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#ProfileForPeace call goes viral: ‘I am an Indian & I don’t hate Pakistan’

#ProfileForPeace call goes viral: ‘I am an Indian & I don’t hate Pakistan’

Armchair activism isn’t a bad word any more. In fact, there’s nothing beyond its scope if people decide to sit on a chair and raise their virtual voice. The recent instances of hate...
Pakistani entrepreneur’s hospitality sends a goodwill message to India

Pakistani entrepreneur’s hospitality sends a goodwill message to India

A Pakistani fast food franchise owner’s gesture of hospitality to visiting Indians embodies the spirit of Aman ki Asha The owner of an American fast food chain in Pakistan is offering free...
One by two in Norway

One by two in Norway

Two young people in Norway of Pakistani and Indian origin make a short film on the cultural similarities between their countries of origin Aman Sheikh’s family is from Pakistan, while Simrat...
Re-shaping identity across borders… Not what the media led us to expect

Re-shaping identity across borders… Not what the media led us to expect

Some unexpected discoveries by a group of 45 Pakistani students on a six-week long visit to India to experience the arts and culture and meet ordinary people…  Beyond ideas of national...
No bans here, it’s all aman and aasha

No bans here, it’s all aman and aasha

Humsaya, the Pakistani theatre festival currently on in Delhi, provides an opportunity for artistes to connect, present their art and share thoughts In the backdrop of a Pakistani theatre festival...
Happy Independence Day, neighbours

Happy Independence Day, neighbours

Indian school children have made special cards to send their counterparts across the border on the occasion of Pakistan’s Independence Day. On their side, Pakistani students are doing this for...
Theatre for peace: Mahesh Bhatt’s new cross-border collaboration

Theatre for peace: Mahesh Bhatt’s new cross-border collaboration

With three theatrical productions already under his belt and a fourth, ‘Milne Do’, underway, peacenik filmmaker Mahesh Bhatt’s new cross-border project is set to launch in Delhi...
Instead of competitive lunacy, try this…

Instead of competitive lunacy, try this…

Ordinary people in both Pakistan and India pay a heavy price for the games that our leaders play. For those who would like to see our countries face off against each other, we suggest some...
The Pakistan enigma

The Pakistan enigma

Indians who believe the narrative that Pakistanis hate India find it mind-boggling when they experience the intense love that ordinary Pakistanis have for them Indians and Pakistanis share the most...
A prayer for Karachi

A prayer for Karachi

Pampered with hospitality, I felt quite at home in Mumbai’s twin city On a warm Friday afternoon in Mumbai, I gaze at the wet ajrak hanging from my clothesline. I am fascinated by the play of red...