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Philanthropy as development finance: The new normal
Economics and Finance | Developing and Emerging Economies May 18, 2024

Philanthropy as development finance: The new normal

Philanthropic organisations have a financial capacity beyond that of governments. Thus, governments should create conditions that enable the private sector to fund SDGs effectively. ...

India and Russia in Central Asia: Opening the doors of perception
International Affairs May 18, 2024

India and Russia in Central Asia: Opening the doors of perception

Russia views India’s burgeoning role in Eurasia with optimism, both politically and economically and recognises its potential to fortify its trade and economic foothold in this region ...

Indo-Myanmar border fencing initiative: Assessing imperatives and challenges
Neighbourhood May 18, 2024

Indo-Myanmar border fencing initiative: Assessing imperatives and challenges

The Indo-Myanmar border's complex topography and shared ethnic ties on either side complicate the border fencing initiative ...

Optimising digital innovation ecosystems for development
Cyber and Technology | Digital Inclusion | Artificial Intelligence May 17, 2024

Optimising digital innovation ecosystems for development

Digital innovation ecosystems are crucial for global development, but balanced growth requires adaptive capacity to optimise their performance ...

Musk’s China visit: A win for Musk and China and a snub for India?
International Affairs May 17, 2024

Musk’s China visit: A win for Musk and China and a snub for India?

Elon Musk’s recent visit to China after postponing his India trip has prompted many to call the move a snub, but there is more to this than meets the eye ...

Fast-tracking Armenia-India military cooperation
International Affairs | Defence and Security May 17, 2024

Fast-tracking Armenia-India military cooperation

The growing trends in Armenia-India defence cooperation and new arms deals suggest that Armenia should establish a more strategic and comprehensive partnership with India ...

Armenia, India, and the possibility of an ‘Indo-European security supercomplex’
International Affairs May 16, 2024

Armenia, India, and the possibility of an ‘Indo-European security supercomplex’

The emerging Indian-Armenian ties aim to forge geopolitical and geoeconomic pathways that align with their mutual interests and bolster strategic partnerships ...

India's balancing act: Navigating the global energy markets
International Affairs | Energy Security May 16, 2024

India's balancing act: Navigating the global energy markets

India's pragmatic approach to resilience and adaptability in the face of geopolitical upheavals positions it as a key player in shaping the future of global markets ...

Insurrection in the ‘other’ Kashmir
Neighbourhood May 16, 2024

Insurrection in the ‘other’ Kashmir

Although the current uprising PoJK is predominantly centred around economic issues, there is a deeper underpinning of issues of political economy and political freedoms that appear to be sustaining the movement ...

Addressing the blood access and availability crisis
Healthcare May 15, 2024

Addressing the blood access and availability crisis

The technological solution implemented by Chhattisgarh to improve blood availability and accessibility can serve as a template for other states to deal with the blood shortage crisis ...

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Kartik Bommakanti

Kartik Bommakanti

Kartik Bommakanti is a Senior Fellow with the Strategic Studies Programme. Kartik specialises in space military issues and his research is primarily centred on the Indo-Pacific region. He also works on emerging technologies as well as nuclear, conventional and sub-conventional ...

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Ayjaz Wani

Ayjaz Wani (Phd) is a Fellow in the Strategic Studies Programme at ORF. Based out of Mumbai, he tracks China’s relations with Central Asia, Pakistan and the Uyghur Muslim minorities of China’s Xinjiang province. In addition, Dr Wani tracks India-Central Asia ...

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