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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...
What happens when Indians and Pakistanis meet abroad

What happens when Indians and Pakistanis meet abroad

It is unfortunate that stories about hate and war get more traction on both sides of the border, compared to stories of friendship and peace As a Pakistani, I felt that Indian journalists were more...
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...
Cross-border prisoners: Peace groups hail Pakistan government humanitarian gesture, urge more

Cross-border prisoners: Peace groups hail Pakistan government humanitarian gesture, urge more

The Pakistan-India Peoples’ Forum for Peace and Democracy (PIPFPD) welcomes the Pakistan govt. decision “to arrange a meeting of commander Kulbushan Jadhav with his wife, in Pakistan,...
70 years on: The common man looks so similar

70 years on: The common man looks so similar

Aspirations for peace between India and Pakistan came to the fore at the Bengaluru Poetry Festival, with sessions featuring the legendary poet Gulzar and activists Saira Shah Halim and Ruchhita...
The fisherman’s tragedy

The fisherman’s tragedy

Indian fisherman dies in Karachi days before his impending release, grieving family waits for his body Imagine you are a fisherman. Born into poverty. Born in a small coastal village in India. Or...
Aman Shanti: If not now, when? If not us, who? Children speak

Aman Shanti: If not now, when? If not us, who? Children speak

Two Indian teens in Mumbai respond to a Pakistani school girl’s plea for peace “The meaning of my name ‘Aman’ is peace”, wrote Aman Shahid, a sixth-grade student in Lahore. “I am sure...
Namaste Pakistan!

Namaste Pakistan!

As an Indian well-wisher of Pakistan, I really hope that this is a turning point in our neighbour’s history As expected, conventional as well as social media was abuzz after the game. Gracious...
Youth group brings India-Pakistan students together over a Skype discussion

Youth group brings India-Pakistan students together over a Skype discussion

Aaghaz-e-Dosti’s Eleventh Indo-Pak Classroom Connect between students in Punjab, Pakistan and Mumbai, India, helps break stereotypes The India-Pakistan youth group Aaghaz-e-Dosti (Start of...
Cross-border friendships and solidarity

Cross-border friendships and solidarity

A tribute from India to Pakistani feminist activist Nigar Ahmad (1945 – 2017) I was most restless in Delhi when I heard in mid-February that my friend Nigar Ahmad in Lahore, who had been ill, was...