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A Dastango who left the stage too soon

A Dastango who left the stage too soon

Ankit Chadha (1987-2018) The young man with smiling eyes who I had met in Lahore in October 2013 has left everyone who knew him teary-eyed. When I read on the social media about the death of the...
Reviving cultural cooperation

Reviving cultural cooperation

An Indian filmmaker who curated the first Pakistan International Film Festival shares his experiences By Harsh Narayan How I, an Indian, became the Creative Director and Curator of the first Pakistan...
Pakistan-returned Jitendra gets a hero’s welcome

Pakistan-returned Jitendra gets a hero’s welcome

BHIOPAL: Jitendra Arjunwar got a hero’s welcome in Seoni district after his return from a Karachi jail. He reached Seoni on Sunday where he was given a warm welcome by residents who had...
14th IndoPak Classroom Connect, Surat-Karachi

14th IndoPak Classroom Connect, Surat-Karachi

India, Pakistan students sing songs, celebrate birthday and wish for a peaceful future Despite ongoing tensions between India and Pakistan and threats to peacemakers, citizens on both sides continue...
A theatre activist for India-Pakistan peace

A theatre activist for India-Pakistan peace

  Rest in peace, Madeeha Gauhar 1956-2018 The year 2018 has been an unfortunate one for Pakistan’s peace and human rights activists so far. In February, we lost Asma Jahangir, the icon of...
5 yrs on, MP’s runaway lad to return from Pakistan this week

5 yrs on, MP’s runaway lad to return from Pakistan this week

BHOPAL: Almost five years after a minor from Madhya Pradesh was arrested and convicted for crossing over to Pakistan, Islamabad has decided to repatriate him on May 4. Jitendra Arjunwar, now 22, a...
Indian theatre activists term Pakistan’s Madeeha Gauhar’s passing an irreparable loss

Indian theatre activists term Pakistan’s Madeeha Gauhar’s passing an irreparable loss

By Neel Kamal BATHINDA: Renowned Pakistani playwright and peace activist Madeeha Gauhar died after a prolonged battle with cancer in Lahore on April. She was 62. Known for her commitment to theatre...
Ailing Pakistan hockey legend receives offer of support from Chennai

Ailing Pakistan hockey legend receives offer of support from Chennai

By Krishna Kanta Chakraborty and Pushpa Narayan Ahmed, currently being treated in Karachi, has been advised to go for a heart transplant The Chennai Hockey Association has volunteered to help Ahmed...
Prisoner repatriation: Include forgotten POWs​

Prisoner repatriation: Include forgotten POWs​

It is good news that India and Pakistan plan to repatriate prisoners from each other’s countries. Those being considered for this leniency are civilians — minors, women,...
Saba Mahmood: Challenging dominant myths and stereotypes

Saba Mahmood: Challenging dominant myths and stereotypes

An Indian feminist pays tribute to her close friend and colleague Saba Mahmood from Pakistan who challenged progressive, secular and political certainties about religion and righteous politics I...