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The #IMPRI Center for International Relations and Strategic Studies (CIRSS), IMPRI Impact and Policy Research Institute, New Delhi conducted a Three-Day Immersive Online Certificate Training Course on ‘India’s G20 Presidency and the Contours of Indian Foreign Policy’ from March 14-16, 2023. Inaugurating the sessions, Mr Aashwash Mahanta, a researcher at IMPRI, welcomed the speakers and participants to the program with an introduction to the eminent panellists. The course was commenced and moderated by Dr Simi Mehta, CEO and Editorial Director at IMPRI, who highlighted our country’s pressing situation.
Even as Russia’s own Wagner Group Chairman has urged Putin to declare victory and ceasefire after Bakhmut and control of the region in the east strategically designed for control by the Russian planners, and China brought in 12 point peace plan, the observers do not really see an end to the war. Indian PM Narendra Modi has been urging both sides to ceasefire and return to dialogue as he chairs the G20 and has offered India’s assistance in doing so if the warring sides were ready, but there are no signs of ceasefire that one could see yet.
. Last week, where Prime Minister Rishi Sunak finally lost his long-standing ally and deputy, Dominic Raab, he also managed to consolidate his hold over power with the appointment of his close allies to senior positions in the government. Sunak is increasingly making it clear that he is playing a long game and, despite challenges, is unlikely to give up easily.
India is pulling out all the stops to reach out to the “first citizens” who reside in hamlets along the India-China border. Under the Vibrant Villages Programme (VVP), nearly 3,000 villages selected along the 3,400-km-long border are set to get better infrastructure facilities, and ₹2,500 crore has been set aside to construct roads.
Sudanese have suffered a week long violence that was not seen before except in the Darfur some 20 years ago. This time it is the battle of supremacy between the current ruler military chief General Burhan and his rival deputy Gen Mohammed Hamdan Dagalo also notoriously called Hemedti heading the Rapid Support forces (RSF) drawn from the feared Janjaweed militias that held and continue to hold sway over the Darfur region.