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by Karthik S
21 Jun 2018 18:13
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Space Programme Discussion - Sept 2016
Replies: 2565
Views: 461225

Re: Indian Space Programme Discussion - Sept 2016

Or charge tariffs on phone companies that don't use our NAVIC.
by Karthik S
21 Jun 2018 09:12
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Railways Thread (Dec 2015)
Replies: 2385
Views: 267769

Re: Indian Railways Thread (Dec 2015)

As far as infra projects go, this guy is very good.



Virgin Hyperloop One to invest Rs 3,000 crore in Pune-Mumbai Hyperloop track

https://www.moneycontrol.com/news/techn ... 11831.html
by Karthik S
20 Jun 2018 14:33
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Nov 27 2017
Replies: 1578
Views: 227348

Re: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Nov 27 2017

Business Standard Verified account @bsindia Breaking: CEA @arvindsubraman relinquishes his post as Chief Economic Advisor to the Narendra Modi govt. FM @arunjaitley announces in a Facebook post If you go by SuSwamy, it should be a good news. Hopefully someone like D Subbarao (ex RBI Gov) can take u...
by Karthik S
20 Jun 2018 08:45
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: J&K News and Discussion - 2016
Replies: 2094
Views: 319228

Re: J&K News and Discussion - 2016

Zee News Verified account @ZeeNews
President #RamNathKovind approved the imposition of Governor's rule in Jammu and Kashmir with immediate effect.


Good, present governor's rule ends in about a week's time. It's really interesting to see who will be appointed as next governor.
by Karthik S
19 Jun 2018 21:52
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Nov 27 2017
Replies: 1578
Views: 227348

Re: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Nov 27 2017

IIRC, every $50B FDI adds 1% growth to GDP, with all other economic policies, we should soon touch double digit growth in coming years.
by Karthik S
19 Jun 2018 21:44
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: J&K News and Discussion - 2016
Replies: 2094
Views: 319228

Re: J&K News and Discussion - 2016

Someone in twitter suggested Maj Gen GD Bakshi be made Governor as he was posted there during early 2000s and knows how to handle terrorism there. IMO it's a fabulous idea.
by Karthik S
19 Jun 2018 16:05
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: J&K News and Discussion - 2016
Replies: 2094
Views: 319228

Re: J&K News and Discussion - 2016

Why can't all Kashmiri Parties come together and form the govt. It could be PDP+Congress+NC ? Do all the three have the sufficient numbers? My understanding is that there is a shortfall of around 45 seats now that the BJP has pulled the plug. And with Mehabooba herself resigning, I guess she also k...
by Karthik S
18 Jun 2018 21:51
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Roads Thread
Replies: 2878
Views: 227575

Re: Indian Roads Thread

Congrats to all! all is fine then. Typical. Well, just so you know, I live in the city in the fray. So I need not entirely depend on media reports to know where new investments are going to and what's going on with public in TN over all, and I really didn't want to engage more in your DDM vs my DDM...
by Karthik S
18 Jun 2018 18:26
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Roads Thread
Replies: 2878
Views: 227575

Re: Indian Roads Thread

Congrats to all! all is fine then.
by Karthik S
18 Jun 2018 09:12
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Roads Thread
Replies: 2878
Views: 227575

Re: Indian Roads Thread

Mumbai sea link cable suspension part is a small zone near the northern end So while the bridge is very long ( tell me about it, i have run it thrice :( ) the shakina part is small Wonder why we don't build huge arch and suspension bridges. Such landmarks improve the "image" of the city c...
by Karthik S
18 Jun 2018 08:27
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Roads Thread
Replies: 2878
Views: 227575

Re: Indian Roads Thread

That state is going down in 10 years as planned by all phoren players. Absolutely true, all the industrial groups make their investment decisions based on WhatsApp and Twitter forwards. Boss you and Shyam, no need to get emotional. I am also from TN, speak to any Senior Managers and VPs of companie...
by Karthik S
17 Jun 2018 18:08
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Roads Thread
Replies: 2878
Views: 227575

Re: Indian Roads Thread

^^ What you are going to disagree now? Seems you are active on SSC, you probably would know what's going on with naam tumbler simon, manush etc floating CTs and general public buying into it from my discussions with people around me.
by Karthik S
17 Jun 2018 08:15
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Roads Thread
Replies: 2878
Views: 227575

Re: Indian Roads Thread

TN must be the only state that comes up with conspiracy theories even for an expressway. The kind of CTs and discussions going on about Chennai Salem expressway is beyond ridiculous. That state is going down in 10 years as planned by all phoren players.
by Karthik S
16 Jun 2018 14:53
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Navy News & Discussion - 15 Dec 2016
Replies: 4720
Views: 717512

Re: Indian Navy News & Discussion - 15 Dec 2016

Any update on 3rd Vizag class ship? Keel was laid last May, should be ready for launch in next couple of months based on the construction rate of previous ships of the class.
by Karthik S
16 Jun 2018 10:27
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Missiles News and Discussions - May 2017
Replies: 3997
Views: 705542

Re: Indian Missiles News and Discussions - May 2017

My next maya dreams are Big ogival nose for a5 Video of k4 with snub bose deploying aeroplate and aerospike Composite first stage for both Asktra mk1 fleetwide Astra mk2 Ad2 thaadski Uttam foc into tejas mk1a Tejas mk2 td Night video of mirv reentry and impact into southern ocean No diwali dream is...
by Karthik S
11 Jun 2018 07:11
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Navy News & Discussion - 15 Dec 2016
Replies: 4720
Views: 717512

Re: Indian Navy News & Discussion - 15 Dec 2016

My main worry has been this: Sandeep @SandeepUnnithan Following Following @SandeepUnnithan More China is cranking out destroyers @ ‘19 DDGs in six years, or an average of just over three a year.’ we can barely produce 1 in 3 yrs. With lowered defense budget as a percentage of GDP and pathetic state ...
by Karthik S
11 Jun 2018 07:06
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Indo-UK News & Discussions- June 2017
Replies: 1365
Views: 149293

Re: Indo-UK News & Discussions- June 2017

I've got suspicion that either Ashish raval is staying in Buckingham palace or he's British incarnation of our own philip sir Or he looks like British and speaks like them It is really disgusting and stinks how certain people can have such slave minds. I always wondered how Indian sepoys and domest...
by Karthik S
10 Jun 2018 12:30
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Understanding the US- Again
Replies: 660
Views: 60419

Re: Understanding the US- Again

Britain is just below Botswana in the UN and about there in GDP % as well. France is teetering on the verge of conversion to ******. Germany is, well.. germany. Japan is a has-been, stuck for decades. Canada is cow-stan. Italy :rotfl: Sadly for us though, they are all still more advanced and lot ri...
by Karthik S
10 Jun 2018 12:29
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Understanding the US- Again
Replies: 660
Views: 60419

Re: Understanding the US- Again

How are things there now, keep seeing tweets about lowest unemployment since decades, and lowest unemployment of minorities ever etc. Did things turn around in last 1.5 years?
by Karthik S
08 Jun 2018 21:45
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Roads Thread
Replies: 2878
Views: 227575

Re: Indian Roads Thread

srin wrote:Just wonder - is tunnelling under a river a better option than building a bridge on it ?


Bridge should be cheaper than tunnel, as we've seen with elevated and underground metro.
by Karthik S
08 Jun 2018 19:58
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Roads Thread
Replies: 2878
Views: 227575

Re: Indian Roads Thread

Looks like a cave, need to do the walls.
by Karthik S
08 Jun 2018 18:15
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Roads Thread
Replies: 2878
Views: 227575

Re: Indian Roads Thread

Hoping to see a massive cable stayed suspension bridge in India, with main span in top 5 in the world. Brahmaputra with its width could easily be a potential location. Doesn't the sea link in Mumbai have a cable suspension bridge? Opps, I was supposed to say suspension bridges such as Verrazano Nar...
by Karthik S
08 Jun 2018 09:56
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Project 75I - It Begins
Replies: 775
Views: 98162

Re: Project 75I - It Begins

There was news about navy chief saying "work has begun". So we have moved beyond "we have an SSN program".
by Karthik S
08 Jun 2018 08:46
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Roads Thread
Replies: 2878
Views: 227575

Re: Indian Roads Thread

Hoping to see a massive cable stayed suspension bridge in India, with main span in top 5 in the world. Brahmaputra with its width could easily be a potential location.
by Karthik S
07 Jun 2018 14:26
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Space Programme Discussion - Sept 2016
Replies: 2565
Views: 461225

Re: Indian Space Programme Discussion - Sept 2016

Dr. Harsh Vardhan ‏ Verified account @drharshvardhan Follow Follow @drharshvardhan More In a step to self-reliance, #ISRO clocks onboard satellites successfully synchronized to #NPL’s primary atomic clocks within 3 nanoseconds-a milestone for high-precision satellite-based communication. #SaafNiyat...
by Karthik S
05 Jun 2018 22:02
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Nov 27 2017
Replies: 1578
Views: 227348

Re: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Nov 27 2017

Second successful NPA resolution: Vedanta has finally forayed into the steel industry by offering a cheque of Rs 5,300 crore to buy out bankrupt Electrosteel Steels under the newly-adopted Insolvency and Bankruptcy Code. this is the second successful resolution under the IBC law from the very first...
by Karthik S
05 Jun 2018 08:47
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Su-30: News and Discussion - August 9, 2014
Replies: 2628
Views: 249231

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

36 is too low a number to have for any airforce, unless we are talking about B2 types. Even the US has 200 odd F 15E and 200 odd F 15SE. We will have 270 MKIs shortly, we need to ramp up Rafale numbers.
by Karthik S
03 Jun 2018 19:35
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Missiles News and Discussions - May 2017
Replies: 3997
Views: 705542

Re: Indian Missiles News and Discussions - May 2017

Livefist Verified account @livefist
Just in: India’s 8,000-km range Agni-V nuclear ballistic missile test-fired from Odisha coast at 9.50am.


"official" range ?
by Karthik S
03 Jun 2018 09:22
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: J&K News and Discussion - 2016
Replies: 2094
Views: 319228

Re: J&K News and Discussion - 2016

Well, the J&K policy of both state and GoI has been pathetic. Pakis have plenty of supply of mujahids wanting to go to jannat, the attacks can't be stopped 100%. But where govt failed is increasing the cost to terrorist handlers in Islamabad and Rawalpindi. Just 1 surgical strike is being boaste...
by Karthik S
02 Jun 2018 08:24
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Missiles News and Discussions - May 2017
Replies: 3997
Views: 705542

Re: Indian Missiles News and Discussions - May 2017

For Ramjet to kick in, the jet's plane has to be .9 Mach.
by Karthik S
01 Jun 2018 21:44
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Intelligence and National Security Discussion
Replies: 978
Views: 77857

Re: Intelligence and National Security Discussion

Cook used spyware to steal info from attache’s laptop’ A day after getting the remand of an ISI agent arrested from Pithoragarh in Uttarakhand, UP Anti-Terror Squad (ATS) officials said on Thursday that he used “spyware” to steal vital information from the laptop of the diplomat he was working unde...
by Karthik S
31 May 2018 12:20
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Indo-UK News & Discussions- June 2017
Replies: 1365
Views: 149293

Re: Indo-UK News & Discussions- June 2017

PM Modi refused to sign MoU on illegal Indians as UK didn’t ease visas The deal was meant to have been the centrepiece bilateral agreement signed during Modi’s visit “We want a better visa system. If they are offering it to the Chinese, why not to Indians?” a senior Indian high commission official ...
by Karthik S
28 May 2018 19:35
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Indo-UK News & Discussions- June 2017
Replies: 1365
Views: 149293

Re: Indo-UK News & Discussions- June 2017

ANI Verified account @ANI #WATCH EAM Sushma Swaraj responding to a question on extradition of Vijay Mallya says 'PM Modi told British PM Theresa May that UK courts asking about the condition of Indian jails is not right, as these are the same prisons where they had jailed our leaders like Gandhi an...
by Karthik S
27 May 2018 07:40
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Indo-UK News & Discussions- June 2017
Replies: 1365
Views: 149293

Re: Indo-UK News & Discussions- June 2017

In a historic referendum Ireland has turned aside anti abortion law: now through a swift amendment in constitution it would be possible to get aborted in Ireland. As results unfolded 1000s of Irish women chanted Savita Savita in remembrance of Indian dentist Savita who died of sepsis in Ireland awa...
by Karthik S
26 May 2018 18:08
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Indo-UK News & Discussions- June 2017
Replies: 1365
Views: 149293

Re: Indo-UK News & Discussions- June 2017

While ashish and co continue to blame India with imaginary nonsense about cold shoulders to Ganga cleaning plans: Try applying for Massa citizenship after 5 years of imprisonment in filing incorrect tax returns and thy shall see how quickly one gets deported. Atleast in UK this guy will get justice...
by Karthik S
23 May 2018 13:38
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Oil & Natural Gas: News & Discussion
Replies: 1403
Views: 172264

Re: Oil & Natural Gas: News & Discussion

If they agree to trade in Rupee, well and good. I'd highly hope govt. goes ahead and buys oil. High fuel prices with 1 year to go for elections is bad for any govt. Also, middle class and below are feeling the heat of Rs 80+ cost of petrol
by Karthik S
19 May 2018 08:37
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Nov 27 2017
Replies: 1578
Views: 227348

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: 1578
Views: 227348

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: 2094
Views: 319228

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: 1335
Views: 119201

Re: India - South & North Korea Thread

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