India-Pakistan activists urge both PMs to release each others’ fish workers and women prisoners from jails

Various civil society organizations and prominent citizens of India and Pakistan have jointly urged Indian and Pakistani PMs to release and...

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Pakistan’s “best kept secret” has implications for peace for South Asia

The first half of 2020 has been lively, turbulent and difficult. Coronavirus has changed our world, no matter whether you’re in India, Pakistan...

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Give peace a chance: India, Pakistan peace activists want their countries to discuss people’s language more than state language

Taking forward the ‘Guftagu band na ho’(Let talks not stop) initiative to ‘Mulaqat jald ho’(let us meet soon), peace activists from India and...

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In the US, Indian, Pakistani doctors united against racism

American-Pakistani and Indian physicians, already in the frontlines of the Covid19 battle, step up in the war against a longer-running pandemic With...

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Commemorating K. A. Abbas

June, the birth month of the acclaimed writer and film producer Khwaja Ahmed Abbas, will culminate with an online session on K. A. Abbas: Khayalaat...

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A woman’s ‘dua’ against domestic violence, marital rape in Pakistan echoes in India

An adapted version of Allama Iqbal’s ‘Lab pe aati hai dua’ in Pakistan finds resonance in India By Divya Goyal More than a century...

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Making friends with sworn enemies

Moving past enmity to the affinity of ancestry Born into a refugee family that came to Delhi a few months before partition, from what is now...

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Pakistan plane crash survivor with roots in Amroha, related to Kamal Amrohi of ‘Pakeezah’ fame

The PIA plane which crashed on Friday has only two survivors — one of whom is Bank of Punjab top executive Zafar Masud. His roots are in western...

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The idea of Irrfan

A subjective reading of a great actor by a non-serious-film-buff In December 2012, Naseeruddin Shah came to Lahore, not for the first or last time....

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Flame of faith: Salute to Dr Mubashir Hasan from Gandhi’s grandson

Tribute to the veteran politician, peace activist, and scholar Dr Mubashir Hasan passed away at his residence in Lahore, aged 98 This tribute to Dr....

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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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New music video: Two nations, two anthems and one dream New music video: Two nations, two anthems and one dream

Happy Independence Day Pakistan, and India. Check out this music video: “Two Nations, Two Anthems and One Dream” by...


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