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My sister’s cross-border wedding

My sister’s cross-border wedding

Another story of love and hope has emerged from the countries of India and Pakistan. This is about a Pakistani girl and Indian boy. Sapna Bethlani of Pakistan went on a holiday to India with her...
Vinod Khanna: A tribute to Bollywood Star from his birthplace Peshawar

Vinod Khanna: A tribute to Bollywood Star from his birthplace Peshawar

By Omer Farooq Khan PESHAWAR: Art has no boundaries. In Pakistan, celebrated actor Vinod Khanna’s death trended at number two on twitter with people paying rich tributes to him. Even Pakistan...
Going beyond a linear narrative

Going beyond a linear narrative

A young archivist from Lahore shares her experiences of what happens when people ask a different set of questions “I will go to hell now,” wailed the sixth grader, seated in an upper...
Re-shaping identity across borders… Not what the media led us to expect

Re-shaping identity across borders… Not what the media led us to expect

Some unexpected discoveries by a group of 45 Pakistani students on a six-week long visit to India to experience the arts and culture and meet ordinary people…  Beyond ideas of national...
Making Attari-Wagah border a symbol of peaceful co-existence

Making Attari-Wagah border a symbol of peaceful co-existence

An account of the people-initiated midnight event that takes place every year on Aug 14-15 at the border between Pakistan and India The Attari-Wagah border between India and Pakistan displayed the...
Happy Independence Day, neighbours

Happy Independence Day, neighbours

Indian school children have made special cards to send their counterparts across the border on the occasion of Pakistan’s Independence Day. On their side, Pakistani students are doing this for...
Scions of two India-Pakistan Rajput families to tie knot today

Scions of two India-Pakistan Rajput families to tie knot today

By Akhilesh Kumar Singh & Vimal Bhatia | tnn Jaisalmer/Jaipur/Bikaner: Scions of two prominent Rajput families from India and Pakistan will tie the knot in Jaipur on Friday. The rare cross-border...
A cross-border marriage, 25 years on

A cross-border marriage, 25 years on

We argued, we fought, like any other couple. But we made it, thanks to our conscious decision to not let cross-border politics derail our relationship By Ilmana Fasih Jaaney kya tuu ne kahi, jaane...
A cross-border royal Rajput wedding

A cross-border royal Rajput wedding

The Rajput ‘Tikka’ ceremony in Amarkot on Dec 7 will take place in Pakistan for the first time since 1947 There is great excitement in the Rajput community in India and in Pakistan about...
Visa woes of cross-border couples

Visa woes of cross-border couples

Some 356 women from Pakistan married to Indian men are awaiting Indian citizenship, reports Biswajeet Banerjee in Niti Central (May 30, 2014) The report quotes Uttar Pradesh government officials as...