The India Way @ the UNGA

It appeared from media reports and commentaries as if India was the flavour at the 77th UNGA where India was ably represented by her Foreign Minister (EAM) Dr S Jaishankar. This is not a eulogy for the EAM but he is known to call a spade a spade whic....

China: Daily Scan, October 6, 2022

Xi encourages geological workers to play greater role in mineral exploration: Xinhuanet October 4, 2022
Chinese President Xi Jinping has encouraged a team of geological workers in east China's Shandong Province to carry forward fine trad....

VIF Neighbourhood News Digest: October 06, 2022

Afghanistan
Hanafi: Islamic Emirate Committed to Improving Education: Tolo
News At an event for World Teachers' Day, 2nd Deputy Prime Minister Hanafi said that the acting government is committed to the improvement of quality a....

Quad Plus Dialogue

The latest edition of the Quad Plus dialogue at the think tanks level was held on 20th September 2022 virtually. The topics discussed were a review of recent developments with the Quad, role of multi-lateral organisations in identifying opportunities....

Interaction with Dr. Daniel Markey at VIF

Dr. Daniel Markey is a senior advisor on South Asia at the United States Institute of Peace. He is also a senior fellow at the Johns Hopkins University’s School of Advanced International Studies (SAIS) Foreign Policy Institute. VIF experts and ....

Talk by Shri Atul D. Rane, Scientist ‘H’, Outstanding Scientist and DG BrahMos, DRDO

Vivekananda International Foundation and DRDO (Defence Research and Development Organisation) together have interactions in which eminent and distinguished speakers from DRDO have given presentations to the think tanks, industry, startups, military, ....

Interaction with Vice Chief of Army Staff (VCOAS) Lt. Gen BS Raju, UYSM, AVASM

VIF organisned a talk and interaction with Vice Chief of Army Staff (VCOAS) Lt. Gen BS Raju, UYSM, AVASM on "Measures Being Adopted to Enhance the Combat Potential of Indian Army including the Agniveers" on 21 July 2022 from 1100 to 1230 hours at th....

China: Daily Scan, October 3, 2022

Former court official in China's Inner Mongolia expelled from CPC: Xinhuanet September 30, 2022
Hu Yifeng, former president of the Higher People's Court of north China's Inner Mongolia Autonomous Region and secretary of the court's leadi....

A Befitting State Funeral for Abe but Fresh Challenges Confront Kishida

September 27, 2022 marked an important day in Japan’s history as Japan organised a state funeral to the slain former Prime Minister Abe Shinzo at the Nippon Budokan in central Tokyo. It may be recalled that Japan’s longest-servicing leader in pos....

Discussion on Myanmar’s Relations with Its Neighbouring Countries

On 28 September 2022, the Vivekananda International Foundation organised a discussion on “Myanmar’s Relations with Its Neighbouring Countries”. Dr Arvind Gupta, Director, VIF gave the introductory remarks. Myanmar has experienced a fundamental ....

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