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Nuclear Power: India’s Development Imperative (a VIF Task Force Report)

India has to be militarily powerful to be a meaningful player in international politics. As the world’s fifth largest economy, it must be a secure nation to deter her enemies. India’s Poet Laureate Dr. Ramdhari Singh Dinkar, in his poem quoted above...

BIMSTEC Think Tanks Dialogue on Regional Security

The first BIMSTEC Think Tanks Dialogue on Regional Security was held at the Vivekananda International Foundation (VIF) on 13-14 November 2018. Delegates from Bangladesh, Bhutan, India, Myanmar, Nepal, Thailand, Sri Lanka and BIMSTEC Secretariat...

Commentary: International Solar Alliance - India’s Radiant Multilateralism

On March 11 ,2018 India led the world into a new era of mutually beneficial multilateral effort, so necessary for the survival of the humanity, through the inauguration of the International Solar Alliance (ISA) in New Delhi by Prime Minister...

National Workshop on Doubling Farmers’ Income through Scaling-up

In sync with Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi’s vision of doubling farmers’ income by 2022 when the country completes its 75 years of independence, the VIF, in collaboration with ICRISAT (International Crops Research Institute for the Semi-Arid...

Interaction with French Diplomats on the UN Conference on Climate Change

Nicolas Hulot, Special Envoy of the French President on the Protection of the Planet, accompanied by Laurence Tubiana, France’s Special Representative on Climate Change, visited the VIF on July 27th 2015 for an interaction on issues that are likely...

India’s Foreign Policy: A Reader ; Edited by Kanti P Bajpai and Harsh V Pant; Oxford University Press, New Delhi, 2013; PP 452; Price Rs 1095

Kanti Bajpai and Harsh V. Pant have edited this book for the benefit of graduate students studying Indian foreign policy, those teaching the subject as well as the general reader interested in its key aspects. It is a compilation of 14 essays, apart...

Contamination of Water Resources and Associated Health Hazards: The Need of a Safe Water Policy and Proper Institutional Response with Special Reference to India

Abstract In this research paper the author has discussed the different aspects of water borne diseases, their impact on human health and means for ensuring safe drinking water in the country. Water borne diseases are a big burden on developing...

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