Elizabeth Cooper

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Steeped in Darjeeling

This month's great read selected by our editors: Andrew McCarthy heads to India's verdant northern hills to indulge in the champagne of teas.<p>From the June/July 2014 issue of <i>National Geographic Traveler</i><p>SITTING ON A SPLINTER-PLAGUED BENCH outside a cement-and-mud hut under a magnolia tree, I watch a …

The Best Travel Advice, from the Pros

One mark of a truly experienced traveler is that you never know what to expect when you ask them how they make travel easier. We asked five people who define the jet-setting lifestyle for their best recommendations—so download that obscure app, pick up those weird supplements, and thank us …

Mumbai Airport Wants to Remove Nearly 100,000 Residents in Slums Near Runway

India’s federal government has asked officials in Mumbai for a plan to evict 90,000 slum dwellers living around the airport after terrorist attacks …

Indian leader warms ties during Nepal visit

KATMANDU, Nepal (AP) — Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi wooed his country's tiny Himalayan neighbor, Nepal, during a two-day visit aimed at …

Supreme Court puts off execution of two men convicted of 2012 Delhi rape

NEW DELHI (Reuters) - The Supreme Court on Monday stayed the execution of two men convicted of the murder of a woman who was gang-raped and tortured on a bus in New Delhi, pending their appeal, their lawyer said, in a case that caused nationwide outrage.<p>A police bus carrying four men who were found …

Backpackers' diaries: from Delhi to Agra by bike – in 46C

This week Simon Gandolfi, celebrating his 80th birthday with a solo motorbike journey through Asia and Europe, finally gets on his bike and starts to explore India<p>I have been cosseted for three weeks at the home of one of India's leading educationalists and his mother but this will be my first day …

Ultimate Chicken Curry (Tamatar Murghi) from 'Indian Cooking Unfolded'

Chicken curry is an obvious choice when assembling an Indian menu: it is often fairly simple, the subtle flavors of the poultry take Indian spice well, and it's generally a crowd pleaser. But obvious doesn't have to mean dull or predictable. In fact, chicken curry is a good place to show off …

Smoky Yellow Split Peas (Tamatar Chana Dal) from 'Indian Cooking Unfolded'

As <b>Raghavan Iyer</b> explains in his new cookbook, <i>Indian Cooking Unfolded</i>, dals are a cornerstone of Indian cuisine, especially when you're talking about vegetarian cooking. They're relatively easy to make, full of protein and fiber, and offer countless variations in spice and color. You could probably …

India-Bangladesh Sea Border Redefined by UN Tribunal - IBTimes India

A United Nations Tribunal awarded nearly four-fifth of the maritime territory to Bangladesh in a verdict on Monday<p>Putting to rest the decades-old …

Narendra Modi: Has new prime minister given India its mojo back?

If you believe the mood here, India is going to be the next China, the new frontier of global growth.<p>Stocks are up 25% since the start of the year. Foreign investment is back. The rupee is stable. World leaders are in town regularly to meet the new government and strike business deals -- the latest …

India Sees Red Over $33 Million Statue in PM Modi's First Budget

India’s new budget is courting controversy after $33 million was earmarked for a statue of national icon Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel, but only $25 …

India starts first new major coal mine in at least five years

NEW DELHI (Reuters) - Coal India Ltd(COAL.NS) started production on Friday at a 12-million-tonnes-per-year mine, its first major new project in at least five years, which should help boost supplies to fuel-starved power plants.<p>A worker unloads coal from a goods train at a railway yard in Chandigarh …

Book review: Made in India, Cooked in Britain

<b>In a nutshell</b><br>A collection of recipes from different generations of an evolving Anglo-Indian family kitchen.<p><b>What does it cover?</b><br>Everything from breads, ice-creams and chutneys to wine-pairing tips and tasty dinners, such as the delectable 20-minute coley curry, or the divine-looking lamb raan –a …