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VIF News Digest: National Security - Defence Studies & Terrorism, 16-30 November 2022

DEFENCE MALABAR 22 culminates. Mr Carlos Del Toro, Secretary of Navy, US on a five day official visit to India. Raksha Mantri (RM) Shri Rajnath Singh attends ASEAN Defence Ministers Plus meeting & India-ASEAN Defence Ministers meeting. Indo-...

China: Daily Scan, December 01, 2022

Coronavirus in China: cities ease some rules, ban blocking of exits amid protests and surge in cases: South China Morning Post November 28, 2022 Authorities in Beijing and Guangzhou have eased some zero-Covid measures and warned that essential exits...

India and the South Caucasus

It is desirable to draw a pen -picture of South Caucasus before discussing India’s policy towards the region and its relations with the individual countries in the region. The collapse of the USSR in 1991 resulted in the emergence of 15 independent...

Pakistan: Appointment of New Army Chief

After much delay and deliberate attempts by former Prime Minister Imran Khan to make the issue controversial, Lt. Gen Syed Asim Munir Shah, Frontier Force Regiment, was appointed Pakistan’s new Army Chief on Nov 24. A lingering `technical issue’ had...

India's Healthcare Diplomacy with Africa

In this episode of VIF podcast, Ms Gouri Sardesai, CIO, Manorama Infosolutions pvt. ltd and Samir Bhattacharya, Research Associate at the Vivekananda International Foundation discuss India’s healthcare diplomacy with Africa. Given the importance of...

Ukraine War: When will it End?

As of now, unfortunately, we cannot see any sign of an early end to the unfolding tragedy that started on 24th February 2022 when the Russian invasion began. By now according to estimates made by the Pentagon each side might have sustained about...

Security Challenges along Indo-Nepal Border Regions

Nepal holds a crucial role in India’s security not merely on account of its size, natural resources and population, but more so due to its strategic location between India and China, which happen to be the world’s fastest-growing economic and...

VIF News Digest: National Security - Defence Studies & Terrorism, 01-15 November 2022

DEFENCE Shri Giridhar Aramane is the new Defence Secretary of India. DRDO conducts flight-test of Phase-II Ballistic Missile Defence. Naval Commanders’ Conference. Joint Military Training-2022 with Republic of Singapore Air Force (RSAF). Visit...

India-UAE Set to boost ties and Strengthen Strategic Partnership

UAE’s Foreign Minister Sheikh Abdullah bin Zayed Al Nahyan is scheduled to visit India on 21st November 2022 on a bilateral visit. In an earlier bilateral engagement this year, he and External Affairs Minister Dr S Jaishankar co-chaired the 14th...

VIF Cyber Review: October 2022

NATIONAL Tata Power’s IT infrastructure suffered a cyber-attack; critical systems were not disrupted On 14 October 2022, Tata Power announced that their IT infrastructure dealt with a cyber-attack and some systems were impacted. The cyber-attack...

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