UN Peacekeepers

  • Indo-Russian war drills in South Sudan-like scenario: Army 24-10-2013 09:33 PM

    Gajner: Troops of India and Russia are engaging each other in war games codenamed exercise "Indra" at the Mahajan range under scenarios and situations resembling South Sudan where Indian troops are presently deployed as part of UN peacekeeping mission and face similar challenges. The joint field exercise between troops of...
  • Syria rebels free four abducted UN peacekeepers 12-05-2013 03:25 PM

    Quinetra Crossing: A UN sergeant stationed on the Golan Heights said all Filipino UN peacekeepers abducted last week have been released and are in good condition. The peacekeeper, who gave his name as Sgt Ratton, told the reporters on Sunday that his comrades were freed at 08:30 local time. He...
  • Indian soldiers who died in Sudan fought with bravery: UN 14-04-2013 08:56 PM

    United Nations: Despite being outnumbered, Indian peacekeepers fought with valour and prevented more casualties in the recent attack against a UN peacekeeping convoy that killed five Indian soldiers in South Sudan, a senior UN official said on Sunday. Assistant Secretary General for Field Support, United Nations, Anthony Banbury travelled to...
  • Bodies of 5 Indian peacekeepers killed in South Sudan reach Delhi 11-04-2013 06:29 AM

    New Delhi: The bodies of the five Indian Peacekeepers, who were killed in South Sudan on Monday, have reached IGI Airport in New Delhi on Thursday. The five martyrs are expected to be given military state honours. Five Indian soldiers, including a Lt Colonel, were killed and five, including a...
  • Bodies of Indian peacemakers to be brought back tonight 10-04-2013 12:35 PM

    New Delhi: Post-mortem on the bodies of the five Indian peacemakers, who were killed in South Sudan on Monday, will be conducted on Wednesday, said sources, adding that arrangements were being made to fly the bodies back to India by night. Two of the injured soldiers will also be flown...
  • 'Post-mortem of Army personnel killed in S Sudan to be conducted today' 10-04-2013 11:53 AM

    New Delhi: Post-mortem on the bodies of the Army personnel, who were killed in South Sudan on Monday, will be conducted on Wednesday, said sources, adding that arrangements were being made to fly the bodies back to India. Five Indian soldiers, including a Lt Colonel, were killed and four others...
  • UNSC condemns Indian peacekeepers' killing in South Sudan 10-04-2013 11:50 AM

    New York: Members of the UN Security Council have condemned in the strongest terms the killing of five Indian peacekeepers in South Sudan and asked that the perpetrators be brought to justice. The members condemned the April 9 attack by unidentified armed persons on a UN Mission in South Sudan...
  • PM pays tribute to Indian soldiers killed in South Sudan 10-04-2013 11:15 AM

    New Delhi: Prime Minister Manmohan Singh on Wednesday expressed anguish over the killing of five Indian army personnel during a UN peacekeeping mission in South Sudan. "I pay tributes to our brave soldiers," Singh said in his condolence message to the bereaved families. A Lt Colonel was among the five...
  • Lt Col, 4 other Indian soldiers killed in South Sudan 09-04-2013 05:18 PM

    New Delhi: Five Indian soldiers, part of the peacekeeping force, escorting a United Nations convoy in South Sudan have been killed in an ambush by Sudanese rebels. The five killed includes a Lt Colonel. Four other soldiers have also been injured in the incident, the Ministry of External Affairs confirmed...
  • 4 UN peacekeepers wounded in southern Sudan 11-05-2011 07:52 AM

    United Nations: Four UN peacekeepers have been shot and wounded in southern Sudan while on patrol close to the disputed town of Abyei. UN spokesman Farhan Haq said the Zambian peacekeepers were evacuated for immediate medical treatment after Tuesday's shooting and their condition was not immediately known. He said the...
  • More Indian troops to be sent to Congo 05-03-2007 11:30 PM

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  • Indian peacekeeper killed in Sudan 27-01-2007 12:01 PM

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  • UN takes action against child rapists 05-01-2007 12:03 PM

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  • Child rape blot on UN troops in Sudan 03-01-2007 09:18 AM

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