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by rajkumar
08 Mar 2021 15:33
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Social Media Watch Thread
Replies: 462
Views: 45149

Re: Social Media Watch Thread

Y I Patel wrote:I just made my first two posts on koo - appropriately enough, rarely seen photographs of Sia La. Check out @yogipatel on koo

https://www.kooapp.com/koo/YIPatel-3T905/FNRM5


Just followed you on Koo.
by rajkumar
07 Mar 2021 15:48
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Small Armaments & Infantry Equipment - News & Discussion
Replies: 1036
Views: 234171

Re: Small Armaments & Infantry Equipment - News & Discussion

A shoe manufacturing company based in Jaipur makes shoes for Indian Army. But instead of selling it directly it used to export it to Israel. From where Indian Army purchase at about 10 times higher cost... This practice was going on for decades. (1/5) https://twitter.com/MJ_007Club/status/1367913875...
by rajkumar
01 Mar 2021 15:39
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Roads Thread
Replies: 3118
Views: 398020

Re: Indian Roads Thread

Months after starting construction, contractor for Zojila in Jammu and Kashmir seeks alternate alignment for tunnel. Barely months after starting the construction of Zojila tunnel in Jammu and Kashmir, the contractor has sought alternate alignment for the tunnel. It has cited difficulties in the co...
by rajkumar
23 Feb 2021 14:57
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Military Vehicles: News & Discussion
Replies: 99
Views: 34215

Re: Military Vehicles: News & Discussion

Kakarat wrote:https://twitter.com/livefist/status/1364110123648512003
The Indian Army contract is believed to be for 200 Kalyani M4 vehicles under emergency procurement protocols


Is the Kalyani M4 indigenously developed by Kalyani or is it more screwdriver giri?
by rajkumar
22 Feb 2021 15:13
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Nov 27 2017
Replies: 6117
Views: 1371380

Re: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Nov 27 2017

In these Haryana villages, PM Modi’s Nal Se Jal has ended a painful daily chore for women...

https://theprint.in/india/in-these-hary ... en/589055/
by rajkumar
18 Feb 2021 14:49
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: India's Border Security with China and Pakistan-2020 - Part 2
Replies: 3536
Views: 725689

Re: India's Border Security with China and Pakistan-2020 - Part 2

Sonugn wrote:Unbelievable meltdown & name calling from a certain Indian CCP shrill on twitter who boasted about PLA algorithmic warfare & warp drives.

PLA moving back has impacted him at the personal level.


Please post link for us to enjoy...
by rajkumar
15 Feb 2021 15:18
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Civil Aviation Development & Discussion
Replies: 5798
Views: 674389

Re: Civil Aviation Development & Discussion

I hope GoI uses the opportunity provided by Covid to reduce the market access by the Middle East carriers to the Indian civilian market. For too long these airlines have taken advantage of India.
by rajkumar
14 Feb 2021 01:09
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Social Media Watch Thread
Replies: 462
Views: 45149

Re: Social Media Watch Thread

Koo has become really good within the past few days. Less than a week ago, the OTP from the app on phone was flaky. The website was unusable. The search didn't work. A couple of days ago, the website was still unusable. The app was ok at times, but often slow due to servers probably being overwhelm...
by rajkumar
09 Feb 2021 22:59
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Multi-Role Helicopter: News & Discussion: 06 Feb 2021
Replies: 29
Views: 5401

Re: Indian Multi-Role Helicopter: News & Discussion: 06 Feb 2021

JTull wrote:Original full video here.

This is a super presentation. I would recommend all jingo's to watch it.
by rajkumar
05 Feb 2021 17:04
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: HJT-36 Sitara Intermediate Jet Trainer: News & Discussion - 24 April 2019
Replies: 117
Views: 39113

Re: HJT-36 Sitara Intermediate Jet Trainer: News & Discussion - 24 April 2019

From many sources the project was internally sabotaged at behest of Chandigarh arms dealer import lobby. The colourful pilot's antics not withstanding (just a cog in the wheel)... Thorough deep cleaning will take time ... Glad to see it fly. But the Chandigarh devils got their pound of flesh with B...
by rajkumar
03 Feb 2021 19:31
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Tejas Mk.1 & Mk.1A: News & Discussions: 04 January 2021
Replies: 559
Views: 134921

Re: Tejas Mk.1 & Mk.1A: News & Discussions: 04 January 2021

Would anybody know if the composites and the metal surface are co-cured together or the metal surface is riveted afterwards? They should figure out a way to combine the composite and metallic surface, so as to reduce the amount of rivets, specially on wings. If you look at the Tarmak 007 video's yo...
by rajkumar
23 Jan 2021 04:25
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Military Helicopters
Replies: 5271
Views: 1136878

Re: Indian Military Helicopters

via Twitter IOC version of Light Utility Helicopter has been handed over to @IAF_MCC and production of #LUH to commence from Aug'22 in a new facility near #Bengaluru which would replace ageing Cheetah-Chetak: HAL CMD R.Madhavan to @ABPNews https://twitter.com/neeraj_rajput/status/1352650795771019266...
by rajkumar
23 Jan 2021 00:50
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Wuhan Coronavirus Resource Thread
Replies: 8945
Views: 1048611

Re: Wuhan Coronavirus Resource Thread

South Africa and Brazil have both paid US $ 5.25 per dose to the serium institute of India. The same vaccine(astrazeneca) which was produced in Europe was charged US $ 2.16 per dose to EU countries This adar poonawaala guy is making a killing. Now we understand why GoI approved covaxin on the side....
by rajkumar
22 Jan 2021 15:44
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Railways Thread (Dec 2015)
Replies: 3972
Views: 773850

Re: Indian Railways Thread (Dec 2015)

Train 18 Contact Awarded To Hyderabad based Medha Servo Drives

by rajkumar
07 Jan 2021 14:48
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Understanding the US - Again
Replies: 5719
Views: 807948

Re: Understanding the US - Again

https://twitter.com/varungandhi80/statu ... 34053?s=20

Tringa flag storming the Capitol Building in Washington DC
by rajkumar
27 Oct 2020 21:06
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Historical Battles in Ancient & Medieval Bharat
Replies: 2455
Views: 375237

Re: Historical Battles in Ancient & Medieval Bharat

Battle of Palkhed, 1728 AD Mughal - Maratha Wars https://youtu.be/5ooOWQdYE_A via @YouTube
by rajkumar
08 Oct 2020 16:18
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Air Force News & Discussion - 15 Dec 2016
Replies: 5338
Views: 1360562

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

Quick question...when did IAF change the angle of the hand when doing a salute?
by rajkumar
06 Oct 2020 15:10
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: 2020 Strategic and Political Analysis-1
Replies: 10196
Views: 1391197

Re: 2020 Strategic and Political Analysis-1

Pratyush wrote:PPS Question to mods. Is it okay to share a facebook live link in which my father explained the issues related to the amendments to the farm laws??


Yes Please
by rajkumar
05 Oct 2020 13:53
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Historical Battles in Ancient & Medieval Bharat
Replies: 2455
Views: 375237

Re: Historical Battles in Ancient & Medieval Bharat

Battle of Diu 1538 - Ottoman-Portuguese War for India DOCUMENTARY https://youtu.be/_P6PIndpEAc via @YouTube
by rajkumar
02 Oct 2020 14:22
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Railways Thread (Dec 2015)
Replies: 3972
Views: 773850

Re: Indian Railways Thread (Dec 2015)

why do they need elevated tracks in this section? It will just increase the cost. This is because of the cost of land acquisition in India is so high and takes so long. The NCR RRTS is being built in the median of existing highways and uses elevated tracks for most of the way apart from sections in...
by rajkumar
28 Sep 2020 14:46
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Railways Thread (Dec 2015)
Replies: 3972
Views: 773850

Re: Indian Railways Thread (Dec 2015)

Finally a modern train is going to be manufactured fully in India. Now even if Bombardier leaves, the ecosystem can be used to build our trainset. Capital city of the states can induct some of these trains on the existing trainlines. Nam, these trainsets can't be used on the IR network. The RRTS sy...
by rajkumar
25 Sep 2020 00:36
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Railways Thread (Dec 2015)
Replies: 3972
Views: 773850

Re: Indian Railways Thread (Dec 2015)

Privatization? Corporatization? Railway factories next? || "Straight Dr Sudhanshu Mani [youtube] https://youtu.be/OLNdIUAtD2M[/youtube]
by rajkumar
19 Sep 2020 04:10
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Nov 27 2017
Replies: 6117
Views: 1371380

Re: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Nov 27 2017

One good thing I observed offlate - in case you are paying income taxes, thanks to PAN and AADHAR linkage, govt subsidies are being withheld. Is this sufficient - not really, what we need is a comprehensive country wide resurvey of lands, people holdings and linkage to Aadhar - kills many birds wit...
by rajkumar
24 Apr 2020 18:15
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Wuhan Coronavirus Resource Thread
Replies: 8945
Views: 1048611

Re: Wuhan Coronavirus Resource Thread

Today Dr Trump talked about injecting people with disinfectant or treating them with some powerful light internally to kill the virus. His reasoning is that if these work outside the body they should work within the body too. I only hope some of his followers do not try that (then again may be they...
by rajkumar
21 Mar 2020 14:30
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Army News & Discussions - 11 June 2014
Replies: 4437
Views: 879983

Re: Indian Army News & Discussions - 11 June 2014

manjgu wrote:24 secobds onlee


However they are never fired in continuous mode. At best 10/20 rounds at a time
by rajkumar
10 Mar 2020 01:02
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Wuhan Coronavirus Resource Thread
Replies: 8945
Views: 1048611

Re: Wuhan Coronavirus Resource Thread

Saip, the real joker in the pack is the Trump administration..we really can't say with any certainty what the administrations actions are going to be
by rajkumar
28 Feb 2020 16:46
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Military Helicopters
Replies: 5271
Views: 1136878

Re: Indian Military Helicopters

Seen quiet a few defense ministers inaugurating stuff but for some reason i find Rajnath Singhs photos quite pleasing Don't know if it because of desi platforms but he always has this proud, enigmatic look on his face Look at the above photo, he has one hand on the LCH with a half smile, almost lik...
by rajkumar
02 Jan 2020 22:30
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Agriculture and Agro-based Industry
Replies: 694
Views: 145506

Re: Indian Agriculture and Agro-based Industry

[youtube]https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCuVuHrghkZeJHQTjesosDJA[/youtube]

This is the YouTube Channel of an Indian Farmer...amazing amount of information & knowledge share..
by rajkumar
30 Dec 2019 16:38
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Railways Thread (Dec 2015)
Replies: 3972
Views: 773850

Re: Indian Railways Thread (Dec 2015)

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YvDLYZ1 ... tion=share

TED Ex Presentation By Sudhanshu Mani on Train 18
by rajkumar
26 Nov 2019 22:56
Forum: Military Issues Archive
Topic: Tejas Mk.1 & Mk.1A: News & Discussions: 23 February 2019
Replies: 3885
Views: 1219701

Re: Tejas Mk.1 & Mk.1A: News & Discussions: 23 February 2019

Prasad wrote:The ammo is inert ammo not live rounds btw.


What is a 'inert round' for IAF? Is it a round which lacks the 'primer' at the bottom/back of the shell casing?
by rajkumar
15 Aug 2019 02:21
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Air Force News & Discussion - 15 Dec 2016
Replies: 5338
Views: 1360562

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

Interview with Squadron Leader Minty Aggarwal....loved the bit when she was laughing at the Paki's over SU-30's and more...

by rajkumar
08 Aug 2019 16:22
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Articles 370 and 35A Repealed, J&K and Ladakh to be Separate Union Territories
Replies: 632
Views: 87368

Re: Articles 370 and 35A Repealed, J&K and Ladakh to be Separate Union Territories

Thousands of migrant workers flee Kashmir following hate crimes and threats by local Muslims: Report https://www.opindia.com/2019/08/thousands-of-migrant-workers-flee-kashmir-following-hate-crimes-and-threats-by-local-muslims-report/ Migrant workers from Bihar, many of whom are Muslims themselves, ...
by rajkumar
11 Jul 2019 22:13
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: 2019 Strategic and Political Analysis-1
Replies: 6664
Views: 834780

Re: 2019 Strategic and Political Analysis-1

ramana wrote:BTW he go ED transferred to him from FM.


When did this happen?
by rajkumar
25 Jun 2019 23:55
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Nov 27 2017
Replies: 6117
Views: 1371380

Re: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Nov 27 2017

kit wrote:I feel Modi 1.0 was a closet socialist despite professing to be capitalist oriented


Is their any doubt? Anyway terms like Socialist & Capitalist are not applicable to India they are intended for a European view point
by rajkumar
02 May 2019 23:31
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Structural Reforms Milestones post 2019 Elections
Replies: 73
Views: 11156

Re: Structural Reforms Milestones post 2019 Elections

Reorganize the Ministries in the Union Cabinet. For a start just have 1 Transportation Minister and bring Railways & Aviation under it. This will allow a single Cabinet Minister to be the nodal agency for all Transportation in India
by rajkumar
26 Apr 2019 14:53
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: 2019 General Elections News and Discussion
Replies: 6200
Views: 720690

Re: 2019 General Elections News and Discussion

I think this thread needs to sober up, it’s drunk too much with cool aid and missing many signs. Reading only news and opinions that fit this world view is not good.PP or other twitter handles are only parroting their world view and seeing what they want to see with their biases. BJP is not going t...
by rajkumar
15 Apr 2019 16:01
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Civil Aviation Development & Discussion
Replies: 5798
Views: 674389

Re: Civil Aviation Development & Discussion

with 48 month construction time , turkiye has built a gigantic new airport in istanbul ... 2 runways (capacity of 6) ... 90 mil pax for now, 200 mil expansion limit. 150 aerobridges. turkish airlines is already a giant with lot of routes. Turkish Airlines is about to give Emirates & Eithad a ru...

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