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ORF - ECC study project on Radical Islam
Oct 16, 2009

ORF - ECC study project on Radical Islam

The Observer Research Foundation, New Delhi and the Experimental Creativity Centre, Moscow have initiated a collaborative research project on Radical Islam. The first meeting under this project took place in Moscow on the 8th and 9th of October, 2009.

ORF Democracy Survey
Aug 13, 2016

ORF Democracy Survey

To mark India's 70th year of Independence, Observer Research Foundation (ORF) has launched an annual survey that will track the state of the ever matu

ORF Faculty appointed Governor of Arunachal Pradesh
May 21, 2013

ORF Faculty appointed Governor of Arunachal Pradesh

Lt. Gen. Nirbhay Sharma (Retd), Distinguished Fellow at Observer Research Foundation, New Delhi, has been appointed the new Governor of Arunachal Pradesh, a strategic border State in the North East.

ORF hosts discussion on climate change
Jun 26, 2009

ORF hosts discussion on climate change

Mr. Thomas Haahr, First Secretary, Climate Change, Royal Danish Embassy outlined deep cuts in emissions of industrialised countries, financial support for developing countries, enhanced mitigation action by developing countries and adapting to the impact of climate change as the key challenges that would have to be addressed in Copenhagen

ORF in Top 10 Asian think tanks
Jan 22, 2015

ORF in Top 10 Asian think tanks

As part of the worldwide launch of the Global Go To Think Tank Index Report 2014, an event was organised at ORF in Delhi on Thursday. According to the Report, ORF has been placed at 8th position amongst the Top 10 think tanks in Asia.

ORF Kolkata Chapter moves to new campus
Apr 15, 2013

ORF Kolkata Chapter moves to new campus

The Kolkata Chapter of Observer Research Foundation has started functioning from its own new building in New Town, Rajarhat, Kolkata. The chapter moved to the new premises on April 15, the auspicious occasion of Poila Baishakh or Bengali New Year.

ORF launches new logo as it completes 25 years
Sep 07, 2015

ORF launches new logo as it completes 25 years

ORF has launched a new, bold and impressive logo as it completed 25 glorious years. The logo was unveiled by the senior-most Trustee and Honourary Secretary Mr. Baljit Kapur at the 26th Foundation Day. Also present were Trustees Mrs Renuka Mishra and Mr Lalit Bhasin and Director Sunjoy Joshi.

ORF participates in Moscow BRIC conference
Nov 18, 2008

ORF participates in Moscow BRIC conference

The Observer Research Foundation (ORF) was invited to put together a group from India for the Moscow conference by the Polity Foundation, one of the principal Russian organisers. ORF and Polity have had earlier contact and a bilateral event had been jointly organised by

ORF publication on BRIC released in South Africa
Mar 14, 2011

ORF publication on BRIC released in South Africa

ORF publication 'BRIC in the New World Order' was released in South Africa recently. The event was organised by the South African Institute of International Affairs. Its National Director Ms Elizabeth Sidiropoulos introduced the book and delivered the opening remarks. The launch was followed by a round-table discussion.

ORF recommends $1 billion SAARC Fund
Jan 22, 2004

ORF recommends $1 billion SAARC Fund

The SAARC should plan a billion dollar Infrastructure Fund for developing water and energy projects in areas with high unemployment and poverty rates, a ORF Policy Brief issued on the eve of Prime Minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee¿s visit to Islamabad to attend the 12th SAARC Conference.

ORF researcher bags NIXI fellowship
Oct 19, 2010

ORF researcher bags NIXI fellowship

ORF Senior Fellow Dr. R. Swaminathan will work on mobile banking solutions for financial inclusion and prepare a policy document for the government.

ORF roundtable on Personal Data Protection Bill, 2018
Oct 12, 2018

ORF roundtable on Personal Data Protection Bill, 2018

Will data localisation — or a diluted mirroring requirement — serve India’s strategic interests as outlined in the Srikrishna Committee’s report? Moving forward, how can India build data ecosystems that not only feed back into domestic innovation but also protect user privacy at scale keeping in mind the interests of the private sector?

ORF Seminar on Status Of India Studies in the United States
Sep 15, 2004

ORF Seminar on Status Of India Studies in the United States

The seminar on Status of India Studies in the United States is co-sponsored by Observer Research Foundation, New Delhi and India Studies Program of Indiana University. The seminar is scheduled for September 15 and 16, 2004 at Indiana Memorial Union Hotel, Indiana University, Bloomington.

ORF study highlights appalling state of sanitation at Mumbai railway stations
Jun 03, 2010

ORF study highlights appalling state of sanitation at Mumbai railway stations

The study urges urgent action to improve the state of sanitation and demands facilities comparable to those at airports

ORF takes on the budget
Feb 02, 2019

ORF takes on the budget

How does the interim budget impact some of the most critical facets of the Indian economy?

ORF takes on the budget
Feb 02, 2019

ORF takes on the budget

How does the interim budget impact some of the most critical facets of the Indian economy?

ORF TRUSTEE HONOURED WITH NATIONAL LAW DAY AWARD
Dec 03, 2007

ORF TRUSTEE HONOURED WITH NATIONAL LAW DAY AWARD

Mr. Lalit Bhasin, Trustee, Observer Research Foundation, and one of the senior-most lawyers of the Supreme Court, has been bestowed with the National Law Day Award for his "Outstanding Contribution to the Development of the Legal Profession in India and for his deep involvement and engagement in the maintenance of the highest standards at the Bar".

ORF's Indo-Russian dialogue concludes
Oct 05, 2009

ORF's Indo-Russian dialogue concludes

The third meeting of ORF's Indo-Russian dialogue was held in Moscow on 5 - 6 October 2009. India's Russian partner in this dialogue is the Russkiy Mir Foundation headed by Mr. Vyacheslav Nikonov who is also President of the Unity for Russia Foundation.

ORF's Lingua China embarks on language & culture exchange
Jun 12, 2014

ORF's Lingua China embarks on language & culture exchange

Observer Research Foundation-Kolkata and Tagore's Cheena Bhavana at Visva-Bharati University co-hosted a day-long series of discussions, an evening of cultural interactions, and a half-day of intensive Mandarin language lessons.

ORF, FUDAN University Joint Project to Study Rural Economies and Governance Practices
Aug 10, 2010

ORF, FUDAN University Joint Project to Study Rural Economies and Governance Practices

Observer Research Foundation (ORF), India and Fudan Institute for Advanced Study in Social Sciences Fudan University, China have agreed to undertake a joint research project.