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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Save lives, release prisoners and stop LoC war, peace group urges India, Pakistan

India and Pakistan must immediately “release and repatriate prisoners not charged under serious (heinous) crime cases from each other country’s...

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A poetic tribute to Dr Mubashir Hasan in Lahore by Dr Syeda Hameed, his niece, protegee, and comrade-in-peace, in Delhi Woh dekha jaye kab ye zulm...

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Remembering Dr. Mubashir Hasan — Pakistan-India People’s Forum for Peace and Democracy

The visionary who yearned for peace through empowerment of people in South Asia South Asia has lost a great crusader for the rights of the poor and...

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Mubashir Hasan: Warrior for democracy in Pakistan, peace with India

His lanky frame eased into a comfortable chair, his face wreathed in a big smile, his eyes twinkling behind his glasses, Mubashir Hasan would...

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“Through this book, I am doing my bit to restore peace and love between the two countries” – author Rashmi Trividi

Aman Ki Asha Bookshelf Publication: 2047: The UnifierAuthor: Rashmi TrivediPublisher: Hesten (traditional imprint of Blue Rose)Pages: 276Price: INR...

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Detained fisherfolk: Denial of consular access is denial of justice

People’s Forum demands nationality verification and consular access to fishworkers and other prisoners of India and Pakistan; Pakistan must appoint...

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Painting peace pretty

Aman Ki Asha at Kolkata lit fest It might seem odd, even risky in the present tense atmosphere between India and Pakistan, that the Eleventh Apeejay...

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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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