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Perceiving Silk Road as a Pilgrimage Route to India

If someone has to physically locate the Silk Road, then they would usually find a region from the main landmass of China to the ancient Roman Empire. The route in between, also touches the northern region of the Indian subcontinent as well as the...

Sri Lanka – Current Political Situation

Introduction This article looks at the current political situation in Sri Lanka from a comprehensive strategic point of view. Developments therefore, have a national security perspective keeping India’s objectives and interests in mind. The note...

China’s Future Energy Resource: Hydrogen

Energy transition is a trend many countries adopt to address the climate change challenge in the 21st century. The measures undertaken by various governments are diverse based on their capabilities and resources. China, the world's largest emitter...

China: Daily Scan, August 18, 2022

Public security ministry reports fraud prevention numbers: China Daily August 17, 2022 The number of filed cases related to telecom and network fraud has decreased for 14 consecutive months since last June, the Ministry of Public Security said on...

VIF Cyber Review: July 2022

NATIONAL Government of India issued a consultation paper on the “Need for a new legal framework governing Telecommunication in India”. On 28 July 2022, the Ministry of Communications, Department of Telecommunications, Govt. of India, prepared a...

How China's Past Actively Shapes its Foreign Policy

China’s perceived image of its past actively shapes its policy in the present. For a China determined to restore its past glory, it is significant to utilize narratives from history to effectively shape and justify a fervent and yet aggressive...

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

DEFENCE Chief of Army Staff Proceeds on a Three Day Visit to Bangladesh. Prime Minister unveils ‘SPRINT’. Joint Press Release of the 16th Round of India-China Corps Commander Level Meeting. Maritime Partnership Exercise (MPX) conducted between...

India- Maldives – Growing Convergences

The Maldivian President Ibrahim Mohamed Solih visited India recently (1-4 Aug 2022). He was accompanied by several high-level officials comprising, Ibrahim Ameer, Minister of Finance, Fayyaz Ismail, Minister of Economic Development, Aishath Mohamed...

AUKUS, India and the Strategic Dynamics in the Indo-Pacific Region

Introduction The emergence of the Indo-Pacific as a new geostrategic space represents the new strategic reality of the 21st century. It is a new domain in India’s foreign policy engagement. India’s role is defined by its geography, interest and...

China: Daily Scan, July 26, 2022

Sri Lanka asks China for help with trade, investment and tourism: Reuters July 25, 2022 Sri Lanka has asked China to help with trade, investment and tourism to help it grow sustainably, Colombo's envoy to Beijing said on Monday as it negotiates for...

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