Nearly 140 Indian soldiers, who are part of United Nations peace-keeping force in Haiti, will be administered cholera vaccine after the UN reportedly ordered a probe on how they had landed in the Caribbean country without the mandatory vaccination.Haiti has been grappling with a cholera outbreak and the UN has been part of massive effort to contain the disease. The Indian soldiers had landed in Haiti in August last year and reportedly India had certified that they were administered the cholera ... Rediff.com, 2 months ago
Top Indian diplomat and UN peacekeeping official Atul Khare has been included in a UN task force, set up to develop strategy aimed at preventing and responding to sexual exploitation and abuse by UN peacekeepers.Khare is currently Under Secretary-General, ...News on Air, 2 months ago Top Indian diplomat in United Nations panel to tackle sexual abuse, exploitation catchnews.com, 2 months ago Top Indian diplomat in UN panel set up by Antonio Guterres to tackle sexual abuse First Post.com, 2 months ago Top Indian diplomat in UN panel to tackle sexual abuse Business Standard, 2 months ago
'Often reviled, mostly ignored, sometimes venerated, he has taken it all in his stride.''He has stood by the nation through thick and thin,' says Brigadier Gurmeet Kanwal (retd). Over one million soldiers, sailors and airmen serve our country with honour and distinction. They are role models for the nation -- the epitome of courage and unflinching devotion to duty. In hail, sleet and snow, in icy blizzards and pouring rain, the Indian soldier stands sentinel over the nation's borders in the ...Rediff.com, 1 month ago
China is set to increase the number of its marine corps from 20,000 to one lakh as part of plans to deploy them overseas for the first time, including at the strategic Gwadar port in Pakistan and military logistics base in Djibouti in the Indian Ocean. The ...Deccan Herald, 1 week ago
'We have not seen even during Vajpayee's time what Modi and the BJP has adopted now,' says Colonel R Hariharan (Retd). Colonel R Hariharan (retd), who served as head of intelligence for the Indian Peace Keeping Force in Sri Lanka between 1987 and 1990, had earlier spoken to Rediff.com on the One Rank One Pension issue when military veterans were on hunger strike at Jantar Mandir in New Delhi. Colonel Hariharan joined the Indian Army in 1962 when India went to war with China and served for 29 ...Rediff.com, 2 months ago
A year of momentous changes at the UN and around the world sets the stage for a year of uncertainties at the world body. This was the year another man, the ninth, was elected the Secretary-General -- defying the clamour for a woman to head the global body. In ...Sify, 2 months ago
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