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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...
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...
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...
India, Pakistan: Global StandOut for Peace in South Asia

India, Pakistan: Global StandOut for Peace in South Asia

In a response to escalating tensions between India and Pakistan, peace-lovers around the globe are joining hands in a Global StandOut for Peace in South Asia. The citizen-initiated event, taking...
Indian, Pakistani students and staff at Harvard demand peace

Indian, Pakistani students and staff at Harvard demand peace

Over 140 Indian and Pakistani students, faculty members and staff at Harvard University have issued a statement calling for lasting peace between India and Pakistan and urged both governments,...