It’s Official! FIFA rules in favour of Religious Headgear
It’s official soccers international governing body FIFA has ruled in favour of authorisinghead covers for religious purposes during all matches...
Pentagon to relax rules on personal religious wear — including beards, turbans
U.S. Army Spc. Simran Lamba, center, the first enlisted...
In its effort to extract concessions from Democrats in exchange for opening the government, the GOP has faced a fundamental strategic obstacle: They don't have the votes. A majority of the members of the...
Christian newspaper must not use 'Allah', Malaysian court rules
Appeals court rejects claim that use of the word predates Islam, in landmark case exacerbating ethnic and religious divisions
NSA broke privacy rules thousands of times per year, audit finds
By Barton Gellman, Friday, August 16, 2:48 AM
The National Security Agency has broken privacy rules or overstepped its legal authority thousands of times each year since Congress granted the agency broad new powers in 2008...
In a move that one rabbi called “fatal to the freedom of religion,” a German court has ruled that boys cannot be circumcised because the practice inflicts bodily harm on children who are not able to give their own consent for the procedure. The Guardian newspaper has more:
A judge at a...
Man can’t force wife to conceive, rules high court
Chandigarh, February 11
In a first, the Punjab and Haryana High Court has ruled that a husband cannot compel his wife to conceive and give birth to his child. Making it clear that relationships that know no limits too...
Mayan tablet decoding rules out 2012 apocalypse
December 01, 2011
Adriana Gomez Licon
MEXICO CITY—The end is not near.
At least that’s according to a German expert who says his decoding of a Mayan tablet with a reference to a 2012 date denotes a transition to a new era and not a...
Ontario judge rules in Sikh temple clash
By Sarah Sacheli, Postmedia News - November 2, 2011
WINDSOR, Ont. — An Ontario judge has ruled in the ongoing power struggle at Windsor's Sikh Cultural Society of Metropolitan, deciding which members are eligible to vote in upcoming elections and...
Zucchini and chickpea pancakes
Zucchini pancakes are one way to use up a lot at once. This version uses chickpea flour instead of wheat flour or eggs, with a little bit of spice in it. It’s great hot or cold, and is a perfect snack, side dish or complete vegan main dish, since...
23 May 2011
The New Rules: Obama's Israel-Palestine Red Herring
World Politics Review
Thomas P.M. Barnett | 23 May 2011
Much of the reaction to President Barack Obama's speech on U.S. Middle East policy last Thursday focused on his reference to Israel's pre-1967 borders as the...
18 April 2011
The New Rules: Strategic Balancing vs. Global Development
Thomas P.M. Barnett - 18 Apr 2011
The World Bank's 2011 World Development Report is out, and this year's version highlights the interplay between "conflict, security, and development." That's a welcome theme to...
If you live with your spouse in a house that is owned by his parents, you might wonder if you will be asked to vacate it on their death if your husband’s siblings demand their share in the property. But the good news is you won’t have to. Under the Hindu Succession Act, there are rules as to how...
UK to introduce tougher rules
to ensure immigrants learn English
PTI, Feb 3, 2011, 05.39pm IST
LONDON: Britain is planning to introduce tougher rules to ensure that immigrants specially from the Indian sub-continent have a "reasonable standard" of English, Prime Minister David Cameron has...
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[CENTER]CHANDIGARH SKYLINE IN DANGER: A TRIBUNE INVESTIGATION - III
This is How the rules were bent
With top politicians as members, the Punjab Government gave special treatment to the Tata housing project, using loopholes to permit 19 towers apart from ensuring two convenient approach...
Supreme Court rules to hang
bride burners to stop barbaric act
Punjab Newsline Network
Saturday, 09 October 2010
NEW DELHI: Unless all those who burn their wives are hanged, the barbaric crime would not stop, the Supreme Court has said.
"This (bride burning) is barbaric and wild...
English rules tightened for immigrant partners
BBC NEWS, UK - Wednesday, 9 June 2010
The new measures will apply to marriages and civil partnerships
Ministers are bringing forward to the autumn measures requiring many immigrants marrying UK citizens to prove they have a command of English...