By Javed Jabbar
Twelve Parliamentarians of Pakistan and 27 Parliamentarians of India met for a day and a half of dialogue in New Delhi on December 11 and 12, 2014.
This was the first such interaction between elected legislators of both co ..... more
Text of the Joint Statement issued at the end of the Sixth India-Pakistan Parliamentarians Dialogue, New Delhi, India, December 11-12, 2014
1. Round VI of the India-Pakistan Parliamentarians Dial .....more
The high-level talks between India and Pakistan being held on December 17-18, led by the chiefs of the Indian Coast Guard chief and the Pakistan Maritime Security Agency, will also take up the issue of early release of the fishermen .....more
is all set to produce and present a play titled "Milne Do".
The veteran filmmaker Mahesh Bhatt, in his ongoing attempt to find common ground between India and Pakistan .....more
By Rubia Moghees
The return of the risi .....more
At the South Asia Women's Conference in Mumbai, Pakistani dancer Sheema Kermani performed to Indian singer Neela Bhagwat singing the poems of Faiz and Mukta Bai. The Conference was jointly organised by the Tata Institute for Socia .....more
Joint statement by Editors of Jang Group & Times of India
Peace between India and Pakistan has been stubbornly
elusive and yet tantalizingly inevitable. This vast subcontinent senses
the bounties a peace dividend can deliver to its people yet it recoils
from claiming a share. The natural impulse would be to break out of the
straitjacket of stated positions and embrace an ideal that promises sustained
prosperity to the region, yet there is hesitation. There is a collective
paralysis of the will, induced by the trauma of birth, amplified by false
starts, mistrust, periodic outbreaks of violence, suspicion, misplaced
jingoism and diplomatic doublespeak. Hypnotized by their own mantra, the
two states are reluctant to move towards normalization until certain terms
and certain promises are kept.
The world has seen worse cases of animosity
Thursday, July 12, 2012
by Ammar Shahbazi
Cultural and linguistic bonds of a civilization are stronger than its religious bonds, says professor Naeem ur Rehman Farooqi, former Pro Vice Chancellor of Allahabad University. "So the connection between India and Pakistan is inherent and intrinsic, something that no political and military power can ever erode" In an interview with Aman Ki Asha, he said that the history of a civilisation cann
The News on Sunday Special Report: India Pakistan prisoners more editions
We probably didn't need to do this Special Report. Newspaper stories don't matter when it comes to Indians in Pakistani jails and vice versa. In fact, 'vice versa' sums it up. We do to them what they do to us.
Except when the two countries decide to begin talking, yet again! This time a little before the foreign secretary level talks, some Pakistani prisoners were released by India (and vice versa must have happened) and some more were released after the talks. ....read more