Let people meet – before it’s too late

The past few months have seen several instances of tearful reunions with members of divided families from either side of the Punjab in Pakistan and...

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Ahead of May Day, a call for worker unity, solidarity and a visa-free Southasia

By Sheeba Aslam Fehmi, Priyanka Singh, Beena Sarwar The last Sunday of April this year marked the ninth anniversary of the Rana Plaza garment factory...

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Let’s teach our children about peace before someone else teaches them about hate

Two little boys, one in Islamabad and one in Kolkatta, raise #WhiteCards for each other in a symbolic gesture that also supports sports for peace By...

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Pakistani citizen’s Indian wife emails Modi, Shah for help on Holi

It’s Holi on Saturday, but Ganpat Singh Sodha in Umerkot town in Tharparkar, Sindh, has to spend it without his family. He is alone in Pakistan....

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The spirit of ‘sewa’ helps Indian, Pakistani students stranded in Ukraine

Hardeep Singh could have easily crossed over to Poland last weekend. Instead, he has stationed himself at the border, trying to help as many students...

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Chakwalians, Rotarians to meet for “a tsunami of peace” reunion at Kartarpur Corridor

Dozens of Indians and Pakistanis with ancestral roots in Chakwal will meet up mid-week at Kartarpur Darbar Sahib in Pakistan, taking advantage of the...

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Lata Mangeshkar: I always thought you were immortal

When I sat down to write about Lata Mangeshkar on a cold and frigid Sunday morning at home in Boston, I could not write a single word for at least...

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Faiz family remembers Lata Mangeshkar

Lata Mangeshkar gifted ring kept by Faiz family in bank at Lahore Many Pakistanis mourn her demise Celebrated poet and writer Faiz Ahmad Faiz have...

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Where India falls in love with Pakistan, again and again

As Coke Studio Pakistan unveils in 14th edition, a Pakistani singer-songwriter shares her personal analysis of what makes this marriage of...

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Working Ghalib’s magic to interrogate universal questions and contemporary realities

Anjum Altaf and Amit Basole share the story behind their book Thinking with Ghalib: Poetry for a New Generation, recently published in Lahore and...

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Joint editorial statement, Jang Group and Times of India, 1 January, 2010

Peace between India and Pakistan has been stubbornly elusive and yet tantalizingly inevitable. This vast subcontinent senses the bounties a peace dividend can deliver to its people yet it recoils from claiming a share. The natural impulse would be to break out of the straitjacket of stated positions and embrace an ideal that promises sustained prosperity to the region, yet there is hesitation.

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When alienation melts away When alienation melts away

The concluding part of an online cross-border discussion between two young people, Gaurav Chavan in Mumbai and Ramsha Jahangir in...

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