Monday, 16 September 2019

Tag Archives: children

Let your children pursue their dreams: Maya Ali

LOLLYWOOD: Give your children a chance to do what they want, be it acting or anything else, says actor and model Maya Ali. Ali, who has been very honest about her family disapproving of her career in the entertainment industry, recently spoke to BBC Asian Network and shared how she struggled to get ...

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World Renowned Ex-UN official jailed for child abuse

LONDON: A former UN official has been jailed for sexually abusing children in Nepal, officials said Tuesday, following a trial underscoring the country’s growing appeal for foreign paedophiles. Peter John Dalglish, 62, from Canada, a former high-profile humanitarian worker, was sentenced on Monday to terms of nine and seven years ...

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Selena calls migrant camps ‘absolutely inhumane’

LOS ANGELES: Selena Gomez is weighing in on the controversial migrant detainment camps being operated at the United States’ southern border, calling the conditions and the treatment of children “absolutely inhumane.” “Kids in cages! Sleeping on concrete floors with aluminum blankets! No access to simple dignities! How is this still ...

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Anger in India as lychee-linked brain fever kills 113 children

PATNA: Ten more children died Tuesday from a mysterious brain fever potentially linked to lychees, officials said, taking the death toll to 113 this month and sparking angry protests in India s poorest Bihar state. Sixty children, mostly under the age of 10 and malnourished, are undergoing treatment after an ...

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Rise in attacks on Afghan schools alarming: UNICEF

KABUL: A latest UNICEF report has pointed out alarming rise in the attacks on schools in the war-torn Afghanistan. The report released on Tuesday has counted around 200 attacks on schools last year alone, thereby cutting children’s access to education amid worsening security situation. Attacks on schools have surged from ...

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Seven children killed in Yemen attack: UNICEF

SANA: Seven children were killed in an attack on the city of Taez last week, the United Nations’ agency for children said in a statement Sunday. The victims – aged between 4 and 14 – “were killed on Friday in an attack on the Mawiyah district”, UNICEF added. Taez, in ...

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Want children, not their mother, says Salman Khan

BOLLYWOOD: Salman Khan who’s been ruling Bollywood for three decades has finally expressed his inner desire to have children but that too with a catch. The star actor wants to father children but wants to do away with the responsibility of the mother. Salman Khan, 53, talking to Mumbai mirror; ...

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Fifty children saved as Interpol bust dark web

BANGKOK: International police group Interpol said Thursday that nine people had been arrested in Thailand, Australia and the US and 50 children had been rescued after investigators took down an online paedophilia ring. More arrests were expected as police in nearly 60 countries pursue investigations stemming from an Interpol operation ...

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19 million Bangladeshi children are at risk: United Nations

UN: The lives and futures of more than 19 million Bangladeshi children are at risk from the colossal impact of devastating floods, cyclones and other environmental disasters linked to climate change, according to a report by the United Nations children’s agency released Friday. The UNICEF report said the estimate includes ...

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