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A border crossing to remember

A border crossing to remember

LAHORE: “The Commonwealth Games taking place in New Delhi this year are an achievement for all of South Asia,” said Shahbaz Sharif, Chief Minister Punjab, speaking at a dinner in Lahore...
The consulates snag

The consulates snag

By Babar Ayaz One big snag in the process of normalisation of relations between Pakistan and India is the delay in the reopening of the deputy high commissions in Karachi and in Mumbai, the...
Letter

Letter

Dear Aman Ki Asha: On behalf of the Members and Directors of the Association for Communal Harmony in Asia (ACHA), it gives me great pleasure to endorse your Milne Do campaign. We included it in the...
Letters

Letters

June 22, 2010 I was born in Srinagar and have lived the first half of my life in the same city in very peaceful times. I got married to a Pakistani and I have been living in Islamabad for the last...
For a people-friendly visa regime

For a people-friendly visa regime

By Manvendra Singh A death in the family led to my first encounter with a Pakistani national. This was before a fence came to be erected along the border between the two countries. Back then there...
Indo-Pak border: the road not yet taken

Indo-Pak border: the road not yet taken

By Vazira Fazila-Yacoobali Nation-states and their borders are products of specific histories, and are shaped by political processes that need to be interrogated. In the Indian subcontinent we need...
Before dealing with Kashmir, India & Pakistan should try SIX EASY STEPS TO PEACE

Before dealing with Kashmir, India & Pakistan should try SIX EASY STEPS TO PEACE

SINGLE-CITY VISA WHAT Both countries restrict entry to each other’s citizens. India has started an online visa process for Pakistani citizens but it’s not seen as good news because...
Letters

Letters

I was born in Srinagar and have lived the first half of my life in the same city in very peaceful times. I got married to a Pakistani and I have been living in Islamabad for the last twenty-two...
Milne Do – let people meet

Milne Do – let people meet

The loudest lament heard at every single event organised by Aman ki Asha since the launch of this peace initiative on Jan 1, 2010: how difficult it is for Indians and Pakistanis to visit each...