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Mahesh Bhatt’s “Daddy” opens to a packed hall in Karachi

Mahesh Bhatt’s “Daddy” opens to a packed hall in Karachi

This is the first time that Indian groups are participating in the Pakistan National Academy of Performing Arts International Theatre Festival in Karachi Filmmaker Mahesh Bhatt and his actor daughter...
Promoting people-to-people interaction, fighting religious intolerance and violence

Promoting people-to-people interaction, fighting religious intolerance and violence

Prominent Indian activists and scholars to participate in a forthcoming dialogue on peace and interfaith harmony in Karachi An interfaith and peace dialogue being held in Karachi this Saturday...
“Aman ki Asha is a platform which is doing good work and you must continue it”

“Aman ki Asha is a platform which is doing good work and you must continue it”

H.E. Abdul Basit, Pakistan’s High Commissioner to India recently visited Kolkata and interacted with business people, journalists, students and politicians. An Aman ki Asha supporter shares her...
For Indians and Pakistanis, on-going visa woes

For Indians and Pakistanis, on-going visa woes

The uncertainty around visas for Indian groups attending a theatre festival in Pakistan again highlights the bureaucratic restrictions that prevent people-to-people meetings India and Pakistan...
Celebrating the colours of life

Celebrating the colours of life

By coming together to celebrate happy occasions like Eid, Holi, Diwali, Christmas we accept and rejoice in the differences and lead the way to peace in our region By Huma Ahmar Last Thursday evening...
Lit fest hopping: from JLF to LLF

Lit fest hopping: from JLF to LLF

Literature festivals on both sides of the border draw similar crowds. The best part is they bring at least some Indians and Pakistanis together By Sehyr Mirza When the bus from Delhi reaches the...
A student “exchange for change”

A student “exchange for change”

 A long-running student exchange project facilitates interactions between Pakistani and Indian students In January, a 29-member delegation of Indian school students and teachers from Mumbai, New...
Scions of two India-Pakistan Rajput families to tie knot today

Scions of two India-Pakistan Rajput families to tie knot today

By Akhilesh Kumar Singh & Vimal Bhatia | tnn Jaisalmer/Jaipur/Bikaner: Scions of two prominent Rajput families from India and Pakistan will tie the knot in Jaipur on Friday. The rare cross-border...
“Patriotism” – boon or bane?

“Patriotism” – boon or bane?

An Indian wonders who his enemy is across the border. Is it everything and everyone associated with Pakistan, security forces or something more subtle? By Samir Gupta It is twilight on a Wednesday...
Teenage Indo-Pak Peace Agents

Teenage Indo-Pak Peace Agents

A pair of teenagers from India and Pakistan talk about a project that began when they realised the commonalities and resolved to work out differences “We believe peace is possible,” say...