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by chanakyaa
25 Feb 2018 06:25
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Understanding the US- Again
Replies: 116
Views: 9878

Re: Understanding the US- Again

The only sure way to stop a bad guy with an AR-15 is with a good guy with a Javelin missile. The duma$$s now want to arm the teachers with guns. One day, if a crazy teacher kills bunch of students, the NRA's solution will be to arm the children. And, to counter that teachers should get Javelin. Ima...
by chanakyaa
21 Feb 2018 08:55
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Nov 27 2017
Replies: 780
Views: 95313

Re: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Nov 27 2017

My question to Jaitley and Modi then is will they now haul the management of these PSB's and make them accountable? ... We were promised that recapitalizing the banks for their "past" NPA's was a one-time affair and this type of fraud will not be repeated. I am not interested in knowing, ...
by chanakyaa
19 Feb 2018 08:30
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Geopolitics/Geoeconomics Thread- June 2015
Replies: 491
Views: 50867

Re: Geopolitics/Geoeconomics Thread- June 2015

India's biggest bourse keen to buy stake in Dhaka stock exchange India’s biggest stock exchange is keen to buy a 25 per cent stake in Dhaka Stock Exchange, rivaling an offer from a Chinese bourse. “We are well positioned to help grow the Bangladesh market and the exchange, given our experience and ...
by chanakyaa
19 Feb 2018 08:19
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Analyzing CPEC
Replies: 1086
Views: 140458

Re: Analyzing CPEC

Unfortunately following link is for digital subscribers of FT. Only reason posting the link to highlight that such article exists.

China woos Pakistan militants to secure Belt and Road projects
by chanakyaa
18 Feb 2018 06:24
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Nov 27 2017
Replies: 780
Views: 95313

Re: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Nov 27 2017

Perhaps it make it bit easier to regulate/supervise fewer institutions, but how does it address the root cause of the problem? As long as they know that govt. is there to recapitalize them, bad habits will continue. Genuine NPAs are fact of the banking system but strategic NPAs used to loot PSBs are...
by chanakyaa
16 Feb 2018 23:54
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Nov 27 2017
Replies: 780
Views: 95313

Re: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Nov 27 2017

Unless one is an expert in banking law and regulation, discussion on whose liability it ends up becoming is going to be futile. NM is enjoying the interest in phareign country. So PNB raises 5000 crore in Dec 2017 thru Qualified Institutional Placement (QIP). What a timing? Did the management know t...
by chanakyaa
16 Feb 2018 19:37
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Nov 27 2017
Replies: 780
Views: 95313

Re: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Nov 27 2017

they may not be the only bunch of guys running such a scam. there may be a whole lot of them in a whole lot of banks doing the same. it needs an industry wide set of forensic audits to put this to rest and done quickly too. Now I wonder what % of psu NPA are part of this systematic white collar cri...
by chanakyaa
14 Feb 2018 08:04
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Levant crisis - III
Replies: 10252
Views: 538055

Re: Levant crisis - III

If the euphrates is supposed to be defacto border between

Is the area north of Euphrates between Salhiya and Tabiyah under saa control?
by chanakyaa
11 Feb 2018 03:06
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Oil & Natural Gas: News & Discussion
Replies: 1327
Views: 151229

Re: Oil & Natural Gas: News & Discussion

India Wins Piece of Abu Dhabi Oil With Stake in $6 Billion Field
India secured a share in Abu Dhabi’s oil production for the first time after agreeing to pay $600 million for a tenth of one of the emirate’s biggest offshore deposits...
by chanakyaa
10 Feb 2018 22:51
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Maldives Civil-Military Issues
Replies: 656
Views: 38995

Re: Maldives Civil-Military Issues

... 1. Who will replace Yameen? Mohamed Nasheed may will not be the best choice if we have to conduct free and fair elections. 2. Who all in the island are party with Chinese and who are just playing along? Removal of both wahabi and chinese elements will be critical to long term sustenance of demo...
by chanakyaa
09 Feb 2018 08:13
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: India - South & North Korea Thread
Replies: 1133
Views: 88842

Re: India - South & North Korea Thread

UB saar, something does not add up here (apologies, slow day for me). Per above few posts, Han's strategy of using de-nook card to receive carte blanche in SCS looks appears a smart move. But for uncle to get to this point, where it is somehow forced to trade (i.e. receive the guarantee of nook-free...
by chanakyaa
08 Feb 2018 09:00
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Neutering & Defanging Chinese Threat (15-11-2017)
Replies: 717
Views: 83722

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

Yes, that takeover was of MoneyGram . It facilitates money transfer worldwide. Alibaba's Failed MoneyGram Deal Shows How China's Payment Wars Are Spilling Over Into U.S. ...China's Ant Financial withdrew its bid to acquire Dallas-based MoneyGram International for $1.2 billion. The $18 a share all-ca...
by chanakyaa
08 Feb 2018 08:11
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Neutering & Defanging Chinese Threat (15-11-2017)
Replies: 717
Views: 83722

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

No waar sir, why kill the goose that can lay lots of golden eggs for you. On one had we are worried about Chinese influence in Maldives and at the same time opening up our markets. Aa bail muze maar... Alibaba targets India as key ecommerce battleground Chinese retail group set to face off with Amaz...
by chanakyaa
07 Feb 2018 07:59
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: India - South & North Korea Thread
Replies: 1133
Views: 88842

Re: India - South & North Korea Thread

Arre bhai, Dow fell 1150 points todin: Actually fell 1575 before some buying cut in. WHY? Now that retail indicator, Dow, is up 567 yak herder can wipe off part of the sweat on the forehead. On a separate note, serious investors should use S&P instead of Dow, but that is not important. Over the...
by chanakyaa
06 Feb 2018 21:50
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Maldives Civil-Military Issues
Replies: 656
Views: 38995

Re: Maldives Civil-Military Issues

Avas.mv reporting that SC has rescinded Thursday night order to release political dissidents.
by chanakyaa
28 Jan 2018 07:43
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Geopolitics/Geoeconomics Thread- June 2015
Replies: 491
Views: 50867

Re: Geopolitics/Geoeconomics Thread- June 2015

WEF: Liu He is a Chinese economist and politician, and a current member of the Politburo of the Communist Party of China. China is set to name Liu He, who advises President Xi Jinping, as a vice premier overseeing the economy and financial sector.

by chanakyaa
26 Jan 2018 07:51
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Geopolitics/Geoeconomics Thread- June 2015
Replies: 491
Views: 50867

Re: Geopolitics/Geoeconomics Thread- June 2015

Following links have access to additional WEF videos. Opening Plenary with Narendra Modi, Prime Minister of India The Power of Economic Narratives - Raghu Rajan, Singapore's Tharman, Bob Shiller A Shared Vision for the Arab World - Qatar's Al Thani, Khemaies Jhinaoui od Tunisian Strategic Outlook: E...
by chanakyaa
22 Jan 2018 04:42
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: PRC Economy - New Reflections : April 20 2015
Replies: 988
Views: 72215

Re: PRC Economy - New Reflections : April 20 2015

China recyclers grind to halt amid crackdown on imported waste (FT)
Plastic piles up in US and Europe as Beijing takes a harder line on pollution...
by chanakyaa
18 Jan 2018 18:02
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: India - South & North Korea Thread
Replies: 1133
Views: 88842

Re: India - South & North Korea Thread

Nations at North Korea meeting commit to considering more sanctions <snip> A 20 nation meeting on North Korea agreed on Tuesday to consider imposing unilateral sanctions on Pyongyang that go beyond those required by U.N. Security Council resolutions... ... The Vancouver meeting also committed to en...
by chanakyaa
16 Jan 2018 08:13
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Neutering & Defanging Chinese Threat (15-11-2017)
Replies: 717
Views: 83722

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

Forget war, Chinese companies are enjoying the bounties of Indian consumers. Why kill the goose, that lays golden eggs (just keep her on the edge).

Xiaomi getting ready for $100 billion valuation at the IPO in Hong Kong
by chanakyaa
16 Jan 2018 05:53
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Levant crisis - III
Replies: 10252
Views: 538055

Re: Levant crisis - III

....would like to see a small but powerful AQ caliphate in Idlib (levantine TSP) to keep a check on russia, iran, assad and hezbollah. so idea will be to hold out in Idlib and give a bloody nose to the manpower starved SAA and war fatigued syrian population to make them sue for peace, ease assad ou...
by chanakyaa
14 Jan 2018 08:00
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: India - South & North Korea Thread
Replies: 1133
Views: 88842

Re: India - South & North Korea Thread

UlanBatori wrote:False Alarm sounded on Missile Inbound to Hawaii - CNN...

UB saar, this should have been reported in Bojitive Neuj section, no? :wink: In the meantime, Tulsi bahu is demanding moer waarrr...

DT in kutto ke samne mat nachna
by chanakyaa
10 Jan 2018 09:17
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: India-US relations: News and Discussions IV
Replies: 991
Views: 118225

Re: India-US relations: News and Discussions IV

http://www.washingtonexaminer.com/why-trump-is-right-to-go-to-davos-its-india-stupid/article/2645395 Why Trump is right to go to Davos: It's India, stupid It is going to be all about India for the next 100 years at least, assuming we play our cards wisely. Lately, Davos had turned into boring club ...
by chanakyaa
02 Jan 2018 04:56
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Iran News and Discussions
Replies: 2890
Views: 169288

Re: Iran News and Discussions

WATCH: New video shows #IranProtest heading towards the residence of Supreme Leader Ali Khameini. Other intel shows that senior regime officials have already fled #Iran on unmarked jets https://twitter.com/JacobAWohl/status/947577817192996865 The 19-year old hedge fund manager, Jacob Wohl, describe...
by chanakyaa
29 Dec 2017 20:36
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Levant crisis - III
Replies: 10252
Views: 538055

Re: Levant crisis - III

I had a tough time deciding a dhaga for the following. It touches Afghanistan, Syria, Russia, Iran, Donbass, DPRK, and Venezuela...Saker-style.

2018 – war or no war?
by chanakyaa
26 Dec 2017 22:07
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Out-of-India - From Theory to Truth: Part 2
Replies: 4160
Views: 202844

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

Looks like the third conference went very well. Just trying to understand the closed door nature format of the conference. Is the goal to minimize too-many-chefs-in-kitchen effect so the Indic research moves forward constructively? That would make sense. Too many paid experts ready to throw a wrench...
by chanakyaa
25 Dec 2017 21:19
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: PRC Economy - New Reflections : April 20 2015
Replies: 988
Views: 72215

Re: PRC Economy - New Reflections : April 20 2015

Massive lithium deposit found in Sichuan A giant lithium deposit found in Southwest China's Sichuan Province this year should reduce China's reliance on imports as energy experts called for protection of its exploitation and the creation of a strategic reserve. A 519,500-ton lithium deposit was fou...
by chanakyaa
21 Dec 2017 06:05
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: India-US relations: News and Discussions IV
Replies: 991
Views: 118225

Re: India-US relations: News and Discussions IV

What was that WTO ruling on solar power exactly? ... How does this reconcile with Trump's Make in America program. I think GOI should tell them to stuff it. Most likely its US owned and Chinese made solar panels. Most of the solar projects in the land of Milk and Honey (CA, AZ etc.) have solar pane...
by chanakyaa
11 Nov 2017 09:09
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Neutering & Defanging Chinese Threat (09-08-2014)
Replies: 10352
Views: 849555

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

Sridharji, my reference to “partnership” was not meant to imply a similar relationship with that of an ally (even if there is such thing). Chinese economy is growing, expanding, and maturing (regardless of how much strong opinion one may have on non-performing assets). Initial growth of came from si...

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