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US Defence Secretary Lloyd Austin directs Pentagon to give cloth enhance to Indian healthcare workers

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US Defence Secretary Lloyd Austin has directed the Pentagon to give all mandatory enhance to Indian healthcare workers struggling with the worsening coronavirus region within the country. The hotfoot comes soon after US President Joe Biden and Vice President Kamala Harris directed in the direction of mobilisation of American sources to support India to care for the unprecedented health disaster within the wake of the lethal 2d wave of coronavirus. “The girls and men folk of the Division of Defence stand by our Indian companions in their hour of want. We're in this fight together,” Austin acknowledged in a assertion on Sunday. Austin used to be the first high-stage Biden administration's genuine to seek recommendation from India final month. Austin acknowledged he has directed the departme...

Division of Defence hiring high-level culture czar to fight sexual misconduct and racism in ranks

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The Division of Nationwide Defence plans to beget a original high level predicament — a prime of first rate behavior and culture — to take care of sexual misconduct and racism in the ranks, CBC Details has learned.The Division of Nationwide Defence is creating a original high-level predicament to take care of racism and sexual misconduct in the navy. (Lars Hagberg/The Canadian Press)The Division of Nationwide Defence (DND) plans to beget a original high level predicament — a prime of first rate behavior and culture — to take care of sexual misconduct and racism in the ranks, CBC Details has learned. A draft idea obtained by CBC Details, is called an initiating directive, reveals this could be an in-house predicament led by a lieutenant-standard or vice-admiral, with a civilian acting as ...

Boxer who used to be told she would possibly perhaps additionally no longer be a part of Defence Forces as a consequence of having bronchial asthma takes High Court docket agonize

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A lady claims she has no longer been allowed to affix the Defence Forces as a consequence of a disproportionate and discriminatory ban on folks with bronchial asthma. rfhlaith Geraghty has been given permission to instruct a High Court docket agonize against the Minister for Defence over the resolution. Ms Geraghty, who the court heard used to be an athlete and boxer who has competed at a excessive level, cl...

Easter: Defence minister urges Christians to produce prayers in opposition to insurgency

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Bashir Magashi The Minister of Defence, Retired Maj.-Gen. Bashir Magashi, has told Christians to take just correct thing about the Easter celebrations to hope for an pause to insurgency and return of peace in the country. Magashi made the determination in his Easter message launched by his Special Assistant on Media and Publicity, Mohammad Abdulkadri, on Saturday in Abuja. He talked about Easter length is a time time to examine God’s intervention and manifestation in finding lasting solutions to the nation’s security challenges. He called for accurate sober reflection on the win to promote handsome neighbourliness, handsome deeds, adherence to legislation and assure, nationalistic ethos and ethics and indivisibility of one Nigeria. He also enjoined followers of Christ to hope for the...