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Interaction with H.E. Nils Ragnar Kamsvåg, Norway’s Ambassador to India

Amid growing uncertainties over Brexit, especially in the Eurozone and the UK, the VIF invited Norway’s current Ambassador to India, H.E. Nils Ragnar Kamsvag, on November 28, 2016

Interaction with Delegation from Guangdong Institute for International Strategies

A four member delegation led by Prof. Sui Guangjun, Vice President of Guangdong Institute for International Strategies and Party Secretary of Guangdong University of Foreign Studies interacted

VIF Delegation’s Visit to Myanmar

A VIF delegation led by Director, Gen NC Vij and comprising of Lt. Gen. Ravi Sawhney, Amb Ashok Kantha and Brig Vinod Anand visited Myanmar from 23 to 25 October 2016. Mr. NMP Jayesh ex-Singapore

Joint RCSS-VIF-ITS Conference Emerging Strategic Dynamics in Indo-Pacific

The Colombo-based Regional Centre for Strategic Studies (RSCC), in collaboration with Vivekananda International Foundation (VIF) and Institute for Transnational Studies (ITS) of Germany

Gen Qamar Javed Bajwa : Man for The New Season

So finally Gen Raheel Sharif did decide to go home. An extension would have given him two or three years more in uniform. Outside the uniform he can aspire for much more, perhaps even a political career.

China’s Stance towards Pakistan Occupied Kashmir: Recent Developments

Background

Given its geo-strategic location, China has been keenly interested in the Pakistan Occupied Kashmir (POK) for long. The Chinese plan, to use Pakistan card against India dates back to the 1950’s when Zhou En Lai

The 'Chief' Among Our Worries

While India remains obsessed with counting or changing its notes and coins, Pakistan appears to be moving quietly towards changing its Army Chief. That is a big event in that country considering the kind of power

Common Civil Code - the Law Commission Takes the First Step

The campaign launched by the radical Muslim clergy and phony liberals against the Law Commission of India’s well-intentioned and long overdue exercise to undertake a revision and reform of family laws

Hatred and Subterfuge : Pakistan's Proxy War on India

Through my years as a senior commander in the Indian Army there was an annual feature which never escaped my attention. The yearly war game of my formation would invariably begin with a presentation by a new team each time

Lessons from De-monetisation - the Bureaucracy Needs a Shake-Up

More than hoarders of black money, the Prime Minister, Mr. Narendra Modi’s announcement on November 8 to demonetize high value currency to strike at the root of illicit wealth appears to have stunned

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