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by Dilbu
06 Apr 2021 22:33
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: 2021 Five State Elections
Replies: 485
Views: 76198

Re: 2021 Five State Elections

Mixed signals from Kerala. There is definitely polarisation of 'secular' votes and cross voting against BJP. I was expecting 0-3 seats for NDA but the dip in voting percentage is slightly confusing.
by Dilbu
24 Nov 2020 19:32
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: 2020 Strategic and Political Analysis-1
Replies: 10196
Views: 1411314

Re: 2020 Strategic and Political Analysis-1

Not just in Malappuram. This time BJP is fielding almost 60 muslim candidates. Surely is a sign of changing attitude towards BJP in the state.
by Dilbu
22 Nov 2020 17:29
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Pakistani Economic Stress Watch
Replies: 4477
Views: 919582

Re: Pakistani Economic Stress Watch

Pakistan balks at IMF demands over $6 billion loan Islamabad: Talks between Pakistan and the IMF to restart a $6b loan programme have stalled over Prime Minister Imran Khan’s refusal to introduce unpopular measures, say senior government officials. Formal discussions to release a tranche of funding...
by Dilbu
22 Nov 2020 17:28
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Terroristan - November 11, 2019
Replies: 2823
Views: 699147

Re: Terroristan - November 11, 2019

Pakistan balks at IMF demands over $6 billion loan Islamabad: Talks between Pakistan and the IMF to restart a $6b loan programme have stalled over Prime Minister Imran Khan’s refusal to introduce unpopular measures, say senior government officials. Formal discussions to release a tranche of funding...
by Dilbu
18 Nov 2020 02:32
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: India's Border Security with China and Pakistan-2020 - Part 2
Replies: 3602
Views: 766283

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

Not very cost effective when IA is going to plaster them with artillery in response.
by Dilbu
17 Nov 2020 14:59
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Internal Security Watch
Replies: 5173
Views: 811823

Re: Internal Security Watch

2 Jaish-e-Mohammed terrorists arrested in Delhi, police foil major terror attack in city D elhi Police has nabbed two suspected Jaish-e-Mohammed terrorists and foiled a major attack on the national capital on Monday night. Delhi Police Special Cell made the arrests preventing a major terror attack ...
by Dilbu
17 Nov 2020 14:40
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Understanding the US - Again
Replies: 5798
Views: 837483

Re: Understanding the US - Again

That or the snake oil peddled by Khalistanis.
by Dilbu
17 Nov 2020 14:10
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: India's Border Security with China and Pakistan-2020 - Part 2
Replies: 3602
Views: 766283

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

Additional snipers are being deployed. So there won't be any visible movement of troops.
by Dilbu
17 Nov 2020 14:04
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Biden Presidency impacts on India
Replies: 256
Views: 34263

Re: Biden Presidency impacts on India

Noted this paragraph in this article about Biden's impact on trade deals. On the other hand some news outlets are claiming that Biden will provide a boost to the trade relations compared to the restrictions placed by Trump. Will have to wait and watch. No RCEP re-entry: India to speed up trade talks...
by Dilbu
17 Nov 2020 14:02
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Nov 27 2017
Replies: 6232
Views: 1423562

Re: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Nov 27 2017

No RCEP re-entry: India to speed up trade talks with US & EU India won’t re-join the China-dominated Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership (RCEP) pact but will rather seek to expedite trade talks with large markets like the US and the EU, senior government officials told FE, a day after 1...
by Dilbu
17 Nov 2020 13:39
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: India's Border Security with China and Pakistan-2020 - Part 2
Replies: 3602
Views: 766283

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

Pakistan deploys additional forces along LoC Pakistani army has deployed additional snipers along the Line of Control (LoC). Around 7-8 Pakistan Army soldiers were killed, and 10-12 were injured after Indian Army retaliated to the ceasefire violations done by Pakistan along the Line of Control (LoC...
by Dilbu
17 Nov 2020 13:34
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Terroristan - November 11, 2019
Replies: 2823
Views: 699147

Re: Terroristan - November 11, 2019

PM says US pressuring Pakistan to recognise Israel: report KARACHI: Prime Minister Imran Khan has said that the country is facing great pressure from the United States to recognise Israel, especially in the wake of peace deals between several Arab states and Tel Aviv, but this will not be possible ...
by Dilbu
16 Nov 2020 21:32
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: PRC Economy - New Reflections : April 20 2015
Replies: 1312
Views: 216988

Re: PRC Economy - New Reflections : April 20 2015

Looks like the Chinese are cheating global investors and as per their culture it is a fair thing to do in business. There's now a deepening suspicion that Chinese state owned enterprises will just move good assets out before creditors drag them to court. Investors are wondering if some Chinese bond ...
by Dilbu
16 Nov 2020 21:07
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Telecom Folder
Replies: 1170
Views: 209304

Re: Indian Telecom Folder

Internet Connections Across India Surpass 75 Crore Milestone Mark; More Than Double In Last Four Years Alone In a positive development, the total number of internet connections in India has surpassed 75 crore milestone mark as of 31 August 2020, which is 25 years after the internet services had fir...
by Dilbu
16 Nov 2020 17:59
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Nov 27 2017
Replies: 6232
Views: 1423562

Re: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Nov 27 2017

In case of fake input tax invoices, the vendor will surely be in trouble but you will also be required to conduct reasonable preliminary checks about the validity of invoice before claiming input tax deduction using the document. My exposure to Indian GST is limited but you should not be in trouble ...
by Dilbu
16 Nov 2020 17:20
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Naval Aviation
Replies: 1786
Views: 365636

Re: Indian Naval Aviation

India to get more eyes to monitor Chinese presence in IOR & SCS: Navy to get P8i Aircraft The configuration of the aircraft expected to arrive soon will be of the same configuration as the previous eight that are in service in the Indian Navy. Also, as reported by Financial Express Online earli...
by Dilbu
16 Nov 2020 17:17
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Wuhan Coronavirus Resource Thread
Replies: 9777
Views: 1145178

Re: Wuhan Coronavirus Resource Thread

Bharat Biotech’s COVID-19 vaccine “Covaxin” enters phase-3 trials Covid-19 vaccine, Covaxin, being developed by Bharat Biotech is now undergoing phase-3 trials, Krishna Ella, Chairman and Managing Director, Bharat Biotech said on Monday. Speaking virtually at a programme organised by the Indian Sch...
by Dilbu
16 Nov 2020 17:12
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Nov 27 2017
Replies: 6232
Views: 1423562

Re: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Nov 27 2017

Fake invoices for GST credit: Govt may invoke COFEPOSA against offenders After a nationwide drive against fake invoices that tend to mar the Goods and Services Tax (GST) system, the government is examining if the offenders can be booked under COFEPOSA (Conservation of Foreign Exchange and Preventio...
by Dilbu
16 Nov 2020 16:31
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Railways Thread (Dec 2015)
Replies: 4006
Views: 800235

Re: Indian Railways Thread (Dec 2015)

Performance, Not Seniority, To Now Be The Sole Criterion For Promotion To Key Railway Posts Discarding the age-old practice of seniority as a major criterion for promotion to higher posts, Indian Railways will now focus on performance, for selection to key positions such as Divisional Railway Manag...
by Dilbu
16 Nov 2020 16:20
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: India's Border Security with China and Pakistan-2020 - Part 2
Replies: 3602
Views: 766283

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

Bangladesh has special market access because of its Least Developed Country (LDC) status and goods manufactured there may enjoy duty free market access to more countries compared to a factory setup in India. This might be the reason.
by Dilbu
16 Nov 2020 14:14
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Armenia Azerbaijan Conflict - 2020
Replies: 159
Views: 29544

Re: Armenia Azerbaijan Conflict - 2020

There is a strong possibility of non-state actors continuing the fight inside Armenia keeping the fire of separatism in wider areas on slow boil. This is after all the only area of expertise pakis can offer.
by Dilbu
16 Nov 2020 13:41
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Terroristan - November 11, 2019
Replies: 2823
Views: 699147

Re: Terroristan - November 11, 2019

Mehr Tarar writes. Looks like they all are agreeing to the fact that TSP is a destroyed nation. Imran Khan did not destroy Pakistan. You did On November 15, 2020, as three of Pakistan’s biggest and most important political parties–the first time in power in the centre PTI, and the old and experience...
by Dilbu
16 Nov 2020 13:34
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Terroristan - November 11, 2019
Replies: 2823
Views: 699147

Re: Terroristan - November 11, 2019

India creating unrest to damage CPEC: Qureshi MULTAN: Foreign Minister Shah Mehmood Qureshi said on Sunday that India was conspiring to damage the China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) project by creating unrest in the country. Talking to the media here, he said Pakistan had solid proof that Indi...
by Dilbu
16 Nov 2020 13:30
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Nov 27 2017
Replies: 6232
Views: 1423562

Re: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Nov 27 2017

FPIs remain positive on Indian markets; put in massive Rs 35,109 crore in November so far Foreign portfolio investors (FPIs) have invested a massive Rs 35,109 crore in Indian markets in November so far as corporate earnings and reforms measures undertaken by the government to revive investment acti...
by Dilbu
16 Nov 2020 13:27
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Nov 27 2017
Replies: 6232
Views: 1423562

Re: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Nov 27 2017

Govt to decriminalise provisions of LLP Act in upcoming Winter Session After amending the Companies Act, the Ministry of Corporate Affairs is now looking to decriminalise provisions of the Limited Liability Partnership (LLP) Act in the upcoming Winter Session of Parliament. One of the changes being...
by Dilbu
16 Nov 2020 13:26
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Nov 27 2017
Replies: 6232
Views: 1423562

Re: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Nov 27 2017

Diwali sales cross Rs 72,000 crore, China suffers huge losses The Confederation of All India Traders (CAIT) on Sunday (November 15) said the sales during the Diwali festive season jumped to as high as Rs 72,000 crore across major markets in the country despite a total boycott of the Chinese items. ...
by Dilbu
15 Nov 2020 17:54
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Nov 27 2017
Replies: 6232
Views: 1423562

Re: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Nov 27 2017

Rs 200 crore GST fraud busted in Bengaluru, 4 arrested: Report Delhi-based Kamlesh Mishra raised fake tax invoices worth Rs 500 crore by floating companies in the names of poor individuals, the report stated quoting intelligence wing sources. "Mishra floated 23 companies in the names of poor i...
by Dilbu
15 Nov 2020 17:50
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Nov 27 2017
Replies: 6232
Views: 1423562

Re: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Nov 27 2017

Indian economy may be recovering faster than anticipated: Oxford Economics The Indian economy is seen recovering faster than expected and the Reserve Bank is likely to have come to an end of the rate easing cycle, according to global forecasting firm Oxford Economics. It further said that inflation...
by Dilbu
15 Nov 2020 14:34
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: 2020 Strategic and Political Analysis-1
Replies: 10196
Views: 1411314

Re: 2020 Strategic and Political Analysis-1

PM Modi spells out the offensive-defensive doctrine for India Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s friends and detractors know that there is nothing casual about the man from Gujarat. He practises his speeches, measures his words and then articulates the message for maximum impact. Addressing the tri-ser...
by Dilbu
15 Nov 2020 13:51
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Terroristan - November 11, 2019
Replies: 2823
Views: 699147

Re: Terroristan - November 11, 2019

Bitten by FATF regulations, now TSP wants to build a narrative of equal equal regarding terrorism with India. Specific proof of Indian terrorism in Pakistan unveiled ISLAMABAD: Pakistan on Saturday made public a dossier containing `irrefutable proofs’ of the Indian sponsorship of terrorism in Pakist...
by Dilbu
12 Nov 2020 17:33
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: India-Russia: News & Analysis
Replies: 5693
Views: 781853

Re: India-Russia: News & Analysis

Blow to China, Pakistan as Russia backs India at SCO meet New Delhi: Russia has come out in support of India noting that bilateral matters should not be raised at the Shanghai Cooperation Organization (SCO) forum. The development comes after Pakistan attempted to raise India-Pakistan matters at the...
by Dilbu
12 Nov 2020 15:58
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Telecom Folder
Replies: 1170
Views: 209304

Re: Indian Telecom Folder

Competition Commission approves Google-Jio deal
NEW DELHI: The Competition Commission of India (CCI) on Wednesday said it has approved internet major Google's proposed purchase of 7.73 per cent stake in Jio Platforms Ltd (JPL) to develop and launch a new smartphone in the country.
by Dilbu
12 Nov 2020 15:53
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Nov 27 2017
Replies: 6232
Views: 1423562

Re: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Nov 27 2017

Goldman Sachs Upgrades India As Economic Activity Gains Pace, Raises Nifty Target Goldman Sachs turned bullish on India on hopes of a rebound in corporate earnings and economic growth picking up pace after the lockdown curbs were eased across the country. “Our Asia strategy team upgraded India to ‘...
by Dilbu
12 Nov 2020 15:49
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Manufacturing Sector
Replies: 437
Views: 129151

Re: Indian Manufacturing Sector

Make In India: Rs 5000 Crore PLI Push For Technology Product Manufacturing In India Includes Laptops The government of India has further widened the scope of the Production-Linked Incentive (PLI) Scheme to boost manufacturing in India. Among the 10 new sectors that have been added are also electron...
by Dilbu
12 Nov 2020 15:46
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Nov 27 2017
Replies: 6232
Views: 1423562

Re: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Nov 27 2017

India In Historic Technical Recession, RBI Says In First "Nowcast" India's economy probably shrank for a second straight quarter, according to a team of economists including Michael Patra, the central bank's deputy governor in charge of monetary policy, pushing the country into an unprece...
by Dilbu
12 Nov 2020 15:42
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Nov 27 2017
Replies: 6232
Views: 1423562

Re: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Nov 27 2017

Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman announces 'Aatmanirbhar' Package 3.0 Union Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman today said the Indian economy is witnessing a strong recovery after a long and strict lockdown. Addressing a press conference to announce more stimulus measures to boost growth, she sa...
by Dilbu
12 Nov 2020 14:00
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: China Military Watch - Sept' 2016
Replies: 4649
Views: 1125595

Re: China Military Watch - Sept' 2016

Air Force video reveals Chinese fighter jet’s mysterious new missile Chinese fighter jets are apparently getting a mysterious new type of missile, a recent recruitment video of the People's Liberation Army (PLA) Air Force shows. The unidentified missile could be an advanced anti-radiation missile o...
by Dilbu
12 Nov 2020 11:45
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Neutering & Defanging Chinese Threat (15-11-2017)
Replies: 5666
Views: 1140127

Re: Neutering & Defanging Chinese Threat (15-11-2017)

Jack Ma's comments on Chinese banking regulatory environment was not taken kindly by CCP. May be they feel the need to cut these tech companies to size so that they do not become international entities too big to remain in China's control or behave more unkily than unkle in the long run to act as le...

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