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Talking peace and nuclear weapons in a Mumbai school

Talking peace and nuclear weapons in a Mumbai school

A peace educator shares his experience of two recent teach-ins about a safer world with zero nuclear weapons Their words and faces have grabbed media attention in the last few months but US President...
India and Pakistan are more similar than we think

India and Pakistan are more similar than we think

While Indian and Pakistani sameness is often framed in terms of Punjabi food, language and culture, the two countries have more in common as the comparable culture of divided mercantile communities...
The smog that India and Pakistan share

The smog that India and Pakistan share

This is a crisis that requires our politicians to become statesmen, to think of future generations rather than the next elections, to rise above petty point scoring and sit down and work out feasible...
Rishi Kapoor: Want to see Pakistan before I die

Rishi Kapoor: Want to see Pakistan before I die

Veteran actor Rishi Kapoor, 65, wishes to visit Pakistan before he dies. “I am 65 years old and I want to see Pakistan before I die. I want my children to see their roots. Bas karva dijiye...
Kashmir: Commemorating nine years of cross-LoC trade

Kashmir: Commemorating nine years of cross-LoC trade

Business community highlights humanitarian and financial angles, urges India and Pakistan to provide better facilities To commemorate the ninth year of cross-border trade across the Line of Control...
Cross-border prisoners: Peace groups hail Pakistan government humanitarian gesture, urge more

Cross-border prisoners: Peace groups hail Pakistan government humanitarian gesture, urge more

The Pakistan-India Peoples’ Forum for Peace and Democracy (PIPFPD) welcomes the Pakistan govt. decision “to arrange a meeting of commander Kulbushan Jadhav with his wife, in Pakistan,...
Salima Hashmi gives Delhiites and students a taste of art and art education in Pakistan

Salima Hashmi gives Delhiites and students a taste of art and art education in Pakistan

Amidst the ongoing uncertain political relationship between India and Pakistan, a lecture series in Delhi by the renowned Pakistani artist Salima Hashmi provided some much-needed insights into life...
2,600 Sikh yatrees arrive in Lahore

2,600 Sikh yatrees arrive in Lahore

Over 2,600 Sikh yatrees (pilgrims) from India reached Pakistan on Thursday to participate in 548th birthday celebrations of Baba Guru Nanak in Nankana Sahib. Evacuee Trust Property Board (ETPB)...
Revisiting the partition of Punjab

Revisiting the partition of Punjab

A seminar at Harvard University recently focused on the partition of Punjab, part of a series marking India and Pakistan’s 70 years of independence from British rule Behind Ishtiaq Ahmed’s...
#HelpJitendra, a fresh campaign to rescue runaway lad from Pakistan

#HelpJitendra, a fresh campaign to rescue runaway lad from Pakistan

Encouraged by the success of two other initiatives earlier this year, a 33-year-old social worker in Bhopal, India, has started a fresh campaign on social networking sites to free Jitendra Arjunwar...