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India, Pakistan: Discuss memorandum with fishermen and all stakeholders, urge peace activists

India, Pakistan: Discuss memorandum with fishermen and all stakeholders, urge peace activists

Pakistan-India Peoples’ Forum for Peace and Democracy (PIPFPD), the largest and oldest people-to-people group, has urged Ms. Sushma Swaraj, Indian External Affairs Minister, to take measures for...
Remembering a real Kohinoor on International Women’s Day

Remembering a real Kohinoor on International Women’s Day

This International Women’s Day, we unearth a genuine kohinoor diamond from the dusty corridors of herstory and make her sparkle. Sophia Duleep Singh is a forgotten foremother of India, Pakistan...
Dead bodies of arrested fishermen must be returned without delay: PIPFPD

Dead bodies of arrested fishermen must be returned without delay: PIPFPD

The Pakistan-India Peoples’ Forum for Peace and Democracy (PIPFPD) has appealed to the Indian and Pakistani government to not further delay handing over the dead bodies of two Indian fishermen...
An artistic response to border restrictions

An artistic response to border restrictions

Borderlines, a two-volume art catalogue featuring work that explores issues erupting in North American and South Asian border regions, will be launched on Friday in Austin, TX Date: Friday, March 4,...
Pakistan and Bollywood have had a symbiotic relationship

Pakistan and Bollywood have had a symbiotic relationship

The effective ban on Sonam Kapoor’s film ‘Neerja’ in Pakistan is the latest fallout of seesawed Delhi-Islamabad relationship. The biopic on air hostess Neerja Bahnot, who was killed...
Sharmila Tagore reaches Lahore to attend LLF

Sharmila Tagore reaches Lahore to attend LLF

LAHORE:  Renowned Indian film actress of her times Sharmila Tagore reached Lahore on a four day visit to attend the Lahore Literary Festival (LLF). The organizers of the Lahore Literary Festival...
Pakistani activists fight harsh IT rule that India scrapped

Pakistani activists fight harsh IT rule that India scrapped

What India has discarded, Pakistan is close to embracing. Pakistani activists say that their governments is considering provisions similar to the section 66A of the Indian Information Technology (IT)...
Indo-Pak peace calendar launched in several cities

Indo-Pak peace calendar launched in several cities

After successful events at several cities, Aaghaz-e-Dosti brings a message of peace and love to Chandigarh on Valentine’s Day, February 14, 2016 The Indo-Pak youth group Aaghaz-e-Dosti (start...
Intizar Husain: ‘Our culture is part of a great tradition as much Hindu as it is Muslim’

Intizar Husain: ‘Our culture is part of a great tradition as much Hindu as it is Muslim’

Intizar Husain (December 12, 1925-February 2, 2016) Speaking to a Delhi-based academic, the legendary writer’s words two decades ago remain relevant today The well-known Urdu writer, Intizar...
Nida Fazli: A classical bridge between Urdu and Hindi poetry

Nida Fazli: A classical bridge between Urdu and Hindi poetry

Nida Fazli (October 12, 1938 – February 8, 2016) Passionate about peace between India and Pakistan, Nida Fazli accepted the practical necessity of earning his livelihood through lyric writing and...