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9th Joint Convention of Pakistan India: People’s Forum for Peace and Democracy

9th Joint Convention of Pakistan India: People’s Forum for Peace and Democracy

Lahore: The 25 years celebrations and the ninth Joint Convention of Pakistan-India People’s Forum for Peace and Democracy (PIPFPD) will be held in Lahore in March this year. Almost 115 Indian...
Annual peace calendar launch: Spiritual leaders, journalists and retired army officers speak up for peace

Annual peace calendar launch: Spiritual leaders, journalists and retired army officers speak up for peace

India Pakistan relations come into focus again with the 7th annual Peace Calendar launch of the nonprofit youth initiative Aaghaz-e-Dosti (Start of Friendship) this Sunday 20 January, 2 pm at the...
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...