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Round Table on ‘Xi Jinping Visit and India-China Relations’

A Round Table to discuss the forthcoming visit of Chinese President Xi Jinping to India was organized at VIF on 29 August 2014. In his opening remarks, General NC Vij, Director, VIF underlined the importance of military factor

Vimarsha on Teacher’s Day

Noted educationist and former NCERT Director Prof J S Rajput addressed the Vimarsha programme at VIF on the occasion of Teacher’s Day on September 5, 2014.

Interaction with Islamic Scholar Syed Babar Ashraf

Mr. Syed Babar Ashraf, noted Islamic scholar and National Secretary, All India Ulama & Mashaikh Board interacted with the VIF faculty on July 23, 2014.

Interaction with Chinese Scholars

Vivekananda International Foundation held an interactive session between eminent scholars from China and the VIF faculty on 27 August 2014. The session was organized to discuss

China’s Pakistan Syndrome and India

As two giant countries sharing a common border, India and China have a host of issues between them that they need to sort out and work together. From border disputes

India and Japan: Asia’s Best Friends

India’s relations with Japan reach back over 15 centuries. The Tokyo Declaration issued on September 1st 2014, on the occasion of the meeting of the two Prime Ministers, echoed this

Will President Xi Jinping’s Visit change the Contours of Sino-Indian Ties?

The coming visit of President Xi Jinping is being viewed as a visit that could define the next decade of engagement between the two Asian giants. It is generally accepted that Sino-Indian relationship

India-Japan Ties: Tokyo Must Move Forward on Nuke Deal to Realise Strategic Potential

Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s just concluded visit to Japan has been successful on various counts. Politically, the India-Japan relationship has been solidified; economically, prospects of major Japanese investments

President’s Visit to Further Boost India-Vietnam Ties


India’s External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj recently completed a visit to Vietnam from 24 August to 26 August 2014. During the visit, she interacted with the top leaders

India Should Leverage the Tectonic Shift in the Global Economic Order

As per Angus Maddison’s pioneering OECD study, India and China had nearly 50 percent of the global GDP as late as the1820‘s.1 Hence, India and China are not emerging or rising powers.

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