Commentaries & Articles
A Potential War Looms over the Korean Peninsula
Pyongyang seems determined to keep tensions in the Korean Peninsula alive. In a provocative start to 2024, it launched new cruise missile test for submarine.
China and France in the New World Order
This year, 2024, marks six decades of the diplomatic relationship between China and France. Chinese President Xi Jingping announced breaking new grounds to further strengthen their bilateral ties.
India's Strategic Outlook & its Civilisational Approach
Chairman VIF, Shri S Gurumurthy's keynote address delivered at the VIF as part of the capsule course for serving Naval Officers. (6th February 2024)
Bestowing Padma Award to Honour Foxconn’s Young Liu
Premise
The list of 132 Padma awardees on this Republic Day had a unique recipient this time around.
Ayushman Bharat: A Milestone in India’s Healthcare System
धर्मार्थ काम मोक्षाणां आरोग्यं मूलमुतमम्। रोगास्तस्यापहर्तारः श्रेयशो जीवितस्य च।। - (Charaka Samhita) [The foundation for performing Dharma, Artha, Kama and attaining Moksha is good health (Arogya)....
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.
VIF News Digests
Neighbourhood News
February 27, 2024
Neighborhood News Digest- 27 February 2024

Afghanistan Afghanistan launches Polio Vaccination campaign- The Khama Press The Ministry of Public Health, in collaboration...

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Africa Now
January 1, 2024
Africa Now - Weekly Newsletter (Week 52, 2023)

Commentary How the Global South is rediscovering centuries of shared history to challenge Western domination India’s...

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Defense, National Security and Terrorism, VIF Alerts
February 21, 2024
VIF News Digest : NATIONAL SECURITY- DEFENCE STUDIES & TERRORISM (01-15 February 2024)

Defence Over ₹6.21 lakh crore allocation to Ministry of Defence in Interim Union Budget 2024-2025. Indian Coast Guard...

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Eurasia News Digest
February 20, 2024
Eurasia News Digest (1-15 February, 2024)

Russia and Central Asia Condor Energies secures gas field contract in Uzbekistan Condor Energies Inc. (TSX: CDR), a Canadian...

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VIF Cyber Review
January 9, 2024
Cyber Review - December 2023

National Bharat hosted the Global Partnership on Artificial Intelligence as “Global Hub for AI Innovation”. Bharat, the...

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Myanmar Round Up
February 15, 2024
Myanmar Round up: January 2024

Before the third anniversary of military takeover on 01 February 2024, the military extended the state of emergency beyond...

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West Asia Round Up
February 27, 2024
West Asia Roundup: January 2024

Abstract Apart from the Houthi strikes on commercial ships in the Red Sea and counter strikes by the US & UK navies on...

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Global Developments And Analysis: Weekly Monitor
February 27, 2024
Global Developments and Analysis: Weekly Monitor (12-18 February 2024)

Economic China puts high expectations on ‘new productive forces’ in search for sustainable growth engines In recent...

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Science and Technology
February 1, 2024
Science and Technology (S&T) Digest 1-15 January 2024, Issue 29

In this Issue I. Defence and Security MoD Signs Contracts Worth Rs 802 Crores for Procurement of Equipment DRDO Conducts...

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US Insights
February 8, 2024
US Insights (1-31 January, 2024)

India-US Relations 13th Ministerial-level meeting of the India-United States Trade Policy Forum (TPF) in Washington, DC...

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Multilateralism Digest
February 8, 2024
Multilateralism Digest: January 2024 - Issue 1

I. India in the UN India pushes for equitable status for Global South India to support the 3rd UN Conference on Landlocked...

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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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