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Retired officers and a vision for peace

Retired officers and a vision for peace

A young writer whose father served in the Pakistan Army reflects on issues highlighted by a peace resolution endorsed by a range of prominent people, including retired military officers My father...
Pakistan releases 63 fishermen mid-sea after India rescues Pakistanis

Pakistan releases 63 fishermen mid-sea after India rescues Pakistanis

After the Indian Coast Guard released two rescued Pakistani marines on Tuesday following an accident at sea, the Pakistan Marine Security Agency reciprocated by releasing 63 Indian fishermen along...
India repatriates 39 Pakistani prisoners

India repatriates 39 Pakistani prisoners

As many as 39 Pakistani prisoners, comprising 21 civil prisoners and 18 fishermen, whose nationality has been confirmed by Pakistani authorities, were repatriated to Pakistan via Attari-Wagah border...
Pakistani mother to unite with son stranded in India

Pakistani mother to unite with son stranded in India

ISLAMABAD: A five-year-old boy who was taken to India by his father will meet his mother in Pakistan today, after a year. Iftikhar will reach Wagah Border from where officials of High Commission of...
Pakistan returns Indian soldier as goodwill gesture

Pakistan returns Indian soldier as goodwill gesture

By Adnan Malik LAHORE: Indian soldier Chandu Babulal Chohan has been returned to his home country via the Wagah Border. The Indian soldier was handed over to BSF officials at the border along with...
India, Pakistan fishermen: caught in a web of hostility

India, Pakistan fishermen: caught in a web of hostility

When 230 Indian fishermen released from Pakistani prisons disembarked in Veraval, Gujarat on 29 December, Dhirubhai Gohil, 28, was waiting with a picture of his elder brother, Kalubhai, 35. As...
Edhi: touching hearts beyond borders

Edhi: touching hearts beyond borders

Eulogy to Edhi in Hindi newspaper, translated by retired Pakistani civil servant The following article, penned in Hindi by a senior Indian journalist Dr Ved Pratab Vaidik, has been translated into...
Pakistan releases 18 Indian fishermen

Pakistan releases 18 Indian fishermen

Activists demand faster identity verification and timely release of incarcerated cross-border prisoners Pakistan on Sunday released 18 Indian fishermen from its Karachi prison. They will be...
In Humanity’s Name

In Humanity’s Name

Pakistan repatriates minor as a goodwill gesture In a welcome move, the Pakistani authorities on May 1 repatriated a minor schoolboy hailing from the Poonch district of Jammu and Kashmir. Zulfikar...
India, Pakistan: Discuss memorandum with fishermen and all stakeholders, urge peace activists

India, Pakistan: Discuss memorandum with fishermen and all stakeholders, urge peace activists

Pakistan-India Peoples’ Forum for Peace and Democracy (PIPFPD), the largest and oldest people-to-people group, has urged Ms. Sushma Swaraj, Indian External Affairs Minister, to take measures for...