United Nations Office
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
20 Aug 2016
Telangana unveils unique prison tourism facility
The Telangana Prisons Department unveiled a unique prison tourism program called "Feel the Prison".