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Child obesity grows tenfold since 1975: study

Child obesity grows tenfold since 1975: study

By AFP PARIS:  The world had 10 times as many obese children and teenagers last year than in 1975, but underweight kids still outnumbered them, a study said Wednesday.Warning of a “double burden” of malnutrition, researchers said the rate of increase in obesity far outstripped the decline in under-nutrition. “If post-2000 trends continue, child and adolescent […]

One child killed, another injured in hand-grenade explosion in K-P

One child killed, another injured in hand-grenade explosion in K-P

LAKKI MARWAT: One child has been killed while another was left with serious injuries after a hand-grenade detonated in a village in Lakki Marwat on Thursday. The incident took place in the village of Gandi Khan which falls in the Sarai Naurang police jurisdiction. A police official confirmed the news to The Express Tribune. According to […]

Two new child maid abuse cases surfaces in Islamabad, Multan

Two new child maid abuse cases surfaces in Islamabad, Multan

Another torture case involving a child housemaid was registered in Islamabad on Saturday after a 12-year-old alleged that she was physically abused and not allowed to visit home for the past four years. A First Information Report (FIR) was lodged under Section 154 at the Golra Police Station on a complaint filed by the girl […]

Two-child policy showing ‘notable results’, Chinese official

Two-child policy showing ‘notable results’, Chinese official

Two-child policy showing ‘notable results’, Chinese official REUTERS China’s two-child policy is showing “notable results” with the fertility rate expected to rise through to 2020, a senior health official said on Saturday. Speaking to reporters on the sidelines of China’s annual meeting of parliament, Wang Peian, vice-minister of the National Health and Family Planning Commission […]

Child among people stranded in Bati dies

Child among people stranded in Bati dies

QUETTA: A child, among the people stranded in Bati, died on Saturday afternoon. Balochistan Provincial Disaster Management Authority Director General Aslam Tareen said the child might have died of cold. The teams of Frontier Corps, local administration and levies reached the site on foot since the condition of roads in the area does not allow vehicles to reach […]