Last Updated: Monday, March 25, 2013, 21:53
Over 800 soldiers from 23 countries, including India and the United States, today began a training exercise in Nepal, aimed at enhancing the skills of soldiers deputed for UN peacekeeping missions.
Last Updated: Tuesday, February 26, 2013, 11:58
Facing a rising demand, the UN has publicly appealed for countries to send more troops and police officers to help carry out its peacekeeping missions around the world.
Last Updated: Sunday, January 27, 2013, 10:24
It is too premature to talk about a UN peacekeeping mission in Mali, where French troops are currently fighting al Qaeda, a senior world body official has said.
Last Updated: Tuesday, October 23, 2012, 23:08
Army Chief Gen Bikram Singh Tuesday said forces under UN peacekeeping missions can face complexities in the conflict zone.
Last Updated: Tuesday, October 23, 2012, 13:36
UN Peacekeeping chief Herve Ladsous said today that it was too early to say how many peacekeepers might be deployed in such an eventual force.
Last Updated: Monday, August 06, 2012, 17:45
Against the backdrop of ongoing defence cooperation between Mongolian and Indian armies, a ten-day joint training exercise has commenced in the Karnataka district headquarters town of Belgaum.
Last Updated: Wednesday, July 25, 2012, 18:48
UN Under-Secretary-General for Peacekeeping Operations Herve Ladsous said Wednesday that the situation in Syria remains the utmost concern of the UN Security Council.
Last Updated: Thursday, June 14, 2012, 21:08
Syria is not witnessing a "civil war" but a struggle to uproot the "plague of terrorism, abduction and payment of ransoms, aggressions and explosions", the country`s foreign ministry said.
Last Updated: Sunday, June 03, 2012, 15:53
Pakistan remains the second-largest contributor of troops in UN peacekeeping activities, the Pakistani military said.
Last Updated: Friday, May 25, 2012, 17:58
Three Indian security personnel who laid down their lives during UN peacekeeping operations last year will be among 112 peacekeepers to be honoured for their sacrifice at a ceremony here next week.
Last Updated: Tuesday, January 17, 2012, 18:48
External Affairs Minister SM Krishna on Tuesday visited an IPKF memorial near Colombo.
Last Updated: Saturday, August 27, 2011, 14:30
The UN Security Council has reaffirmed its primary responsibility for peacekeeping under the UN Charter with India highlighting the "severe mismatch" between the resources and the mandates of peacekeeping operations.
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