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by krisna
22 Apr 2018 00:45
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Nov 27 2017
Replies: 1151
Views: 152009

Re: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Nov 27 2017

https://www.economist.com/news/leaders/21740739-nature-indian-capitalism-changing-long-may-it-last-humbling-indias-tycoons FOR decades, personal connections have provided a well-trodden path to success in Indian business. State-owned banks provided cheap financing for firms whose success often reste...
by krisna
08 Feb 2018 23:53
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Nov 27 2017
Replies: 1151
Views: 152009

Re: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Nov 27 2017

Google fined by India antitrust watchdog India’s antitrust watchdog on Thursday imposed a 1.36 billion rupees ($21.17 million) fine on Google for “search bias” and abuse of its dominant position, in the latest regulatory setback for the world’s most popular internet search engine. The Competition C...
by krisna
08 Feb 2018 23:45
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Maldives Civil-Military Issues
Replies: 888
Views: 62805

Re: Maldives Civil-Military Issues

Indias-insular-dilemma-Maldives by Admiral Arun Prakash Retd Given India’s self-assigned role of regional “net security provider”, the Integrated Defence Staff, in New Delhi, must be reviewing their plans for launching what they term an out of area contingency (OOAC) operation, at short notice. Sho...
by krisna
08 Feb 2018 23:38
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Maldives Civil-Military Issues
Replies: 888
Views: 62805

Re: Maldives Civil-Military Issues

Bummer title- India may send troops to the island The current crisis has erupted after Supreme Court of Maldives ordered last week that regime of President Abdullah Yameen should release the nine opposition leaders including former president Mohammed Nasheed who are in exile in Colombo. India is ke...
by krisna
08 Feb 2018 23:31
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Maldives Civil-Military Issues
Replies: 888
Views: 62805

Re: Maldives Civil-Military Issues

India is angry at the subversion of governance norms and rules in Maldives by President Yameen India refused a request by Maldives government to send a special envoy to the country in the middle of the ongoing unrest in the island nation+ that has drawn huge international criticism. The Yameen Abdu...
by krisna
07 Jan 2018 06:15
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Out-of-India - From Theory to Truth: Part 2
Replies: 4552
Views: 237903

Re: Out-of-India - From Theory to Truth: Part 2

https://rajivmalhotra.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/06/RM_Newsletter_June-2016.Final_.pdf It is also one of the oldest recorded living traditions of Hindu civilization with about 8000 years of records and hence stands as a testament to its antiquity Above is regarding Kumbh Mela. RM says the akharas h...
by krisna
02 Jan 2018 06:09
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Nov 27 2017
Replies: 1151
Views: 152009

Re: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Nov 27 2017

Demo, GST no downer, India in a sweet spot With both domestic and global economy showing signs of recovery, hopes have sprung anew that 2018 augers well for the country. There are expectations that the Indian economy would continue to show an improved performance as our inherent strengths and the p...
by krisna
02 Jan 2018 06:01
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: GST - Discussion on all aspects.
Replies: 648
Views: 69833

Re: GST - Discussion on all aspects.

GST Made 2017 Most Significant Year for India’s Economy Since Independence In the final analysis, the GST balance sheet is provided by Gita Gopinath, professor of International Studies and Economies at Harvard University, who is also the economic adviser to the Kerala chief minister. "GST is a...
by krisna
02 Jan 2018 05:19
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Iran News and Discussions
Replies: 2891
Views: 174359

Re: Iran News and Discussions

With Iran gaining in importance in world media due to the protests-- a few things about Iran- seasoned watchers many know it- Iran population ~80 million tribe wise-60%persians, 10% kurds azeris 16% and lurs 6% 2nd largest country in ME conversion to islam in 7th centuryt AD wikipedia natural resour...
by krisna
31 Dec 2017 05:53
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Iran News and Discussions
Replies: 2891
Views: 174359

Re: Iran News and Discussions

isn't this the last of the arab spring revolution countries started during ombaba presidency. some say this plan was etched during gulf war dethroning saddam to keep ME in turmoil. All 6 countries accounted for- Iraq Libya Egypt Syria Tunisia(not sure). only Iran escaped. could this be the last one-...
by krisna
17 Dec 2017 05:27
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Indo-UK News & Discussions- June 2017
Replies: 931
Views: 100625

Re: Indo-UK News & Discussions- June 2017

^
wrt population
recall that abortion is illegal in catholics. Also no family planning etc etc. pope refused to accept it etc. no wonder catholics outbreed others . But individual catholic may not believe in it but community as a whole is still reluctant.
by krisna
17 Dec 2017 05:18
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Out-of-India - From Theory to Truth: Part 2
Replies: 4552
Views: 237903

Re: Out-of-India - From Theory to Truth: Part 2

Off-topic: <snip>. Seperate question, how come Indian kings did business with these guys when they have questionable moral standards? East roman empire did trade with India using sea routes. Indian kings had even ambassadors to these empires. How come they were not aware of Islam and other things w...
by krisna
17 Dec 2017 05:02
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Out-of-India - From Theory to Truth: Part 2
Replies: 4552
Views: 237903

Re: Out-of-India - From Theory to Truth: Part 2

Off-topic: Guys, can you tell me more about slavery in West during earlier period. Islam is more about conversions and Harems than into slavery(?). I don't know how much Persians and Greeks practiced slavery. Romans I don't know but European have rich history of slavery. I really want to know more ...
by krisna
15 Dec 2017 03:32
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Nov 27 2017
Replies: 1151
Views: 152009

Re: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Nov 27 2017

UDjUQ-Xf1W4 Here Nitin Gadkari gives a good speech on his ministry efforts towards improving India economy and create over 1 crore jobs etc etc 1) Roadways- increase highways. reduce road deaths by 50%. Talks about BharatMala etc, reducing distance by over 350 kms from North India to South India by...
by krisna
13 Dec 2017 04:03
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Internal Security Watch
Replies: 3669
Views: 229921

Re: Internal Security Watch

ahKeSqFT0Nk wrt to love jihad and many others,it is aproblem with many well meaning people of all faiths esp Hindus. many muslims and christians who are good decent humans irrespective of faith fall to their institutions in crisis. This sort of institutional support guidleiens is non existent in Hi...
by krisna
06 Nov 2017 04:08
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: United States - Human Rights Monitor
Replies: 11
Views: 1057

Re: United States - Human Rights Monitor

viewtopic.php?p=2173575#p2173575 posted in positive news

child marriage is human rights abuse per usa foreign policy.
by krisna
05 Nov 2017 06:15
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Aug 26 2015
Replies: 4573
Views: 453880

Re: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Aug 26 2015



talk by Nilesh shah MD of kotak mahindra
humurous talk on economy. is hugely positive.
by krisna
03 Nov 2017 02:26
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Out-of-India - From Theory to Truth: Part 2
Replies: 4552
Views: 237903

Re: Out-of-India - From Theory to Truth: Part 2

Edward pococke India in Greece Don't know if it is useful but a book by Edward Pococke about India in Greece written 2 centuries ago. It claims that lot of Greece words names places have Sanskrit root words etc. Indians had good interaction with them etc etc. India is the mother of the greek civili...
by krisna
03 Nov 2017 01:15
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: India-US relations: News and Discussions IV
Replies: 1235
Views: 144987

Re: India-US relations: News and Discussions IV

Also had the same thought as articulated by ramana and Rdev. normally khan cops shoot first then ask questions to the attackers family friends etc etc. But surprise here that the attacker was caught alive. Another question is - did isis officially claim that the attacker got inspiration for them.(di...
by krisna
14 Oct 2017 09:43
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Aug 26 2015
Replies: 4573
Views: 453880

Re: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Aug 26 2015

Many are writing that economy is in tailspin . what that economy is meant is generally the formal economy -- about the cities led economic activities mainly- exports imports IT and its assorted service industry agriculture stocks etc etc. The non formal economy size is known or not I don't know. doe...
by krisna
25 Sep 2017 00:55
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Terroristan - June 20, 2017
Replies: 2847
Views: 270756

Re: Terroristan - June 20, 2017

earlier references might have been lost due to some data corruption that happened previously. To be fair ... the term has been used much before.. say this you-tube video (2015) Q8o4XYLof10 Of course the term was a standard term, much before.. for example this reference in 2009 from urban dictionary...
by krisna
25 Sep 2017 00:49
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Terroristan - June 20, 2017
Replies: 2847
Views: 270756

Re: Terroristan - June 20, 2017

So this give and take is going on between BRF and MEA. Miss Gambhir's statement reflects BRF (100% as if she reads us regularly) and BRF took the word "Terroristan " from her speach. To set the records straight First reference to "Terroristan" is made by Krishna on 27.8.2016 in ...
by krisna
18 Sep 2017 03:47
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Out-of-India - From Theory to Truth: Part 2
Replies: 4552
Views: 237903

Re: Out-of-India - From Theory to Truth: Part 2

Unmasking the aryan migration controversy European linguists and historians set about trying to find “proof” of a mother language that linked Sanskrit to European languages – which were all grouped under the name “Indo-European languages” (changed from the former name “Indo-Aryan languages”) . It t...
by krisna
18 Sep 2017 03:44
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Out-of-India - From Theory to Truth: Part 2
Replies: 4552
Views: 237903

Re: Out-of-India - From Theory to Truth: Part 2

aryans-and-dravidians-invented-by-racist-19th-century-scholars What is astounding is that linguists and ‘orientalists’ who examined the Sanskrit Mitanni treaty documents did not link them with India where Sanskrit was known all over, but instead, claimed that the language had come to Syria with peo...
by krisna
18 Sep 2017 03:40
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Marshal of IAF Arjan Singh passes away
Replies: 49
Views: 3427

Re: Marshal of IAF Arjan Singh passes away

legendary warriors will live forever in our hearts.
They never die.
Hope He continues to inspire young Indians in all walks of life.
by krisna
11 Sep 2017 05:29
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Out-of-India - From Theory to Truth: Part 2
Replies: 4552
Views: 237903

Re: Out-of-India - From Theory to Truth: Part 2

OT here Is Indian interest served by this rewrite of history? Is it o.k. to rewrite history in the name of serving interest even if it is lie? I strongly disagree with those who subscribe to such ideas! Truth must prevail - Saytamev Jayate! That should be our guiding principle. Rajasthan rewrites h...
by krisna
10 Sep 2017 21:21
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Positive News from the USA
Replies: 3007
Views: 100044

Re: Positive News from the USA

Karthik S wrote:
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Florida police warn people not to shoot their guns at Hurricane Irma


:eek:


guess seen too much of hollywood movies where it is always the American who defies nature and saves the world. :rotfl:
by krisna
10 Sep 2017 21:05
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Indian Political Theory and Governance Models
Replies: 14
Views: 1430

Re: Indian Political Theory and Governance Models

I do not want to spam or derail - but this is a "hi-funda" topic and I will try and contribute by posting my personal impressions of Indian society. I believe that Indian society - from the outset - maybe from 2000 BC was a "libertarian" society. The difference between western l...
by krisna
10 Sep 2017 19:25
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Aug 26 2015
Replies: 4573
Views: 453880

Re: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Aug 26 2015

Watched Raghuram Rajan's interviews on multiple TV channels yesterday. We are blessed to have people like him around and I fervently wish that he becomes the Finance Minister soon .( Heavens no. will screw up India with non Indian baked theories irrelebvant to India) That will fix a whole host of s...
by krisna
09 Sep 2017 22:33
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Overall, how does NoKo's nuke program affect India's strategic interest?
Replies: 28
Views: 1843

Re: Overall, how does NoKo's nuke program affect India's strategic interest?

neutral. irrespective of what nook does, it is not dangerous perse to India. yes tsp and china are enemies. But having noko possessing "whatever you call as bomb" should not change India in anyway. OTOH may influence other china rim countries towards India favorably as a china counter weig...
by krisna
09 Sep 2017 22:21
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Neutering & Defanging Chinese Threat (09-08-2014)
Replies: 10352
Views: 883989

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

Krisna ji, what Xi is doing far surpasses the passive approach of Deng Xiaoping. They are actively building up centers in China to emerge as the Vatican City or Mecca for modern-day Buddhism. <snip> . My quote from previous post communism destroyed a lot of traditions and culture of china. ot of mo...
by krisna
09 Sep 2017 20:26
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Out-of-India - From Theory to Truth: Part 2
Replies: 4552
Views: 237903

Re: Out-of-India - From Theory to Truth: Part 2

Might be OT to some extent About China history, it is good major parts are non controversial at least some form of evidence- reasons are simple-- same language for centuries with not much little change . No large scale invasions and destruction except for brief periods from ulanbatorji yaks who graz...
by krisna
09 Sep 2017 20:11
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Out-of-India - From Theory to Truth: Part 2
Replies: 4552
Views: 237903

Re: Out-of-India - From Theory to Truth: Part 2

A_Gupta wrote:Hahaha, for a bunch of guys who study history, you should try learning from it. I turned on "ignore" on SriJoy weeks ago, and need only suffer him in other folks' quotes of him.


sorry but do pity you :(( :mrgreen:
by krisna
09 Sep 2017 20:10
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Out-of-India - From Theory to Truth: Part 2
Replies: 4552
Views: 237903

Re: Out-of-India - From Theory to Truth: Part 2

shiv wrote:

Interesting but this guy is Andrew D Nichols of the U of Florida, not Nicholson


Thanks, my mistake.
by krisna
09 Sep 2017 03:33
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Neutering & Defanging Chinese Threat (09-08-2014)
Replies: 10352
Views: 883989

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

^^^^ communism destroyed a lot of traditions and culture of china. ot of monuments etc were destroyed by mao stupid march killing millions also. post Mao, deng xiaoping did allow soft form of Buddhism to flourish. was little difficult due to heavy dose of communism then but over time other leaders f...
by krisna
09 Sep 2017 03:24
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Out-of-India - From Theory to Truth: Part 2
Replies: 4552
Views: 237903

Re: Out-of-India - From Theory to Truth: Part 2

<snip> Again, Chinese history- atleast, their king list- has undergone only minor changes (+/- couple of years for a couple of Emperors/kings, which is normal), since the era of Qianlong Emperor- i.e., late 1700s AD. Its not like the Chinese dynasty list from 1800s is radically different from the 1...
by krisna
09 Sep 2017 02:35
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Out-of-India - From Theory to Truth: Part 2
Replies: 4552
Views: 237903

Re: Out-of-India - From Theory to Truth: Part 2

<snip> Here is one chap Andrew Nichols - who has done a dissertation of Ctesias who has the gumption to compare Ctesias the pariah with Herodotus the prophet (PBUH) https://rajivmalhotra.com/books/indras-net/changes-chapter-8/ With Indra's Net Rajiv Malhotra actually gave publicity to this Nicholso...
by krisna
09 Sep 2017 01:28
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Aug 26 2015
Replies: 4573
Views: 453880

Re: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Aug 26 2015

<snip> There is no doubt NaMo has enormous political capital. He is using this political capital to tackle some of most difficult decisions. Demonetization, corruption, opening up for foreign investment, The Insolvency and Bankruptcy Code, Bank NPAs are some of the example. Laws related to land acq...
by krisna
07 Sep 2017 03:46
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Out-of-India - From Theory to Truth: Part 2
Replies: 4552
Views: 237903

Re: Out-of-India - From Theory to Truth: Part 2

I am wading into the silly stuff here with trepediations :(( :(( about Chinese history-- it is not true about general lineage of kings. :lol: The story in short is commies have given the historical lineage. Others like westerners cannot challenge it as they control the sources of Chinese literature....
by krisna
05 Sep 2017 02:20
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Aug 26 2015
Replies: 4573
Views: 453880

Re: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Aug 26 2015

<snip> India's GDP is $2.4 trillion and it has expressways of ~1000 kms. Good chunk of it built by the 2 of the unlikiliest people in India - Akhilesh and Mayawati . Akilesh built 300 km Agra-Lucknow expressway in 22 months flat spending $2 billion. The biggest expense was land which was acquired p...

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