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by Rupesh
14 Apr 2019 16:08
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Understanding the US - Again
Replies: 2919
Views: 300184

Re: Understanding the US - Again

Singha wrote:Modiji has aet germany as target for 2025 and japan for 2030

These two tend to be more sluggish than uk france so 10 years of around 7% growth and stronger rupee may help


India will overtake Japan by 2025. With 8% growth it's easily achievable.
by Rupesh
03 Apr 2019 09:01
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: 2019 General Elections News and Discussion
Replies: 6200
Views: 472585

Re: 2019 General Elections News and Discussion

That's you opinion. I told you the reason. I guess you know more than everybody. So you are saying that local politics will affect LS elections in J&K but not in other states that are having joint elections. That doesn't make any sense to me, and yes this part is my opinion. Also, EC decides wh...
by Rupesh
27 Mar 2019 13:01
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian ASAT Test
Replies: 868
Views: 105203

Re: Indian ASAT test

Karan M wrote:
Rupesh wrote:Great news. This was totally unexpected. Jail Hind.


Noooo! Hind should be free. :-?


Spell check onlee. What to do. Corrected. :((
by Rupesh
27 Mar 2019 12:57
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian ASAT Test
Replies: 868
Views: 105203

Re: Indian ASAT test

Great news. This was totally unexpected. Jai Hind.
by Rupesh
18 Mar 2019 14:09
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Shri Manohar Parrikar condolence thread
Replies: 108
Views: 6835

Re: Shri Manohar Parrikar condolence thread

Deeply sadened by the passing of Sri Parrikerji. Great loss for the nation.
by Rupesh
12 Feb 2019 07:26
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Kerala Floods - Aftermath and Save Sabarimala
Replies: 2387
Views: 175274

Re: Kerala Floods - Aftermath and Save Sabarimala

Dileep wrote:Peregrine, what exactly do you mean by the last "Cheers"?


That's his signature.
by Rupesh
01 Feb 2019 12:46
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Nov 27 2017
Replies: 3210
Views: 565668

Re: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Nov 27 2017

Full tax rebate up to 5 lakh. :D
Standard deduction increased to 50k and interest income 40k exempted, earlier it was 10k.
by Rupesh
01 Feb 2019 12:28
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Nov 27 2017
Replies: 3210
Views: 565668

Re: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Nov 27 2017

^^
Only platitudes for salaried class. This is the second consecutive disappointing budget .
by Rupesh
01 Feb 2019 12:09
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Nov 27 2017
Replies: 3210
Views: 565668

Re: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Nov 27 2017

Defense budget increased by 1%. Doesn't even beat inflation.
by Rupesh
04 Jan 2019 12:31
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Kerala Floods - Aftermath and Save Sabarimala
Replies: 2387
Views: 175274

Re: Kerala Floods - Aftermath and Save Sabarimala

Leadership can come from the movement itself if properly channelized. That is what happened in Singur. But people have to come out of their comfort zone. If it gets normalized the abuses will increase further. Some facts: - LDF has support from 2/3 Kerala Hindus - UDF has rest of the support # BJP ...
by Rupesh
26 Aug 2017 14:06
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Malegaon blasts and the limits of fake secularism
Replies: 1020
Views: 85523

Re: Malegaon blasts and the limits of fake secularism

How Hemant Karkare tortured Lt. Col. Purohit

by Rupesh
27 May 2017 06:00
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: R.I.P. Shri K.P.S. Gill, 1935-2017
Replies: 46
Views: 5134

Re: R.I.P. Shri K.P.S. Gill, 1935-2017

Punjab was a bigger mess than Kashmir. K P S did what was required. If I recall correctly, he even sent police teams outside Punjab to eliminate terrorists. Thank you Sir... May you attain Moksha.
by Rupesh
16 Mar 2017 11:53
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Army News & Discussions - 11 June 2014
Replies: 3817
Views: 531958

Re: Indian Army News & Discussions - 11 June 2014

So its Kerala that contributes max from SI. Almost 3 times more than Andhra.
by Rupesh
15 Feb 2017 09:42
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Army News & Discussions - 11 June 2014
Replies: 3817
Views: 531958

Re: Indian Army News & Discussions - 11 June 2014

Sikh regiment of the Indian Army: From village boys to tough soldiers

by Rupesh
13 Jan 2017 09:52
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Indian Foreign Policy
Replies: 2214
Views: 241419

Re: Indian Foreign Policy

He foiled the 1994 OIC resolution, which, if passed in the UNHRC, would have led to sanctions against India. Not many people know that Akbar Hashemi Rafsanjani, former president of Iran, who passed away recently, was instrumental in a remarkable turnaround in Iran’s bilateral relations with India a...
by Rupesh
18 Dec 2016 14:48
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Currency Demonetisation and Future course of Indian Economy
Replies: 7852
Views: 692166

Re: Currency Demonetisation and Future course of Indian Economy

Rahulm saar. Math does not add up and there is no Rs 200 note.
by Rupesh
09 Nov 2016 11:04
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Understanding the United States of America (USA) - III
Replies: 2933
Views: 168331

Re: Understanding the United States of America (USA) - III

BRF again ahead of the curve. 89% got the results right. :mrgreen:
by Rupesh
09 Nov 2016 10:54
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Understanding the United States of America (USA) - III
Replies: 2933
Views: 168331

Re: Understanding the United States of America (USA) - III

Donald Trump wins Utah. Just a handful of votes away from becoming President. The first person to get fired may be Richard Cordray.
by Rupesh
19 Oct 2016 11:14
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Sri Lanka - News and Discussion
Replies: 3770
Views: 284200

Re: Sri Lanka - News and Discussion

'Siva Senai' formed in Sri Lanka to enable hindus to face threats from other religions COLOMBO: A group of Sri Lankan Tamils have formed “Siva Senai” (Siva’s Amy) to enable Hindus to face “threats” from other religious groups in the island nation, says the Senai’s Lead Organizer, Maravanpulavu Sach...
by Rupesh
18 Oct 2016 09:23
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Bharat Rakshak - 20th Anniversary
Replies: 92
Views: 23102

Re: Bharat Rakshak - 20th Anniversary

I'm in if the meeting will be held near Mumbai.We need land, Air and Sea connectivity. :D

Its not acceptable for The Admiral saar to hold such a meeting away from the sea :((
by Rupesh
15 Aug 2016 12:42
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: BR Forum Feedback
Replies: 944
Views: 50196

Re: BR Forum Feedback

Good to have BRF back. Could we please have have the old background colours as well.
by Rupesh
15 Aug 2016 12:39
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Happy Independence Day!
Replies: 66
Views: 5718

Re: Happy Independence Day!

Happy Independence Day !!

JAI HIND.
by Rupesh
14 Apr 2016 10:47
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Railways Thread (Dec 2015)
Replies: 3402
Views: 479770

Re: Indian Railways Thread (Dec 2015)

Indian Railway unveils train coaches with new, refurbished look




by Rupesh
04 Apr 2016 13:15
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Positive News from the USA
Replies: 3038
Views: 142607

Re: Positive News from the USA

Chase mistakes dog for ISIS, freezes check A US man was left stunned when his bank refused to clear a payment to his dog walker because of his pet’s ‘terrorist’ name. Bruce Francis was unable to pay his dog walker when Chase Bank flagged the transaction to the US Treasury Department over the ‘suspi...
by Rupesh
04 Apr 2016 13:12
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Positive News from the USA
Replies: 3038
Views: 142607

Re: Positive News from the USA

Black Kid Nearly Arrested Trying to Cash Scholarship Check This series of tweets exemplifies the uphill battle poor people of color have to climb to overcome inequality. The student was attending the first week of a 13 month boot camp. At lunch he went to a check cashing store (with a fee of 10 per...
by Rupesh
21 Nov 2015 09:32
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Sunni Terrorist Fragments of Unstable Pakistan-Nov 21, 2015
Replies: 2868
Views: 99621

Sunni Terrorist Fragments of Unstable Pakistan-Nov 21, 2015

Link to last post of previous thread The following links are background material on Pakistan. UNDERSTANDING PAKISTAN: Jinnah's Pakistan: An Interview with MA Jinnah, and how the Pakistan of Yesterday is the Pakistan of Today http://iref.homestead.com/Messiah.html http://hsgac.senate.gov/public/_fil...
by Rupesh
13 Sep 2015 12:20
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: China Watch Thread-I
Replies: 815
Views: 88054

Re: China Watch Thread-I

II WW documentary on Japanese Invasion of China.

by Rupesh
05 Sep 2015 15:37
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Indian Space Programme Discussion
Replies: 3934
Views: 216744

Re: Indian Space Programme Discussion

^^

There is a BBC documentary(space race) on Korolev and WVB. Worth watching all 4 parts.

by Rupesh
15 Aug 2015 07:51
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Happy 69th Independence Day 2015
Replies: 52
Views: 2489

Re: Happy 69th Independence Day 2015

Happy Independence Day. Jai Hind!!!
by Rupesh
10 Jul 2015 10:08
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Sunni Terrorist Fragments of Unstable Pakistan-July 10, 2015
Replies: 2850
Views: 88501

Re: Sunni Terrorist Fragments of Unstable Pakistan-July 10,

NEW YORK: Two Pakistanis are among 32 `young leaders’ named on Wednesday as Asia 21 Young Leader Class of 2015 by the Asia Society in New York.


why call it Asia 21 if there are 32. Hain ji

clicky
by Rupesh
10 Jul 2015 10:05
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Sunni Terrorist Fragments of Unstable Pakistan-July 10, 2015
Replies: 2850
Views: 88501

Re: Sunni Terrorist Fragments of Unstable Pakistan-July 10,

From such Gup in TFT Wall chalkings Your average citizen is well-informed and intelligent, and if proof were needed that he also has a sense of humour, it’s right here in these wall chalkings across Pakistan: 1. “Roti, bijli, gas na pani, Dil hai phhir bhi Pakistani” 2. “Pakistan ka matlab kya? Hase...
by Rupesh
10 Jul 2015 09:59
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Sunni Terrorist Fragments of Unstable Pakistan-July 10, 2015
Replies: 2850
Views: 88501

Sunni Terrorist Fragments of Unstable Pakistan-July 10, 2015

Link to last page of previous thread. The following links are background material on Pakistan. UNDERSTANDING PAKISTAN: Jinnah's Pakistan: An Interview with MA Jinnah, and how the Pakistan of Yesterday is the Pakistan of Today http://iref.homestead.com/Messiah.html http://hsgac.senate.gov/public/_fi...
by Rupesh
23 Jun 2015 10:16
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Indian Railways Thread
Replies: 3940
Views: 329289

Re: Indian Railways Thread

Mumbai set to get Medha, first local with indigenous power systems Come August and Mumbai will see the first-ever local train — EMU in railway lingo — whose electrical systems are completely indigenous. So far, all Mumbai locals with the modern Alternating Current 3-phase IGBT transmission technolo...
by Rupesh
08 Jun 2015 12:31
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Indian Navy News & Discussion - 22 April 2015
Replies: 4211
Views: 310283

Re: Indian Naval News & Discussion - 22 April 2015

JE Menon wrote:Plus we have the ship itself...

.


Nope. It was sold for scrap.

INS Vikrant, hero of ’71 war, reduced to heap of scrap
by Rupesh
03 Jun 2015 07:51
Forum: Military History Archive
Topic: Brig. RayC RIP
Replies: 90
Views: 10612

Re: Brig. RayC RIP

My condolences to Brig. RayC's family.
by Rupesh
07 Mar 2015 08:34
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Sunni Terrorist Fragments of Unstable Pakistan - 1 Feb 2015
Replies: 2852
Views: 91453

Re: Sunni Terrorist Fragments of Unstable Pakistan - 1 Feb 2

Been there at the age of 96 – Lt Gen (r) Majeed Malik still remembers his childhood in a village near Chakwal. In his yet-to-be-released memoir titled Hum Bhee Wahan Maujood Thay, (I was there too) – the veteran soldier and politician gives concise and candid accounts of events that shaped the dest...
by Rupesh
05 Mar 2015 11:42
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Indian Military Aviation- September 29 2013
Replies: 3967
Views: 129991

Re: Indian Military Aviation- September 29 2013

Defence finance wing redflags UPA’s trainer aircraft deal India’s 2012 order for 75 Swiss Pilatus basic trainer aircraft (BTA) for the Indian Air Force (IAF) has run into rough weather with the finance wing of the Ministry of Defence pointing out that 88 per cent of the acquisition cost over 30 yea...

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