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The gift of love

The gift of love

I had my own borders that I kept up for decades until a special soul came into my life and set my heart free. I knew that we had odds against us but I started to believe in a dream. The connection...
“Each day is more difficult than the one before”

“Each day is more difficult than the one before”

Anxious parents of baby with heart ailment await Indian visa The Paediatrics Cardiology department at the All India Institute of Medical Science gave ailing one-year-old Muhammad Ayaan Asad Khan in...
Papraudi village gets Manto library

Papraudi village gets Manto library

By Shariq Majeed Papraudi (Samrala): Even as there is a controversy over the birthplace of great writer Saadat Hasan Manto, a library with his books and pictures and that of his daughters at this...
Rest in Press, Ranjan Roy

Rest in Press, Ranjan Roy

The Aman Ki Asha team extends deep condolences to the family, friends and colleagues of Ranjan Roy, chief of the Times News Network (TNN) and a member of the paper’s national editorial board. When...
 India, Pakistan must build on prisoner exchange agreement

 India, Pakistan must build on prisoner exchange agreement

The best news in some time is that India and Pakistan are rising above their differences and joining hands for a humanitarian cause – they have agreed to exchange vulnerable prisoners (women,...
Parents of ailing two-year-old plead for Indian medical visas

Parents of ailing two-year-old plead for Indian medical visas

With each passing night since late December 2017, 32-year-old Jawwad and his wife have been earnestly hoping for a phone call confirming their Indian visas so their ailing two-year-old son Maier can...
Indian Nobel Laureate Amartya Sen on his fearless Pakistani friend Asma Jahangir

Indian Nobel Laureate Amartya Sen on his fearless Pakistani friend Asma Jahangir

It is hard to find a measure of Asma Jahangir’s greatness.  She was a brilliant intellectual, a superb humanist, a great political leader, an epitome of kindness, a personification of...
Youth group appeals for ceasefire resumption

Youth group appeals for ceasefire resumption

  Expressing concern over increased incidents of ceasefire violations between India and Pakistan across Line of Control, the youth group Aaghaz-e-Dosti has in a statement appreciated the 2003...
Sridevi: An emotional bond

Sridevi: An emotional bond

In July 2017, Sridevi recorded an emotional and loving video message to the Pakistani actors Adnan Siddiqui and Sajal Ali who debuted in her film ‘Mom’ but were unable to attend the...
Remembering the ultimate diva, Sridevi

Remembering the ultimate diva, Sridevi

There are stars and then there are superstars. At the very top of them all sat the First Female Superstar of Bollywood – Sridevi In 1990 when we were driving home from the movie theatre after...