Sunday, 16 January, 2022
TopicUN peacekeeping

Topic: UN peacekeeping

3 choices for India in Afghanistan – walking away is the easiest one but not the best

It is up to China to persuade Islamabad that Indian aid in Afghanistan will only help stabilise a country that could quickly wreak havoc within Pakistan itself.

Here’s why sexual violence by humanitarians and peacekeepers keeps happening

Peacekeeping operations have a long history of predatory sexual culture. And the UN’s database shows that abusers come from all continents.

‘They put coins in your hands to drop a baby in you’: The Haiti children abandoned by UN men

The UN Stabilisation Mission in Haiti – the longest-running mission in the country – was originally mandated to assist Haitian institutions during political instability.

71 years on, it’s time to review the basis for UN peacekeeping

Across peacekeeping, there has been a concerted call for the UN to be more robust, willing to take proactive forceful measures in contexts where civilians may be at risk.

India voices concerns over UN’s delays in reimbursements, says its a genuine expectation

The United Nations owes many countries, including India, several billion dollars for providing peacekeeping troops & police on its missions.

At $38 million, India owed the most for UN peacekeeping operations

The UN Secretary General said arrears to troop- and police-contributing countries could increase to $588 million by June as the world body's financial health deteriorates.

Nikki Haley is a hard act to follow at the UN

Nikki Haley leaves with her reputation not just intact but burnished. The same cannot be said of Trump’s other departed top-level appointees.

As China’s influence in UN peacekeeping grows, is India doing enough?

India may have to take a fresh approach if it wants a seat at the UN high table, because China now has a larger...

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RBI proposes changes to valuation of bank investments, relaxing of investment class rules

A Reserve Bank of India discussion paper Friday suggested removing caps on the Held-To-Maturity class of securities, and allowing more types of instruments to be held within them.

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A visual from the crash site in Tamil Nadu. | Photo: Twitter/ANI

CDS chopper crash was caused by weather change, leading to Controlled Flight Into Terrain: IAF

In Friday statement, IAF says tri-service Court of Inquiry ruled out mechanical failure, sabotage or negligence as cause of accident involving Mi-17 V5 helicopter last month.
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Read my lips, I’m hurting, says Pakistan’s National Security Policy. What it means for India

The new policy is mostly chaff, but it reveals the most inward-looking Pakistan in 3 decades. It needs breathing space, and is realising loss of stature and friendship with US.
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