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Neighborhood News Digest - 24 June 2024

Afghanistan
Islamic Emirate Welcomes Appointment of Nicaragua's Non-Resident Ambassador-Tolo News
The Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Islamic Emirate welcomed the appointment of Nicaragua's non-resident ambassador to Afghan....

Overview of India’s Trade Policy from 2014-2024

India’s trade policy through 2014-24 has seen both hits and misses, fortunately more hits than misses. Getting a permanent peace clause at the WTO for our food security schemes in 2014, walking out of the RCEP agreement in 2019, and focusing on FTA....

Neighborhood News Digest- 01 April 2024

Afghanistan
Islamic Emirate Confirms Detention of Two US Citizens- Tolo News
Zabihullah Mujahid, spokesperson for the Islamic Emirate, told TOLO news that two American citizens and some other foreign nationals are currently de....

Neighborhood News Digest- 28 March 2024

Afghanistan
Hekmatyar's 'Honor and Dignity' Intact: Mujahid-Tolo News
Zabihullah Mujahid, the spokesperson for the Islamic Emirate, said that the residence of the leader of the Hezb-e-Islami, Gulbuddin Hekmatyar was a subject ....

Red Sea Crisis and India’s Options

Introduction
Since mid-November 2023, the maritime security in the Gulf of Aden, the Red Sea and the larger Western Indian Ocean has been gravely upended due to the repeated attacks on merchant shipping by the Yemen-based Houthi rebels. T....

Neighborhood News Digest – 01 December 2023

Afghanistan

Delegation of Religious Scholars of Islamic Countries Arrives in Kabul- Tolo News
A delegation of religious scholars from Islamic countries led by Dr. Ali al-Qaradaghi arrived in Kabul on Thursday to meet with the....

Monthly Compilation of Views of VIF Expert Groups: October 2023

Vivekananda International Foundation (VIF)has been deliberating on S& T issues that affect our national capabilities in this domain. The S& T Expert Group held a discussion to understand the dynamics of ‘Electronics, Trade and Geopolitics’ wherei....

Talk on Electronics, Trade and Geopolitics

As a part of Science and Technology (S&T) series, the VIF organised a talk by Shri Virat Bhatia, Managing Director, Apple India, who spoke on “Electronics, Trade and Geopolitics” at the VIF on 21 September 2023. The talk was followed by a discuss....

New Dimensions in India-US Relations: Outcomes of PM Modi's Visit to the US

Prime Minister Narendra Modi recently made a landmark visit to the United States. In this episode of the VIF Podcast, Amb. Arun Kumar Singh, Distinguished Fellow, VIF and Former Indian Ambassador to the US and Dr. Sweta Kumari, Associate Fellow, V....

"Work in Progress": Visits from Washington to Beijing

The US Treasury Secretary Janet Yellen has made a trip to China. Prior to her, Secretary of State Antony Blinken was on a two-day visit to Beijing on June 18-19 and met President Xi Jinping. These high-level delegations are an effort by Washington t....

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