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 in Pakistan prison

#HelpJitendra, a fresh campaign to rescue runaway lad in Pakistan prison

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...
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...