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Sikhism originated in the Punjab region, in northwest India, around 500 years ago. Today the Sikhs are less than 2 percent (1.8%) of India's one billion people. 18 million Sikhs live in the state of Punjab, while the rest have settled in other parts of India, there is a large...
The surge in politically-active athletes has been growing over the past few years, highlighted recently by the furor over San Francisco 49ers reserve quarterback Colin Kaepernick refusing to stand for the national anthem. That’s led some other players to follow suit in a number of different ways. When it comes...
Our lives, the amount of sleep we get, and how well we actually rest during those nighttime hours may change drastically over time. However, one sleep researcher says that our body position in bed could say something about who we are, not just what else is happening in our...
The Justice Department has filed criminal charges against several Chinese government officials, accusing them of stealing American trade secrets through cyber espionage, according to U.S. officials familiar with the case. It's the first time the United States has brought cyber espionage charges against a state actor. Details of the charges are...
JOHANNESBURG — The South African sign language interpreter accused of using fake signs at Nelson Mandela's memorial service this week said he suffered a schizophrenic episode at the event during which he hallucinated and heard voices. Thamsanqa Jantjie made the admissions to Johannesburg's Star newspaper Thursday after allegations that have led to...
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Yesterday I called upon the Commissioner of the Metropolitan Police to arrest a British citizen for incitement to murder. It is an open and shut case. You can watch his lips move on television, broadcast from London, in the wake of the controversial election count in the giant port...
Rumours rife in Pakistan where his family are 'against' the ‘wedding’ to divorced mother-of-three Imran Khan is believed to have married news anchor Reham Khan, 41 Rumours have been around for several months that the pair were an item The cricketer-turned politician divorced Jemima Goldsmith 10 years ago Cricketer-turned-politician Imran Khan...
Media Matters for America put together a collage of Fox Cable News commentators smearing the father of Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl as having a Taliban-like beard and maybe even being a Taliban sympathizer. Thanks to MM4A for the Laura Ingram clip in which she says that if he weren’t so...
Lebanese model-turned-singer Myriam Klink has hit the headlines over the weekend when she publicized her trip to Syria accompanied by two unknown Lebanese politicians to meet with Syrian President Bashar al-Assad. Klink did not expose any details on the supposed meeting, but she did find it necessary to speak out...
Prince Muqrin bin Abdulaziz was declared Saudi Arabia's Crown Prince on Friday shortly after Prince Salman bin Abdulaziz became king, the Saudi Royal Court said in a statement. Both King Salman and Crown Prince Muqrin will receive pledges of allegiance from citizens on Friday evening, the statement said. Prince Muqrin was...