marchers going on foot from Gandhi Ashram across Gujarat to the Indo-Pak border, received great support on the ground including from PM Modi’s wife Jashodaben Modi for their demands for...
Pakistan hands over two fishermen to India

Pakistan hands over two fishermen to India

ISLAMABAD: Pakistan on Friday handed over two Indian prisoners to Indian authorities at Wagha Border. The prisoners who are fishermen have been handed over to India as a good will gesture, said press...
From the ‘other’ side

From the ‘other’ side

A Pakistani who has visited India several times revisited recently, now that hostilities between the neighbouring countries have spiked again. What changes did he notice? On March 30, 2018, I was one...
Sepoy Jaspal Singh: A glimmer of hope that must be followed up, not extinguished

Sepoy Jaspal Singh: A glimmer of hope that must be followed up, not extinguished

In 2012, Indian Army Sepoy Jaspal Singh of 15 Punjab, presumed dead in the 1971 Indo-Pak war was found alive at an air base prison in Oman. There has been no progress on this case since then While...
Art heart: Breaking barriers, repairing rifts

Art heart: Breaking barriers, repairing rifts

A ground-breaking group exhibition of Pakistani and Indian artists opens in New York on June 28 Pale Sentinels: Metaphors for Dialogues A Tribute to Priya Ravish Mehra Curated by Salima Hashmi Aicon...
Five Pakistani students graduate from SAU

Five Pakistani students graduate from SAU

Rising Kashmir News Srinagar Five Pakistani students have graduated from the South Asian University (SAU) in New Delhi. The students were awarded degrees during the 3rd Convocation of SAU held on 7...