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Noshi Gulati and Jesmin Haq share how to make a tasty batch of Masala Scrambled Eggs.
Nepali Mother's Day By: Sawadee Adhikari Nepalese people take great pride in their traditions. A well known tradition is Mother's Day, which is known as Mata Tirtha Puja. Mother's day is a day where everyone can truly show their love, appreciation and gratitude to their one and only mother for…
Cable 14's feature on the art and culture of the Mughal period. Part 1
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Written by: Sawadee Adhikari Bikram Sambat (B.S.), the official calendar of Nepal, has 56.7 years more than the AD year (i.e. 2010 A.D would be 2066-2067 B.S). The first day of Bikram Sambat is the first day of the month Baisakh. It usually falls around April 13- 14. New Year…
Cable 14's feature on flat breads. Part 1
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By Basharat Tayyab.  It is Lahore which made Basant, a spring festival popular not only in Pakistan but all over the world as the largest kite festival. It is a mega festival centering on kite-flying, which adds colours in the sky and makes people happy and brings them out from…
McMaster University scientist Dr. Sheila Singh has joined what the Terry Fox Research Institue is calling a national “dream team” assembled to find new treatments for the most common and deadly form of brain cancer among adults. Singh, who recently identified an abnormal stem cell that may drive the formation…
People of the Sikh faith were tragically in the news this summer. On Aug. 5, a gunman shot and killed six worshippers at a Sikh temple in Wisconsin. But the Sikh community has continued to find itself under attack, evident from post-9/11 hate crimes, the shooting in Milwaukee, and, most…
Bangladesh is blessed with six seasons: Grisha (summer), Barsha (rainy), Sarat (early autumn), Hemonto(autumn), Shhet (winter), Boshonto (spring). Each season appears with it's own beauty, color, sign and sound. Pahela Falgoon the first day of Falgoon the 11th month of Bangla calendar marks the beginning of "Boshonto" the spring season…
Check out Cable 14's South Asian Living video series. First on the list are three videos on Pakistan. Video 1
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Holi (Festival of Colour) is the spring festival of India, Nepal, Sri Lanka and many other South Asian Countries. Celebrated in March or April according to the Hindu calendar, it was meant to welcome the spring and win the blessings of Gods for good harvests and fertility of the land.…
Written by Basharat Tayyab: When I first came to Canada from Pakistan in 1997 June, as a Pakistani woman, I was used to wearing dupatta as part of my national dress-Shalwar kameez, sometimes known as Punjabi dress in Canada. What is a dupatta? Its origin is ascribed to the ancient…
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