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Retired officers and a vision for peace

Retired officers and a vision for peace

A young writer whose father served in the Pakistan Army reflects on issues highlighted by a peace resolution endorsed by a range of prominent people, including retired military officers My father...
Pakistan releases 63 fishermen mid-sea after India rescues Pakistanis

Pakistan releases 63 fishermen mid-sea after India rescues Pakistanis

After the Indian Coast Guard released two rescued Pakistani marines on Tuesday following an accident at sea, the Pakistan Marine Security Agency reciprocated by releasing 63 Indian fishermen along...
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...
India repatriates 39 Pakistani prisoners

India repatriates 39 Pakistani prisoners

As many as 39 Pakistani prisoners, comprising 21 civil prisoners and 18 fishermen, whose nationality has been confirmed by Pakistani authorities, were repatriated to Pakistan via Attari-Wagah border...
‘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...
Pakistani mother to unite with son stranded in India

Pakistani mother to unite with son stranded in India

ISLAMABAD: A five-year-old boy who was taken to India by his father will meet his mother in Pakistan today, after a year. Iftikhar will reach Wagah Border from where officials of High Commission of...
Pakistan returns Indian soldier as goodwill gesture

Pakistan returns Indian soldier as goodwill gesture

By Adnan Malik LAHORE: Indian soldier Chandu Babulal Chohan has been returned to his home country via the Wagah Border. The Indian soldier was handed over to BSF officials at the border along with...
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 fishermen: caught in a web of hostility

India, Pakistan fishermen: caught in a web of hostility

When 230 Indian fishermen released from Pakistani prisons disembarked in Veraval, Gujarat on 29 December, Dhirubhai Gohil, 28, was waiting with a picture of his elder brother, Kalubhai, 35. As...