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Ailing Pakistan hockey legend receives offer of support from Chennai

Ailing Pakistan hockey legend receives offer of support from Chennai

By Krishna Kanta Chakraborty and Pushpa Narayan Ahmed, currently being treated in Karachi, has been advised to go for a heart transplant The Chennai Hockey Association has volunteered to help Ahmed...
Prisoner repatriation: Include forgotten POWs​

Prisoner repatriation: Include forgotten POWs​

It is good news that India and Pakistan plan to repatriate prisoners from each other’s countries. Those being considered for this leniency are civilians — minors, women,...
Saba Mahmood: Challenging dominant myths and stereotypes

Saba Mahmood: Challenging dominant myths and stereotypes

An Indian feminist pays tribute to her close friend and colleague Saba Mahmood from Pakistan who challenged progressive, secular and political certainties about religion and righteous politics I...
Finding “The Country Without A Post Office”

Finding “The Country Without A Post Office”

“The dusk here does not arrive on the shoulders of golden sunsets any more, but on the heels of long, encroaching shadows of untraceable trees in the distance, gloomy parallel patterns that...
Playing for peace: #TeamIndoPak

Playing for peace: #TeamIndoPak

Tennis icons Aisam ul Haq Qureshi and Rohan Bopanna have teamed up again – this time virtually, along with squash legend Maria Toorpakai Wazir and a host of Olympian athletes and ordinary people...
Long wait for Madhya Pradesh boy in Pakistan prison ends; India confirms nationality

Long wait for Madhya Pradesh boy in Pakistan prison ends; India confirms nationality

After languishing for five years in a Pakistan jail, Madhya Pradesh’s runaway lad Jitendra Arjunwar finally sees hope of returning home. India acknowledged his citizenship on Thursday, clearing the...
A preventable death, a medical visa tragedy

A preventable death, a medical visa tragedy

According to international humanitarian law the wounded and the sick have a right to be cared for no matter which side they are on. Delaying or denying medical visas is a matter of life and death for...
Wanted: A politics of construction

Wanted: A politics of construction

On nation-building and conflict-resolution in Jammu and Kashmir Democracy promises curative treatment as opposed to mere palliative treatment. The citizens of Jammu and Kashmir continue to hope for...
Invisible casualties of tensions and red tape

Invisible casualties of tensions and red tape

Jitendra Arjunwara case update April 2, 1018: Superintendent of Police in Seoni, Madhya Pradesh on Sunday told Indian journalist and peace activist Jatin Desai that police have now verified Jitendra...
Fawad, Mehwish win Icon awards at Filmfare relaunch in Dubai

Fawad, Mehwish win Icon awards at Filmfare relaunch in Dubai

DUBAI: Pakistani megastars Fawad Khan and Mehwish Hayat won big at the relaunch of Filmfare magazine’s Middle East edition last night. Fawad Khan was pronounced the Best Cinematic Icon...