Commentaries & Articles
जी-20 का वित्तीय स्थिरता बोर्ड: वैश्विक वित्तीय स्थिरता पर उभरती कमजोरियां
समूह-20 के देशों ने वैश्विक वित्तीय प्रणाली में कमजोरियों का आकलन करने और उनसे निपटने के उपायों का सुझाव देने के मकसद से एक वित्तीय स्थिरता बोर्ड (एफएसबी)की स्थापना 2009 में की थी, जो इस महती जिम्मेदारी को निभाने वाली एक सम्मानित संस्था है। यह केंद्रीय बैंकों और अंतरराष्ट्रीय मानक-निर्धारण निकायों के कार्यों के बीच समन्वय स्थापित करती है और वित्तीय स्थिरता को बढ़ावा देने वाले प्रभावी नियामक, पर्यवेक्षी और अन्य वित्तीय क्षेत्र की नीतियों को विकसित करती है। एफएसबी 24 देशों और क्षेत्राधिकारों के साथ-साथ अंतरराष्ट्रीय वित्तीय संस्थानों, नियामकों और पर्यवेक्षकों के क्षेत्र-विशिष्ट अंतरराष्ट्रीय सम
Role of Cyber-enabled Technologies in the Russia-Ukraine Armed Conflict
The cyber conflict has blurred the distinctions between state-backed hackers and patriotic amateurs, making it harder for governments to determine who attacks them and respond effectively. However, both Russia and Ukraine appear to have welcomed tech-savvy volunteers, opening channels on the messaging app Telegram to draw attention ofpeople to specific websites. There have been significant cyber activities in the ongoing armed conflict.
China’s transition from Hiding to Showing its Strength! India’s Determined March to Developed Nation – 2047
It is said that Mandarin is a nuanced language, where multiple meanings can be drawn and where even the tone in which it is spoken can completely change the meaning. What Deng Xiaoping said in 1989-90 has had many versions, the commonest being, ‘hide you strength, bide your time.’ There are many other meanings like, Keep a low profile/Don't draw attention to yourself or Put a shade over the light/brightness, nurture (ourselves) in dimmed space/obscurity.
The Impact of the Marikana Massacre: ‘Plus ca change, plus c’est la même chose’
Context This August 2022 will be the 10th year of the Marikana Massacre. After a week of protracted protest, on August 16, 2012, South African Police shot at labourers of a platinum mine, resulting in 34 fatalities and 78 injuries. Marikana platinum mine, lying 90 kilometres northwest of Johannesburg, is owned by London based Lonmin Group, and the group employs 29,000 workers in South Africa.[1] This horrific incident, caused by police violence, is reminiscent of the Sharpeville Massacre of March 1960.
“Victory Day” Parade: One year of a Pyrrhic Victory for the Taliban
The impact of the Taliban’s one-year rule in Afghanistan differs across regions and countries. The impression on South Asia was more distinct than on any other region. In South Asia, Pakistan and Afghanistan bore the burden of the Taliban’s takeover in the form of rising militant violence in the border regions, victorious jihadist narratives, cross-border flow of refugees, struggling economies and human rights violations. The extremist narratives increased rampantly around the South Asian region.
The Future of Ground Based Air Defence

Setting the Perspective

This work carries the author’s perception of the required ‘future face of the nation’s Ground Based Air Defence (GBAD) which will be capable of countering the futuristic threats from our potential adversaries.
India's Clean Energy Transition
In this episode of the VIF podcast, Mr PK Khup Hangzo, Associate Fellow and Ambassador DP Srivastava, Distinguished Fellow at the Vivekananda International Foundation discuss the ongoing clean energy transition and what it means for India and the world going forward. Clean energy transition refers to a shift from fossil-based systems of energy production and consumption - including oil, natural gas and coal - to renewable energy sources like wind and solar, as well as lithium-ion batteries.
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