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When alienation melts away

When alienation melts away

The concluding part of an online cross-border discussion between two young people, Gaurav Chavan in Mumbai and Ramsha Jahangir in Karachi Gaurav Chavan: We do witness Pakistanis around art and...
Grown seeds of the same soil

Grown seeds of the same soil

Gaurav Chavan and Ramsha Jahangir continue their online cross-border discussion. Three previous installments have been published in earlier editions Gaurav Chavan: Do you have any conviction in...
The urge to express ourselves

The urge to express ourselves

Gaurav Chavan and Ramsha Jahangir continue their online cross-border discussion. The earlier two installments of this conversation appeared on Sept. 3, and Sept. 24, 2014 Ramsha Jahangir: Is India...
Beyond the headlines

Beyond the headlines

Gaurav Chauhan and Ramsha Jahangir continue their online cross-border coffee table discussion. The first installment of this conversation was published in Aman ki Asha on September 3, 2014. Gaurav...
Hope for a better tomorrow

Hope for a better tomorrow

It is commonly acknowledged that history is often a lie. But what everyone agrees on is that Pakistan is stereotyped in India, and India is stereotyped in Pakistan. Here we start a series of...
Khuda Hafiz

Khuda Hafiz

Chintan and Shiraz wrap up their productive email exchange with a hope that others will take up the baton From: Chintan Girish Modi (chintan.backups@gmail.com) To: Shiraz Hasan (musicmyth@gmail.com)...
Concerts, music and visas

Concerts, music and visas

A somewhat delayed email exchange carries on a discussion of common interests between a Mumbai teacher and an Islamabad researcher From: Chintan Girish Modi  (Date: Mon, 10 Sep 2012)...
One Step Forward

One Step Forward

Cross-border friends look forward to a liberalised visa regime From: Chintan Girish Modi  (Date: Sun, Sep 2, 2012) Subject: Next letter: Building Peace To: Shiraz Hassan Dear Shiraz I hope the last...
Sharing stories

Sharing stories

Continuing an email exchange that’s “adding energy to promoting peace between Pakistan and India” Looking at how the Sohni-Mahiwal and Mirza-Sahiban stories are being told, re-told...
Positive outcomes

Positive outcomes

From: Chintan Girish Modi  (Date: Sat, 18 Aug 2012) To: Shiraz Hasan Subject: Eid Mubarak Dear Shiraz Eid Mubarak! Hope you are having a great time, in the company of loved ones. Writing to you, I...