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Pakistan plane crash survivor with roots in Amroha, related to Kamal Amrohi of ‘Pakeezah’ fame

Pakistan plane crash survivor with roots in Amroha, related to Kamal Amrohi of ‘Pakeezah’ fame

The PIA plane which crashed on Friday has only two survivors — one of whom is Bank of Punjab top executive Zafar Masud. His roots are in western Amroha, Uttar Pradesh, India, and he belongs to the...
Captain

Captain

A poetic tribute to Dr Mubashir Hasan in Lahore by Dr Syeda Hameed, his niece, protegee, and comrade-in-peace, in Delhi Woh dekha jaye kab ye zulm dekha jaaye hai mujh se(How shall I bear to see...
Mubashir Hasan: Warrior for democracy in Pakistan, peace with India

Mubashir Hasan: Warrior for democracy in Pakistan, peace with India

His lanky frame eased into a comfortable chair, his face wreathed in a big smile, his eyes twinkling behind his glasses, Mubashir Hasan would typically begin our conversations with: “Batao, India...
“Through this book, I am doing my bit to restore peace and love between the two countries” – author Rashmi Trividi

“Through this book, I am doing my bit to restore peace and love between the two countries” – author Rashmi Trividi

Aman Ki Asha Bookshelf Publication: 2047: The UnifierAuthor: Rashmi TrivediPublisher: Hesten (traditional imprint of Blue Rose)Pages: 276Price: INR 150 (currently being sold a discounted rate of INR...
Detained fisherfolk: Denial of consular access is denial of justice

Detained fisherfolk: Denial of consular access is denial of justice

People’s Forum demands nationality verification and consular access to fishworkers and other prisoners of India and Pakistan; Pakistan must appoint members of the Joint Judicial Committee on...
Pakistani film honoring Guru Nanak at 2019 Sikh International Film Festival, New York

Pakistani film honoring Guru Nanak at 2019 Sikh International Film Festival, New York

Pakistani food blogger Nilofer Qazi’s video “In the Footsteps of Guru Nanak from the land of Nanak” will feature at the 2019 Sikh International Film Festival, November 9 in New York City. The...
Strive for ‘unity, not uniformity’ – Dr Happymon Jacob

Strive for ‘unity, not uniformity’ – Dr Happymon Jacob

India-Pakistan peace group concerned about Kashmir, pays tribute to B. M. Kutty The oldest and largest India-Pakistan people-to-people organisation held a seminar in Pune titled ‘Peace in South...
Commemorating Joint Independence Day together, India Pakistan citizens call for peace

Commemorating Joint Independence Day together, India Pakistan citizens call for peace

As India and Pakistan enter yet another tense phase in relations following the abrogation of Jammu and Kashmir’s special status as an autonomous state, peace activists from either side continue...
Pakistan released 360 Indian prisoners in April

Pakistan released 360 Indian prisoners in April

Pakistan’s release of the latest batch of 60 Indian prisoners on Sunday takes the number of such prisoners released as part of a goodwill gesture to 360 in April. The released prisoners...
Our beyond-borders story and tea for peace initiative

Our beyond-borders story and tea for peace initiative

Two young women from Karachi and Kolkata tell the story of their friendship and the virtual tea shop they have launched in defiance of the tensions that bedevil their countries’ political...