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by VKumar
01 Apr 2020 01:22
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Nov 27 2017
Replies: 4820
Views: 943793

Re: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Nov 27 2017

So public donations in every calamity and war should be discouraged?
by VKumar
29 Mar 2020 15:59
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Post Wuhan-Virus(Covid19) World and India
Replies: 90
Views: 11272

Re: Post-Covid19 World and India

Hotels will have to largely revamp and restart, almost like new properties. Huge cost.
by VKumar
27 Mar 2020 21:02
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Wuhan Coronavirus Resource Thread
Replies: 4512
Views: 332899

Re: Wuhan Coronavirus Resource Thread

Kejriwal preparing for 1000 cases a day.
by VKumar
27 Mar 2020 21:01
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Wuhan Coronavirus Resource Thread
Replies: 4512
Views: 332899

Re: Wuhan Coronavirus Resource Thread

100K in quarantine in Kasargod. Looks like Kasargod is the epicenter for India.
by VKumar
23 Mar 2020 21:34
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: India's R&D in Defence DRDO, PSUs and Private Sector
Replies: 3980
Views: 614284

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

Yes, indeed lets buy some key defence technologies starting with a jet engine.
by VKumar
23 Mar 2020 21:02
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: 2020 Strategic and Political Analysis-1
Replies: 3947
Views: 433034

Re: 2020 Strategic and Political Analysis-1

Shivraj Chauhan appointed CM and took oath without social distancing.
by VKumar
23 Mar 2020 21:01
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Wuhan Coronavirus Resource Thread
Replies: 4512
Views: 332899

Re: Wuhan Coronavirus Resource Thread

Grocery and Pharma stores, e-commerce are open. However their supply chain is not permitted to function! Right from Ports, Factories, warehouses, transport, police is not permitting any movement, even though Consumer Affairs Ministry has written to each State. Wine stores have been closed. They are ...
by VKumar
16 Mar 2020 23:52
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: 2020 Strategic and Political Analysis-1
Replies: 3947
Views: 433034

Re: 2020 Strategic and Political Analysis-1

kit wrote:This is a good time to promote SAY NO TO MADE IN CHINA. In these Corona times, it will be indeed difficult to say no to this !


EXACTLY!!!

At the very least let's stop buying Chinese products
by VKumar
13 Mar 2020 22:34
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Very Long Range Precision (VLRP) Fire Systems Study
Replies: 5
Views: 2817

Re: Very Long Range Precision (VLRP) Fire Systems Study

Replace shells with missiles and what you say is achievable
by VKumar
12 Mar 2020 23:23
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Pakistan Armed Forces: News & Discussion Thread
Replies: 1162
Views: 333395

Re: Pakistan Armed Forces: News & Discussion Thread

On one English news channel the motorma says "he delayed ejaculation"!
by VKumar
12 Mar 2020 23:20
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Pakistani Economic Stress Watch
Replies: 4195
Views: 744194

Re: Pakistani Economic Stress Watch

Low oil prices may seem good for pukis. But as their fourfathers have no change to spare because of low prices, pukis cannot benefit.
by VKumar
11 Mar 2020 01:05
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Wuhan Coronavirus Resource Thread
Replies: 4512
Views: 332899

Re: Wuhan Coronavirus Resource Thread

ramana wrote:ldev they mean a zone between 50N and 30 N.
All generalizations are general.
The intent is to show temperature as a factor.

This is the Wine belt
by VKumar
09 Mar 2020 21:27
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Wuhan Coronavirus Resource Thread
Replies: 4512
Views: 332899

Re: Wuhan Coronavirus Resource Thread

Expect that all foreigners may be stopped from visiting India.
by VKumar
04 Mar 2020 22:30
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: 2020 Strategic and Political Analysis-1
Replies: 3947
Views: 433034

Re: 2020 Strategic and Political Analysis-1

^Very interesting sir, and I think that the drafters of the CAA missed the little bus in not allowing for "other minorities". In reality everybody knows and the fact remains that persecuted minorities from TSP, BD,and Afg will almost always be non-muslim . So it might have benefitted in n...
by VKumar
02 Mar 2020 23:08
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Wuhan Coronavirus Resource Thread
Replies: 4512
Views: 332899

Re: Wuhan Coronavirus Resource Thread

One passenger arriving at Mumbai airport, suspected to be infected by CV, shifted to isolation ward in Kasturba hospital.
by VKumar
21 Jan 2020 23:59
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Pakistani Economic Stress Watch
Replies: 4195
Views: 744194

Re: Pakistani Economic Stress Watch

Bhutto said we will eat grass but make a nuclear bomb. Now they don't even have grass to eat. Wheat is a grass.
by VKumar
18 Jan 2020 00:11
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Kaveri & Aero-Engine: News & Discussion
Replies: 5219
Views: 1051083

Re: Kaveri & Aero-Engine: News & Discussion

HAL is now public, a listed company.
by VKumar
13 Jan 2020 00:04
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Tejas Mk.1 & Mk.1A: News & Discussions: 23 February 2019
Replies: 2306
Views: 664637

Re: Tejas Mk.1 & Mk.1A: News & Discussions: 23 February 2019

1 squadron of Rafale every year for next 6 years will suffice. The infrastructure and training facilities are already invested in. So also the India specific changes. Further squadrons will not be as expensive. Meanwhile LCA and it's derivatives can develop.
by VKumar
07 Jan 2020 05:10
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Airborne Early Warning & Control: News & Discussion
Replies: 3293
Views: 647644

Re: Airborne Early Warning & Control: News & Discussion

Can the SU30MKI serve as a mini-awacs?
by VKumar
06 Jan 2020 23:34
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Airborne Early Warning & Control: News & Discussion
Replies: 3293
Views: 647644

Re: Airborne Early Warning & Control: News & Discussion

Suppose MOD says, 'it is an emergency, we need 12 AWACS or equivalent by this month end' what is the solution, if any?
by VKumar
06 Jan 2020 00:08
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Airborne Early Warning & Control: News & Discussion
Replies: 3293
Views: 647644

Re: Airborne Early Warning & Control: News & Discussion

Can the Do228 be equipped with early warning system and used as a 'trip-wire' ? We can manufacture these afresh.
by VKumar
05 Jan 2020 15:52
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Airborne Early Warning & Control: News & Discussion
Replies: 3293
Views: 647644

Re: Airborne Early Warning & Control: News & Discussion

One AWACS and one Refueller per squadron of fighters, is essential.
by VKumar
03 Jan 2020 03:49
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Towards an India centered economics Thread
Replies: 17
Views: 2609

Re: Towards an India centered economics Thread

Very important to revise the commercial and consumer laws. Make them simpler and easier to comply with. Change the Inspectors to Trainers/Coaches. Train MSME to comply with laws, rather than sending Inspectors to look for errors. Have an understanding of gravity of offence and thus free entrepreneur...
by VKumar
02 Jan 2020 00:53
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Internal Security Watch
Replies: 4752
Views: 610323

Re: Internal Security Watch

Protests and notice to government against use of facial recognition software in Delhi and elsewhere by an org called Internet Freedom Foundation and similar minded.
by VKumar
01 Jan 2020 22:35
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Internal Security Watch
Replies: 4752
Views: 610323

Re: Internal Security Watch

chetak wrote:Image


Bandra, Mumbai has thousands.
by VKumar
01 Jan 2020 21:56
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Terroristan - November 11, 2019
Replies: 1018
Views: 211217

Re: Terroristan - November 11, 2019

https://youtu.be/jnHIpQUyquY Around 7 min onwards, Arif says Pak is planning to pass legislation within the next 3 months or so to incorporate POK in Pak. Perhaps we need a thread on Incorporating POK in India... There is a resolution in parliament, about 25 years ago saying that Pak occupied Kashm...
by VKumar
01 Jan 2020 01:30
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Terroristan - November 11, 2019
Replies: 1018
Views: 211217

Re: Terroristan - November 11, 2019

A recent article in Dawn states that a large portion of pukis are mentally retarded. Probably due to inbreeding.
by VKumar
27 Dec 2019 21:42
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Air Force News & Discussion - 15 Dec 2016
Replies: 4083
Views: 942747

Re: Indian Air Force News & Discussion - 15 Dec 2016

Nihat wrote:
LakshmanPST wrote:
What will be the aircraft for Ground Attack role in IAF now...?



MKI and upgraded jaguars


Apache, Rudra ...
by VKumar
27 Dec 2019 00:55
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Air Force News & Discussion - 15 Dec 2016
Replies: 4083
Views: 942747

Re: Indian Air Force News & Discussion - 15 Dec 2016

CAS is now helicopter territory. For stand off use missiles. Slow flying fixed wing are vulnerable.
by VKumar
24 Dec 2019 00:37
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Nov 27 2017
Replies: 4820
Views: 943793

Re: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Nov 27 2017

Nowadays customers not paying GST amount till they see the invoice on their computer.
by VKumar
20 Dec 2019 04:20
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: VayuSena Rafale: News and Discussions - 17 Oct 2016
Replies: 2978
Views: 538930

Re: VayuSena Rafale: News and Discussions - 17 Oct 2016

Waiting for ATC to take over control, conduct an operation and bring back the aircraft. Drone?
by VKumar
20 Dec 2019 04:15
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: 2019 Strategic and Political Analysis-1
Replies: 6692
Views: 657773

Re: 2019 Strategic and Political Analysis-1

Wait for today's Friday class.
by VKumar
19 Dec 2019 22:29
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Nov 27 2017
Replies: 4820
Views: 943793

Re: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Nov 27 2017

Personally I believe that stock market is being driven by liquidity. Corruption hasn't reduced significantly. The black money has to be parked somewhere. Real estate and Jewellery attract tax inspectors attention. Cars are BSIV till February or March. Best way is SIP. So stock markets are SIPPING th...
by VKumar
18 Dec 2019 03:41
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Pakistani Economic Stress Watch
Replies: 4195
Views: 744194

Re: Pakistani Economic Stress Watch

This ratio has been improving in favour of pukistan since some time. What could be the reason? Given that BSE is booming.
I also read somewhere that Moody's has upgraded pukis and downgraded us.
by VKumar
16 Dec 2019 23:05
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Air Force News & Discussion - 15 Dec 2016
Replies: 4083
Views: 942747

Re: Indian Air Force News & Discussion - 15 Dec 2016

ROE. Do they state do not return fire if enemy fires from within his territory? How did the MIG 21 pilots miss this rule? I think the SU 30MKI were not armed with BVR as they were expecting 1. No action by PAF during daytime 2. They expected PAF to follow ROE 3. To conserve missile life. Which is wh...

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