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Mera dost Raza, my friend Raza

Mera dost Raza, my friend Raza

I cannot find the words to express my grief over the disappearance of my dear friend Raza from Lahore. When I heard that he was missing, it shook me to the fibre of my being. How can a man who...
A young Indian activist’s anguished post about her disappeared colleague in Pakistan

A young Indian activist’s anguished post about her disappeared colleague in Pakistan

Young Indian activist Devika Mittal in Delhi has written a moving post about the disappearance of her friend and colleague Raza Khan in Pakistan. Mittal, one of the leaders of the cross-border youth...
#FindRaza Aaghaz-e-Dosti concerned about whereabouts of Raza Mehmood Khan

#FindRaza Aaghaz-e-Dosti concerned about whereabouts of Raza Mehmood Khan

The cross-border youth group Aaghaz-e-Dosti (start of friendship) has issued a statement expressing concern about the disappearance of Raza Khan, the group’s Pakistan Convener. Raza Khan was...
Aman Shanti: If not now, when? If not us, who? Children speak

Aman Shanti: If not now, when? If not us, who? Children speak

Two Indian teens in Mumbai respond to a Pakistani school girl’s plea for peace “The meaning of my name ‘Aman’ is peace”, wrote Aman Shahid, a sixth-grade student in Lahore. “I am sure...
Pakistan vs India – Never just a cricket match

Pakistan vs India – Never just a cricket match

Pakistan-India encounters have always been larger than life, never just a game of cricket or any other sport. Pakistan vs India game in any sport is a festival, an occasion to bring people together,...
From ‘dushman’ to ‘dost’: schoolkids bond at a cross-border video conference

From ‘dushman’ to ‘dost’: schoolkids bond at a cross-border video conference

Bringing students together virtually at Aaghaz-e-Dosti’s 7th Indo-Pak Classroom Connect Pakistani and Indian schoolchildren across the border interacted through the Indo-Pak youth...
Prominent speakers highlight the need for India-Pakistan dialogue

Prominent speakers highlight the need for India-Pakistan dialogue

At a panel discussion on ‘Revitalising Indo-Pak Peacebuilding Efforts’ in New Delhi on Feb 16, a host of luminaries agreed on the need for both countries to have an ongoing dialogue. At...
Youth group launches Fifth India-Pakistan Peace Calendar in several cities

Youth group launches Fifth India-Pakistan Peace Calendar in several cities

The launch of the Fifth India-Pakistan Peace Calendar, a unique initiative started by Aaghaz-e-Dosti, a joint India-Pakistan youth friendship platform, is underway in different cities. Featuring...
Pakistani mother to unite with son stranded in India

Pakistani mother to unite with son stranded in India

ISLAMABAD: A five-year-old boy who was taken to India by his father will meet his mother in Pakistan today, after a year. Iftikhar will reach Wagah Border from where officials of High Commission of...
Indo-Pak youth group kicks off annual peace calendar launch

Indo-Pak youth group kicks off annual peace calendar launch

The India-Pakistan youth group Aaghaz-e-Dosti (Start of Friendship) has kicked off its 5th Indo-Pak Peace Calendar in different cities in India and Pakistan, starting with Lahore on January 1, 2017....