Children

Can the country afford seven children per family, asks CJP

Can the country afford seven children per family, asks CJP

Chief Justice of Pakistan (CJP) Mian Saqib Nisar on Tuesday expressed surprise over a debate regarding family planning and its connection to religion, wondering “what the nation had gotten itself into”. Is the country capable of supporting seven children per family, he asked. “The rate at which the population is growing in the country is […]

1.2bn children threatened by war, poverty, discrimination: study

1.2bn children threatened by war, poverty, discrimination: study

More than half of the world’s children are threatened by conflict, poverty or sexual discrimination, Save the Children said in a report published on Wednesday.Entitled “Many Faces of Exclusion”, the study ranked 175 countries in terms of the threat of child labour, exclusion from education, child marriage and early pregnancy.It found that 1.2 billion children […]

Priyanka urges world to step up support for Rohingya women, children

Priyanka urges world to step up support for Rohingya women, children

DHAKA (Reuters) – Bollywood actress and UNICEF goodwill ambassador Priyanka Chopra called on the international community on Thursday to step up support for Rohingya women and children who fled to Bangladesh from a military crackdown in Myanmar. A military response to insurgent attacks on police posts and an army base in northern Rakhine state last […]

Senate discussed the Bill seeking public hanging of those found guilty of kidnapping or raping children under fourteen 

Senate discussed the Bill seeking public hanging of those found guilty of kidnapping or raping children under fourteen 

Asghar Ali Mubarak: January, 25, 2018 Islamabad; Senate of Pakistan in its session today discussed the Bill seeking public hanging of those found guilty of kidnapping or raping children under the age of 14 which was proposed by Chairman Senate Standing Committee on Interior Senator A. Rehman Malik and was unanimously approved by the Committee […]

Lahoriite celebrates Mother’s Day with triplets

Lahoriite celebrates Mother’s Day with triplets

LAHORE:  There are millions of women who long for just one child, but a lucky Lahoriite woman was blessed with three kids in one go, that too just ahead of Mothers’ Day. She and her three offspring are safe and healthy, while the woman can celebrate Mother’s Day in its true spirit. The young woman, […]

Sargodha man planned to take children to Norway to film pornographic videos: FIA

Sargodha man planned to take children to Norway to film pornographic videos: FIA

Web Desk   A man who was arrested on Tuesday in a child pornography bust in Sargodha had planned on travelling to Norway with children from his town to produce pornographic content, the Federal Investigation Agency (FIA) told Dawn.comon Thursday. Saadat Amin had asked one James Lindstorm, his main client in Norway, to arrange for […]

Children who spend more time on social media feel less happy, says study

Children who spend more time on social media feel less happy, says study

By News Desk Children who spend more time on social media are likely to feel less happy in most aspects of their lives, a study has revealed. The research, published in Social Science Research Network [SSRN], was conducted by a team of economists at the University of Sheffield who found that the use of social […]

Two children injured in unprovoked Indian firing along LoC: FO

Two children injured in unprovoked Indian firing along LoC: FO

Two children injured in unprovoked Indian firing along LoC: FO Two minors were injured in “unprovoked” cross-border firing along the Line of Control in Azad Jammu and Kashmir on Saturday night, Foreign Office Spokesperson Nafees Zakaria said in a tweet. Follow M. Nafees Zakaria ✔@ForeignOfficePk Unprovoked #CFVbyIndia again targeted innocent civilians at LoC Nikial Sec […]

11 children killed as bus runs into Muslim procession in Nigeria

11 children killed as bus runs into Muslim procession in Nigeria

Eleven children were killed when a bus driver lost control of his vehicle and ploughed into a Muslim procession marking the birthday of Prophet Muhammad (PBUH) in northern Nigeria, police said Wednesday. The accident Tuesday in Malam Sidi village in Gombe state was due to a brake failure, Ahmed Usman, the spokesperson for police, said. […]

Haunting Amazon ruins await adventurous World Cup visitors

Haunting Amazon ruins await adventurous World Cup visitors

PARICATUBA, Brazil – If Hollywood were to set a psychological thriller in the Amazon rainforest, the haunting Paricatuba Ruins would be the perfect backdrop. Massive root structures poke through the foundations of the once-stately neo-classical edifice, across the Rio Negro from the jungle metropolis of Manaus, one of the cities set to host World Cup […]