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In A First, Women Allowed To Perform Kirtan In Golden Temple

The Punjab Assembly, in a move to end years of discrimination, unanimously passed a resolution urging the Akal Takht and the Shiromani Gurdwara Parbandhak Committee to allow Sikh women to sing hymns in the sanctum sanctorum of the Golden Temple in Amritsar. 

New Zealand Passes Landmark ‘Zero Carbon’ Bill

New Zealand went a step ahead in working towards saving the Earth as lawmakers passed a ‘Zero Carbon’ bill which is hoped to reduce the country’s greenhouse gas emissions to a near-neutral level by 2050. The bill is part of