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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...
Needed: A change of heart

Needed: A change of heart

Sixty to seventy thousand children in Pakistan are born with congenital heart disease every year. A shortage of doctors has pushed people to seek treatment across the border but the Indian embassy...
India, Pakistan to revive joint judicial panel on prisoners, fishermen

India, Pakistan to revive joint judicial panel on prisoners, fishermen

Pakistan has responded positively to India’s proposal to revive a mechanism of a joint judicial panel which looks into humanitarian issues of fishermen and prisoners in each other’s...
A Dastango who left the stage too soon

A Dastango who left the stage too soon

Ankit Chadha (1987-2018) The young man with smiling eyes who I had met in Lahore in October 2013 has left everyone who knew him teary-eyed. When I read on the social media about the death of the...
Pakistan-returned Jitendra gets a hero’s welcome

Pakistan-returned Jitendra gets a hero’s welcome

BHIOPAL: Jitendra Arjunwar got a hero’s welcome in Seoni district after his return from a Karachi jail. He reached Seoni on Sunday where he was given a warm welcome by residents who had...
5 yrs on, MP’s runaway lad to return from Pakistan this week

5 yrs on, MP’s runaway lad to return from Pakistan this week

BHOPAL: Almost five years after a minor from Madhya Pradesh was arrested and convicted for crossing over to Pakistan, Islamabad has decided to repatriate him on May 4. Jitendra Arjunwar, now 22, a...
Indian theatre activists term Pakistan’s Madeeha Gauhar’s passing an irreparable loss

Indian theatre activists term Pakistan’s Madeeha Gauhar’s passing an irreparable loss

By Neel Kamal BATHINDA: Renowned Pakistani playwright and peace activist Madeeha Gauhar died after a prolonged battle with cancer in Lahore on April. She was 62. Known for her commitment to theatre...
Prisoner repatriation: Include forgotten POWs​

Prisoner repatriation: Include forgotten POWs​

It is good news that India and Pakistan plan to repatriate prisoners from each other’s countries. Those being considered for this leniency are civilians — minors, women,...
Invisible casualties of tensions and red tape

Invisible casualties of tensions and red tape

Jitendra Arjunwara case update April 2, 1018: Superintendent of Police in Seoni, Madhya Pradesh on Sunday told Indian journalist and peace activist Jatin Desai that police have now verified Jitendra...
Parents of ailing two-year-old plead for Indian medical visas

Parents of ailing two-year-old plead for Indian medical visas

With each passing night since late December 2017, 32-year-old Jawwad and his wife have been earnestly hoping for a phone call confirming their Indian visas so their ailing two-year-old son Maier can...