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Friends without Borders: The real story

Friends without Borders: The real story

A researcher on India and Pakistan peace issues sets the record straight about allegations regarding Friends Without Borders ‘funding’ for Aman ki Asha By Saeed Ahmed Rid The name of...
‘Focus on the commonalities’

‘Focus on the commonalities’

A cross-border Kashmiri couple talks about how they crossed the hurdles By Laaleen Khan Of Kashmiri descent from both sides of the border, Saba and Mujtaba crossed paths twelve years ago in San...
‘It’s all about the couple’

‘It’s all about the couple’

Don’t compare differences between the two countries; focus on how much similarity remains. It’s all about the couple. People, society, even parents will acquiesce to your desires...
‘There is no love during India-Pakistan matches’

‘There is no love during India-Pakistan matches’

Cultural differences fall by the wayside when you know you are meant to be together By Laaleen Khan Sharmine and Mutaqeen’s romance sparked at college in Toronto, where they currently live....
‘Love goes beyond boundaries’

‘Love goes beyond boundaries’

Sarah Ahmad and Gagan Suri, both of Punjabi origin, have been married for eleven after dating for four years. They live in Riyadh with their two sons, aged nine and six. By Laaleen Khan In this day...
“win-win situation”

“win-win situation”

The first of a series chronicling five vibrant cross-border couples, stories that transcend squabbles over cricket or Kashmir. Readers are welcome to share their own stories across the divide By...
PYAR BORDER PAAR: Married… across borders

PYAR BORDER PAAR: Married… across borders

By Lubna Jerar Naqvi Tensions between Pakistan and India have led to tough security measures and visa restrictions. It’s not just those with relatives across the border, or tourists, students,...
Aman ki asha: Are Indo-Pak marriages the first step?

Aman ki asha: Are Indo-Pak marriages the first step?

The news of India ace tennis sensation Sania Mirza’s nikaah with formar Pakistan skipper Shoib Malik has given enough fodder to the opinion churners. While on one hand the tennis star is...
Strains Of Love Across Pakistan-India Border

Strains Of Love Across Pakistan-India Border

NPR Indian right-wing nationalist protesters burn an effigy of tennis player Sania Mirza in Mumbai on Wednesday, a day after the tennis star confirmed she will marry Pakistani cricket star Shoaib...
Milan ki Asha: Sania and Shoaib’s romance began in Australia

Milan ki Asha: Sania and Shoaib’s romance began in Australia

MUMBAI: It was as if the Gods had answered. Okay, so maybe not. But close on the heels of the hugely successful Aman Ki Asha Indo-Pak peace initiative by The Times of India and the Jang Group of...