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Tanzania’s President John Magufuli – The Hero of the Hour

January 22, 2016
Tanzania’s President John Magufuli – The Hero of the Hour

India needs to take advantage of its historically close and friendly ties with Tanzania and step up its ties with that country, perhaps by scheduling a visit of Prime Minister Modi at the earliest.

What does lower oil prices mean for India?

January 18, 2016
What does lower oil prices mean for India?

The longer the price of oil remains depressed, India, like other major oil importers, will not only increase its dependence on crude imports, but it will also become more dependent on OPEC.

India’s Approach to Asia: Strategy, Geopolitics and Responsibility

2016

Publisher: Pentagon Press
ISBN 978-81-8274-870-5
This book offers wide ranging divergent perspectives on India's role in managing and shaping Asian Security. The book offers important ideas on how Asian security will shape up in the future by utilizing the method of scenarios. It is an important contribution to the field of Asian and regional security and India's role in it.

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North Korea: An Advance Frontier of India’s “Act East”?

December 01, 2015
North Korea: An Advance Frontier of India’s “Act East”?

Recent developments in India-North Korea relations make it an opportune time for India to devise a new approach for its engagement with the Korean Peninsula that will help redefine its Act East policy.

Need to Build an Effective Indo-German Partnership

November 09, 2015

India and Germany have complementarities that can make them effective partners. However, converting these complementarities into possibilities will depend on creating conducive environment for greater German investment and a better understanding of the German world view.

‘Arriving in the Nick of Time’: The Indian Corps in France, 1914–15

October 2015

Today, military historians as well as those dealing with colonial South Asian history tend to overlook the fact that during the First World War, the Indian Army was Britain’s strategic reserve. It vitally despatched over 150,000 troops to the Western Front to shore-up the British sector in the critical period of 1914-1915. To the Indian sepoys who crossed the kala pani to fight, die or be wounded in the trenches there, it was a jarring initiation into modern industrialised warfare.

Delhi Dialogue VII : ASEAN-India Shaping the Post-2015 Agenda

2015
Delhi Dialogue VII : ASEAN-India Shaping the Post-2015 Agenda

Publisher: Pentagon Press
ISBN: 978-81-8274-845-3
Price: Rs. 995/-

This volume is based on the proceedings of Delhi Dialogue VII held in March 2015. It epitomizes the growing dialogue between India and ASEAN at all levels. Delhi Dialogue brings together practitioners, corporate leaders, opinion makers, academics and journalists, every year, to discuss a wide range of issues of common interest and concern that animate the India - ASEAN relationship. Discussions held at the Delhi Dialogue, subsequent to ASEAN Commemorative Summit issuing the ‘Vision Statement’ in 2012, provide a good insight into the likely scenarios and possible trends in the post-2015 era.
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India and the Satellite Launch Market

July 16, 2015
India and the Satellite Launch Market

While India has a reliable vehicle for launching less than 2 tonne satellites into LEO, it lacks the necessary infrastructure to obtain larger commercial benefits from this capability.

Modi’s Visit to Central Asia

July 06, 2015
Modi’s Visit to Central Asia

To reconnect with the Eurasian market, India needs to explore the option of a direct land-link through China, i.e., reviving the traditional Ladakh-Xinjiang axis as the natural gateway to Eurasia.

How Workable will Consultants be in the Existing Framework of the Ministry of External Affairs?

July 06, 2015
How Workable will Consultants be in the Existing Framework of the Ministry of External Affairs?

There are also grey areas to the extent that the professional and hierarchical relationship which the Consultants will have with regular IFS officers is yet to be clearly outlined.

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