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by vipins
25 Aug 2019 17:11
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: 2019 Strategic and Political Analysis-1
Replies: 1977
Views: 219612

Re: 2019 Strategic and Political Analysis-1

The Chidu ripple continues to grow. Virulent BIF folks too seem to have gotten the memo. Modi's work has suddenly started resonating with the unlikeliest folks. #ModiHaiToMumkinHai https://twitter.com/spudayakumar/status/1165098978196762624 S. P. Udayakumar @spudayakumar Mr. Prime Minister: I am no...
by vipins
23 Aug 2019 11:39
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Policy Changes in India: Electric Vehicles, Pollution Control, Energy Source Mix, Etc.
Replies: 42
Views: 3023

Re: Policy Changes in India: Electric Vehicles, Pollution Control, Energy Source Mix, Etc.

HPCL to set up battery swapping pilots to join EV race Bracing for a future with less-polluting fuels, Indian oil refiner Hindustan Petroleum Corp is planning a pilot program for swapping batteries of electric two- and three-wheelers at its outlets by December, according to people familiar with the...
by vipins
15 Aug 2019 15:31
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Nov 27 2017
Replies: 3777
Views: 683102

Re: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Nov 27 2017

disha wrote:Modi announced 100 Lakh Crores investment in infrastructure - that is $1.4 Trillion Dollars. Aim is to take India to $5T economy by 2024.

That is almost 15% y.o.y growth.

That is big big big announcement.

Another point ticked from BJP Manifesto 2019.
by vipins
09 Jun 2019 12:28
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: India's R&D in Defence DRDO, PSUs and Private Sector
Replies: 3764
Views: 502630

Re: India's R&D in Defence DRDO, PSUs and Private Sector

Aditya_V wrote:The image on page 5, it could well be a AAM, we dont from the scaled down model. Given it has 8 external control surfaces, AAM would be a very likely candidate, with the 1 stage pushing the missile to MAch 4+ and dropping off the 2nd stage igniting to give end game energy to the missile.

QRSAM?
by vipins
31 May 2019 13:39
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: 2019 General Elections : Results Discussion
Replies: 2982
Views: 113356

Re: 2019 General Elections : Results Discussion

Finally...Ministry of Jal Shakti!!
by vipins
03 Apr 2019 22:26
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: India Border Watch: Security and Operations
Replies: 3390
Views: 541673

Re: India Border Watch: Security and Operations

J&K: Civilian movement to remain closed every Sunday & Wednesday from 4 AM*-5 PM on the NH from Baramulla through Srinagar, Qazigund, Jawahar-Tunnel, Banihal & Ramban till Udhampur. This measure will remain in effect till 31 May, 2019.
ANI Twitter
by vipins
27 Feb 2019 13:43
Forum: Military Issues Archive
Topic: Indian Forces Strikes Pakistan Terrorist Camps
Replies: 2210
Views: 150578

Re: Indian Forces Strikes Pakistan Terrorist Camps

As per BR database , 27981 is Abhinandan Varthaman.
by vipins
26 Feb 2019 13:56
Forum: Military Issues Archive
Topic: Indian Forces Strikes Pakistan Terrorist Camps
Replies: 2210
Views: 150578

Re: Indian Air Forces Strikes Pakistan along with Ground Assault

saw on twitter that paf radar station lost power at a inopportune time and could not help much, hence few f-16s went up with tactical sitrep and turned back hastily when it dawned the size of the intruding force (10-12) and unknown top cover assets. who turned off the power is the real mystery :) P...
by vipins
26 Feb 2019 11:06
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Missiles News & Discussions - 17 Dec 2018
Replies: 1680
Views: 427360

Re: Indian Missiles News & Discussions - 17 Dec 2018

#BREAKING #India successfully test fires short range Quick Reaction Surface to Air #Missile (QRSAM) from a test facility off #Odisha coast. The sleek & highly mobile air defence system fired from a canister mounted on a rotatable truck-based launch unit. @NewIndianXpress
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by vipins
13 Jan 2019 23:56
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Army strikes terror camps in PoK
Replies: 2258
Views: 280475

Re: Indian Army News & Discussions - 11 June 2014

watched URI film with the kids today. while it deviates a bit from the real events its still amazing piece of work. definitely all brfites should go and watch. the first scene itself had 2 lights out Mi17 flying fast and low below the ridgelines into myanmar, twisting through the valleys....inside ...
by vipins
07 Jan 2019 23:20
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Nov 27 2017
Replies: 3777
Views: 683102

Re: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Nov 27 2017

suryag wrote:okie somewhat uncharitable, stop being slots bhajpa and do something quick, you hardly have 50 days to go.

cabinet-approves-10%-quota-for-upper-castes(Economic backward)
by vipins
07 Jan 2019 23:17
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Missiles News & Discussions - 17 Dec 2018
Replies: 1680
Views: 427360

Re: Indian Missiles News & Discussions - 17 Dec 2018

Vips wrote:
prasannasimha wrote:Any news wrt the test notified by the NOTAM for 4-6Jan ?


First the Pralay test got put off twice and its further testing status is still not clear and now the K5 test has also not happened. Not feeling good about this.

May be because of another cyclone in Andaman area.
by vipins
10 Sep 2018 20:31
Forum: Mil-Tech Archive
Topic: Tejas Mk.1 & Mk.1A News & Discussions: 09 February 2018
Replies: 3910
Views: 897448

Re: Tejas Mk.1 & Mk.1A News & Discussions: 09 February 2018

no time will be set, until we take a relook at GTRE as an org. We have other performing orgs to learn from and adapt to. Kaveri is extreme engineering, and can't be funded or done this way. or wait for bail out from safran. perhaps the later is in effect: https://www.drdo.gov.in/drdo/pub/ebooks/drd...
by vipins
05 Sep 2018 15:46
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Oil & Natural Gas: News & Discussion
Replies: 1500
Views: 220679

Re: Oil & Natural Gas: News & Discussion

HPCL plans to invest ₹ 1,000 crore for LPG cavern in Mangaluru
The Mangaluru facility may have a capacity of over 60,000 tonne.
by vipins
24 Aug 2018 02:22
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: BSF, CRPF and other Paramilitary Forces Discussion
Replies: 867
Views: 191706

Re: BSF, CRPF and other Paramilitary Forces Discussion

Is it due to pipeline corrosion in saline soil? At a loss to think what else it could be. Assuming that the pipeline is off a buried type. They could look at alternate materials for the pipeline as it carries water only. Cement or PVC. +1. Over a long term the costs factor will also be in favor of ...
by vipins
13 Aug 2018 16:41
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Indian Military Aviation - 21 Sept 2015
Replies: 4458
Views: 514496

Re: Indian Military Aviation - 21 Sept 2015

nam wrote:The date has to be brought forward, else everyone would be cooking in UP's heat in Feb.

Not heat saar,but before the fog sets in.
by vipins
24 May 2018 13:48
Forum: Mil-Tech Archive
Topic: Indian Missiles News & Discussions - May 2017
Replies: 5116
Views: 1106355

Re: Indian Missiles News and Discussions - May 2017

https://twitter.com/writetake/status/998929431530954753 Yet another successful #BrahMos test today from ITR. MoD says in today’s launch, major subsystems manufactured under Make in India mission were tested. Through today's #BeahMos launch, critical indigenous components including fuel management s...
by vipins
13 Apr 2018 19:35
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Nov 27 2017
Replies: 3777
Views: 683102

Re: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Nov 27 2017

disha wrote:

Only thing I would have wanted was for the refinery to be constructed in Rajasthan, right near the Indo-bakistan border. That remote area needs jobs and given that it is Saudi funded, it will be protected as well.

HPCL refinery coming up in Barmer,but yes,its not Saudi funded!!
by vipins
25 Mar 2018 02:43
Forum: Mil-Tech Archive
Topic: Tejas Mk.1 & Mk.1A News & Discussions: 09 February 2018
Replies: 3910
Views: 897448

Re: Tejas Mk.1 & Mk.1A News & Discussions: 09 February 2018

Rakesh wrote:
suryag wrote:Rakesh sir please don’t open that confusing “which line” question

Surya Saar, I need to update page 1 of this dhaaga. That is why :) Sorry! :)


Line 1 as per one of the post by Indranil saar!!
Link
by vipins
09 Mar 2018 11:59
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian IT Industry
Replies: 1089
Views: 142666

Re: Indian IT Industry

I guess they waited till the very last minute before they can no longer afford not to let in foreign professionals. :) Aren't mixed race (Japanese with foreigners) frowned upon in Japan? Japanese coaching centers will spring up everywhere in India I guess. I am waiting for the chinese wicket to fal...
by vipins
07 Mar 2018 13:38
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Know Your India
Replies: 515
Views: 60838

Re: Know Your India

Akshay Kapoor wrote:Kaziranga. But happy to be corrected if wrong. Extra marks for correction.

No Hippos in Kaziranga!!
by vipins
07 Mar 2018 12:48
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Know Your India
Replies: 515
Views: 60838

Re: Know Your India

We have black Panthers also in Nagarhole Tiger Reserve.
by vipins
06 Mar 2018 00:31
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Know Your India
Replies: 515
Views: 60838

Re: Know Your India

Oh dear. Saw this thread and thought there might be some nice info. Like wildlife parks or culture tidbits I didnt know about or some nice nuggets about our country and culture and history We need to do something about this thread. Will discuss but for now guys do try posting some real nuggets abou...
by vipins
23 Feb 2018 19:35
Forum: Mil-Tech Archive
Topic: Indian Missiles News & Discussions - May 2017
Replies: 5116
Views: 1106355

Re: Indian Missiles News and Discussions - May 2017

Hemant Kumar Rout on Dhanush Test
The test was aimed at checking the performance of manoeuvring stealth warheads besides gauging the efficiency and killing probability of the missile in a real-time situation.
by vipins
06 Jan 2018 22:52
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: India's Power Sector
Replies: 1553
Views: 235746

Re: India's Power Sector

patanjali to manufacture solar energy equipment "We would start manufacturing solar panels. The factory is near Greater Noida industrial area and would be inaugurated in January," Patanjali Ayurved MD & CEO Acharya Balakrishna told PTI. The company has also acquired one Advance Naviga...
by vipins
13 Oct 2017 01:40
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Railways Thread (Dec 2015)
Replies: 3510
Views: 525020

Re: Indian Railways Thread (Dec 2015)

‘T-20’ for Indian Railways! Travel in self-propelled ‘Make in India’ train sets on Delhi-Mumbai route at 160 kmph Train 20 will be able to attain a maximum speed of 160 kmph, making it a semi-high speed train. The aluminium-bodied self-propelled train set will be energy efficient, says ICF. The tra...
by vipins
30 Sep 2017 02:19
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Autos Thread -2
Replies: 517
Views: 75122

Re: Indian Autos Thread -2

http://www.livemint.com/Industry/k7gDLb5gjR3OTfuuCivjGI/Tata-Motors-wins-bid-to-sell-10000-electric-vehicles-to-EES.html Tata Motors wins 10000 E- vehicles order. Will it be NANO I don't think so may be Indica Link Our sister magazine Autocar Professional learns the electric vehicle will most likel...
by vipins
21 Apr 2017 21:56
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Railways Thread (Dec 2015)
Replies: 3510
Views: 525020

Re: Indian Railways Thread (Dec 2015)

Humsafar_Express Soon all AC trains will be covering all major routes. Humsafar train is a fully Air Conditioned 3 AC service having facility GPS based Passenger Information System, Passenger announcement System, fire and smoke detection and suppression system, CCTVs, comfortable seats, mobile and ...
by vipins
24 Feb 2017 14:25
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Indian Military Aviation - 21 Sept 2015
Replies: 4458
Views: 514496

Re: Indian Military Aviation - 21 Sept 2015

Pratyush wrote::?: When did that happen??

It was a C130J which crashed in a hill near chambal river in Raj.
by vipins
22 Feb 2017 19:13
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Oil & Natural Gas: News & Discussion
Replies: 1500
Views: 220679

Re: Oil & Natural Gas: News & Discussion

Government's plan to create an integrated oil company may see ONGC taking over HPCL or BPCL The government’s plan to create an integrated oil company will likely involve Oil and Natural Gas Corp taking over either Hindustan Petroleum Corp (HPCL) or Bharat Petroleum Corp (BPCL) but won’t result in a...
by vipins
08 Oct 2016 21:32
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Indian Missiles and Munitions Discussion - June'14
Replies: 4681
Views: 742142

Re: Indian Missiles and Munitions Discussion - June'14

https://twitter.com/airnewsalerts/status/784610612215222272
Chief of Air Staff: Induction of Air to Air Astra missile, AD radars and BrahMos are some success stories of country's indigenisation effort

When did this happen?
by vipins
30 Mar 2016 20:25
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Achievement Tracking - Modi 2.0 Govt - No Discussions
Replies: 1175
Views: 231540

Re: Achievement tracking - Modi Govt. No discussions

Inoperative EPF accounts to earn interest from 1 April
Move will benefit more than 40 million holders of inoperative accounts; over Rs32,000 crore is parked in such accounts
by vipins
30 Mar 2016 20:25
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Aug 26 2015
Replies: 4573
Views: 569947

Re: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Aug 26 2015

Inoperative EPF accounts to earn interest from 1 April
Move will benefit more than 40 million holders of inoperative accounts; over Rs32,000 crore is parked in such accounts
by vipins
05 Mar 2016 23:18
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Indian Missiles and Munitions Discussion - June'14
Replies: 4681
Views: 742142

Re: Indian Missiles and Munitions Discussion - June'14

sivaramn wrote:http://www.thehindu.com/news/cities/Hyderabad/india-fully-prepared-for-warfare-satheesh-reddy/article8309735.ece

advanced version Dhanush, that could be launched from a ship and came with a range of 350 miles.

So the range is now 350 miles from previous 350kms or was it always in miles?
by vipins
02 Mar 2016 17:48
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: India & Natural Disaster Management
Replies: 1158
Views: 40199

Re: India & Natural Disaster Management

7.9 richter scale earthquake in Indonesia , Tsunami warning issued.
by vipins
07 Dec 2015 14:57
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Internal Security Watch
Replies: 4404
Views: 473071

Re: Internal Security Watch

Mid-air scare: Man turns violent on Mumbai-Delhi flight, raises Islamic slogans TNN | Nov 8, 2012 , 01.03 AM IST NEW DELHI: In what was described by a frequent flyer as the "scariest flight of his life", a passenger on board a Mumbai-Delhi IndiGo flight suddenly turned violent mid-air on ...

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