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Neo-mishtis: Modern twists to classic Bengali sweets this Diwali (Foodie Trail)

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Kolkata -- Rosemary sandesh, nolen gurer madeleine, malpua cheesecake or rabri brownie. Bengal's famous mishti or sweetmeats are being reinvented in a yummylicious way this Diwali. And there are fusion options galore.

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11/01/13
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Asian American students in New York schools bullied

Washington, Sep 10 -- Nearly half the Asian American students in the New York City school system surveyed by two civic rights groups have said they've been bullied, according to a new report.

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09/10/13
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Time to talk to kids about right and wrong touches

New Delhi -- Meera Das is a worried mother. Daily news reports of minor children being raped or molested has added lines to her pretty forehead. A mother of a two-year-old daughter, Das knows she has to inform her child about right and wrong touches to her body but doesn't know how to begin.

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09/06/13
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Expat Indian doctor’s book explains health issues to children

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Book: DareBone's Big Break; Authors: Gleeson Rebello, MD, and Jamie Harisiades; Publisher: SDP Publishing; Price: $14.95 (paperback), $4.80 (Kindle)

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09/06/13
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If I could change the world ...

 
Manu Pareek
5th Grade
Gainsville GA
 
If I could change the world I would make free candy stores all over the world.

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09/04/13
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Indian American kids are world geography champs

Washington, Aug 9 -- A team of three bright young Indian American students beat out teams from 17 other regions to win top honours at the 11th National Geographic World Championship in Russia's St. Petersburg city.

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08/09/13
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Honeycomb dessert (Ghevar) is a hit in Teej season in North India

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Mathura/Agra Aug 8 -- As confection makers experiment with new flavours and colours to suit changing tastes, particularly of the young, the demand for ghevar, or honeycomb dessert, has outstripped that of all other sweets, including petha and pedas, in the Braj area of Agra and Mathura ahead of Friday's Teej festival that celebrates the monsoon.

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08/08/13
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Canshala : A school of hope for kids with cancer

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Mumbai -- It's called Canshala and is an island of peace and learning for a group of ailing children for whom education had, at one stage, become a distant dream due to their treatment for life-threatening cancer.

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08/08/13
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Lack of exercise makes Indian bones weaker

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Panaji -- Indian bones are conventionally weaker, deformed and more osteoporosis-prone compared to Americans or Britons, say leading knee replacement surgeons who participated in a knowledge-sharing exercise here on replacement surgeries.

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07/25/13
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Mint chutney spices up kids’ ‘state dinner’ at White House

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Washington --  Healthy lunch recipes like "Kickin, Colourful, Bell Peppers" and "Lentil Spinach Soup and Mint Chutney" won five Indian-American kids invitations to kids' "state dinner" at the White House that President Barack Obama crashed.

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07/10/13
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