Neighborhood News Digest – 01 February 2023

Afghanistan
Afghanistan Exported $1.7 Billion Worth of Goods Over Past 10 Months – Tolo News
The office of the Deputy Prime Minister of the Economy said that over the past 10 months, the nation's exports have topped $1.7 billion....

The Unbroken Guru-Sishya tradition and The Continuity of Bharatvarsha

Bharatvarsh, the nation that is today Bharat, has an antiquity dating back to the Vedic period -- at least 3500 years before. There is no land and people on this earth who have been aligned like Bharatvarsh and Bharatiyas. Their alignment has an anti....

The Promise and Peril of Africa in 2023

As the year 2022 ended, here is a brief recap of what happened in Africa over the past year. Most African countries were still battling to recover from the pandemic when the year began. However, a series of disruptions, such as supply shortages and s....

Talk on “Internal Political Dynamics in the US: Implications on India and the World”

The Vivekananda International Foundation (VIF) organised a talk by Prof K. P. Vijayalakshmi on “Internal Political Dynamics in the US: Implications on India and the World” on 27 January 2023. Dr. Arvind Gupta, Director, VIF chaired the ses....

Geopolitics of Cyber Attribution

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With the world witnessing a full-scale offensive as a part of the Russia-Ukraine conflict it now seems inevitable that all future conflicts will have a cyber component. As nations worldwide prepare to develop their capabilit....

Bangladesh in 2022: Year-End Review and Way Forward

The Omicron variant of the COVID-19 virus was threatening the world at the beginning of 2022, and the impact was more severe in developing countries like Bangladesh. The pandemic impacted overall growth and dented the economy to a great extent. Most ....

Africa Now - Weekly Newsletter (Week 5, 2023)

Welcome to Africa Now, your weekly newsletter for Africa, presenting the most important developments in the continent - news that matters.

COMMENTARY

Delhi’s Cairo outreach
The visit of Egypt’s president, Abde....

Neighborhood News Digest – 30 January 2023

Afghanistan
In Afghanistan, China’s double-dealing is coming back to bite it – Deccan Herald
The violent attacks at Dasu hydro-electricity dam, Karachi Confucius Centre, Gwadar port and other areas signal the rise in militancy....

US Critical and Emerging Technology Strategy

As a part of the wider modernisation agenda, the US Department of State announced on 3rd January 2023 the establishment of a new Office of the Special Envoy for Critical and Emerging Technology. The purpose of establishing this office is to bring add....

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