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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...
Indians and Pakistanis unite for a mutual goal of peace

Indians and Pakistanis unite for a mutual goal of peace

Last week, over 150 activists in India and Pakistan took part in a photo campaign to call on world leaders to never use nuclear weapons. From New Delhi to Islamabad, Bangalore to Karachi, and...
When boundaries blur: A strange kind of home-coming

When boundaries blur: A strange kind of home-coming

Over the last month, India-Pakistan relations, always fraught at the best of times, have seen one of their periodic lows. A terrorist strike in Uri has catalysed the usual sabre-rattling, with people...
Banning cross-border cultural collaboration only strengthens extremists

Banning cross-border cultural collaboration only strengthens extremists

In today’s interconnected world, whether it’s appreciating music and film or fighting polio, we increasingly share our joys and sorrows The latest casualty of the ongoing confrontation between...
My first visit to Pakistan

My first visit to Pakistan

A young man from Kolkatta finds another home in Karachi By Zeeshan Majid My first ever visit to Pakistan recently to attend a family wedding was a beautiful experience, from start to finish. We had...
“I experienced nothing but love in Pakistan” — Amardeep Singh, author of travelogue on Pakistan’s Sikh legacy, grateful to Pakistan embassy for the visa

“I experienced nothing but love in Pakistan” — Amardeep Singh, author of travelogue on Pakistan’s Sikh legacy, grateful to Pakistan embassy for the visa

“I experienced nothing but love in Pakistan,” says Amardeep Singh, author of the photo-illustrated travelogue “Lost Heritage – The Sikh Legacy In Pakistan”, published in January 2016...
The image of Pakistan: a view from India

The image of Pakistan: a view from India

#LahoreAttack. India and Pakistan, and the world, must stand united against all forms of extremism As a teacher, the journey to create a democratic classroom space has been arduous, in the course of...