Commentaries & Articles
Three generations at the Everest Base Camp
They are neither mountaineers nor professional athletes, just a close knit family that wanted to be together and also mark an important date. A normal family but with the zeal, enthusiasm and determinat...
Initial Assessment of Chinese President Xi Jinping’s Three Nation European Tour
Chinese President Xi Jinping, accompanied by his wife Peng Liyuan, Politburo Standing Committee (PBSC) member and Director of the CCP CC General Office Cai Qi and Politburo member and Foreign Minister W...
Iran in the Wake of the Death of Ebrahim Raisi
The death of Ebrahim Raisi, the incumbent President of Iran, in a tragic accident has lent to feverish speculation as to what could its repercussions be. The general consensus that is emerging seems to...
The Potential and Challenges of India’s Online Gaming Industry: Need for a Holistic Approach
India's online gaming industry stands at a pivotal moment, reminiscent of the inflection point that the IT sector faced in the 1990s. The regulatory approach adopted by the government will determine whe...
The Changing Nature of Warfare: Lessons for India
The Russia-Ukraine war and the war in Gaza provide several pointers to how the nature of warfare is changing. Indian strategic thinkers need to carefully study these wars and imbibe the lessons. Indian ...
VIF News Digests
Neighbourhood News
May 28, 2024
Neighborhood News Digest- 28 May 2024

Afghanistan Russia Considering Removing 'Taliban' From Terrorist List-Tolo News The Russian Ministries of Justice and...

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Africa Now
January 1, 2024
Africa Now - Weekly Newsletter (Week 52, 2023)

Commentary How the Global South is rediscovering centuries of shared history to challenge Western domination India’s...

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Defense, National Security and Terrorism, VIF Alerts
May 21, 2024
VIF News Digest : National Security- Defence Studies & Terrorism, (01-15 May 2024)

Defence Vice Admiral Krishna Swaminathan, AVSM, VSM assumes charge as Vice Chief of Naval Staff. 7th India-Indonesia Joint...

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Eurasia News Digest
May 21, 2024
Eurasia News Digest(1-15 May, 2024)

Russia & Central Asia Uzbekistan to Work with Hungary on Nuclear Projects Hungary will train nuclear engineers from...

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VIF Cyber Review
May 20, 2024
Cyber Review-April 2024

National Deepfakes of Bollywood celebrities are spreading over the Internet and influencing voter decisions during General...

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Myanmar Round Up
May 10, 2024
Myanmar Round Up: April 2024

In April, the Myanmar military regime continued to face challenges from the opposition forces such as the Arakan Army (AA)...

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West Asia Round Up
May 3, 2024
West Asia Roundup: April 2024

Abstract: Much feared ‘Tit for Tat’ altercation between Israel and Iran happened, when allegedly Israeli defence Forces (IDF...

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Global Developments And Analysis: Weekly Monitor
May 24, 2024
Global Developments and Analysis: Weekly Monitor(13-19 May 2024)

Economic US Efforts to Reshape Global Supply Chains Gather Pace in Asia President Joe Biden’s sweeping tariff hikes on a...

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Science and Technology
May 20, 2024
Science and Technology (S&T) Digest (1-15 May 2024), Issue 37

In this Issue I. Defence and Security Status of Induction of Technologies into CAPFs, Police & NDRF Manufacturing...

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US Insights
May 10, 2024
US - Insights - April 2024

India-US Relations Not sending any election observers to India: US US won't send election observers to India. Vedant Patel,...

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Culture & Civilisation
May 10, 2024
Cultural and Civilisational Digest: April-2024

A Hindu festival in southwestern Pakistan brings a mountainous region to life- Associated Press The ascent of steep mud...

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Multilateralism Digest
April 15, 2024
Multilateralism Digest: March 2024-Issue 3

I. India in the UN India bats for reform in ILO’s governing structure India suggests reform of UNSC working methods Second...

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China Digest
June 5, 2023
China Digest (16-31 May 2023)

India-China Relations It is learnt that China objected to the proposal from India to add Abdul Rauf of the JeM to the UN...

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