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Zainab's rape, murder sparks child sexual abuse debate

Zainab’s rape, murder sparks child sexual abuse debate

Zainab’s rape, murder sparks child sexual abuse debate

TRIBUNAL DESK: A minor girl’s rape and murder earlier this month has sent a shock wave across Pakistan. The incident has drawn a wide public outcry, with many celebrities openly talking against child sexual abuse in the South Asian nation. Zainab Fatima Ameen, a seven-year-old girl from the city of Kasur in central Punjab, was

Monitor says 450 Yemeni civilians killed in December

Monitor says 450 Yemeni civilians killed in December

Desk Report: At least 450 civilians were killed in Yemen during December, according to a new report by a human rights monitor. The Geneva-based SAM Organisation for Right and Liberties, in its report published on Wednesday said the killings were part of 1,937 violations committed throughout the country in December, including physical assaults, violation to


Cake festival in Rangpur calls for nurturing Bengali cultural heritages

Rangpur Correspondent: A ‘Pitha Utsab cake festival ended on RCCI School and College premises on Monday with a call for nurturing and preserving rich Bengali cultural heritages. The students of RCCI School and College established and run by Rangpur Chamber of Commerce and Industry RCCI organized the festival with a view to introducing urban people

Rohingya children at risk during cyclone, monsoon Unicef

Rohingya children at risk during cyclone, monsoon: Unicef

Desk Report: The health and safety of more than 520,000 Rohingya children living in overcrowded camps and informal settlements in the district face possible greater risk in the upcoming cyclone and monsoon seasons, Unicef warned on Tuesday. “As we get closer to the cyclone and monsoon seasons, what is already a dire humanitarian situation risks


World’s Longest Wedding Dress

Tribunal Desk A Guinness World Record has been set in France for the world’s longest wedding dress train, measuring over 8,095 metres long. Construction company Dynamic Projects, with the help of 15 volunteers, spent two months stitching individual pieces of the train before sewing them all together to form a whole. The team also incorporated

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Man charged with killing 160 owls

Tribunal Desk Adam SmithSaturday 16 Dec 2017 2:47 pm Share this article with Facebook Share this article with Twitter Share this article with Google Plus Share this article through email 55 Frederick Corder is accused of killing upto 160 owls (Picture: Getty) A bird hunter has been accused of killing 160 owls and hawks over


The Bird with the killer blue beak

Tribunal Desk The helmet vanga (Euryceros prevostii) is the most unique of birds – its bright blue beak setting it apart from the rest. Vanga’s are only found in the wet, eastern forests of Madagascar. There are around 20 species of the bird on the island, all descended from the same ancestor species. No one