Book Discussion on “The Arab Spring That Was and Wasn’t”

The Vivekananda International Foundation organized a book discussion on 18 November on book titled, “The Arab Spring That Was and Wasn’t” authored by Amb. K P Fabian and published by Macmillan Education in June 2022. The discussion was attended....

Ukraine War: When will it End?

As of now, unfortunately, we cannot see any sign of an early end to the unfolding tragedy that started on 24th February 2022 when the Russian invasion began. By now according to estimates made by the Pentagon each side might have sustained about 100....

China: Daily Scan, November 23, 2022

Chinese scientists develop self-propelled robots to clean up microplastics: Xinhuanet
November 22, 2022
A group of Chinese scientists has developed a kind of micro-robot powered by ion exchanges to remove microplastics and nanop....

VIF Neighbourhood News Digest - November 23, 2022

Afghanistan
Exhibit Held in Kabul to Display Domestic Products: Tolo News
The Ministry of Industry and Mines (MoIC) said that efforts are underway in support of the private sector and that such exhibitions will be held outside....

Supreme Court’s Observations on Forced Conversions

The issue of forced conversions from one religious denomination to another has been brought into fresh focus when the Supreme Court recently observed that such conversions were “dangerous” and that they were “seriously against the interest of t....

China: Daily Scan, November 22, 2022

China promotes int'l cooperation on remote sensing data services: Xinhuanet
November 21, 2022
The China National Space Administration (CNSA) on Monday launched a national platform for remote sensing data and application service....

VIF Neighbourhood News Digest - November 22, 2022

Afghanistan
Acting Min. Muttaqi Meets with Norwegian Charge d'Affaires: Tolo News
The Islamic Emirate's acting foreign minister, Amir Khan Muttaqi, met with Norway's chargé d'affaires in Afghanistan to discuss political and h....

Monthly Compilation of Views of VIF Expert Groups: September 2022

In the month of September 2022 Vivekananda International Foundation (VIF) organized a total of four expert group andone trilateral round table with most of them being hybrid. The month saw the commencement of a new expert group on climate change in w....

Book Discussion- The Pashtuns: A Contested History authored by Shri Tilak Devasher

On 14th October 2022, Vivekananda International Foundation (VIF) organised a book discussion on "The Pashtuns- A contested history”, authored by Shri Tilak Devahser. This is the fourth book by Mr. Devasher earlier three being Pakistan: Courting th....

Security Challenges along Indo-Nepal Border Regions

Nepal holds a crucial role in India’s security not merely on account of its size, natural resources and population, but more so due to its November 21, 2022 Neighbourhood Studies , Nepal , Commentary , India , Nepal , Border , infiltration , surveillance , Militants , Armed Police Force , SSB

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