Amarnath Yatra pilgrimage begins amid heavy security in Kashmir | Religion News

Amarnath Yatra pilgrimage begins amid heavy security in Kashmir |  Religion News

After a gap of two years due to the coronavirus pandemic, a 43-day Hindu pilgrimage has begun in Indian-administered Kashmir amid unprecedented security arrangements. The 350km (220 mile) trek starting on Thursday to an ice stalagmite in a cave in the Himalayas-representing the Hindu god Shiva-passes through mountains, meadows and forests, and is dotted with … Read more

‘One year home with my family sure looks good on me’: Bill Cosby brags after court finds him guilty

‘One year home with my family sure looks good on me’: Bill Cosby brags about his home life with wife a week after civil court found him guilty of sexually assaulting a woman at the Playboy mansion in 1975 and ordered him to pay her $ 500,000 Convicted sex pest Cosby, 84, was accused of … Read more

‘Unfounded allegations’: EU resumes funding of Palestinian NGOs | Israel-Palestine conflict News

Ramallah, Occupied West Bank – The European Union (EU) has told two prominent Palestinian NGOs that it will resume funding them after a yearlong suspension tied to unfounded “terror” allegations made by Israel. The European Commission-the EU’s executive branch-sent letters several days ago to Al-Haq and the Palestinian Center for Human Rights (PCHR), informing them … Read more

Ferdinand Marcos Sr.’s Philippines past glossed over by son

MANILA, Philippines – Ferdinand Marcos Jr., the namesake son of an ousted dictator, praised his father’s legacy and glossed over its violent past as he was sworn in as Philippine president Thursday after a stunning election victory that opponents say was pulled off by whitewashing his family’s image. His rise to power, 36 years after … Read more

Thousands protest in India’s Udaipur after Hindu tailor murdered | Religion News

Holding saffron flags and placards, about 7,000 people call for the death penalty for the two Muslims accused of beheading Kanhaiyalal Teli. Thousands of people have marched through the Indian city of Udaipur, many holding Hindu saffron flags and placards, following the murder of a Hindu tailor, with many calling for the death penalty for … Read more

‘Friends’ co-creator Marta Kauffman apologizes for lack of black leads in the hit sitcom

‘Friends’ co-creator Marta Kauffman has once again apologized for the lack of black leads on the legendary New York-based sitcom. In response to the lack of diversity on the show, Kauffman has pledged $ 4 million to her alma mater, the Boston area’s Brandeis University, to create an endowed professorship in the university’s African and … Read more

Ferdinand Marcos Jr sworn in as Philippines president | Politics News

Ferdinand Marcos Jr, the son and namesake of the Philippines’ late dictator, has been sworn in as the country’s new president. Marcos Jr’s inauguration on Thursday marks a stunning political comeback for one of Asia’s most famous political dynasties, 36 years after elder Marcos was toppled and forced into exile in a popular uprising. Known … Read more

Meghan ‘bullying’ inquiry buried: Findings of Palace probe into claims will NEVER be made public

Buckingham Palace has effectively buried a report into allegations of bullying by the Duchess of Sussex. Royal aides yesterday admitted for the first time that the findings will never be made public. A source said last night: ‘People suspected it would be buried, and now it seems that it has.’ The Daily Mail understands that … Read more

Wrestler says WWE CEO Vince McMahon raped a female referee in his limo in 1986

A wrestler is corroborating an old allegation that WWE CEO Vince McMahon raped a female referee in his limo in 1986, amid new allegations that he also paid women hush money to keep misconduct claims secret. McMahon is the embattled titan of the wrestling industry; he has been in charge of WWE for decades, inheriting … Read more

Hindu tailor murdered in India’s Udaipur over prophet remarks row | Religion News

Two Muslim men have been arrested in India’s Udaipur city in the western state of Rajasthan for allegedly beheading a Hindu tailor over his support online for a former ruling party official whose remarks about Prophet Muhammad sparked global protests. Mobile internet services and large gatherings remained restricted in Udaipur on Wednesday, a day after … Read more