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Child hunger serious in India while its economy grows fast

Child hunger serious in India while its economy grows fast

A global hunger index has been released showing about 20 percent of Indian children under age 5 suffer from acute under-nutrition in the same week the International Monetary Fund projected India to be the world’s fastest-growing economy, exposing stark contrasts in the South Asian country. The 2018 Global Hunger Index published Thursday ranks India at […]

October 12, 2018 | By | Reply More
Indian mob lynches woman on rumors of child kidnapping

Indian mob lynches woman on rumors of child kidnapping

A woman was lynched in central India on rumors that she was part of a gang that kidnapped children, police said Monday, days after the highest court called for immediate steps to control deadly mob violence across the country. The Indian government announced Monday that it is setting up two committees to recommend appropriate ways […]

July 24, 2018 | By | Reply More
Child kidnap rumours spark five more Indian mob attacks

Child kidnap rumours spark five more Indian mob attacks

Indian police urged people Wednesday not to believe false rumours spread on WhatsApp after a woman was killed and a dozen hurt in the latest mob attacks to leave authorities looking powerless. In the worst of the five assaults in the western state of Gujarat on Tuesday, a destitute woman, Shantadevi Nath, and three others […]

June 27, 2018 | By | Reply More
Child crawling around in the dirt while his parents lie drunk in the street

Child crawling around in the dirt while his parents lie drunk in the street

The mother and father are now facing child cruelty charges and their son has been taken into care. Heartbreaking footage has emerged showing a child crawling around in the dirt while his parents lie drunk in the street. The mother and father are now facing child cruelty charges after passing out TWICE while caring for the […]

May 13, 2017 | By | Reply More
Egyptian PM condemns deadly attack on Copts

Egyptian PM condemns deadly attack on Copts

Oct 21, –  Prime Minister Hazem el-Beblawi said in a statement on Monday that the attack on Sunday night was a “callous and criminal act.” He says such attacks will “not succeed in sowing divisions between the nation’s Muslims and Christians.” Egypt’s interim prime minister has condemned an attack outside a Cairo Coptic church that […]

October 21, 2013 | By | Reply More
Study finds: Sleepless Nights May Hurt School Performance of Kids With Asthma

Study finds: Sleepless Nights May Hurt School Performance of Kids With Asthma

May 21, – Urban elementary school children with poorly controlled asthma are likely to experience sleep problems and suffer academically, new research indicates. “In our sample of urban school children, aged seven to nine, we found that compromised lung function corresponded with both poor sleep efficiency and impaired academic performance,” said study author Daphne Koinis-Mitchell, […]

May 21, 2013 | By More