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Covid-19 - Africa the Next Battle Ground

Covid 19 virus has pervaded the globe and, in the bargain, has hit the developed countries the most. While the struggle against it is on the war footing with experimenting leadership all around, another populous and important continent is faced with...

COVID-19 International Developments: Daily Scan, April 15, 2020

Strategic Putin seizes crude supply deal to oil relations with Trump The Russian president and his US counterpart have held five conversations since March 30, more than in the whole of 2019, as they negotiated the largest ever co-ordinated cut in...

COVID-19 International Developments: Daily Scan, April 14, 2020

Economic IMF cancels debt payments for 6 months for 25 poor nations The International Monetary Fund approved $500 million on April 13 to cancel six months of debt payments for 25 of the world's most impoverished countries so they can help tackle the...

Global Impact of Covid-19 Crisis

Covid-19 is the first full-blown crisis of a hyper-connected world. It arose as the local outbreak in China at Wuhan city, and within a few weeks, it had spread all across the world. More than a million Corona positive cases have been noticed and...

COVID-19 International Developments: Daily Scan, April 10, 2020

Strategic Despite COVID-19, U.S. Military Remains Ready to Fight "To those who wish us harm, make no mistake: even with the challenges that this disease has brought to our shores, the Department of Defense stands ready to meet any threat and defend...

Covid-19 and Indian Economy

Epidemic is inversely proportional to economic enterprise and growth in any country. Likewise, any pandemic has a penchant to puncture the global economic growth. Corona virus will lead to recession and economic collapse if corrective measures with...

COVID-19 International Developments: Daily Scan, March 27, 2020

Strategic G20 shows remarkable solidarity to deal with pandemic The G20 meeting was not marred by acrimony, as was feared given the ongoing oil price war initiated by Saudi Arabia-led OPEC, and a war of words between the US and China over the...

Third India-Africa Forum Summit: A Curtain Raiser

A Round-Table discussion on the forthcoming ‘India-Africa Forum Summit’ scheduled in New Delhi from 26-29 October 2015 was held at the VIF on 12 Oct 2015. The gathering was briefed by a panel of 3 experts on Africa, Ambassador R. Rajagopalan,...

Vimarsha on ‘Science’ of Economics - Dr. Rathin Roy, Director & CEO, NIPFP

Vimarsha, VIF’s monthly series of talks, was held on 18 Dec 2014 with Dr. Rathin Roy, Director & CEO, National Institute of Public Finance and Policy (NIPFP) and Member, Seventh Central Pay Commission, Government of India, speaking on the ‘...

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