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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...
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...