World Food Programme is currently providing assistance to more than one million people in Gaza.
WHO is helping Palestinians set up a limb reconstruction unit in Nasser hospital in southern Gaza.
Five Palestinians died on Sunday in surging cross-border fighting while Israel alleged that rockets from Gaza killed three people in an Israeli city.
The dangerous escalation in Gaza and the tragic loss of innocent lives is a matter of deep concern, as it will further bruise the already-tottering peace efforts. Among the Palestinians killed by the Israeli strikes were a pregnant woman and her 14-month-old niece, which is a clear indication
The Brazil, Russia, India, China, South Africa (BRICS) grouping is a complex formation in geographical and ideological terms. It spans four continents – Asia, Europe, Africa, and South America – and spans democracy and communist polities. Formed in 2009, the group has managed to survive despite the tensions between China and India, and it is now poised to expand. Iran and Argentina want to join the group. Pakistan too is apparently keen to be part of it, though Islamabad has complained that India is posing an obstacle.
Droupadi Murmu, the first woman tribal leader to file her nomination for the top constitutional post of the country, is a seasoned politician from Odisha coupled with an extensive background in the field of academics reflects that she will uplift the tribal sections of the country. Droupadi Murmu, who was declared BJP-led NDA’s presidential candidate, is a former Governor of Jharkhand and a former Odisha minister.
Ecuador in north-west south America is experiencing the economic effects of the COVID-19 pandemic with the economy shrinking, and the people unable to bear the costs of living. It is the same problem that many countries in Europe, Africa and Asia are facing too.