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Students’ cross border New Year greetings

Students’ cross border New Year greetings

A youth organization facilitates greeting cards by schoolchildren in Chandigarh, India and Lahore, Pakistan Pooja lives in Chandigarh, India. Fatima lives in Lahore, Pakistan. Only five hours apart...
“You are our flesh and blood”

“You are our flesh and blood”

A conversation with an old friend about the Tiwanas of divided Punjab On my recent trip to India, one of the most memorable visits I had was with friends in Punjab, whom I have known from our student...
Cross-border religious tourism is lowest-hanging fruit

Cross-border religious tourism is lowest-hanging fruit

Singer Anup Jalota’s bhajan ‘prabhuji tum chandan hum pani‘ played in the background as a saffron-robed priest purified Krishna, Radha and Hanuman’s idols with milk for their...
From Karachi To Kolkata: exhibitors speak about love and peace

From Karachi To Kolkata: exhibitors speak about love and peace

It being Christmas, I decided to visit the annual India International Mega Trade Fair. Kolkata looked resplendent in all her glory, throwing open her loving arms to International merchants and...
PM Modi makes surprise stopover in Pakistan, meets Nawaz Sharif

PM Modi makes surprise stopover in Pakistan, meets Nawaz Sharif

Prime Minister Narendra Modi landed in Pakistan on Friday afternoon, to meet his counterpart Nawaz Sharif on his way back from Kabul. “Looking forward to meeting PM Nawaz Sharif in Lahore today...
‘Let us tear down wall of distrust’

‘Let us tear down wall of distrust’

In a thundering speech at Mumbai’s Observer Research Foundation (ORF), Hameed Haroon, the CEO of Pakistan’s Dawn Media Group, exhorted the people of India and Pakistan to bring down the...
Thank you for loving our hero

Thank you for loving our hero

What enabled Indian film icon Dilip Kumar to accept Pakistan’s highest civilian award despite opposition at home? Mahesh Bhatt dwells on ‘patriotism’ and true leadership The Indian government...
India, Pakistan students to exchange greeting cards in festive season

India, Pakistan students to exchange greeting cards in festive season

‘Let’s Exchange Peace on New Year” The India-Pakistan youth friendship body Aaghaz-e-Dosti has planned an exchange of Christmas and New Year greeting cards between Indian and...
‘Gen 3.0’ has no baggage, ‘can connect with each other’ – Sherry Rehman

‘Gen 3.0’ has no baggage, ‘can connect with each other’ – Sherry Rehman

The people should take agency by tapping into “the power of democracy, of people talking to each other, the power of society and public conversation” Introduced as “one of the most...
Pakistan and India must work out bilateral series: Shoaib Akhtar

Pakistan and India must work out bilateral series: Shoaib Akhtar

Rawalpindi Express Shoaib Akhtar requests Sachin to stage All-Stars event in Pakistan Khelne Do! Former speedster Shoaib Akhtar has requested Indian batting legend Sachin Tendulkar to hold the...