UN, WAR AGREEMENTS AND TALIBAN: THE WAY AHEAD

It refers to the deployment of a lightly-armed United Nations presence in the field with the consent of the belligerents involved to build confidence and monitor any agreement between concerned parties. Additionally, diplomats would continue to work toward comprehensive and lasting peace, or for the implementation of an agreed-upon peace. 

ISRO ESPIONAGE CASE: A conspiracy?

It all started with the detention of a Maldives lady, Mariam Rashida, in Oct 1994, on allegations of outstaying her visa, which led to the surprising detention of Narayanan, the head of the Indian Space Research Organization’s (ISRO) cryogenic research lab, his assistant, and many other people.