Commentaries & Articles
Ongoing Russia-Ukraine War 2022-2024: Battleground of Adaptations and Innovations
The war that commenced on 24 February 2022 between Ukraine and Russia, has limited parallels with the ongoing war! The sheer dynamism in adaptation, by initiative, ingenuity and vitality of the battlegr...
Recent Developments and Trends in South East Asia-An Update
In the intertwined world of today it is axiomatic the developments at the international level will have impact on regional responses and outcomes. The year 2023 saw recovery of the SE Asian nations from...
The Red Sea Crisis Revives the Importance of IMEC
Despite the initial perception that a prolonged conflict in the Middle East could stall the implementation of the ambitious India-Middle East-Europe Economic Corridor (IMEC), the recent developments see...
A Full Circle by Second Anniversary of Russia-Ukraine Conflict
The Russo-Ukraine war crossed its two-year mark on 22 Feb 2024. This work is based on the premise that in the two years gone by, the war has come a ‘full circle’. How? On 22 Feb 2022, Russia looked ‘strong and confident’ ready to do a Crimea; on 22 Feb 2024, Russia looks ‘strong and confident’ again.
In Defence of Indonesian Democracy
In politics, as in life, context is everything. This is something on which almost everyone agrees and yet most of us ignore.
The 13th WTO Ministerial Conference: Addressing Fragmentation and Unilateral Industrial Policy
As the 13th WTO Ministerial Conference (MC) is scheduled to take place during February 26-29, 2024 at Abu Dhabi amidst a highly fractured world,
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April 24, 2024
Neighborhood News Digest- 24 April 2024

Afghanistan OIC urges lift on Afghan women’s education, employment restrictions-The Khaama Press The media center announced...

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Africa Now
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Defense, National Security and Terrorism, VIF Alerts
April 23, 2024
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Defence Defence exports increase by 32.5% in FY 2023-24; Private sector contributes 60% Army Commanders’ Conference calls...

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Eurasia News Digest
April 19, 2024
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Russia & Central Asia In Moscow Attack, a Handful of Suspects but a Million Tajiks Under Suspicion Muhammad, a Tajik...

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VIF Cyber Review
April 16, 2024
Cyber Review - March 2024

National Cabinet approved over ₹10,300 Crores for “IndiaAI” programme The Cabinet, on 07 March, approved an allocation of...

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Myanmar Round Up
April 12, 2024
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The situation in Myanmar remains troubled since the military coup in February 2021. Myanmar's military chief, Min Aung...

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West Asia Round Up
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Abstract With the ongoing Israel -Hamas war and increasing violence and death and destruction of large number of civilian...

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Global Developments And Analysis: Weekly Monitor
April 16, 2024
Global Developments and Analysis: Weekly Monitor (01-07 April 2024)

Economic How the West lost control of the gold market The first sign of an impending shift was that, in first few months...

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Science and Technology
April 5, 2024
Science and Technology (S&T) Digest (16-31 March 2024), Issue 34

In this Issue I. Defence and Security Induction of Helicopter Unit at Air Force Station Thanjavur Delivery of ‘Ammunition...

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US Insights
April 12, 2024
US - Insights - March 2024

India-US Relations Incredible momentum in India-US defence relations: Pentagon official There is a paradigm change and...

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Culture & Civilisation
April 5, 2024
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Buddha relics return to India after historic Thailand tour- The Economic Times The relics of Lord Buddha, along with those...

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Multilateralism Digest
April 15, 2024
Multilateralism Digest: March 2024-Issue 3

I. India in the UN India bats for reform in ILO’s governing structure India suggests reform of UNSC working methods Second...

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