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South Asians in Canada turn out for Afridi and a good cause

South Asians in Canada turn out for Afridi and a good cause

“For me there’s no greater religion than humanity,” stated cricket hero Shahid Afridi, speaking at a fundraising dinner gala in Canada to support the Sahibzada Fazal Rehman Charity Hospital in...
PIPFPD welcomes Imran Khan’s invitation to dialogue, urges India to respond positively

PIPFPD welcomes Imran Khan’s invitation to dialogue, urges India to respond positively

A media statement from the Pakistan-India Peoples’ Forum for Peace and Democracy (India Chapter) welcome the statement of Imran Khan, Pakistan’s newly elected Prime Minister, that his government...
What option do India and Pakistan have but friendship and peace?

What option do India and Pakistan have but friendship and peace?

Peace marchers going on foot from Gandhi Ashram across Gujarat to the Indo-Pak border, received great support on the ground including from PM Modi’s wife Jashodaben Modi for their demands for...
Pakistan hands over two fishermen to India

Pakistan hands over two fishermen to India

ISLAMABAD: Pakistan on Friday handed over two Indian prisoners to Indian authorities at Wagha Border. The prisoners who are fishermen have been handed over to India as a good will gesture, said press...
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...
Needed: A change of heart

Needed: A change of heart

Sixty to seventy thousand children in Pakistan are born with congenital heart disease every year. A shortage of doctors has pushed people to seek treatment across the border but the Indian embassy...
India, Pakistan to revive joint judicial panel on prisoners, fishermen

India, Pakistan to revive joint judicial panel on prisoners, fishermen

Pakistan has responded positively to India’s proposal to revive a mechanism of a joint judicial panel which looks into humanitarian issues of fishermen and prisoners in each other’s...
A Dastango who left the stage too soon

A Dastango who left the stage too soon

Ankit Chadha (1987-2018) The young man with smiling eyes who I had met in Lahore in October 2013 has left everyone who knew him teary-eyed. When I read on the social media about the death of the...
Pakistan-returned Jitendra gets a hero’s welcome

Pakistan-returned Jitendra gets a hero’s welcome

BHIOPAL: Jitendra Arjunwar got a hero’s welcome in Seoni district after his return from a Karachi jail. He reached Seoni on Sunday where he was given a warm welcome by residents who had...
5 yrs on, MP’s runaway lad to return from Pakistan this week

5 yrs on, MP’s runaway lad to return from Pakistan this week

BHOPAL: Almost five years after a minor from Madhya Pradesh was arrested and convicted for crossing over to Pakistan, Islamabad has decided to repatriate him on May 4. Jitendra Arjunwar, now 22, a...