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by VinodTK
19 Feb 2018 20:18
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Nov 27 2017
Replies: 755
Views: 90964

Re: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Nov 27 2017

From Reuters: India's Reliance, global tech firms to invest $9.3 billion in industrial area MUMBAI (Reuters) - India's Reliance Industries Ltd and global technology companies will invest 600 billion rupees ($9.34 billion) over 10 years to set up an integrated industrial area in the western state of...
by VinodTK
19 Feb 2018 19:24
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Understanding the US- Again
Replies: 90
Views: 8498

Re: Understanding the US- Again

The thing that sticks out to me is US with a deficit of $20 Trillion can spend all that money on upgrading / modernization, why do Indian planners always say there is no money for purchasing capitol assets for the armed forces? Do the people who allocate the budgets lack the importance of national d...
by VinodTK
18 Feb 2018 23:03
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Neutering & Defanging Chinese Threat (15-11-2017)
Replies: 658
Views: 78104

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

From The National Intrest: Are China's South China Sea Bases Pointless? China has built some islands in the South China Sea. Can it protect them? During World War II Japan found that control of islands offered some strategic advantages, but not enough to force the United States to reduce each islan...
by VinodTK
18 Feb 2018 22:51
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: International Military Discussion
Replies: 2850
Views: 250194

Re: International Military Discussion

Indonesia inks $1.1 bn deal with Russia to buy 11 jets Indonesia has inked a billion-dollar deal to buy 11 Sukhoi Su-35 jets from Russia, an official said Saturday. The contract, signed by both countries' representatives in Jakarta on Wednesday, is worth a total $1.14 billion, Indonesia defence min...
by VinodTK
18 Feb 2018 22:43
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Nov 27 2017
Replies: 755
Views: 90964

Re: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Nov 27 2017

^^^^^^^Wow! One error and we lynch all and sundry? Kill all the business sentiment as you go about it. There was an instrument that was misused. Instead of screaming and ranting, need to FIRST eliminate the loophole discovered. Boss - if India is to survive (and it will way beyond this hiccup), IND...
by VinodTK
18 Feb 2018 21:18
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Nov 27 2017
Replies: 755
Views: 90964

Re: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Nov 27 2017

NiMo deux? Another PNB-Like Scam? Rotomac Pens Owner 'Flees' After Taking Rs 800 Crore from Govt-run Banks People involved in such activities, that is borrowers, influance peddlers, and the bank officials who over see such shady transactions should be declared as economic terrorists and all such ca...
by VinodTK
18 Feb 2018 19:29
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Understanding the US- Again
Replies: 90
Views: 8498

Re: Understanding the US- Again

From Business Insider: Trump's defense budget is a wishlist for a massive military buildup — these are the planes, ships, and missiles he wants President Donald Trump's fiscal budget request for 2019 includes $686 billion for defense spending. While Trump has pushed for a larger military since he w...
by VinodTK
15 Feb 2018 03:18
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Kaveri & aero-engine discussion
Replies: 3843
Views: 601309

Re: Kaveri & aero-engine discussion

This event seems to have been done with an eye towards some of the F-414 manufacturing being shifted to India, as part of whatever offsets will be needed if the Tejas Mk2 comes about and uses the F-414. Tata-GE aircraft engine JV order book full for next 5 years HYDERABAD: A joint venture between T...
by VinodTK
10 Feb 2018 21:54
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: J&K News and Discussion - 2016
Replies: 1871
Views: 266304

Re: J&K News and Discussion - 2016

Ghar may guss kar maar rahahi our hum :cry:
God why is India's leadership this way?
by VinodTK
09 Feb 2018 01:22
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Artillery Discussion Thread
Replies: 3991
Views: 401458

Re: Artillery Discussion Thread

From Make In India To Making In India: Q And A With Baba Kalyani https://swarajyamag.com/magazine/from-make-in-india-to-making-in-india-q-and-a-with-baba-kalyani Babasaheb Neelkanth Kalyani, chairman and managing director of the Kalyani group, speaks with Swarajya on indigenous defence production, ...
by VinodTK
06 Feb 2018 23:52
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: India Border Watch: Security and Operations
Replies: 2984
Views: 331643

Re: India Border Watch: Security and Operations

From India TV News: ‘15 Pakistani soldiers killed in massive retaliation by Indian Army’ 15 Pakistani soldiers were killed in retaliatory firing by Indian forces along LoC in last two days, according to a senior Army official. According to reports, Pakistan has been taken aback by the massive retal...
by VinodTK
03 Feb 2018 01:04
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: LCA: News & Discussions: 15 August 2017
Replies: 3500
Views: 462272

Re: LCA: News & Discussions: 15 August 2017

JE Menon wrote:What is the US motivation for this symbolic act? Considering that it might have negative connotations for their own aircraft industry...


What negative connotations? In the past IAF officials flew US aircraft!
It is nuthing more then, let me take your new car for a spin (in my opinion)
by VinodTK
24 Jan 2018 00:06
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Two and Half Front War Scenario
Replies: 186
Views: 13870

Re: Two and Half Front War Scenario

^^^ If the above seniors play out and the 6 eastern states are lost along with parts of Punjab and and whole of Kashmir; on the human front 500,000 army and para militaty forces will be trapped in Kashmir and god only knows how many troops will be trapped in the 6 eastern states. Option One When wil...
by VinodTK
13 Jan 2018 23:18
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Pakistan Armed Forces: News & Discussion Thread
Replies: 172
Views: 32117

Re: Pakistan Armed Forces: News & Discussion Thread

From: The national Intrest: China Appears to Have Secretly Sold Pakistan a Large Combat Drone, Says Report China appears to have secretly sold Pakistan a large combat drone, according to new satellite images. This was first pointed out by the Center for the Study of the Drone at Bard College. Citin...
by VinodTK
08 Jan 2018 08:28
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian IT Industry
Replies: 956
Views: 84557

Re: Indian IT Industry

Indian IT gears up for $50 billion renewals BENGALURU: About 196 IT deals worth more than $100 million each, and adding up to $51 billion, are coming up for renewal in 2018. Of these, some 12 are multi-billion-dollar deals, the largest of which is Siemens' $7.2-billion contract with French IT giant...
by VinodTK
01 Jan 2018 20:07
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Oil & Natural Gas: News & Discussion
Replies: 1327
Views: 150987

Re: Oil & Natural Gas: News & Discussion

ONGC makes significant oil, gas discovery in Arabian Sea NEW DELHI: State-owned Oil and Natural Gas Corp (ONGC) has made a significant oil and gas discovery to the west of its prime Mumbai High fields in the Arabian Sea, oil minister Dharmendra Pradhan said on Monday. In a written reply to a questi...
by VinodTK
24 Dec 2017 21:06
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Navy News & Discussion - 15 Dec 2016
Replies: 4011
Views: 565511

Re: Indian Navy News & Discussion - 15 Dec 2016

Hyderabad picked for strategic location, defence units Hyderabad: The Eastern Naval Command is said to have decided to set up a VLF (very low frequency) station spread over 2,900 acres at Pudur in Ranga Reddy district. The correspondence between the Centre and the state government to secure forest ...
by VinodTK
24 Dec 2017 01:29
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: International Military Discussion
Replies: 2850
Views: 250194

Re: International Military Discussion

Pentagon Develops Autonomous Robotic Cruise Missiles That Talk Amongst Themselves "Swarms of autonomous cruise missiles ... that use collaborative networking" to wreak "havoc on enemy air defenses." That's how Aviation Week describes the U.S. Air Force's new "Gray Wolf"...
by VinodTK
11 Dec 2017 01:11
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: China Military Watch - Sept' 2016
Replies: 2015
Views: 299926

Re: China Military Watch - Sept' 2016

China Is Now Making Some of the Most Powerful Guns on the Planet Like the rest of China’s military revolution over the past quarter century, its small-arms revolution is a remarkable achievement. China Is Now Making Some of the Most Powerful Guns on the Planet China’s People’s Liberation Army has t...
by VinodTK
11 Dec 2017 00:36
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Terroristan - 29 September 2017
Replies: 2847
Views: 196389

Re: Terroristan - 29 September 2017

Pakistani-origin 'sex gangs' target white girls in UK: Report LONDON: Gangs of Pakistani-origin men lure white girls with alcohol and drugs before raping and sexually abusing them as they fail to integrate within British society due to their Asian heritage, an anti-extremism think-tank has said in ...
by VinodTK
11 Dec 2017 00:35
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Terroristan - 29 September 2017
Replies: 2847
Views: 196389

Re: Terroristan - 29 September 2017

Pakistani-origin 'sex gangs' target white girls in UK: Report LONDON: Gangs of Pakistani-origin men lure white girls with alcohol and drugs before raping and sexually abusing them as they fail to integrate within British society due to their Asian heritage, an anti-extremism think-tank has said in ...
by VinodTK
03 Dec 2017 03:00
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Nov 27 2017
Replies: 755
Views: 90964

Re: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Nov 27 2017

Hari Seldonji, Such things are only possible in China not India because they are the only ones who are special! https://www.google.co.uk/publicdata/explore?ds=d5bncppjof8f9_&met_y=ny_gdp_mktp_cd&hl=en&dl=en#!ctype=l&strail=false&bcs=d&nselm=h&met_y=ny_gdp_mktp_cd&sca...
by VinodTK
29 Nov 2017 04:34
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: China Military Watch - Sept' 2016
Replies: 2015
Views: 299926

Re: China Military Watch - Sept' 2016

Asia Times: China Fears an Indian ‘Stab in the Back’ if it Goes to War with Taiwan Things are cooling off on the Doklam plateau as the cold season begins on the unchartered borders shared by China, India and Bhutan. This region, part of an eastward extension of the Himalayan range, was the scene of ...
by VinodTK
29 Nov 2017 02:06
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Mass Rapid Transit in India
Replies: 1456
Views: 98752

Re: Mass Rapid Transit in India

PM inaugurates Hyderabad metro; services to be open for public from tomorrow Hyderabad: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday inaugurated the much-awaited Hyderabad metro train services. Modi took an inaugural ride of the service from the Miyapur Metro station till the Kukutpally station, a stret...
by VinodTK
20 Nov 2017 08:50
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Air Force News & Discussion - 15 Dec 2016
Replies: 1283
Views: 207483

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

srai wrote:ToT are the same regardless of their source.


Wonder why the Chinese were able to get the required knoladge out of the same process (building Russian aircraft) and start their own aircraft industry and India has not been able to do the same!!
by VinodTK
18 Nov 2017 22:40
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Miscellaneous Pictures - Indian Armed Forces
Replies: 2905
Views: 149585

Re: Miscellaneous Pictures - Indian Armed Forces

Source: BBC News https://ichef.bbci.co.uk/news/624/cpsprodpb/7C68/production/_98784813_image2-2.jpg The discovery of human remains near a small town in northern France last year sparked a search that quickly spread half-way across the globe. The two men, it turned out, were Indian soldiers who died ...
by VinodTK
18 Nov 2017 22:33
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Army History Thread
Replies: 872
Views: 124557

Re: Indian Army History Thread

Indian WW1 soldiers laid to rest after French mystery The discovery of human remains near a small town in northern France last year sparked a search that quickly spread half-way across the globe. The two men, it turned out, were Indian soldiers who died on French battlefields more than 100 ago duri...
by VinodTK
18 Nov 2017 22:12
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Air Force News & Discussion - 15 Dec 2016
Replies: 1283
Views: 207483

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

Nevertheless, in the ultimate analysis the Rafale is the equiv. of a "Rolls Royce " purchase without any cutting edge tech transfer which was the original intention of the MMRCA req. , to upgrade the Indian aircraft industry, when what we were looking for was a multi-role SUV like a Land ...
by VinodTK
17 Nov 2017 09:13
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Aug 26 2015
Replies: 4573
Views: 436437

Re: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Aug 26 2015

India's Credit Rating Upgraded by Moody's in Boost for Modi Moody’s Investors Service raised India’s sovereign bond rating for the first time since 2004, citing continued progress in economic and institutional reforms. The ratings firm upgraded India to Baa2 from Baa3 and said reforms being pushed ...
by VinodTK
14 Nov 2017 04:17
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Aug 26 2015
Replies: 4573
Views: 436437

Re: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Aug 26 2015

India to overtake Japan to become third largest economy by 2028 Mumbai: India is likely to achieve strong growth over the next decade and will overtake Japan in nominal Gross Domestic Product (GDP) by 2028, to emerge as the world's third largest economy, says a foreign brokerage report. The country...
by VinodTK
28 Oct 2017 21:44
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: PAK-FA and FGFA Thread - June 2014
Replies: 2230
Views: 169947

Re: PAK-FA and FGFA Thread - June 2014

Is India About to Give Up on Building Stealth Fighters with Russia? India’s Air Force is pushing the government to abandon a massive deal with Russia for a fifth-generation fighter aircraft, citing its inferiority to America’s F-35 Joint Strike Fighter. This week, Defense News reported that the Ind...
by VinodTK
28 Oct 2017 21:39
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Telecom Folder
Replies: 1012
Views: 116116

Re: Indian Telecom Folder

India passes US to become second largest smartphone market The US is now the third largest smartphone market in the world, according to a new report by global technology market analyst firm Canalys. The number of smartphone shipments to India grew 23 percent in the third quarter of this year, reach...
by VinodTK
28 Oct 2017 21:30
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Aug 26 2015
Replies: 4573
Views: 436437

Re: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Aug 26 2015

A digital financial economy and tax reform could boost India to a decade of 10% per year GDP growth A new report from Morgan Stanley Research finds that two major initiatives—digitizing its predominantly cash-based economy and reforming its archaic tax system—have the potential to amplify India’s e...
by VinodTK
22 Oct 2017 21:36
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: International Aerospace Discussion
Replies: 4918
Views: 461455

Re: International Aerospace Discussion

How the U.S. Navy's F/A-18 Will Go to War Against Russia's Su-57 or China's J-20 Some upgrades are coming. How the U.S. Navy's F/A-18 Will Go to War Against Russia's Su-57 or China's J-20 Boeing has awarded Lockheed Martin two new contracts to upgrade its IRST21 sensor system for use on the U.S. Na...
by VinodTK
16 Oct 2017 06:46
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Small Arms Thread
Replies: 3820
Views: 575961

Re: Small Arms Thread

From assault to sniper rifles, machine guns to carbines, soldiers yet to get basic infantry weapons NEW DELHI: Indian Army's foot soldiers are still nowhere close to getting basic modern infantry weapons, ranging from assault rifles and sniper guns to light machine guns and close-quarter battle car...
by VinodTK
07 Oct 2017 00:11
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Internal Security Watch
Replies: 3636
Views: 210314

Re: Internal Security Watch

^^^^Very good
by VinodTK
04 Oct 2017 20:38
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Aug 26 2015
Replies: 4573
Views: 436437

Re: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Aug 26 2015

PM Modi assures economy on right track: Top quotes * "Registration of 2.10 lakh companies out of 3 lakh suspicious firms identified post note ban has been cancelled." * "This is the time of a big transformation, the importance of honest and transparent governance is being realized.&q...
by VinodTK
04 Oct 2017 20:33
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Aug 26 2015
Replies: 4573
Views: 436437

Re: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Aug 26 2015

PM Modi slams critics, says GDP dipped to 5.7% or below 8 times under UPA NEW DELHI: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday made a strong defence of the economy+ and used growth numbers to prove that the country has taken great strides in the last three years of the NDA government. Hitting out a...
by VinodTK
03 Oct 2017 02:40
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Air Force News & Discussion - 15 Dec 2016
Replies: 1283
Views: 207483

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

IAF enhances night flying by combat jets to boost strike power NEW DELHI: Considering the evolving threat perception, the Indian Air Force + has decided to raise night flying by its combat jets from the current around 30 per cent in all its frontline bases to have a major tactical advantage over it...

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