Democratic Republic of Congo
06 Jan 2021
'Disease X': Scientist who discovered Ebola warns about deadlier pandemics
A year into the coronavirus pandemic, 86 million people have contracted the virus and over 1.8 million have died from it.
26 Dec 2019
Decade's last Solar Eclipse today, people see 'ring of fire'
A rare celestial spectacle started at 8:17 am in India today, as the moon covered the Sun for the last solar eclipse of the decade.
25 Dec 2019
India to witness annular solar eclipse after Christmas: Details here
Before bidding goodbye to 2019, India will catch a glimpse of the year's last solar eclipse.
15 Feb 2019
At least 100,000 babies die in war every year: Report
At least 100,000 babies die every year because of armed conflict and its impact, from hunger to denial of aid, Save the Children International said today.
02 Jan 2019
India records highest number of births on 1st Jan'19: UNICEF
More than 3,95,000 babies were expected to have born around the world on New Year's Day, with India estimated to record the highest number of these births at nearly 70,000, the United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF) said.
24 Dec 2018
Here are world's safest and most-unsafe travel destinations for 2019
As we are stepping into 2019, we have also started making our travel lists.
30 Oct 2018
WHO: Air pollution kills 600,000 children, 7 million people annually
With winter approaching and air quality dropping in North India, the World Health Organization (WHO), on Monday, warned that every year, air pollution kills around 600,000 children under 15 years of age.
15 Aug 2018
41 dead in Ebola's latest outbreak in DR Congo
Forty-one people have died in the latest outbreak of Ebola in DR Congo, health authorities said yesterday, adding that doctors were using a novel drug to treat patients.
19 Jun 2018
Globally, 68.5mn people forcibly displaced from their home, says UN
A record 68.5mn people have been forced to flee their homes due to war, violence, and persecution, notably in places like Myanmar and Syria, a report released by UN refugee agency in Geneva said.
26 Sep 2017
Indian troops rescue 22 potential "child soldiers" from war-torn Congo
Indian Army troops deployed as UN peacekeepers in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) have rescued 22 children from the danger of being turned into "child soldiers" by armed groups.
13 May 2017
WHO declares Ebola outbreak in DR Congo, 1 killed
An Ebola outbreak has been declared in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) by the World Health Organization (WHO).
08 Nov 2016
32 Indian peacekeepers injured, 1 child dead in Congo blast
The Democratic Republic of Congo on Tuesday witnessed an explosion in its eastern region which injured 32 Indian peacekeepers and led to the death of an 8-year-old child.
06 Oct 2016
Global refugee crisis burden being shared unequally
International human rights group Amnesty International stated in a report the burden of global refugee crisis is being shared unfairly as only ten nations are hosting most of the refugees.