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Ohio Amish girl, family flee to avoid forced chemo

Ohio Amish girl

An attorney for a 10-year-old Amish girl with leukemia and her parents says the family has fled their home in Ohio, leaving the country at one point to stop her from being forced to resume chemotherapy treatments. The attorney says the family left just days before a state appeals court appointed a guardian to take over medical decisions for the ... Read More »

Nigeria bottles of beer, smashed by Islamic police (VIDEO)

Nigeria bottles of beer

Police enforcing Islamic law in Kano State on Wednesday destroyed some 240,000 bottles of beer, the latest move in a wider crackdown on behaviour deemed “immoral” in the area. The bottles had been confiscated from trucks coming into the city in recent weeks, said officials from the Hisbah, the patrol team which enforces the strict Islamic law, known as Sharia. ... Read More »

76 percent of sikhs live in northern india State of Punjab

76 percent of sikhs live in northern india State of Punjab

Population of Sikhs in the world is around 27 million. That makes Sikhs 0.39% of the world population. Out of these 27 million approximately 83% live in India with 76% of all Sikhs living in Punjab.This is the only place where Sikhs are in the majority. Other Indian states where Sikhs have substantial population i.e greater than 200,000 are Haryana, ... Read More »

Christianity : Three Prayers of Thanksgiving

Christianity Prayers of Thanksgiving

Out of the biblical doctrine of the “Fatherhood” of God naturally arises the concept of prayer. What child does not need, and wish, to communicate with his father? Thus, in the “model prayer,” the Lord taught his disciples to pray: “Our Father in heaven” (Matthew 6:9). One manifestation of prayer that should flow abundantly from the heart of the Christian ... Read More »

Roots of Baha’i faith : started in the 19th Century Persia, History

Roots of Baha'i faith : started in the 19th Century Persia, History

The Baha’i Faith is an independent monotheistic religion with its own sacred scriptures, its own laws, calendar, and holy days. It has no clergy and its affairs are administered by freely elected governing councils that operate at the local, national, and international levels. The chronology below follows the history of the Baha’i Faith from its birth in mid-19th century Persia ... Read More »

Guru Nanak : Celebratory Nagar Kirtan procession to attract thousands

White House celebrates Guru Nanak Sahib Ji's Gurpurab

Amritsar, Punjab: In view of the approaching foundation day of the GNDU, a two-day 28th Annual National Seminar on Guru Nanak Dev’s Contribution to Indian Philosophy was organised by the Department of Guru Nanak Studies today in the university’s conference hall. As many as 50 scholars from various parts of the country are participating in this seminar. Avtar Singh Makkar, ... Read More »

Dan Rather Rips CBS News Over JFK Snub : Goes to NBC

Dan Rather Rips CBS News Over JFK Snub

New York • CBS News hasn’t invited Dan Rather back to participate in its 50th-anniversary coverage of the Kennedy assassination, but images of the longtime anchor who parted bitterly with the network will be a part of its upcoming documentary on how the story unfolded that day. Rather helped organize CBS’ plans for President John F. Kennedy’s visit to Dallas ... Read More »

Childhood toys that are worth a fortune : TOP 10

Childhood toys that are worth a fortune

Don’t worry, we’re not talking about some diamond-encrusted Barbie or a mini-Lamborghini. No, these toys are somewhere in a closet and, quite possibly, you might have played with them in your childhood. They are hard-to-find toys and collectibles that, for whatever reason, are holy grails in the collecting world. Right now they could be sitting in your closet with the ... Read More »

Postal worker killed in Maryland was from Rock Hill (VIDEO)

Postal worker killed in Maryland was from Rock Hill (VIDEO)

LANDOVER, Md. – A postal worker was shot to death while delivering mail about 10 miles from the nation’s capital, police said. Police found Tyson Jerome Barnette, 26, dead from apparent gunshot wounds after a call to a Landover street. It’s rare for a postal worker to be killed while delivering mail, a U.S. Postal Service spokesman said. A postal ... Read More »