Commentaries & Articles
50 Years of Diplomatic Ties: Convergence and Challenges in India-South Korea Relations
The year 2023 marks 50 years of the establishment of formal diplomatic ties between India and the Republic of Korea (South Korea). The Korean Embassy in New Delhi made a spectacular display of growing p...
Discussion on the Final Installment of the IPCC's Sixth Assessment Report (AR6)
In this episode of VIF Podcast, PK Khup Hangzo, Associate Fellow and Heena Samant, Research Associate discusses the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change’s (IPCC) fourth and final instalment of its ...
Current Situation in Sri Lanka and Bilateral Relations with India
Current Political Situation
It will be now over a year (April 01, 2022) since public protests gripped Sri Lanka against deteriorating economic situation in the country leading to a nation-wide emergency. It took three “long fought” months “Aragalaya” uprising to oust President Gotabaya Rajapasksa (GR) and forced him into exile (July 22, 2022).
Dr. Rajendra Singh: Waterman of India
India is facing water distress in both quality and quantity. This is expected to worsen if urgent all-round remedial measures being taken prove to be inadequate. Water shortages, pollution, overuse and ...
VIF News Digests
Neighbourhood News
May 31, 2023
Neighbourhood News Digest - 31 May 2023

Afghanistan India strengthens soft power in Afghanistan, sidelining Pakistan: Report - ANI India is strengthening its soft...

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Global Developments And Analysis: Weekly Monitor
May 31, 2023
Global Developments and Analysis: Weekly Monitor (15-21 May)

Economic War rooms and bailouts: How US is preparing for a default Convening war rooms, planning speedy bailouts and raising...

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Africa Now
May 29, 2023
Africa Now - Weekly Newsletter (Week 21, 2023)

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

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China Digest
May 17, 2023
China Digest (1-15 May 2023)

India China Relations State Councillor and Foreign Minister Qin Gang’s India visit for SCO Meeting: Xinhua News, May 4, 2023...

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Defense, National Security and Terrorism, VIF Alerts
May 23, 2023
VIF News Digest: National Security - Defence Studies & Terrorism, 01-15 May 2023

DEFENCE Chief of the Air Staff (CAS) on a four-day official visit to Sri Lanka. Inaugural ASEAN India maritime exercise....

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Science and Technology
May 19, 2023
Science and Technology (S&T) Digest 16-30April 2023, Issue 12

Defence and Security DRDO & Indian Navy Conduct Trial of BMD Interceptor from Naval Platform Industry-Friendly Reforms...

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Eurasia News Digest
May 16, 2023
Eurasia News Digest (1-15 May)

Central Asia President Japarov's press secretary asks U.S. not to interfere in internal affairs of Kyrgyzstan and calls...

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Multilateralism Digest
May 3, 2023
Multilateralism Digest: March 2023 - Issue 3


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VIF Cyber Review
May 15, 2023
Cyber Review - April 2023

National Quad nations will cooperate on information exchange to strengthen cyber defence. The Quad nations— Bharat, Japan,...

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Myanmar Round Up
May 18, 2023
Myanmar Round Up: April 2023

The country suffered increased attacks from the military and resistance forces leading to casualties and displacements....

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West Asia Round Up
May 29, 2023
West Asia Roundup- April 2023

Abstract: As the dates for civilian transfer of power was being conceived, Sudan erupted into a power grabbing violence...

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