Cricket may no longer be as sporting as it once was when it comes to India-Pakistan ties but software is still going strong. Barring
2008, when Mumbai was the victim of a terror attack, the apex software industry body of Pakistan, Pasha (Pakistan Software Houses Association), has been a regular at the annual Nasscom Leadership meet since the past five years. In 2005, the country’s top exporter Tata Consultancy Services (TCS) nearly formed a joint venture with a Pakistan software firm but eventually, dropped the plan. But that has not deterred Jehan Ara, president, Pasha, from coming here for dialogue and network at what she says is now increasingly a global conference. more