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Neighborhood News Digest- 15 May 2024

Afghanistan Eight Govt Institutions Merged Into Ministries-Tolo News Based on a decree from the leader of the Islamic Emirate, eight government institutions that were not previously under the management of ministries have now been merged into...

India’s Resilient Constitution

The government decided in November 2015 to observe 26th November as Constitution Day or Sambidhan Divas to commemorate the adoption of the Constitution on 26th November 1949 which came into effect from 26th January 1950. The basic objective behind...

Changing Dynamics of India-Myanmar Relations

The VIF has published the book titled “Revisiting Myanmar: Present Through Past,'' which is coedited by Brig Vinod Anand and myself, Cchavi Vasisht. The initiative to collaborate with various ambassadors and scholars have helped us develop a better...

Recalling the pre-March 24, 1940 Idea of India

But answers to such questions, important as they are, will hardly capture the deeper vision that underlies Modi’s Sengol mission. Why did Narendra Modi choose to recall the August 14-15, 1947 midnight history of Sengol now? Why did he time it with...

Neighborhood News Digest – 20 April 2023

Afghanistan US watchdog ‘cannot assure’ Afghanistan aid not going to Taliban - Aljazeera The head of the Special Inspector General for Afghanistan Reconstruction (SIGAR) has decried a lack of transparency from United States agencies that he said has...

Neighborhood News Digest – 10 March 2023

Afghanistan Afghanistan blast: Taliban governor killed in his office – BBC The Taliban governor of Afghanistan's northern Balkh province has been killed in a suicide attack claimed by the Islamic State (IS) group. Mohammad Dawood Muzammil was...

The Future of Ethiopia's Peace Deal

There are nations with states and nations without a state. And in Sub-Saharan Africa, there is a third category: states without nations. One such case in point is Ethiopia. Ethiopia is a Federal Democratic Republic with two chartered cities and nine...

Neighborhood News Digest – 17 February 2023

Afghanistan US weapons left in Afghanistan are becoming a new threat to Pakistan and India | OPINION – India Today Approximately, $7 billion of military equipment the US transferred to Afghan Defense Forces over 16 years was left behind in...

Understanding the Apex Court Judgment on EWS Reservations

On November 7, yet another milestone was established in the long journey of reservations in post-independent India, with the Supreme Court upholding the constitutional validity of 10 per cent quota for economically weaker sections (EWS) in...

Restructuring Power Equation: Rise of Indigenists means fall of Communism in Nepal

Ever since the end of the autocratic Rana regime in Nepal in 1951, the country has had seven constitutions. Yet, none of the constitutions survived for more than a decade or so in this country. During the last seven decades, the country witnessed...

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