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The same year, he had travelled back to Tirodi to be beside his ailing wife, who passed away soon after.(PTI image)

Ex-Chinese soldier gets visa to visit Indian family

Beijing | By Sutirtho Patranobis
UPDATED ON SEP 04, 2019 06:33 PM IST
Wang’s status as a prisoner of war was never clear and although authorities in India were aware of his case, he never made his way back to China.
INA veteran Parmanand at his residence in Fazilpur Badli, Farrukhnagar in Haryana.(HT Photo)
INA veteran Parmanand at his residence in Fazilpur Badli, Farrukhnagar in Haryana.(HT Photo)

‘Shoot me’: INA veteran court-martialed for deceiving British government

Hindustan Times, Gurugram | By Archana Mishra
UPDATED ON AUG 15, 2019 11:06 AM IST
Initially Parmanand fought World War-II as a British Army soldier and was made a Prisoner of War. Later, he joined INA and was arrested for spying British bases.
Indian Air Force pilot, Abhinandan Varthaman, after being released from Pakistani custody. In a climate of uncertainty and open hostility between nations, the Geneva Conventions play an important role in tempering the aggression of war with a touch of compassion(PTI)
Indian Air Force pilot, Abhinandan Varthaman, after being released from Pakistani custody. In a climate of uncertainty and open hostility between nations, the Geneva Conventions play an important role in tempering the aggression of war with a touch of compassion(PTI)

The Geneva Convention tempers war with compassion

Hindustan Times | By HT Correspondent
PUBLISHED ON JUL 26, 2019 07:42 PM IST
In a world where the treatments of immigrants and refugees is one of the bigger problems we all face, we must remember that we are honour-bound to extend compassion and dignity to everyone – even those we may be ready to kill
Women will be inducted in a graded manner to eventually comprise 20 per cent of total Corps of Military Police and their role would range from probing crime cases to assisting the Army in field operations wherever required.(PTI FILE)
Women will be inducted in a graded manner to eventually comprise 20 per cent of total Corps of Military Police and their role would range from probing crime cases to assisting the Army in field operations wherever required.(PTI FILE)

In a first, Army invites women applicants to join military police

New Delhi | By Asian News International
UPDATED ON APR 26, 2019 01:57 PM IST
This is being seen as a major breakthrough for women in armed forces as so far, they were being inducted only as officers and this is the first time they would be taken in as soldiers.
Indian Air Force’s Wing Commander Abhinandan Varthaman, in Pakistani custody after his plane was shot down on Wednesday, will be governed under the Geneva Convention of 1929.(AFP)
Indian Air Force’s Wing Commander Abhinandan Varthaman, in Pakistani custody after his plane was shot down on Wednesday, will be governed under the Geneva Convention of 1929.(AFP)

Delhi demands IAF pilot’s return as per Geneva Conventions

New Delhi | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON FEB 27, 2019 10:40 PM IST
The rules protecting prisoners of war (POWs) are specific. They were first detailed in the 1929 Geneva Convention and later amended in the third 1949 Geneva Convention following the lessons of World War II.
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