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Friendships transcend borders

Friendships transcend borders

I wondered about my identity as a Pakistani Hindu and what I had in common with our much-detested neighbour. Studying in India later, I found that friendships transcend borders By Ajay Pinjani...
India, Pakistan and Filmistaan

India, Pakistan and Filmistaan

Nitin Kakkar’s recently released ‘Filmistaan’ is a refreshing and humorous take on the futility of the Indo-Pak conflict By Nidhi Shendurnikar Tere If you are expecting the recently...
All major stakeholders endorsed

All major stakeholders endorsed

Aman ki Asha before launch Pakistan’s major political parties, securityestablishment, civil society, industrialists and traders were taken on board, support thisinitiative aimed atproviding...
Pakistan, India and Aman ki Asha: The year that was, and looking ahead

Pakistan, India and Aman ki Asha: The year that was, and looking ahead

 Something I wrote last week for The News year-end special supplement, published Jan 1, 2014. I later remembered many special moments I left out, like the Mumbai and Karachi Press Clubs exchanges,...
Cycle peace tour:We Love Our Neighbour Pakistan

Cycle peace tour:We Love Our Neighbour Pakistan

Delhi University Students for Peace and senior citizens cycle across India to Wagah border for Aug 14-15 Joint Independence Day celebrations At a time when governments in India and Pakistan are...
Pakistani “Optimism Expert “headed for Bangalore

Pakistani “Optimism Expert “headed for Bangalore

Armed with a conference invitation and visa but no money for the airfare, Tanzila Khan raised the money she needed in just two days What do you do when you are a young Pakistani woman who gets an...
Aman ki Asha: Profit of peace

Aman ki Asha: Profit of peace

Congratulating Nawaz Sharif on the electoral win of his political party, Aman ki Asha’s plea to both governments continues to be: “Stay the course”. Let the people reap the...
India, Pakistan: Peace Now – Global Vigil

India, Pakistan: Peace Now – Global Vigil

Concerned citizens in dozens of cities across the world will observe a global vigil on Sunday, Jan. 27, 2013 to urge India and Pakistan to ensure that the dialogue process continues to be...
The Press Club of Mumbai holds ‘Karachi week’

The Press Club of Mumbai holds ‘Karachi week’

Karachi, Hyderabad journalists India visit reciprocates the Mumbai journalists’ trip to Pakistan last November Indian and Pakistani journalists at a media conclave in Mumbai on Tuesday called...
The world has seen worse cases of animosity

The world has seen worse cases of animosity

By Ammar Shahbazi Cultural and linguistic bonds of a civilization are stronger than its religious bonds, says professor Naeem ur Rehman Farooqi, former Pro Vice Chancellor of Allahabad University....