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by Neshant
20 Aug 2018 12:11
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Neutering & Defanging Chinese Threat (15-11-2017)
Replies: 2072
Views: 246418

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

https://www.zerohedge.com/sites/default/files/inline-images/China%20camp%20April%202017.png Satellite Shows Sprawling 'Re-education Camps' For Chinese Muslims In Xinjiang Region More proof has emerged confirming that China has erected expansive 're-education centers' for up to a million or more eth...
by Neshant
20 Aug 2018 04:16
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Physics Discussion Thread
Replies: 2360
Views: 48451

Re: Physics Discussion Thread

Looks like there is no low power way to warp space-time if it takes large colliding black holes to warp it's fabric.

Excluding worm holes, a warp drive is so far the only theoratical means of faster-than-light (FTL) travel.
by Neshant
20 Aug 2018 04:04
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Nov 27 2017
Replies: 1852
Views: 281682

Re: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Nov 27 2017

This could be India's window of opportunity to kick start manufacturing if only babus make the right move. Alas it will be squandered.. ------ As Maersk Sounds Trade War Alarm, Walmart Tells Some Suppliers To Look Outside China For Sourcing https://www.zerohedge.com/news/2018-08-19/walmart-tells-som...
by Neshant
20 Aug 2018 04:00
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Perspectives on the global economic changes
Replies: 4118
Views: 189575

Re: Perspectives on the global economic changes

This could be India's window of opportunity to kick start manufacturing if only babus make the right move. Alas it will be squandered.. ------ As Maersk Sounds Trade War Alarm, Walmart Tells Some Suppliers To Look Outside China For Sourcing https://www.zerohedge.com/news/2018-08-19/walmart-tells-som...
by Neshant
19 Aug 2018 18:03
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Pakistani Economic Stress Watch
Replies: 1971
Views: 221401

Re: Pakistani Economic Stress Watch

It already is possible to pay for oil in cryptos. Venezuela offered India the sale of oil at a discount in exchange for payment in its own Petro crypto-currency - which India declined. The point is not to use the cryptos of foreign currency but to use crytos based on Indian productive output. Unlike...
by Neshant
19 Aug 2018 17:43
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: OBOR, Chinese Strategy and Implications
Replies: 841
Views: 103110

Re: OBOR, Chinese Strategy and Implications

Somehow i doubt chinis are generous with their funds.

We are talking about billions of dollars - even if the chinis are handing the Malaysians a hugely inflated bill for so called obor infrastructure.
by Neshant
19 Aug 2018 17:38
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Perspectives on the global economic changes
Replies: 4118
Views: 189575

Re: Perspectives on the global economic changes

You can move gold easily across borders after paying tax that's due. The whole point of gold & crypto is to get out of govt/banker controlled fiat, not get into such schemes. Out means out of govt/banker control and out of taxation which is increasingly just legalized theft. Its the primary rea...
by Neshant
18 Aug 2018 07:15
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Pakistani Economic Stress Watch
Replies: 1971
Views: 221401

Re: Pakistani Economic Stress Watch

"Reserves" are a racket setup by certain OECD countries to ensure that developing countries have to work hard to accumulate paper money they print up. India should not ascribe to the reserve philosophy. Rather it should have its own "reserves" of crypto currencies, gold, and mone...
by Neshant
17 Aug 2018 20:29
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: OBOR, Chinese Strategy and Implications
Replies: 841
Views: 103110

Re: OBOR, Chinese Strategy and Implications

^^ Will be interesting to watch as China tries to trap Malaysia into unpayable OBOR debt with white elephant projects. Maybe they will ask for the lease of a naval base..oops I mean maritime port in the Straits of Malacca for 99 years. But how stupid are Malaysian politicians having signed on to suc...
by Neshant
16 Aug 2018 12:43
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: China Military Watch - Sept' 2016
Replies: 2639
Views: 429670

Re: China Military Watch - Sept' 2016

US P8-Poseidon patrolling the Mischief Reef in the South China Sea.

Note the difference in the way they warn American aircraft and Filipino aircraft in the region.

The power of America's danda keeps them polite (for now).

by Neshant
15 Aug 2018 09:32
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Tourism: News & Discussion
Replies: 361
Views: 48494

Re: Indian Tourism: News & Discussion

Guy from Singapore and his friends went to Andhra Pradesh and did a bunch of drawings/sketches on the fly. He returned to Singapore and his sketches are exhibited in an art show. Pretty good stuff, take a look. All of his sketches were drawn on the spot as he traveled around. Leave him some good com...
by Neshant
15 Aug 2018 08:58
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian IT Industry
Replies: 977
Views: 100519

Re: Indian IT Industry

nam wrote:Not just facial recognition, all childrens should have their adhaar done without exception.

It is much easier to identify a kid using adhaar. Even a Mobile shop has software to find identity based on adhaar. We already have a solution.


I agree.

The Aadhaar card should be mandatory for all.
by Neshant
13 Aug 2018 09:35
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian IT Industry
Replies: 977
Views: 100519

Re: Indian IT Industry

Share this database software with other countries & the UN so missing children may be rapidly detected and reunited with their families. ______ Thousands of Vanished Children in India Have Been Identified by a New Technology http://cdn.iflscience.com/images/fae879dd-a822-5f23-a1ed-3fa7e10cdeef/e...
by Neshant
13 Aug 2018 09:30
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Climate Change: Propaganda Vs Reality
Replies: 725
Views: 46342

Re: Climate Change: Propaganda Vs Reality

The amount of C02 increase is supposedly less than a fraction of 1%. There are discreprencies in the way levels of C02 are measured putting even that claim into question. That plus plants in a greenhouse with a higher C02 concentration grow larger and faster. Changes in atmospheric carbon have not b...
by Neshant
13 Aug 2018 06:25
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Perspectives on the global economic changes
Replies: 4118
Views: 189575

Re: Perspectives on the global economic changes

Neshant & Pandurang do watch this presentation from Jim Rickards Not sure if i agree with his comments on crypto currencies. He seems intent on promoting gold whereas I think the market (i.e. people who earn the wealth) should get to choose what they want to use as money. Ultimately it is an ag...
by Neshant
12 Aug 2018 04:11
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Climate Change: Propaganda Vs Reality
Replies: 725
Views: 46342

Re: Climate Change: Propaganda Vs Reality

Western nation's have squandered a ton of money and are now sitting on large unpayable promises to their citizens. Enter carbon tax , carbon trading racket to skim money out of people's pockets. It's bad as it promotes the creation of rent seeking middlemen who produce nothing but who's entire likel...
by Neshant
11 Aug 2018 17:21
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: China Military Watch - Sept' 2016
Replies: 2639
Views: 429670

Re: China Military Watch - Sept' 2016

Trying to eradicate them as a cultural group and turn them into brain dead drones. ---- China holds million ethnic Uighurs in secret political camps UN estimates that 2 million :eek: Uighurs and Muslim minorities were forced into political camps in Xinjiang. https://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/world...
by Neshant
10 Aug 2018 12:33
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Naval LCA - News and Discussion
Replies: 825
Views: 116042

Re: Naval LCA - News and Discussion

He is an enthusuastic Rakshak! The average Indian in the street believes the country is so strong it could probably finish America off. Strangely the lower down one goes on the economic scale, the stronger that belief gets. By the time one gets to interview local beggars, one gets the impression th...
by Neshant
10 Aug 2018 12:19
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Naval LCA - News and Discussion
Replies: 825
Views: 116042

Re: Naval LCA - News and Discussion

^^ what a beauty
by Neshant
10 Aug 2018 12:04
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Internal Security Watch
Replies: 3898
Views: 287380

Re: Internal Security Watch

36 women from northeast to form Delhi’s terror shield https://static.toiimg.com/thumb/msid-65348697,width-1070,height-580,imgsize-1152405,resizemode-6,overlay-toi_sw,pt-32,y_pad-40/photo.jpg https://static.toiimg.com/img/65345922/Master.jpg https://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/city/delhi/guess-swat-...
by Neshant
10 Aug 2018 11:59
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: North East & Eastern Himalayan: News & Discussion
Replies: 1077
Views: 110207

Re: North East & Eastern Himalayan: News & Discussion

36 women from northeast to form Delhi’s terror shield https://static.toiimg.com/thumb/msid-65348697,width-1070,height-580,imgsize-1152405,resizemode-6,overlay-toi_sw,pt-32,y_pad-40/photo.jpg https://static.toiimg.com/img/65345922/Master.jpg https://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/city/delhi/guess-swat-...
by Neshant
10 Aug 2018 11:56
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: North East & Eastern Himalayan: News & Discussion
Replies: 1077
Views: 110207

Re: North East & Eastern Himalayan: News & Discussion

^^ According to reports from villagers, the Myanmar army crossed over the border and carted away machinery from a saw mill in territory that was India claiming it was Myanmar's territory. Could have been a bunch of corrupt Myanmar soldiers or could be part of something bigger. Needs to be investigat...
by Neshant
10 Aug 2018 07:50
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Naval LCA - News and Discussion
Replies: 825
Views: 116042

Re: Naval LCA - News and Discussion

disha wrote:And there is a good reason why only US, Russia, France and India are considered as true blue water navies now (not fUK or Cheen or any other nation).


Are u kidding.

Half the fleet we are sailing around with are ships of foreign origin purchased at a great cost.
by Neshant
10 Aug 2018 02:55
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: US military, technology, arms, tactics
Replies: 892
Views: 79888

Re: US military, technology, arms, tactics

https://www.popularmechanics.com/military/weapons/a22550758/us-submarines-will-soon-carry-tactical-nuclear-weapons/ U.S. Submarines Will Soon Carry Tactical Nuclear Weapons The U.S. Navy’s fleet of ballistic missile submarines will soon carry tactical nuclear weapons, as Congress prepares to fund d...
by Neshant
10 Aug 2018 02:43
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Space Programme Discussion - Sept 2016
Replies: 2792
Views: 505718

Re: Indian Space Programme Discussion - Sept 2016

Telescope near Pune leads to discovery of most distant galaxy https://3.imimg.com/data3/KU/YA/MY-1829035/giant-metrewave-radio-telescope-alias-gmrt-study-tour-500x500.jpg https://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/city/pune/telescope-near-pune-leads-to-discovery-of-most-distant-galaxy/articleshow/65345083...
by Neshant
10 Aug 2018 01:52
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: China Military Watch - Sept' 2016
Replies: 2639
Views: 429670

Re: China Military Watch - Sept' 2016

We are comparing programs of 2.8 trillion GDP with 12 trillion GDP country. If we see progress in LCA MK1A,MK2, Navy, AMCA, UCAV, Kaveri engine (atleast for UAV), Scramjet we would have done fairly well for a 1/5 of Chini GDP. We may not be able to dominate, however we become a tough nut to crack w...
by Neshant
10 Aug 2018 00:58
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: China Military Watch - Sept' 2016
Replies: 2639
Views: 429670

Re: China Military Watch - Sept' 2016

An unlikely Ally has emerged as an icon of resistance in China. ------ China's Winnie The Pooh Crackdown Intensifies As Half-Naked Bear Becomes Resistance Icon China's war with Winnie the Pooh has intensified, as Beijing has reportedly banned the new Disney film "Christopher Robin" as part...
by Neshant
09 Aug 2018 21:02
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Geopolitics/Geoeconomics Thread- June 2015
Replies: 644
Views: 80546

Re: Geopolitics/Geoeconomics Thread- June 2015

India is trying to help US by buying American oil that China has stopped buying. ------- How US-China trade war may bring cheaper oil to Indian shores China's biggest trading house has already stopped buying US crude and LNG. https://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/business/india-business/how-us-china-t...
by Neshant
09 Aug 2018 09:34
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Iran News and Discussions
Replies: 2999
Views: 198216

Re: Iran News and Discussions

sending a warning?

or they gone drop some.

-------

Aircraft Carrier USS George H.W. Bush Spotted Near Iran As Sanctions Kicked In

by Neshant
08 Aug 2018 12:20
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: North East & Eastern Himalayan: News & Discussion
Replies: 1077
Views: 110207

Re: North East & Eastern Himalayan: News & Discussion

Locals in Northeast India Accuse Government of Ceding Land to Myanmar New Delhi (Sputnik): Major tensions are brewing in northeast India with locals accusing the Modi-led government of conceding large parts of land to Myanmar. The issue came to focus when local officials, after inspecting the borde...
by Neshant
08 Aug 2018 08:39
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Technolgies useful for Indian problems
Replies: 691
Views: 107970

Re: Technolgies useful for Indian problems

looks like an auto-rickshaw found in India

by Neshant
07 Aug 2018 10:03
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian IT Industry
Replies: 977
Views: 100519

Re: Indian IT Industry

The system should be used for NRC in other states inst ad of reinventing the wheel.

------

NRC update, or a dance of data

https://www.thehindu.com/todays-paper/t ... 543836.ece
by Neshant
07 Aug 2018 03:37
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: OBOR, Chinese Strategy and Implications
Replies: 841
Views: 103110

Re: OBOR, Chinese Strategy and Implications

Time will tell whether the OBOR is a giant white elephant scheme or a profitable enterprise.

So far they are losing money on it and these are supposed to be the boom times.
by Neshant
07 Aug 2018 02:15
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Internal Security Watch
Replies: 3898
Views: 287380

Re: Internal Security Watch

Just to give you an example, if govt starts to withdraw paper currency from circulation and decides that over the next 4 years, transactions must take place using cell phones as in China, how does an illegal pay or receive payment. If they cannot make a living or get a phone linked to a bank account...
by Neshant
06 Aug 2018 23:40
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Tejas Mk.1 & Mk.1A News & Discussions: 09 February 2018
Replies: 2043
Views: 406254

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

Most important part in my opinion. That is a tangible, achievable target. It's not a moonshot. So this time, there is no room to hide or blame IAF. Hold IAF to this statement and deliver by 2028. If even this target cannot be met, then we might as well close shop. I have a distinct feeling that we ...
by Neshant
06 Aug 2018 23:11
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Internal Security Watch
Replies: 3898
Views: 287380

Re: Internal Security Watch

Where will they physcially be removed to if the recipient country wont accept them as citizens? I dont think BD will accept even one of them and cant see such huge numbers being physically pushed across Im still confused what happens to such a huge number of people sitting around in camps. Seems li...
by Neshant
06 Aug 2018 22:14
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: The Rohingya Menace
Replies: 566
Views: 54569

Re: The Rohingya Menace

anupmisra wrote:The Fable of the Camel


+1

They will refuse to return when the time comes.. and years down the line will come demands for Dar-ul-Islam.

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