title=”Singapore court rejects gay man’s bid to adopt biological son” data-text=”Singapore court rejects gay man’s bid to adopt biological son” dir=”auto” class=”headline”>Singapore court rejects gay man’s bid to adopt biological son

By John Geddie SINGAPORE, Dec 28 : A Singapore court has rejected a gay Singaporean doctor’s bid to adopt his biological child because he was born by a surrogate mother in the United States through a procedure not available for unmarried couples in the island state. Singapore is in many ways a vibrant, modern society […]

US appeals court hears arguments on Trump travel ban

By Tom James and Dan Levine SEATTLE/SAN FRANCISCO, Dec 7 : A U.S. appeals court on Wednesday wrestled with a bid by President Donald Trump to show that his latest travel ban targeting people from six Muslim-majority countries is legal. The 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals hearing in Seattle came two days after the […]

US top court weighs baker’s refusal to make cake for gay couple

By Lawrence Hurley WASHINGTON, Dec 5 : The US Supreme Court on Tuesday is set to hear arguments in a major case on whether certain businesses can refuse service to gay couples if they oppose same-sex marriage on religious grounds in a dispute involving a conservative Christian baker in Colorado who declined to make a […]

Trial Court Judge tried to solve Aarushi murder case like math puzzle

Allahabad, Oct 13 (IANS) The Allahabad High Court came down heavily on the trial court Judge in the Arushi Talwar murder case, saying he took evidence and circumstances of the case for granted and tried to solve it like a maths teacher or a film director, trying to give concrete shape to his own imagination […]

Turkey begins trial of hunger striking teachers amid protests

By Ece Toksabay ANKARA, Sept 14 : Turkish police used tear gas to disperse protesters outside a courthouse in Ankara on Thursday at the start of the trial of two teachers who have been on hunger strike since losing their jobs in a crackdown following last year’s failed coup. Literature professor Nuriye Gulmen and primary […]