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by ArjunPandit
13 Jun 2019 00:14
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Nov 27 2017
Replies: 3166
Views: 555643

Re: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Nov 27 2017

^^havent gotten to the details and probably wont have time but basing any macro econ analysis merely on pairwise correlation ignores structural drivers. US had a jobless growth and even after last recession the unemployment and interest rates which were key metrics became completely useless for a co...
by ArjunPandit
12 Jun 2019 20:11
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Neutering & Defanging Chinese Threat (15-11-2017)
Replies: 3067
Views: 446939

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

I think it happened during Robert gates era in pentagon. He had a CRICKET: China, Russia, Iran, Korea and Terrorism
by ArjunPandit
12 Jun 2019 00:36
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Missiles News & Discussions - 17 Dec 2018
Replies: 1278
Views: 292115

Re: Indian Missiles News & Discussions - 17 Dec 2018

NASSAM-2 is a indeed a stupid decision. It will make sense to buy more armed drones if available. Or finalize transport fleet contract. God only knows what is blocking additional 20 Tejas MK1 plus MK1A orders? Awaiting for Tejas moving up north by end of this year :D my thought process is US is goi...
by ArjunPandit
12 Jun 2019 00:34
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Missiles News & Discussions - 17 Dec 2018
Replies: 1278
Views: 292115

Re: Indian Missiles News & Discussions - 17 Dec 2018

here is what i found from the NASAM's sale to qatar https://www.dsca.mil/sites/default/files/mas/qatar_18-43.pdf The Government of Qatar has requested to buy defense articles and services from the U.S. Government in support of a Direct Commercial Sale of the National Advanced Surface to Air Missile ...
by ArjunPandit
12 Jun 2019 00:23
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: India's R&D in Defence DRDO, PSUs and Private Sector
Replies: 3613
Views: 442224

Re: India's R&D in Defence DRDO, PSUs and Private Sector

i still havent heard anything on engine tech..may be I am too greedy...
by ArjunPandit
12 Jun 2019 00:06
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Pakistani Economic Stress Watch
Replies: 3217
Views: 463041

Re: Pakistani Economic Stress Watch

Pakistani budget: Please make sure to ask your paki friends on tweeter to see if they can afford ghee or pay their bijli bills Property can't be registered in the name of nonfilers. Those who will provide jobs to new graduates will be given tax rebates; those passing out after 2017 to be considered ...
by ArjunPandit
12 Jun 2019 00:02
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Pakistani Economic Stress Watch
Replies: 3217
Views: 463041

Re: Pakistani Economic Stress Watch

https://www.dawn.com/news/1487435/this-isnt-about-the-economy dawn sambandh... BUDGET week is here and we are already drowning in figures and terms such as ‘outlays’, ‘slippages’, ‘subsidies’ and ‘surcharges’. It is always hard to understand the technical phrases thrown our way, especially since new...
by ArjunPandit
11 Jun 2019 23:38
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: India-US relations: News and Discussions IV
Replies: 2270
Views: 319027

Re: India-US relations: News and Discussions IV

OT, but I think this is an abrahmic thing, i have seen Muzzies doing that too dealing in prophecies. One Pakistani on twitter quoted from an islamic link to me that even hinduism told about PBUH. During my trips to east ham in london I have picked pamphlets quoting bible verses saying the arrival of...
by ArjunPandit
11 Jun 2019 20:59
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: India-US relations: News and Discussions IV
Replies: 2270
Views: 319027

Re: India-US relations: News and Discussions IV

what kind of joke is this saaru? The Trumpet has often reported on the deepening relationships between Russia, China and India, not only because of the threat this trend poses to the established order, but more so because of what Bible prophecy foretells about it. The book of Revelation prophesies o...
by ArjunPandit
11 Jun 2019 20:19
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Pakistani Economic Stress Watch
Replies: 3217
Views: 463041

Re: Pakistani Economic Stress Watch

how do they manage to all is well in news channels..their news channels show as if they are going to be next superpower in next 10 years ....
by ArjunPandit
11 Jun 2019 18:45
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Banks & Financial System
Replies: 131
Views: 16669

Re: Indian Banks & Financial System

^^PSBs can't but NBFCs can..RBI said no to it. Anyways Indian financial system is not straight fwd to add another layer of complexity to it, esp in high interest regime. With the level of operational risks embedded in Indian system it would be a recipie of disaster unless backed by sharia punishment...
by ArjunPandit
11 Jun 2019 15:33
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Indo-UK News & Discussions- June 2017
Replies: 2098
Views: 284978

Re: Indo-UK News & Discussions- June 2017

^^dont look in isolation sir, UK has imported a lot of refugees in this period from Syria and where not...
by ArjunPandit
11 Jun 2019 02:13
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Operation Balakot: News & Discussion
Replies: 4820
Views: 642669

Re: Operation Balakot: News & Discussion

he's JNU MA English lit, what else do you expect from him?
by ArjunPandit
11 Jun 2019 02:12
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Artillery Corps: News & Discussion
Replies: 271
Views: 64263

Re: Artillery Corps: News & Discussion

https://twitter.com/SJha1618/status/1138064517319946242 ----> And now for some OFB innovation. Gun & Shell Factory is going to mount an AK-630 on a Tatra truck and slave it to a radar & an electro-optical device in order to engage low-flying drones. Basically a desi analogue of the Centurio...
by ArjunPandit
11 Jun 2019 02:09
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Endgame of NaPakistan: How and what afterwards
Replies: 428
Views: 52589

Re: Endgame of NaPakistan: How and what afterwards

^^we can try to sanitize the ground using Pinaka/Grad and ATAGS. Border areas around punjab should be doable. The costs is waht we need to keep in mind
by ArjunPandit
10 Jun 2019 23:26
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: J&K News and Discussion - 2016
Replies: 2496
Views: 456672

Re: J&K News and Discussion - 2016

^^what would it take for us to turn the tables and ask these terrorists to go and avenge the death of their brethren in PoK. These guys are anyways not gonna do any good to us. have they gamed that scenario?
by ArjunPandit
10 Jun 2019 21:13
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Understanding the US - Again
Replies: 2895
Views: 295185

Re: Understanding the US - Again

Singha wrote:I am sure UK is fanning the flames in HK from the shadows. they lost a crown jewel in 1999.
with the venomous snakes they are...it's quite possible. They wont mind being the European pakistan for america..heck..they''ll be pakistan of europe soon or will it be some other place....
by ArjunPandit
10 Jun 2019 20:55
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: J&K News and Discussion - 2016
Replies: 2496
Views: 456672

Re: J&K News and Discussion - 2016

https://www.indiatoday.in/lifestyle/travel/story/irctc-launches-6-day-kashmir-tour-package-all-details-here-1545970-2019-06-10

I sense this govt is moving with carrot and stick policy. This is carrot. J&K bank chief sacking was stick.
by ArjunPandit
10 Jun 2019 20:49
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: J&K News and Discussion - 2016
Replies: 2496
Views: 456672

Re: J&K News and Discussion - 2016

https://www.greaterkashmir.com/news/fro ... with-bank/

The Jammu and Kashmir Governor’s administration Saturday removed Parvez Ahmad as the chairman of the bank and appointed its executive president R K Chibber as the interim chairman.
by ArjunPandit
10 Jun 2019 20:45
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: J&K News and Discussion - 2016
Replies: 2496
Views: 456672

Re: J&K News and Discussion - 2016

srin can you please post ur article here..can't read toi from here..
by ArjunPandit
10 Jun 2019 20:39
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Operation Balakot: News & Discussion
Replies: 4820
Views: 642669

Re: Operation Balakot: News & Discussion

i would rather get rodgered here and learn something...than go out and BS in SM and be a pakistani..points taken..
by ArjunPandit
10 Jun 2019 18:14
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Endgame of NaPakistan: How and what afterwards
Replies: 428
Views: 52589

Re: Endgame of NaPakistan: How and what afterwards

I think before we get onto those trips, there are steps e.g., fate main atags atkana or pinaka uthana ....given that employment generation is a big problem...we must order two more lines of Tejas and double the production of pinaka and ATAGS. Baba kalyani .That itself will see a lot of aman ki asha ...
by ArjunPandit
10 Jun 2019 18:08
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Operation Balakot: News & Discussion
Replies: 4820
Views: 642669

Re: Operation Balakot: News & Discussion

Pakis generally tell the start telling the truth only 10-15 years after an event, this true of all previous wars Kargil etc. Till 2010 it was Mujahaideen in Kargil. They will tell the truth about 27 Feb some years down the line. it's also because of regime changes...mushy was there till late 2000s ...
by ArjunPandit
10 Jun 2019 17:13
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Understanding the US - Again
Replies: 2895
Views: 295185

Re: Understanding the US - Again

^^Singha sir, trump the bazar seller will play with the emotions of american public..anyways his core voters dont get most of the facts..so he's coming back in the remaining 4 years, he will ensure that the SD and Pentagon are both working harmoniously (as much as they could be) towards chinese deci...
by ArjunPandit
10 Jun 2019 17:05
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Missiles News & Discussions - 17 Dec 2018
Replies: 1278
Views: 292115

Re: Indian Missiles News & Discussions - 17 Dec 2018

JTull wrote:


Seems HAL has again been caught napping. All the while it has been complaining about not receiving orders, it's execution of existing works is lethargic at best.

Please note that it's chindu..
by ArjunPandit
10 Jun 2019 17:04
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Missiles News & Discussions - 17 Dec 2018
Replies: 1278
Views: 292115

Re: Indian Missiles News & Discussions - 17 Dec 2018

There are other ways to spend 1.5 billion dollars on American hardware like more C-130Js or something else.... How on earth so many different systems will talk to each other during a real war scenario? We had issues handling Spyder in Kashmir... when panic button was pressed.... +1, the good thing ...
by ArjunPandit
10 Jun 2019 16:08
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Endgame of NaPakistan: How and what afterwards
Replies: 428
Views: 52589

Re: Endgame of NaPakistan: How and what afterwards

Meanwhile 2500 bunkers have been completed around LoC/IB in Jammu this year...an indication of which way things may be heading....
by ArjunPandit
10 Jun 2019 16:03
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Endgame of NaPakistan: How and what afterwards
Replies: 428
Views: 52589

Re: Endgame of NaPakistan: How and what afterwards

Themonukes are so much neater. +1, but wont there be fallout in our northern plains, I dont mind paki loving cash-meeris getting drowned..but what's the fault of drug overdosed poonjabi's in Indiia? Having a lot of these areas under mushroom cloud (launched in retaliation..or pre-emptive) is not so...
by ArjunPandit
10 Jun 2019 15:52
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Endgame of NaPakistan: How and what afterwards
Replies: 428
Views: 52589

Re: Endgame of NaPakistan: How and what afterwards

RDji, welcome to the forum. Your wisdom was much needed in this forum.
by ArjunPandit
10 Jun 2019 15:50
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Endgame of NaPakistan: How and what afterwards
Replies: 428
Views: 52589

Re: Endgame of NaPakistan: How and what afterwards

I do wonder when will we see that happening. Given the Baki proclivities, they'll end up giving us an opportunity sooner or later. The question is how high up the escalation ladder will we be willing to go? kashi sir, my thought on this is that it is we're headed towards the isreali palestine mode ...
by ArjunPandit
10 Jun 2019 15:42
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: J&K News and Discussion - 2016
Replies: 2496
Views: 456672

Re: J&K News and Discussion - 2016

Despite chairman's ousting, for all branches of J&K Bank, it's business as usual Jammu/Srinagar: It was business as usual at all the branches of J&K Bank in Jammu and Kashmir and outside on Monday -- two days after the searches carried out by the Anti-Corruption Bureau (ACB) at the bank's c...
by ArjunPandit
08 Jun 2019 00:15
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Internal Security Watch
Replies: 4292
Views: 423057

Re: Internal Security Watch

The recent spate of violence (by peacefuls in Delhi, but also by lovelys in Mizoram) is most likely a direct response to the appointment of the left's worst nightmare, Amit Shah, as Home Minister. They want to challenge him on the front foot. If he responds forcefully it fulfills their claim that f...
by ArjunPandit
07 Jun 2019 23:53
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Endgame of NaPakistan: How and what afterwards
Replies: 428
Views: 52589

Re: Endgame of NaPakistan: How and what afterwards

You are giving way too much credit to the inbred Pakjabis. These people have never ever ruled their own land and have surrendered their place to many invaders before 1947 (Nadir Shah, Abdali, etc). They are like toothless dogs who will keep on barking. inbred Pakjabis have lost all wars and live wi...
by ArjunPandit
07 Jun 2019 23:51
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Endgame of NaPakistan: How and what afterwards
Replies: 428
Views: 52589

Re: Endgame of NaPakistan: How and what afterwards

1. Are there that many lamp posts? may be a good use case of CPEC. 2. RDji, I also dont think color revolution can work here. Once a state is green and is run by sunnis, very difficult to topple it peacefully. Key states were scared but immune to it. May be fringe states were affected due to this Li...
by ArjunPandit
07 Jun 2019 22:00
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Mass Rapid Transit in India
Replies: 1468
Views: 130502

Re: Mass Rapid Transit in India

Has quite a lot of details for those who want to go into
http://www.ris.org.in/sites/default/fil ... 20Note.pdf
by ArjunPandit
07 Jun 2019 21:57
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Mass Rapid Transit in India
Replies: 1468
Views: 130502

Re: Mass Rapid Transit in India

New govt sets the ball rolling https://www.financialexpress.com/infrastructure/uttar-pradesh-set-for-big-metro-projects-boost-this-is-ups-spv-plan-for-agra-kanpur-metros/1599934/ metro services are in the pipeline for cities like Kanpur, Agra, Meerut, Jhansi, Allahabad as well as Gorakhpur. A new me...
by ArjunPandit
07 Jun 2019 14:47
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Transport Aircraft for IAF
Replies: 3698
Views: 300760

Re: Transport Aircraft for IAF

Singha wrote:worth noting that japan does not export but has built and deployed its own new 4 engine MRMP and 2 engine MTA.

And japan in general has much smaller requirements than us, case in point being US 2i, ShinMaywa.
by ArjunPandit
07 Jun 2019 14:15
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Endgame of NaPakistan: How and what afterwards
Replies: 428
Views: 52589

Re: Endgame of NaPakistan: How and what afterwards

^ Najunamar ji, Chetak, Its a interesting point about so called Ummah coming to the aid of Pakistan. On top, If Pakistan gets broken into multiple entities, The age old dream of access to warm waters of Persian Gulf/Arab Sea and Pakistan being a axis which can be manipulated and used to needle Indi...

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