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Peace activists in India honour Pakistani lawyer Asma Jahangir

Peace activists in India honour Pakistani lawyer Asma Jahangir

Thousands attended the funeral of Pakistani lawyer, human rights, peace and democracy advocate Asma Jahangir in Lahore on Tuesday – women, men, rich, poor, workers, lawyers, journalists, farmers,...
Mera dost Raza, my friend Raza

Mera dost Raza, my friend Raza

I cannot find the words to express my grief over the disappearance of my dear friend Raza from Lahore. When I heard that he was missing, it shook me to the fibre of my being. How can a man who...
A young Indian activist’s anguished post about her disappeared colleague in Pakistan

A young Indian activist’s anguished post about her disappeared colleague in Pakistan

Young Indian activist Devika Mittal in Delhi has written a moving post about the disappearance of her friend and colleague Raza Khan in Pakistan. Mittal, one of the leaders of the cross-border youth...
#FindRaza Aaghaz-e-Dosti concerned about whereabouts of Raza Mehmood Khan

#FindRaza Aaghaz-e-Dosti concerned about whereabouts of Raza Mehmood Khan

The cross-border youth group Aaghaz-e-Dosti (start of friendship) has issued a statement expressing concern about the disappearance of Raza Khan, the group’s Pakistan Convener. Raza Khan was...
Rishi Kapoor: Want to see Pakistan before I die

Rishi Kapoor: Want to see Pakistan before I die

Veteran actor Rishi Kapoor, 65, wishes to visit Pakistan before he dies. “I am 65 years old and I want to see Pakistan before I die. I want my children to see their roots. Bas karva dijiye...
Returning inadvertent border-crossers: Glimpses of humanity

Returning inadvertent border-crossers: Glimpses of humanity

Indian border security returns 12-year old inadvertent border-crosser to Pakistan A 12-year-old Pakistani boy apprehended by the Indian Border Security Force (BSF) in Jaisalmer, India, has been...
#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...
“Talks might not produce immediate results, but engagement is necessary” — Abdul Basit

“Talks might not produce immediate results, but engagement is necessary” — Abdul Basit

Prominent journalists, activists participate in a farewell event for the outgoing Pakistan ambassador to India “If we can look at bilateral ties rationally rather than emotionally, the need to...
Pakistani infant returns home after receiving heart treatment in India

Pakistani infant returns home after receiving heart treatment in India

NEW DELHI: Pakistani infant, who had a hole in the heart and Indian External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj had intervened in the case and arranged medical visa for his parents, has returned to...
India releases Pakistani children who crossed border unintentionally

India releases Pakistani children who crossed border unintentionally

By Zahid Shirwani ISLAMABAD: Following diplomatic initiatives by High Commission of Pakistan in New Delhi, Indian authorities on Monday released two Pakistani children who unintentionally crossed...