freedom and equality

New York Senate legalizes same-sex marriage in historic vote


June 25th, 2011 - 9:44 am ICT by BNO News
ALBANY (BNO NEWS) -- The New York Senate on late Friday evening voted to legalize same-sex marriage in the nation's third-most populous state. The bill passed 33-29."Today's passage in the New York ... Read more...

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U.S. Senate votes to repeal ‘Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell’ policy


December 19th, 2010 - 4:07 am ICT by BNO News
WASHINGTON, D.C. (BNO NEWS) -- A controversial policy which bans openly gay, lesbian, and bisexuals from serving in the U.S. military is coming to an end after the U.S. Senate voted to ... Read more...

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The Jammu and Kashmir Situation: All Party Parliamentary Delegation - Part I


September 19th, 2010 - 7:14 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Sept.19 (ANI): When the All Party Parliamentary Delegation (APPD) visits Srinagar, it will see slogans like 'Go India Go'; or 'Indian Dogs, Go Back', and 'Azadi' plastered on the ... Read more...

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Palin calls Koran-burning proposed protest insensitive, unnecessary


September 9th, 2010 - 1:31 pm ICT by ANI
New York, Sept.9 (ANI): Former Alaska Governor Sarah Palin has called a proposed 9/11 anniversary burning of the Koran by a Florida pastor as insensitive and unnecessary.Criticizing Pastor Terry Jones in ... Read more...

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California Governor Schwarzenegger applauds lifting of ban against same-sex marriage


August 13th, 2010 - 3:54 am ICT by BNO News
SACRAMENTO, CALIFORNIA (BNO NEWS) -- California Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger on Thursday applauded U.S. District Judge Vaughn Walker's decision to lift his stay on same-sex marriages following his ruling invalidating Proposition 8.“I am ... Read more...

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Mosque To Be Built Near Ground Zero In New York Amid Discord


August 4th, 2010 - 8:18 pm ICT by Pen Men At Work
August 4, 2010 (Pen Men at Work): The path has been emptied for altering a property in New York into a Mohammedan community center and mosque. However, this development has been massively ... Read more...

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South African President condoles Fatima Meer’s death


March 15th, 2010 - 5:54 am ICT by IANS
Pretoria, March 15 (IANS) South African President Jacob Zuma has expressed codolence over the death of anti-apartheid stalwart Fatima Meer. Meer, a friend and biographer of Nelson Mandela, died Friday at a hospital ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Joan Baez: Up, Close And Personal On PBC


October 15th, 2009 - 6:12 pm ICT by GD
By Madhuri Dey Oct 15, (THAINDIAN NEWS) American Masters new documentary, 'Joan Baez: How Sweet The Sound' was aired on October 14, 2009 on PBS. The series,the first on Baez, focuses on the ... Read more...

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Pak terror suspect swallows sim-card in Liberia


September 4th, 2009 - 2:25 pm ICT by ANI
Monrovia (Liberia), Sep.4 (ANI): One of the six Pakistanis, who was trying to enter Liberia on 'fake' US passports but was arrested, swallowed his mobile phone sim- card while being apprehended.Liberian ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

‘Proud to be Indian and gay’ - virtual world celebrates


July 3rd, 2009 - 6:02 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 3 (IANS) "Proud to be Indian and gay!" said a blogger as he rejoiced an Indian court's decision overturning an age-old law and decriminalising homosexuality. Another blogger called ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

EU pays tribute to Mandela on his 90th birthday


July 18th, 2008 - 10:00 pm ICT by IANS
DPA Brussels, July 18 (DPA) The European Union (EU) Friday paid tributes to Nelson Mandela on his 90th birthday, with European Commission President Jose Manuel Barroso describing the former South African president as ... Read more...

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