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Thursday, 25 May 2017

Two Indian peacekeepers honoured posthumously with UN medal


Two Indian peacekeepers Rifleman Brijesh Thapa and Ravi Kumar were among 117 military, police and civilian personnel honoured by the United Nations with a prestigious UN medal awarded posthumously for courage and sacrifice in the line of duty.
They received the Dag Hammarskjöld Medal on the Ocassion of International Day of UN Peacekeepers which was observed on 29 May, 2017.

Static Takeaways for BOB PO Exam-
  • Ant√≥nio Guterres is the ninth Secretary-General of the United Nations.
  • United Nations headquarter is in New York City, USA.
Source- The Hindu

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