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  • India village courts wield excess authority over personal matters

    India village courts wield excess authority over personal matters
    Mangal Singh Kamble, 31, was married in June but lost his bride the same day, after their union was rejected by an informal and powerful village court. The unofficial court in western India, one of thousands of community tribunals that operate outside...
  • 'Eccentric and slightly absurd': Leader repaints Kolkata blue and white

    'Eccentric and slightly absurd': Leader repaints Kolkata blue and white
    For more than three decades, this city of tumbledown slums and decaying colonial relics lived under the red banner of Indian communism. Four years ago, Mamata Banerjee, a rabble-rousing politician who dabbles in the arts, ousted the communists to become...
  • 3 incumbents cruising to victory in District 204

    3 incumbents cruising to victory in District 204
    The incumbents seeking re-election to the Indian Prairie School Board will continue serving District 204. All three declared victory Tuesday night. Newcomer Renata Sliva of Naperville and incumbents Lori Price, Mark Rising and Justin Karubas competed...
  • Indian Head Park considers $8 million worth of capital projects

    Indian Head Park considers $8 million worth of capital projects
    Among the capital improvements Indian Head Park officials will consider is a new water meter system for residents who get their water through the village system. The project would include replacing about 960 meters, which would be equipped with...
  • Business class to Paris for $2,990 per couple

    Business class to Paris for $2,990 per couple
    Here are some of the more interesting deals, websites and other travel tidbits that came across our desk recently: •All-Business Class La Compagnie has a Summer Duo deal that offers two people round-trip air from Newark to Paris from $2,990 per...
  • Aromatic spices come alive in lentil-bulgur dish

     Aromatic spices come alive in lentil-bulgur dish
    It's not just happenstance that so many vegetarian dishes come from India. Jon Gregerson, in his book "Vegetarianism: A History," tells us that the teachings of India's three primary religions — Hinduism, Buddhism and Jainism — include a focus...
  • Sikh group sues Bollywood actor in U.S. court over '84 India massacre

    Sikh group sues Bollywood actor in U.S. court over '84 India massacre
    Amitabh Bachchan is hardly a household name in the U.S., but in his native India, he is a megastar. He has appeared in more than 150 Bollywood films and served as a longtime host of the country's wildly popular version of "Who Wants to Be a Millionaire?"...
  • Pakistani court orders release of accused terrorist

    Pakistani court orders release of accused terrorist
    A Pakistani court ordered the release Friday of the man accused of plotting the 2008 terrorist attacks in India’s financial capital, drawing a sharp rebuke from New Delhi and further roiling tensions between the rival neighbors. The high court...
  • In India, farm crisis drives villagers to become migrant laborers

     In India, farm crisis drives villagers to become migrant laborers
    It shouldn't be tough to run into a human being most anywhere in a country of 1.2 billion people. Yet in Bodkha village in western India, there is hardly anyone visible on a recent steamy afternoon. The streets here are deserted not because families are...
  • American Gymkhana, Cress chefs collaborate on April 3 Indian-inspired, farm flavors dinner

    American Gymkhana, Cress chefs collaborate on April 3 Indian-inspired, farm flavors dinner
    Chefs Aarthi Sampath of Orlando's American Gymkhana and Hari Pulapaka of DeLand's Cress  are collaborating in a five-course dinner April 3 at Sampath's restaurant. Dubbed the Flavor Farms Series: Indian Heritage Meets Local Flavors at American Gymkhana....
  • India says Obama's tree not dead, just looks it; PM's suit sells for $695K

    India says Obama's tree not dead, just looks it; PM's suit sells for $695K
    Officials in India want to make one thing clear: The tree that President Barack Obama planted in New Delhi three weeks ago is not dead. It just looks dead. The peepal tree was awash in leaves when Obama planted it at the New Delhi memorial to Indian...