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Kashmir: Commemorating nine years of cross-LoC trade

Kashmir: Commemorating nine years of cross-LoC trade

Business community highlights humanitarian and financial angles, urges India and Pakistan to provide better facilities To commemorate the ninth year of cross-border trade across the Line of Control...
Cross-border prisoners: Peace groups hail Pakistan government humanitarian gesture, urge more

Cross-border prisoners: Peace groups hail Pakistan government humanitarian gesture, urge more

The Pakistan-India Peoples’ Forum for Peace and Democracy (PIPFPD) welcomes the Pakistan govt. decision “to arrange a meeting of commander Kulbushan Jadhav with his wife, in Pakistan,...
Salima Hashmi gives Delhiites and students a taste of art and art education in Pakistan

Salima Hashmi gives Delhiites and students a taste of art and art education in Pakistan

Amidst the ongoing uncertain political relationship between India and Pakistan, a lecture series in Delhi by the renowned Pakistani artist Salima Hashmi provided some much-needed insights into life...
2,600 Sikh yatrees arrive in Lahore

2,600 Sikh yatrees arrive in Lahore

Over 2,600 Sikh yatrees (pilgrims) from India reached Pakistan on Thursday to participate in 548th birthday celebrations of Baba Guru Nanak in Nankana Sahib. Evacuee Trust Property Board (ETPB)...
Revisiting the partition of Punjab

Revisiting the partition of Punjab

A seminar at Harvard University recently focused on the partition of Punjab, part of a series marking India and Pakistan’s 70 years of independence from British rule Behind Ishtiaq Ahmed’s...
#HelpJitendra, a fresh campaign to rescue runaway lad from Pakistan

#HelpJitendra, a fresh campaign to rescue runaway lad from Pakistan

Encouraged by the success of two other initiatives earlier this year, a 33-year-old social worker in Bhopal, India, has started a fresh campaign on social networking sites to free Jitendra Arjunwar...
Before and Alter

Before and Alter

It was all set. Tom and I were meeting up in Dubai before his play Lal Qile ka Aakhri Mushaira on August 17, 2017. We were going to offer fateha together for the soul of his mother Barbara Alter, who...
India, Pakistan and the ongoing fight for peace

India, Pakistan and the ongoing fight for peace

International Peace Day saw students, activists, and others come together at events in both countries Observed annually the world over on September 21 the International Day of Peace holds special...
Influential Indian citizens’ group dialogue with Jammu-Kashmir stakeholders

Influential Indian citizens’ group dialogue with Jammu-Kashmir stakeholders

The influential Concerned Citizens Group led by former Union minister and senior BJP leader Yashwant Sinha along with well-known politicians, journalists and public intellectuals from across India,...
Peace is every step. From India to Pakistan

Peace is every step. From India to Pakistan

I came across several people but I did not see an enemy India and Pakistan turned 70 this year but continue to be enemies since their partition in 1947. Much like a family feud, the two nations...