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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 D....

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, in....

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 ....

Kashi Ram Sharma, ‘The Third Birth of Confucius: Reconstructing the Ancient Chinese Philosophy in the Post-Mao China’. New Delhi, Manohar, 2022. 385pp. Rs. 1,995.00

Kashi Ram Sharma, ‘The Third Birth of Confucius: Reconstructing the Ancient Chinese Philosophy in the Post-Mao China’. New Delhi, Manohar, 2022. 385pp. Rs. 1,995.00Confucius has made a remarkable comeback in China. As the author emphasizes, “C....

The Unmaking and Making of Sri Lankan Crisis: Options before India

Unfolding Events
Sri Lanka has elected six-time former Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe as the new President. In the parliamentary votes Ranil Wickremesinghe received 134 votes against his closest contestant Dullus Alahapperuma got 82 vo....

China: Daily Scan, July 22, 2022

Senior CPC official urges preventing, defusing risks in united front work: Xinhuanet
July 21, 2022
Senior Communist Party of China (CPC) official You Quan has urged efforts to prevent and defuse risks in the united front work an....

China: Daily Scan, July 20, 2022

China launches inspection of municipal, county-level law-based governance: Xinhuanet
July 19, 2022
China on Tuesday launched an inspection of law-based governance at the municipal and county levels. The inspection will focus on ....

China: Daily Scan, July 19, 2022

Chinese vice premier stresses innovation-driven development of Xinjiang: Xinhuanet
July 18, 2022
Chinese Vice Premier Liu He on Monday called for efforts to boost industrial vitalization and innovation-driven development in nort....

China: Daily Scan, July 18, 2022

Oppo said it will respond to tax evasion allegations from India: Global Times
July 15, 2022
Chinese smartphone maker Oppo told the Global Times on Thursday that it was reviewing a response to a notice from India's Directorate of....

VIF Cyber Review: June 2022

National
“Cyber secure India is integral to national security and development”: Union Minister of Home Affairs
Addressing a national conference on cyber security and national security on 20 June 2022, the Union Minister of H....

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