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by kmkraoind
09 Nov 2017 18:45
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Navy News & Discussion - 15 Dec 2016
Replies: 3455
Views: 472394

Re: Indian Navy News & Discussion - 15 Dec 2016

Press review: India's Russian submarine leak and Russia-US ties 'beyond repair' - TASS An unprecedented scandal broke out between Russia and India with Moscow suspecting that Delhi granted US Navy representatives access to the Russian nuclear submarine of Project 971I, operated by the Indian Navy s...
by kmkraoind
18 Aug 2017 14:47
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Neutering & Defanging Chinese Threat (09-08-2014)
Replies: 10352
Views: 785899

Re: Neutering & defeating Chinese Threat (09-08-2014)

Cross posting, and if Mods think this is not appropriate thread, they can act as they please. Vietnam confirms purchase of cruise missiles from India Vietnam's government has confirmed it has taken delivery of a batch of short-range ramjet supersonic cruise missiles from India. Foreign ministry spok...
by kmkraoind
18 Aug 2017 14:43
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Missiles News and Discussions - May 2017
Replies: 2293
Views: 358117

Re: Indian Missiles News and Discussions - May 2017

Vietnam confirms purchase of cruise missiles from India Vietnam's government has confirmed it has taken delivery of a batch of short-range ramjet supersonic cruise missiles from India. Foreign ministry spokeswoman Le Thi Thu Hang said at a press briefing on Thursday that Vietnam is developing defen...
by kmkraoind
11 Aug 2017 22:07
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Aug 26 2015
Replies: 4573
Views: 408734

Re: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Aug 26 2015

Maharashtra: Shops, hotels can now run round the clock in state - Indian Express The provisions of the new bill apply to shops, residential hotels, restaurants, theatres and amusement places to which the provisions of the Factories Act do not apply. It also applies to establishments, which include ...
by kmkraoind
05 Aug 2017 00:11
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: International Naval News and Discussion
Replies: 2953
Views: 320736

Re: International Naval News and Discussion

Joseph Dempsey @JosephHDempsey On Wednesday #SouthKorea DSME handed over KRI Nagapasa to #Indonesia -first of 3 planned Chang Bogo class submarines english.yonhapnews.co.kr/search1/260300… https://pbs.twimg.com/media/DGZZTX_XkAAD20z.jpg:large https://pbs.twimg.com/media/DGZZUTRXUAELmOz.jpg:large
by kmkraoind
04 Aug 2017 18:48
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: China Military Watch - Sept' 2016
Replies: 1694
Views: 245556

Re: China Military Watch - Sept' 2016

Little Emperor Syndrome The Little Emperor Syndrome (or Little Emperor Effect) is an aspect/view of China's one-child policy where only children gain seemingly excessive amounts of attention from their parents and grandparents. Combined with increased spending power within the family unit and paren...
by kmkraoind
03 Aug 2017 17:58
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Navy News & Discussion - 15 Dec 2016
Replies: 3455
Views: 472394

Re: Indian Navy News & Discussion - 15 Dec 2016

Aviator Anil Chopra @Chopsyturvey
Cochin, Indian Navy's new aircraft carrier being fitted out.
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by kmkraoind
01 Aug 2017 14:01
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: International Naval News and Discussion
Replies: 2953
Views: 320736

Re: International Naval News and Discussion

Aviator Anil Chopra @Chopsyturvey #BridgesofFriendship INS Tabar on Anti-Piracy Deployment in Gulf of Aden exercises with @JMSDF_PAO JMSDF Teruzuki pic.twitter.com/4dn5YuRnYQ https://pbs.twimg.com/media/DGIUwIwUQAAKCFK.jpg:large https://pbs.twimg.com/media/DGIUwIhVYAIAw7q.jpg:large There are 2 othe...
by kmkraoind
30 Jul 2017 22:34
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: China Military Watch - Sept' 2016
Replies: 1694
Views: 245556

Re: China Military Watch - Sept' 2016

Wandering Baba @Leopard212
A Chinese Terracotta Army MBT Type 96 had a sort of a wardrobe malfunction during the International Army Games. . Pic via @raikartikey1
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by kmkraoind
21 Jun 2017 17:15
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Terroristan - June 20, 2017
Replies: 2847
Views: 242185

Re: Sunni Terrorist Fragments of Unstable Pakistan - June 20, 2017

VOA DEEWA @voadeewa Ex army chief Gen. Raheel Sharif has taken command of Saudi-led mil alliance in personal capacity, Sartaj Aziz reportedly says What is Paki game plan here? Now they are playing "Good Cop and Bad Cop" shiite with both Iran and Gulf Arabs at the same time. I hope Pak get...
by kmkraoind
07 Jun 2017 14:12
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: West Asia News and Discussions (YEMEN, gulf)
Replies: 4734
Views: 121011

Re: West Asia News and Discussions (YEMEN, gulf)

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8th and 9th demands are really humiliating (towards Qatari ruling family).
by kmkraoind
07 Jun 2017 13:12
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: West Asia News and Discussions (YEMEN, gulf)
Replies: 4734
Views: 121011

Re: West Asia News and Discussions (YEMEN, gulf)

I think Iran attacks are orchestrated by Arab forces. They are sending a message to Persians, that they too have assets in Persia and as a sample, they have send a small team to Crown Jewels of Persia. They want Iran to sit just tight in Qatar issue. This is escalating quickly (escalation ladder). D...
by kmkraoind
07 Jun 2017 13:02
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: West Asia News and Discussions (YEMEN, gulf)
Replies: 4734
Views: 121011

Re: West Asia News and Discussions (YEMEN, gulf)

It wont be KSA alone that would invade Qatar. It would be Gulf's Islamic Military Alliance (with covert blessings of West) that would send boots to Qatar (it will only a last resort). - Prior to any ground invasion, there will be big warnings, "do-list" demarcates etc. - Interesting to see...
by kmkraoind
07 Jun 2017 00:33
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: West Asia News and Discussions (YEMEN, gulf)
Replies: 4734
Views: 121011

Re: West Asia News and Discussions (YEMEN, gulf)

Probably Qatar may witness ruling family change. The new ruling family that is more amenable to K/USA and other fellow Arab monarchs. Wondering if that will be achieved through blood less or with some bloody hunagama. Erasing Qatar from world map and salami slicing will not happen, but a more docile...
by kmkraoind
05 Jun 2017 11:16
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Artillery Discussion Thread
Replies: 3766
Views: 349592

Re: Artillery Discussion Thread

Indian Army working on Mega order of Dhanush Artillery guns: Report - IDRW.org With production rate of Dhanush Artillery guns to touch 60 per annum in 2019, Bulk order fo 300 Guns will require nearly 5 years for completion of the order but Indian Army is reportedly happy with proposed production ti...
by kmkraoind
24 May 2017 11:45
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Mass Rapid Transit in India
Replies: 1456
Views: 92368

Re: Mass Rapid Transit in India

India’s first underwater rail tunnel completed ahead of schedule On an average we have dug 35 to 40 metres every day, following which the digging of the entire tunnel length of 520 metres was completed in little more than a month,” the KMRCL officer said. My eyes are just popping out with dismay. I...
by kmkraoind
15 May 2017 10:19
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: OBOR, Chinese Strategy and Implications
Replies: 616
Views: 64010

Re: OBOR, Chinese Strategy and Implications

For me, the enthusiasm shown by Chinese on OBOR project reminds me Germany eagerness on "Berlin Baghdad Railroad" prior to WWI. Both goals and sweet words are more or less similar.

I bet OBOR will either lead the world to WW-III through Cold War 2.
by kmkraoind
05 May 2017 21:15
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Aug 26 2015
Replies: 4573
Views: 408734

Re: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Aug 26 2015

On economic front, Govt is taking many good steps. The day they brought ordinance on NPA mess, they took this decision too.
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by kmkraoind
02 May 2017 12:06
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: India Border Watch: Security and Operations
Replies: 2788
Views: 282695

Re: India Border Watch: Security and Operations

Prem wrote:https://twitter.com/Defence_360/status/859117377484607488
The intensity of shelling is so high that the skies are lit up ...as per unofficial reports as many as 20.


Just a request. For such news, plz post the content in full. Now the original link is dead. TIA.
by kmkraoind
29 Apr 2017 12:00
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: China Watch Thread-I
Replies: 815
Views: 62345

Re: China Watch Thread-I

China should stop CPEC if disputes rise: Top party academic - India Today "Any transnational projects involve concerns of different countries," he said. "We need to coordinate that to strike a balance to be acceptable to all parties. If we can't reach that balance, maybe we can stop ...
by kmkraoind
26 Apr 2017 17:23
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Internal Security Watch
Replies: 3568
Views: 179506

Re: Internal Security Watch

ANI @ANI_news
West Bengal: BSF has detected a 100 metre-long tunnel at India-Bangladesh border in Fatehpur under North Dinajpur district.
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by kmkraoind
26 Apr 2017 13:46
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Morbid Rubbernecking: New Korean War?
Replies: 510
Views: 36280

Re: Morbid Rubbernecking: New Korean War?

Sam Kim @samkimasia
North Korea's answer to US aircraft carrier: Lots and lots of artillery neatly assembled on a beach bloomberg.com/politics/artic…
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by kmkraoind
18 Apr 2017 22:33
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Neutering & Defanging Chinese Threat (09-08-2014)
Replies: 10352
Views: 785899

Re: Managing Chinese Threat (09-08-2014)

China won't sit idle if India takes protectionist measures: Beijing media - Economic Times India should resist the temptation of resorting to "protectionism" to shield local mobile phone makers against Chinese smartphone firms, China's official media said today warning that Beijing could ...
by kmkraoind
10 Apr 2017 13:31
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Islamism & Islamophobia Abroad - News & Analysis (9-8-2014)
Replies: 3228
Views: 151763

Re: Islamism & Islamophobia Abroad - News & Analysis (9-8-2014)

Unfettered online hate speech fuels Islamophobia in China - AFP Soon a pig's head was buried in the ground at the future Nangang mosque, the culmination of a rally in which dozens of residents hoisted banners and circled the planned building site. Then the mosque's imam received a text message carr...
by kmkraoind
08 Apr 2017 12:53
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Navy News & Discussion - 15 Dec 2016
Replies: 3455
Views: 472394

Re: Indian Navy News & Discussion - 15 Dec 2016

N Chandrababu Naidu @ncbn
The heaviest and fastest flying Turbo prop in the world TU-142 to be converted into a museum and placed at Beach Road, Vizag.
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by kmkraoind
07 Apr 2017 10:28
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Indian Missiles and Munitions Discussion - June'14
Replies: 4681
Views: 494114

Re: Indian Missiles and Munitions Discussion - June'14

Who will be manufacturing propellant and warheads. If we get these in India, it will be useful for other programs.
by kmkraoind
07 Apr 2017 10:06
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: China Military Watch - Sept' 2016
Replies: 1694
Views: 245556

Re: China Military Watch - Sept' 2016

Not just Gawadar(Nehru-ji refusing to accept this gift from Oman), Maldives, but also, Hambantota, Colombo (port city), Great Cocos Island (Nehru-ji's gift to Burma in the 1950s), Sittwe. With all these bases, China hopes to distract the Indian Navy and Airforce, so that its ability to project powe...
by kmkraoind
30 Mar 2017 14:41
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Civil Aviation Development & Discussion
Replies: 4082
Views: 247748

Re: Civil Aviation Development & Discussion

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Its a great Hub-n-Spoke model, but they need to unlock City airports for this, i.e. HAL Airport in Bangalore, if not. transit time and waiting time nullifies any time savings.
by kmkraoind
24 Mar 2017 15:22
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: India-US relations: News and Discussions III
Replies: 3964
Views: 347987

Re: India-US relations: News and Discussions III

Smita Sharma @Smita_Sharma
Buzz in DC-State Department restructuring in lines of Pentagon.India moves to Asia Pacific desk with China,Japan,etc.Pak to MiddleEast desk.
by kmkraoind
23 Mar 2017 10:30
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Sunni Terrorist Fragments of Unstable Pakistan - March 17, 2017
Replies: 2850
Views: 247069

Re: Sunni Terrorist Fragments of Unstable Pakistan - March 17, 2017

soon! you don't need to study if you have 4" beard (30 points) are wearing sandals (30 points) Salwar is above ankels (30 points) Converse in Arabic (10 points) You will get a college degree! that's the new standard of Bakistani education! Using only 3 stones for cleaning up bottom after unloa...
by kmkraoind
23 Feb 2017 00:00
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Military Flight Safety
Replies: 1936
Views: 189185

Re: Military Flight Safety

Another Super Hercules damaged in Ladakh, India now has only four - TOI NEW DELHI: A C-130J 'Super Hercules' aircraft being flown by the commanding officer of the elite 'Veiled Vipers' squadron of IAF has been left badly-damaged after it crashed into a pole and other structures while taxing on the ...
by kmkraoind
22 Feb 2017 21:25
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Navy News & Discussion - 15 Dec 2016
Replies: 3455
Views: 472394

Re: Indian Navy News & Discussion - 15 Dec 2016

INS Betwa made upright again, may be operational by April 2018 - Defencenews.In Indian Navy's missile frigate INS Betwa, which toppled over during undocking in December last year, has been made upright and will be operational before April 2018, an Indian Navy official said. The Indian Navy on Janua...
by kmkraoind
20 Feb 2017 17:54
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Police Reform
Replies: 1063
Views: 103791

Re: Indian Police Reform

I think this is right thread, if not, Mods can act. I am posing it in full for sake preserving it. How Peter Mukerjea was reduced to begging for his lunch (and didn't get it) The law is a great leveller. Having covered the courts the last few years, there are many incidents during court proceedings ...
by kmkraoind
15 Feb 2017 13:33
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Space Programme Discussion - Sept 2016
Replies: 1979
Views: 309421

Re: Indian Space Programme Discussion - Sept 2016

Planet Launches Satellite Constellation to Image the Whole Planet Daily Today Planet successfully launched 88 Dove satellites to orbit—the largest satellite constellation ever to reach orbit. This is not just a launch (or a world record, for that matter!); for our team this is a major milestone. Wi...
by kmkraoind
14 Feb 2017 17:04
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Military Helicopters
Replies: 2922
Views: 283708

Re: Indian Military Helicopters

DPR @SpokespersonMoD
The first ever public display by #HAL Light Utility Helicopter #LUH during #AeroIndia2017 inaugural at #yelahanka #Bengaluru
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by kmkraoind
13 Feb 2017 15:01
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: International Naval News and Discussion
Replies: 2953
Views: 320736

Re: International Naval News and Discussion

Reliance Defence to undertake repair and maintenance for US Navy - Moneycontrol Reliance Defence (formerly known as Pipavav Shipyard Limited & Pipavav Defence and Offshore Engineering Company Limited) has signed a landmark deal with the US Navy for undertaking service, repair and the maintenanc...
by kmkraoind
12 Feb 2017 13:42
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Aug 26 2015
Replies: 4573
Views: 408734

Re: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Aug 26 2015

Modi government to amend law to bar courts from stalling development projects The government note, reviewed by The Sunday Standard, contains the new section, 14 A, seeking to restrict the power of courts to grant injunctions THAT impede or delay the timely completion of welfare projects. The draft ...
by kmkraoind
02 Feb 2017 14:19
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: PRC Economy - New Reflections : April 20 2015
Replies: 965
Views: 61820

Re: PRC Economy - New Reflections : April 20 2015

China sends its billionaires a chilling message - Xiao’s abduction undermines Hong Kong’s status as a haven from arbitrary justice - FT.Com As one person familiar with this case put it: “Most Chinese billionaires are like geese — they get fat on their political connections and close ties to party l...
by kmkraoind
20 Jan 2017 15:51
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: LCA: News & Discussions - October 2016
Replies: 4125
Views: 618757

Re: LCA: News & Discussions - October 2016

Smriti Z Irani ‏@smritiirani
Components of Tejas & Cartosat-3 Satellite developed by ATIRA from advanced Technical Textiles

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Is that a Quartz cone or carbon fiber cone?

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