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“Peace between India and Pakistan makes good environmental sense”

“Peace between India and Pakistan makes good environmental sense”

Talking peace and media in South Asia Whenever people from India and Pakistan meet, it’s like a reunion of long-lost college friends. Excitement runs high, and voices are raised a pitch higher out...
For India, Pakistan – in humanity’s name – Raza Rumi recites Sahir Ludhianvi

For India, Pakistan – in humanity’s name – Raza Rumi recites Sahir Ludhianvi

On the anniversary of Pakistan and India’s independence, Raza Rumi recites Sahir Ludhianvi’s اے شریف انسانو Ae Sharif Insano for peace in the region
If India, Pakistan can cooperate so well to keep people apart, why not cooperate for peace, ask peace activists at virtual assembly calling to revive dialogue

If India, Pakistan can cooperate so well to keep people apart, why not cooperate for peace, ask peace activists at virtual assembly calling to revive dialogue

A virtual gathering of peace activists from both East and West Punjab across the border of India and Pakistan turned into a night-long assembly on the eve of their respective Independence Days. The...
Indo- Pak teacher-student duo collaborate on dance for peace

Indo- Pak teacher-student duo collaborate on dance for peace

Dubai-based team jointly release video to spread message of peace ahead of Independence Day A Dubai-based teacher-student duo have collaborated over a dance to promote peace among Indians and...
India-Pakistan activists urge both PMs to release each others’ fish workers and women prisoners from jails

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 repatriate all arrested  fish workers and women...
Pakistan’s “best kept secret” has implications for peace for South Asia

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 or Britain. And since May, the murder of George...
Give peace a chance: India, Pakistan peace activists want their countries to discuss people’s language more than state language

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 Pakistan want the narrative to be changed for the...
In the US, Indian, Pakistani doctors united against racism

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 the ongoing healthcare crisis exposed by the...
Commemorating K. A. Abbas

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 ka Saudagar (The Thought Merchant), aimed at...
A woman’s ‘dua’ against domestic violence, marital rape in Pakistan echoes in India

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 after Muhammad Iqbal’s immortal Bachche Ki Dua...