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VIF Cyber Review: July 2022

NATIONAL Government of India issued a consultation paper on the “Need for a new legal framework governing Telecommunication in India”. On 28 July 2022, the Ministry of Communications, Department of Telecommunications, Govt. of India, prepared a...

How China's Past Actively Shapes its Foreign Policy

China’s perceived image of its past actively shapes its policy in the present. For a China determined to restore its past glory, it is significant to utilize narratives from history to effectively shape and justify a fervent and yet aggressive...

VIF News Digest: National Security - Defence Studies & Terrorism, 16-31 July 2022

DEFENCE Chief of Army Staff Proceeds on a Three Day Visit to Bangladesh. Prime Minister unveils ‘SPRINT’. Joint Press Release of the 16th Round of India-China Corps Commander Level Meeting. Maritime Partnership Exercise (MPX) conducted between...

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...

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, interest and...

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...

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, “...

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 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 and contribute to...

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...

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