Her skin looks pale and her legs are flexed. Even at 21, Aasia seems to have carried the weight of the world on her tender shoulders. And perhaps, this burden was all too much for her to bear: Aasia is in hospital after ingesting rat poison in an attempt to end her life. Standing beside her is an elderly man, her father, while her mother is sitting on a vacant bed next to her. Being the only daughter remaining in the house after the marriage of her six elder sisters, he claims she is loved unconditionally. Little did the parents know the toll such taunts were taking on Aasia.
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Pakistan win by 94 runs! Shaheen finishes with six. What a performance! Shaheen nicks off Shakib for 64 Is that the game? We've seen the pace. Now he shows the poise! Shakib brings up his fifth fifty of CWC19 To go with two hundreds.
Images of the year-old model, who has been romantically linked to Prince Harry, have been circulated on the internet - with hundreds of girls pledging to starve themselves so that their legs, like hers, do not touch above the knee. But experts warned that it was not a healthy look and is often the result of malnourishment or photo retouching. Thanks mum. Yet most of the pictures we see in adverts show grown women with thighs that do not meet when they stand upright.
Their odyssey will come to an end, one way or the other, here in Kolkata, the city of endless night. It seems somehow fitting, thinks Sanam Khan, as she takes off her helmet to wipe the sweat off her brow, that the journey that she and her teammates embarked upon six months ago, which has taken them halfway round the world, from the well-manicured parks of Australia and New Zealand to the heat and dust of India, will finish here on the banks of Hooghly river, in a city that was seemingly built for epics, in a stadium with the most romantic name in the world. Eden Gardens. Sanam is once again stunned by the roar of the crowd. The noise of a hundred thousand people, all willing you to fail, is like a physical force, a malevolent spirit that looms over the two young women standing at the centre of the wicket.