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Modi Calls upon the Indian Industry to ‘Think Big’ and Help Build Aatmanirbhar Bharat
Speaking at the 125th Annual Session of the Confederation of Indian Industry (CII), Prime Minister Narendra Modi called upon the Indian industry to take advantage of the unprecedented opportunities thrown up by the Covid-19 crisis and help build a strong, self-reliant, Aatmanirbhar Bharat. He took the opportunity to elaborate on the concept of aatmanirbharata.
COVID-19 International Developments: Daily Scan, June 03, 2020
Economic
U.S. Weighs Tariffs against Nations Seeking to Tax Internet Firms
The Trump administration is taking the initial step to prepare tariffs against a range of trading partners unless they back off proposals to impose taxes that would fall heavily on the major American internet companies. The Office of the U.S.
What is happening in Libya?
We have been coming across reports, more in the foreign media than in the Indian, of the military gains of the Tripoli-based Government of National Accord (GNA) headed by Prime Minister Fayez al-Sarraj at the expense of the Tobruk-based General Khalifa Haftar.
Net War in India: in the Context of Current Turbulence
The Current Turbulence Relevant to India
The most visible events that impact the collective consciousness of Indian population today are connected with Sino Indian confrontation in the East, Pakistan sponsored proxy war post abrogation of Article 370- in the West, migration of Indian workers from economic hubs to their respective states of domicile and unprecedented global and economic downturn.
COVID-19 International Developments: Daily Scan, June 02, 2020
Economic
China bets on $2tn high-tech infrastructure plan to spark economy
When Chinese Prime Minister Li Keqiang delivered his government's annual work report in Beijing recently, the $2 trillion new high-tech infrastructure initiative was high up on the agenda.
COVID-19 International Developments: Daily Scan, June 01, 2020
Alongside growing opposition to Chinese investments, protectionism is widening. Nine of the world’s 10 largest economies have introduced new measures restricting foreign investment since 2017, according to the UN Committee on Trade and Development (UNCTAD).
How to Transform Indian Agriculture During COVID-19 Lockdown?
Why Indian Agriculture/ “Annadata” Needs Support, in Measured Terms Bailout Package?
The Corona virus (COVID-19) endemic across the globe has caused substantial human and economic losses and disrupted food system value chain1. It has jolted the human minds and made to realise the vulnerability of human life to nature.
VIF News Digests
Global Developments And Analysis: Weekly Monitor
June 29, 2020
Global Developments and Analysis: Weekly Monitor, 22-28 June, 2020

Economic China watches big cash transactions to stem capital flight China will start tracking large-sum cash transactions to...

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China Daily Digest
July 2, 2020
China: Daily Scan, July 2, 2020

China to strengthen financial support for enterprises: Xinhuanet July 2, 2020 China will focus on improving financial...

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Neighbourhood News
July 1, 2020
VIF Neighbourhood News Digest: July 1, 2020

PAKISTAN Rumpus in NA as minister attacks PPP leadership: DAWN A day after the passage of the federal budget, the National...

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International Development
June 18, 2020
VIF News Digest: International Developments (US, Europe and Russia), 1-15 June 2020

USA US Domestic: Racial Violence: Demonstrators in Atlanta protest police killing of black man who fell asleep in drive-...

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Defense, National Security and Terrorism, VIF Alerts
June 22, 2020
VIF News Digest: National Security - Defence Studies & Terrorism, 1-15 June, 2020

DEFENCE: Op Samudra Setu – INs Jalashwa departs Colombo to bring Indian nationals to Tuticorin Raksha Mantri Shri Rajnath...

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