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As NYC declares emergency over measles outbreak in small area, larger city is threatened

A measles outbreak among a small segment of schoolchildren in New York has prompted the city’s Mayor Bill de Blasio to declare the public health crisis an emergency in parts of Brooklyn. But the actual danger is the sheer number of children in the the NYC public school system that go unvaccinated — which threatens… Read More »

Gay Couple Hosts Reception in Mumbai; First Same Sex Wedding Celebration in City After SC Verdict on Section 377

LGBT Representational Image (Photo Credits: Pixabay) Mumbai, February 5: A gay couple hosted their wedding reception at a hotel in Mumbai on February 1. This was the first same-sex wedding celebration in Mumbai after the Supreme Court decriminalised homosexuality under Section 377 of the IPC last year. Vinod Philip, 43, founder of Rainbow Voices Mumbai, India’s… Read More »