In the good old days when there was a regular exchange of theatre productions between India and Pakistan, the Pakistani satire ‘Lines Out of Control’ – ostensibly, a children’s play – was staged in Delhi. The cheeky title was typical of the scriptwriter Imran Aslam. The play was part of the legendary Grips Theatre repertoire […] The post Imran Aslam: Lessons In Journalism Transcending Borders appeared first on The Friday Times - Naya Daur.
Since torrential rains began lashing Balochistan in mid-June, flash floods and rising waters have caused over 1300 casualties around Pakistan, a third of which is now under water. The Southasia Peace Action Network or Sapan, and friends of Southasia offer our solidarity and support to Pakistan and call upon people and governments around the world, particularly in […] The post Sapan Appeal: Southasian Solidarity And Support For Flood-Devastated Pakistan appeared first on The Friday Times - Naya Daur.
A Sapan syndicated feature available for use with attribution to Sapan News “Who and how can anyone say that Southasia is divided?” asked senior journalist Namrata Sharma, editor of Nariswor (Women’s Voice), in Kathmandu. The divisions, she said, come from “different politics”. “My heart reaches out to you,” she added, addressing Lee Krishnan in Mumbai […] The post Divided By Borders, United By Aspirations appeared first on The Friday Times - Naya Daur.