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by Dilbu
28 Oct 2020 21:41
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Nov 27 2017
Replies: 5593
Views: 1187587

Re: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Nov 27 2017

India's Economy Accelerates In September As Animal Spirits Soar India's economy picked up speed in September as a revival in demand and business activity helped drive the South Asian nation toward recovery from the pandemic-induced slump. Five of the eight high-frequency indicators, including expor...
by Dilbu
28 Oct 2020 17:59
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Bangladesh News and Discussion
Replies: 2594
Views: 279486

Re: Bangladesh News and Discussion

I am waiting for the rona dhona when Indian economy will pick up speed again once the effects of Covid lockdown wears off. Should be fun. Like visiting bangla cricket forums after a cricket match.
by Dilbu
28 Oct 2020 16:25
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Manufacturing Sector
Replies: 377
Views: 107451

Re: Indian Manufacturing Sector

Is the Nokia plant in Sriperumbudur still functioning?
by Dilbu
28 Oct 2020 16:18
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Bangladesh News and Discussion
Replies: 2594
Views: 279486

Re: Bangladesh News and Discussion

Bangladesh have done well economically in the recent past and no one is disputing it. However the BD penchant for premature celebration and unwarranted display of hubris is not limited to cricket. South Asia Has a New Economic Leader. Will the World Take Note? Bangladesh — the overcrowded, overpopul...
by Dilbu
28 Oct 2020 14:53
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: India's Border Security with China and Pakistan-2020 - Part 2
Replies: 2431
Views: 407266

Re: India's Border Security with China and Pakistan-2020 - Part 2

Boundary issue with India is ‘bilateral’, China tells Mike Pompeo China has accused United States Secretary of State Mike Pompeo of “repeating old lies” and “violating the norms of international relations” for his comments in New Delhi, saying “the boundary question is a bilateral matter between Ch...
by Dilbu
28 Oct 2020 14:50
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Terroristan - November 11, 2019
Replies: 1935
Views: 467985

Re: Terroristan - November 11, 2019

US move to share military data with India alarms FO The US State Department, meanwhile, hailed growing cooperation with India, saying it was “critical to the security and prosperity of both countries, the Indo-Pacific region, and the world”. But it is feared in Islamabad that the agreement would af...
by Dilbu
28 Oct 2020 12:11
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Terroristan - November 11, 2019
Replies: 1935
Views: 467985

Re: Terroristan - November 11, 2019

World Bank downgrades tax project ISLAMABAD: The Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) government’s risky $400 million venture to fix the ailing tax system meets the fate predicted by many before its inception, as the World Bank has downgraded the project due to slower-than-expected progress. A portion of...
by Dilbu
28 Oct 2020 01:35
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Sri Lanka - News and Discussion- Post PM appointment crisis
Replies: 1001
Views: 86216

Re: Sri Lanka - News and Discussion- Post PM appointment crisis

Indian Fishermen Attacked Allegedly By Lanka Navy Over Trespass, 1 Hurt Chennai: A group of Indian fishermen were attacked allegedly by Sri Lankan Navy personnel last night for allegedly trespassing into the island nation's territorial waters. One of the fishermen has been injured. The fishermen ha...
by Dilbu
28 Oct 2020 01:32
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: India-US relations: News and Discussions IV
Replies: 4659
Views: 766114

Re: India-US relations: News and Discussions IV

The Ladhak skirmish with China will be remebered in history as the moment when India crossed the point in the middle of the bridge and started its journey towards US military ecosystem. BECA is only a beginning and Russians will be aware of this. They may get some more juicy deals and upgrade of MKI...
by Dilbu
28 Oct 2020 00:11
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: India-US relations: News and Discussions IV
Replies: 4659
Views: 766114

Re: India-US relations: News and Discussions IV

BECA done, fighters and armed drones next as India turns US positive BECA clears the path for India acquiring armed drones in the first instance and at a later date, fighter aircraft. Esper alluded to the discussions around this topic when he announced that the US planned to sell more fighter plane...
by Dilbu
27 Oct 2020 17:32
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: India's Border Security with China and Pakistan-2020 - Part 2
Replies: 2431
Views: 407266

Re: India's Border Security with China and Pakistan-2020 - Part 2

The talks are not cancelled but delayed as per this report. As India, US sign defence pact BECA, China feels the heat, delays border talks New Delhi: As India and the United States have signed landmark defence pact BECA with an aim to bolster their military ties, the move has apparently become a mat...
by Dilbu
27 Oct 2020 16:34
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Terroristan - November 11, 2019
Replies: 1935
Views: 467985

Re: Terroristan - November 11, 2019

Apparently now IMF is to be blamed for the compounding economic problems in TSP. The capacity of pakis to hold on to their sense of entitlement even while holding begging bowls in both hands is astonishing. Will IMF learn? IT is now over eight months since the last IMF review in February 2020, and t...
by Dilbu
27 Oct 2020 13:26
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Terroristan - November 11, 2019
Replies: 1935
Views: 467985

Re: Terroristan - November 11, 2019

Targeting children. These aholes are really the worst kind of scum on this planet.
by Dilbu
27 Oct 2020 02:08
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: India-US relations: News and Discussions IV
Replies: 4659
Views: 766114

Re: India-US relations: News and Discussions IV

MK Bhadrakumar says the timing of 2+2 meeting is to make sure they sign the dotted lines before the election results can affect it. US-India military alliance comes into view The mystery about the awkward timing of the so-called 2+2 US-Indian security dialogue to be held in New Delhi on Tuesday, Oct...
by Dilbu
27 Oct 2020 01:55
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Terroristan - November 11, 2019
Replies: 1935
Views: 467985

Re: Terroristan - November 11, 2019

They are chanting 'Free Balochistan' in PDM public meetings now. 'India, Israel, PDM are a triangle': Proclaimed offenders, Banarsi thugs speaking enemy’s language, says govt ISLAMABAD: Information and Broadcasting Minister Senator Shibli Faraz on Sunday strongly condemned the chant of ‘free Balochi...
by Dilbu
27 Oct 2020 01:36
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Nepal and Bhutan News and discussion
Replies: 1690
Views: 206559

Re: Nepal and Bhutan News and discussion

Thanks vipinsji. I am xposting the other link for reference.
This is a very cryptic message from NSA. This can point even to Nepal or Bhutan in addition to TSP and China.
Will fight on our soil as well as on foreign soil, says Ajit Doval
by Dilbu
26 Oct 2020 19:06
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: India's Border Security with China and Pakistan-2020 - Part 2
Replies: 2431
Views: 407266

Re: India's Border Security with China and Pakistan-2020 - Part 2

ITBP gets nod to set up 47 new outposts on India-China border New Delhi: In wake of the Galwan Valley clash between Indian and Chinese troops amid tensions on the Line of Actual Control, the government has given approval to the Indo-Tibetan Border Police (ITBP) to set up 47 Border Outposts (BoPs) t...
by Dilbu
26 Oct 2020 18:34
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Terroristan - November 11, 2019
Replies: 1935
Views: 467985

Re: Terroristan - November 11, 2019

Don't be fooled by the headline. It is slap on TSP's face covered in sweet words if you read through it. :D Pakistan could be next polio-free country: WHO ISLAMABAD: After more than 30 years of effort, the African region was certified as free of wild polio in August this year, and Pakistan could be ...
by Dilbu
26 Oct 2020 18:30
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: 2020 Strategic and Political Analysis-1
Replies: 8119
Views: 1079703

Re: 2020 Strategic and Political Analysis-1

This is a very cryptic message from NSA. This can point even to Nepal and Bhutan in addition to TSP and China.
Will fight on our soil as well as on foreign soil, says Ajit Doval
by Dilbu
26 Oct 2020 12:26
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: India's Border Security with China and Pakistan-2020 - Part 2
Replies: 2431
Views: 407266

Re: India's Border Security with China and Pakistan-2020 - Part 2

New road in Nathu La sector opened, will bolster defence Rajnath inaugurated a new road in Sikkim — Alternate Alignment for Gangtok-Nathu La Road — via video-conferencing from the 33 Corps headquarters. The new alignment was required as the existing one is extensively damaged. The road serves as an...
by Dilbu
26 Oct 2020 12:24
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: India-US relations: News and Discussions IV
Replies: 4659
Views: 766114

Re: India-US relations: News and Discussions IV

At India-US '2+2' Talks, Key Defence Agreement Expected Before US Polls New Delhi: US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo and Secretary of Defence Mark T Esper are on their way to New Delhi for the third edition of the 2+2 talks with their Indian counterparts, Foreign Minister S Jaishankar and Defence M...
by Dilbu
26 Oct 2020 12:12
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: India-Russia: News & Analysis
Replies: 5641
Views: 714853

Re: India-Russia: News & Analysis

India is probably not going to be too pleased to hear this: Putin: Russia-China Military alliance can't be ruled out This will probably be the last straw that will break the back of resistance in India to joining the Quad and embrace US alliance in full measure. If RU-China will go against US and a...
by Dilbu
26 Oct 2020 11:29
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Terroristan - November 11, 2019
Replies: 1935
Views: 467985

Re: Terroristan - November 11, 2019

Three perish in Quetta bomb blast QUETTA: A bomb blast ripped through a market in the Hazarganji area of Quetta on Sunday, claiming the lives of three people and injuring seven others, the same day when the opposition parties staged their rally in the provincial capital amid a terror threat issued ...
by Dilbu
25 Oct 2020 21:19
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Nepal and Bhutan News and discussion
Replies: 1690
Views: 206559

Re: Nepal and Bhutan News and discussion

This is significant in the backdrop of upcoming visit of Indian Army chief to Nepal. China illegally occupies Nepal's land at several places; Indian intelligence agencies sound alert New Delhi: China has illegally occupied Nepal`s land at several places spreading over seven bordering districts and I...
by Dilbu
25 Oct 2020 18:52
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Nepal and Bhutan News and discussion
Replies: 1690
Views: 206559

Re: Nepal and Bhutan News and discussion

Nepal PM seems to have gone soft on the 'new map' after meeting with RAW chief. Controversy over old map of Nepal in Oli’s Dussehra greeting card Nepal Prime Minister K P Sharma Oli was at the centre of a new controversy Saturday following the use of the country’s old map in his Vijaya Dashami greet...
by Dilbu
25 Oct 2020 18:07
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: India's Border Security with China and Pakistan-2020 - Part 2
Replies: 2431
Views: 407266

Re: India's Border Security with China and Pakistan-2020 - Part 2

China going through agrarian crisis, using border disputes to divert attention: Report New Delhi: Economists noticed an interesting trend of China inking back-to-back deals on food grains and food products with multiple nations across the world. Most of the deals involve a massive transaction of fo...
by Dilbu
25 Oct 2020 17:16
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Afghanistan News & Discussion - April 2016
Replies: 982
Views: 204343

Re: Afghanistan News & Discussion - April 2016

Suicide bombing at Kabul education centre kills 24, students among the victims KABUL:A suicide bombing at an education centre in Afghanistan’s capital Kabul killed at least 24 people and wounded dozens more on Saturday, officials said. A Ministry of Interior spokesperson, Tariq Arian, cited securit...
by Dilbu
25 Oct 2020 17:12
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Terroristan - November 11, 2019
Replies: 1935
Views: 467985

Re: Terroristan - November 11, 2019

Turkish naval ship to be sledged in Pakistan The third Turkish anti-submarine class ship for Pakistan will be sledged Sunday, Turkey’s National Defense Ministry announced on Saturday. Turkey's Defense Minister Hulusi Akar will attend a ceremony in Karachi, according to a statement. It said construc...
by Dilbu
25 Oct 2020 17:10
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Terroristan - November 11, 2019
Replies: 1935
Views: 467985

Re: Terroristan - November 11, 2019

FIA arrests ‘RAW sleeper cell member’ in Karachi KARACHI: The Counter-Terrorism Wing of the Federal Investigation Agency (FIA) arrested a worker of the Muttahida Qaumi Movement-London (MQM-L) for allegedly having links with Indian spy agency, Research and Analysis Wing (RAW), The News reported on S...
by Dilbu
22 Oct 2020 18:07
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Terroristan - November 11, 2019
Replies: 1935
Views: 467985

Re: Terroristan - November 11, 2019

There is not much substance to this editorial but the title is pointing in the right direction. Banana republic? :lol: Since a number of days have passed since what is now being called the Karachi incident – the matter of Captain (r) Safdar’s arrest and the events leading to it – and the country is ...
by Dilbu
22 Oct 2020 18:01
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Pakistani Economic Stress Watch
Replies: 4271
Views: 819949

Re: Pakistani Economic Stress Watch

Mountain of debt The power sector’s outstanding debt, known as ‘circular debt’ in common parlance, is reaching new heights as the government gropes in the dark to find a solution to a problem that is becoming untenable. A new Nepra report estimates the debt to have increased by more than a third to...
by Dilbu
22 Oct 2020 16:27
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Terroristan - November 11, 2019
Replies: 1935
Views: 467985

Re: Terroristan - November 11, 2019

Time to end the spin Take one example of how reality is being spun to try and put a little shine on things. On Wednesday, when the rest of the country was still debating the fallout of the Karachi jalsa, the prime minister tweeted the following: “Great news for Pakistan. We are headed in right dire...
by Dilbu
22 Oct 2020 13:28
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Terroristan - November 11, 2019
Replies: 1935
Views: 467985

Re: Terroristan - November 11, 2019

Quoting some gems for future reference. Centre, Sindh face off on police, islands While addressing the Sindh Assembly on the issue of lodging of a criminal case and arrest of PML-N leader Captain (retd) Muhammad Safdar, the Sindh Chief Minister Syed Murad Ali Shah claimed he was threatened that the ...
by Dilbu
22 Oct 2020 01:11
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Terroristan - November 11, 2019
Replies: 1935
Views: 467985

Re: Terroristan - November 11, 2019

New law to give immunity to CPEC Authority from NAB, FIA ISLAMABAD: The federal government has decided to introduce a new law to replace defunct China Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) Authority Ordinance, local media reported. According to sources, Cabinet Committee for Legislation Affairs has app...
by Dilbu
21 Oct 2020 17:08
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Terroristan - November 11, 2019
Replies: 1935
Views: 467985

Re: Terroristan - November 11, 2019

AshishA wrote:Paki IGP is our DGP equivalent?

I think it is more like DIG of Indian police. A three star rank.
by Dilbu
21 Oct 2020 16:38
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Terroristan - November 11, 2019
Replies: 1935
Views: 467985

Re: Terroristan - November 11, 2019

Feeling ridiculed, demoralised, shocked: IGP Sindh, other senior cops defer leaves KARACHI: In a seismic event in the country’s history, almost all PSP and non PSP officers of the Sindh Police applied for leave in protest against the humiliation meted out to the Sindh IGP Mushtaq Mehr, during the P...
by Dilbu
21 Oct 2020 15:31
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Terroristan - November 11, 2019
Replies: 1935
Views: 467985

Re: Terroristan - November 11, 2019

'Civil War' like situation in Pakistan after reports of Army kidnapping Sindh police chief Amid the ongoing political turmoil in Pakistan, Army chief General Qamar Javed Bajwa on Tuesday (October 20) ordered an enquiry into rumours that Sindh police chief was kidnapped by Pakistan army troops in or...
by Dilbu
21 Oct 2020 14:17
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Terroristan - November 11, 2019
Replies: 1935
Views: 467985

Re: Terroristan - November 11, 2019

Hekmatyar in Pakistan Former Afghan prime minister Gulbuddin Hekmatyar is in Pakistan on a three-day visit, and the Afghan peace process is at the top of his agenda. The visit comes just a month after Abdullah Abdullah, the head of Afghan High Peace Council, was in Pakistan on what appeared to be a...
by Dilbu
21 Oct 2020 13:10
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Terroristan - November 11, 2019
Replies: 1935
Views: 467985

Re: Terroristan - November 11, 2019

Pakistan 15th most powerful country in Asia with biggest gains in diplomatic influence: Report (Karachi) Pakistan has been listed the 15th most powerful country in Asia on the Lowy Institute Asia Power Index with biggest gains in diplomatic influence , according to a recently released report on the...
by Dilbu
21 Oct 2020 12:57
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Terroristan - November 11, 2019
Replies: 1935
Views: 467985

Re: Terroristan - November 11, 2019

Lots of action in Sindh and the forum is missing all the events. Ramanaji, I will try to spend some time on this dhaga to keep it up to date. Looks like TSP got well and truly dehyphenated as far as attention it was getting on BRF is concerned. Looks like there was another blast earlier. Five hurt ...

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