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  • 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...
  • Indian city bans public gatherings over swine flu fears

    A west Indian city has banned most public gatherings in an attempt to halt the spread of swine flu, which has claimed at least 926 lives nationwide in 11 weeks. Officials prohibited gatherings of five or more people in Ahmedabad, the capital of Gujarat...
  • Head of UN climate panel steps down amid harassment case

    The leader of the U.N.'s expert panel on climate change stepped down on Tuesday amid an investigation into a colleague's allegations of sexual harassment. Rajendra K. Pachauri, 75, an Indian citizen, had chaired the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate...
  • India's ruling party, Kashmir party to form state government

    India's ruling Bharatiya Janata Party said Tuesday it will be part of a coalition government in Kashmir, the first time the Hindu nationalist party will join the leadership of the predominantly Muslim region. The BJP and the regional Peoples'...
  • Curses protected Indian river, but now it faces modern world

    For centuries, it was a curse that saved the river. It was a series of curses, actually — a centuries-long string of unrelenting bad news in this rugged, hidden corner of northern India's industrial belt. There was an actual curse at first, a...
  • AP PHOTOS: Editor selections from Asia

    People in China and throughout the world began their Lunar New Year celebrations last week. The Year of the Sheep, known variably as the Year of the Goat or Ram, is being celebrated during the seven-day holiday, which started last Wednesday. Unlike the...
  • 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?"...
  • China protests to India over Modi's visit to disputed area

    China summoned India's ambassador over Prime Minister Narendra Modi's visit to a disputed border region in the Himalayas, a long-festering irritant in relations between the Asian giants. Modi on Friday visited the northeastern Indian state of Arunachal...
  • Head of UN climate panel skips meeting amid harassment case

    The Indian leader of the U.N.'s expert panel on climate change has pulled out of a key meeting in Nairobi while pledging to cooperate with New Delhi police investigating allegations of sexual harassment. The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change said...
  • Jesuits: abducted Indian priest is released in Afghanistan

    The Jesuit religious order says an Indian priest who was abducted in Afghanistan eight months ago has been released. James Stapleton, a Jesuit Refugee Service spokesman in Rome, said the Rev. Alexis Prem Kumar was released on Sunday and has since...
  • India arrests 5 oil company execs in widening investigation

    Indian police questioned five senior energy company executives on Saturday in a widening investigation into the alleged theft of classified government documents, a senior officer said. Police also raided a company's offices in the New Delhi suburb of...