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Artillery Today
The Indian Artillery has ever been performing creditably during war and peace. Its motto ‘Sarvatra’ signifies its employment in all operations including Low Intensity Conflicts. Artillery is actively involved in surveillance, reconnaissance, engagement of targets and post-strike damage assessment.
पश्चिम एशियाई घटनाक्रमः सितंबर 2018
संयुक्त राष्ट्र महासभा (यूएनजीए) में अपने संबोधन में इजरायल के प्रधानमंत्री बेंजामिन नेतन्याहू ने ईरान पर करारा हमला बोला। उन्होंने दावा किया कि ईरान ने तेहरान में एक परमाणु भंडार छिपाया हुआ है। उन्होंने अंतरराष्ट्रीय परमाणु ऊर्जा एजेंसी (आईएईए) से उक्त जगह का मुआयना करने के लिए भी कहा। जबसे ट्रंप प्रशासन ने संयुक्त व्यापक कार्ययोजना (जेसीपीओए) से कदम पीछे खींचे हैं तबसे मामलों को अपने हाथ में लेने को लेकर इजरायल में नई ऊर्जा एवं उत्साह का संचार हुआ है।
Wolesi Jirga Elections - Triumph of Afghan Democracy
After being delayed by more than three years, elections for the Afghan National Assembly (Wolesi Jirga) were finally held on 20th October amidst growing threats from the Taliban.
इमरान खान के नया पाकिस्तान के लिए विदेश नीति की चुनौतियां
पाकिस्तान ने इमरान खान की कप्तानी में नई राजनीतिक पारी शुरू की है; इमरान खान नया पाकिस्तान के अपने एजेंडा के साथ चुने गए हैं। यह एजेंडा कागजों पर ऐसे इस्लामी कल्याणकारी राज्य का सपना दिखाता है, जो भ्रष्टाचार से मुक्त होगा और जिसमें देश को आगे ले जाने की राष्ट्रीय गौरव की भावना कूट-कूटकर भरी होगी।
Strategic Policy Group - Evolution of Integrated National Security Structure
In a significant decision that could have major implications for India’s over all approach to national security, the Government of India, through a notification (October 8, 2018), announced reconstitution of the Strategic Policy Group (SPG) of the National Security Council (NSC) by bringing it directly under the charge of the National Security Advisor (NSA). Earlier, the Cabinet Secretary used to coordinate the activities of the SPG.
Review of India Nepal Relations in the Last 6 Months, 9 October 2018
There have been several high level meetings between India and Nepal in the past six months since Nepal’s PM Oli assumed office in Kathmandu in February this year. These include three visits and a fourth one coming possibly in November by Indian PM Modi, displaying a real seriousness in his promise to work closely with Nepal.
Uzbek President Shavkat Mirziyoyev’s Visit to India Charts a New Course in the ‘Strategic Partnership’
The 2nd President of independent Uzbekistan was in India on 30 September and 1 October 2018 on a significant State visit. After the death of the first President Islam Karimov in September 2016, the then Prime Minister Shavkat Mirziyoyev was elected President of the Republic in December 2016 in a free and fair election.
VIF News Digest
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December 4, 2018
VIF News Digest: National Security, Defence Studies and Terrorism (November 01 – 30, 2018)

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Neighbourhood News
December 14, 2018
VIF Neighbourhood News Digest: 14th December, 2018

PAKISTAN US wants to help Pakistan protect its economy’: Dawn December 14, 2018 The core purpose of US economic engagement...

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