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by CalvinH
19 Oct 2020 18:00
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Roads Thread
Replies: 3063
Views: 360535

Re: Indian Roads Thread

Good proposed alignment for Delhi-Amritsar-Katra expressway. Creates a completely new expressway through parts of Haryana and Punjab where such connectivity is pretty poor (Rohtak-Jind-Sangrur-Amritsar alignment). Another road to Jammu is welcome for defense readiness as well.
by CalvinH
30 Sep 2020 23:35
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Railways Thread (Dec 2015)
Replies: 3823
Views: 695575

Re: Indian Railways Thread (Dec 2015)

Work has started on dilli's second RRTS line KEC Begins Construction on Delhi – Alwar RRTS’ Gurgaon Section Workers from KEC – CCECC JV and Pinnacle Piling have quietly started piling work near Gurgaon’s Atul Kataria Chowk for constructing the National Capital Region’s second Regional Rapid Transit...
by CalvinH
20 Aug 2020 10:08
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Terroristan - November 11, 2019
Replies: 1858
Views: 451286

Re: Terroristan - November 11, 2019

In the actions of Imran Khan don't discount the impact of the peerni wifey. I think she promised him Paki PM position and leadership of Islamic world if he marries her. First one has come true. Imran is striving for the second. Quereshi and Army are with him firmly playing both sides with Saudis. Pa...
by CalvinH
15 Aug 2020 05:16
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Terroristan - November 11, 2019
Replies: 1858
Views: 451286

Re: Terroristan - November 11, 2019

Jordan and Egypt also were not established in the name of Islam. Pakistan will have to go against the very principle it was founded on if they move ahead with normalization of relationships with Israel. PA leadership definitely would like to have a normal relationship but who will initiate such a di...
by CalvinH
14 Aug 2020 09:34
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Terroristan - November 11, 2019
Replies: 1858
Views: 451286

Re: Terroristan - November 11, 2019

If Querishi isnt booted out than SA should realize that Bajwa's visit is just Taqqiya and Pakis are firmly aligned with Iran-Turkey axis against SA.
by CalvinH
29 Jul 2020 22:39
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Terroristan - November 11, 2019
Replies: 1858
Views: 451286

Re: Terroristan - November 11, 2019

Looks like most of the foreign advisors were hired to improve Pakistan's image overseas and to facilitate funding. As you very well know Pakistan has two issues only: Image and money :D
by CalvinH
27 Jul 2020 00:40
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Terroristan - November 11, 2019
Replies: 1858
Views: 451286

Re: Terroristan - November 11, 2019

I wish someone does an analysis of assets and post retirement lives of 3/4 stars generals in India and Pakistan. I am sure the difference would be shocking. I have relatives who retired as 3 star and 2 star generals and couldn't afford a house in NCR and settled in tier-2 cities in India. When Bajwa...
by CalvinH
02 Jul 2020 06:15
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Terroristan - November 11, 2019
Replies: 1858
Views: 451286

Re: Terroristan - November 11, 2019

I came across a Terroristani that has taken up the proud mantle of being the Fauji mouthpiece in the free and open Paki media, he is undoubtedly very popular on YouTube and goes by the same name as Buzdil Niazi. Maybe we will see this moron burst on to the Political scene in the future. if you assu...
by CalvinH
26 Jun 2020 01:40
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Terroristan - November 11, 2019
Replies: 1858
Views: 451286

Re: Terroristan - November 11, 2019

https://www.rt.com/news/492868-pakistan-international-airlines-ground-pilots-crash/ Not just doctors, pilots with fake degrees too ! Its high time that all professional degrees from Pakistan are put under rigorous scrutiny. A made up country ruled by a small afsar class where everything is availabl...
by CalvinH
12 Jun 2020 09:43
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Small Armaments & Infantry Equipment - News & Discussion
Replies: 837
Views: 174800

Re: Small Armaments & Infantry Equipment - News & Discussion

The front handguard looks different as well. The picatinny rail is on the bottom instead of the top. Which makes sense to me because what accessory would you mount on top of the handguard? Optical sights would be further back, over the receiver and a foregrip would need the rail on the bottom of th...
by CalvinH
27 May 2020 03:35
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: India Border Watch: Security and Operations
Replies: 4479
Views: 833740

Re: India Border Watch: Security and Operations

Equipment aside IA should start acclimatizing large number of soldiers at some other place with same altitude for large scale lift and shift.
by CalvinH
25 May 2020 22:45
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Terroristan - November 11, 2019
Replies: 1858
Views: 451286

Re: Terroristan - November 11, 2019

PIA aircraft crash has pakis style incompetence written all over it. The pilot scrapped the engines on the runway in the first attempt without knowing that landing gear was not down(?), conveyed that he will take a second pass without any emergency shown from the pilot or ATC etc..
by CalvinH
24 May 2020 01:21
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Terroristan - November 11, 2019
Replies: 1858
Views: 451286

Re: Terroristan - November 11, 2019

saip wrote:From the passenger list, it does not appear that not a single person from minorities was on the plane. May be they can not afford a plane ticket?
List


Mashaallah! out of 20/85 has Muhammad as the first or last name...
by CalvinH
23 May 2020 06:35
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Miscellaneous Pictures - Indian Armed Forces
Replies: 3107
Views: 378035

Re: Miscellaneous Pictures - Indian Armed Forces

Ruskies make some very good looking planes.....
by CalvinH
18 May 2020 11:08
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Terroristan - November 11, 2019
Replies: 1858
Views: 451286

Re: Terroristan - November 11, 2019

TFTA Pakjabis rarely make their way to these areas. They spend their lives in Isloo, Lahore or Margalla hills when they are not in Londonistan, and these areas are kept pretty clean. True, DHA and others developments such as Baharia can give well developed cities a run for their money. That kind of...
by CalvinH
19 Apr 2020 05:23
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Terroristan - November 11, 2019
Replies: 1858
Views: 451286

Re: Terroristan - November 11, 2019

https://twitter.com/rsrobin1/status/1251502418988281856 Two domes of recently renovated #GurdwaraDarbarSahib, #KartapurSahib fell during overnight rain and strong winds. The domes were not constructed with cement and iron but fiber. Pakis took the Sikhs for a ride looks like with fake material used...
by CalvinH
06 Apr 2020 06:27
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Wuhan Coronavirus Resource Thread
Replies: 7649
Views: 824793

Re: Wuhan Coronavirus Resource Thread

https://twitter.com/hanson_hhc/status/1241391602523705351?s=20 Suggested to read full thread. Looks interesting...... A good read Not bad. App led elevators, app for status, Automated health check for food delivery....all these looks like technology led changes that were done quickly. See how gover...
by CalvinH
04 Apr 2020 23:41
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Pakistani Economic Stress Watch
Replies: 4269
Views: 816273

Re: Pakistani Economic Stress Watch

https://www.dawn.com/news/1546015/govt-ipps-gear-up-for-crucial-capacity-payment-talks Govt, IPPs gear up for crucial capacity payment talks Informed sources said the electricity tariff involved an additional burden of about Rs186bn because of rupee’s depreciation against dollar in the last two yea...
by CalvinH
29 Mar 2020 22:42
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Post Wuhan-Virus(Covid19) World and India
Replies: 484
Views: 84790

Re: Post Wuhan-Virus(Covid19) World and India

Can this event lead to first demonstration of a national will. A nation under one leader and one cause. I see left-liberals are already sensing this and trying to run down the lockdown as unplanned disaster. For the Chinese part I don't see much impact to Chinese economy. Chinese will soon be overwh...
by CalvinH
29 Mar 2020 07:17
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Wuhan Coronavirus Resource Thread
Replies: 7649
Views: 824793

Re: Wuhan Coronavirus Resource Thread

Meanwhile, this is encouraging, hope it is carried out: Aditya Raj Kaul @AdityaRajKaul Over 1.5-2 lakh migrant workers who left New Delhi for different villages & districts of Uttar Pradesh this week would be now quarantined for two weeks in their villages/hometowns. Local administration has be...
by CalvinH
23 Mar 2020 02:36
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Real Estate Sector
Replies: 1110
Views: 144329

Re: Indian Real Estate Sector

Didn't JayPee group try this in NOIDA and now the company is bankrupt. Lavasa is another failed project. It seems that was due to a political fight between Pawar and S. Gandhi. We have too much political interference and politicians (big and small) and bureaucrats trying to claim the part of the pi...
by CalvinH
02 Mar 2020 10:25
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Terroristan - November 11, 2019
Replies: 1858
Views: 451286

Re: Terroristan - November 11, 2019

So whats up with the Taliban deal and pakistan. Looks like pakis weren't told is was coming and they still have no idea whats in there? Massive blow to H&D hainji...America Bahadur treated them again like a used c? Paki talk shows hosts are at loss to understand how to praise the Fauj as massive...
by CalvinH
02 Mar 2020 10:20
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Wuhan Coronavirus Resource Thread
Replies: 7649
Views: 824793

Re: Wuhan Coronavirus Resource Thread

Any data from Oirope on number of reported cases vs. cases confirmed to be COVID-19? I think ordinary flu cases are inflating the count needlessly. Even if ppl are dying, esp. 80-year-olds with pneumonia, that is not entirely abnormal in February. Do they really have the correct test even in Italy?...
by CalvinH
18 Feb 2020 21:37
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Wuhan Coronavirus Resource Thread
Replies: 7649
Views: 824793

Re: Wuhan Coronavirus Resource Thread

https://www.hindustantimes.com/india-news/coronavirus-update-china-sets-record-straight-on-indian-help-says-deeply-touched-by-kindness/story-AvMu7kyZxuh8X1bLau4EHJ.html what is happening here...they are playing their games in this time as well..dont recognize India in the list of countries but the ...
by CalvinH
05 Feb 2020 07:17
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Wuhan Coronavirus Resource Thread
Replies: 7649
Views: 824793

Re: Wuhan Coronavirus Resource Thread

Ban anything and everything coming from China.Containers, ships- rats may bring the virus in, anyone who lives in China or has visited China,a total ban for one year at least. The Chinese have lost control over its spread and are hoping that the more countries get infected, the heat on them will le...
by CalvinH
04 Feb 2020 08:47
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: 2020 Strategic and Political Analysis-1
Replies: 7957
Views: 1054769

Re: 2020 Strategic and Political Analysis-1

Navroop Singh @NavroopSingh_ Going by BJP awesome campaign they have made a stunning turn around from a one sided match to fight and i hope they win the race in Delhi. My expectation is around 40 for BJP. I loved their fight & zeal to win Delhi. Rest as they say is हरी इच्छा Main problem is ITA...
by CalvinH
04 Feb 2020 08:15
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Wuhan Coronavirus Resource Thread
Replies: 7649
Views: 824793

Re: Wuhan Coronavirus Resource Thread

Why is it that we don't hear of these massive virus outbreaks in say, South America (Heaven forbid!) Rio de Janeiro and Mexico City match Wuhan and Shanghai in crowding and pollution and are probably far worse in sanitation, food hygeine and also sex habits, come to think of it. China has a long li...
by CalvinH
31 Jan 2020 08:08
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Terroristan - November 11, 2019
Replies: 1858
Views: 451286

Re: Terroristan - November 11, 2019

It's called self preservation. Pakis know they don't have any healthcare facilities. They don't want to risk things. Can also means that they have confirmed news from the Chinese that substantial number of Pakis are sick with the virus? Why let your healthier students in risk by not evacuating them...
by CalvinH
25 Jan 2020 02:56
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Terroristan - November 11, 2019
Replies: 1858
Views: 451286

Re: Terroristan - November 11, 2019

Pakistan played with 13 players on the field when they "quashed" India - Ever since neutral umpires were brought in order was restored in the cricket universe. India found its spot and established a thriving business, and Pakistan found its appropriate place. World Economic Forum 2020 - W...
by CalvinH
17 Jan 2020 09:57
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Terroristan - November 11, 2019
Replies: 1858
Views: 451286

Re: Terroristan - November 11, 2019

An Army with a country... https://nayadaur.tv/2020/01/13-ex-military-officials-appointed-as-envoys-to-different-countries/ Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) government, in a fresh move, appointed 13 ex-military officials including, 11 retired major generals of Pakistan’s army and 2 retired air marshals...
by CalvinH
17 Jan 2020 09:36
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Nov 27 2017
Replies: 5544
Views: 1174260

Re: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Nov 27 2017

you beat me to this..

As per wiki Tax to GDP ratio for india is 16% so with above we can assume that personal income tax to GDP ratio is around 4%
by CalvinH
17 Jan 2020 07:47
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Terroristan - November 11, 2019
Replies: 1858
Views: 451286

Re: Terroristan - November 11, 2019

Gafoora really believed in 6th generation warfare and was desperate to win it.... https://mobile.reuters.com/article/amp/idUSKCN1RD1R6 Facebook removes accounts linked to Pakistani military employees ISLAMABAD (Reuters) - Facebook has removed 103 pages, groups and accounts that were part of a networ...
by CalvinH
17 Jan 2020 07:30
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Terroristan - November 11, 2019
Replies: 1858
Views: 451286

Re: Terroristan - November 11, 2019

Ghafoor replaced by Babar Ifthikar as DG ISPR. Asif Ghafoor finally gets his promotion as GOC Okara. Is he promoted? if he wasn't promoted than that's a sure sign of asked to go. Previous DG ISPR was promoted to Lt Gen while he was still DG ISPR. Wonder if he will keep his personal account now..A s...
by CalvinH
15 Jan 2020 10:57
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Terroristan - November 11, 2019
Replies: 1858
Views: 451286

Re: Terroristan - November 11, 2019

There is something about Colonel Imams computer that is doing the rounds. Nuclear Installations and stuff. He was picked up from his home in the night a month ago by plainclothes and his family moved High court. State didn't produce him in the court and he got acquitted by the high court after 2-3 ...
by CalvinH
10 Jan 2020 08:57
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Pakistani Economic Stress Watch
Replies: 4269
Views: 816273

Re: Pakistani Economic Stress Watch

Given that 2 PKR = 1 INR roughly, those prices are still much cheaper than in India. Either the Pakis are an entitled lot, or the real incomes of much of the population would be considered BPL in India. Probably both. grocery and vegetables are actually much cheaper in India...check bigbasket site ...
by CalvinH
08 Jan 2020 09:45
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian IT Industry
Replies: 1169
Views: 186050

Re: Indian IT Industry

There is a big IT boom taking place in India. I wonder how many are aware. All kinds of government departments and organizations you have never even heard of are coming crawling out of the woodwork issuing EOIs ( Expression of Interest ) demanding an app, website or services for their little thing....
by CalvinH
08 Jan 2020 09:23
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: West Asia News and Discussions
Replies: 1650
Views: 241132

Re: West Asia News and Discussions

In a wild flight of imagination I think it is in the realm of possibility that Iraq and Iran may merge into a single Shia dominant country. The Iraqi parliament only has to invite Iran to come stabilize the situation. Arab and Persians coming together to form a single state....can a religious sect ...
by CalvinH
08 Jan 2020 00:29
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: West Asia News and Discussions
Replies: 1650
Views: 241132

Re: West Asia News and Discussions

Refugees from Iran landing in India is too far fetched. India is a poor country and cant be compared to Europe. Plus the refugees didnt land up in Europe directly. They landed in Turkey from where they were provided a passage to Europe. Europe has a policy for absorbing refugees as a union. Plus the...
by CalvinH
05 Jan 2020 23:40
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: West Asia News and Discussions
Replies: 1650
Views: 241132

Re: West Asia News and Discussions

retaliation will be massive and preferably under nuke/russian umbrella. The reason why trump is freaking out on twitter is because he knows a retaliation will come. So first we may see some kind of nuclear test by iran sponsored by china via north korea. What more can usa now do if Iran conducts te...

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