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by M_Joshi
09 Oct 2019 22:44
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Nov 27 2017
Replies: 3909
Views: 716745

Re: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Nov 27 2017

Ques to learned gurus. Why isn't govt considering printing more currency to spur infra investment as public undertaking projects? Inflation is at record lows & addition of 2-3% points in inflation won't hurt much currently.
by M_Joshi
09 Oct 2019 17:27
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: VayuSena Rafale: News and Discussions - 17 Oct 2016
Replies: 2713
Views: 435973

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

Rakesh wrote: Group Captain Harkirat Singh, Shaurya Chakra, Tiger Golden Arrows.

Image


Can anyone ID the type of watch he's wearing?
by M_Joshi
09 Oct 2019 17:07
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: VayuSena Rafale: News and Discussions - 17 Oct 2016
Replies: 2713
Views: 435973

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

RB 002 https://pbs.twimg.com/media/EGboAMwU8AAg2Cw?format=jpg&name=medium https://pbs.twimg.com/media/EGboAMxVAAAhrky?format=jpg&name=medium https://pbs.twimg.com/media/EGboAM0UEAAKcTS?format=jpg&name=medium https://pbs.twimg.com/media/EGboAM3UcAAv6sN?format=jpg&name=medium
by M_Joshi
08 Oct 2019 23:05
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: VayuSena Rafale: News and Discussions - 17 Oct 2016
Replies: 2713
Views: 435973

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



We should take out one of these beauties from the squadron & reverse engineer it to hilt.
by M_Joshi
22 Sep 2019 20:07
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Sports and Entertainment Industry
Replies: 5369
Views: 489003

Re: Indian Sports and Entertainment Industry

Final match of AFC U16 qualifiers India draws with Uzbekistan 1-1 & moves to the finals of AFC U16 cup next year by topping the group with best ever performance in qualifiers. Uzbekistan FIFA rank is 88 & ELO rank is 61 FYI.
by M_Joshi
20 Sep 2019 18:53
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Sports and Entertainment Industry
Replies: 5369
Views: 489003

Re: Indian Sports and Entertainment Industry

India U-16 football has been touring and playing club teams (latest is Turkey) and has won 11 in a trot. Don't know the level of competition. But atleast the kids are getting exposure. https://www.the-aiff.com/news-center-details.htm?id=9916&fbclid=IwAR0H7nMWE4TEt5IeA2fwpouSJloA4oaRqaei1Vst4EEo...
by M_Joshi
18 Sep 2019 19:22
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Nov 27 2017
Replies: 3909
Views: 716745

Re: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Nov 27 2017

So back to the status quo from our PoV. The Americans have learned well from the Chinese - create some issues, then offer to resolve them for some other concessions elsewhere. Net result, we are back where we started. Not necessarily entirely true. We also created issues, e.g. with Amrerica's tech ...
by M_Joshi
18 Sep 2019 19:14
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Sports and Entertainment Industry
Replies: 5369
Views: 489003

Re: Indian Sports and Entertainment Industry

India U-16 football has been touring and playing club teams (latest is Turkey) and has won 11 in a trot. Don't know the level of competition. But atleast the kids are getting exposure. https://www.the-aiff.com/news-center-details.htm?id=9916&fbclid=IwAR0H7nMWE4TEt5IeA2fwpouSJloA4oaRqaei1Vst4EEo...
by M_Joshi
09 Sep 2019 02:18
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Nov 27 2017
Replies: 3909
Views: 716745

Re: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Nov 27 2017

Vietnam's GDP is $250B & their exports are $214B & imports are $200B. EXPORTS/GDP : 0.83 Our GDP is $3000B & exports are $320B & imports are $540B. EXPORTS/GDP : 0.11 Even Bangladesh with $161B in GDP has $50B in exports. EXPORTS/GDP : 0.35 There is something fundamentally wrong in o...
by M_Joshi
31 Aug 2019 20:03
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Terroristan - May 1, 2019
Replies: 2481
Views: 421555

Re: Terroristan - May 1, 2019

Why don't you click the link, genius, and advise if copy pasting that article in text format without the dozens of embedded screenshots makes sense :roll: Not to mention the risk of BRF being proceeded against for violation of copyright laws in dozen jurisdictions. Could also be spam/phishing. Woul...
by M_Joshi
31 Aug 2019 02:08
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Terroristan - May 1, 2019
Replies: 2481
Views: 421555

Re: Terroristan - May 1, 2019

Bart S wrote:x-posting

VERY Important read and useful info:
https://sniwire.com/defence-security/ag ... half-lies/


Why not copy & post the article here if it's so important & useful.
by M_Joshi
31 Aug 2019 01:22
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Nov 27 2017
Replies: 3909
Views: 716745

Re: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Nov 27 2017

With Jaitley becoming sick in the first half, elections and Nirmala Sitharaman being a greenhorn in finance the govt lost focus on the ball. You can't depend on babus to run the show. Fact : Slowdown is happening & it is cascading across sectors & not just limited to manufacturing. Fact : I...
by M_Joshi
26 Aug 2019 16:20
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Sports and Entertainment Industry
Replies: 5369
Views: 489003

Re: Indian Sports and Entertainment Industry

Breaking the cycle Not too long ago, India had one dust-ridden velodrome, no qualified coaches, few cyclists and five bicycles. Then a retired Air Force HR manager took under his wings a group of athletes with a promise to make them elite cyclists. The Indian Express meets the young world beaters p...
by M_Joshi
26 Aug 2019 13:03
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Nov 27 2017
Replies: 3909
Views: 716745

Re: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Nov 27 2017

https://indianexpress.com/article/business/economy/niti-aayog-chief-rings-the-alarm-bell-calls-for-unprecedented-steps-5928626/ As noted and increasingly apparent to NITI AAYOG a very large part of slowdown is attributable to Govt clients defaulting on timely payments to contractors which has a cas...
by M_Joshi
17 Aug 2019 01:18
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Nov 27 2017
Replies: 3909
Views: 716745

Re: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Nov 27 2017

A big news that has largely gone un-noticed in MSM & Social Media as well : India's Extreme Poverty rate is below 3% now. https://worldpoverty.io/index.html It used to be 7% in 2016, 15% in 2010 & 40% in 2003. Within 2-3 years it will be below 1%. 30-40% is what I've grown up hearing & n...
by M_Joshi
12 Aug 2019 17:01
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: J&K Union Territory-2019
Replies: 2554
Views: 340201

Re: J&K Union Territory-2019

BTW, the way I see "India" today: * Doval: Policy formulator * Shah: Enforcer of the policies within India * Jaishankar: Enforcer of policies outside India I happen to think that is a very potent "tree"-some (Sanskrit tree)(English is an incomplete language.) https://www.vifindi...
by M_Joshi
11 Aug 2019 01:03
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: J&K Union Territory-2019
Replies: 2554
Views: 340201

Re: J&K Union Territory-2019

I still feel apprehensive about what happens at SC. Some say the move was legal, some say no. Obviously its also tainted by everyone's biases. What are the chances of SC scrapping the move? As per Article 370 itself, it could only be amended by J&K Constituent Assembly (not Legislative Assembly...
by M_Joshi
05 Aug 2019 13:06
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: J&K News and Discussion - 2016
Replies: 3305
Views: 586731

Re: J&K News and Discussion - 2016

hanumadu wrote:BJD is supporting the art 370 resolution.


Even asking for inclusion of PoK as part of new UTs.. Seculars must be burning .. :rotfl:
by M_Joshi
11 Jul 2019 01:14
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Nov 27 2017
Replies: 3909
Views: 716745

Re: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Nov 27 2017

Do you know (well, I know you do) that an average meal for say, 4 people - CGST 9%, SGST 9%, Service Charge 10% (compulsory Tip)? Did I mention that this was a Jain meal :) , as there is separate 20% VAT on alcoholic beverages? And this is not a Hotel Restaurant. Just a regular one. Apartment Build...
by M_Joshi
08 Jun 2019 01:53
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Nov 27 2017
Replies: 3909
Views: 716745

Re: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Nov 27 2017

The bank in its Global Economic Prospects released Tuesday said that India is estimated to have grown 7.2 per cent in fiscal year 2018/19, which ended March 31. A slowdown in government consumption was offset by solid investment, which benefitted from public infrastructure spending. As against a gr...
by M_Joshi
23 May 2019 14:28
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: 2019 General Elections : Results Discussion
Replies: 2982
Views: 118525

Re: 2019 General Elections News and Discussion

Sumeet wrote:Also, he was very happy reporting this loss of Congress and then said I have a question for all of you -- How is the josh ?

He is most happy amongst NDTV folks


I missed it.. is there a video?
by M_Joshi
14 May 2019 01:45
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: 2019 General Elections News and Discussion
Replies: 6200
Views: 518777

Re: 2019 General Elections News and Discussion

Abour Lt. Gen Panag's statement I remember how some BRFites vouched for his integrity in the Burkha Dhagaas few years back. Turned out he's a snake afterall. Saying Inquilab on coup against Modi is bad but liking & retweeting ISPR Gafoors tweet about destroying Indian posts is downright treason....
by M_Joshi
07 May 2019 16:30
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: 2019 General Elections News and Discussion
Replies: 6200
Views: 518777

Re: 2019 General Elections News and Discussion

a_bharat wrote: Now, the main reason for me to support him/BJP at the national level is that the alternative is scary.


That is why ..

a_bharat wrote:.. it has become "Modi is India" on this forum.
by M_Joshi
23 Apr 2019 00:15
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: 2019 General Elections News and Discussion
Replies: 6200
Views: 518777

Re: 2019 General Elections News and Discussion

and seem to be mutually contradictory. you have given a break-up for possible seats in S, E & NE but not for the 50 seats that its supposed to lose. you are saying BJP will lose 35+ seats from MP, RJ GJ, HR, PB, HP, UK & JK ? In 2014, BJP won 25/25 in Rajasthan. This time it is likely to be...
by M_Joshi
16 Apr 2019 01:47
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Tejas Mk.1 & Mk.1A: News & Discussions: 23 February 2019
Replies: 1360
Views: 376926

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

Stumbled across this on teetar. https://twitter.com/dafengcao/status/1114496982880403456 How time flies! There was a piece on the corner of Aerospace Knowledge magazine issued in April 1990 introducing the Indian LCA project with illustrations, which said the pre research had completed in 1988, lot...
by M_Joshi
16 Apr 2019 01:36
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Missiles News & Discussions - 17 Dec 2018
Replies: 1800
Views: 463222

Re: Indian Missiles News & Discussions - 17 Dec 2018

I thinks its satire on the stupid reporting by DDM & few of the self-loathing Dhimmis. Fun to read but off-topic for this thread. Only if burkha threads were working..
by M_Joshi
14 Apr 2019 14:23
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Achievement Tracking - Modi 2.0 Govt - No Discussions
Replies: 1175
Views: 234008

Re: Achievement tracking - Modi Govt. No discussions

India's imports from China decelerating: Report According to the chamber, India's trade deficit with China also eased to $46 billion in April-January 2019 from $53 billion in the same period a year ago. PTI | April 07, 2019, 10:30 IST NEW DELHI: India's imports from China stood at $60 billion durin...
by M_Joshi
11 Apr 2019 02:47
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: 2019 General Elections News and Discussion
Replies: 6200
Views: 518777

Re: 2019 General Elections News and Discussion

In my maternal side of the family, all but one member are voting for Modi. That is 13:1. >50% were previous Congress supporters including my own father. In 2014 they were unsure but nodded to support Modi. Now the discussions are like TimesNow/Republic debate with one voice loudly supporting Modi ov...
by M_Joshi
09 Mar 2019 18:11
Forum: Military Issues Archive
Topic: Operation Balakot: News & Discussion
Replies: 5105
Views: 765632

Re: Operation Balakot: News & Discussion

Rajnath Singh claims India conducted three surgical strikes across LoC, ‘won’t reveal info on third’ Speaking at a public gathering in Karnataka, Rajnath said, “Pichle 5 varsho mein, teen baar apni seema ke bahar jaa kar hum logon ne air strike kar kaamyaabi haasil ki hai. Do ki jaankari apko dunga...
by M_Joshi
03 Mar 2019 16:13
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: MiG-21 Bison shoots down F-16 in Kashmir
Replies: 3314
Views: 505554

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

https://scontent.fdel8-1.fna.fbcdn.net/v/t31.0-8/22548753_1067214426747290_8312994916222319628_o.jpg?_nc_cat=100&_nc_ht=scontent.fdel8-1.fna&oh=78a244b375b2a5bd13952d8ce50534cd&oe=5D1F7779 What's this Tree and Swords logo ? It's the official KSA logo https://d2w9rnfcy7mm78.cloudfront.ne...
by M_Joshi
01 Mar 2019 16:53
Forum: Military Issues Archive
Topic: Operation Balakot: News & Discussion
Replies: 5105
Views: 765632

Re: Operation Balakot: News & Discussion

schinnas wrote:It will also mean death for Rafale scandal nonsense that was peddled by Congress. They will not dare to raise one sound on it again.


You're underestimating the Congress. Ye Rahul Gandhi ki nayi Congress hai, ye chori bhi karegi aur kotwaal ko bhi daantegi.
by M_Joshi
26 Feb 2019 17:42
Forum: Military Issues Archive
Topic: Indian Forces Strikes Pakistan Terrorist Camps
Replies: 2210
Views: 154510

Re: Indian Air Forces Strikes Pakistan along with Ground Assault

IAF jets dropped 6 bombs on Pak terror camp when the pictures come in you will see only khandhar (ruins) of the once-flourishing camp", said the source. -- PTI [/b] So the source is confirming that pictures will be released. The only reason I want to see the pics is to cleanse the memory of th...
by M_Joshi
19 Feb 2019 14:23
Forum: Military Issues Archive
Topic: Pulwama Attack
Replies: 2282
Views: 187685

Re: Pulwama Attack

IMO the best revenge right now should be to take Pakistan territory, and the most humiliating option for the Pakjabis would be the annexation of Kartarpur Gurudwara to India. It's nearly 5 kms from the border on the other side of river Ravi, but nonetheless if this can be grabbed by brute force &...
by M_Joshi
26 Jan 2019 19:08
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Army strikes terror camps in PoK
Replies: 2258
Views: 283043

Re: Army strikes terror camps in PoK

Sorry for the OT, but r/india was very centrist a few years back. Then came the purge after 2014. Anyone nationalistic was banned and political shills of certain political parties took over. Full of Pakistanis pretending to be Endians. I glanced at the sub once or twice in the past ... saw a few fo...
by M_Joshi
14 Jan 2019 01:27
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Miscellaneous Pictures - Indian Armed Forces
Replies: 3008
Views: 275171

Re: Miscellaneous Pictures - Indian Armed Forces

https://media.cntraveller.in/wp-content/uploads/2019/01/ALH_monk-to-monastery-Army.jpg https://media.cntraveller.in/wp-content/uploads/2019/01/Rudra-through-smoke-2.jpg https://media.cntraveller.in/wp-content/uploads/2019/01/chital-rescue-1087-Indian-Army.jpg https://www.cntraveller.in/story/shot-s...
by M_Joshi
14 Jan 2019 01:26
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Miscellaneous Pictures - Indian Armed Forces
Replies: 3008
Views: 275171

Re: Miscellaneous Pictures - Indian Armed Forces

https://media.cntraveller.in/wp-content/uploads/2019/01/Paratrooper-smoke-2.jpg https://media.cntraveller.in/wp-content/uploads/2019/01/Paratrooper-officer-portrait-final-2.jpg https://media.cntraveller.in/wp-content/uploads/2019/01/Rudra-product-shot-sunset.jpg https://media.cntraveller.in/wp-cont...
by M_Joshi
14 Jan 2019 01:25
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Miscellaneous Pictures - Indian Armed Forces
Replies: 3008
Views: 275171

Re: Miscellaneous Pictures - Indian Armed Forces

https://media.cntraveller.in/wp-content/uploads/2019/01/Indian-Army-photo-series-Arjun-Menon-1366x768.jpg https://media.cntraveller.in/wp-content/uploads/2019/01/soldiers-walking-with-Rudra-2.jpg https://media.cntraveller.in/wp-content/uploads/2019/01/Paratroopers-portrait-mountain-1850-2.jpg https...
by M_Joshi
11 Jan 2019 01:24
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Nov 27 2017
Replies: 3909
Views: 716745

Re: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Nov 27 2017

GST further simplified. https://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/business/india-business/boost-for-smes-exemption-limit-for-gst-hiked-to-rs-40-lakh-from-rs-20-lakh/articleshow/67470876.cms What does this mean exactly? Businesses with turnover under 40 lakh won't pay tax? And what is the logic behind the...

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