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by A Nandy
23 May 2019 23:33
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: 2019 General Elections : Results Discussion
Replies: 2137
Views: 9540

Re: 2019 General Elections News and Discussion

And meanwhile....back at the tired old ECI counting station, BJP won 210(so far), leading in 93 :D
http://results.eci.gov.in/pc/en/partywise/index.htm

Hats off to the election machinery of this nation.
by A Nandy
23 May 2019 21:38
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: 2019 General Elections : Results Discussion
Replies: 2137
Views: 9540

Re: 2019 General Elections News and Discussion

In WB, better if they call a no-confidence quickly else she will start killing again :(
by A Nandy
23 May 2019 21:28
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: 2019 General Elections : Results Discussion
Replies: 2137
Views: 9540

Re: 2019 General Elections News and Discussion

Devendra Fadnavis live on Republic TV.
by A Nandy
23 May 2019 21:17
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: 2019 General Elections : Results Discussion
Replies: 2137
Views: 9540

Re: 2019 General Elections News and Discussion

BJP seems to have actually gained in Kerela, just not enough yet to win: https://twitter.com/CristianoModi/statu ... 84896?s=20

Republic TV getting ready to interview Smriti Irani :)
by A Nandy
23 May 2019 17:32
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: 2019 General Elections : Results Discussion
Replies: 2137
Views: 9540

Re: 2019 General Elections News and Discussion

Any place to check how much counting left? Dhoti shibber onlee!!
:(( :(( :(( Smriti Irani will lose onlee :(( :(( :((
by A Nandy
23 May 2019 16:34
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: 2019 General Elections : Results Discussion
Replies: 2137
Views: 9540

Re: 2019 General Elections News and Discussion

No time to waste onlee. Lot of bills - labour, land, education, judicial reforms, to push through. Whats the situation in RS?
by A Nandy
18 May 2019 13:27
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: International Aerospace Discussion - Jan 2018
Replies: 1067
Views: 154625

Re: International Aerospace Discussion - Jan 2018

Why our manned program must be continued beyond LEO in the coming decades: https://www.space.com/30074-trillion-dollar-asteroid-2011-uw158-earth-flyby.html When an asteroid packed with about $5 trillion worth of platinum zoomed past Earth this month scientists were ready, capturing the space rock on...
by A Nandy
13 May 2019 11:45
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: 2019 General Elections News and Discussion
Replies: 6200
Views: 458015

Re: 2019 General Elections News and Discussion

The fight between thugbandhan and PM Modi looks more and more like the last scene in Gladiator:
by A Nandy
12 May 2019 10:56
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: International Aerospace Discussion - Jan 2018
Replies: 1067
Views: 154625

Re: International Aerospace Discussion - Jan 2018

Flat packed satellites with no dispenser - 60 sats * 200 kgs https://www.teslarati.com/spacex-starlink-satellites-tease-revolutionary-design/ According to Musk, SpaceX has actually entirely gotten rid of a satellite-dispenser middle-man, instead relying on the structure of the satellites themselves ...
by A Nandy
03 May 2019 14:24
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Understanding the US - Again
Replies: 2788
Views: 278192

Re: Understanding the US - Again

https://www.good.is/articles/us-white-m ... =dailygood

The US white majority will soon disappear forever.


Will someone think about the white minorities pleeease :cry:
by A Nandy
29 Apr 2019 10:38
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Railways Thread (Dec 2015)
Replies: 3351
Views: 460585

Re: Indian Railways Thread (Dec 2015)

https://trak.in/tags/business/2019/04/27/rajdhani-express-will-be-replaced-by-this-new-160-kmph-engineless-train-starting-2020/ Railway Officials have stated that very soon, Vande Bharat Express will have sleeper coaches, which will eventually replace All Rajdhani Express trains in India. An officia...
by A Nandy
18 Apr 2019 01:01
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Indo-UK News & Discussions- June 2017
Replies: 2075
Views: 277830

Re: Indo-UK News & Discussions- June 2017

Also it opens the door for a flood of cases for reparations for all colonial crimes in India. That will be real Karma.
by A Nandy
12 Apr 2019 00:15
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Indo-UK News & Discussions- June 2017
Replies: 2075
Views: 277830

Re: Indo-UK News & Discussions- June 2017

IMO in due time they will once they are properly broken!
by A Nandy
06 Apr 2019 02:24
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Railways Thread (Dec 2015)
Replies: 3351
Views: 460585

Re: Indian Railways Thread (Dec 2015)

LHB couplers continue to have serious problems.

https://www.railpost.in/bhubaneshwar-de ... t-cuttack/

Seems parting happened outside Cuttack on a bridge!
by A Nandy
01 Apr 2019 11:50
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Space Program: News & Discussion - Sept 2016
Replies: 3775
Views: 741179

Re: Indian Space Program: News & Discussion - Sept 2016

Seating capacity to feel launch vibrations to go up in next 2 launches from today's 1200, to 5000, then 10,000 :D

3 students from each state and UT to attend training in ISRO for few months.

Anyone went today?
by A Nandy
31 Mar 2019 16:12
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian ASAT Test
Replies: 868
Views: 102551

Re: Indian ASAT Test

Apologies if I have touched a raw nerve here but the fact remains India is not China or USA or Britain or Russia. We take pride in the fact that we are not warmongers or aggressors. We go back thousands of years in civilisation and the fact that we are different from these nations is well known. Th...
by A Nandy
27 Mar 2019 00:14
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Railways Thread (Dec 2015)
Replies: 3351
Views: 460585

Re: Indian Railways Thread (Dec 2015)

https://www.dnaindia.com/india/report-pm-narendra-modi-s-flagship-train-18-may-bring-tejas-express-to-its-end-2732907 With Train 18 gaining pace, the Indian Railways is likely to put an end to the services of the country's first semi high-speed train Tejas Express. At present, the third Tejas Expres...
by A Nandy
24 Mar 2019 17:58
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Nov 27 2017
Replies: 3050
Views: 530822

Re: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Nov 27 2017

https://www.business-standard.com/article/economy-policy/cold-storage-capacity-expands-rs-21-000-crore-investment-lined-up-by-2023-119032200623_1.html In next 4-5 years Rs 21,000 crore will be invested in setting up or upgrading cold storages to address the problem of stockpiling of perishable commo...
by A Nandy
16 Mar 2019 01:38
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: India's Shipping Sector
Replies: 408
Views: 87389

Re: India's Shipping Sector

https://www.newsexperts.in/container-barge-service-kottayam-port-flagged-off/ KOCHI: Creating a landmark in the history of inland movement through National Waterways 3 & 9, the first barge named KPACT-1 with four (40 feet) import loaded containers was flagged off today from ICTT Cochin by Chairm...
by A Nandy
16 Mar 2019 01:34
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: India's Shipping Sector
Replies: 408
Views: 87389

Re: India's Shipping Sector

https://economictimes.indiatimes.com/news/economy/infrastructure/work-on-36-new-waterways-likely-to-begin-by-march-iwai/articleshow/68220081.cms?from=mdr Work on 36 new waterways likely to begin by March: IWAI The government declared 106 national waterways in 2016 in addition to the existing five, t...
by A Nandy
11 Mar 2019 01:38
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Railways Thread (Dec 2015)
Replies: 3351
Views: 460585

Re: Indian Railways Thread (Dec 2015)

Is ICF being asked to give ToT to MCF to scale up production of T18 or is MCF going to make all the T18s? I wonder what was the point of transferring Shubhranshu to RDSO. Probably related to the issue regarding handing over the tech to MCF. Maybe they will come to their senses after the election res...
by A Nandy
10 Mar 2019 21:33
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Railways Thread (Dec 2015)
Replies: 3351
Views: 460585

Re: Indian Railways Thread (Dec 2015)

https://www.zeebiz.com/india/news-make-in-india-proud-moment-how-indian-railways-beat-china-to-become-worlds-largest-coach-manufacturer-89149 It's noteworthy that the ICF has already been given the order to produce 44 more Train 18 sets. Make in India: Proud moment! How Indian Railways beat China to...
by A Nandy
10 Mar 2019 18:30
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Indus Water Treaty
Replies: 3139
Views: 380624

Re: Indus Water Treaty

https://www.businesstoday.in/current/economy-politics/pulwama-attack-aftermath-india-stops-its-share-of-water-to-pakistan-under-indus-treaty/story/326320.html Pulwama attack aftermath: India stops its share of water to Pakistan under Indus Treaty Speaking to media, Meghwal, said that water of 0.53 m...
by A Nandy
08 Mar 2019 16:45
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Railways Thread (Dec 2015)
Replies: 3351
Views: 460585

Re: Indian Railways Thread (Dec 2015)

https://www.businesstoday.in/current/economy-politics/train-18-make-in-india-indian-railways-vande-bharat-express-second-train-18-to-be-rolled-out-this-month-to-sport-more-make-in-india-components-than-first-one-report/story/325326.html Second Train 18 to be rolled out this month; to sport more 'Mak...
by A Nandy
05 Mar 2019 23:13
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Railways Thread (Dec 2015)
Replies: 3351
Views: 460585

Re: Indian Railways Thread (Dec 2015)

Stacked Containers finally:
by A Nandy
17 Feb 2019 16:33
Forum: Military Issues Archive
Topic: Pulwama Attack
Replies: 2282
Views: 163492

Re: Pulwama Attack

I think there should be an immediate attack anyway and reasonably deadly too. Then let the news go out that a response was done and lay quiet for a few months. When the pigs think after a month or two that the sh!t has stopped hitting the fan, strike Lahore hard and take out a few thousand(hopefully...
by A Nandy
10 Feb 2019 12:01
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Railways Thread (Dec 2015)
Replies: 3351
Views: 460585

Re: Indian Railways Thread (Dec 2015)

Train 18 arriving at Varanasi on Feb 2nd. Damn it looks good! f3K7bT2Pcwg Feb 15th is D-Day apparently. I wonder if they can double the number of coaches easily, given that the coaches are independently motorized. Given the perennial problems with getting tickets, capacity augmentation would soon be...
by A Nandy
10 Feb 2019 01:47
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Nov 27 2017
Replies: 3050
Views: 530822

Re: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Nov 27 2017

From the comments:
This is an irony. RG is the elite that Thomas is rallying against. His dynasty bankrupted this country, and now we are going to give the money to the thief to be distributed!
by A Nandy
02 Feb 2019 20:51
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Railways Thread (Dec 2015)
Replies: 3351
Views: 460585

Re: Indian Railways Thread (Dec 2015)

T18 on service from Feb 4th? https://twitter.com/ManiSudhanshu58/status/1091705208831463426 https://www.zeebiz.com/india/news-train-18-exclusive-on-trial-run-vande-bharat-express-reaches-varanasi-10-minutes-late-83749 The Indian Railways has completed all preparations for running the country's most ...
by A Nandy
16 Jan 2019 21:56
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Railways Thread (Dec 2015)
Replies: 3351
Views: 460585

Re: Indian Railways Thread (Dec 2015)

https://swarajyamag.com/infrastructure/people-happy-soldiers-confident-how-bogibeel-setu-is-ticking-many-boxes-at-once The foundation stone for the bridge was laid by the then prime minister H D Deve Gowda in January 1997, but construction did not begin until five years later (in 2002) when prime mi...

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