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by Kashi
20 Aug 2018 18:49
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Sports and Entertainment Industry
Replies: 4390
Views: 308384

Re: Indian Sports and Entertainment Industry

I am surprised at the loss of our Kabaddi team to Koreans.
by Kashi
20 Aug 2018 08:54
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Atal Bihari Vajpayee Passes Away
Replies: 69
Views: 3291

Re: Atal Bihari Vajpayee Passes Away

RoyG wrote:Well said. Thank you.


Thank you RoyG.
by Kashi
20 Aug 2018 08:09
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Nov 27 2017
Replies: 1852
Views: 281682

Re: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Nov 27 2017

GST is an indirect tax, albeit one that "guided" a lot of folks to formalise their business operations. So in way it may have contributed to more people declaring their taxable incomes. However, the numbers could also be indicative of increasing numbers entering the formal workforce and th...
by Kashi
20 Aug 2018 08:03
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Terroristan - July 27, 2018
Replies: 795
Views: 44188

Re: Terroristan - July 27, 2018

I mean it was understood that TSPA would keep IK under their thumbs, I never thought it would be literally.
by Kashi
20 Aug 2018 08:00
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Kerala Floods - Aug 2018
Replies: 244
Views: 7210

Re: Kerala Floods - Aug 2018

Everyone chipping in from all over country- Delhi, Nagaland, Chhattisgarh https://twitter.com/RSSorg/status/1031172398043648001 https://pbs.twimg.com/card_img/1031100702041362432/F4adz3ZA?format=jpg&name=600x314 https://twitter.com/udayfoundation/status/1031052348200763392 No holiday for @DelhiP...
by Kashi
20 Aug 2018 07:51
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Kerala Floods - Aug 2018
Replies: 244
Views: 7210

Re: Kerala Floods - Aug 2018

Railways doing their bit for Kerala Indian Railways permits Govt./Private Organisations to transport Relief Material for FREE till 31st Aug. THIRUVANANTHAPURAM: The railways has issued a set of guidelines allowing all government organisations as well as private bodies to transport relief material to...
by Kashi
20 Aug 2018 07:44
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Railways Thread (Dec 2015)
Replies: 2445
Views: 286905

Re: Indian Railways Thread (Dec 2015)

Sharpest Rise in Spending by Indian Railways reflect Centre’s priority to revamp Rail Infrastructure 20 Aug 2018 Of the Top-10 ministries in terms of spending, six including Railways, Rural Development, Roads and Highways and Agriculture registered handsome increases in expenditure in the first qua...
by Kashi
19 Aug 2018 14:37
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Kerala Floods - Aug 2018
Replies: 244
Views: 7210

Re: Kerala Floods - Aug 2018

Hnair, dileep, Sachin all of you have been doing a stellar job at the ground level and keeping us updated with how the situation is evolving. I also urge you to share your experiences and suggestions with the relevant authorities including the NDRF as to how should we as a nation update our disaster...
by Kashi
17 Aug 2018 05:57
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Atal Bihari Vajpayee Passes Away
Replies: 69
Views: 3291

Re: Atal Bihari Vajpayee Passes Away

They say, a prophet is ahead of his times. But Atal Bihari Vajpayee was the man India needed desperately at THAT time. (Seemingly) Stronger men have wilted under far less pressures that he had to face as the head of a shaky coalition, trying to pull India out of the abyss caused by years of misgover...
by Kashi
16 Aug 2018 16:56
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Terroristan - July 27, 2018
Replies: 795
Views: 44188

Re: Terroristan - July 27, 2018

Vipin Kumar is alive isn't he? The news report does not say that he passed away. I hope that he recovered.
by Kashi
16 Aug 2018 14:22
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Terroristan - July 27, 2018
Replies: 795
Views: 44188

Re: Terroristan - July 27, 2018

one more thing about those Statistics, Pakistan average in 1965 would have been pulled down by more 55% Population in Bangladesh at that time. So its possible to have what the Statistics for West Pakistan alone at that time it would be nice. This article touches upon some of the financial aspects a...
by Kashi
16 Aug 2018 06:22
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Armoured Vehicles Discussion Thread - August 9, 2014
Replies: 3348
Views: 322249

Re: Armoured Vehicles Discussion Thread - August 9, 2014

I see no other way but for the political leadership to lean heavily on IA and HAVE them accept Arjun. No ifs, no buts. Left to their own devices I see few reasons to believe that IA will embrace Arjun anymore than they have and that too reluctantly.
by Kashi
15 Aug 2018 19:01
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Terroristan - July 27, 2018
Replies: 795
Views: 44188

Re: Terroristan - July 27, 2018

Lots of :(( :(( in the comments from butt-hurt Bakistanis. Interesting or perhaps ominous to see many with "Indian sounding" names jumping in to defend Taliban Khan as well.
by Kashi
15 Aug 2018 09:12
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Happy 72nd Independence Day!!!
Replies: 29
Views: 1376

Re: Happy 72nd Independence Day!!!

If you count 15 August 1947 as the first independence day, then that makes it 72 no?
by Kashi
15 Aug 2018 05:51
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: India-US relations: News and Discussions IV
Replies: 1640
Views: 199564

Re: India-US relations: News and Discussions IV

Asylum-based citizens are eligible for OCI?
by Kashi
13 Aug 2018 17:43
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Understanding the US- Again
Replies: 979
Views: 91579

Re: Understanding the US- Again

^^ And the same folks make it a point to repeatedly demand that we engage with Pakistanis.

Would like to ask the gentleman, what does that compare with?
by Kashi
13 Aug 2018 13:32
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Military Aviation - 21 Sept 2015
Replies: 4155
Views: 353771

Re: Indian Military Aviation - 21 Sept 2015

There's no place better than Bangalore for AI in my opinion. Why meddle with something that is not broke?
by Kashi
13 Aug 2018 11:54
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Military Aviation - 21 Sept 2015
Replies: 4155
Views: 353771

Re: Indian Military Aviation - 21 Sept 2015

TN doesn't exactly have a BJP government, and it is further South than Bangalore, wasn't the DefExpo held there recently?

I too am baffled by the seeming shifting of Aero India to Lucknow, but Philip's ranting is absolutely ridiculous. As bad as his constant pedalling of Roosi maal.
by Kashi
12 Aug 2018 08:37
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Terroristan - July 27, 2018
Replies: 795
Views: 44188

Re: Terroristan - July 27, 2018

SSridharji, We can safely assume that TSPA will never cede an inch over what it perceives are its core interests and neither can Immy. Thus all his hot-air over better relations is just that. GoI has rightly been cool to Immy's "overtures". So now it seems that the track has shifted a bit-...
by Kashi
11 Aug 2018 18:35
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Armoured Vehicles Discussion Thread - August 9, 2014
Replies: 3348
Views: 322249

Re: Armoured Vehicles Discussion Thread - August 9, 2014

Karan M, I am not questioning the training standards nor the capabilities. Of course, I am aware that operational performances are what count.

I am more anguished over step motherly treatment being meted out to Arjun by the IA hierarchy.
by Kashi
11 Aug 2018 12:09
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Military Aviation - 21 Sept 2015
Replies: 4155
Views: 353771

Re: Indian Military Aviation - 21 Sept 2015

Why Lucknow of all places? It could have been Hindon, Kalaikunda, Ambala, Chenna, Goa, Mumbai or any number of places. Why and how was Lucknow chosen?
by Kashi
11 Aug 2018 12:07
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Armoured Vehicles Discussion Thread - August 9, 2014
Replies: 3348
Views: 322249

Re: Armoured Vehicles Discussion Thread - August 9, 2014

Given that Arjun's engine was indeed sabotaged, I don't think we can call it speculation anymore.
by Kashi
11 Aug 2018 11:05
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Armoured Vehicles Discussion Thread - August 9, 2014
Replies: 3348
Views: 322249

Re: Armoured Vehicles Discussion Thread - August 9, 2014

Karan sir, to me it appears to be wishful thinking to explain away our pedestrian performances. I cannot claim to understand the thinking of our DGMF and infantry command in this, but taking into consideration all the recent and not-so-recent events- persisting with Rossie tincans, step motherly tre...
by Kashi
11 Aug 2018 07:11
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Terroristan - July 27, 2018
Replies: 795
Views: 44188

Re: Terroristan - July 27, 2018

Building justifications from ground up for the moment when US finally hands over jaziya to Bakistan.
by Kashi
09 Aug 2018 05:41
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Understanding the US- Again
Replies: 979
Views: 91579

Re: Understanding the US- Again

UlanBatori wrote:But in Korea, there has always been the desire for reunification


Only among the elderly, who yearn for that they lost 65 years ago. Their number are fast dwindling. Most youngsters have very little appetite for a potentially ruinous re-unification.
by Kashi
08 Aug 2018 17:29
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: VayuSena Rafale: News and Discussions - 17 Oct 2016
Replies: 884
Views: 138860

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

Arun Shourie and Yashwant Sinha are stepping in to further muddy the waters in the Rafale acquisition.

One of the points is "Who decided on the figure of 36 when the original requirement was 126"

Seriously!!
by Kashi
07 Aug 2018 10:34
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Terroristan - July 27, 2018
Replies: 795
Views: 44188

Re: Terroristan - July 27, 2018

kancha wrote:More of the same narrative.
But read this article for the comments from good folks from the Land of the Pure :rotfl:


There appears to be an abundance of comments from terroristanis (in all guises) on the recent WaPo, NYT articles on Terroristan. Contrarian comments are hardly published.
by Kashi
04 Aug 2018 10:44
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Railways Thread (Dec 2015)
Replies: 2445
Views: 286905

Re: Indian Railways Thread (Dec 2015)

I am not really sure where exactly this photo was taken. It could be near a yard as the DFC line would split into loop lines or shunting lines for the wagons and containers to be directed to parking yards.

I think vsunder would be the best person to shed more light on this.
by Kashi
03 Aug 2018 11:32
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Railways Thread (Dec 2015)
Replies: 2445
Views: 286905

Re: Indian Railways Thread (Dec 2015)

Eastern Freight corridor Bhadan-Khurja stretch (credit SSC)

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by Kashi
03 Aug 2018 11:26
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Railways Thread (Dec 2015)
Replies: 2445
Views: 286905

Re: Indian Railways Thread (Dec 2015)

IR’s Production Plants are now 100% LHB Coach Manufacturing Units; all Railway Workshops modernized Indian Railways, so as to better the safety standards in rail travel, have decided to fully go with Linke Hofmann Busch (LHB) design coaches and stopped production of the old ICF design coaches with ...
by Kashi
03 Aug 2018 11:21
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Railways Thread (Dec 2015)
Replies: 2445
Views: 286905

Re: Indian Railways Thread (Dec 2015)

Indian Railways to introduce over 200 new lines across country New Delhi: The Indian Railways will introduce several new railway lines which are now in different stages of execution. The information about the number of railway lines in each state was given by Minister of State of Railways, Rajen Go...
by Kashi
02 Aug 2018 13:57
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Missiles News and Discussions - May 2017
Replies: 4240
Views: 774998

Re: Indian Missiles News and Discussions - May 2017

On that note, AAD was tested today from a cannister against multiple simulated targets.
by Kashi
02 Aug 2018 13:22
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Terroristan - July 27, 2018
Replies: 795
Views: 44188

Re: Terroristan - July 27, 2018

Saar, With the presence of so many confirmed jehadis among the invitees.. snip Chetak saar relax, It seems that Immy has decided to go for an "austere" ceremony and "not invite foreign dignitaries" I speculate that Immy wanted a coronation and send out feelers and was rebuffed b...
by Kashi
02 Aug 2018 12:31
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Terroristan - July 27, 2018
Replies: 795
Views: 44188

Re: Terroristan - July 27, 2018

And thereby the deep state convinced the PM to move into a house which was already bugged so they could listen in on the Kaptaan's conversations and adventures. Bani gala was probably bugged to brim anyway. TSPA already would have compiled heaps of dirt on Immy, to be brought out if the ghulam over...
by Kashi
31 Jul 2018 19:34
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Terroristan - July 27, 2018
Replies: 795
Views: 44188

Re: Terroristan - July 27, 2018

chetak wrote:Need to tweet this ASAP.


I do not have a twitter account but if you wish to, please go ahead and tweet our views.
by Kashi
31 Jul 2018 18:21
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Terroristan - July 27, 2018
Replies: 795
Views: 44188

Re: Terroristan - July 27, 2018

Look at positive aspect. Immy will be branded RAW agent immediately. Barbed mujahid swill do the rest. I think Modi ji has to attend this event. One visit to Raiwind was enough and was followed by Pathankot. A visit to Isloo, a year before GE and very likely to be followed by another terror/ fidaye...
by Kashi
31 Jul 2018 10:47
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Terroristan - July 27, 2018
Replies: 795
Views: 44188

Re: Terroristan - July 27, 2018

It was all a part of TSPA's plan to corner Ganja. Now that the mission has been accomplished, TSPA and pithhoos will stay clear of utterances that may rock the dimmy's boat.
by Kashi
31 Jul 2018 05:29
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Terroristan - July 27, 2018
Replies: 795
Views: 44188

Re: Terroristan - July 27, 2018

Didn't Immy call upon PM Modi during his last visit to India a couple of years ago? Also he begged for resumption of cricketing ties and PM only smiled in reply.

Quite a turnaround for a man who claimed to be nauseated by a handshake.
by Kashi
30 Jul 2018 10:35
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Terroristan - July 27, 2018
Replies: 795
Views: 44188

Re: Terroristan - July 27, 2018

^^ Indeed, so does the door leading to the inner sanctum.
by Kashi
30 Jul 2018 10:33
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: J&K News and Discussion - 2016
Replies: 2254
Views: 351369

Re: J&K News and Discussion - 2016

I wonder what's holding the GoI back from taking such a step.

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