India Supports ASEAN in its Myanmar Initiative

The ASEAN leaders meeting on 24 April overcame expectations of its viability. Despite hesitations it achieved more than anticipated.1 Initially, ASEAN Chair Brunei was reluctant to have the first ASEAN summit of 2021. Preparatory work was ....

Technology and Air Warfare

Most pathbreaking technologies in use in the civilian world were first developed for military applications. Brightest of minds and R&D efforts have focussed on developing technologies for gaining a military edge over the adversary. Join Air Marshal A....

The Endgame: Captain America Versus Band of Bad Boys

In the last sequel of the Marvel series movie, “The Endgame”, Avengers including the idol leader Captain America- the symbol of freedom, justice and the “American Way”- fights the evils of the universe like Thanos, who plans to destroy the ea....

ताकि दुनिया में सबको मिले टीका

कोरोना महामारी के बढ़ते प्रकोप को देखते हुए अमेरिका ने भारत और दक्षिण अफ्रीका के उस प्रस्ताव का ....

Recommendations: Oxygen Management for Current and Future Covid-19 Waves

Vivekananda International Foundation (VIF) in conjunction with National Disaster Management Authority (NDMA) and Confederation of Indian Industry (CII) conducted an interaction to determine the challenges in the provisioning of additional medical oxy....

उत्तरी मोजाम्बिक में बढ़ता आतंकवादी खतरा

दि रिपब्लिक ऑफ मोजाम्बिक 2017 से ही बढ़ते आतंकवादी हमलों का गवाह रहा है। पहला आतंकवादी हमला मोजाम....

The Palestinian Dilemma

After a prolonged disjunct and competition between Hamas ruling Gaza and Al Fatah (PLO) ruling out of Ramallah the two had agreed to bury their differences so that the next elections could be held in May 2021. Last elections were held in 2006when the....

COVID-19 Pandemic and Indian Armed Forces

The traditional Tamil treatise, Thirukkural, written over 2,000 years ago had defined a nations’ characteristics, "Pini inmai Selvam Vilaivinbam Emam, aniyenba Nattirkiv vainthu," implying that, "the important elements that constitute a n....

Covid: Missing facts, misdirected discourse

"One-fifth of Indian districts have not reported any Covid-19 cases for the last seven days. We seem to have flattened the Covid curve,” declared Union health minister Dr Harsh Vardhan two months back, on February 15. By then the daily infections t....

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