• Times of India – Mutual trust keeps diplomatic ties intact: Saeeda

    Published: Times of India – July 10, 2011 LUCKNOW: The diplomatic relations between two nations cannot last long if the contact between their people is hampered. It is the contact between people, cultural exchanges and mutual trust and understanding that keeps diplomatic ties intact. And this is exactly what we

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  • Film Screening – Swades – We, the People

      Dhanak Film Club invites you at the screening of the film: Swades – We, the People Director: Ashutosh Gowariker Screenplay: Ashutosh Gowariker Story: Ashutosh Gowariker, M. G. Sathya Duration: 194 mins Genre: Drama Language: Hindi/English Introduction A successful Indian scientist returns to an Indian village to take his nanny

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  • Pakistan Today – Giving context to religious extremism

      By Xari Jalil Published: Pakistan Today – June 20, 2011 During a talk at IPSS, Dr Mubarak Haider discusses how Iqbal’s glorification of the plunderer’s sword and Sayyid Qutb’s idea of Islamic world dominance fan violent tendencies within Muslims LAHORE – It is the 1960s and a man locally known as

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  • Film Screening – Dor

    Dhanak Film Club invites you at the screening of the film: Dor Director: Nagesh Kukunoor Writers: T.A. Razak Genre: Drama Language: Hindi Time: June 3, 2011 –  6 – 9 PM Venue: Institute for Peace & Secular Studies Introduction The film is about two women who come from different backgrounds

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  • Protest against Murder of Syed Saleem Shehzad

    Institute for Peace and Secular Studies (IPSS) held a protest, in front of Lahore Press Club to condemn the kidnapping and brutal killing of journalist Syed Saleem Shahzad. The protestors demanded that perpetrators of this heinous crime be brought to justice and that the state must ensure protection to journalists

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  • Film Screening – Tere Bin Laden

    Dhanak Film Club invites you at the screening of the film: Tere Bin Laden Director: Abhishek Sharma Writers: Abhishek Sharma (story) Genre: Comedy, Drama Language: Urdu, Hindi Time: May 20, 2011 –  6 – 9 PM Venue: Institute for Peace & Secular Studies Introduction A Pakistani news reporter concocts a novel

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  • Film Screening – To Kill a Mockingbird

    Dhanak Film Club invites you at the screening of the film: To Kill a Mockingbird Director: Robert Mulligan Writers: Harper Lee (Novel), Horton Foote (screenplay) Genre: Drama Language: English Time: May 13, 2011 –  6 – 9 PM Venue: Institute for Peace & Secular Studies Introduction To Kill a Mockingbird

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  • Film Screening – Hazaaron Khwaishein Aisi

    Dhanak Film Club invites you at the screening of the film: Hazaaron Khwaishein Aisi Director: Sudhir Mishra Writers: Ruchi Narain, Sudhir Mishra, Shiv Kumar Subramaniam Genre: Drama Language: Hindi Time: May 6, 2011 –  6 – 9 PM Venue: Institute for Peace & Secular Studies Introduction Set against the backdrop

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