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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...
‘I would love to meet my friends from Pakistan again’

‘I would love to meet my friends from Pakistan again’

A psychology student in India reflects on the peace workshop she attended as an eleventh-grader in 2012 with students from Islamabad, that changed her views about Pakistanis forever. #MilneDo It was...
Indian government grants visa to Pakistani actors

Indian government grants visa to Pakistani actors

Despite ongoing tensions with Pakistan, the Indian government issued visas to Pakistani actors Adnan Siddiqui and Sajal Ali on Saturday. Ever since Indo-Pakistan relations deteriorated due to...
India, Pakistan: So near and yet so far – MilneDo

India, Pakistan: So near and yet so far – MilneDo

At Wagah border on Sunday, the cyclists who had set off from Delhi and Lahore respectively calling for a thaw in India-Pakistan relations, tried to wave and connect with each other across the iron...
Pakistan cyclists support India’s Milne Do group

Pakistan cyclists support India’s Milne Do group

A group of Pakistani cyclists have announced their support for the Milne Do (Let’s Meet) peace group that set off on January 1, 2017 from India Gate, New Delhi calling for peace between India and...
Milne Do: Cycle rally from Delhi to Wagah border

Milne Do: Cycle rally from Delhi to Wagah border

A youth group in India embarks on its fourth cycle ride for peace, calling for good neighbourly relations between India and Pakistan It was an unusual peace rally that pedalled off from India Gate in...
Kicking off the new year with a cycle rally for peace

Kicking off the new year with a cycle rally for peace

Organisers expect over a hundred cyclists to join their Fourth Bicycle Rally for Peace between India and Pakistan this year A youth group in India is starting the new year with their fourth bicycle...