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Visit of Fifth Batch Gen-Next Democracy Network Programme of ICCR to Vivekananda International Foundation

The Indian Council for Cultural Relations (ICCR) organized the visit of the fifth batch of Gen-Next Democracy Network Programme with delegates from Austria, Costa Rica, Greece, South Korea, Romania, and Australia. The delegates visited Vivekananda...

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

DEFENCE Indian Army Contingent Participates in Exercise Vostok- 2022. Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi commissions India’s first indigenous aircraft carrier INS Vikrant in Kochi. Chief of Army Staff (COAS), General Manoj Pande, to visit Nepal....

Turkey's Current Strategic Profile

Amb. Anil Trigunayat, Distinguished Fellow at VIF analyses, "Turkey's Current Strategic Profile" by addressing Ankara's strategic and foreign policy priorities in the context of Russia-Ukraine crisis; identifies the reasons for rapprochement...

VIF Cyber Review: August 2022

National Telecom equipment manufacturers respond enthusiastically to the design-led incentive programme Indian Prime Minister (PM) Narendra Modi had outlined his vision of making India a self-reliant or Atmanirbhar nation. In line with the vision,...

US Military Assistance Package to Pakistan will have a Direct Bearing on India’s National Security

On 7 September 2022, the US notified the US Congress that it had made a “determination” approving a possible “Foreign Military Sale (FMS) to the Government of Pakistan of F-16 for sustainment and related equipment for an estimated cost of $450...

India’s G20 Presidency

In this episode of VIF podcast, Ambassador Rajiv Bhatia, Distinguished Fellow at Gateway House discusses with Samir Bhattacharya, Research Associate at the Vivekananda International Foundation on India’s upcoming G20 Presidency and the associated...

Deterrence in Asymmetries

Ashley Tellis’s book – ‘Striking Asymmetries- Nuclear Transitions in South Asia’ has caught some media attention with commentators calling for a review of India’s nuclear doctrine and posture in view of an assessed build up of nuclear arsenals by...

China: Daily Scan, September 9, 2022

Former senior Xiamen municipal legislator arrested: Xinhuanet September 8, 2022 China's Supreme People's Procuratorate (SPP) has announced its decision to arrest Chen Jiadong, a former senior legislator in the city of Xiamen in east China's Fujian...

VIF News Digest: National Security - Defence Studies & Terrorism, 16-31 August 2022

DEFENCE Chief of Royal Malaysian Navy is on an official visit to India. Ex UDARASHAKTI between the Indian Air Force (IAF) and the Royal Malaysian Air Force (RMAF) culminates. Vietnam-India Bilateral Army Exercise VINBAX 2022 concludes. Indian...

China: Daily Scan, September 5, 2022

China's top legislature adopts revised agricultural products law: Xinhuanet September 2, 2022 Chinese lawmakers on Friday voted to adopt a revised Law on Quality and Safety of Agricultural Products at the 36th session of the Standing Committee of...

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