Commentaries & Articles
Commentary: Exploring India-Russia cultural linkages at 70
The historic city of Saint Petersburg was recently the venue for the Third Conference of Indologists organized by the Indian Council for Cultural Relations (ICCR). Since 2015, the ICCR has been organizi...
Commentary: The Fifth India-China Strategic Economic Dialogue
The swelling trade deficit with China has emerged as key area of concern in India’s bilateral ties. Some fear a hollowing out of large segments of Indian industrial capacity. It is in this background th...
Commentary: Swami Vivekananda’s Impressions about China and Japan
Swami Vivekananda (1863-1902) was a widely-travelled person. For someone who had not even seen the age of forty, to have travelled so widely in India and other parts of the world was not altogether a ch...
यक्ष प्रश्नः क्या चीन अपने कर्ज का प्रबंधन कर सकता है?
“कोई आदमी जो केवल आदमियों को ही प्रबंधित कर सकता है वह केवल चीजों को ही नियंत्रण में रख सकता है, लेकिन जो व्यक्ति धन प्रबंधन कर सकता है वह किसी को भी काबू में रख सकता है”- विल दुरंत
VIF News Digests
Neighbourhood News
May 30, 2023
Neighbourhood News Digest - 30 May 2023

Afghanistan Iran vs Afghanistan: Why Helmand water-sharing dispute is boiling over, decades after treaty – The Print With...

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Global Developments And Analysis: Weekly Monitor
May 9, 2023
Global Developments and Analysis: Weekly Monitor (01-07 May)

Economic Investment in developing nations may hit 20-year low: World Bank official Plunging investment in developing...

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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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