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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...
22 Indian artists attend film festival in Pakistan despite bilateral tension

22 Indian artists attend film festival in Pakistan despite bilateral tension

KARACHI: The Pakistan International Film Festival (PIFF) 2018 brought together luminaries belonging to the Indian and Pakistani film industry under one roof despite years’ long instability between...
Nandita Das visits Pakistan to break barriers

Nandita Das visits Pakistan to break barriers

Actor and director Nandita Das is in Karachi from India for the first Pakistan International Film Festival (PIFF) that will run till April 1. She was also present on Thursday at the premiere of Cake....
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,...