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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...
  • 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...
  • Conservative Hindus push bans on cattle slaughter in India

    At one of Asia’s largest slaughterhouses, there are more police officers than cattle. The stalls where butchers clean and quarter chicken, sheep, goats and pigs buzz with activity while the section reserved for bulls sits barren. A nearly month-...
  • Novelist Tania James talks rogue elephants, India and conservation

    A rogue elephant named the Gravedigger is the main narrator of "The Tusk That Did the Damage" (Alfred A. Knopf: 240 pp., $24.95), Tania James' imaginative novel exploring the ivory trade in the forests of south India. Orphaned at birth by a poacher, the...
  • Rep. Schock defends billing taxpayers $10K for NY trip

    Rep. Schock defends billing taxpayers $10K for NY trip
    U.S. Rep. Aaron Schock of Illinois’ 18th District, who reportedly spent $10,053 in taxpayer funds to travel with his staff to New York City, defended the expense Monday as being for “an official trip.” At least 10 members of his...
  • Where in L.A. to find vada pav, Mumbai's most famous street snack

    Where in L.A. to find vada pav, Mumbai's most famous street snack
    Los Angeles, to its credit, is wonderfully in touch with the world’s street foods. You can find Korean blood sausage, Thai papaya salad, Japanese okonomiyaki, Salvadorian papusas, Oaxacan tacos and Shanghai soup dumplings in the span of a single...
  • In India, ban on film about 2012 Delhi gang rape stirs debate

    In India, ban on film about 2012 Delhi gang rape stirs debate
    The convicted rapist speaks of the crime in a voice that is cool, dispassionate — and terrifying. “A decent girl” wouldn’t have been out at 9 p.m., he says, and “a girl is far more responsible for a rape than a boy.”...
  • 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...
  • 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....
  • 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?"...
  • How do you treat pain when most of the world's population can't get opioids?

    How do you treat pain when most of the world's population can't get opioids?
    In the United States, where doctors write more than 250 million prescriptions for painkillers a year, the frequency of abuse and overdose represents a public health crisis. More than 15,000 Americans died from an overdose of prescription opioids in 2013....