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2006-01-16 03:00:28

By Y.P. Rajesh NEW DELHI (Reuters) - India and Pakistan begin a new round of peace talks this week but the nuclear-armed rivals are unlikely to end a stalemate that has tarnished the process, analysts say.

2005-09-28 12:02:55

By Y.P. Rajesh and Palash Kumar NEW DELHI (Reuters) - India and Pakistan are agreed on the need to withdraw troops from the Siachen Glacier but are stuck on verifying each other's positions before they pull back, the Indian defense minister said on Wednesday.


Word of the Day
pawl
  • A pivoted catch designed to fall into a notch on a ratchet wheel so as to allow movement in only one direction (e.g. on a windlass or in a clock mechanism), or alternatively to move the wheel in one direction.
The word 'pawl' probably comes from a Latin word meaning 'stake'.
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