A dialogue resumed


THE India-Pakistan dialogue has picked up steam. Meetings have been agreed with impressive precision. Fingers must be kept crossed as to whether both parties are now in a truly negotiating frame of mind on the disputes that matter.

Prime ministers Narendra Modi and Nawaz Sharif have nothing substantive to discuss when they meet tomorrow at Ashgabat in Turkmenistan. They had tied up the loose ends in their brief meeting in Paris on Nov 30