Democratic Republic of the Congo: News
27 Jun 2023Brazil
Earth lost an area of tropical rainforest larger than the Netherlands or Switzerland last year, according to the latest data released by the World Resources Institute (WRI).
27 Jul 2022United Nations Development Programme
According to a spokesperson for the Border Security Force (BSF), two BSF personnel who were serving with the United Nations peacekeeping mission in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DR Congo) died on Tuesday during violent protests in the country.
18 Jul 2022World Health Organization
Ghana's health ministry verified two cases of the Marburg virus, a highly contagious disease akin to Ebola, on Sunday after two patients died.
26 Jan 2021Netflix
The technology media coverage of the Netflix Android update makes it sound like the streaming service only delivers "studio-quality audio" on smartphones. In reality, the update promises something way more significant for mobile devices.
06 Jan 2021World Health Organization
A year into the coronavirus pandemic, 86 million people have contracted the virus and over 1.8 million have died from it.
26 Dec 2019Tamil Nadu
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 2019India
Before bidding goodbye to 2019, India will catch a glimpse of the year's last solar eclipse.
20 Oct 2019iOS
There's a bunch of weird gadgets out there and the Banana Phone has to be somewhere on the top.
15 Feb 2019Afghanistan
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 2019India
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.
20 Nov 2018India
India and 15 other countries in sub-Saharan Africa accounted for almost 80% of the malaria cases reported globally last year, according to a World Health Organization (WHO) report.
30 Oct 2018World Health Organization
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.
20 Jun 2018India
7,400 people from India filed applications for asylum in the US last year, according to UN Refugee Agency's annual Global Trends report.
19 Jun 2018Syria
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.
30 May 2018India
In the last 70 years, India lost the highest number of its peacekeepers in various United Nations peacekeeping operations with many military, police, and civilian personnel from the country laying down their lives in the line of duty.
24 Oct 2017Animal Rights
Nearly 40-tonnes of trafficked ivory was seized around the world last year, a record high, according to a report by the Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species (CITES).
26 Sep 2017Indian Army
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.
08 Nov 2016World
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 2016Amnesty International
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.