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Nepalese peacekeeper wounded in South Sudan

A Nepalese peacekeeper has been wounded in an attack by a government soldier in South Sudan, according to UN officials.The peacekeeper, who was shot and wounded while traveling in a convoy in the town of Yei on Saturday was airlifted to capital Juba for medical treatment, Stephane Dujarric, the spokesperson for Secretary-General Antonio Guterres said Monday.

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More financial powers for India's armed forces

In a significant move, Indian Defence Minister Nirmala Sitharaman has approved the enhancement of powers of the Vice Chief of the Armed Forces for procurement of essential weaponry with the objective of ensuring operational preparedness, according to an official announcement, writes Anil Bhat

Defence Minister to visit China next month

Defence Minsiter Nirmala Sitharaman confirmed that she will be visiting China soon, months after a prolonged period of tension where troops from the two nuclear-capable nations were involved in a standoff near the border in Doklam at the trijunction of India, China and Bhutan.

Women in the armed forces celebrate spirit of womanhood

Women in uniform of Armed Forces Medical Services (AFMS), i.e., lady doctors of the Army Medical Corps, Navy, Air Force, lady dentists of the Army Dental Corps and nursing officers of the Military Nursing Service, the oldest all-women service of AFMS, writes Anil Bhat

Pratt & Whitney to do advanced aero training in Hyderabad

Pratt & Whitney (P&W), a division of United Technologies Corp. (NYSE: UTX), announced that it will provide advanced aviation skills training course at its at the P&W Customer Training Center in Hyderabad, India, writes Anil Bhat

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Indian cities, states step up climate action plans

At the Global Climate Action Summit, mayors and government functionaries of Indian cities have announced to scale up their actions to combat climate change and to protect people from hazardous climate impacts.

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Chinese company bids for monorail in Kathmandu

A Chinese company has submitted the feasibility study report of a proposed monorail in Kathmandu city, taking forward China’s efforts to develop infrastructure in Nepal, as they are seekin...

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