WHO Ebola responder killed in attack on the Boutembo hospital

World Health Organization

Dr Richard Valery Mouzoko Kiboung, an epidemiologist deployed by WHO in the response to the Ebola outbreak in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) was killed in an attack on Butembo University Hospital.

WHO condemns the killing of doctors in the Libyan conflict

World Health Organization

Tripoli, Libya, 8 April 2019 — The World Health Organization strongly condemned the killing of two doctors who had been providing critically needed services to civilians in Tripoli. “It is unacceptable for health workers to be targeted during armed conflict,” emphasized Dr Ahmed Al Mandhari, WHO Regional Director for the Eastern Mediterranean. “Parties in such … Read moreWHO condemns the killing of doctors in the Libyan conflict

Court directs Robert Vadra to appear before ED on Tuesday

obert Vadra appears before ED

New Delhi, Feb 25. A Delhi court on Monday directed Robert Vadra, brother-in-law of Congress President Rahul Gandhi, to join the Enforcement Directorate‘s (ED) investigation in connection with a probe into a money laundering case. Special Judge Arvind Kumar ordered Vadra to appear before the ED on Tuesday. Robert Vadra, who was slated to appear … Read moreCourt directs Robert Vadra to appear before ED on Tuesday

Assam hooch tragedy toll touches 133, CM announces ex-gratia of Rs 2 lakh to the victims’ families

Assam hooch tragedy toll touches 133

Guwahati, Feb 24 (IANS) The death toll in the Assam hooch tragedy increased to 133 on Sunday, with over 200 people hospitalized in Golaghat and Jorhat districts, authorities said. Toll was confirmed by Senior Police officer The toll was confirmed by Additional Director General of Police (Law and Order) Mukesh Agarwal, who added that 10 … Read moreAssam hooch tragedy toll touches 133, CM announces ex-gratia of Rs 2 lakh to the victims’ families

Pulwama fallout : Supreme Court to hear pleas on Kashmiri students attacked

The Supreme Court of India

The Supreme Court is likely to hear on Friday a Public Interest Litigation (PIL) seeking direction to the Centre and the state governments to protect Kashmiri students, who are being targeted across the country in the wake of Pulwama terror attack.

inauspicious : Vande Bharat Express runs over cattle, halted in UP

Vande Bharat Express

Tundla (Uttar Prades), Feb 16. A day after Prime Minister Narendra Modi flagged off the indigenously built Vande Bharat Express to Varanasi from New Delhi, the train made an unscheduled stop for over three hours on Saturday near Tundla in Uttar Pradesh. The train came to a halt 18 km ahead of Tundla station after … Read moreinauspicious : Vande Bharat Express runs over cattle, halted in UP