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Eight-year-old drowns at Karachi’s Sandspit Beach

An eight-year-old boy drowned at Karachi’s Sandspit Beach on Sunday. Workers from rescue services searched the beach for his body for hours. According to them, the boy, eight-year-old Meesum, came to the beach with his family for a picnic. He was swimming in the water when a strong current carried him away. The family lives…

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Parents forgive PML-N leader’s guard who ‘accidentally’ shot their son

The parents of a nine-year-old boy who was shot by a PML-N leader’s armed bodyguard have forgiven the man. Nine-year-old Mazhar was shot by PML-N candidate Aslam Bhatti’s bodyguard at a corner meeting on Tuesday night in Kot Lakhpat area of Lahore. The meeting was held at Bhatti’s office in NA-133. The guard’s gun accidentally…

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‘Hero’ Malian saves child in spectacular Paris rescue

A young Malian man was hailed a hero on Sunday after he sprang into action to save a four-year-old child hanging from a fourth-floor balcony by single-handedly scaling the facade of the building and hauling the youngster to safety. Without a thought for his own safety, Mamoudou Gassama took just seconds to reach the child…

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Militant family uses child in suicide bomb attack on Indonesian police

A family of Islamist militants in Indonesia carried an eight-year-old into a suicide bomb attack against police in Surabaya on Monday, a day after another militant family killed 13 people in suicide attacks on three churches in the same city. The suicide bombers rode two motorbikes up to a checkpoint outside a police station and…

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Parental diet before conception affects child’s health

A child’s health can be compromised not only by a mother who smokes or drinks during pregnancy, but by the obesity and poor diet of both parents well before the act of procreation, researchers said Tuesday, reported AFP. What a mother and father eat, and whether they are seriously overweight, in other words, can have…

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Teacher breaks arm of five-year-old in Okara

OKARA: A teacher broke the arm of a five-year-old-student in Okara. The teacher of a private school flogged the child over not learning a chapter. He escaped from the school after torturing the child. The child was taken to a hospital for immediate medical treatment. Deputy Commissioner Okara took notice of the incident and formed…

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Shangla court hands down death sentence to child killer

SWAT: An anti-terrorism court has sentenced a man to death for the rape and murder of a five-year-old girl in Shangla, a prosecutor said on Wednesday. “The court has handed down death sentence to Jumaraz on three counts in the rape and murder of the little girl,” government prosecutor Saeed Naeem said. The court also…

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Wasim trains six-year-old ‘sensation’ from Chichawatni

KARACHI: Pakistani cricketing legend Wasim Akram trained a six-year-old boy from Chichawatni. The ex-cricketer posted the pictures of himself training Hasan. He added, “Really enjoyed myself spending quality time with Hasan, young sensation from Chichawatni. Unbelievable skills at his age remember that he is only six and a half. #brightfuture” “Explaining the importance of front…

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Video: Mahira Khan wants to meet this little fan

NEWS DESK: Pakistani beauty Mahira Khan took to Twitter to express her happiness over a video of a little child who says that she wants to meet the Verna star. Mahira retweeted the video, saying: “This is so cute! Someone get me in touch with this little one.” This is so cute! Someone get me…

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This child wrote to Zara, asking to model for their boy’s section

NEWS DESK: A seven-year-old girl has written to Zara asking to model for their boy’s section because she thinks girls should be encouraged to wear the range too, reported The Independent. Seven-year-old Eliza Brichto sent a handwritten letter to the fashion retailer offering to model for them and explained that she’s their number one fan….

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Child murdered after being raped in Burewala

BUREWALA: A 12-year old child was murdered after being gang raped in Punjab tehsil of Burewala. According to Police, twelve-year-old Ali Manzoor went for tuitions two days ago but did not return. His body was found in bushes near P.I. Link Canal. The child’s body was sent to a hospital for post mortem. The petition…

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Video: This eight-year-old raped in Karachi awaits justice

KARACHI: This eight-year-old child who was raped in Karachi awaits justice. Watch this report about the child who was made to suffer this heinous act:

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Asma Jahangir asks SC, PEMRA to act against TV anchor for 37 bank accounts sham

ISLAMABAD: Outspoken human rights campaigner and former president of Supreme Court Bar Association (SCBA) Asma Jahangir has lashed out at a senior anchorperson  and his TV channel for a false claim about the existence of an international child porn ring in Kasur. Ms Jahangir also called for the Supreme Court of Pakistan (SCP) and the…

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Ali Zafar lashes out at cleric who killed child in Karachi

NEWS DESK: A nine-year-old boy died after a severe beating he received from his religious teacher in Karachi. Reacting to the news, pop singer Ali Zafar took to Twitter to lash out at the maulvi. He demanded that the state come up with a “complete and cohesive plan” to protect “our children from this culture…

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Two jailed over sexually assaulting minor in Karachi

KARACHI: A local court in Karachi sent two criminals to jail for sexually attacking a deaf and mute girl here on Saturday. According to details, a court in Malir district of Karachi handed 22-year jail sentence to Sajid and Muneer over gang raping a disabled child. Sajid and Muneer had raped the child after kidnapping…

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Four-year-old Mardan child was tortured and strangulated

MARDAN: A four-year-old child’s body was found in the sugarcane fields in Mardan’s Chandarpar Mohallah neighborhood Sunday evening. The post-mortem of the body has confirmed that the child had been strangulated. Torture marks were also found on her body, said the Saddar police. Whether the child was raped or molested will be established after the forensic report,…

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Raped minor being treated in Lahore

LAHORE: The six-year-old minor who survived sexual assault in Kasur is being provided free of charge treatment at the Institute of Child Health and Children’s Hospital in Lahore, said the facility’s dean, Prof Masood Sadiq. According to Prof Sadiq, six-year-old Kainat Batool was readmitted two days back with an upper respiratory tract problem. He said Kainat…

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Imran Khan offers treatment for Kasur child abuse survivor

ISLAMABAD: Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) Chairman Imran Khan said that Shaukat Khanum Memorial Hospital was ready to provide medical treatment to Kainat Batool. The six-year-old girl is one of the 12 victims who were abducted, subjected to sexual assault and dumped in a heap of trash in Kasur. She is the only survivor. “I am contacting Nadia…

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Kiran Naz gets world fame after program on Zainab

International media houses and broadcasters has started taking interviews of Samaa’s newscaster Kiran Naz after she conducted a program on ill-fated little girl Zainab. The program went a long way to shake the international conscience as the newscaster becomes a loud and clear voice of the wronged girl. With an emotional intro on Zainab, Kiran…

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Funeral prayer of Kasur firing victims offered

KASUR: The funeral prayer for the eternal peace of the people who were killed in yesterday’s straight fire by police in Kasur, have been offered Thursday evening. The outraged people including the families of the bereaved families were out on roads since this morning to protest the killing of Shoaib and Muhammed Ali. The outraged…

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Shehbaz Sharif forms JIT to probe Zainab incident

LAHORE: Punjab Chief Minister Shehbaz Sharif said that the accused of raping and murdering a minor girl in Kasur will not remain unpunished. In a statement from Lahore, on his return from Kasur after meeting the bereaved family, he said that he has directed the police to arrest the accused immediately, so that he may…

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