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  • n  leavened bread baked in a clay oven in India; usually shaped like a teardrop

  • Even if you have never gone to India--never wrapped your food in a piping-hot naan or had your eyeballs singed by a Bollywood spectacular--there is a good chance you encounter some .
  • The New Delhi native dips his flat naan bread into a dish of spinach curry in the air-conditioned comfort of a friend's private club.
  • Try the chicken, served with a rich curry with a tomato base, accompanied by naan bread.
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  • Remittances to Africa carry a high price tag
    By Tosin Sulaiman JOHANNESBURG (Reuters) - In his 2009 album Troubadour, Somali rapper K'naan dedicates the song "15 Minutes Away" to "everybody that's had to wait on a money transfer" and complains, "it's kind of wack when they charge you like 10 percent on the dollar." The need to reduce the cost of remittances to Africa may be one of the few issues to have rappers, economists and policymakers ...
    June 7, 2013 - Reuters via Yahoo! News

  • M Karunanidhi in Hindu
    ...asked by his daughter and DMK Rajya Sabha member Kanimozhi, who was present in the interview, whether he saw Prabhakaran as a terrorist, Mr. Karunanidhi, speaking in Tamil, said "Naan appadi paarkkalai (I don't see that way)."
  • Devaneya Pavanar in Express Buzz
    Karunanidhi referred to research by late Tamil scholar Devaneya Pavanar, saying, "Many languages in the world have words originating in Tamil, for example, 'Amma' (mother), 'Appa' (father), 'Naan' (I), 'Nee' (you), 'Avan' (he), 'Neer' (water),...
  • Barack Obama in San Leandro India West
    To more applause, Obama said he became an expert at cooking dal and other ethnic dishes, though "somebody else made the naan. Those are friendships which have lasted me for years, and continue until this day."

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