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Mazari writes to UNICEF demanding Priyanka’s removal as ambassador

08 August, 2019 2:44 pm 2:44 pm

ISLAMABAD (92 News) – Federal Minister for Human Rights Shireen Mazari wrote a letter to UNICEF executive director and demanded to remove Bollywood actor Priyanka Chopra as UN’s ambassador for peace. In the letter, Shireen Mazari said that the occupational forces of India were undertaking activities that went against all norms of human decency and … Read More

WHO study likens palm oil lobbying to tobacco and alcohol industries

01 January, 2019 9:32 am 9:32 am

GENEVA (Reuters) – The palm oil industry is deploying tactics similar to those of the alcohol and tobacco industries to influence research into the health effects of its product, a study published by the World Health Organization said on Tuesday. Evidence of the health impact of palm oil is mixed, with some studies linking consumption … Read More

A child dies every five seconds, and most are preventable deaths: UN

09 September, 2018 11:36 am 11:36 am

LONDON (Reuters) – An estimated 6.3 million children died before their 15th birthdays in 2017, or one every five seconds, mostly due to a lack of water, sanitation, nutrition and basic healthcare, according to report by United Nations agencies on Tuesday. The vast majority of these deaths , 5.4 million , occur in the first … Read More