Commentaries & Articles
It's Not Upto India To Save Pak From Abyss
The dramatic killing of Salman Taseer, the Governor of Pakistan’s Punjab province, epitomizes all that is steadily going wrong with the country- large scale sectarian terrorism causing domestic mayhem, ...
NE Insurgent Groups and the Strategic Encirclement
One of the most important reasons for the continuance of insurgency in the North East is the region’s proximity to outer lands. The strategic encirclement has not only provided the expanse with a condui...
Japan’s National Defense Policy Guidelines for the New Decade
The changes in a nation’s threat perception define the need for new defense policy guidelines. Based on this premise, Japan’s new National Defense Policy Guidelines (NDPG) 2010, shows a marked shift i...
India and East Asia in 2010
2010 marks two decades of India’s engagement with East Asia in the current phase under the rubric the Look East policy that was launched in 1990. It came about in the wake of the end of the cold war, on...
VIF News Digests
Neighbourhood News
September 29, 2023
Neighborhood News Digest – 29 September 2023

Afghanistan UN Deputy Secretary-General calls for putting pressure on Taliban to ensure women’s rights in Afghanistan -...

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Africa Now
September 29, 2023
Africa Now - Weekly Newsletter (Week 39, 2023)

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

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Defense, National Security and Terrorism, VIF Alerts
September 21, 2023
VIF News Digest: National Security - Defence Studies & Terrorism, (01 – 15 September 2023)

I. Defence Visit of INS Delhi to Colombo. Launch of Y - 12654 (Mahendragiri) Visit of Brazilian Navy Delegation. Indian...

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Eurasia News Digest
September 15, 2023
Eurasia News Digest, September 1-15, 2023

Russia and Central Asia Presidents of Kyrgyzstan and Russia give start to construction of three schools Today we give a...

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VIF Cyber Review
September 10, 2023
Cyber Review - August 2023

National With an outlay of ? 14,903 crore, the Cabinet approved expansion of the “Digital India” programme. The Union...

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Myanmar Round Up
September 6, 2023
Myanmar Round Up - August 2023

During the month, continued attacks from the military and opposition forces have pushed around 18 million people in need of...

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West Asia Round Up
September 22, 2023
West Asia Roundup: August 2023

Abstract Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman after his consultations with the Americans and others invited about forty...

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Global Developments And Analysis: Weekly Monitor
September 29, 2023
Global Developments and Analysis: Weekly Monitor (18-24 September)

Economic Global growth forecast slashed Growth in the global economy will remain anemic as rising interest rates squeeze...

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Science and Technology
September 6, 2023
Science and Technology (S&T) Digest (16-31 August 2023), Issue 20

In this Issue I. Defence and Security LCA Tejas Test-Fires Indigenous ASTRA BVR Air-To-Air Missile Vindhyagiri, the Sixth...

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Multilateralism Digest
September 8, 2023
Multilateralism Digest: August 2023 - Issue 8

I. India in the UN India’s submissions on Food Security India-UNDP Fund announces support to three projects II. India’s...

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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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