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Oh No, not Joni Mitchell! :fans keep fingers crossed

Oh No, not Joni Mitchell! :fans keep fingers crossed

We’ve looked at clouds both ways, and now there’s a cloud over Joni Mitchell. Singer-songwriter Joni Mitchell is in intensive care after being found unconscious at her Los Angeles home.…

US pins hopes on South Asia to contain terror

US pins hopes on South Asia to contain terror

WASHINGTON:  The emergence of new leadership in India, Pakistan and Afghanistan provides an opportunity to ensure greater stability and security to the region, top US officials said after  President Barack…

Guess who came to dinner?

Guess who came to dinner?

Washington: Who would be partnered with the French President whose facebook status, had he cared to have one, could have read ‘suddenly single?’ In the end, the White House solved the most delicate protocol…

Food security is a human right: Vatican

Food security is a human right: Vatican

Hunger is caused by ‘exclusion’. The archbishop leading the Vatican delegation to the United Nations has praised international efforts to combat hunger, malnutrition and poverty, but said that more must…

Pope Francis and Rabbi Abraham cement Jew-Catholic ties

Pope Francis and Rabbi Abraham cement Jew-Catholic ties

NEW YORK —  With the 50th anniversary of Nostra Aetate, the Second Vatican Council’s document on relations with non-Christian religions, just around the corner, Catholics and Jews are poised to…

6th World Dwarf Games: growing, but where’s India?

6th World Dwarf Games: growing, but where’s India?

The sixth World Dwarf Games is taking place in the US state of Michigan. Simon Minty – who has restricted growth – has travelled 4,000 miles to attend. With nearly…

She was a boy, he was a girl, now they’re happy together!

She was a boy, he was a girl, now they’re happy together!

They’re from Tulsa in the USA, and boy, don’t they look cute and hot! But the guy was born a girl and the girl was born a boy. Two years…

USA: 6 year old transgender school girl wins case

USA: 6 year old transgender school girl wins case

Toilet facilities for transgender kids in US Schools has become an issue in many states. In Colorado, a civil rights panel has said that a primary school discriminated against a…

Leading ‘ex-gay’ group apologizes to LGBT community, shuts down

Leading ‘ex-gay’ group apologizes to LGBT community, shuts down

” We’re not gonna control LGBT people anymore. We’re not gonna tell them how they should live. We’re not gonna be responsible for what they’re doing. It’s not our job. You…

Hornets’ Buzz over Spelling Bee win

Hornets’ Buzz over Spelling Bee win

WASHINGTON: You just can’t take their word for it. The buzz is that the U S National Spelling Bee and its 2013 titlist Arvind Mahankali may not have been right…

Boy Scouts of America drop “gay ban”

Boy Scouts of America drop “gay ban”

It’s a landmark decision. In the face of Christian fundamentalist threats to sabotage funding, and other pressures, the Boy Scouts of America organisation has voted to welcome openly gay scouts,…

She kissed Elvis, but for 50 years a ‘bride’ of Christ!

She kissed Elvis, but for 50 years a ‘bride’ of Christ!

Which Catholic nun walked the Red Carpet for the Academy Awards in a habit? Who is the only Oscar-voting member of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences who…

Rhode Island says yes to Marriage Equality

Rhode Island says yes to Marriage Equality

 UNITED STATES: Rhode Island became the tenth state in the nation to legalize gay marriage on Thursday evening, when Governor Lincoln Chafee signed the recently passed bill into law.  The…

Bishop Gumbleton tells Queer Catholics: ‘You’re Okay’

Bishop Gumbleton tells Queer Catholics: ‘You’re Okay’

A retired auxiliary bishop who reportedly has worn a mitre with a pink triangle and a rainbow ribbon on it has publicly gone against the words of Archbishop Allen Vigneron…

US condemns killing of Indian Peacekeepers

US condemns killing of Indian Peacekeepers

WASHINGTON: Strongly condemning the killing of Indian peacekeepers in South Sudan, the United States has applauded India as a leading supporter of UN peacekeeping operations in the conflict prone zones.…

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