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Small border crossings can have big dimensions

India and Pakistan test if a frontier gate can help build some trust

The new Indian four-lane highway to the Kartarpur Corridor border crossing was not very busy on Nov. 24. (Photo by Michael Hayes)

Guru Nanak, the founder of the Sikh religion, would have been delighted.

In early November, India and Pakistan put aside their long-running dispute over the contested territory of Jammu and Kashmir to inaugurate a new border crossing 40 km north of Amritsar, in India's Punjab State.

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