martin luther king jr

Top US law official calls gurdwara shooting a hate crime


August 11th, 2012 - 11:15 am ICT by IANS
Oak Creek (Wisconsin), Aug 11 (IANS) As thousands of mourners paid their last respects to six Sikh worshippers gunned down at a Sikh gurdwara here, US Attorney General Eric Holder ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Jackman plans movie on Martin Luther King


August 2nd, 2012 - 5:13 am ICT by IANS
London, Auig 2 (IANS) Actor Hugh Jackman is working on an untitled movie about the assassination of Martin Luther King Jr.Jackman has collaborated with filmmaker Lee Daniels for the movie, ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Peaceful revolt needed in Arab world: Tawakkol Karman


April 5th, 2012 - 6:57 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 5 (IANS) Yemenese Nobel Peace Prize winner Tawakkol Karman Thursday said only a peaceful revolution could finish authoritarian rule in the Arab world."Every dictator is a terrorist. ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Exhibition chronicles Gandhi-King ties


February 2nd, 2012 - 6:14 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 2 (IANS) The Black History Month in the US, which began Feb 1, has connected to India with a showcase of civil rights icon Martin Luther ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

‘J. Edgar’ - a sympathetic, non-judgmental portrait (IANS Movie Review)


January 20th, 2012 - 4:13 pm ICT by IANS
Film: "J.Edgar"; Cast: Leonardo DiCaprio, Armie Hammer, Naomi Watts; Director: Clint Eastwood; Rating: ****Controversy surrounds public servants. Especially those who create, deal and manipulate the secrets of those in power. J ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

25 new inductees into Grammy Hall of Fame


November 22nd, 2011 - 1:26 pm ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, Nov 22 (IANS) Twenty-five recordings, including an iconic speech delivered by Martin Luther King Jr. 48 years ago, have been added to the Grammy Hall of Fame."The Recording ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

US National Parks to have free admission days


October 18th, 2011 - 8:05 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Washington, Oct 18 (THAINDIAN NEWS) In 2012, Americans will be given a total of 17 days free admission into the various parks in the country. Officials say the move is a way ... Read more...

Posted in World News |

Rights activist Cornel West arrested


October 17th, 2011 - 10:47 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York, Oct 17 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Rights activist and critic Dr. Cornel West has been arrested. He was standing in front of the US Supreme Court where a memorial for Dr. Martin ... Read more...

Posted in World News |

Fred Shuttlesworth dies at the age of 89 years


October 6th, 2011 - 12:29 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Beverly Hills, Oct 5 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Civil rights activist Fred Shuttlesworth has passed away at the age of 89. Shuttlesworth was an iconic rights activist who survived several assassination attempts and abuse ... Read more...

Posted in World News |

Martin Luther King Jr. memorial to be dedicated on the 16th of Oct


September 12th, 2011 - 6:48 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York, Sept 12 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Martin Luther King Jr. National Memorial will be dedicated on the 16th of October. The monument was initially intended to be unveiled on the 27th of ... Read more...

Posted in World News |

I feel safe in New York: Reformist Muslim writer


September 10th, 2011 - 11:33 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 10 (IANS) Ten years after terror struck New York's Twin Towers Sep 11, 2001, Islamic writer and reformist Irshad Manji who is of Indian-Egyptian descent finds ... Read more...

Posted in Life Style |

US East Coast braces for monstrous hurricane


August 26th, 2011 - 11:55 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Aug 26 (IANS) Americans along a 700-mile stretch on the East Coast braced for monstrous Irene hurricane heading their way and posing the biggest hurricane threat to the United ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Mahatma’s grandson to attend Dalai Lama’s birthday bash


July 4th, 2011 - 9:18 pm ICT by IANS
Dharamsala, July 4 (IANS) Mahatma Gandhi's grandson Arun Gandhi and Martin Luther King III, son of late American civil rights activist Martin Luther King Jr. are among the dignitaries scheduled ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Malaysian PM seeks ‘global movement of moderates’


May 17th, 2011 - 12:34 pm ICT by IANS
Kuala Lumpur, May 17 (IANS) Invoking Mahatma Gandhi, Martin Luther King Jr. and Nelson Mandela, Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Razak has urged for "a global movement of moderates".Addressing a gathering ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Fake Martin Luther King Jr. quote goes viral on the Internet


May 4th, 2011 - 12:54 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York, May 3 (THAINDIAN NEWS) In the wake of the death of Osama bin Laden, a quote attributed to Martin Luther King Jr. surfaced on the Internet. The quote is fake ... Read more...

Posted in World News |

Samuel Jackson to make his Broadway debut as Martin Luther King Jr.


April 17th, 2011 - 7:17 pm ICT by ANI
London, Apr 17 (ANI): Actor Samuel L.Jackson will make his Broadway debut as Dr.Martin Luther King Jr. in "The Mountaintop", a play that recounts the night before the civil rights leader's ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Today is the 43rd death anniversary of Martin Luther King Jr.


April 4th, 2011 - 8:16 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Memphis, April 4 (THAINDIAN NEWS) On the 43rd anniversary of the death of Martin Luther King Jr., new images has appeared on the Internet of his killer. James Earl Ray, who was ... Read more...

Posted in World News |

Dandi March II in US against corruption in India (With Images)


March 28th, 2011 - 10:13 am ICT by IANS
Washington, March 28 (IANS) A 240-mile walk in the US against corruption in India organised by a group of NRIs inspired by the historic Dandi March led by Mahatma ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Now Dandi March in US against corruption in India


March 2nd, 2011 - 12:18 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, March 2 (IANS) A group of NRIs, inspired by the historic Dandi March led by Mahatma Gandhi in India's fight for freedom from foreign rule, have organised a 240-mile ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Martin Luther’s statue to be unveiled alongside Lincoln, Jefferson replicas in Washington


February 18th, 2011 - 6:45 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 18 (ANI): Martin Luther King's statue would reportedly be unveiled in the National Mall in Washington on August 28 this year alongside America's two best-loved former Presidents Abraham Lincoln and ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Son Of Martin Luther King Jr., The Deceased Civil Rights Activist, Is Contemplating Acquisition Of A Portion Of ‘New York Mets’


January 31st, 2011 - 10:58 pm ICT by Pen Men At Work
January 31, 2011 (Pen Men at Work): Martin Luther King III, who is the eldest son of the venerable American civil rights activist, Martin Luther King Jr., is purportedly addicted to becoming ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Martin Luther King Jr.’s son eyeing buying piece of New York Mets


January 31st, 2011 - 6:14 pm ICT by ANI
New York, Jan 31(ANI): Late American civil rights activist Martin Luther King Jr.'s son is reportedly interested in buying piece of the New York Mets baseball team.The Mets owner Fred Wilpon had ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Legacy of Martin Luther King Jr lives on in India: Expats


January 17th, 2011 - 5:54 pm ICT by IANS
By Madhusree Chatterjee New Delhi, Jan 17 (IANS) The legacy of Martin Luther King Jr lives on in India's inclusiveness, cultural plurality, ethnicities and in the spirit of freedom, members of DilliNet, ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

P. F. Chang’s Rock ‘N’ Roll Arizona Marathon To Witness Thousands Of Participants


January 16th, 2011 - 7:30 pm ICT by GD
By Gina Gomez Jan 16, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Thousands of Americans would be taking part in the P.F. Chang's Rock 'N' Roll Marathon on Sunday which would link three cities of Arizona (Phoenix, Tempe ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Obama’s ‘Of Thee I Sing’ book a hit among Brooklyn youth


November 17th, 2010 - 7:04 pm ICT by ANI
New York, Nov 17 (ANI): US President Barack Obama's first children book 'Of Thee I Sing' has proven to be quite a hit with the youth of Brooklyn.Obama has written two ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Gandhi’s light continues to inspire, says Obama; gifts King memorabilia


November 8th, 2010 - 6:47 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 8 (IANS) It was a solemn moment as US President Barack Obama and his wife Michelle laid a wreath of white carnations at Mahatma Gandhi's memorial here Monday, ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Gandhi remains Obama’s inspiration


November 5th, 2010 - 11:58 am ICT by IANS
By Madhusree Chatterjee New Delhi, Nov 5 (IANS) Among the historical greats who have influenced Barack Obama and from whose lives he draws inspiration is no doubt Mahatma Gandhi, with two places ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Bishop Eddie Long sued by 2 men


September 22nd, 2010 - 10:30 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Sep 22 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Anti-gay activist and pastor, Bishop Eddie Long has been sued for using his position as the head of New Birth Missionary Baptist Church in Lithonia, ... Read more...

Posted in World News |

Journalist Edwin Newman dies at the age of 91 years


September 16th, 2010 - 1:29 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Sep 15 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Renowned United States journalist Edwin Newman has died at the age of 91 years. He died of pneumonia in Oxford, England in August but his family lawyer said ... Read more...

Posted in World News |

Late “Original Civil Rights Photographer” Ernest Withers Was An FBI Informant?


September 15th, 2010 - 6:30 pm ICT by GD
By Madhuri Dey Sep 15, (THAINDIAN NEWS) After around two years of investigation, a Memphis based media source has come out with reports that claim that the famous civil rights photojournalist Ernest Withers ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Martin Luther King’s trusted civil rights photographer was FBI informant


September 15th, 2010 - 2:23 pm ICT by ANI
London, Sep 15 (ANI): Martin Luther King Jr's confidant, who was a well-known photographer of the US civil rights era, was a FBI informant, it has emerged.Ernest Withers, who died in 2007 ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Sarah Palin & Glenn Beck talk about the tragic 9/11 attacks in an Alaskan event


September 12th, 2010 - 11:10 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Sep 12 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Sarah Palin and Glenn Beck appeared an event at the Dena’ina Civic and Convention Center on Saturday.Sarah Palin who was not on the invited speakers list ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Statue of Liberty’s nose, ‘Ten Commandments’ tablets to go under the hammer


September 9th, 2010 - 5:22 pm ICT by ANI
New York, Sep 9 (ANI): Statue of Liberty's nose, James Dean's sunglasses and Charleton Heston's 'Ten Commandments' tablets are among 100 pop culture and historical artefacts that will go under the ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Glenn Beck’s honor rally in front of Lincoln Memorial causes widespread controversy


August 28th, 2010 - 9:34 pm ICT by BNO News
WASHINGTON, D.C. (BNO NEWS) – Glenn Beck is hosting a large rally in front of the Lincoln Memorial on Saturday, the 47th anniversary of Reverend Martin Luther King Jr.’s iconic ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Glenn Beck’s “Restoring Honor” Rally Mired With Controversy


August 28th, 2010 - 7:39 pm ICT by GD
By Madhuri Dey Aug 28, (THAINDIAN NEWS) On Saturday, thousands of people are expected to gather at the site of Rev. Martin Luther King Jr.'s famous "I Have a Dream" speech, at the ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment, Politics, World |

« Previous Entries

Subscribe