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by Kashi
16 Feb 2019 18:01
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Pulwama Attack
Replies: 794
Views: 42363

Re: Pulwama Attack

A major martyred in Rajouri while defusing an IED device.

Om Shanti.
by Kashi
15 Feb 2019 13:43
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Air Force News & Discussion - 15 Dec 2016
Replies: 2324
Views: 427771

Re: Indian Air Force News & Discussion - 15 Dec 2016

I would like to believe so, but only time will tell.
by Kashi
15 Feb 2019 11:14
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Pulwama Attack
Replies: 794
Views: 42363

Re: Pulwama Attack

It's a symbolic gesture, by itself it will not have much of an impact. Hopefully it means that IWT can be given the same treatment.
by Kashi
15 Feb 2019 10:47
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Pulwama Attack
Replies: 794
Views: 42363

Re: Pulwama Attack

If there's no retaliation, they'll be proven right. It's also right out of their playbook.
by Kashi
15 Feb 2019 07:42
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Pulwama Attack
Replies: 794
Views: 42363

Re: Pulwama Attack

Veergati praaptimrastu to the brave jawans.

Let us see how we respond. Not an easy situation for GoI or NDA.
by Kashi
14 Feb 2019 18:01
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Internal Security Watch
Replies: 4164
Views: 367402

Re: Internal Security Watch

US-Taliban talks begin in Pissloo and we see the biggest attack on our security forces in years.

It's going to get bloody.
by Kashi
14 Feb 2019 16:27
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Air Force News & Discussion - 15 Dec 2016
Replies: 2324
Views: 427771

Re: Indian Air Force News & Discussion - 15 Dec 2016

A few images of the unfinished Mig 29s in the Russian storage facility https://img-fotki.yandex.ru/get/5821/75336016.2b/0_1735ca_2b0a1777_XXL.jpg https://img-fotki.yandex.ru/get/4712/75336016.2a/0_17359f_a5e920e1_XXL.jpg https://img-fotki.yandex.ru/get/5821/75336016.2a/0_1735a7_b19146dd_XXL.jpg http...
by Kashi
14 Feb 2019 15:50
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Nov 27 2017
Replies: 2835
Views: 459793

Re: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Nov 27 2017

That's true. Low inflation does not necessarily indicate the everything is hunky-dori. It's just one less thing to worry about when it comes to jod-ghataav at the end of the month. The other aspirations are extremely important and require long term institutional reforms. Ayushman Bharat is a step in...
by Kashi
14 Feb 2019 14:00
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Nov 27 2017
Replies: 2835
Views: 459793

Re: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Nov 27 2017

People are no longer that bothered by the price increases of rice and dal... That's an incorrect assumption. People ARE bothered if the essentials start getting pricey, just as they are worried about education, healthcare, jobs and property. Rising prices of food stuffs is immediately visible and i...
by Kashi
14 Feb 2019 09:16
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Pakistani Economic Stress Watch
Replies: 2355
Views: 303746

Re: Pakistani Economic Stress Watch

But what happens if Bakis DO spend that money. Are there any mechanisms to prevent the funds from being withdrawn in this manner? Or are they stored in an overseas account that would register as a Baki sovereign account, but requires explicit permission from the donor KSA/UAE before Bakis can withdr...
by Kashi
13 Feb 2019 16:24
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: VayuSena Rafale: News and Discussions - 17 Oct 2016
Replies: 1872
Views: 274133

Re: VayuSena Rafale: News and Discussions - 17 Oct 2016

arshyam wrote:Comments on that Hindu article are instructive.

Where are the comments?
by Kashi
12 Feb 2019 13:25
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Army strikes terror camps in PoK
Replies: 2257
Views: 254379

Re: Army strikes terror camps in PoK

So Uri has firmly crossed the 300 crore mark and established itself as a milestone movie in Indian cinema.

I would love to see a movie being made on Operation Meghdoot sometime.
by Kashi
12 Feb 2019 06:31
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: India's Shipping Sector
Replies: 389
Views: 79710

Re: India's Shipping Sector

In a first, Maersk Line to move on river Ganga from Varanasi to Kolkata tomorrow Several big firms line up for using National Waterway-1 World’s largest container shipping company Maersk Line will move 16 containers on river Ganga (National Waterway-1) from Varanasi to Kolkata tomorrow. Maersk move...
by Kashi
11 Feb 2019 18:08
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: India-US relations: News and Discussions IV
Replies: 2119
Views: 277011

Re: India-US relations: News and Discussions IV

The question they'd have is if Indians can compete in all of this, then why aren't they doing it in their own country. If that were the only question they'd have then they shouldn't have had the same views towards Japanese, Koreans, Taiwanese and Chinese as well. Especially since they have done it ...
by Kashi
11 Feb 2019 15:34
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Railways Thread (Dec 2015)
Replies: 3125
Views: 401978

Re: Indian Railways Thread (Dec 2015)

I read somewhere that BG was the legacy of Dalhousie, who was the Gov-Gen when railways were first set up and he happened to be from Scotland, where BG lines were in use. Mandating the new railway lines in India be BG, ensured steady contracts and profits for his "associates" back in Scotl...
by Kashi
11 Feb 2019 11:23
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Terroristan - October 8, 2018
Replies: 2078
Views: 214969

Re: Terroristan - October 8, 2018

Looks like there are calculated attempts to shed Dimmy's image as a fauji stooge.
by Kashi
11 Feb 2019 11:21
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Understanding the US - Again
Replies: 2445
Views: 221836

Re: Understanding the US - Again

And yet the outcome remains the same as it was for the Vietnam war.

Gotta love US deep state thinking.
by Kashi
10 Feb 2019 20:17
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Endgame of NaPakistan: How and what afterwards
Replies: 71
Views: 5993

Re: Endgame of NaPakistan: How and what afterwards

That I agree, having multiple small entities in this instance may possibly be more manageable. My point that we are not so sure if the smaller entities will have less hostility. Sure BD ability to hamper us has significantly deteriorated, chiefly because SH has clamped down on anti-Indian groups. Bu...
by Kashi
10 Feb 2019 18:54
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Endgame of NaPakistan: How and what afterwards
Replies: 71
Views: 5993

Re: Endgame of NaPakistan: How and what afterwards

The thing is all these smaller states will have less hostility. That's questionable to say the least. BD is not really less hostile, despite Sheikh Hasina at the helm. Scratch the surface and you'll find an attitude not really dissimilar from that of the Bakis. Likewise, NoKo is no less hostile to ...
by Kashi
10 Feb 2019 14:08
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Endgame of NaPakistan: How and what afterwards
Replies: 71
Views: 5993

Re: Endgame of NaPakistan: How and what afterwards

Singha wrote:he is a well known parsi physicist I believe.


I thought he was a Shia.
by Kashi
09 Feb 2019 19:38
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Terroristan - October 8, 2018
Replies: 2078
Views: 214969

Re: Terroristan - October 8, 2018

I think you'll find that they already are.
by Kashi
09 Feb 2019 18:49
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Terroristan - October 8, 2018
Replies: 2078
Views: 214969

Re: Terroristan - October 8, 2018

Pervez Hoodbhoy hits this one out of the park! Must read: https://www.dawn.com/news/1462757/why-bangladesh-overtook-pakistan Luckily for us, Paki 'establishment' will not listen or learn from that stuff, except for some tactical posturing. :mrgreen: The best comment on this article. Also provides a...
by Kashi
09 Feb 2019 08:25
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Endgame of NaPakistan: How and what afterwards
Replies: 71
Views: 5993

Re: Endgame of NaPakistan: How and what afterwards

So was Bangladesh at one point. We did not even insist on the rightful return of Chittagong hill tracts that by all means , should have been a part of India, especially so in view of the genocide of Hindus in East Pakistan in 1971. And less than 25 years had passed since India was partitioned. POJ/K...
by Kashi
09 Feb 2019 07:51
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Indo-UK News & Discussions- June 2017
Replies: 1920
Views: 238437

Re: Indo-UK News & Discussions- June 2017

I would be interested to see what significant tech ANYONE has given us, without charging an arm or a leg or without backing off on their commitment afterwards.
by Kashi
09 Feb 2019 05:38
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Endgame of NaPakistan: How and what afterwards
Replies: 71
Views: 5993

Re: Endgame of NaPakistan: How and what afterwards

venug wrote:Who governed the mess after Pakistan was broken into two in 1971? did we appoint a viceroy? PoK will merge back with India. Balochistan will be a new entity.


Did Bangladesh "merge back with" India?
by Kashi
08 Feb 2019 13:48
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Oil & Natural Gas: News & Discussion
Replies: 1456
Views: 192701

Re: Oil & Natural Gas: News & Discussion

It seems the proposal came from Russia. In this case Russians may offer to set it up in exchange for equity and charging transit fee from both India and Iran. Sort of like Bakis wanted for the IPI pipeline. It could be a three-way contract and legally binding- Iran agrees to supply India with x BTU ...
by Kashi
08 Feb 2019 12:29
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Indo-UK News & Discussions- June 2017
Replies: 1920
Views: 238437

Re: Indo-UK News & Discussions- June 2017

Japan already has their own next-gen fighter project, the Mitsubishi X-2, that's already flown as a demonstrator and they are seeking participation from global majors. Why would they join a project that's not even on the drawing board yet?
by Kashi
08 Feb 2019 06:11
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Pakistani Economic Stress Watch
Replies: 2355
Views: 303746

Re: Pakistani Economic Stress Watch

Bakis have nukes and are for hire to any bidder. That and Malsi is the biggest difference between Sri Lanka and Bakistan. It doesn't matter for them if expenses outweigh revenues by a mile or 100 miles. The grass eating is only for the phata abdul and ayesha . TSPA in particular will never go hungry...
by Kashi
06 Feb 2019 11:52
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Railways Thread (Dec 2015)
Replies: 3125
Views: 401978

Re: Indian Railways Thread (Dec 2015)

I am surprised at the lack of discussion over the railway budget

Indian Railways Gets Rs 64,587 Crore For FY-20

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by Kashi
06 Feb 2019 09:09
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Indo-UK News & Discussions- June 2017
Replies: 1920
Views: 238437

Re: Indo-UK News & Discussions- June 2017

UK will continue to run with the hare and hunt with the hounds, especially when it comes to India. Recent proclamation of "non-interference" in "Kashmir/Khalistan/day/referendum" is a clear example of that. Not to emotion the fake EVM hackacircus that was hosted in The Cesspool r...
by Kashi
05 Feb 2019 16:23
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Pakistani Economic Stress Watch
Replies: 2355
Views: 303746

Re: Pakistani Economic Stress Watch

We already have a functional Ayushmaan Bharat scheme that Immy seems to have been "inspired" by in packaging this scam of his. According to reports, this scheme was already operational during NS time. That said, what made you conclude that Immy "seems to be genunely interested in impr...
by Kashi
02 Feb 2019 17:51
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Military Flight Safety
Replies: 2238
Views: 253536

Re: Indian Air Force News & Discussion - 15 Dec 2016

This also highlights the vulnerability of SE fighters in comparison to twiin- engined birds.Had this been a 29UPG or MKI the aircraft would've most probably taken off on one engine and made an emerhency landing. You have now way of knowing that. We don't even know if this had anything to do with th...
by Kashi
02 Feb 2019 12:17
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: MoD:Defence Procurement Policies Issues and Discussions
Replies: 174
Views: 22994

Re: MoD:Defence Procurement Policies Issues and Discussions

Kakkaji wrote:IMHO Gen. VK Singh should have been made the MoD to start with. He has the domain knowledge, and is a go-getter.


That would have gone well with IAF and IN.

Parrikar should have stayed on longer.
by Kashi
01 Feb 2019 11:39
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: India-US relations: News and Discussions IV
Replies: 2119
Views: 277011

Re: India-US relations: News and Discussions IV

They are bad apples in US but good apples once back in India. You never know that, nor can you claim this with any amount of certainty. No need to be apologetic if you tried to play the system in US and get caught, you can start all over again in India. Those guys are greedy sure, but not criminals...
by Kashi
01 Feb 2019 10:53
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: India-US relations: News and Discussions IV
Replies: 2119
Views: 277011

Re: India-US relations: News and Discussions IV

Bad apples in the US vs bad apples back home in India. Take your pick.
by Kashi
01 Feb 2019 06:28
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Positive News from the USA
Replies: 3035
Views: 125686

Re: Positive News from the USA

Cannot be any worse than what Bill did on that chair, to that chair, and from that chair.

Anyway, I find it hilarious. Would be fun to find a spot on one of them tours.
by Kashi
01 Feb 2019 06:13
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Internal Security Watch
Replies: 4164
Views: 367402

Re: Internal Security Watch

even the US does not have the balls to do this. By intervention, I meant like the one they have been accusing the Russians of. By all those means that you have described and more. This farcical (un)intelligence report is being released at this time to provide some sort of quasi-legal fig leaf to ca...
by Kashi
31 Jan 2019 06:43
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Internal Security Watch
Replies: 4164
Views: 367402

Re: Internal Security Watch

sunnyP wrote:Is this a prediction or a desire from the Americans?


More like preparing the groundwork for "intervention".
by Kashi
31 Jan 2019 06:38
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Railways Thread (Dec 2015)
Replies: 3125
Views: 401978

Re: Indian Railways Thread (Dec 2015)

This is a big one Railways completes 306 km of western dedicated freight corridor NEW DELHI: The railways on Sunday said it has completed the 306-km section between Madar (Ajmer) in Rajasthan and Kishangarh (Rewari) in Haryana in the western segment. A Railway Ministry official said a trial run of f...
by Kashi
31 Jan 2019 06:32
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Railways Thread (Dec 2015)
Replies: 3125
Views: 401978

Re: Indian Railways Thread (Dec 2015)

To get back to regular programming *** In the North-East Railway Ministry to approach CCEA for doubling of Railway Line from New Bongaigaon to Guwahati via Rangiya: Piyush Goyal GUWAHATI: Union Railway Minister, Piyush Goyal said that Railway Ministry will soon approach Cabinet Committee on Economic...

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