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Russia-Ukraine Conflict and International Developments: An Indian Perspective

(This is an updated version of the presentation made at an international conference organised by National Institute of International Strategy, CASS, Beijing on “Russia-Ukraine Conflict and International Developments” on 26 July 2022) The Russia-...

Remembering Kargil: How it Redefined the Concept of War between India and Pakistan

Kargil Vijay Diwas is celebrated every 26th of July to commemorate the valour and sacrifice of our soldiers who fought in the Kargil war of 1999. The war was fought by Indian soldiers in the Kargil district of Jammu and Kashmir, now situated in...

China: Daily Scan, July 29, 2022

China's minister of industry, information technology under probe: Xinhuanet July 28, 2022 Xiao Yaqing, China's minister of industry and information technology, has been put under investigation for suspected violations of Party discipline and laws,...

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 as it negotiates for...

VIF News Digest: National Security - Defence Studies & Terrorism, 01-15 July 2022

DEFENCE DRDO conducts successful maiden flight of Autonomous Flying Wing Technology Demonstrator. Indian Army organised the “Suraksha Manthan 2022”. New manufacturing facilities at Bharat Dynamics Limited. Indian Navy ships visit Singapore,...

VIF- The Heritage Foundation Roundtable Discussion on 7 July 2022

The VIF in collaboration with the Heritage Foundation, USA, organized a virtual roundtable discussion on the ‘Geopolitical and Economic Implications of the Ukraine Crisis for India’ and the US on 7 July 2022. The opening remarks were delivered by Dr...

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 votes. The...

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 law-based government...

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 northwest China's...

The I2 U2: A Matrix of Some Consequence

On July 14 , while President Biden was in Israel on the first leg of his much discussed desert Safari ending in Jeddah conferring with the regional leaders to strengthen the Abrahamic security bridges, he virtually hosted a summit of his...

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