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Delhi Statement and resolutions from the Pakistan-India Roundtable on prisoners’ issue

Delhi Statement and resolutions from the Pakistan-India Roundtable on prisoners’ issue

Members of Pakistan India Peoples’ Forum for Peace and Democracy (PIPFPD) held a Roundtable Conference on 31 August 2018 at India Islamic Cultural Centre, New Delhi on the issue of Pakistan-India...
Pakistanis pay tribute to Indian journalist Kuldip Nayar

Pakistanis pay tribute to Indian journalist Kuldip Nayar

The passing away of the veteran journalist, political activist and peacemonger Kuldip Nayar has evoked great sadness as well as a resolve to keep working for his values not only in India but the land...
Remembering the ‘gentle giant of India Pakistan peace’

Remembering the ‘gentle giant of India Pakistan peace’

R.I.P. Kuldip Nayar, 1923-2018 The celebrated journalist, author, parliamentarian, peacemonger Kuldip Nayar flagged off the Aman Dost Yatraat the Gandhi Darshan in New Delhi on August 12 this year,...
India, Pakistan prisoners released, repatriated ahead of Independence Day

India, Pakistan prisoners released, repatriated ahead of Independence Day

On Tuesday, August 7, India released 14 Pakistani fishermen who had been captured in India’s territorial waters around three years ago. On Sunday, Pakistan released 30 Indian prisoners, including...
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...
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...
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...