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Hope for Geeta, hope for humanity

Hope for Geeta, hope for humanity

DNA testing may help find the family of the deaf-mute Indian girl being looked after at the Edhi home in Karachi ISLAMABAD: Indian authorities on Saturday appeared optimistic that Geeta supposedly an...
Appeal for a Salman in need of a ‘Bhaijaan’

Appeal for a Salman in need of a ‘Bhaijaan’

The Indian High Commissioner to Pakistan Dr. T.C.A Raghavan, headed to Karachi on Tuesday to meet ‘Geeta’, the deaf-mute Indian girl stranded there for 15 years, would do well to also...
“We are the only Indian channel to be airing Pakistani drama”

“We are the only Indian channel to be airing Pakistani drama”

An exclusive interview with Mumbai-based Shailja Kejriwal, the creator of Zindagi TV Shailja Kejriwal claims to have watched “almost 8,000 hours” of assorted TV plays that have ever come out of...
Here’s a Salman in need of a ‘Bhaijaan’

Here’s a Salman in need of a ‘Bhaijaan’

By Eram Agha ALIGARH: As audiences in both Pakistan and India rave over Salman Khan starrer ‘Bajrangi Bhaijaan’, the story of one little girl from Pakistan lost in India, here is the...
Pakistan releases Indian fishermen ahead of India’s announcement

Pakistan releases Indian fishermen ahead of India’s announcement

Both India and Pakistan are releasing each other’s imprisoned fishermen as goodwill gestures. Unfortunately, they keep repeating the cycle Pakistan on Thursday released 113 Indian fishermen after a...
If cricket be the food of better ties, play on

If cricket be the food of better ties, play on

“Aman ki Asha, pyar ki bhasha!” shouts ‘Chacha Cricket’ in a new documentary on Indo-Pak cricket premiering on May 12 that examines the India-Pakistan relationship through the...
Salute to Sabeen from Delhi: love and hope

Salute to Sabeen from Delhi: love and hope

A May Day event at a bookstore-café in Delhi honours the inspiring Pakistani activist Sabeen Mahmud On May 1, 2015, the slain Pakistani activist Sabeen Mahmud was honoured at a bookstore-café in a...
Learning about ‘my’ cultural heritage from Pakistani qawwals

Learning about ‘my’ cultural heritage from Pakistani qawwals

A young Indian shares her experience of hearing and interacting with Pakistani qawwals that not only stimulated the senses but also the mind Recently, a renowned Pakistani Qawwal group led by Farid...
Expanding my heart

Expanding my heart

An educator, story teller and peace-builder from Mumbai finds solace for his soul over four cross-border trips to the ‘enemy’ country By Chintan Girish Modi Yeh tau ghar hai prem ka,...
Remembering Barbara Alter: A lady of substance

Remembering Barbara Alter: A lady of substance

A ‘not really Indian’ remembers the extraordinary Barbara Alter, a true humanist who loved Urdu and lived most of her life in Mussoorie By Siraj Khan “Suniye…..aap India se hein...