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by vinod
10 Sep 2019 02:39
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Chandrayan-2 Mission
Replies: 1981
Views: 213754

Re: Chandrayan-2 Mission

How will the space craft do pattern matching if the craft's orientation changed and camera is not pointing downwards to the ground?
by vinod
09 Sep 2019 14:58
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: India Border Watch: Security and Operations
Replies: 3390
Views: 541769

Re: India Border Watch: Security and Operations

Baba is reporting more action across LOC by IA.
by vinod
02 Sep 2019 22:31
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Terroristan - May 1, 2019
Replies: 1903
Views: 323650

Re: Terroristan - May 1, 2019

Somewhat on the lines of Abhijeet Iyer Mitra's expose on media, but also discusses other things. Due to sheer “White” arrogance, most of these “grand reporters” do not need to study the issue before writing on it, as “they know” about it. .... Who is responsible for this constant misinformation or ...
by vinod
16 Aug 2019 20:36
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Modi announces Chief of Defence Staff
Replies: 41
Views: 7717

Re: Modi announces Chief of Defence Staff

I see this as something CDS has to address. One of the first things for CDS is to drive the modernization of the military faster with sustainable and higher local content.
by vinod
16 Aug 2019 19:54
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: J&K Union Territory-2019
Replies: 1983
Views: 244289

Re: J&K Union Territory-2019

https://twitter.com/bababanaras/status/ ... 9852139525

#UNSC rejected Pakistan demand to intervene in Kashmir issue.The UN refused to pass any resolution against India.
by vinod
16 Aug 2019 16:16
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Deterrence
Replies: 4717
Views: 354343

Re: Deterrence

Not sure talking up the nuclear bit is wise when Pak is going around frantically shouting about nuclear war. This just adds a bit of legitimacy to their claims.. We will have to wait and see what direction they take after this statement - whether they gnarl and show teeth, or tuck their tails in and...
by vinod
15 Aug 2019 19:39
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: J&K Union Territory-2019
Replies: 1983
Views: 244289

Re: J&K Union Territory-2019

How the events of 2016 paved way for eventual abrogation of Article 370
https://www.orfonline.org/research/how- ... 370-54295/
by vinod
14 Aug 2019 02:03
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Climate Change: Propaganda Vs Reality
Replies: 767
Views: 66416

Re: Climate Change: Propaganda Vs Reality

University chief bans all beef from campus in fight against 'climate change emergency'
https://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/2019/0 ... te-change/
by vinod
13 Aug 2019 22:05
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: J&K Union Territory-2019
Replies: 1983
Views: 244289

Re: J&K Union Territory-2019

I would say make it next 5 years. It will take time for the new system to take root and people adjust to new reality.

At the end of 5 years, no Pakistan should exist to make any claim.

Jihadis will always be there, IA just need to ensure they reach their ultimate destination.
by vinod
13 Aug 2019 21:44
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: J&K Union Territory-2019
Replies: 1983
Views: 244289

Re: J&K Union Territory-2019

The whole infrastructure built with various proxies, all brought to nothing with a single stroke.

Now only, few jihadis left to do something and political umbrella, influence.. all gone! poof!!
by vinod
19 Jul 2019 16:23
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: India-US relations: News and Discussions IV
Replies: 2691
Views: 402728

Re: India-US relations: News and Discussions IV

The four fathers of Terroristan will never give up on it.

India can only increase the cost to them in maintaining that failed state.
by vinod
10 Jul 2019 20:57
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Sports and Entertainment Industry
Replies: 5338
Views: 474912

Re: Indian Sports and Entertainment Industry

Loss of Shikar Dhawan really showed today. He would have blunted some of the attacks today morning.
by vinod
10 Jul 2019 19:50
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Sports and Entertainment Industry
Replies: 5338
Views: 474912

Re: Indian Sports and Entertainment Industry

Sicanta wrote:At least dhoni will retire now. Can't help other batsmen to keep up with run rate, and in the end can't do it alone too when others have fallen compensating for his caution


4 years ago, Dhoni would have made those 2 inches of ground easily!
by vinod
10 Jul 2019 18:37
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Sports and Entertainment Industry
Replies: 5338
Views: 474912

Re: Indian Sports and Entertainment Industry

RajeevK wrote:A lot of people were clamoring for Pant. He was given an opportunity to be a hero but the way he go out was a disappointment.

Young! Gets blood rush! For me, he has been impressive, but suddenly selects a poor shot to play. So, with right coaching, he can be groomed for the future.
by vinod
04 Jul 2019 18:06
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Sports and Entertainment Industry
Replies: 5338
Views: 474912

Re: Indian Sports and Entertainment Industry

I think anyone fit, would be eligible for playing. They don't want to lose the momentum. Team selection will be based on addressing the perceived weakness. So try out new bowling tactics, middle order tweaking, keeper change?. Time to try out new tactics with the same team. So, I expect the core of ...
by vinod
17 Jun 2019 16:42
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Nov 27 2017
Replies: 3783
Views: 684089

Re: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Nov 27 2017

https://economictimes.indiatimes.com/ne ... 818455.cms

India may trade places with US to ship items to China
Plans to export antibiotics, diesel engines and granite amid tariff spat between Washington and Beijing.
by vinod
17 Jun 2019 16:41
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Nov 27 2017
Replies: 3783
Views: 684089

Re: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Nov 27 2017

https://economictimes.indiatimes.com/news/economy/foreign-trade/india-can-boost-exports-of-300-products-to-us-china-amid-trade-war-report/articleshow/69810252.cms India can boost exports of 300 products to US, China amid trade war: Report The ongoing US-China trade war may bring about a shift in the...
by vinod
31 May 2019 14:36
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: 2019 General Elections : Results Discussion
Replies: 2982
Views: 113452

Re: 2019 General Elections : Results Discussion

vipins wrote:Finally...Ministry of Jal Shakti!!


Promises made, promises kept!
https://www.ndtv.com/india-news/electio ... ty-2032593
by vinod
30 May 2019 00:28
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Endgame of NaPakistan: How and what afterwards
Replies: 440
Views: 59609

Re: Endgame of NaPakistan: How and what afterwards

VKumar wrote:We must build a wall to stop the hordes coming soon....

There is already a fence. When a possible exodus is imminent, the govt should open camps along afghan border and publicise that, thus relieving pressure on our border.
by vinod
28 May 2019 21:12
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: 2019 General Elections : Results Discussion
Replies: 2982
Views: 113452

Re: 2019 General Elections : Results Discussion

ramana wrote:TN owes 4 lakh crores of debt. And Stalin talks of secession. 8)


Stalin's quote is an old one, it seems. Not so old either, about an year back!
by vinod
28 May 2019 16:27
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Kerala, Andhra and Tamil Nadu - news and strategy thread
Replies: 589
Views: 57249

Re: Kerala, Andhra and Tamil Nadu - news and strategy thread

I have always wondered why Telugu guys hate Modi and BJP , so much. Must be because they can lap up any stories told... unbelievable!!!
by vinod
23 May 2019 14:00
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: 2019 General Elections : Results Discussion
Replies: 2982
Views: 113452

Re: 2019 General Elections News and Discussion

As of 1:30pm on ECI INC 51/542 leads . This is 16% more than 2014 BJP 296/542 leads . This is ONLEE 5% more than 2014 Mudi shud rejine Someone shared elsewhere his observations: 2014 INC: 44 2019 INC : 52 (less 09 of DMK backed seats in TN) INC growth = -ive Kerala rise mainly due to Sabarimala and...
by vinod
21 May 2019 19:55
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: 2019 General Elections News and Discussion
Replies: 6200
Views: 511683

Re: 2019 General Elections News and Discussion

CPM is mighty pissed off in Kerala. All those Sabarimala issue, they thought the minorities will vote for them, but exist polls suggest instead they voted en masse UDF. So, now we have Kodiyeri cribbing SDPI is a terrorist party. A ploy to either win back hindu votes or extort money from SDPI. Will ...
by vinod
21 May 2019 14:01
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: 2019 General Elections News and Discussion
Replies: 6200
Views: 511683

Re: 2019 General Elections News and Discussion

It seems Shashi Tharoor is winning his seat :evil: . That can happen only if CPM have tactically voted for him to keep BJP out. Its possible. But there is also a good faction in congress which wants him out. So, we will have to see... Also, one thing for sure, CPM as a party in Kerala loses out eit...
by vinod
20 May 2019 18:12
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: 2019 General Elections News and Discussion
Replies: 6200
Views: 511683

Re: 2019 General Elections News and Discussion

Getting lot of Whatsapp Forwards - more of fake i believe that Opposition and Liberals and what not will start Egypt style mass movement post results are declared and will say No to Election Results... More of a fake stuff i believe as i dont see they have such power and means If anyone is having t...
by vinod
09 May 2019 16:26
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: 2019 General Elections News and Discussion
Replies: 6200
Views: 511683

Re: 2019 General Elections News and Discussion

Congress has now started the fight back on Virat Senior Navy officer rejects PM Modi's claim, says 'Gandhi family on-board INS Viraat for official visit' https://www.timesnownews.com/india/article/senior-navy-officer-rejects-pm-modis-claim-says-gandhi-family-on-board-ins-viraat-for-official-visit/41...
by vinod
04 May 2019 22:39
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: 2019 General Elections News and Discussion
Replies: 6200
Views: 511683

Re: 2019 General Elections News and Discussion

I'm going to link this article and I think there is enough evidence to debunk it. The purpose of this posting is to provide a contrarian view. Elections 2019: BJP Could Lose 75 Seats in Six Hindi Heartland States Our analysis shows that the loss in terms of seats is likely to be much more dramatic ...
by vinod
29 Apr 2019 20:28
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Kerala Floods - Aftermath and Save Sabarimala
Replies: 2416
Views: 193694

Re: Kerala Floods - Aftermath and Save Sabarimala

It is illegal to publish exit polls. Currently, LDF is claiming 18 seats with strong potential with the other two. UDF is claiming 18. BJP didn't make such announcements, since they could not bring all the netas together. They are like Pu blocks. Too many in close proximity will cause explosion onl...
by vinod
24 Apr 2019 13:51
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: 2019 General Elections News and Discussion
Replies: 6200
Views: 511683

Re: 2019 General Elections News and Discussion

Report from KL: There was record turnout. The history (before BJP became a significant player) is that increased turnout always favour UDF, especially when CPIM is in power. The logic is, hardcore CPIM folk will vote 'rain or shine'. The indifferent will move their kappa-meen bellies out to vote if...
by vinod
22 Apr 2019 03:35
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Sri Lanka - News and Discussion- Post PM appointment crisis
Replies: 913
Views: 40554

Re: Sri Lanka - News and Discussion

Does the sri lanka explosions have any link to Massood Azhar?
by vinod
28 Mar 2019 16:15
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian ASAT Test
Replies: 868
Views: 110533

Re: Indian ASAT Test

decayed fast.. in the sense within a year, I think... and not decades
by vinod
07 Mar 2019 18:30
Forum: Military Issues Archive
Topic: Operation Balakot: News & Discussion
Replies: 5105
Views: 755040

Re: Operation Balakot: News & Discussion

Austin wrote:Masood Azhar is fit and fine

https://sputniknews.com/asia/2019030710 ... h-reports/


All the more reason to hit pakistan again!!!

Hunting Masood Azhar!
by vinod
04 Mar 2019 19:55
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: MiG-21 Bison shoots down F-16 in Kashmir
Replies: 3281
Views: 490177

Re: MiG-21 Bison shoots down F-16 in Kashmir

I'm going to ensure that it is spread through by word-of-mouth at least and bring it up where ever we can.
by vinod
27 Feb 2019 22:33
Forum: Military Issues Archive
Topic: Indian Forces Strikes Pakistan Terrorist Camps
Replies: 2210
Views: 150585

Re: Indian Forces Strikes Pakistan Terrorist Camps

How about a siege on Pakistan?

This should be a slow.. slow... war... degrading their capability one by one.. ruining their economy in progress.
by vinod
27 Feb 2019 20:02
Forum: Military Issues Archive
Topic: Indian Forces Strikes Pakistan Terrorist Camps
Replies: 2210
Views: 150585

Re: Indian Forces Strikes Pakistan Terrorist Camps

Modi will have to address the nation to calm the nerves a bit!

We need to counter the propaganda as well... so good briefing is required.
by vinod
27 Feb 2019 15:12
Forum: Military Issues Archive
Topic: Indian Forces Strikes Pakistan Terrorist Camps
Replies: 2210
Views: 150585

Re: Indian Forces Strikes Pakistan Terrorist Camps

They had to make a point that if the LOC was crossed, they can too... they have made that point. Score: 1-1 The above was expected, so the capture of pilots and loss of plane(s) are a difficult pill to swallow when they were ready for their retaliation. So, we have to wait and find out what happened...
by vinod
26 Feb 2019 22:15
Forum: Military Issues Archive
Topic: Indian Forces Strikes Pakistan Terrorist Camps
Replies: 2210
Views: 150585

Re: Indian Air Forces Strikes Pakistan along with Ground Assault

Would Imran Khan dismiss the top Pak military generals on the grounds of incompetence and precipitating almost a war? This would be an ideal opportunity for him to flex muscles, if he has the guts? He can be the winner of Nobel Peace prize if he does that or be blown up like Benazir... :) or may be ...
by vinod
18 Feb 2019 23:34
Forum: Military Issues Archive
Topic: Pulwama Attack
Replies: 2282
Views: 182600

Re: Pulwama Attack

^^ agree... They do this to enter heaven. Deny them that.. no one will come forward to be an islamist. Why can't we say that we don't know who they are.. may be they are Pakistani's. Ask Pakistanis to confirm.. they will of course refuse. So, we will dispose of the body after few days of rotting in ...

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