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by Karthik S
19 May 2018 08:37
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Nov 27 2017
Replies: 1368
Views: 185771

Re: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Nov 27 2017

Minimum wage leads to inflation and also layoffs due to higher costs to business. Govt has to be careful in doing more harm than good.
by Karthik S
18 May 2018 00:07
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Nov 27 2017
Replies: 1368
Views: 185771

Re: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Nov 27 2017

Domestic air passenger volume surged 26 percent in April to 11.51 million over the year-ago period driven by the tourists season, which began from the previous month, according to DGCA data released today. https://www.moneycontrol.com/news/india/domestic-air-passenger-volume-surges-26-in-april-to-1...
by Karthik S
16 May 2018 20:46
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: J&K News and Discussion - 2016
Replies: 1936
Views: 291039

Re: J&K News and Discussion - 2016

Anand Ranganathan Verified account @ARanganathan72 Islamic conquests during Ramzan: Badr, 624 Mecca, 630 Guadalete, 711 Al-Zallaqa, 1086 Hattin, 1187 Ain Jalut, 1260 400 attacks during Ramzan, 2016 300 attacks during Ramzan, 2017 Average of 15 TERROR attacks EVERY RAMZAN DAY (2006-2015; Data: GTD; ...
by Karthik S
16 May 2018 12:56
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: India - South & North Korea Thread
Replies: 1255
Views: 105587

Re: India - South & North Korea Thread

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by Karthik S
13 May 2018 22:24
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Roads Thread
Replies: 2839
Views: 218859

Re: Indian Roads Thread

I hope the HSR comes up as soon as e-way construction starts. If BJP comes in Ka, high chances of it. HSR is not luxury in this route, but a necessity. As Suraj mentioned, this line is too short for over night travel and too long for day travel. All the trains run full, the buses are notoriously un...
by Karthik S
13 May 2018 20:06
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Roads Thread
Replies: 2839
Views: 218859

Re: Indian Roads Thread

I hope the HSR comes up as soon as e-way construction starts. If BJP comes in Ka, high chances of it. HSR is not luxury in this route, but a necessity. As Suraj mentioned, this line is too short for over night travel and too long for day travel. All the trains run full, the buses are notoriously unp...
by Karthik S
12 May 2018 15:26
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Railways Thread (Dec 2015)
Replies: 2322
Views: 251875

Re: Indian Railways Thread (Dec 2015)

There is nobody better than the Chinese in building bridges right now. In speed, cost or quantity. It is a gap which we have to close up if we want to catch up with them in HSR. Also, viaducts are better for India (accident wise). I'd prefer any Japanese civil engineering ANY day over Chinese, part...
by Karthik S
12 May 2018 09:39
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: West Asia News and Discussions
Replies: 506
Views: 56359

Re: West Asia News and Discussions

I knew reconquista deported all muslims to maghreb or converted them but was unaware the sepherdim jews were also given the stick and expelled Tough fellows these catholic papal elites of spain. Ran the inquisition also May be one difference between anglican(EIC) and catholic colonizers is such inq...
by Karthik S
09 May 2018 21:41
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Oil & Natural Gas: News & Discussion
Replies: 1378
Views: 162007

Re: Oil & Natural Gas: News & Discussion

Energy prices are rising due to US withdrawing from Iran Deal , India will have to suffer more deficit now https://www.bloomberg.com/energy Wait a minute. I thought you said it was good for everybody if oil prices were higher? That aside, we really need to look into Venezuela's offer of 30% discoun...
by Karthik S
09 May 2018 08:41
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Understanding the US- Again
Replies: 456
Views: 35935

Re: Understanding the US- Again

3. Economy needs a nice boost, and what better way than drive up stocks of mijjile-makers? Isn't economy already boosting? What about those tweets saying unemployment rate is lowest for 2 decades, highest employment stats for "minorities", many MNCs investing billions of dollahs in khanla...
by Karthik S
08 May 2018 23:32
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Understanding the US- Again
Replies: 456
Views: 35935

Re: Understanding the US- Again

I am wondering why aren't we sanctioned till now for our FCRA decisions.
by Karthik S
07 May 2018 22:55
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Railways Thread (Dec 2015)
Replies: 2322
Views: 251875

Re: Indian Railways Thread (Dec 2015)



Watch first 5 mins, you'll see.
by Karthik S
07 May 2018 22:36
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Railways Thread (Dec 2015)
Replies: 2322
Views: 251875

Re: Indian Railways Thread (Dec 2015)

Saw quite a few videos wherein TGV trains run with just the rear pantograph engaged.
by Karthik S
06 May 2018 12:37
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Railways Thread (Dec 2015)
Replies: 2322
Views: 251875

Re: Indian Railways Thread (Dec 2015)

Not unheard of, know of a fairly recent case when a NJ Transit train from MSG to Trenton stopped for 3 hours.
by Karthik S
06 May 2018 11:45
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: CT & COIN Operations in India: News, Images and Discussion
Replies: 2398
Views: 325904

Re: CT & COIN Operations in India: News, Images and Discussion

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Encounter concluded at Badigam Zainpora Shopian, 5 bodies of terrorists recovered. Well done boys - Army/ CRPF/J&K Police.
by Karthik S
06 May 2018 00:04
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Oil & Natural Gas: News & Discussion
Replies: 1378
Views: 162007

Re: Oil & Natural Gas: News & Discussion

I know Bitcoin is banned by the govt. But in this case, as it's G2G deal, govt. can trade in it. It's a win win. Venezuela desperately needs money, and we need to keep oil prices down. Venezuela is a political and economic mess. Conditions are deteriorating and the place seems to be governed even w...
by Karthik S
05 May 2018 23:42
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Navy News & Discussion - 15 Dec 2016
Replies: 4527
Views: 673745

Re: Indian Navy News & Discussion - 15 Dec 2016

Thanks Indranil and HNair. IN ship building has entered sade saathi shani period may. Everything is getting delayed.
by Karthik S
05 May 2018 12:30
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Neutering & Defanging Chinese Threat (15-11-2017)
Replies: 1647
Views: 177232

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

The latest China/Japan news is bery very interesting. I will attempt to connect the dots that I forgot to do in my last post. ------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------ China meets with India and i...
by Karthik S
05 May 2018 08:11
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Neutering & Defanging Chinese Threat (15-11-2017)
Replies: 1647
Views: 177232

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

No lies told by Aakar patel. [Where you present in the meeting at Wuhan or Are you a mind reader? How do you know that Bekar Patel is not spilling his hate for Modi out on the net?] There was a time when AAkar used to be shrill against Modi but with so many mistakes made by government he can presen...
by Karthik S
04 May 2018 19:18
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Neutering & Defanging Chinese Threat (15-11-2017)
Replies: 1647
Views: 177232

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

http://www.rediff.com/news/column/what-did-modi-want-from-the-chinese/20180504.htm What did Modi want from the Chinese? May 04, 2018 11:01 IST 'Some have speculated that it has to do with Doklam and the 2019 elections.' 'That Modi asked Xi not to embarrass him by sending the Chinese army into Bhuta...
by Karthik S
04 May 2018 17:22
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Railways Thread (Dec 2015)
Replies: 2322
Views: 251875

Re: Indian Railways Thread (Dec 2015)

I don't see the need of it now when "Train 18" is just around the corner, with higher max speed and better acceleration. But, even with Train 18, 176 kmph max speed is little underwhelming, should have been 200 kmph at the minimum.
by Karthik S
04 May 2018 11:55
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Cambridge Analytica and Next Color Revolutions India
Replies: 112
Views: 9802

Re: Cambridge Analytica and Next Color Revolutions India

As far as data mining on Indian populace is concerned Project Joshua had their act sorted out way back when UPA was in power. Their DB on Indian mainstream, tribals and sub castes is worrying, all for selective programmed targetting. There are many who follow FCRA regulations but still go down the ...
by Karthik S
04 May 2018 11:51
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Oil & Natural Gas: News & Discussion
Replies: 1378
Views: 162007

Re: Oil & Natural Gas: News & Discussion

You are right, petro coin through blockchain tech.
by Karthik S
04 May 2018 11:19
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Oil & Natural Gas: News & Discussion
Replies: 1378
Views: 162007

Re: Oil & Natural Gas: News & Discussion

I know Bitcoin is banned by the govt. But in this case, as it's G2G deal, govt. can trade in it. It's a win win. Venezuela desperately needs money, and we need to keep oil prices down.
by Karthik S
03 May 2018 20:23
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Railways Thread (Dec 2015)
Replies: 2322
Views: 251875

Re: Indian Railways Thread (Dec 2015)

I don't see two locos on Rajdhanis.
by Karthik S
01 May 2018 21:55
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Mig-21 Showdown begins in 2014
Replies: 72
Views: 7197

Re: Mig-21 Showdown begins in 2014

Flying & fighting in the MiG-21: In conversation with Air Marshal Matheswaran I have read articles by Suresh, Philip Rajkumar and Tipnis about the MiG 21. None show as much ego as this man who makes a contradictory statement in the article What were the greatest limitations of the MiG-21? None ...
by Karthik S
01 May 2018 21:51
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Indo-UK News & Discussions- June 2017
Replies: 1093
Views: 116936

Re: Indo-UK News & Discussions- June 2017

panduranghari wrote:
Karthik S wrote:
From whose interest he shouldn't become PM?


Everyone but islamists. Ultimately he will be proven to be just another soldier of allah.


OK, was interested from India's perspective. Got it.
by Karthik S
30 Apr 2018 21:41
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Nov 27 2017
Replies: 1368
Views: 185771

Re: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Nov 27 2017

India's engineering exports hit an all time high of $76 billion https://economictimes.indiatimes.com/news/economy/indicators/indias-engineering-exports-hit-an-all-time-high-of-76-billion/articleshow/63976632.cms?utm_source=AMPusers&utm_medium=twittershare&utm_campaign=socialsharebutton&...
by Karthik S
30 Apr 2018 19:33
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Indo-UK News & Discussions- June 2017
Replies: 1093
Views: 116936

Re: Indo-UK News & Discussions- June 2017

panduranghari wrote:Well now that Sajid Javid is home minister, hopefully he will never become a prime minister.


From whose interest he shouldn't become PM?
by Karthik S
30 Apr 2018 08:25
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Tejas Mk.1 & Mk.1A News & Discussions: 09 February 2018
Replies: 1381
Views: 243810

Re: Tejas Mk.1 & Mk.1A News & Discussions: 09 February 2018

ArjunPandit wrote:i think the same thing was tried in red flag exercise, where mig 21 was hidden below/behind rambha.and then got it...


Could you rephrase or elaborate.
by Karthik S
29 Apr 2018 22:26
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Su-30: News and Discussion - August 9, 2014
Replies: 2501
Views: 224616

Re: Su-30: News and Discussion - August 9, 2014

Cain Marko wrote:
ArjunPandit wrote:^^Thx. This is huge, for a loaded F16, MKI will a good headstart and negating the AIM-9 advantage of mard-e-momins

I'm not sure they have any SRM advantage. IIRC they don't have the AIM9X, which could have been a greater threat.


Pakis were sold AIM 9 to help them fight war on terror.
by Karthik S
29 Apr 2018 17:44
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Missiles News and Discussions - May 2017
Replies: 3655
Views: 635138

Re: Indian Missiles News and Discussions - May 2017

76mm cannons can be used as a Cwiz .... Doubt 127mm guns have the capability given lower ROF. My ideal solution was 2 x 76mm guns rather than a single 127mm mount from https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/5%22/54_caliber_Mark_45_gun HVP shells fired from 5-inch deck guns would travel at Mach 3, half the s...
by Karthik S
29 Apr 2018 13:19
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Indo-UK News & Discussions- June 2017
Replies: 1093
Views: 116936

Re: Indo-UK News & Discussions- June 2017

Ashish sir, I was reminded of our conversation some time back on same issue. You don't need to provide business theories to cover up your overt as well as subconscious servitude and loyalty to the crown. It's there for everyone to see. That's fine, you can have your opinions and priorities, but you...
by Karthik S
29 Apr 2018 08:21
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Indo-UK News & Discussions- June 2017
Replies: 1093
Views: 116936

Re: Indo-UK News & Discussions- June 2017

Ah the loyal subject belonging to beastly tribe and beastly religion at it again, singing praises of the master. Along with jaychand types, looks like desis have plently shamelessness in our genes as well. Keeping eyes and ears open does not equate to shamelessness. Keeping eyes shut like cats whil...
by Karthik S
28 Apr 2018 23:06
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Indo-UK News & Discussions- June 2017
Replies: 1093
Views: 116936

Re: Indo-UK News & Discussions- June 2017

Ah the loyal subject belonging to beastly tribe and beastly religion at it again, singing praises of the master. Along with jaychand types, looks like desis have plently shamelessness in our genes as well.
by Karthik S
28 Apr 2018 22:18
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: India - South & North Korea Thread
Replies: 1255
Views: 105587

Re: India - South & North Korea Thread

rsingh wrote:
Karthik S wrote:
China wants denuclearisation of India. Pakis want gazwa e hind. batican wants India to be another batican. What a helpless, sad and scary situation.


Baap ka mmal hei kya ? You guys are putting India in same league as NK or Bakistan?


sarcasm hai bhai.
by Karthik S
28 Apr 2018 06:52
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: India - South & North Korea Thread
Replies: 1255
Views: 105587

Re: India - South & North Korea Thread

On this thread some time ago Ramana garu said China wants to denuclearise Korean Peninsula, followed by denuclearisation of India and Pakistan. His prophecy has come true. He did give reasonings regarding how Europe's nukes would be neutralised. China wants denuclearisation of India. Pakis want gaz...
by Karthik S
27 Apr 2018 21:37
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Neutering & Defanging Chinese Threat (15-11-2017)
Replies: 1647
Views: 177232

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

Cheen dumping must stop! It really annoys when I see MIC products from small plastics to oppo ads everywhere. It's OK to import stuff that can't be made in India, but not cheap toys, plastics etc etc.
by Karthik S
27 Apr 2018 21:18
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Navy News & Discussion - 15 Dec 2016
Replies: 4527
Views: 673745

Re: Indian Navy News & Discussion - 15 Dec 2016

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