US Envoy Visits ‘Charming Pakistan’ Show at Lahore Art Council, Urges People-to-People Contact to Improve Bilateral Ties

DESPARDES — USA wants people-to-people contact to further strengthen bilateral relations with Pakistan and explore opportunities…

Apes (‘Non-Human Person’) Find Peace Through Painting in Florida Retirement Center

One of the apes worked alongside Clint Eastwood, others acted in the remake of sci-fi classic…

SITUATION in INDIA: Sweetest Song Tell of Saddest Thought (Video)

IRSHAD SALIM — I’ll be telegraphic: For weeks now, I’ve been sharing with a young Indian…

Changing Faces of Pakistan: ‘Drum Circle’ in Islamabad

DESPARDES — Some 3 to 4 dozen Pakistani enthusiasts gather in a courtyard in capital Islamabad…

Red, White Bean (Lobia) Recipes –With or Without Desi Fusion

DESPARDES — Yesterday the New York Times (NYT) emailed us — 19 Creamy, Dreamy White Bean…

Pakistani Animated Films: ‘Donkey King’ in Turkey, ‘Sitara’ on Netflix

HOW BIG IS CULTURE & CREATIVITY INDUSTRY (CCI) WORLDWIDE: INFOGRAPHIC DESPARDES — Made in Pakistan animated…