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Overdependence on ZTE in India
In 2008, ZTE, a China based telecom company, set up a research centre in India after starting operations in 2003. The sales revenue of the company at the time in India was 750 million USD compared to 100 million USD in 2004.
The First Nepal-India Think Tank Summit
The large turnout at the first India Nepal Think tank Summit held in Kathmandu on 31 July 2018 was a reflection of the deep interest people of Nepal cherish about India.
अमेरिका चीन व्यापार विवाद- अनिश्चित भविष्य
चीन के साथ बढ़ता व्यापार घाटा चीन-अमेरिका संबंधों के मौजूदा दौर में एक गंभीर मुद्दा बन गया है। पिछले पांच वर्षों के दौरान व्यापार घाटे में भारी बढ़ोतरी हुई है और यह डोनाल्ड ट्रंप की चीन नीति का प्रमुख केंद्र बन गया है।
Africa on Top Priority: Prime Minister Modi Visits Rwanda, Uganda and South Africa
Prime Minister Narendra Modi embarked on a five day, three-nation tour to Africa. The first leg of his visit was Rwanda, followed by Uganda where he addressed the Parliament of Uganda
Another Casualty of US-China Trade Tussle: Tourism
The US-China trade dispute has now begun to hit some of the other sectors of the two economies. On June 15, 2018, President Trump said the US would impose tariffs worth 50 billion USD on Chinese imports.
The NRC process: Both Complex and Necessary
If we disentangle politics from the ongoing process to prepare a National Register of Citizens (NRC) for Assam, we will better understand the ‘what, why and how’ of the exercise, its enormity, and its necessity from both the State and the national perspectives.
Armed Forces of Vietnam
The Armed Forces of the Socialist Republic of Vietnam is known as the People’s Army of Vietnam (PAVN). The PAVN was formed by Ho Chi Minh and General Vo Nguyen Giap on 22 December 1944.
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Defense, National Security and Terrorism, VIF Alerts
July 13, 2018
VIF Fortnightly News Digest: National Security- Defence Studies & Terrorism (June 16 – 30, 2018)

Contents Defense News: AI Task Force hands over final report to RM; MoD Enhances Financial Powers of DRDO; Air-...

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International Development
August 10, 2018
VIF News Digest: International Developments (30 July-5 Aug, 2018)

USA Ahead of Asia trip, business lobby gives Pompeo an earful on Trade War, 1 Aug 2018 Secretary of State Mike Pompeo...

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Neighbourhood News
August 16, 2018
VIF Neighbourhood News Digest: 16th August, 2018

PAKISTAN KP, Sindh chief ministers elected; Punjab, Balochistan to elect speakers, deputy speakers today: Dawn August 16,...

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