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UN environment chief, under fire for travel expenses, resigns

21 Nov 2018

UN environment chief, under fire for travel expenses, resigns

UN environment chief Erik Solheim resigned yesterday after an audit questioning his huge travel expenses triggered an outcry.

UN, India will step up cooperation in counter-terrorism: Antonio Guterres

01 Oct 2018

UN, India will step up cooperation in counter-terrorism: Antonio Guterres

India is an "important partner" of the United Nations in countering terrorism, UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres said, adding there are plans to step up the cooperation between the two in combating terror financing.

DU students collaborate with Tihar Jail for rehabilitation program

23 May 2017

DU students collaborate with Tihar Jail for rehabilitation program

Tihar Jail, in collaboration with Delhi university's social work students, launched a four-day residential camp in its premises on May 22 to find new ideas for rehabilitation of prisoners.

El Salvador goes 24 hours without a single murder

15 Jan 2017

El Salvador goes 24 hours without a single murder

An average Wednesday in El Salvador turned out to be a remarkable one, not because of what happened, but because of what didn't.

Typhoon kills 1, dampens Philippines Christmas

27 Dec 2016

Typhoon kills 1, dampens Philippines Christmas

Typhoon Nock-Ten killed one person and cut power to five provinces, dampening Christmas celebrations in the Philippines; officials said it has now weakened significantly.

Philippines on red alert; Nock-Ten typhoon heading its way

25 Dec 2016

Philippines on red alert; Nock-Ten typhoon heading its way

The US Joint Typhoon Warning Center said that the Nock-Ten typhoon was roaring towards the east coast of Philippines.

New anti-trafficking law up for Cabinet authorization

29 Oct 2016

New anti-trafficking law up for Cabinet authorization

The draft Trafficking of Persons (Prevention, Protection and Rehabilitation) Bill, 2016 has been sent by the Ministry of Women and Child Development to the Cabinet for its approval.

Violent crime rate of the US increased, says FBI

28 Sep 2016

Violent crime rate of the US increased, says FBI

The Federal Bureau of Investigation released its annual report, which revealed the crime rate of the US in 2015 increased compared to that of 2014.

Telangana unveils unique prison tourism facility

20 Aug 2016

Telangana unveils unique prison tourism facility

The Telangana Prisons Department unveiled a unique prison tourism program called "Feel the Prison".