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Wheelchair Basketball Once Again Brings Together People from Across the Country

Wheelchair Basketball Once Again Brings Together People from Across the Country

This year at the 5th National Wheelchair Basketball Championship, held 20-23 September, 336 athletes – 19 men’s teams and eight women’s teams – from across 19 states competed, enjoyed and ...

Winners of the PII-ICRC Annual Media Awards 2018 Announced

Winners of the PII-ICRC Annual Media Awards 2018 Announced

Winners of the 12th edition PII-ICRC Annual Awards for best article and photograph on a humanitarian subject, jointly organised by Press Institute of India (PII) and the International Committee of ...

Rajiv Gandhi National University of Law Wins 18th Henry Dunant Memorial Moot Court Competition

Rajiv Gandhi National University of Law Wins 18th Henry Dunant Memorial Moot Court Competition

This year saw 47 teams from all over India competing for the prestigious title. The winners of the national round will compete in the regional round to be held in ...

Nepal: Ten Years after Armed Conflict, Mother Performs a Doll’s Funeral for Missing Child

Nepal: Ten Years after Armed Conflict, Mother Performs a Doll’s Funeral for Missing Child

On the occasion of the International Day of the Disappeared, the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) releases an 11-minute documentary called “The Doll’s Funeral”, the tragic story of ...

Kerala Floods: Indian Red Cross Relief and Rescue Underway

Kerala Floods: Indian Red Cross Relief and Rescue Underway

The Indian Red Cross Society National Headquarters and its state branches have been responding through the Red Cross disaster response teams and hundreds of its trained volunteers since the calamity hit ...

Nepal: South Asian Military and Police Officers Discuss Challenges in Security Operations

Nepal: South Asian Military and Police Officers Discuss Challenges in Security Operations

The recently-concluded regional workshop on Rules Applicable to Military in Security Operations — which took place in Kathmandu 30 July – 2 August — brought together key operational actors who participated ...

Humanitarian Work and its Different Hues – An ICRC Intern’s Diary

Humanitarian Work and its Different Hues – An ICRC Intern’s Diary

Contributed by Rhea Hans who completed her one-month internship with the ICRC New Delhi Regional Delegation in July 2018.

World’s First International Centre for Humanitarian Forensics Launched in India

World’s First International Centre for Humanitarian Forensics Launched in India

The world’s first International Centre for Humanitarian Forensics (ICHF) was launched on 20 June 2018 in Gujarat, India by the Gujarat Forensic Sciences University (GFSU) in collaboration with the International ...

‘My Passion for Sports and Life has Never Been So High’

‘My Passion for Sports and Life has Never Been So High’

Nisha Gupta from Maharashtra wears multiple hats. She is not only a trained tattoo artist, but also a state and national level para-swimming champion and a national-level wheelchair basketball player ...

Remembering Hanna Lahoud: ‘He Cared for Everyone around Him’

Remembering Hanna Lahoud: ‘He Cared for Everyone around Him’

Hanna Lahoud, 37, died in Yemen on April 21 after being shot by an unknown gunman while on an ICRC work trip to visit a prison. Friends and colleagues Patrick ...

Six Weeks Beside the Longest Sand Beach in the World

Six Weeks Beside the Longest Sand Beach in the World

This is Cox’s Bazar, Bangladesh’s tourist resort that boasts a sandy beach of “unbroken length of 155km”. More recently the area hit the headlines following the influx of over 655,000 ...