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Returning inadvertent border-crossers: Glimpses of humanity

Returning inadvertent border-crossers: Glimpses of humanity

Indian border security returns 12-year old inadvertent border-crosser to Pakistan A 12-year-old Pakistani boy apprehended by the Indian Border Security Force (BSF) in Jaisalmer, India, has been...
2,600 Sikh yatrees arrive in Lahore

2,600 Sikh yatrees arrive in Lahore

Over 2,600 Sikh yatrees (pilgrims) from India reached Pakistan on Thursday to participate in 548th birthday celebrations of Baba Guru Nanak in Nankana Sahib. Evacuee Trust Property Board (ETPB)...
Why peace between India and Pakistan should be a US foreign policy priority

Why peace between India and Pakistan should be a US foreign policy priority

US President Trump’s South Asia policy speech in August was more measured than his usual diatribe but he missed an important logical policy initiative. Noting Pakistan as a hindrance to the Afghan...
India Pakistan cricket #KhelneDo

India Pakistan cricket #KhelneDo

“It’s just a game” doesn’t apply to any cricket match between India and Pakistan. But in recent years, fans have been stepping beyond national positions to support the other...
Retired officers and a vision for peace

Retired officers and a vision for peace

A young writer whose father served in the Pakistan Army reflects on issues highlighted by a peace resolution endorsed by a range of prominent people, including retired military officers My father...
From ‘dushman’ to ‘dost’: schoolkids bond at a cross-border video conference

From ‘dushman’ to ‘dost’: schoolkids bond at a cross-border video conference

Bringing students together virtually at Aaghaz-e-Dosti’s 7th Indo-Pak Classroom Connect Pakistani and Indian schoolchildren across the border interacted through the Indo-Pak youth...
Mahesh Bhatt Breaks Unofficial Ban on Pakistani Artistes, Signs Shafqat Amanat Ali for his Play

Mahesh Bhatt Breaks Unofficial Ban on Pakistani Artistes, Signs Shafqat Amanat Ali for his Play

By Garima Satija  Someone had to do this, and Mahesh Bhatt took the lead. After the Uri attacks, India was roaring back at Pakistan from all the corners. In an unofficial move, Pakistani artistes...
From Lyari to Mumbai: A creative cross-border collaboration

From Lyari to Mumbai: A creative cross-border collaboration

Meet Maheen Zia and Miriam Chandy, the Indo-Pak filmmakers of the documentary ‘Lyari Notes’ featuring a rock musician and his girl students in Karachi “It has been my dream to eliminate borders...
Prominent speakers highlight the need for India-Pakistan dialogue

Prominent speakers highlight the need for India-Pakistan dialogue

At a panel discussion on ‘Revitalising Indo-Pak Peacebuilding Efforts’ in New Delhi on Feb 16, a host of luminaries agreed on the need for both countries to have an ongoing dialogue. At...
‘I would love to meet my friends from Pakistan again’

‘I would love to meet my friends from Pakistan again’

A psychology student in India reflects on the peace workshop she attended as an eleventh-grader in 2012 with students from Islamabad, that changed her views about Pakistanis forever. #MilneDo It was...