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by gakakkad
16 Jul 2018 17:28
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Terroristan - April 24, 2018
Replies: 2845
Views: 193751

Re: Terroristan - April 24, 2018

While The Country of Pakistan Is Faced With The Crisis Of Law, The Supreme Court Of Pakistan Is Blissfully Ignoring This Real Issue And Sidetracking Itself With Matters Like Financing To Build A Dam ! Supreme Court And The Dam ! https://pbs.twimg.com/media/DiF-maqXUAU5MSe.jpg pak supreme court uses...
by gakakkad
10 Jun 2017 02:16
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: GSLV-Mk III launch program/post-launch analysis
Replies: 424
Views: 52449

Re: GSLV-Mk III launch program/post-launch analysis

are there more details of the nuclear propulsion available ?...is the screenshot from any ISRO brochure?
by gakakkad
07 Jun 2017 17:09
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: GSLV-Mk III launch program/post-launch analysis
Replies: 424
Views: 52449

Re: GSLV-Mk III launch program/post-launch analysis

Noob pooch.. how does norad track satellites ? Is is some kind of high range radars ? It's easy for the owner of the satellite to track it.. but how would 3rd party do it ?
by gakakkad
06 Jun 2017 01:45
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Sunni Terrorist Fragments of Unstable Pakistan - March 17, 2017
Replies: 2850
Views: 293374

Re: Sunni Terrorist Fragments of Unstable Pakistan - March 17, 2017

Japanese envoy calls on COAS Gen Bajwa, desires to enhance cooperation with Pakistan in all fields :roll: Why is the Japanese Envoy calling on the Chief Honcho Of the Paki Fauj ? Does he ( the envoy ) not having better things to "pass time" :twisted: Is the Japanese envoy aware of such a ...
by gakakkad
06 Jun 2017 01:27
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Levant crisis - III
Replies: 11538
Views: 694056

Re: Levant crisis - III

W.r.t Qatar drama , I don't think it is who is more green contest...I seriously doubt the actual reason for the the fall out has anything to do with ISIS or terrorism ..Either some Qatari pissed of some yank or something like that...
by gakakkad
05 Jun 2017 18:09
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: GSLV-Mk III launch program/post-launch analysis
Replies: 424
Views: 52449

Re: GSLV-Mk III launch program/post-launch analysis

Gagan wrote:Much better broadcast by DD!

The sat seperation video comes through in bits, indicating slow data transfer rate for the video.

Love what ISRO does! Congratulations !!!


Any link to the separation video ? I was watching on the isro website and I did not see any onboard camera video..
by gakakkad
05 Jun 2017 17:39
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: GSLV-Mk III launch program/post-launch analysis
Replies: 424
Views: 52449

Re: GSLV-Mk III launch program/post-launch analysis

Cryo parfaarmance naarmal...
by gakakkad
05 Jun 2017 17:16
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: GSLV-Mk III launch program/post-launch analysis
Replies: 424
Views: 52449

Re: GSLV-Mk III launch program/post-launch analysis

Singha wrote:
Karthik S wrote:Am more nervous today than previous launches.


dilbu is MIA as usual. probably shivering in his basement in soiled lungi.


3 stage won't ignite onleeeeee .. :(( :((
by gakakkad
03 Jun 2017 03:40
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Space Program: News & Discussion - Sept 2016
Replies: 2989
Views: 540056

Re: Indian Space Programme Discussion - Sept 2016

India will have a massive domestic market ... And Africa is growing..so there will be demand.
by gakakkad
03 Jun 2017 01:27
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Space Program: News & Discussion - Sept 2016
Replies: 2989
Views: 540056

Re: Indian Space Programme Discussion - Sept 2016

i think we should consider spending more on isro... The budget seems to be capped to 1 billion for quite a few years...its time to at least double it... A space station+ manned space flight mission would have many many off sets...+ the publicity it would bring would help Antrix getting even more com...
by gakakkad
03 Jun 2017 00:18
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Space Program: News & Discussion - Sept 2016
Replies: 2989
Views: 540056

Re: Indian Space Programme Discussion - Sept 2016

Cost/kg would not necessarily be the best comparison due to differences in the economy... Things are always going to be cheaper in India than elsewhere..
by gakakkad
02 Jun 2017 22:12
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Space Program: News & Discussion - Sept 2016
Replies: 2989
Views: 540056

Re: Indian Space Programme Discussion - Sept 2016

Best of best doing 2% of mass to gto shows how pathetic the current method is. Would anyone accept a power plant or car that bad.. I wonder if the paul allen stratolifter or rockets that use atmospheric o2 as the climb will do better? Perhaps a massive emals that hurls the 2nd stage and payload som...
by gakakkad
02 Jun 2017 21:03
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Space Program: News & Discussion - Sept 2016
Replies: 2989
Views: 540056

Re: Indian Space Programme Discussion - Sept 2016

Gagan wrote:ISRO was a big customer for Arianespace. ISRO had 1-2 launches every year, for the last 10-15 years.
That will be a fairly big loss for Ariane space.


That in itself would be quite a loss .+ Isro taking away atleast some of the customers of Arianne space.
by gakakkad
02 Jun 2017 03:58
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Sunni Terrorist Fragments of Unstable Pakistan - March 17, 2017
Replies: 2850
Views: 293374

Re: Sunni Terrorist Fragments of Unstable Pakistan - March 17, 2017

Denial of J-1 visas to Pakistani physicians Although Pakistan is not among the six countries mentioned in President Donald Trump’s travel ban, it appears that obtaining a work visa for has become difficult for Pakistani physicians in recent weeks. :(( According to APPANA, there are almost 3,000 act...
by gakakkad
30 May 2017 20:16
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Internal Security Watch
Replies: 3951
Views: 301709

Re: Internal Security Watch

Karthik S wrote:Looks like Zakir Naik has applied for Malaysian citizenship. Will extraditing him from there be easier than extraditing from SA?


Has he not been banned from Malaysia ? Why does he need an extra citizenship ?
by gakakkad
29 May 2017 01:15
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Aug 26 2015
Replies: 4573
Views: 486216

Re: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Aug 26 2015

India should never have exceeded a population of about 150-160m. That would put the population density at about 50 persons / km2. Anything over 150p/km2 is overcrowded. India is at over 400 persons/km2. To put this in perspective, the US is at about 30p/km2 and the UK is at 270p/km2. Even china is ...
by gakakkad
28 May 2017 19:47
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Sunni Terrorist Fragments of Unstable Pakistan - March 17, 2017
Replies: 2850
Views: 293374

Re: Sunni Terrorist Fragments of Unstable Pakistan - March 17, 2017

Karachi suffers massive power outages on first day of Ramazan - DAWN So much so for the the "empty promise" of both Sharif brothers ( PM Ganja and CM Shahbaaz) that "load shedding in the holy month of Ramzan will not be tolerated" ! PS: Maybe, the assurance was meant for their P...
by gakakkad
28 May 2017 18:50
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Sunni Terrorist Fragments of Unstable Pakistan - March 17, 2017
Replies: 2850
Views: 293374

Re: Sunni Terrorist Fragments of Unstable Pakistan - March 17, 2017

Being able to generate power is one side of the story. Being able to evacuate that power through creaky state discom infra is quite another. We are already power surplus but states still have power cuts. Defies logic ? Not really. State discoms infra modernisation has not happened in lock step with...
by gakakkad
28 May 2017 17:36
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Sunni Terrorist Fragments of Unstable Pakistan - March 17, 2017
Replies: 2850
Views: 293374

Re: Sunni Terrorist Fragments of Unstable Pakistan - March 17, 2017

"Here’s the hard reality about the energy sector: The Economic Survey states that the installed capacity has gone up from 22.9 million MW last year to 25.1 million MW in 2017. But power generation has gone down from 101,970GW/h (July-March) last year to 85,206 GW/h (July-March). In essence, the...
by gakakkad
27 May 2017 04:58
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Aug 26 2015
Replies: 4573
Views: 486216

Re: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Aug 26 2015

If you really think about it, software engineers have always been in the business of automating their own jobs. The world doesn't need 'infinite' software after all, and at this point most of the good code has already been written. OS, database, search, library mgmt, etc. are all pretty much as goo...
by gakakkad
25 May 2017 08:46
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Sunni Terrorist Fragments of Unstable Pakistan - March 17, 2017
Replies: 2850
Views: 293374

Re: Sunni Terrorist Fragments of Unstable Pakistan - March 17, 2017

EMPTY VESSEL, MUCH NOISE- For all the chest-thumping, India cannot win a war against Pakistan https://qz.com/990579/for-all-the-chest-thumping-india-cannot-win-a-war-against-pakistan/ Good read - I think this Raghu Raman is the same as the famed TED Talk Capt. Raghu Raman. krithivas Ji : 1. Quartz ...
by gakakkad
18 May 2017 09:34
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Sunni Terrorist Fragments of Unstable Pakistan - March 17, 2017
Replies: 2850
Views: 293374

Re: Sunni Terrorist Fragments of Unstable Pakistan - March 17, 2017

who is that joker pakee lawyer? why is he wearing that hideous wig ?
by gakakkad
17 May 2017 02:43
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Sunni Terrorist Fragments of Unstable Pakistan - March 17, 2017
Replies: 2850
Views: 293374

Re: Sunni Terrorist Fragments of Unstable Pakistan - March 17, 2017

stfu-p is getting weirder than BENIS

http://postcard.news/physics-question-p ... medium=cpm

Class 12 physics paper leaked...Blame India ofcourse...
by gakakkad
13 May 2017 18:30
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Space Program: News & Discussion - Sept 2016
Replies: 2989
Views: 540056

Re: Indian Space Programme Discussion - Sept 2016

What's the payload in mk3 .. the above article says that India is going get some gsats launched from Arianne in June ... I could not find the payload that ll be onboard mk3...
by gakakkad
12 May 2017 07:36
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Aug 26 2015
Replies: 4573
Views: 486216

Re: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Aug 26 2015

https://pbs.twimg.com/media/C_kyQlfV0AAS5bY.jpg This chart is perhaps the most direct indictment of the Nehru-Gandhi family and the best possible proof of why fabian socialism fails... India barely grew as fast as US in the last 60 years...If we don't take the post-91 figures into account , India w...
by gakakkad
11 May 2017 01:33
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Aug 26 2015
Replies: 4573
Views: 486216

Re: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Aug 26 2015

The results are interesting....There is no correlation between GDP growth rate and power growth rate... I ran multiple regression between gdp growth rate and TIC growth rate and did not find any significant relation between GDP growth and Total installed capacity growth rate as can be seen in the gr...
by gakakkad
10 May 2017 21:55
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Aug 26 2015
Replies: 4573
Views: 486216

Re: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Aug 26 2015

Do you have data correlating GDP growth against annual electricity consumption for the past decade or so ? It's a useful exercise for anyone who has the time of inclination to dig up and chart the data, if it's not available online. Also applies to other core sector items like coal and steel. I'm a...
by gakakkad
09 May 2017 18:16
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Aug 26 2015
Replies: 4573
Views: 486216

Re: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Aug 26 2015

Indeed the math does not add up... Salaried class reporting more income than businesses ... but it is businesses who employ the salaried class... how is that even possible ? it's like moon being brighter than the sun...
by gakakkad
09 May 2017 02:02
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Aug 26 2015
Replies: 4573
Views: 486216

Re: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Aug 26 2015

I really hope India is able to avoid this nonsense from the west; https://www.rt.com/shows/renegade-inc/387555-gentrification-alternative-socially-cleansed/ There was only 1 really successful model in the west; germany founded on the "mighty Mark" savings (and interest on said savings), i...
by gakakkad
07 May 2017 19:49
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Aug 26 2015
Replies: 4573
Views: 486216

Re: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Aug 26 2015

@ Suraj , you were one of the proponents of ICOR. You think the downward trend in Gross fixed capital formation and savings as a % of GDP would continue ? would we say that there has been some delinking of ICOR to growth rate in the last few years?
by gakakkad
07 May 2017 19:34
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Aug 26 2015
Replies: 4573
Views: 486216

Re: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Aug 26 2015

apart from "poor sentiment" and other subjective parameters , is there any objective data to indicate that there is a problem and it ll take 2 years to recover? How was 2 years derived ?
by gakakkad
07 May 2017 10:39
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Aug 26 2015
Replies: 4573
Views: 486216

Re: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Aug 26 2015

How is the car sales growing in double digits ? There might be some artefacts in the micro figure.. the iip is outdated mode as has been discussed here... How the growth "feels" is very subjective ..
by gakakkad
01 May 2017 17:53
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: J&K News and Discussion - 2016
Replies: 2287
Views: 363051

Re: J&K News and Discussion - 2016

Neshant wrote:
Ashokk wrote:Skunk spray may be an option to control the stone throwers.


That's exactly what I was thinking of.

The scent takes days to wear off.....

Sales of deodorant will sky rocket.



They wouldn't really mind...they probably smell like skunks anyway...
by gakakkad
30 Apr 2017 06:58
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Aug 26 2015
Replies: 4573
Views: 486216

Re: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Aug 26 2015

why does the correlation matter ? even at the peak the correlation was 0.4 which is a very weak +ve correlation...I think it's quite imaginative to link it to trump causing wedge etc.. For economic stuff, 0.4 is a significant correlation. The significance is that if there is correlation, it makes a...
by gakakkad
28 Apr 2017 20:03
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Aug 26 2015
Replies: 4573
Views: 486216

Re: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Aug 26 2015

Only the fact is interesting, the explanations given are ad hoc: https://www.bloomberg.com/gadfly/articles/2017-04-28/trump-s-driving-a-wedge-between-indian-and-chinese-stocks The correlation between the CSI 300 and the Nifty 50 indexes survived Xi Jinping's ascent to power in 2012 and Narendra Mod...
by gakakkad
25 Apr 2017 03:00
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Aug 26 2015
Replies: 4573
Views: 486216

Re: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Aug 26 2015

>>for example for a $4T economy - a 2.5% spending on defense will be $10 B. But that may be 25% spending for another country! minor nitpick... 2.5% of 4T is 100 b not 10 B...once we hit 4T (around 2020-2021) our defense budget will be equal to 30-50% of pakistans GDP. (Depending upon the extent they...
by gakakkad
09 Mar 2017 00:52
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: India-US relations: News and Discussions III
Replies: 3964
Views: 402328

Re: India-US relations: News and Discussions III

All those school shootings are done by either psychopathic kids (Columbine) or wierd outcast like kids (almost all of the rest). What would push those normal but "wierd"(aka "socially unacceptable or untouchable") kids to go apesheet? Pretty easy to guess, no easy solutions thou...
by gakakkad
08 Mar 2017 22:41
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: India-US relations: News and Discussions III
Replies: 3964
Views: 402328

Re: India-US relations: News and Discussions III

* NPR reporting that there have been 120 incidents reported against Jewish institutions. School closed in Chicago, two places in Milwaukee, bomb threats in upper New York, etc * Visited my Mexican store. Everything is now Made in the USA or Product of the USA. I have a feeling a lot of those report...
by gakakkad
04 Mar 2017 20:02
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: China Military Watch - Sept' 2016
Replies: 2758
Views: 453881

Re: China Military Watch - Sept' 2016

http://www.tribuneindia.com/news/comment/strategic-setback-it-s-israel-china-buy-buy/182818.html The high optics of Modi's meeting with Israeli leadership, ardently backed by the defence community's right-wing corner, have failed to halt Tel Aviv's move towards strategic ties with China. OT ,but is...
by gakakkad
28 Feb 2017 19:51
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Aug 26 2015
Replies: 4573
Views: 486216

Re: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Aug 26 2015

http://www.outlookindia.com/website/story/how-indias-recent-migrant-policies-helped-bangladesh-and-pakistan-eat-into-our-g/298076 "How India’s Recent Migrant Policies Helped Bangladesh And Pakistan Eat Into Our GDP A Chunk of Migrant Workers’ Jobs in the Gulf Diverted to Pakistan and Banglades...

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