Nidan Singh, the Afghan Sikh who was kidnapped a month ago in Afghanistan and released recently, arrived in Delhi on July 26 along with his family and a delegation of Afghan Sikhs. Several among them shared their horrific experience. An Afghan Sikh said, "I was tied to a tree and beaten. They used to beat me, asked me to become a Muslim. They used to force us to say that we are Indian spy." Nidan Singh shared his experience and said, "Their thinking is so small, not everyone is bad there but majority is not good. We were called 'Kafirs'." Nidan Singh was kidnapped last month from a Gurdwara in Afghanistan and was released by his captor few days ago. 11 Afghan Sikhs, including Nidan, have been given short-term visa by Indian Embassy.
Nidan Singh, the Afghan Sikh who was kidnapped a month ago in Afghanistan and released recently, arrived in Delhi on July 26. He was accompanied by his family and a delegation of Afghan Sikhs. Nidan Singh was kidnapped last month from a Gurdwara in Afghanistan and was released by his captor few days ago. 11 Afghan Sikhs, including Nidan, given short-term visa by Indian Embassy. India has thanked the Afghanistan government for the safe return of Nidan Singh, who is among the people from minority communities facing persecution there. Only a handful of Hindus, Sikhs and other communities are left in Afghanistan where their security situation has become more grim after the massacre in Gurdwara Guru Har Rai in Kabul earlier this year.
[NFA] President Donald Trump signed executive orders on Saturday partly restoring enhanced unemployment payments to the tens of millions of Americans who lost jobs in the coronavirus pandemic, as the United States marked a grim milestone of 5 million cases. Freddie Joyner has more.
Larry Kudlow is against Americans getting any further weekly payments of $600 as supplemental unemployment benefits. CNN reports the top economic adviser to President Donald Trump reasons, if you get paid more to stay at home than go to work, why would you go to work? I think it is a disincentive to go back to work. We think we can create a much better balance to provide incentives to come back to work.
President Donald Trump won't be able to delay proceedings in a defamation lawsuit filed against him by E. Jean Carroll. The move by a New York state Supreme Court judge on Thursday allows the longtime magazine columnist E. Jean Carroll to pursue his DNA sample. The DNA sample is needed as part of an effort to prove claims he sexually assaulted her in the 1990s.
Liberty University officials say Jerry Falwell Jr. is taking an 'indefinite leave of absence from his roles' as president and chancellor. The son of the late Jerry Falwell, Falwell Jr. is a top evangelical Christian personality in the US, and a prominent supporter of President Donald Trump. According to HuffPost, Falwell shared ― and then deleted ― a photo on Instagram in which his pants were unbuttoned and unzipped.
CNN says the US intelligence community's top election security official has made an interesting remark... ...That China "prefers" an outcome where President Donald Trump is not reelected in November. He also said Russia is working to denigrate former Vice President Joe Biden's White House bid.
Yoga is a very popular form of exercise. And why not? According to Business Insider, yoga provides a lot of great health benefits. One major benefit is better sleep. Yoga practitioners strengthening core muscles. They also improve depression symptoms. Finally, yoga helps with stress management.
iPhone 12 expected to launch in the fall. Business Insider reports that this is the worst time to purchase a new iPhone. Insider said buyers should wait for the newest model that's expected to come with 5G support and the latest Apple processor. Some consumers don't care about having the latest iPhone. Apple typically discounts certain older models when introducing new ones. Consumers in need of a cheaper iPhone can pick up an iPhone SE for $399.
Walmart delayed the July launch of its subscription service. Business Insider reports that Walmart needs to debut soon to avoid missing out on holiday sales. The 2020 holiday shopping season is most likely going to move entirely online. Walmart+ has a clear chance to highlight its value to consumers. Walmart was originally set to introduce its Walmart+ subscription service this spring. It pushed the debut back to July due to the coronavirus pandemic, but its launch has now been postponed again.
Nintendo surged as much as 6% on Thursday, reports Business Insider. The video game company said first-quarter earnings soared 428% while sales more than doubled. Video game companies have seen a surge in business since the COVID-19 pandemic outbreak. Consumers are looking to entertain and distract themselves while sheltering in place. Driving the strength in Nintendo's business included growing demand for its Nintendo Switch.
On Thursday, the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said up to 20% of pregnant women in the U.S. drink alcohol during their first trimester. According to Business Insider the CDC also said that more than 10% admit to binge drinking during that time. In addition, nearly 5% reported consuming alcohol at least once during the second and third trimesters, the CDC said. Nearly 40% indicated that they also used at least one other substance , commonly tobacco and marijuana.