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by Jits
18 Mar 2019 14:37
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Shri Manohar Parrikar condolence thread
Replies: 108
Views: 8183

Re: Shri Manohar Parrikar condolence thread

My heart felt condolences for Manohar Parrikar ji. He was undoubtedly the best defence minister India ever had, his presence at MOD made a moribund ministry to work. He should have remained as defence minister for full term to undertake the vast reforms defence ministry urgently needs. The surgical ...
by Jits
31 Aug 2018 18:28
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Space Program: News & Discussion - Sept 2016
Replies: 3967
Views: 828480

Re: Indian Space Programme Discussion - Sept 2016

Keep irrelevant talk to a minimum. Ignoring multiple moderator requests and then claiming one last post etc is not advisable.


Post edited by Karan M.
by Jits
31 Aug 2018 05:03
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Space Program: News & Discussion - Sept 2016
Replies: 3967
Views: 828480

Re: Indian Space Programme Discussion - Sept 2016

Irrelevant post and counter reply edited.

Stick to the topic

Karan M
by Jits
31 Aug 2018 02:19
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Nov 27 2017
Replies: 3793
Views: 685114

Re: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Nov 27 2017

FTA misuse by China hitting us: Stainless steel industry Chinis are doing exactly what I expected them to do. The trade war with US is also similar. They can bypass it by having it imported from another place. If Chinese companies have to export Chinese branded phone to US, they will assemble it in...
by Jits
31 Aug 2018 00:02
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Space Program: News & Discussion - Sept 2016
Replies: 3967
Views: 828480

Re: Indian Space Programme Discussion - Sept 2016

Irrelevant post edited.

Stick to the topic

Karan M
by Jits
30 Aug 2018 23:50
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Space Program: News & Discussion - Sept 2016
Replies: 3967
Views: 828480

Re: Indian Space Programme Discussion - Sept 2016

Irrelevant post edited.

Stick to the topic

Karan M
by Jits
30 Aug 2018 23:39
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Space Program: News & Discussion - Sept 2016
Replies: 3967
Views: 828480

Re: Indian Space Programme Discussion - Sept 2016

Irrelevant post edited.

Stick to the topic

Karan M
by Jits
29 Aug 2018 20:50
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Space Program: News & Discussion - Sept 2016
Replies: 3967
Views: 828480

Re: Indian Space Programme Discussion - Sept 2016

Merit requires equity to develop. The SC, condemned to his hut with no education etc has had no chance to develop merit. Or do you think there is no handicap in being marginalised? Almost every group in India has faced some or other form of discrimination or marginalisation historically. Hindus of ...
by Jits
29 Aug 2018 19:19
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Space Program: News & Discussion - Sept 2016
Replies: 3967
Views: 828480

Re: Indian Space Programme Discussion - Sept 2016

Why? It is should be strictly merit based. The number can be anywhere between 0 and 3 women. Because this is not just a scientific mission. It is a mission to showcase the New India to Indians. There would be much more science that could be done on the ground with that money were it not so. With ed...
by Jits
29 Aug 2018 16:59
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Terroristan - July 27, 2018
Replies: 2848
Views: 192645

Re: Terroristan - July 27, 2018

I think you did calculation some where wrong, according to my calculation the amount India gave to pakistan was US$ 5.8 billion and not 5876 billion. Though I agree the amount of 5.8 billion dollars is still large even in today's value and would have been much larger in 1960 when our per capita inc...
by Jits
27 Aug 2018 16:17
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Terroristan - July 27, 2018
Replies: 2848
Views: 192645

Re: Terroristan - July 27, 2018

I think you did calculation some where wrong, according to my calculation the amount India gave to pakistan was US$ 5.8 billion and not 5876 billion. Though I agree the amount of 5.8 billion dollars is still large even in today's value and would have been much larger in 1960 when our per capita inc...
by Jits
26 Aug 2018 23:28
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Terroristan - July 27, 2018
Replies: 2848
Views: 192645

Re: Terroristan - July 27, 2018

X Posted on the I W T Thread Long Article, but, it is a keeper! How Pakistan wastes its water - Shanaz Ramzi | Syed Muhammad Abubakar Peregrine ji, from the above, “Integrated watershed management should be promoted,” says Rasheed, “including ecological conservation practices in uphill watersheds, ...
by Jits
24 Aug 2018 15:00
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Terroristan - July 27, 2018
Replies: 2848
Views: 192645

Re: Terroristan - July 27, 2018

#...2...1...here you go! PM Imran Khan offers humanitarian assistance to India after floods in Kerala “On behalf of the people of Pakistan, we send our prayers and best wishes to those who have been devastated by the floods in Kerala, India.” “ We stand ready to provide any humanitarian assistance ...
by Jits
23 Aug 2018 15:06
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Nov 27 2017
Replies: 3793
Views: 685114

Re: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Nov 27 2017

The rise in corporate savings is not necessarily a good news because it is due to fall in private investment which itself is because of number of reasons namely - overcapacity in the system, high lending rates and banks not willing to lend etc. A large reflection of reckless spending in earlier years.
by Jits
17 Aug 2018 22:20
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Atal Bihari Vajpayee Passes Away
Replies: 71
Views: 5630

Re: Atal Bihari Vajpayee Passes Away

I will always remember Vajpayee ji for these golden words - 'Today at 15.45 hours India conducted three underground nuclear explosions', a statement comparable only to Nehru's tryst of destiny statement at the eve of independence and Indira's Bangladesh liberation statement. Vajpayee will always be ...
by Jits
19 Jul 2018 02:14
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Nov 27 2017
Replies: 3793
Views: 685114

Re: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Nov 27 2017

So the rupee will rise? Why is it falling now? The rupee isn't freely convertible on both the current and capital accounts - just the former. Further, short term volatility is spot demand and sentiment driven. Anyway, here's the RBI balance of payments data for the last fiscal year: Developments in...
by Jits
08 May 2018 23:05
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Roads Thread
Replies: 2950
Views: 280840

Re: Indian Roads Thread

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by Jits
21 Mar 2018 18:53
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Neutering & Defanging Chinese Threat (15-11-2017)
Replies: 3347
Views: 519407

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

So Shiv, If chinese are able to build a road to Gyemochen peak then how worrisome is the situation for us? Does the peak lies in chinese territory or Bhutanese. If peak lies in Chinese territory then how can we prevent china from gaining access to it's own territory, and what was the point of stand...
by Jits
21 Mar 2018 18:01
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Neutering & Defanging Chinese Threat (15-11-2017)
Replies: 3347
Views: 519407

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

My take on China's plans in the Doklam area in 2018 https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Yii-I6Ih1IY Yii-I6Ih1IY Shiv sir, I have some queries please bear with me, If chinese are able to build a road to Gyemochen peak then how worrisome is the situation for us? Does the peak lies in chinese territory or...
by Jits
03 Mar 2018 18:01
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Terroristan - 4th Jan 2018
Replies: 2862
Views: 265261

Re: Terroristan - 4th Jan 2018

Pakistan's Way Of Getting Even With India :mrgreen: Elite Pakistan club snubs Indian envoy amid rising hostilities NEW DELHI: The prestigious Islamabad Club, the favourite watering hole of the Pakistani elite and foreign diplomats, has put Indian high commissioner Ajay Bisaria’s membership on hold....
by Jits
19 Feb 2018 17:03
Forum: Mil-Tech Archive
Topic: Indian Missiles News & Discussions - May 2017
Replies: 5116
Views: 1106977

Re: Indian Missiles News and Discussions - May 2017

Wouldn't the missiles be a lot more sensitive though, with much more protection required while transporting? wind mill blade is made with FRP and in aerofoil shape. blades are more sensitive. even a small scratch can effect the power output. i think missiles are more rugged and easy to transport co...
by Jits
19 Feb 2018 16:18
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Maldives Civil-Military Issues
Replies: 1125
Views: 130289

Re: Maldives Civil-Military Issues

The slimeballs in Male has forgotten that not so long ago there was a drinking water crisis there and who saved his bacon? India! By sending ships carrying water. Everything in the Maldives barring a few coconuts and fish has to be imported.A naval blockade alone will set off massive shortages , un...
by Jits
26 Jan 2018 19:37
Forum: Mil-Tech Archive
Topic: Indian Missiles News & Discussions - May 2017
Replies: 5116
Views: 1106977

Re: Indian Missiles News and Discussions - May 2017

https://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/thumb/4/4e/19-03-2012-Parade-rehearsal_-_Topol-M.jpg/1200px-19-03-2012-Parade-rehearsal_-_Topol-M.jpg Why can't we have a TEL like this. The weight and dimensions of TOPOL M are almost similar to Agni V (except the stated range) Param, TOPOL M, Agni V ...
by Jits
05 Dec 2017 13:56
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Analyzing CPEC
Replies: 1373
Views: 232834

Re: Analyzing CPEC

India's answer to CPEC INSTC to be operationalised mid-Jan 2018; game changer for India's Eurasia policy The International North South Transportation Corridor (INSTC) connecting Mumbai with St Petersburg and beyond – which has been 17 years in the making – is set to be operationalised from the middl...
by Jits
05 Dec 2017 13:54
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Nov 27 2017
Replies: 3793
Views: 685114

Re: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Nov 27 2017

INSTC to be operationalised mid-Jan 2018; game changer for India's Eurasia policy The International North South Transportation Corridor (INSTC) connecting Mumbai with St Petersburg and beyond – which has been 17 years in the making – is set to be operationalised from the middle of next month with t...
by Jits
17 Nov 2017 14:33
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Afghanistan News & Discussion - April 2016
Replies: 925
Views: 157856

Re: Afghanistan News & Discussion - April 2016

Jits, Is there a map with the Lapis Luzuli route article? Ramana, the article does not contains any map, but when seen in google map with directions kabul- Istanbul, the shortest route goes through iran, whereas this route will not go through iran, but will cross the caspian sea through ships and t...
by Jits
16 Nov 2017 18:25
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Afghanistan News & Discussion - April 2016
Replies: 925
Views: 157856

Re: Afghanistan News & Discussion - April 2016

Afghanistan, Turkey, ex-Soviet trio sign corridor agreement ASHGABAT: A road and rail corridor connecting war-torn Afgha­nistan with Turkey and Europe was signed off by officials from five countries on Wednesday in Turkmenistan’s capital Ashgabat. The so-called Lapis Lazuli corridor agreement is th...
by Jits
07 Nov 2017 18:19
Forum: Mil-Tech Archive
Topic: Indian Missiles News & Discussions - May 2017
Replies: 5116
Views: 1106977

Re: Indian Missiles News and Discussions - May 2017

Can Nirbhay be used to bomb terrorist camps in POK, if yes then we can use this cheap missile instead of risking lives of our jawans for next surgical strikes. Was this the reason the US this time showed interests in selling us the armed drones ?
by Jits
01 Sep 2017 15:38
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Neutering & Defanging Chinese Threat (09-08-2014)
Replies: 10352
Views: 1119474

Re: Neutering & defanging Chinese Threat (09-08-2014)

The Bhutanese article is excellent and describes their position and the costs they've borne . Its important that GoI listen and offer them greater security from what will be further vindictive actions by China against Bhutan . India should do that, because judging by that article Bhutan is tired of...
by Jits
29 Aug 2017 15:37
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Neutering & Defanging Chinese Threat (09-08-2014)
Replies: 10352
Views: 1119474

Re: Neutering & defeating Chinese Threat (09-08-2014)

China needs to learn a lesson from this episode that India is no pushover like Philippines and cannot be coerced into accepting anything that we do not want. It needs to look at our history - where even US could not succeed in coercing india to accept all it's 4 letter treaties like NPT or CTBT at a...
by Jits
28 Aug 2017 14:56
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Neutering & Defanging Chinese Threat (09-08-2014)
Replies: 10352
Views: 1119474

Re: Neutering & defeating Chinese Threat (09-08-2014)

China will continue to exercise its sovereignty and uphold its territorial integrity in accordance with historical conventions,


China still does not considers it as disputed territory and continue to believe it as it's own.
by Jits
28 Aug 2017 12:58
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Neutering & Defanging Chinese Threat (09-08-2014)
Replies: 10352
Views: 1119474

Re: Neutering & defeating Chinese Threat (09-08-2014)

In recent weeks, India and China have maintained diplomatic communication in respect of the incident at Doklam. During these communications, we were able to express our views and convey our concerns and interests . On this basis , expeditious disengagement of border personnel at the face-off site i...
by Jits
26 Aug 2017 17:13
Forum: Mil-Tech Archive
Topic: Indian Missiles News & Discussions - May 2017
Replies: 5116
Views: 1106977

Re: Indian Missiles News and Discussions - May 2017

http://www.hindustantimes.com/kolkata/loud-explosions-off-bengal-coast-trigger-panic-among-tourists/story-0OXFJHZJTznrInBQ1lHxDN.html The explosion sites are said to be well out in the sea, and not within visible range from the coast. Some said there was a mild quake after the explosion Did we cond...
by Jits
16 Aug 2017 15:59
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Neutering & Defanging Chinese Threat (09-08-2014)
Replies: 10352
Views: 1119474

Re: Neutering & defeating Chinese Threat (09-08-2014)

China may be fighting the Doklam war on Pakistan front Then why is China risking a costly war? The answer to this question lies in two biggest developments in the subcontinent in the past few years: India's surgical strike inside the Pakistan-occupied Kashmir last year and China planning to build a ...
by Jits
14 Aug 2017 16:06
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Neutering & Defanging Chinese Threat (09-08-2014)
Replies: 10352
Views: 1119474

Re: Neutering & defeating Chinese Threat (09-08-2014)

Trade war looming between India-China: Chinese state media http://economictimes.indiatimes.com/articleshow/60056033.cms?utm_source=contentofinterest&utm_medium=text&utm_campaign=cppst A trade war seems to be looming between India and China after New Delhi imposed anti-dumping duties on 93 Ch...
by Jits
28 Jul 2017 17:39
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Neutering & Defanging Chinese Threat (09-08-2014)
Replies: 10352
Views: 1119474

Re: Managing Chinese Threat (09-08-2014)

Is this a restoration of "Pre 16th June status quo" as India had demanded ?
by Jits
24 Jul 2017 15:30
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Neutering & Defanging Chinese Threat (09-08-2014)
Replies: 10352
Views: 1119474

Re: Managing Chinese Threat (09-08-2014)

<snip> Only way is for China is to lose its Eurocentric view and become Chinese in nature. Communism is one of the poisons of enlightenment and reformation in Europe which came out of church repression for centuries (Analogy of reformation is sort of similar but not exactly to samudra manthan as se...

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