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US boy scouts group ends its ban on gay leaders

Jul 28, 2015

US boy scouts group ends its ban on gay leaders

The Boy Scouts of America on Monday ended its blanket ban on gay adult leaders while allowing church-sponsored Scout units to maintain the exclusion for religious reasons. #US #NewsTracker #Human Rights #Gay Rights #conservative #Boy Scouts
Tunisia parliament approves anti-terror law after Islamic State attacks| Reuters

Jul 25, 2015

Tunisia parliament approves anti-terror law after Islamic State attacks| Reuters

TUNIS Tunisia's parliament on Saturday overwhelmingly approved legislation allowing the death penalty for those convicted on terrorism charges after Islamist militant attacks that killed dozens of foreign visitors in the past few months. Last month, a gunman killed 38 mostly British tourists in the Tunisian seaside city of Sousse. In March, two gunmen killed 21 foreign tourists and a policeman at Tunis's Bardo Museum #Technology #Middle East #Argentina #United Kingdom #Latin America #opinion #conservative
A victory for gay rights! Couples in Chile sign up for first civil unions

Jul 10, 2015

A victory for gay rights! Couples in Chile sign up for first civil unions

Gay couples flocked to civil registries in Chile on Thursday to pick a time to celebrate the first same-sex civil unions since their historic approval earlier this year. #NewsTracker #Chile #South America #Gay Rights #conservative #Civil Unions
Protesters throng London to oppose new UK government's austerity plan| Reuters

Jun 20, 2015

Protesters throng London to oppose new UK government's austerity plan| Reuters

LONDON Tens of thousands of anti-austerity protesters massed outside Britain's parliament on Saturday to demonstrate against the newly re-elected Conservative government's plans for further public spending cuts. Holding banners saying "End Austerity Now" and "Defy Tory Rule", protesters had marched from the Bank of England in the heart of London's financial district, in a rally which organisers said drew several hundred thousand people #London #Government #Election #Green #editing #conservatives #conservative
Behind the Niqab: What the world looks like through the veil

May 31, 2015

Behind the Niqab: What the world looks like through the veil

Photographs shot from behind the Niqab, worn by some conservative Muslim women, shows what the world looks like from through the veil. #Egypt #Cairo #ImagesOfTheDay #Veil #Muslim #photos #Niqb #conservative #Hassan Ammar
Queen's speech: More Scottish autonomy, EU referendum and tougher immigration on Tories' agenda

May 27, 2015

Queen's speech: More Scottish autonomy, EU referendum and tougher immigration on Tories' agenda

Britain's first Conservative-only government in nearly two decades on Wednesday unveiled its legislative agenda, confirming plans for tougher immigration policies, a referendum for the EU membership by the end of 2017 and more autonomy for Scotland. #World #NewsTracker #England #EU #Immigration #David Cameron #Scotland #UK #Conservative Party #Britain's Queen Elizabeth #Tories #EU Referendum #EU membership
Wildlife activists cry foul after tiger is shifted from Ranthambore reserve to a biological park

May 18, 2015

Wildlife activists cry foul after tiger is shifted from Ranthambore reserve to a biological park

The shifting of a a tiger called T-24 from the Ranthambore Tiger Reserve to Udaipur's Sajjangarh Biological Park over the alleged killing of a forest guard has lead wildlife experts to believe that there could be serious consequences for the tiger population in the reserve. #NewsTracker #Animals #Tiger #Wildlife #Wildlife Conservation Act #T-24 #Ustad #Ranthambore Tiger Reserve #Sajjangarh Biological Park
Fadnavis govt set to ban digging of borewells beyond 200 feet

May 13, 2015

Fadnavis govt set to ban digging of borewells beyond 200 feet

In order to check the steep decline in groundwater level across Maharashtra, the state government has decided to ban digging of borewells beyond 200 feet. #NewsTracker #Maharashtra government #ban #Water conservation #Maharashta #Water scarcity #CM Devendra Fadnavis #borewells #underground digging #Jalayukta Shivar Yojana
Indian-origin Priti Patel gets cabinet rank in in David Cameron's Conservative team

May 12, 2015

Indian-origin Priti Patel gets cabinet rank in in David Cameron's Conservative team

Prime Minister David Cameron today promoted one of Britain's most prominent Indian-origin MPs Priti Patel by making her the new Employment Minister. #NewsTracker #Government #Cabinet #UK #british #conservatives #Priti Patel David Cameron
Woohoo! Number of Asiatic lions in Gir goes up by 27%: Census puts total number at 523

May 11, 2015

Woohoo! Number of Asiatic lions in Gir goes up by 27%: Census puts total number at 523

The number of Asiatic lions in Gir sanctuary and its surrounding areas has gone up to 523, an increase of 27 per cent since 2010, according to the latest census report. #NewsTracker #Conservation #Success #Gir Lions #Lions #2015 #2010 #cencus #27%