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by Hari Seldon
15 Dec 2017 19:45
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Internal Security Watch
Replies: 3566
Views: 178908

Re: Internal Security Watch

US embassy sent email warning to all US citizens in India saying a bomb was found in Delhi's Khan mkt today, hence exercise caution etc.
by Hari Seldon
15 Dec 2017 13:13
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Nov 27 2017
Replies: 167
Views: 19260

Re: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Nov 27 2017

I'd be overjoyed if a decent fraction of these eye-popping numbers could somehow precipitate into reality only. Sigh. Eyeing $1 trillion in digital business, government works on a new electronics policy (TOI) NEW DELHI: A new electronics manufacturing policy is on the anvil and work is also on for r...
by Hari Seldon
14 Dec 2017 08:03
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Nov 27 2017
Replies: 167
Views: 19260

Re: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Nov 27 2017

The empire strikes back. https://twitter.com/KanchanGupta/status/940864435698176001 Kanchan Gupta‏Verified account @KanchanGupta 18h18 hours ago A sad day. Corrupt majority stumps honest minority. Aadhar-linking of bank accounts put off indefinitely. War on black money, benami accounts and money lau...
by Hari Seldon
13 Dec 2017 06:59
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Neutering & Defanging Chinese Threat (15-11-2017)
Replies: 228
Views: 25366

Re: Neutering & Defanging Chinese Threat (15-11-2017)

Interconnected world, so, interconnected threats only. Beijing Develops Plan to Counter Trump Tax Overhaul (WSJ) Under the plan, the people say, the People’s Bank of China stands ready to deploy a combination of tools—higher interest rates, tighter capital controls and more-frequent currency interve...
by Hari Seldon
07 Dec 2017 08:29
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: West Asia News and Discussions
Replies: 315
Views: 30063

Re: West Asia News and Discussions

Good. Call the malsi bluff. 'em malsi countries reckon that the spectre of pious beards rioting and blowing up stuff should instill enough fear and deterrence against doing the right thing as and when such goes against malsic interests. Well, now if they riot, as Harrison Ford would say, "Go ah...
by Hari Seldon
06 Dec 2017 06:51
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Solar energy in India
Replies: 995
Views: 53969

Re: Solar energy in India

There's plenty of buzz (fully 2 articles in yesterday's ET itself) reg electric 2-wheelers with a whole phalanx of startups and even established firms jumping into the fray with models already launched and so on. Saw 100s of these small e-bikes (moped size) zipping everywhere in Chinese cities. I ho...
by Hari Seldon
05 Dec 2017 05:55
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Neutering & Defanging Chinese Threat (15-11-2017)
Replies: 228
Views: 25366

Re: Neutering & Defanging Chinese Threat (15-11-2017)

Two China banks refuse loan to Adani’s mine project in Australia, says report - The Hindu Hopefully the Japanese can step in with some long termloans at way better rates than the chinese offer, for Adani's project. Heck, isn't the KV Kamath-led BRICS bank also around for stuff like this, or maybe t...
by Hari Seldon
04 Dec 2017 10:10
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Terroristan - 29 September 2017
Replies: 2238
Views: 141661

Re: Terroristan - 29 September 2017

Terroristan gubmint advisory in Yawn(?) on the ills of web based FoE.

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by Hari Seldon
03 Dec 2017 10:20
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Achievement tracking - Modi Govt. No discussions
Replies: 1040
Views: 112853

Re: Achievement tracking - Modi Govt. No discussions

Modi's Make in India just saved Rs 1 lakh crore in defence sector. Here's how (India Today mag) Prime Minister Narendra Modi's Make in India initiative has helped the defence ministry save more than Rs 1 lakh crore worth of foreign exchange. In the past two years, as many as six air defence and ant...
by Hari Seldon
03 Dec 2017 10:15
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Neutering & Defanging Chinese Threat (15-11-2017)
Replies: 228
Views: 25366

Re: Neutering & Defanging Chinese Threat (15-11-2017)

Meanwhile, China expert shri Mohan Malik writes so: Mohan Malik 马立克 实事求是‏ @jmohanmalik “The Sōryū is a so stealthy that the highly skilled Japanese anti-sub forces can find only 5% of them when under way..as retd CHN Gen Liu Yazhou, an adamant Japanophobe has warned, in case of naval conflict, Japan...
by Hari Seldon
02 Dec 2017 19:06
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Nov 27 2017
Replies: 167
Views: 19260

Re: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Nov 27 2017

ET Infotech News‏Verified account @ETInfotechNews #India will be a $5-trillion economy by 2024 and size will grow to $10 trillion by 2030, says #RIL Chairman #MukeshAmbani (PTI) https://twitter.com/ETInfotechNews/status/936498748057731072 And predictably the Economist's Mumbai propagandist One Stan...
by Hari Seldon
02 Dec 2017 19:02
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Nov 27 2017
Replies: 167
Views: 19260

Re: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Nov 27 2017

ET Infotech News‏Verified account @ETInfotechNews #India will be a $5-trillion economy by 2024 and size will grow to $10 trillion by 2030, says #RIL Chairman #MukeshAmbani (PTI) https://twitter.com/ETInfotechNews/status/936498748057731072 And predictably the Economist's or is it FT's?) India desk c...
by Hari Seldon
01 Dec 2017 13:21
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Indo-UK News & Discussions- June 2017
Replies: 699
Views: 67338

Re: Indo-UK News & Discussions- June 2017

^ I love the contempt the PRC reserves for UKstan. It comes from being well-studied in history and every cheeni schoolchild there knows about the opium wars and the 'Chinese century of humiliation'. The Brits were never our friends. I'm amazed even today at Indians quoting that genocidal maniac Chur...
by Hari Seldon
01 Dec 2017 09:51
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Indo-UK News & Discussions- June 2017
Replies: 699
Views: 67338

Re: Indo-UK News & Discussions- June 2017

Seems FoE in UKstan is under attack. A female right-leaning wannabe politico got charged & arrested for 'criticizing islam'. She appealed on twiter to Trump for help. Trump actually responded by retweeting 3 of her 'offending' tweets. Theresa May jumped into the fray finger-waggin' sayig doing s...
by Hari Seldon
29 Nov 2017 12:51
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Indo-UK News & Discussions- June 2017
Replies: 699
Views: 67338

Re: Indo-UK News & Discussions- June 2017

^Why not PRC? Why 'only' India? just curious is all. Its not as if UKstan didn't in the past try ki$$ing PRC arse. Maybe they got merely yellow droppings from there instead of 'em golden yellow ones perhaps ... That said, PRC blames (rightly so) UKstan for their 'century of humiliation' and treats U...
by Hari Seldon
29 Nov 2017 12:20
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: LCA: News & Discussions: 15 August 2017
Replies: 2386
Views: 284705

Re: LCA: News & Discussions: 15 August 2017

^ Just a suggestion: Why not a few knowledgeable BRF gurus create a FB page for the LCA and do some FB mktg? Just saying. Doesn't have to cost a dime, besides. And there'll be this awesome repertoire of ideas, facts, figures, marketing polish - all the Tejas desperately needs. Only. P.S. The IN is t...
by Hari Seldon
26 Nov 2017 19:05
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: LCA: News & Discussions: 15 August 2017
Replies: 2386
Views: 284705

Re: LCA: News & Discussions: 15 August 2017

India's multi-role fighter Tejas to be equipped with world's fastest cruise missile -'Brahmos Light' (Times now) New Delhi: After the successful launch of the supersonic Brahmos cruise missile from the Sukhoi-30, ensuring a tactical advantage for the armed forces, work on 'BRAHMOS Light,' a lighter...
by Hari Seldon
26 Nov 2017 09:32
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Indo-UK News & Discussions- June 2017
Replies: 699
Views: 67338

Re: Indo-UK News & Discussions- June 2017

Terror in Londonabad: self-inflicted People were seen fleeing the Oxford Circus Tube station, taking shelter in nearby buildings and holding each other as police descended on the area to respond to the reports. ... people fleeing into the street and taking cover in nearby buildings. Bystanders on t...
by Hari Seldon
24 Nov 2017 19:19
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Neutering & Defanging Chinese Threat (15-11-2017)
Replies: 228
Views: 25366

Re: Neutering & Defanging Chinese Threat (15-11-2017)

How can we expect the Dalai lama to take a firm stand in favor of Tobetian independence even if that is his foremost wish if Delhi, his host, doesn't permit him to do so? How can HH take a stand diametrically opposite to that taken by Delhi, that TAR is part of PRC? Let Delhi call TAR 'disputed' fir...
by Hari Seldon
22 Nov 2017 08:03
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Aug 26 2015
Replies: 4573
Views: 408298

Re: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Aug 26 2015

Time was when the better connected parts of the Indian economy - urban, well-off, angrezi-speaking, insiders etc would skim off the lion's share of growth, of opportunities, of returns from all sorts of asset classes. The less well off and not so well connected would be left at the tender mercies of...
by Hari Seldon
20 Nov 2017 06:20
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Indo-UK News & Discussions- June 2017
Replies: 699
Views: 67338

Re: Indo-UK News & Discussions- June 2017

SHARIA UK: British politician Jayda Fransen ARRESTED for offending Islam, flown to Belfast Site also has full video of the "offending" speech only.Ensoi. P.S. Call it Schadenfreude or just desserts or whatever. Lest we forget, UKstan conspired to balkanize India in '47 leaving a patchy ne...
by Hari Seldon
14 Nov 2017 12:40
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: India-US relations: News and Discussions IV
Replies: 864
Views: 95521

Re: India-US relations: News and Discussions IV

^ +1.

And to think that scumbag Henry Kissassinger was actually received in India (in Kolkata, that too) after having disgracefully supported the genocidal Pakfauj in the '71 BD war. #aakthoo.
by Hari Seldon
14 Nov 2017 09:37
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Understanding New China after 19th Congress
Replies: 118
Views: 6080

Re: Understanding New China after 19th Congress

For all my anti=PRC antipathy, can't help but admire the sheer ch00tzpah and spunk they do have in getting *impossible* things done. The weeghur beards dancing tai chi during Ramadan is something no toher country in the world (save NoKo) could even dare contemplate only. And now this: Want to escape...
by Hari Seldon
13 Nov 2017 09:21
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Neutering & Defanging Chinese Threat (09-08-2014)
Replies: 10352
Views: 785209

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

After Trump’s Bonhomie in Beijing, a Trade Face-Off Brews (WSJ) Overly charitable 'analysis' by WSJ or is there really a method in Trump's madness? Meanwhile, back in Washington lower-level aides are dusting off a rarely used Cold War-era trade weapon that invokes national-security considerations t...
by Hari Seldon
09 Nov 2017 13:14
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Missiles News and Discussions - May 2017
Replies: 2290
Views: 356305

Re: Indian Missiles News and Discussions - May 2017

Indian Scientists Successfully Fire Electromagnetic Railgun (Mach 6) Test Shot (sputnik news) The Indian Defense Research organization hopes to soon complete trials of electromagnetic railguns that would give the country's naval forces a superlative advantage and a capability to launch devastating ...
by Hari Seldon
06 Nov 2017 09:25
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: India-US relations: News and Discussions IV
Replies: 864
Views: 95521

Re: India-US relations: News and Discussions IV

What is all this new found love for the anti-India scumbags at the Brookings Institution? Why are the mofos from the Brookings Institution allowed anywhere near govt. agencies like NITI Aayog? What next, an advisor to the MEA? Brookings scumbag to be part of PM's economic advisory council I'd inter...
by Hari Seldon
03 Nov 2017 08:56
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Neutering & Defanging Chinese Threat (09-08-2014)
Replies: 10352
Views: 785209

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

Mean-e-while... Ananth Krishnan‏Verified account @ananthkrishnan 2h2 hours ago HT today carries 4 pages of Chinese govt propaganda masquerading as news (a small print disclosure on just the first page doesn't do much) https://twitter.com/ananthkrishnan/status/926262570520076289 +++ GoI at the highes...
by Hari Seldon
02 Nov 2017 21:25
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Neutering & Defanging Chinese Threat (09-08-2014)
Replies: 10352
Views: 785209

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

Would dearly love to see India taking some action in response to persistent and egregious cheeni behavior. Doing nothing is == acceptance of biz as usual, i.e. PRC's victory. I would be OK with imposing massive anti-dumping duties on *all* cheeni imports. Like NM asked desi citizens to suffer some i...
by Hari Seldon
27 Oct 2017 09:53
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Neutering & Defanging Chinese Threat (09-08-2014)
Replies: 10352
Views: 785209

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

It is time for India to return the BRI favour in the same kind. +1. Build a 'connectivity' road initative connecting North Sikkim with Bhutan via Chumbi. After all, its just a connectivity project and our stand that the disputes should be amicably resolved by talks with the Tibetians isn't affected...
by Hari Seldon
05 Oct 2017 21:18
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Aug 26 2015
Replies: 4573
Views: 408298

Re: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Aug 26 2015

>> sonia singh‏Verified account
@soniandtv
Breaking on #ndtv9, major review likely in GST rules, monthly returns could be made quarterly, rate reduction in some sectors likely
by Hari Seldon
17 Sep 2017 08:39
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Achievement tracking - Modi Govt. No discussions
Replies: 1040
Views: 112853

Re: Achievement tracking - Modi Govt. No discussions

Govt cuts power supply of houses without toilets in UP villages (Zee) Lucknow: Villagers in Bhadarsa in Uttar Pradesh's district are going though a hard time after the city administration ordered to disconnect the electricity supply of houses those without toilets in the village. As per a report, t...
by Hari Seldon
16 Sep 2017 06:56
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Neutering & Defanging Chinese Threat (09-08-2014)
Replies: 10352
Views: 785209

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

China and India: The Roots of Hostility (Mohan Malik analyzes in The Diplomat) Many analysts believe that growing power asymmetry, in particular Beijing’s global economic clout, is the reason for Chinese derision and bellicosity toward India. However, I argue that the roots of Chinese hostility tow...
by Hari Seldon
12 Sep 2017 07:05
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Terroristan - June 20, 2017
Replies: 2847
Views: 241878

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

>> ...and so it begins, CPEC in Peshawar. Chinese women thrashing a local. Courtesy @MalickViews Great 42 sec embedded video at this link: https://twitter.com/AmirMateen2/status/907250245138042880 Gotta give it to the cheeni wimmins. kung fu skills against not one but two pushtu momeen mards .... Ao...
by Hari Seldon
10 Sep 2017 21:13
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Army strikes terror camps in PoK
Replies: 1860
Views: 169927

Re: Army strikes terror camps in PoK

srinebula wrote:Is there any reason why details like weapons carried by the men is being revealed? Isn't it better to keep such details confidential?


Maybe so. Or it could be misinformation. Why assume our side can't play the same game.
by Hari Seldon
09 Sep 2017 09:49
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Terroristan - June 20, 2017
Replies: 2847
Views: 241878

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

Not that we didn't know but still, for the record ...

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by Hari Seldon
09 Sep 2017 06:38
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Aug 26 2015
Replies: 4573
Views: 408298

Re: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Aug 26 2015

There should be a way to measure and quantify health or sanitation or environmental outcomes in rupee terms so that the same can be communicated better to the masses, valued and appreciated better by the educateds etc. For instance, how much is saved from a state's health budget, from hospital resou...

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