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Remembering O.P. Nayyar, a musical genius from Lahore

Remembering O.P. Nayyar, a musical genius from Lahore

In January, the month of his birth — and death – a personal tribute to a man known as the Sur Ka Jaadugar (magician of music) Turning a Bollywood movie into a commercial success requires the...
A gentleman and a soldier for peace

A gentleman and a soldier for peace

Remembering a peace-loving soldier who wanted to be a journalist: Brig. Rao Abid Hamid, 1936–2018 I first heard about Brig. Rao Abid Hamid from his cousin, comrade Rao Tariq Latif. And I met him...
Autistic Shah Rukh fan to be sent back home to Pakistan

Autistic Shah Rukh fan to be sent back home to Pakistan

The 21-year-old crossed over after Retreat ceremony at Wagah on May 25 last year, has been in Amritsar jail since then By Smita Sharma Tribune News Service New Delhi, December 23: “My name is Khan....
Sarmad Khoosat and Nandita Das join forces for Manto’s release in Pakistan

Sarmad Khoosat and Nandita Das join forces for Manto’s release in Pakistan

While Indian filmmaker Nandita Das is continuously trying to get her recently-released film Manto screened on this side of the border, she has now gained the support of her Pakistani counterpart as...
Peace group appeals to Prime Minister Imran Khan for Hamid Ansar​​i’s release

Peace group appeals to Prime Minister Imran Khan for Hamid Ansar​​i’s release

The Pakistan India People’s Forum for Peace & Democracy through a press note of 11 December 2018, has appealed to the Pakistani authorities and Prime Minister Imran Khan, to release Mohammad...
In search of the Kathak king

In search of the Kathak king

By Saima Jamshed Ashiq Hussain, trained in the Jankiprasad Kathak Gharana of Banaras, abandoned a thriving career and fame in the Hindi film industry. A unique project that is trying to find his...
Hope for better relations with Kartarpur Sahib Corridor opening ceremony

Hope for better relations with Kartarpur Sahib Corridor opening ceremony

Thousands of Indian pilgrims witnessed the ground breaking ceremony of the Kartarpur Sahib corridor on November 28 as the Prime Minister of Pakistan laid the foundation stone in Kartarpur, Pakistan...
Indian activist to lead conversation in Karachi on the feminist struggle in South Asia

Indian activist to lead conversation in Karachi on the feminist struggle in South Asia

Noor Zaheer, a Marxist feminist from India will discuss the women’s struggles in South Asia at an event titled A conversation on the Feminist Struggle in South Asia, being held at the Arts Council...
Sikhs pilgrims excited over Pakistan’s decision to open Kartarpur border

Sikhs pilgrims excited over Pakistan’s decision to open Kartarpur border

  ISLAMABAD: The Sikh community of Indian Punjab Friday appreciated the decision of Pakistan government to open Kartarpur border for Sikh pilgrims and hoped that it would open a lot of trade...
Hockey World Cup: Pakistan to leave for India on Nov 24

Hockey World Cup: Pakistan to leave for India on Nov 24

LAHORE: Pakistan hockey team will leave for India on November 24 to participate in the World Hockey Cup in Bhubaneswar, capital of India’s Eastern state of Odisha later this month. The team...