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Conference on ‘Security along the Silk Road'

Vivekananda International Foundation (VIF), in collaboration with Near East and South Asia (NESA) Center, USA, had organized a two day Conference on ‘Security along the Silk Road’ on December

Round Table Discussion on ISIS Proofing India (I & II)

16th September 2016 and 8th December 2016

The rise of ‘Daesh’ or ISIS as a formidable apparatus of terror beyond the borders of Iraq and Syria is a cause of intense concern throughout the world. Even though obituaries

Round Table Discussion on Bangladesh

A Round Table Meet on ‘Developing Counter Narrative to Radicalization: Bangladesh Experience’ was held at Vivekananda International Foundation, New Delhi, on the 11th of November, 2016.

The Second Australia India Leadership Dialogue (2016)

India and Australia are ideally placed to develop a close, comprehensive partnership so as to take advantage of the opportunities that are now available in a world where the economic and political gravity

De-monetisation: The Balance Sheet – ‘Vimarsha’ with Shri S Gurumurthy

The Vivekananda International Foundation held its monthly ‘Vimarsha’ on 12 December 2016 with eminent thinker and economist, Shri S Gurumurthy, widely acclaimed as a champion of ‘economic nationalism’

US Treasury Securities: Why holding US Debt matters in East Asia

Being an exports-driven and a high trade-to-GDP region, East Asia has more often than not used monetary instruments to affect favorable exchange rates. Depreciated exchange rates have been

Clean Up of the Political and Electoral System must get High Priority

The Prime Minister, Mr. Narendra Modi’s view that the time has come to discuss the issue of political funding is a logical corollary to the major campaign he has launched against corruption and black money and in this effort he has a strong ally in the Election Commission of India.

Japan and Africa: The Role of ‘TICAD’

Background of Tokyo International Conference on African Development (TICAD): A Pioneering Initiative

Africa has been an important world region for Japan's trade and investment. Except for the development of raw material supplies, Japan doesn’t share much of historical experience with Africa.

जम्मू कश्मीर – अनुच्छेद 370 की अनुल्लंघनीयता पर निर्णय

जम्मू-कश्मीर उच्च न्यायालय ने लगभग एक वर्ष पहले जब यह फैसला दिया कि राज्य को “संप्रभुता” प्राप्त है क्योंकि उसे यह दर्जा भारतीय संविधान के “अनुच्छेद 370 के अंतर्गत” दिया गया है तो पाकिस्तान के अखबार डॉन ने प्रसन्न होकर

Fortnightly Review & Analysis: Defence, National Security and Terrorism (Vol 1 Issue XIII)

December 16-31, 2016


AGNI-V: Enhances India’s Strategic Deterrence Capabilities

On 26 Dec 2016 India conducted the fourth and final test-firing of its most formidable missile, the Agni-V. Post the successful testing of the Agni-V, India has entered into an exclusive club of countries (US, Russia, China, France and UK) which hold ICBMs in their inventory.

India Enhances its Missile Deterrence Capabilities

With successful fourth test of India’s AGNI-V, an Inter Continental Ballistic Missile (ICBM) that has a range of 5000 kilometers plus India strengthened its missile deterrence capabilities.

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