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Sarabjit Singh dies, Pakistan to hand over his body to India

PTI | May 2, 2013, Pak to return Sarabjit’s body after postmortem LAHORE/ISLAMABAD: Pakistan on Thurday said the body of Indian death row convict Sarabjit Singh, who died in a Lahore hospital after a brutal assault in jail, will be handed over to Indian… Continue Reading →

Memorandum to India-Pakistan Judicial Committee on Prisoners

MEMORANDUM The Hon’ble Members, India–Pakistan Judicial Committee on Prisoners Respected Members, Greetings from Pakistan India Peoples’ Forum for Peace and Democracy, India Chapter! We are writing to you expressing our concerns on the issues concerning Indian and Pakistani prisoners. At… Continue Reading →

#Pakistan-To Fight India, We Fought Ourselves

By MOHSIN HAMID, NYtimes LAHORE, Pakistan   Owen Freeman ON Monday, my mother’s and sister’s eye doctor was assassinated. He was a Shiite. He was shot six times while driving to drop his son off at school. His son, age 12,… Continue Reading →

Swedish missionary dies after Pakistan shooting

Published: 13 Dec 12 The Swedish charity worker who was shot in the chest in Pakistan last week died in a Stockholm hospital on Wednesday night.   Sveriges Television (SVT) reported that 71-year-old Birgitta Almeby died at the Karolinska Hospital in Stockholm… Continue Reading →

Gay Pakistanis, Still in Shadows, Seek Acceptance

Max Becherer for the International Herald Tribune HIDING IN PLAIN SIGHT Ali, a gay man who lives in Lahore, is in a support group for lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender Pakistanis. “The gay scene here is very hush-hush,” he says. By MEGHAN… Continue Reading →

#Pakistan-Girls’ school on fire in Lahore over ‘blasphemous’ exam questions #Vaw

Press Trust of India | Updated: November 01, 2012 12:59 IST Lahore: A large number of people, including activists of religious parties, ransacked and set on fire a girls’ school in Lahore and clashed with police following reports that a question paper… Continue Reading →

#India- #Bhavesh Parmar Techie returns a free man 8 years after drifting into #Pakistan #goodnews

Yudhvir Rana & Bella Jaisinghani, TNN | Oct 26, 2012, 07.34AM IST MUMBAI: Vile Parle resident Hansaben Parmar’s agonizingly long wait for her son finally ended on Thursday. Eight years after Bhavesh strayed across the border, he was repatriated by Pakistani authorities… Continue Reading →

Mumbai Man found in Lahore Jail after eight years

Letter from Pakistan – I want to return home Vile Parle man who went missing in ’05 found in Lahore jail After his father passed away, Bhavesh left home for Amritsar, hopped on to Samjhauta Express and crossed into Pakistan… Continue Reading →

Dawn’s Magazines head Murtaza Razvi found dead-R.I.P

KARACHI: Murtaza Razvi, senior assistant editor (head of Dawn Magazines), was murdered in the DHA area of Karachi during the early hours on Thursday. Police said that the body was found from an office flat in DHA. There are reports… Continue Reading →

Sunday Reading—Jiski zuban Urdu ki tarah

April 15 , 2012, MUMBAI Paromita Vohra,Mid-Day As kids we often made fun of our father because he could not read Hindi. He’d grown up in Lahore and moved to Delhi during Partition, when he was twelve. Like many such… Continue Reading →

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